Sports betting

29th July 2020

Reopened Nevada casinos see revenue fall 45.6% in June

In their first month back after closures due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Nevada casino revenue reached $566.8m, down 45.6% year-on-year, with sportsbooks in the…

29th July 2020

Massachusetts House clears amended sports betting bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has voted to approve an economic development package bill that includes a section to legalize sports betting in the state.…

29th July 2020

HeadsUp resurfaces with igaming acquisition in “final stages”

HeadsUp Entertainment – the former owners of the Canadian Poker Tour – said it is in the “final stage” of negotiations to acquire an online betting and…

29th July 2020

Kindred approved for Indiana mobile betting launch

The Indiana Gaming Commission has given its full approval for Kindred Group’s Unibet brand to operate mobile sports betting in the state. Unibet Indiana LLC…

29th July 2020

theScore sees Q3 revenue drop in “period of unprecedented challenge”

TheScore has seen revenue fall 71.8% year-on-year in the three months to May 31, in a period which chief executive John Levy described as an…

29th July 2020

RI sports betting revenue reaches $18.7m in FY2020

Rhode Island’s legal sports betting market generated $18.7m in revenue during the state’s 2019-20 financial year, despite the final four months of the period being…

29th July 2020

Colorado’s sports betting revenue rises to $2.2m in June

The Colorado Department of Revenue has reported a month-on-month rise in sports wagering revenue in June, while player spending on betting also increased by 48.8%.…

28th July 2020

PGA Tour signs DraftKings as first official betting partner

DraftKings has expanded its partnership with the PGA Tour to become the first official betting operator for the golf tournament organiser. Under the agreement, DraftKings…

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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28th July 2020

MA amendments double betting tax and add ilottery component

The Massachusetts legislature has amended sports wagering bill put forward last week, adding provisions to legalize online lotteries, but doubling the tax rate for online…

27th July 2020

In-person registration resumes in Illinois

Consumers in Illinois will once again have to register in person for online sports betting accounts, after Governor J.B. Pritzker failed to extend a an…

27th July 2020

Rush Street Interactive to go public on NYSE

Rush Street Interactive (RSI) is set to be the latest US online gambling operator to go public after agreeing a reverse merger with special purpose…

27th July 2020

MA includes betting in economic development package

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are to consider a new economic development package bill that includes a section aimed at legalizing sports wagering in the state. Sponsored…

27th July 2020

Congressional bill aims to scrap 0.25% federal handle tax

Representatives and congressional Gaming Caucus co-chairs Dina Titus and Guy Reschenthaler have introduced a federal bill – HR7790 – to repeal the US’s 0.25% excise…

24th July 2020

Rhode Island registration amendment becomes law

Rhode Island’s governor, Gina Raimondo, has signed into law an amendment to remove the in-person registration requirement for igaming in the state. Amendment H 8097…

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