Sports betting

28th May 2019

Tennessee Governor allows sports betting bill to pass into law

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has allowed a bill to legalise sports betting to pass without his signature, despite having made clear his opposition to expanding…

23rd May 2019

State of the Union: Maine, NH, Pennsylvania and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, looks at legislative developments in Maine and New Hampshire, as well as the performance…

23rd May 2019

ICE North America Interview: Senator Jon Ford, Indiana Senate

Indiana Senator Jon Ford, a driving force behind the passage of sports betting legislation in the state, spoke exclusively to iGB North America’s Robin Harrison…

21st May 2019

Maine committee makes progress on sports betting plan but issues remain

The Maine legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee has made progress on developing a regulatory framework for sports betting in the state, though a number…

21st May 2019

Webinar: Legitimizing the US sports betting market – what do the players want?

With sports betting legalized in 8 states across the US already, and with major events in the sporting calendar including the Super Bowl and March…

20th May 2019

IGT Q1 revenue falls as US gaming and lottery divisions struggle

International Game Technology (IGT) has reported a 5% year-on-year decline in group revenue for the first quarter of 2019, a result of lower revenue from…

20th May 2019

Talent market update: US betting and gaming

Pentasia’s Brady Eagle provides an insight into hiring trends in the US betting and gaming sector in the second quarter of 2019.  Since the Supreme…

20th May 2019

PA generates $3.4m in tax from first year of regulated fantasy sports

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has revealed that the state has generated tax revenue of $3.4m (£2.7m/€3.0m) from its first full year of regulated…

17th May 2019

Mohegan Sun Pocono secures PA sports betting certificate

Tribal casino operator Mohegan Sun Pocono’s petition for a sports wagering certificate in Pennsylvania has been approved by the state’s Gaming Control Board (PGCB).  The…

17th May 2019

NH sports betting bill headed to Senate Finance Committee

The New Hampshire Senate Ways and Means Committee has approved an amended bill to legalize sports betting, with the legislation now passing to the Finance…

17th May 2019

New Jersey igaming dashboard – May 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…

17th May 2019

Mississippi sports betting revenue plummets in April

Mississippi has seen revenue from its legal sports market plummet in April, with basketball remaining the most popular sport for wagering.  Amounts wagered across all…

16th May 2019

Parx leads the way in Pennsylvania sports betting market in April

Pennsylvania has reported a 23.5% decline in sports betting revenue for April, with a weaker month for Rush Street’s Rivers and SugarHouse venues allowing Parx…

16th May 2019

Genius Sports hires former pro to oversee global basketball strategy

Sports data and betting solutions specialist Genius Sports has hired former professional basketball player Romain Vez to manage and expand its partnerships with teams and…