Sports betting

14th October 2021

Golden Nugget Online launches in WV and VA with Scientific Games

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) has partnered with Scientific Games to launch an online sportsbook in Virginia, as well as internet sports betting and igaming…

13th October 2021

DraftKings becomes official NHL betting, fantasy and igaming partner

DraftKings has announced a new partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL), which sees the operator become an official sports betting, daily fantasy and igaming…

13th October 2021

Illinois betting revenue dips 28.7% month-on-month in August

Revenue from sportsbooks in Illinois declined again on a month-on-month basis but was up 272.2% year-on-year in August. This revenue came on wagers totaling $394.0m.…

13th October 2021

PointsBet strikes partnership with Curling Canada

PointsBet Holdings has announced that its subsidiary, PointsBet Canada, has been announced as the exclusive sports betting partner of Curling Canada. As part of the…

13th October 2021

theScore shareholders approve acquisition by Penn National Gaming

Shareholders in Score Media and Gaming (theScore) have overwhelmingly voted to approve the proposed acquisition of the business by Penn National Gaming. During a special…

12th October 2021

Inidiana sets monthly handle record after football return

The Indiana Gaming Commission has recorded betting handle figures of $355.4m in September – a 64.8% increase from the previous month and a record for…

12th October 2021

RSI soft launches online sportsbook with Connecticut Lottery Corporation

Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has soft launched a new PlaySugarHouse online sportsbook in partnership with Connecticut Lottery Corporation. Accessible from today (12 October), the PlaySugarHouse…

12th October 2021

Virginia sports betting revenue decline continues in August

The Virginia Lottery has revealed sports betting revenue declined for the third consecutive month in August, despite the US state seeing a month-on-month improvement in…

11th October 2021

Connecticut set for online betting and gaming soft launch on October 12

Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) has given its approval for the soft launch of online sports betting and igaming in the state from tomorrow…

11th October 2021

Iowa betting revenue declines despite new handle record in September

Iowa reported a third straight month of sports betting revenue decline in September despite the state’s handle reaching a new monthly record of $210.4m. Handle…

7th October 2021

Boom goes the dynamite

Following a $15m fundraising round, Boom Entertainment hopes to build something of lasting value through both free-to-play or real-money partnerships. Cole Rush speaks to vice…

7th October 2021

Canadian government approves Penn-theScore deal

The Minister of Canadian Heritage has given Penn National Gaming approval under the Investment Canada Act to acquire Toronto-based operator theScore. Penn agreed to acquire…

7th October 2021

Fubo Gaming signs Cleveland Cavaliers as first NBA partner

Fubo Gaming, the betting subsidiary of streaming service FuboTV, has entered into a new partnership with National Basketball association (NBA) franchise the Cleveland Cavaliers. Under…

6th October 2021

Genius Sports expands sports betting partnership with PointsBet

Genius Sports has extended its partnership with online gambling operator PointsBet to include its full range of official sportsbook data, content and fan engagement solutions.…