gaming

4th January 2021

Felicia Hendrix to step into Penn National CFO role

Casino operator Penn National Gaming announced that executive vice president and chief financial officer David Williams stepped down from his role as of December 31,…

4th January 2021

Penn National opens Barstool sportsbooks in Indiana & Michigan

Casino operator Penn National Gaming (PNG) has opened three Barstool-branded sportsbooks, at the Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg and Ameristar East Chicago Casino & Hotel in Indiana,…

14th December 2020

US tribal gaming revenue reaches record $34.6bn in FY2019

Gross gambling revenue from tribal casinos increased 2.5% year-on-year in the 2019 financial year to a record $34.6bn, according to new figures published by the…

11th December 2020

Michigan issues 15 provisional online sports betting and igaming licenses

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has approved provisional licenses for 15 platform providers to support commercial and tribal casinos in the state with online…

9th December 2020

US commercial gambling market continues to recover in October

US commercial gross gaming revenue (GGR) increased for the sixth consecutive month in October to $3.38bn, primarily due to growth within both the igaming and…

3rd December 2020

MGM Resorts raises $700m from MGP units redemption

MGM Resorts International has raised $700m after arranging for real estate investment trust (REIT) MGM Growth Properties (MGP) to redeem 23.5m operating partnership units. The…

24th November 2020

Penn National makes changes to board and executive team

Land-based and online operator Penn National Gaming has appointed Marla Kaplowitz, current president and chief executive of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s), to…

13th November 2020

Apollo Funds to acquire Great Canadian Gaming for CAD$3.3bn

Private equity giant Apollo Global Management has agreed to acquire land-based operator Great Canadian Gaming Corporation in a deal worth more than CAD$3.3bn (US$2.51bn). Under…

12th November 2020

Caesars commits $67m to communities in CSR drive

Caesars Entertainment invested $67m in communities its casinos serve during 2019 as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, its latest report reveals. The…

10th November 2020

Evolution to launch with Caesars in Pennsylvania

Live dealer giant Evolution has rolled out a range of its games with Caesars Entertainment in the state of Pennsylvania. Under the arrangement, the Caesars…

10th November 2020

Entercom acquires QL Gaming Group

Radio and broadcasting giant Entercom Communications has closed on the acquisition of sports data and igaming affiliate platform QL Gaming Group (QLGG) in a cash…

2nd November 2020

Oklahoma names special counsel for Native American affairs

Kevin Stitt, the Governor of Oklahoma, has appointed attorney Ryan Leonard as special counsel for Native American affairs in the state. In the role, Leonard…

26th October 2020

OK Governor to forgo appeal against tribal compact ruling

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has warned that while he will not appeal against a US District Court ruling stating tribal gaming compacts in the state…

23rd October 2020

theScore joins National Council on Problem Gambling

Canadian betting and sports media business theScore has announced that its Score Digital Sports Ventures (theScore Bet) subsidiary has become a platinum member of the…