Sports betting

25th February 2021

State of the Union: Illinois, DraftKings, CDI and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes a bill to legalise online casino gaming in Illinois, figures from the American…

25th February 2021

DraftKings recruits MLB icon Cal Ripken Jr as advisor

DraftKings has appointed Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and entrepreneur Cal Ripken Jr as a special advisor to its board of directors. Ripken, the…

25th February 2021

WatchandWager extends marketing partnership with AretoNet

Advance-deposit wagering operator and Webis Holdings subsidiary WatchandWager (WaW) has extended its data and marketing agreement with AretoNet for a further two years. The US-based…

25th February 2021

Carousel’s SportsBetting.com enters three new states with Caesars deal

Carousel Group has entered a multi-state, 10-year partnership with Caesars Entertainment that will see its SportsBetting.com brand become available to customers in three new states.…

25th February 2021

CDI swings to 2020 loss despite Q4 recovery

Racetrack and gaming operator Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) made a loss of $81.9m in 2020 as revenue dropped 207% to $1.05bn, but the business experienced…

24th February 2021

Churchill Downs to sell Illinois’ Arlington Racecourse site

Churchill Downs Incorporated has launched the process to sell the Arlington International Racecourse in Arlington Heights, Illinois, with plans for the new owner to redevelop…

22nd February 2021

Penn National set to unlock NY online access through Rivers Casino deal

Penn National Gaming could gain access to the proposed New York online gaming market through a long-term strategic partnership with the owner of Rivers Casino…

22nd February 2021

FuboTV faces legal action over sportsbook claims

Sports streaming service operator FuboTV is the subject of a class action lawsuit in New York over claims it misled investors concerning its acquisition of…

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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19th February 2021

Vermont sportsbook bill would open market to six brands

Vermont Senators have introduced a bill to permit sports betting in the state, operated via the Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery with up to six online…

19th February 2021

Arizona House and Senate betting bills both advance

Bills in the Arizona House of Representatives and Senate to legalize sports betting in the state have both made progress in recent days. House Bill…

18th February 2021

US commercial gaming revenue plummets to lowest mark since 2003

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has revealed that total commercial gross gaming revenue in the US in 2020 came to $29.98bn, the lowest figure since…

18th February 2021

Bally’s signs up first sports league partner through NHL deal

Bally’s Corporation has become an official sports betting partner of the National Hockey League (NHL) in what is a first agreement with a major league…

18th February 2021

Against the grain

While there has been widespread evidence of operators and suppliers bringing in digital expertise to complement their land-based know-how, there are few examples of travel…

18th February 2021

State of the Union: Canada, Michigan, New Jersey and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes efforts to introduce single-event wagering in Canada, January sports betting and igaming revenue…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 47

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