Sports betting

15th May 2019

William Hill hit by online and retail struggles

William Hill has reported a 2% increase in revenue for the first 17 weeks of the year, despite suffering a like-for-like drop in revenue for…

14th May 2019

NJ revenue up 24% in April

New Jersey gaming revenue was up 23.8% year-on-year to $265.4m in April, driven by increases across all segments with the exception of online poker.

14th May 2019

Caesars seals sports betting content deal with ESPN

US casino giant Caesars Entertainment has joined forces with sports television network ESPN for an initiative to bring sports betting news and content to fans…

14th May 2019

AGA introduces marketing code for sports betting

As the number of states legalising sports betting gathers pace, the American Gaming Association (AGA) has issued a code of conduct its members have pledged…

14th May 2019

H2: US to become $8.4bn sports betting market by 2030

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

14th May 2019

NY sports betting bill edges forward to Senate Finance Committee

The New York Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee has unanimously voted to advance a bill that would legalise in-person and mobile sports betting in…

14th May 2019

Iowa Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed off on a bill that legalises sports betting in the US state. Senate File 617, which passed the Iowa…

13th May 2019

Regulators, legislators are new referees in sports betting evolution

If state lotteries are permitted to move into the sports betting vertical, there could be significant consequences for the land-based casino sector, writes Spectrum Gaming’s Michael…

13th May 2019

GAN appoints new CFO as it prepares for US expansion

London-listed GAN has announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer as the software supplier prepares for an imminent launch in a second, possibly…

10th May 2019

Inspired brings in industry veteran as technology chief

Inspired brings in industry veteran as technology chief Inspired Entertainment has named Steve Beason as its new group chief technology operator, effective immediately. Beason, who…

10th May 2019

Stars Group appoints Chhabra as CEO for Fox Bet

The Stars Group has appointed its chief corporate development officer, Robin Chhabra, as CEO of its new US sports betting joint venture with Fox Sports,…

9th May 2019

Webinar: New York State of Mind

In this webinar with Sportradar we looked at New York as a case study and how it has adapted to legalized sports betting

9th May 2019

State of the Union: Montana, Wire Act, Colorado and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Montana becoming the first state to pass sports betting legislation in 2019. In…

9th May 2019

Selling the new OpenBet

SG Digital chief commercial office Steve Schrier explains how the sports betting industry’s shift to target casual bettors has contributed to OpenBet’s overhaul. Steve Schrier,…