Virginia

6th September 2021

BlueBet withdraws application for Virginia sports betting license

Australian mobile wagering operator BlueBet Holdings has withdrawn its application for a license in Virginia after being deemed ineligible for a permit. BlueBet had put…

2nd September 2021

VA sports betting revenue drops in July as handle hits low

Sports betting revenue in Virginia slipped 14.8% month-on-month as the state saw its handle fall to the lowest monthly total since the market launched in…

3rd August 2021

Virginia sports betting revenue dips in June despite handle increase

The Virginia Lottery has reported a 5.1% month-on-month decline in sports betting revenue to $14.9m in June despite the US state’s handle increasing. Adjusted gross…

2nd July 2021

Virginia betting revenue bounces back in May as spending surpasses $1bn

Sports betting revenue in Virginia increased 37.7% month-on-month to $15.7m in May, while total handle since launch passed $1.0bn despite a second month of decline. Adjusted…

1st June 2021

Virginia sees first sports betting revenue and handle declines in April

The Virginia Lottery in April reported the first month-on-month decline in sports wagering revenue and handle since the US state’s regulated market launched in January.…

4th May 2021

Virginia sports betting handle surpasses $300m in March

Players in Virginia wagered $304.1m on sports during March, while the six operators in the US state were able to generate $13.8m in adjusted gross…

30th April 2021

Kindred launches Unibet mobile sports betting brand in Virginia with Pala

Kindred Group has announced the launch of its Unibet brand in Virginia in partnership with online gambling platform provider Pala Interactive. Consumers in the state…

22nd April 2021

Kindred Group awarded Virginia mobile sports betting license

Kindred’s Unibet Interactive subsidiary has been awarded a direct market access mobile sports betting permit in the state of Virginia. Under this permit, the group…

22nd April 2021

Virginia sports bettors wager $628.7m from January to March

The Virginia Lottery has released a gaming update for the first months of legal gaming in the state, showing that a total of $628.7m was…

22nd April 2021

Bally’s misses out as City of Richmond cuts casino resort shortlist to two

Bally’s Corporation’s bid to build a new casino resort in the City of Richmond, Virginia has failed after it missed out on the final shortlist…

16th April 2021

Bally’s to let Richmond residents acquire equity in proposed resort

Casino operator Bally’s Corporation has announced that it will provide the opportunity for all residents of Richmond, Virginia to purchase an equity interest in the…

8th April 2021

State of the Union: New York, Flutter, Wyoming and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes plans to legalize mobile betting in New York – albeit with a controversial…

6th April 2021

Virginia sports betting handle reaches $265.8m in February

Consumers in Virginia wagered $265.8m on sports during February, but adjusted gross revenue (AGR) for the US state remained at a loss for a second…

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,…