Sports betting

8th October 2020

State of the Union: DraftKings, IL, Boyd and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers DraftKings’ efforts to raise $1.66bn, record sports betting figures for the US in…

8th October 2020

OR sets betting handle record in September, but GGR declines

Oregon’s SBTech-powered Scoreboard sportsbook set another record for handle at $26.2m in September, but saw revenue fall by 8.1% to $1.5m thanks to a negative…

7th October 2020

DraftKings targets $1.66bn from share placement

DraftKings Inc is set to raise a further $600m from the new share placement announced earlier this week, after further details were released. The Boston-headquartered…

7th October 2020

Rush Street maintains lead as Illinois betting revenue doubles

Casinos in Illinois took in $7.2m in revenue in August, up 99.6% from July, as players staked $140.1m, up 166.7%, with Rush Street Entertainment continuing…

7th October 2020

Record betting figures boost US gaming performance in August

The US gambling industry saw a fourth consecutive month of sequential growth in August as the return of sport generated record betting handle. Figures compiled…

6th October 2020

Local operator Action247 receives Tennessee betting license

Tennessee-based Action247 has received a conditional license to operate sports betting in its home state from the Sports Wagering Committee of the Tennessee Education Lottery…

6th October 2020

NH Lottery appoints first director of sports betting

The New Hampshire Lottery has appointed Daniel Maloney as its first director of sports betting, as it looks to manage the expansion of legal wagering…

5th October 2020

GAN and Wynn agree 10-year Michigan platform deal

GAN and Wynn Resorts have agreed a 10-year agreement in which the supplier will provide its online betting and igaming platform to the operator for…

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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1st October 2020

DraftKings signs Philadelphia Eagles as latest NFL partner

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has entered into a partnership with National Football League (NFL) franchise the Philadelphia Eagles. Under the multi-year…

1st October 2020

State of the Union: William Hill, 5Dimes, Nevada and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Caesars Entertainment’s agreement to purchase British betting operator William Hill, Costa Rica-based sportsbook…

1st October 2020

5Dimes agrees $46.8m DoJ settlement, targets US licenses

Costa Rica-based betting operator 5Dimes has agreed to pay a $46.8m settlement to the Department of Justice following an investigation into the operator illegally targeting…

1st October 2020

Delaware sports betting revenue improves in September

Sports wagering revenue in Delaware amounted to $904,450 in the month to 27 September, which despite marking a month-on-month improvement, remains far behind 2019 levels. …

30th September 2020

Nevada casino revenue declines to $743.0m in August

Nevada casino revenue declined 1.7% month-on-month and 21.9% year-on-year to $743.0m in August, as low margins and the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) combined to keep revenue…

30th September 2020

Hard Rock selects SG for betting and igaming technology

Hard Rock International has selected Scientific Games as its new US betting and gaming technology provider, replacing Gaming Innovation Group (GiG). The partnership will see…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

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