Sports betting

20th April 2021

Michigan betting and igaming revenue grows to $127.4m in March

Online betting and gaming operators in Michigan brought in $127.4m in March, a 42.8% month-on-month increase in the second full month of online activity, thanks…

20th April 2021

Mississippi sports betting revenue rockets 707.4% YoY in March

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has reported a 707.4% year-on-year increase in sports betting revenue in March, with players having spent 372.0% more on wagering during…

20th April 2021

Caesars’ William Hill acquisition to close on 22 April after High Court approval

Caesars Entertainment’s acquisition of British operator William Hill is set to close on Thursday (22 April) after the High Court of Justice in England and…

20th April 2021

Betsson acquires Strive Platform stake to support North American expansion

Betsson has acquired a 35% stake in TG Lab’s Strive Platform for $6.5m (£4.7m/€5.4m), in a strategic venture aimed at supporting its expansion plans in the…

20th April 2021

New York set for mobile betting as Governor Cuomo signs FY 2022 budget

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed the state’s fiscal 2022 budget, clearing the way for the launch of legal mobile sports wagering. Earlier this…

19th April 2021

Mer Telemanagement Solutions to acquire SharpLink in reverse merger

Betting technology supplier SharpLink and software provider Mer Telemanagement Solutions (MTS) have agreed the terms of a reverse merger that will create a new publicly…

19th April 2021

New Jersey gambling revenue rockets 119.8% YoY in March

Gambling revenue in New Jersey hiked 119.8% year-on-year in March as the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement reported growth across the sports betting, igaming and…

16th April 2021

Pennsylvania gambling revenue rockets 162.7% in March

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has reported a 162.7% year-on-year increase in gambling revenue for the US state in March, while the market also…

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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16th April 2021

Arizona legalizes sports betting as Governor Ducey signs bill

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has signed legislation that will make sports betting and paid fantasy sports officially legal within the state.  House Bill 2772, first…

16th April 2021

William Hill pulls further ahead of DC Lottery as revenue gap widens in March

Sports betting revenue in Washington DC increased 46.2% month-on-month to $1.9m in March as William Hill widened the gap between itself and DC Lottery’s Gambet.…

16th April 2021

NFL signs Caesars, DraftKings and FanDuel as first US sportsbook partners

North America’s National Football League (NFL) has announced that Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings and FanDuel will become its first official sports betting partners in the US.…

15th April 2021

State of the Union: New York, Bally’s, NFL and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers anticipation for legal mobile sports betting in New York, Bally’s Q1 results ahead…

15th April 2021

Sportradar scores sports betting partnership with CDI’s TwinSpires

Sportradar has entered a multi-year sports betting partnership with TwinSpires, the online sports wagering division of Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI). Under the deal, Sportradar will…

15th April 2021

How Iowa prepared for lift-off

After weathering the storm of Covid-19, the newly-emerging Iowa gaming market is ready to take off with the market size set to double by next…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 47

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