Sports betting

16th September 2021

Chinese group ZK increases stake in MaximBet

MaximBet has brought in $10m of additional investment as it continues its roll-out across the US. The Carousel Group-operated betting brand, which bears the name…

16th September 2021

PointsBet signs market access deal in Texas

PointsBet has become a founding partner of new Major League Soccer (MLS) team Austin FC. As the Texas-based club’s exclusive and official sports betting partner,…

15th September 2021

MaximBet gains market access in two more states

Lifestyle brand Maxim is set to take its new betting brand into two more states after securing market access in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Carousel Group-operated…

14th September 2021

Arizona tribe continues bid to block sports betting with amended lawsuit

Arizona’s Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe has resubmitted its complaint calling for courts to suspend sports betting, which was legalised earlier this month, within the state.  The…

14th September 2021

WynnBet opens luxury lounge at New York Jets’ stadium

WynnBet is to be the naming sponsor of a luxury hospitality and betting lounge at New York Jets’ MetLife Stadium after becoming the NFL team’s…

14th September 2021

Iowa posts first month-on-month betting handle increase since March

Iowa saw a double-digit rise in betting volume during August as the state recorded its first month-over-month gain in betting handle since March, but revenue…

14th September 2021

Indiana records year-on-year betting revenue and handle increases

The state of Indiana achieved sports wagering revenue figures of $16.5m for the month of August, representing a 68.4% increase on the same period last…

13th September 2021

Tipico to enter Indiana and Iowa through Caesars market access deals

Tipico has agreed a deal with Caesars Entertainment that will see the German operator gain access to Indiana and Iowa’s mobile betting markets, with scope…

10th September 2021

Illinois records month-on-month revenue decrease as handle falls

The state of Illinois has recorded sports betting revenue of $37.6m for July, representing a 20.8% decrease from June’s total.  Overall handle collected in July…

10th September 2021

LSports pushes forward into the US market with a new sports betting license and expanded partnership with 888

Sports data solutions provider, LSports is pleased to announce that it has been granted an official sports betting license issued by the Colorado Division of…

10th September 2021

Connecticut secures DoI approval for amended gaming compacts

The US Department of the Interior (DoI) has given its approval to proposed revisions to gaming compacts between the state of Connecticut and both the…

10th September 2021

Audit finds DC Lottery sports betting app “fails to meet expectations”

An audit carried out by the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor (ODCA) has concluded that the DC Lottery’s sportsbook product GamBet has performed…

10th September 2021

Major operators debut Arizona sportsbooks following market launch

FanDuel, Kindred and Caesars Entertainment have all launched sportsbooks within Arizona following the legalization and launch of sports betting in the state.  Arizona’s sports wagering…

10th September 2021

PointsBet names Fallon as product director in latest senior Canadian hire

Online gambling operator PointsBet has appointed Dale Fallon as senior director of product for its Canadian business. Fallon joins PointsBet from Canadian sports media brand…