Rhode Island

5th December 2019

State of the Union: NFL, Penn National, RI, NH and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the first National Football League (NFL) player to be suspended for breaking sports…

29th November 2019

Rhode Island sports betting revenue declines despite record handle

Rhode Island’s sports betting revenue for October declined slightly from a record September despite its highest-ever handle, as operators took in $2.5m from the vertical.…

15th November 2019

Higher costs offset increased hospitality revenue for Twin Rivers in Q3

Twin Rivers’ revenue increased 17.0% to $129.3m for the third quarter of 2019, thanks to increases in hospitality revenue, but higher operating expenses led to…

14th November 2019

Forex gains boost IGT Q3 profit as revenue dips

International Game Technology (IGT) has reported a marginal decline in revenue of $1.15bn (£895.7m/€1.04bn) for the third quarter of 2016, 0.3% below last year’s figure,…

31st October 2019

State of the Union: Yahoo Sports, Andrew Yang, RI, NH, NV and more 

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Roar Digital’s partnership with Yahoo Sports, Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang’s contribution to…

29th October 2019

RI sports betting revenue rockets in September

Rhode Island sports betting revenue almost tripled month-on-month to $2.5m in September, with an increase in retail betting accompanied by the first contribution from mobile. Total…

23rd October 2019

Twin River adds Scientific Games to RI Lottery consortium

Casino operator Twin River Worldwide Holdings has enlisted Scientific Games to support its bid to take over the Rhode Island lottery contract currently held by…

1st October 2019

Rhode Island sports betting revenue recovers in August

The Rhode Island Lottery has reported a month-on-month increase in sports betting revenue in August after punters spent over $10m (£8.1m/€9.2m) on legal wagering during…

26th September 2019

RI Governor Raimondo defends IGT lottery contract extension

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has defended her decision to extend the state lottery’s contract with International Game Technology (IGT) without a tender process, arguing that the…

19th September 2019

Camelot teams up with Twin River for Rhode Island lottery bid

Twin River Management Group has partnered Camelot Lottery Solutions in a bid to wrestle the Rhode Island state lottery contract from International Game Technology (IGT).…

5th September 2019

Rhode Island launches mobile sports betting

The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) has confirmed the long-awaited soft launch of mobile wagering in the state. The state has opted for a…

29th August 2019

Rhode Island wagering revenue slumps in July

Rhode Island’s regulated sports betting market has reported a 61.5% month-on-month decline in revenue for July. However, mobile betting may soon launch in the state,…

1st August 2019

State of the Union: NC, NY, RI and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signing a tribal gaming bill into law. Meanwhile…

30th July 2019

Rhode Island sportsbook revenue more than doubles in June

Rhode Island’s regulated sports betting sector has enjoyed its strongest month to date, with revenue hitting a new high of $2.2m in June.  Revenue at…