Sports betting

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…

26th May 2021

FanDuel pens exclusive odds deal with Associated Press

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel Group has entered into a deal to become the exclusive provider of sports odds to non-profit news…

26th May 2021

Colorado betting brings in $147.3m in debut year as handle hits $2.34bn

Revenue from sports wagering in Colorado amounted to $147.3m during the first year of regulation in the US state, with players staking a total 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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25th May 2021

BCLC urges Senate to pass single-event betting bill before summer recess

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has called on the Senate to prioritize a bill that will legalize single-event sports betting in Canada. Also known…

25th May 2021

Louisiana betting tax bill moves to Governor after Senate approval

A Louisiana sports betting bill dictating tax rates, licensing fees and other sports wagering requirements within the state has been approved by the Senate, meaning…

25th May 2021

BallyBet online sportsbook goes live with Colorado launch

Bally’s Corporation has announced the launch of its mobile sportsbook BallyBet, going live in Colorado yesterday (24 May). The move signals Bally’s latest foray into…

25th May 2021

WatchandWager receives West Virginia ADW license

Webis Holdings’ advanced deposit wagering (ADW) subsidiary WatchandWager has received approval for a one-year ADW license from the West Virginia Racing Commission. The ADW license…

25th May 2021

Arizona set for legal sports betting as DoI approves gaming compact

The US Department of Interior (DoI) has given its approval to a tribal-state gaming compact bill in Arizona, clearing the way for legal sports betting…

24th May 2021

Esports Entertainment earns first US license after NJ approval

Esports Entertainment Group has received its first US license, after its New Jersey application was approved by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). With…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 47

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