Sports betting

5th March 2021

Arizona sports betting bill passes third reading

Arizona House Bill 2772 to legalize sports betting has passed its third reading in the state’s House of Representatives, by 48 votes in favor to…

5th March 2021

Texas sports betting bill referred to House Committee

The Texas House of Representatives’ State Affairs Committee is to run the rule over a new bill that proposes legalizing certain forms of sports betting…

5th March 2021

Bally’s scores sports betting partnership with NBA

Casino operator Bally’s Corporation has secured its second deal with a US major league in a matter of weeks by entering into a partnership with…

4th March 2021

Playtech pens strategic deal with Novomatic Americas

Playtech has entered into non-exclusive sports betting partnership with the Novomatic Americas arm of video lottery terminal (VLT) supplier Novomatic. Under the deal, Playtech’s sports…

4th March 2021

State of the Union: Las Vegas Sands, Florida, DraftKings and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes Las Vegas Sands’ decision to sell its properties and operations in the US,…

4th March 2021

DraftKings named UFC’s first sportsbook and daily fantasy partner

DraftKings has hailed a “groundbreaking” agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that sees it become the mixed martial arts competition’s official sportsbook and daily…

4th March 2021

DraftKings teams up with streaming operator Dish Network

North American TV streaming provider Dish Network has partnered with DraftKings to introduce a betting app integration as part of a broader agreement between the…

4th March 2021

DraftKings to pay over $7m in site credit in lawsuit settlement

Daily fantasy and sportsbook operator DraftKings has settled its part of a multidistrict lawsuit around its daily fantasy sport operations, agreeing to pay $720,000 plus…

4th March 2021

Pennsylvania iGaming Dashboard – February 2021

Pennsylvania’s igaming market grew again in January, continuing its streak of record monthly revenue into 2021, though online betting revenue slowed because of lower margins.…

3rd March 2021

FanDuel hires Ticketmaster COO as first president

Flutter Entertainment’s US arm FanDuel Group has hired Amy Howe, previously global chief operating officer for ticket sales and distribution giant Ticketmaster, to the newly…

3rd March 2021

Betfred US scores partnership with Colorado Rockies

Betfred USA Sports, the US-facing business of the British bookmaker, has entered a multi-year marketing and sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise the…

3rd March 2021

Connecticut agrees gaming expansion deal with Mohegan Tribe

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has struck an agreement with the Mohegan Tribe to launch new gambling products, including sports betting and igaming, in the state. …

3rd March 2021

FanDuel faces class action lawsuit over delayed data claims

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel is facing a class action lawsuit in the US state of Illinois after a customer claimed the operator was intentionally delaying real-time…

3rd March 2021

Iowa sports betting dashboard – February 2021

The introduction of online registration helped Iowa’s sportsbooks reach an all-time high in both handle and revenue last month. iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are…