sports

27th May 2021

William Hill opens first stadium sportsbook at DC’s Capital One Arena

Caesars Entertainment-owned William Hill has opened its full Washington, DC sportsbook at the Capital One Arena, marking the first sportsbook opening in a professional US…

13th May 2021

Sportradar signs data and content partnership with NBC

Sports betting data provider Sportradar has signed a new data and content partnership with media conglomerate NBCUniversal’s Sports Regional Networks. As part of the deal,…

30th April 2021

BetRivers becomes betting partner of Indy Eleven soccer team

Rush Street Interactive (RSI)-owned online sportsbook and gaming operator, BetRivers, has signed a multi-year agreement with Indiana-based United Soccer League (USL) Championship team, Indy Eleven,…

22nd April 2021

Arizona regulator begins drafting sports betting and fantasy rules

The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) has begun drafting rules for the introduction of fantasy competitions and sports wagering in the state, following Governor Doug…

12th April 2021

Overdrive Marketing acquires TheRX.com

Texas-based Overdrive Marketing Inc. has acquired longstanding online sports wagering portal TheRX.com, in a deal worth $2.4m. In addition to offering marketing, content and SEO…

7th April 2021

New York set to legalize mobile betting following budget agreement

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo has agreed the FY 2022 New York State Budget, which includes the introduction of mobile wagering in the state.…

6th April 2021

US Congress to consider repealing 0.25% federal handle tax

The United States Congress is to consider a new federal bill aiming to remove a national 0.25% excise tax on sports wagering handle. HB2350, also…

23rd March 2021

NCPG publishes recommendations on college sports betting partnerships

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in the US has set out a series of recommendations for sports betting operators seeking partnerships with colleges…

23rd March 2021

Gambling.com launches new affiliate site in Virginia

Gambling.com Group has launched its third sports betting affiliate website in the US state of Virginia. VirginiaIsForBettors features a range of content specific to Virginia,…

19th March 2021

XLMedia raises $33.5m to fund Sports Betting Dime deal

Affiliate business XLMedia has raised £24.0m (€28.1m/$33.5m) under a placing and subscription to help fund its acquisition of US-focused sportsbook review website Sports Betting Dime.…

10th March 2021

Penn National approved to launch Barstool Sportsbook app in Illinois

Penn National Gaming has secured approval from the Illinois Gaming Board to launch its Barstool Sportsbook mobile application in the US state. The operator said…

5th March 2021

Arizona sports betting bill passes third reading

Arizona House Bill 2772 to legalize sports betting has passed its third reading in the state’s House of Representatives, by 48 votes in favor to…

3rd March 2021

FuboTV completes Vigtory acquisition

Sports-focused streaming platform FuboTV has completed its acquisition of sportsbook operator Vigtory. The company said its expected expansion into wagering and interactivity will further differentiate…

15th February 2021

Oregon Lottery Scoreboard revenue doubles in January

The Oregon Lottery’s sports betting brand, Scoreboard, brought in $3.87m in gross gaming revenue (GGR) for January 2021, up 119.4%, from total betting turnover of…