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21st January 2021

Michigan approves Pointsbet for online betting launch

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has approved the Lac Vieux Desert tribe and its platform provider, PointsBet, to launch online sports betting tomorrow (Friday, January…

12th January 2021

PointsBet signs latest Michigan deal with Detroit Red Wings

Online betting operator PointsBet has agreed a multi-year deal with National Hockey League (NHL) franchise the Detroit Red Wings, its second deal with a Michigan-based…

7th January 2021

State of the Union: MGM-Entain, Michigan, Adelson and more

The first State of the Union of 2021, in partnership with Segev LLP, is headlined by MGM Resorts’ proposal to acquire igaming giant Entain, formerly…

5th January 2021

PointsBet partners NBA’s Detroit Pistons ahead of Michigan launch

Sportsbook operator PointsBet has entered into a new partnership with National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise the Detroit Pistons, ahead of its launch in the team’s…

4th January 2021

Iowa introduces online registration for sports betting

Sports bettors in Iowa are now able to register online, rather than only in person, as of 1 January, which has led BetMGM to launch…

18th December 2020

Winter is coming

US states have largely avoided a second lockdown, but as restrictions tighten, could the sporting leagues once again be facing a shut-down? What then will…

18th November 2020

PointsBet launches in US home of Colorado

Pointsbet has launched its online sports betting in Colorado, the fifth state where the operator is active. The operator’s main US office is based in…

16th November 2020

Illinois betting handle doubles but revenue declines in September

Illinois sportsbook handle jumped 117.9% to $305.1m, as FanDuel and DraftKings saw large amounts wagered, but generated little revenue in September. Retail betting handle grew…

4th November 2020

FanDuel teams up with Evolution for live casino offering

FanDuel has selected live dealer giant Evolution to provide its live casino offering in the US. The deal will allow FanDuel to offer live casino…

26th October 2020

Caesars and William Hill jointly sponsor NFL’s Colts

Caesars Entertainment and William Hill have together signed a deal to become an official sports betting partner of the Indianapolis Colts, the first joint team…

19th October 2020

PointsBet appoints Len Mead as new content lead

PointsBet has selected longtime sports media executive Len Mead as its new vice president of content for its US business. Mead, who had previously served…

15th October 2020

State of the Union: Bally’s, Indiana, Rush Street Interactive and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers yet more US M&A activity, as Twin River acquires the Bally’s brand from…

12th October 2020

Hawthorne Race Course partners with Virtual Live Racing

Chicago’s Hawthorne Race Course has introduced a new pari-mutuel based product line through a partnership with virtual sports software developer Virtual Live Racing (VLR). The…

9th October 2020

PointsBet first US sign-up for Betgenius streaming solution

PointsBet has expanded its partnership with Genius Sports Group to take delivery of its streaming service, which will now be rolled out across the states…