Sports betting

Detroit Tigers announces multi-year deal with sportsbook PointsBet


Friday, July 3, 2020

The first MLB to partner up with a sportsbook provider is the Detroit Tigers. The Michigan baseball team has just announced a multi-year deal with sportsbook provider PointsBet. Starting this season, PointsBet will add signage at Comerica Park with the sportsbook to also be featured on the Tigers Radio Network and live streaming show. ...

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William Hill unveils plan to merge online and retail divisions


Thursday, July 2, 2020

Giant British bookmaker William Hill has reportedly announced that it will be merging its online and retail divisions and putting the current boss of the former, Phil Walker, in charge of the newly-combined operation. According to a Tuesday report from the Racing Post newspaper, the London-headquartered operator detailed that the move will allow it ...

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Gaming Innovation Group strengthens position in US via license approval in Colorado


Wednesday, July 1, 2020

iGaming technology company, Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) (OSL:GIG), has secured a sports betting license in Colorado for its flagship affiliate site World Sports Network (WSN.com), further expanding its presence in the U.S. Receipt of the Vendor Minor license from the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission makes the Malta-headquartered company’s subsidiary GiG Media active ...

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Kenyan legislators vote to abandon 20% sportsbetting turnover tax


Thursday, June 25, 2020

In Kenya and federal legislators have reportedly passed a measure that would eliminate the controversial 20% turnover tax local online sportsbetting operators have been required to pay since 2018. According to a report from CalvinAyre.com, the contentious duty applies to the total sum including stake bookmakers pay winners following the conclusion of a wager ...

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Scottish betting shops to begin emerging from lockdown on Monday


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

In the United Kingdom and bookmakers in Scotland have reportedly been told that they will be allowed to partially re-open from Monday morning after being forced to temporarily close some 14 weeks ago owing to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from SBCNews, the revival is to follow the June 15 re-opening of ...

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DraftKings launches standalone casino app in New Jersey


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Even more online casino gaming is now available in New Jersey. Online operator, DraftKings, announced this week the launch of its standalone casino app for the Garden States. The operator used in-house technology to create a casino app that is similar to its sportsbook and daily fantasy offering. The app includes exclusive games to ...

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EveryMatrix Software Limited brings eSports wagering to Optibet


Monday, June 22, 2020

Maltese online casino software developer EveryMatrix Software Limited has announced the signing of a deal that has seen its eSports wagering solution integrated onto the Estonia and Latvia-facing Optibet-branded domains from iGaming operator Enlabs AB. Headquartered in the northern Valletta suburb of St Julian’s, the innovator used an official press release to declare that ...

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William Hill hoping to raise £200 million via a new share offer


Wednesday, June 17, 2020

In the United Kingdom and prominent high street bookmaker William Hill has reportedly launched a fundraising drive in hopes of bringing in approximately £200 million ($251 million) to better surmount the recent financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Tuesday report from the Financial Times newspaper, the London-listed operator is running a ...

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FanDuel Group inks pioneering Denver Broncos sportsbetting partnership


Tuesday, June 16, 2020

A little over a month after launching an online sportsbook for punters in Colorado and FanDuel Group has now announced the signing of a first-of-its-kind alliance with the western state’s Denver Broncos franchise of the National Football League (NFL). The online sportsbook operator used an official Monday press release to detail that the arrangement ...

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Parliamentarians call for radical revamp of United Kingdom’s iGaming industry


Tuesday, June 16, 2020

In the United Kingdom and a cross-party group of parliamentarians has reportedly called on the government to implement a wide range of measures that would dramatically transform the nation’s online gambling industry. According to a report from the online gambling news domain at iGamingBusiness.com, the over 30 recommendations from the Gambling Related Harm All-Party ...

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Sports leagues backing Canadian single-game sportsbetting legislation


Monday, June 15, 2020

In Canada and a coalition consisting of some of the nation’s most prominent professional sports leagues has reportedly thrown its weight behind a legislative effort that would legalize single-game sportsbetting nationwide. According to a Friday report from the online news domain at iGBNorthAmerica.com, the National Hockey League (NHL), the National Basketball Association (NBA), the ...

