Sports betting

4th November 2020

PlayUp raises $25m for US launch

Australia-based betting operator PlayUp has raised $25m to fund its entry into the US market. PlayUp, which is already licensed in New Jersey and Colorado,…

4th November 2020

SBUSA: Bringing betting content to the mainstream

SportsGrid president Louis Maione and The Action Network CEO Patrick Keane are both slated to discuss the trend of sports betting and media crossover at…

4th November 2020

Canadian MP to reintroduce single event betting bill

A bill that would repeal existing laws and make it legal for Canadians to wager on single sporting events is to be reintroduced into the…

4th November 2020

Acroud signs LoI to acquire US tipster company

iGaming affiliate business Acroud AB (formerly Net Gaming) has signed a letter of intent (LoI) to acquire an unnamed “fast-growing US tipster company” for an…

4th November 2020

Voters in Maryland, Louisiana and South Dakota back sports betting

Sports betting is coming to Louisiana, Maryland and South Dakota, after voters backed measures on yesterday’s (November 3) election ballot to regulate the vertical.  In…

3rd November 2020

NFL Players Association purchases stake in Monkey Knife Fight

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) has acquired a stake in daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator Monkey Knife Fight. Under the arrangement, the NFLPA…

3rd November 2020

DraftKings scores first golf partnership with DeChambeau

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has secured its first deal with a professional golfer by entering a partnership with US player Bryson…

3rd November 2020

FanDuel nets partnership with NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies

Daily fantasy and sports betting operator FanDuel has struck a new strategic partnership with Tennessee-based National Basketball Association (NBA) team, the Memphis Grizzlies. The multi-year…

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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3rd November 2020

DC Lottery issues warning over illegal sports betting

The Washington DC Office of Lottery and Gaming (OLG) has warned consumers, media outlets and marketing agencies in the US capital city about the dangers…

2nd November 2020

Sports betting launches in Tennessee

Sports betting in Tennessee launched yesterday (1 November), with major operators such as DraftKings, FanDuel and BetMGM as well as the local Action247 launching their…

2nd November 2020

Michigan’s Northville Downs to run 54 racing days in 2021

Michigan-based racecourse Northville Downs has announced plans to schedule 54 days of live pari-mutuel horse racing on Fridays and Saturdays throughout 2021, under an order…

30th October 2020

WynnBET enters multi-year sports betting partnership with Nascar

WynnBET, the digital gaming division of Wynn Resorts Ltd., has entered into a multi-year, national sports betting partnership with the National Association for Stock Car…

30th October 2020

HeadsUp and LOTIX to launch US sportsbook and lottery operations

Media and gaming operator HeadsUp Entertainment has agreed a joint venture with gaming and payment supplier Lotix, to pursue lottery and betting opportunities in the…

30th October 2020

Esports Entertainment scores Philadelphia Union partnership

Esports Entertainment Group has announced details of a new partnership with US Major League Soccer (MLS) team Philadelphia Union. Under the deal, the length of…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

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