Sports betting

20th September 2019

Hard Rock to launch Iowa sportsbook with GiG

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has agreed to extend its partnership with Hard Rock International and support the casino operator with the launch of its new…

19th September 2019

Football drives Mississippi sportsbook handle growth

Mississippi’s sports betting market bounced back in August after a weak July, as bettors placed $19.9m in sports wagers in August, up 48.5% month-on-month. The…

18th September 2019

Michigan sports betting bill passes first committee stage

The Michigan House Regulatory Reform Committee has approved a bill that would allow for legal sports betting in the state, passing the bill to the…

17th September 2019

KY Governor candidate reveals gambling expansion plans

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has announced plans to significantly expand Kentucky’s legal gambling market by legalizing commercial casinos, sports betting and online gaming if…

16th September 2019

Iowa generates $2.2m in first fortnite of legal betting

Licensed operators generated $2.2m in revenue from the first sixteen days of legal wagering in Iowa, with the William Hill-powered offering at the Prairie Meadows…

13th September 2019

New Jersey sports betting revenue rises again in August

Sports betting revenue in New Jersey was up 174.0% year-on-year in August, while the US state also saw revenue increases within its online gambling and…

12th September 2019

NY regulator relaunches gaming market study tender

The New York Gaming Commission has reopened the tender process for an independent company to conduct a study into the expansion of the state’s gaming…

12th September 2019

Romney in discussions for federal sports betting bill

US Senator for Utah and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney has been involved in preliminary discussions about a federal sports gambling bill, a member of…

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12th September 2019

Four Winds negotiating new tribal compact for Indiana betting

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, which operates the Four Winds chain of casinos in Indiana and Michigan, has begun negotiations to introduce Class III…

10th September 2019

Unibet launches first US sportsbook in New Jersey

Kindred Group-owned Unibet has launched its first online sportsbook in the US, going live in New Jersey through its partnership with the Hard Rock Hotel…

10th September 2019

FanDuel expands Boyd partnership into Indiana and Iowa

Flutter Entertainment’s FanDuel Group has launched sports betting at Boyd Gaming properties in Indiana and Iowa as it continues to take advantage of its partnership with the…

9th September 2019

SG and Caesars prepare for IL and NC after IN launch

Scientific Games and Caesars Entertainment are preparing to take their partnership into North Carolina and Illinois, following the latest roll-out in Indiana. Legal sports betting went…

5th September 2019

Iden files sports betting bill in Michigan

Michigan Representative Brandt Iden has introduced his long-awaited bill to legalize sports betting in the state. House Bill 4916, if passed into law, would permit online…

4th September 2019

Smarkets secures US market access via Full House deal

Betting exchange operator Smarkets has announced that it will enter the US sports betting market in partnership with NASDAQ-listed casino operator Full House Resorts. Smarkets…

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