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USBookmaking premieres Colorado-facing mobile sportsbook app


Thursday, June 11, 2020

American online sportsbook operator USBookmaking has reportedly debuted a Colorado-facing mobile sportsbetting app in partnership with the western state’s 140-room Sky Ute Casino Resort. According to a Wednesday report from the online news domain at GamblingNews.com, the iOS and Android-friendly innovation is available to anyone over the age of 21 located within ‘The Centennial ...

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California tribal sportsbetting initiative files extension lawsuit


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

In California and an alliance of aboriginal groups is reportedly suing the state in an attempt to gain more time for its effort to bring legalized land-based sportsbetting to local horseracing tracks and tribal casinos. According to a Tuesday report from the Los Angeles Times newspaper, the Coalition to Authorize Regulated Sports Wagering represents ...

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GVC Holdings set to implement coronavirus lockdown emergence plan


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

In the United Kingdom and prominent high street bookmaker GVC Holdings has announced the formulation of a ‘comprehensive plan’ that it believes will soon allow its shops to begin emerging from their coronavirus-related lockdowns. The London-listed firm is responsible for approximately 3,500 such venues nationwide via its 2018 acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Group and it ...

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IMG ARENA scores virtual sports deal with Golden Park in Spain


Tuesday, June 9, 2020

British sports betting service and content hub IMG ARENA has agreed a new partnership deal with Spanish betting operator Golden Park that has seen its virtuals products launch with GoldenPark.es, the group’s online gaming brand. Under the terms of the agreement, the London-headquartered firm’s entire virtual sports portfolio, which includes instant football, tennis, horse ...

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FSI agrees Scientific Games Corporation integration alliance


Monday, June 8, 2020

Greek fantasy sportsbook software developer Fantasy Sports Interactive (FSI) has announced the signing of a strategic deal that is to see it supply its innovations to American gaming behemoth Scientific Games Corporation. The Athens-headquartered firm used an official May 26 press release to declare that the arrangement will allow its unique array of iGaming ...

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Playtech strengthens long-term partnership with Mansion Group via digital sportsbook deal


Sunday, June 7, 2020

After in February extending its long-term partnership with Mansion Group Limited by another five years, British online gaming and sports betting software supplier Playtech has further strengthened its relationship with the online gaming operator in a deal that will see its advanced digital sportsbook product launched with the company’s flagship brand Casino.com. As noted, the ...

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PalmerBet.com premieres new Bookie Bag sportsbetting innovation


Thursday, June 4, 2020

Australian online sportsbook PalmerBet.com has announced that aficionados can now utilize its new Bookie Bag advance so as to get even more enjoyment out of its wide portfolio of sportsbetting entertainment. Licensed by authorities in the state of New South Wales, the domain used an official Wednesday press release published by European Gaming Media ...

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California sportsbetting legalization campaign takes a small step forward


Thursday, June 4, 2020

A sub-committee of the California State Senate reportedly passed a controversial piece of legislation last week that could see the local electorate given the chance via a forthcoming November referendum to legalize sportsbetting. According to a Tuesday report from the online news domain at SportsHandle.com, the proposed measure is known as SCA6 and was ...

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Legal attempt to stop Rhode Island sportsbetting services shot down


Tuesday, June 2, 2020

In Rhode Island and a local psychiatrist has reportedly failed in an attempt to get the eastern American state’s successful land-based and mobile sportsbetting services declared as unconstitutional. According to a Monday report from The Newport Daily News newspaper, Daniel Harrop is a Republican that has unsuccessfully stood to be mayor of the city of ...

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The Betting and Gaming Council hopeful of continuing government support


Monday, June 1, 2020

In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (pictured), ‘to keep being flexible’ in his support for the nation’s regulated betting and gaming industry as it begins to emerge from a raft of coronavirus-related lockdown measures. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% ...

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