Finance

22nd April 2021

Caesars completes £2.9bn acquisition of William Hill

Caesars Entertainment has finalized its acquisition of British gambling operator William Hill. Under the acquisition deal announced in September last year, Caesars agreed to pay…

22nd April 2021

Churchill Downs Incorporated returns to profit in Q1

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) returned to profit in Q1 of 2021 as revenue grew 28.2% year-on-year to $324.3m, thanks to the acquisition of new race…

22nd April 2021

New Jersey iGaming Dashboard – April 2021

Borgata finally overtook long-standing online casino leader in New Jersey last month as the state’s igaming market exceeded its previous high by more than 10%.…

21st April 2021

Rush Street Interactive appoints Seiler to new IR role

Betting and igaming operator Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has appointed Lauren Seiler to the newly created role of associate vice president of investor relations and…

21st April 2021

Bally’s raises $671.4m via share offering to fund Gamesys acquisition

Casino operator Bally’s Corporation has raised $671.4m through a share offering, with the funds to be used to partially finance its acquisition of Gamesys Group.…

20th April 2021

Michigan betting and igaming revenue grows to $127.4m in March

Online betting and gaming operators in Michigan brought in $127.4m in March, a 42.8% month-on-month increase in the second full month of online activity, thanks…

20th April 2021

Mississippi sports betting revenue rockets 707.4% YoY in March

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has reported a 707.4% year-on-year increase in sports betting revenue in March, with players having spent 372.0% more on wagering during…

20th April 2021

Caesars’ William Hill acquisition to close on 22 April after High Court approval

Caesars Entertainment’s acquisition of British operator William Hill is set to close on Thursday (22 April) after the High Court of Justice in England and…

ICE North America Webinar Series – The Road Back

With American casinos beginning to reopen, questions still remain about the roadmap to long-term recovery. The Road Back four-part webinar series will examine measures and best practices to guide land-based operators and suppliers, as you work with your customers, your teams and your partners to provide a safe betting and gaming experience in the 'new normal' environment.

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19th April 2021

New Jersey gambling revenue rockets 119.8% YoY in March

Gambling revenue in New Jersey hiked 119.8% year-on-year in March as the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement reported growth across the sports betting, igaming and…

16th April 2021

Pennsylvania gambling revenue rockets 162.7% in March

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has reported a 162.7% year-on-year increase in gambling revenue for the US state in March, while the market also…

16th April 2021

William Hill pulls further ahead of DC Lottery as revenue gap widens in March

Sports betting revenue in Washington DC increased 46.2% month-on-month to $1.9m in March as William Hill widened the gap between itself and DC Lottery’s Gambet.…

14th April 2021

theScore reports record handle, but negative net gaming revenue, in H1

Score Media and Gaming (theScore) has reported record handle of CAD$137.4m (USD$109.5m) for the six months ending 28 February 2021, the first half of its…

13th April 2021

Bally’s to acquire Tropicana Las Vegas

Land-based gaming operator Bally’s Corporation has announced its acquisition of the Tropicana Las Vegas casino from real estate investment trust Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc…

12th April 2021

Indiana sports betting revenue and handle rebound in March

Indiana’s sports betting market saw handle increase to $316.7m in March, an increase of over $240m, or more than 300%, from March 2020 when casinos…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

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