Sports betting

3rd June 2021

PointsBet brings in Sulsky to support Canadian expansion plans

Sportsbook operator PointsBet has appointed Nic Sulsky as chief commercial officer for its Canadian operations, to support plans to launch its sports betting services in…

3rd June 2021

Arizona eyes September 9 start date for sports betting

The Arizona Department of Gaming has set a provisional launch date of September 9 for legal sports betting in the US state, following the passage…

2nd June 2021

BetMGM partners NHL legend Gretzky as it eyes Canadian market entry

MGM-Entain joint venture BetMGM has partnered with ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, with the four-time Stanley Cup winner becoming a BetMGM brand ambassador, as the…

2nd June 2021

Sports Wagering Advisory Council to assume regulatory powers in Tennessee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has signed a bill that will transfer sports wagering regulatory powers in the US state from the Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL)…

1st June 2021

Bally’s closes $125m Bet.Works acquisition

Land-based operator Bally’s Corporation has closed a deal to acquire betting technology provider Bet.Works for $125m (£88.1m/€102.2m). Bally’s announced the deal to acquire Bet.Works in…

1st June 2021

Rhode Island sports betting revenue reaches $3.2m in April

Sports betting revenue in Rhode Island amounted to $3.2m in April, while the US state’s handle reached $29.0m during the month. Revenue was 11,472.0% higher…

1st June 2021

Virginia sees first sports betting revenue and handle declines in April

The Virginia Lottery in April reported the first month-on-month decline in sports wagering revenue and handle since the US state’s regulated market launched in January.…

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…

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 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

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…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 47

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