Sports betting

28th May 2021

Better Collective closes $240m Action Network acquisition

Better Collective has closed its $240m acquisition of the Action Network, the largest deal in the super-affiliate’s history. The deal was announced at the start of…

28th May 2021

BetMGM announces NYRA Bets as first horse racing partner

BetMGM struck a deal that sees the New York Racing Association’s online betting platform NYRA Bets become the operator’s first horse racing partner in the…

28th May 2021

Iowa sports betting dashboard: May 2021

Both revenue and handle declined month-on-month in April, but were well above the levels recorded a year earlier when almost all sports were suspended because…

28th May 2021

Connecticut Governor signs sports betting and igaming bill into law

Connecticut’s Governor Ned Lamont has signed into law a bill that will legalize online sports wagering, fantasy sports and other forms of igaming. House Bill…

27th May 2021

Nevada records slight dip in gaming revenue for April

Gambling revenue in Nevada was down 2.6% month-on-month, but stayed above the $1bn mark, in April. Comparisons to April 2020 were not available for the…

27th May 2021

State of the Union: Canada, Nevada, Scientific Games and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, sees legal Canadian single-event sports betting get one step closer to reality, further easing…

27th May 2021

Betsperts acquires Fantasy Life App

Sports betting social media platform Betsperts has completed the acquisition of fantasy sports news platform Fantasy Life App for an undisclosed amount. Under the agreement,…

27th May 2021

William Hill opens first stadium sportsbook at DC’s Capital One Arena

Caesars Entertainment-owned William Hill has opened its full Washington, DC sportsbook at the Capital One Arena, marking the first sportsbook opening in a professional US…

26th May 2021

Florida gaming compact signed into law by Governor

A compact that will allow sports betting in Florida exclusively through the Seminole Tribe has been signed by Governor Ron DeSantis and will now advance…

26th May 2021

Bovada to block New York players after offshore gambling laws tighten

Online casino and sportsbook Bovada has announced that from June 21, it will no longer allow residents of New York state to use its services…

26th May 2021

Connecticut igaming bill passed by state senate

Connecticut’s state senate has approved House Bill 6451, which would legalize online sports wagering, fantasy sports and other forms of igaming in the state through…

26th May 2021

Scientific Games acquires BetBuilder pioneer SportCast

Scientific Games has announced the acquisition of player engagement technology supplier SportCast, developer of the first BetBuilder product. SportCast offers various engagement tools, but has…

26th May 2021

New Hampshire sports betting revenue rockets 1,158.6% in April

The New Hampshire Lottery reported a 1,158.6% year-on-year increase in sports betting revenue to $3.3m in April, while the US state’s handle also hiked 1,129.0%…

26th May 2021

Canada’s single-event betting bill passes second Senate reading

A bill that would legalize single-event sports betting in Canada has passed its second reading in the Senate and will now advance to the Standing…