Sports betting

11th May 2021

Illinois betting handle smashes records again in March

Sports wagering revenue in Illinois grew 25.1% month-on-month to $44.3m in March, while handle hit a record high of $627.6m, up 23.1%. FanDuel remained on…

11th May 2021

Colorado sports wagers reach $2.34bn in first year of regulation

Consumers in Colorado wagered a total of $2.34bn on sports during the first year of legal wagering in the state, while gross gaming revenue in…

10th May 2021

PointsBet agrees to acquire ADW operator Premier Turf Club for $2.9m

Gambling operator PointsBet has brokered an agreement to purchase pari-mutuel advance deposit wagering (ADW) operator Premier Turf Club for $2.9m. The transaction remains subject to…

7th May 2021

Iowa records sports wagering handle decrease for April

Iowa posted sports wagering handle figures of $118.4m for April 2021, representing a 7438.9% increase from April 2020 when almost all major sporting events were…

7th May 2021

DraftKings ups guidance as revenue grows 252% but losses rise further

DraftKings’ revenue continued to rocket in Q1, growing 252.7% to $312.3m, but losses widened as the operator’s sky-high costs of sales and marketing costs continued…

7th May 2021

Fox Corporation to acquire digital media platform Outkick

Media giant Fox Corporation has brokered a deal to acquire Outkick Media, a digital media platform founded by US sports journalist and media personality Clay…

7th May 2021

Ohio bill would legalize sports betting

A bill to legalize sports betting – allowing 20 land-based and 20 online licenses plus an offering from the lottery – has officially been introduced…

6th May 2021

Caesars seals AZ market access with Diamondbacks deal

Caesars Entertainment has struck a partnership with Major League Baseball franchise the Arizona Diamondbacks, that will allow the operator to roll out sports betting in…

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.

Register Now!
6th May 2021

State of the Union: Better Collective, Nevada, Catena and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes two huge affiliate deals, financial results from Caesars Entertainment, and efforts in Nevada…

6th May 2021

Oregon bounces back in April as revenue rockets 594.9% YoY

The Oregon Lottery has reported a 594.9% year-on-year increase in sports betting revenue in April, while the US state’s handle also rocketed 475.0% to $25.3m.…

6th May 2021

US mobile betting’s biggest hurdle

Mobile sports betting has taken off rapidly in the US since the repeal of PASPA, but still has some way to go to reach Europe’s…

5th May 2021

Nielsen: US betting and igaming TV ad spend rockets to $153.6m in Q1

A report by television data collection company Nielsen has found that the money spent on advertising online gambling on television has soared in the last…

4th May 2021

Suquamish Tribe agrees sports betting deal in amended Washington compact

The Washington State Gambling Commission and the Suquamish Tribe have reached an agreement allowing sports wagering to be added to its Class III gaming compact,…

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…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

Read Now