Sports betting

22nd October 2021

NY selects top mobile betting bidder, as operators could face 64% tax rate

The New York State Gaming Commission has given prospective mobile sports betting operators until 5pm on Monday to amend their proposed tax contributions, after confirming…

22nd October 2021

SeventySix invests in Lucra Sports alongside sports tech businesses

SeventySix Capital has acquired an undisclosed stake in gaming platform Lucra Sports as part of a fresh series of investments. SeventySix described Lucra as a…

22nd October 2021

Maryland Gaming Commission approves two more sports betting licenses

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission has granted two additional sports betting licenses to Hollywood Casino in Perryville and Ocean Downs Casino in Berlin.  The pair…

22nd October 2021

Washington DC sets records for betting revenue and handle in September

Sports wagering revenue in Washington DC reached a new monthly record of $3.8m in September, while the district saw its handle surpass $20.0m for the…

21st October 2021

Bally’s scores betting partnership with Nashville Predators

Bally’s Corporation and Tennessee-based ice hockey team the Nashville Predators have entered into a partnership that will see Bally’s named as the team’s official sports…

21st October 2021

NBA All-Star Kevin Garnett joins BetMGM as brand ambassador

NBA Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett has joined BetMGM as the sportsbook operator's latest brand ambassador. Garnett will be featured in BetMGM's upcoming marketing campaigns,…

21st October 2021

State of the Union: Entain, New Jersey, Penn National Gaming and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes developments in DraftKings’ proposed acquisition of Entain, as well as landmark sports betting…

21st October 2021

NFL partners National Council on Problem Gambling for awareness program

The National Football League (NFL) has made a multi-million-dollar commitment to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) as part of a new league-wide responsible…

20th October 2021

Betway receives licenses in Iowa and Poland

Betway operator Super Group has announced the brand has received two new licenses – in the state of Iowa, and in Poland. The operator has…

20th October 2021

Sauk Suiattle Tribe and Washington regulator reach sports betting agreement

The Washington State Gaming Commission has reached a tentative agreement with the Sauk Suiattle Indian Tribe to amend the Tribe's Cass III gaming compact to…

20th October 2021

SIS announces two new board appointments to support US growth

Live betting service and content provider Sports Information Services (SIS) has appointed two new non-executive directors as it prepares to tackle the US market. The…

20th October 2021

Online growth drives Pennsylvania gaming revenue up 45.6% year-on-year

Pennsylvania recorded gaming revenue figures of $415.7m for September, representing a 45.6% increase on the same period last year.  Parx Casino was the best performing…

19th October 2021

Penn National Gaming completes theScore acquisition

Penn National Gaming has closed its US$2.0bn cash-and-stock acquisition of Canada-based operator theScore. Penn announced the deal in August, revealing that it planned to migrate…

19th October 2021

Foxwoods and DraftKings launch online betting and igaming in Conencticut

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation-operated Foxwoods Resort Casino and DraftKings have officially launched online sports betting an casino in Connecticut. This comes after a successful soft…