Sports betting

30th May 2019

Rhode Island sports betting revenue hits record high in April

Sports betting revenue in the state of Rhode Island hit an all-time high of $1.97m (£1.56m/€1.77m) in April, despite a significant decline in customer activity…

29th May 2019

Rush Street first in US to launch IMG Arena’s tennis streaming

Rush Street Interactive-owned PlaySugarHouse.com has become the first online sportsbook operator in the US to launch IMG Arena’s live video streaming service. PlaySugarHouse.com customers will…

29th May 2019

PA regulator launches online self-exclusion program

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has launched its online self-exclusion program ahead of the roll-out of online sports betting and gaming in the state. …

29th May 2019

Illinois lawmakers to make final play for legal sports betting

Lawmakers in Illinois are planning to attach sports betting language to a Senate bill in a last-ditch attempt to push through regulations before the state’s…

29th May 2019

Louisiana sports betting prospects bleak after committee deferral

Senator Daniel Martiny’s bill to regulate sports betting in Louisiana looks set to die in committee after the House Committee on Appropriations made a series…

29th May 2019

Scientific Games hands advisory role to former Aristocrat CEO

Scientific Games has appointed Jamie Odell, formerly CEO of Aristocrat Leisure, as special advisor to both its chairman and CEO. Odell will advise chairman Ronald…

28th May 2019

SugarHouse begins live test of PA sportsbook

The Rush Street-operated SugarHouse Casino has begun Pennsylvania’s first live test of online sports betting, which could see it cleared for a full roll-out by…

28th May 2019

MGM-GVC joint venture Roar Digital secures Nevada and New Jersey licences

Roar Digital, the joint venture between GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has been awarded an igaming licence by the Nevada Gaming Commission, as well as…

28th May 2019

Better Collective boosts US presence with RotoGrinders deal

Stockholm-listed Better Collective will significantly expand its presence in the US market through the acquisition of daily fantasy and sports betting affiliate Rical LLC, operator…

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…