Sports betting

13th August 2019

WV sports betting off to strong start in new fiscal year

West Virginia’s sports betting market has reported revenue of $704,475.03 for the first five weeks of the state’s fiscal year, with Penn National Gaming’s Hollywood…

13th August 2019

Indiana issues six temporary sports betting vendor permits

The Indiana Gaming Commission has continued to make progress towards opening the state’s regulated sports betting market, with six operators issued with temporary vendor licenses,…

12th August 2019

NFL to embrace sports betting with expanded Sportradar data deal

The US National Football League (NFL) has extended its existing data deal with Sportradar to cover the distribution of its official data to sports betting…

12th August 2019

theScore raises $10m to fund sports betting expansion plans

Canadian media giant theScore has closed a private placement of Class A shares, raising $10m in funding for the planned launch of its sports betting…

9th August 2019

Iowa’s Lakeside Casino to open William Hill sportsbook

Affinity Gaming-owned Lakeside Hotel & Casino in Iowa is to open a new William Hill sportsbook on August 15, coinciding with the launch of regulated…

9th August 2019

FOBT changes and US expansion costs hit William Hill profit in first half

William Hill has cited a reduction in the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in the UK and costs associated with its expansion efforts…

8th August 2019

NCAA reiterates wagering stance, opts not to introduce availability reports

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has reiterated its stance on student-athletes and university administrators providing information to others associated with sports wagering and has…

8th August 2019

State of the Union: NV, CT, Puerto Rico and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Nevada’s record-breaking revenue performance, the signature of Puerto Rico’s sports betting bill into…

8th August 2019

Granite State joins legal list

House Bill 480 is awaiting New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu’s signature to pass into law. The bill’s sponsor, Representative Timothy Lang, tells Robin Harrison how…

8th August 2019

US sports betting: one year on

The US sports betting market is expected to rapidly expand in the coming years, with an exclusive new report from H2 Gambling Capital estimating that…

6th August 2019

Scientific Games and Oneida Indian Nation launch two NY sportsbooks

Scientific Games Corporation and the Oneida Indian Nation have launched Caesars-branded sportsbooks in two New York casinos: Turning Stone Resort in Verona and Point Place…

5th August 2019

Key learnings from US heavyweights

We sat down with Keith O’Loughlin, SVP Sportsbooks and Platforms at SG Digital, David McDowell, CEO at FSB and Rob Bone, president at Amelco USA…

1st August 2019

Penn National to promote COO Snowden to chief executive role

Penn National Gaming (PNG) has announced that its chief operating officer Jay Snowden will serve as the operator’s new chief executive, replacing the retiring Timothy…

1st August 2019

State of the Union: NC, NY, RI and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signing a tribal gaming bill into law. Meanwhile…