Sports betting

William Hill US’ extended partnership with Golden Ent. takes effect


Monday, February 18, 2019

British bookmaking giant, William Hill, has via its U.S. subsidiary, taken over Golden Entertainment Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GDEN) Nevada race and sports book operations. According to a press release… On February 13, 2019, William Hill U.S. began operating the Las Vegas-based company’s sportsbooks at its Aquarius Casino ...

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Microgaming entering the Czech Republic


Friday, February 15, 2019

Facebook Fresh from appearing at last week’s ICE London extravaganza where it premiered a number of new titles and online casino games and software firm Microgaming has now ...

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Senate defers debate on bill that would legalize sports betting in AZ


Friday, February 15, 2019

A bill that would bring sports gambling to Arizona and give exclusive rights to Native American tribes has been put on the back burner. On Jan. 23, 2019, three Arizona lawmakers including, Republican Sen. Sonny Borrelli, Rep. Leo Biasiucci (R) and Rep. Mark Finchem (R), introduced SB ...

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BtoBet announces partnership with US based social casino leader H5G


Thursday, February 14, 2019

In its ongoing effort to increase its presence in the European online casino market, Malta-headquartered iGaming and sportsbook platform and services provider, BtoBet, has announced that it has partnered with New York-based content developer High 5 Games (H5G). According to a press release… In addition ...

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Sportsbetting legislation introduced in Washington


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

In Washington, legislation was reportedly introduced late last week that seeks to give sportsbetting aficionados in the western state the ability to place land-based and mobile wagers while inside any local tribal casino. House Bill 1975: According to a Monday report from The Seattle ...

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Playtech BGT Sports extends long-term sportsbook contract with Codere


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

On the heels of the launch of its Level Up gamification tool and Cyprus-based provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions Playtech BGT Sports has extended its sportsbook partnership with Spanish gaming company, Codere SA (CDR:MCE). Key coverage: According to a press release, the contract extension with the Playtech subsidiary will be ...

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FOBTs allegations strike Ladbrokes Coral Group


Tuesday, February 12, 2019

In the United Kingdom, the Gambling Commission regulator is reportedly set to seek assurances from giant bookmaker, Ladbrokes Coral Group, that it is not incentivizing staff to push play on its collection of fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). Looming stake reduction: According to a Friday report ...

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Sportsbetting doesn’t interest The Walt Disney Company


Monday, February 11, 2019

In the United States, the boss for The Walt Disney Company has reportedly announced that his firm will not be getting involved in the nation’s nascent sportsbetting industry because to do so would run counter to the firm’s ‘family-friendly’ reputation. Dispelling rumors: According to ...

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Turner Sports alliance for Caesars Entertainment Corporation


Monday, February 11, 2019

A little over a month after inking a multi-year partnership deal with the National Football League (NFL) and casino operator, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, has now announced the signing of a similar arrangement with the Turner Sports division of American media giant Turner Broadcasting ...

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STS expanding across Europe


Monday, February 11, 2019

Polish sportsbook operator, Star-Typ Sport (STS), has reportedly announced that it intends to launch online operations in eleven European jurisdictions utilizing a platform from gambling and sportsbetting technology solutions firm, BetConstruct. Licenses obtained: According to a Friday report from CalvinAyre.com, the move from STS ...

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Sub-committee consent for Indiana casino legislation


Saturday, February 9, 2019

In Indiana, proposed legislation that would allow local casino operator, Spectacle Entertainment, to relocate one of its riverboat gambling licenses to a land-based site in the city of Terre Haute has reportedly passed its first hurdle after being approved by the Indiana ...

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Positive prediction for New York


Saturday, February 9, 2019

Twitter The next seven years is reportedly set to see the gambling industry become the fastest growing employer in New York with some positions predicted to have ...

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BetConstruct signs content agreement with OneTouch


Thursday, February 7, 2019

Cutting-edge casino game development company, OneTouch, has agreed a deal with online gaming and sportsbetting technology solutions firm, BetConstruct, that will see it supply its portfolio of popular titles to the UK-based software developer’s portfolio of leading global brands. According to a press release… The Isle of Man-based company‘s ...

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Updated regulations from the Gambling Commission


Thursday, February 7, 2019

In the United Kingdom, the Gambling Commission regulator has unveiled a new set of rules that have been designed to aid its efforts at preventing self-excluded players and those under the age of 18 from gambling online. Age verification: The regulator used an official ...

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No Super Bowl LIII sportsbetting windfall


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Sunday evening’s uninspiring Super Bowl LIII contest between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams reportedly brought in only around $35 million in official wagers from sportsbetting aficionados in New Jersey. Post-PASPA possibilities: According to a Monday report from the Reuters news ...

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Paddy Power Betfair acquires 51 percent stake in Georgian op Adjarabet


Sunday, February 3, 2019

In a move that further diversifies its European online business, London-listed retail sports betting and gaming operator, Paddy Power Betfair PLC  (PPB:London) has acquired an initial 51% in one of the Eastern European nation of Georgia‘s leading operators, Adjarabet, for €116 million (US$132.9 million). According to The Irish Times… In ...

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Hard Metrics joint venture launches


Thursday, January 31, 2019

Business-to-business online sportsbetting technologies provider, Metric Gaming, has announced the signing of an agreement that has seen it establish a United States-facing joint venture in partnership with Maltese operator, Bethard Group. Hard Metrics debut: The firm has offices in London and Las Vegas and used an ...

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Content Agreement for Habanero Systems and Parimatch.com


Thursday, January 31, 2019

Online casino games developer, Habanero Systems BV, has announced the signing of an agreement that has made its full portfolio of over 90 HTML5-friendly video slots available to Curacao-licensed operator, Pari-Match NV. Slots galore: The innovator used an official press release published by European Gaming ...

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DraftKings Incorporated partners with Genius Tech Group


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Data and technologies provider, Genius Tech Group, has announced the signing of a deal that has seen it launch a new Squares-based puzzle game via multiple platforms ...

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Gaming alliances help NFL marketing revenues


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

American sponsorship consulting and valuation firm, IEG, has announced that marketing spend on this season’s edition of the National Football League (NFL) increased by some 5.1% year-on-year to reach $1.39 billion thanks in part to a rise in the value of deals the ...

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Kindred Group inks five-year deal with Mohegan Sun Pocono


Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Swedish operator, Kindred Group PLC (KINDSDB:Stockholm), has inked a new partnership agreement with Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. According to the official press release… Under the terms of the agreement, in addition to both online and offline sports betting, the strategic partnership will see Kindred (previously ...

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