Sports betting

14th September 2020

ESPN to promote William Hill, DraftKings odds through new deal

Sports media giant ESPN has agreed deals with both Caesars Entertainment and DraftKings to showcase odds from William Hill and daily fantasy sports information from…

14th September 2020

PointsBet rolls out sportsbook offering in Illinois

Online gambling operator PointsBet has launched its online, mobile and retail sportsbook offerings in the state of Illinois. PointsBet’s sports betting website and mobile application…

11th September 2020

Indiana betting revenue tops $100m in first year

Indiana sportsbooks took in revenue of $9.8m in June, up 47.6% from July, as stakes hit $1.20bn and revenue exceeded $100m for the first 12…

11th September 2020

Betfred launches Colorado and Iowa mobile sportsbooks

Betfred USA Sports, the US-facing arm of the British bookmaker, has rolled out online wagering in Colorado and Iowa.  Its new Scientific Games-powered online and…

11th September 2020

DraftKings hands top accounting role to Bradbury

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has appointed Erik Bradbury as its new chief accounting officer with immediate effect. Reporting directly to chief…

11th September 2020

Iowa’s sports betting handle more than doubles in August

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) reported a month-on-month rise in sports betting revenue for August, while the US state also saw its handle…

10th September 2020

State of the Union: PointsBet, Covid-19, 5Dimes and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers PointsBet’s first-of-its-kind deal with the University of Colorado Buffaloes, the US gaming market’s…

10th September 2020

AGA urges clamp-down on illegal NFL online betting

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has called for more to be done to tackle illegal online gambling websites, after a study forecast an increase in…

ICE North America Webinar Series – The Road Back

With American casinos beginning to reopen, questions still remain about the roadmap to long-term recovery. The Road Back four-part webinar series will examine measures and best practices to guide land-based operators and suppliers, as you work with your customers, your teams and your partners to provide a safe betting and gaming experience in the 'new normal' environment.

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10th September 2020

William Hill launches sportsbook in Colorado, rolls out CBS content

William Hill’s US business has announced the launch of its online and mobile sportsbook in Colorado, while the bookmaker has also rolled out the first…

9th September 2020

PointsBet nets landmark deal with NCAA’s Colorado Buffaloes

PointsBet has signed a five-year deal to become a betting, gaming and fantasy sports partner of The University of Colorado Buffaloes, becoming the first operator…

9th September 2020

Betting start-up Vigtory brings in MGM Resorts veteran Butera

Chicago-based sports betting start-up Vigtory has appointed former MGM Resorts president of interactive gaming Scott Butera as its co-chief executive as it prepares to launch…

9th September 2020

Betting & igaming contribution to US gambling grows in July

US commercial gross gambling revenue (GGR) continued to recover in July as more casinos and other venues reopened following the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) shutdown. Operators…

9th September 2020

Boyd launches new mobile sportsbook in Nevada

Casino operator Boyd Gaming has announced the launch of a new mobile sports wagering app in the state of Nevada. The B Connected Sports app…

8th September 2020

Penn National prepares Barstool Sportsbook live test in PA

Regional casino operator Penn National Gaming is preparing for a test launch of its long-awaited real-money sportsbook featuring the Barstool Sports brand in Pennsylvania.  The…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 44

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