Sports betting

6th August 2021

New Jersey becomes first state to legalize fixed-odds betting as Governor signs bill

New Jersey has become the first US state to legalize fixed-odds horse racing betting after its Governor Phil Murphy signed a new bill into law.…

5th August 2021

State of the Union: theScore, VICI, MGM and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, is highlighted by two multi-billion-dollar mergers, but also includes financial results from a number…

5th August 2021

DraftKings pens wide-ranging data deal with Genius Sports

Genius Sports has secured a multi-year agreement with DraftKings for the supply of official sportsbook data and content solutions for a range of leading sports…

5th August 2021

Penn National to acquire theScore for $2.0bn as it seeks own platform

Penn National Gaming has agreed a deal to acquire Canada-based theScore in a $2.0bn cash-and-stock deal, with chief executive Jay Snowden suggesting he plans to…

3rd August 2021

IGT ups 2021 guidance after revenue grows to $1.04bn in Q2

Gaming and lotteries supplier International Game Technology (IGT) upped its revenue and operating profit guidance for 2021 after Q2 revenue grew 73.5% to $1.04bn, while…

3rd August 2021

BCLC pens betting data deal with Genius Sports

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has appointed Genius Sports as the official data provider for its sportsbook operations. Under the…

3rd August 2021

BetMGM partners Cheddar News for new betting show

Entain and MGM Resorts’ online joint venture, BetMGM, has formed a new partnership with digital-first news network Cheddar News to launch Cheddar Bets, a weekly…

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 August 2021

Caesars launches new sportsbook app following William Hill acquisition

Caesars Entertainment has launched its new Caesars Sportsbook app, following its acquisition of William Hill earlier this year. The app, which uses the Liberty platform…

2nd August 2021

NHL star Evander Kane under investigation following betting allegations

The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced it will launch an investigation into claims that San Jose Sharks’ Evander Kane placed wagers on NHL games. …

2nd August 2021

TwinSpires partners Tonto Apache Tribe to pursue Arizona betting license

TwinSpires, the online sports wagering brand of Churchill Downs Incorporated, has linked up with the Tonto Apache Tribe to pursue an online sports betting license…

2nd August 2021

Gun Lake and Parx Interactive cleared to launch online betting in Michigan

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has given its approval for the Gun Lake Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan and platform provider Parx Interactive…

30th July 2021

NFL’s Colts to offer FanDuel site credit in new ticket package

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel Group has expanded its partnership with National Football League (NFL) franchise the Indianapolis Colts to include a new ticketing element where fans…

30th July 2021

theScore partners Canlan Sports on promotional drive

Score Media and Gaming (theScore) has entered a partnership with Canadian recreational sports business Canlan Sports to promote its brand across the country. Under the…