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6th December 2021

Hard Rock takes sportsbook offline after court ruling

Hard Rock Sportsbook, owned by Florida’s Seminole Tribe, has suspended betting on its platform within the state after a court ruled the tribe’s compact allowing…

6th December 2021

Michigan regulator warns against black market after nonpayment complaints

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has warned bettors of the dangers of betting on unlicensed platforms after it received complaints regarding nonpayment of winnings.…

2nd December 2021

State of the Union: DraftKings, Nevada, Colorado and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes a patent infringement lawsuit filed against DraftKings, as well as state sports betting…

2nd December 2021

Colossus Bets sues DraftKings over cashout patent infringement

Colossus Bets has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against DraftKings in the US District Court for Delaware, over patents related to a cashout feature. Colossus…

11th November 2021

State of the Union: New York, California, ESPN and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes some of the major potential opportunities in the US betting space, with stories…

9th November 2021

Tribal operators launch ballot measure for California sports betting

Four tribal operators in California have introduced a new ballot measure that would bring sports betting to the state if approved. The proposal, titled the…

8th November 2021

Bicycle Casino pays $500,000 settlement after AML investigation

Los Angeles-based Card room Bicycle Casino has agreed to pay a settlement of $500,000 and undergo an enhanced review after a Department of Justice investigation…

4th November 2021

State of the Union: MGM, Bally’s, Caesars and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes third-quarter earnings from almost all the major players in the land-based sector, as…

4th November 2021

Richmond voters reject One Casino + Resort project

Voters in the city of Richmond, Virginia have rejected a ballot measure to build a new casino in the city. The city held a referendum,…

3rd November 2021

NCPG appoints Cole Wogoman as government relations manager

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) announced that Cole Wogoman has been appointed as the organization’s government relations manager. Wogoman will advocate for stronger…

2nd November 2021

Illinois legislature approves amendment to allow online registration

A bill to amend the Illinois Horse Racing Act 1975  to remove of the requirement to register for a sports betting account in person from…

2nd November 2021

British Columbians place $25m in single-event bets in first two months

Canadian provincial lottery operator British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has announced that British Columbians have placed over $25.0m (£14.7m/€17.3m) in single-event sports bets on its…

26th October 2021

Live5 launches in British Colombia after license approval

Slot game developer Live5 has received approval to launch in the Canadian province of British Columbia for the first time. Live5 was certified by the…

25th October 2021

1.2 million bets placed in Connecticut during first week of legal wagering

Geolocation security company GeoComply has reported a “strong start,” for Connecticut’s online sports betting and casino market, adding that the data indicates an “appetite” for…