Sports betting

18th June 2019

Bet.Works hires Jay Rood as chief risk officer

US sports betting start-up Bet.Works has appointed veteran gambling executive Jay Rood as the company’s chief risk officer. Rood joins from MGM Resorts, where he…

17th June 2019

New York mobile betting bill passes Senate

Senator Joseph Addabbo’s bill to legalise mobile wagering in New York has taken a major step forward after it was passed by the state Senate.…

17th June 2019

Webinar: The Expanding Payments Frontier – From New States to New Payment Methods

In April, Paysafe and Worldpay hosted a webinar discussing the US gaming market’s post-PASPA evolution – and the payments space in particular. The second of…

17th June 2019

Delaware sports betting revenue drops again in May

The Delaware Lottery has reported a second consecutive month-on-month decline in sports betting revenue in May, with consumers spending less on wagering. May revenue amounted…

14th June 2019

Australia’s PointsBet targets US expansion following ASX listing

Australian online sports betting operator PointsBet has raised AUS$75m (US$51.6m) after listing its shares on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). PointsBet began trading this week…

14th June 2019

New Hampshire legislature passes sports betting bill

A bill to regulate sports betting in New Hampshire is headed to the Governor Chris Sununu after the state’s House of Representatives concurred with the…

13th June 2019

State of the Union: West Virginia, NY, Oregon, Louisiana and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the latest developments in West Virginia, New York, Oregon and more. West Virginia…

13th June 2019

New Jersey iGaming Dashboard – June 2019

iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are pleased to present the New Jersey iGaming Dashboard, providing revenue and product metrics on the state’s regulated market. The…

13th June 2019

DoJ to hold off on Wire Act enforcement until 2020

A memo from the US Deputy Attorney General has informed law enforcement staff working under the Department of Justice (DoJ) that there will be no…

12th June 2019

New Jersey gambling revenue rises to $276.8m in May

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has reported a 27.1% year-on-year rise in regulated gaming revenue in May, aided by land-based and online casino…

11th June 2019

West Virginia sports betting revenue rockets in May

Regulated sports betting revenue in West Virginia rocketed by 69% month-on-month in May to $937,065 (£736,725/€827,996), while amounts wagered rose 4%. Consumers in West Virginia…

10th June 2019

NY Gaming Commission approves sports betting regulations

The New York Gaming Commission has today (June 10) approved regulations governing sports betting in the state.  The approval clears the way for the licensing…

7th June 2019

Oregon Lottery signs sportsbook contract with SBTech

The Oregon State Lottery and SBTech have signed a contract that will see the supplier’s technology used to power the state’s mobile and retail sportsbook…

7th June 2019

Louisiana sports betting hopes die, take fantasy bill with them

The end of the Louisiana legislative session passed yesterday (June 6), with efforts to pass sports betting legislation failing.  This failure also saw Senator Daniel…