Rhode Island

30th April 2021

Rhode Island sports betting revenue rockets 372.4% YoY in March

The Rhode Island Lottery reported a 372.4% year-on-year increase in sports betting revenue in March, while the state also saw its handle hike 333.7%. Revenue…

31st March 2021

Rhode Island sports betting revenue falls to $1.5m in February

Rhode Island sportsbooks revenue totaled at $1.5m in February, a 33.0% decrease from February 2020 and 58.5% drop from January 2021.  Players wagered $34.1m on…

1st March 2021

Rhode Island sports betting handle reaches record $39.8m in January

Sportsbooks in Rhode Island processed a record $39.8m in sports wagers during January, while the US state also saw a 12.7% year-on-year increase in sports…

29th January 2021

Casino closures hit Rhode Island betting market in December

The closure of Rhode Island’s two casinos for much of December led to the state’s sportsbook handle and revenue falling during the month.  The Bally’s…

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…

4th January 2021

RI sets new sports betting revenue record in November

The Rhode Island Lottery has reported a new monthly revenue record for sports betting in November, with operators generating a total of $6.3m during the…

30th November 2020

Rhode Island posts record mobile sports betting revenue

The Rhode Island Lottery reported significant growth for sports betting in October 2020, with handle and revenue increasing across both mobile and land-based channels. Sports…

29th October 2020

State of the Union: NV, Penn, NBA and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes financial results from a variety of the US’s major regional casino players –…

29th October 2020

RI retail betting continues to outstrip mobile in September

The Rhode Island Lottery reported a slight year-on-year decline in sports betting revenue – but month-over-month growth – for September, as retail continued to outperform mobile wagering.…

1st October 2020

State of the Union: William Hill, 5Dimes, Nevada and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Caesars Entertainment’s agreement to purchase British betting operator William Hill, Costa Rica-based sportsbook…

29th September 2020

Retail resurgence drives RI sports betting revenue in August

The Rhode Island Lottery has reported an increase in sports betting revenue and player spending in August, primarily due to increased activity at the state’s…

3rd September 2020

State of the Union: William Hill, Washington DC, PointsBet and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers William Hill’s acquisition of sportsbook solutions provider CG Technology and the latest sports…

1st September 2020

RI sports betting revenue rises in July

The Rhode Island Lottery saw sports betting revenue grow in July, as the state’s market continued to recover from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) shutdown. Revenue amounted…

6th August 2020

Interview: George Papanier, CEO, Twin River Worldwide Holdings

As properties reopen following a shutdown enforced by novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Twin River Worldwide Holdings president and chief executive George Papanier tells iGB North America why he…