Sports betting

Indianapolis Colts sportsbook partnership for PointsBet USA


Friday, September 25, 2020

Australian online bookmaker PointsBet Holdings Proprietary Limited has announced the signing of a deal that has seen its PointsBet USA subsidiary become an official sportsbetting partner for the Indianapolis Colts franchise of the National Football League (NFL). The Melbourne-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to declare that the arrangement will allow its ...

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Tennessee sportsbetting licenses for DraftKings Incorporated and FanDuel Group


Thursday, September 24, 2020

Prominent online sportsbook operators FanDuel Group and DraftKings Incorporated have reportedly become among the first to be granted conditional licenses that will allow them to offer their services to punters in the southern American state of Tennessee. According to a Wednesday report from local television broadcaster WXMI-TV, the pair have been joined by the ...

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Macau legislator comes out in favor of limited legalized iGaming


Wednesday, September 23, 2020

In Macau and a senior legislator has reportedly urged the government to consider legalizing some forms of iGaming so as to help the city’s public coffers recover from the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, Jose Maria Pereira Coutinho (pictured) has served as a member of ...

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Gaming Industry Recovery Act consideration for New Mexico legislators


Monday, September 21, 2020

In the western American state of New Mexico and legislators are reportedly set to be presented with a proposal next month that is seeking to put the jurisdiction’s five racinos on virtually the same footing as its many tribal casinos. According to a Friday report from local television broadcaster KRQE-TV, the new proposition has ...

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Las Vegas Raiders become latest NFL side to agree BetMGM partnership


Saturday, September 19, 2020

American casino operator MGM Resorts International has announced that the Las Vegas Raiders franchise of the National Football League (NFL) has followed the Detroit Lions and Denver Broncos in partnering with its BetMGM mobile-friendly sportsbetting service. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to detail that the new alliance is an ...

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British iGaming revenues hit by re-opening of land-based retail betting shops


Saturday, September 19, 2020

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that the amount of money spent by domestic online gamblers in July fell by 4% when compared with the previous month to slightly above £459.1 million ($593.7 million). The body used an official Thursday press release to explain that the decline came in ...

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Aspire Global storms sports betting arena via BtoBet acquisition


Friday, September 18, 2020

Leading iGaming and sportsbook platform provider BtoBet will join forces with Aspire Global, after agreeing a deal comprising a cash consideration of €20m, €15 million of which is to be paid at closing and €5 million payable 12 months after closing. An additional performance-based consideration is payable two years from the close date and ...

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William Hill US records successful DC sportsbook premiere


Friday, September 18, 2020

The William Hill US subsidiary of British sportsbetting giant William Hill reportedly recorded aggregated stake worth approximately $9.1 million from its first full month of operation within the United States’ small District of Columbia (DC) jurisdiction. According to a short report from iGamingBusiness.com, the subordinate premiered a temporary sportsbetting facility within the federal city’s ...

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DraftKings Incorporated inks New York Giants sportsbetting alliance


Thursday, September 17, 2020

American online sports wagering innovator DraftKings Incorporated has announced the signing of an agreement that has seen it become the official sportsbetting partner for the New York Giants franchise of the National Football League (NFL). The Boston-headquartered firm used an official Wednesday press release to proclaim that the new multi-year arrangement has made it ...

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Sports betting handle in Pennsylvania reaches all-time high


Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board recently released the August report for sports betting. The state has reached an all-time high when it comes to bets placed, with the handle reaching almost $365 million last month. As major sports were back in action after taking a break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it pushed the ...

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Online Gaming Provider Videoslots Granted License by Swedish Gambling Authority


Thursday, September 17, 2020

Since their launch in 2011 Videoslots has been a leading provider of online casino gaming options. Now with the legalization of sports betting almost everywhere as well as the growing popularity of the sports betting market worldwide, the operator recently announced that they will be rolling out a new and unique sportsbook that will reportedly ...

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Virginia Lottery Board approves inaugural regulations on sportsbetting


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The four-member Virginia Lottery Board has reportedly approved a final series of regulations that could see the historic southern state launch legalized online sportsbetting as soon as early next year. According to a Tuesday report from local television broadcaster WWBT-TV, the governor-appointed panel authorized the jurisdiction’s first-ever rules on sportsbetting yesterday after responding to ...

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ESPN debuts digital gambling show via new Las Vegas studio


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Announced this weekend, on Monday night ESPN debuted the first episode of Bet, a  30-minute program that will reportedly stream three nights a week across the sports channel’s digital platforms. The show originated from ESPN’s new state-of-the-art studio located at The LINQ Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, ahead of the annual ...

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Revised tax rates for licensed Philippines iGaming operators


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

In the Philippines and President Rodrigo Duterte (pictured) has reportedly signed a piece of legislation into law that has been designed to more than double the amount of tax collected from domestic holders of an offshore gaming license. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the new Bayanihan to Recover as One Act ...

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License approval for Las Vegas’ coming Circa Resort and Casino


Friday, September 11, 2020

In Las Vegas and the plan to open the coming Circa Resort and Casino from next month has reportedly taken a step forward after the Nevada Gaming Control Board approved the under-construction property’s gambling license recommendation. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the coming $1 billion downtown venue is the ...

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OPAP records coronavirus-linked downturn in first-half financials


Friday, September 11, 2020

Greek lottery and sportsbetting firm OPAP has reportedly announced that its revenues for the six months to the end of June decreased by 34.8% year-on-year to approximately €507.9 million ($601.6 million) largely due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from G3Newswire, the Athens-headquartered operator revealed that its first-half lottery ...

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Germany to allow early rollout of its regulated iGaming market


Friday, September 11, 2020

In Germany and federal officials have reportedly announced that iGaming operators are to be allowed to start offering their services to local players without fear of prosecution from next month. According to a report from iGamingBusiness.com, Europe’s most prosperous nation is due to launch a regulated iGaming market from the first day of July ...

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FSB Partners Up with Sports IQ to Provide Customers with Innovative Sports Betting Offerings


Thursday, September 10, 2020

Recently the award winning sportsbook FSB has partnered up with Sports IQ who is a oddsmaker specializing in the sporting events of the United States of America. This partnership will enable the customers of FSB to utilize the sports betting platform provided by Sports IQ to wager on games mostly in the National Football ...

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AGA survey finds 33-plus million Americans plan to bet on 2020-21 NFL season; generally “lower enthusiasm”


Thursday, September 10, 2020

New research released by the American Gaming Association (AGA) found that more than 33 million American adults plan to wager on the 2020-21 NFL season, with a greater number of bettors intending to place NFL wagers at both online sportsbooks and brick-and-mortar gaming venues than in 2019. Conducted August 24-27 by market research company ...

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William Hill US inks pioneering CBS Sports Digital alliance


Thursday, September 10, 2020

The William Hill US subsidiary of British bookmaking giant William Hill has announced the signing of a deal that is to see it supply the CBS Sports Digital arm of American media conglomerate ViacomCBS Incorporated with a wide range of content and educational tools. The Las Vegas-headquartered subordinate used an official Wednesday press release ...

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Videoslots.com approved for Swedish sportsbook launch


Thursday, September 10, 2020

Popular online casino operator Videoslots.com has been approved for sports betting in Sweden. The Swedish Gambling Authority recently gave the brand a license for operation and it is expected that the new sportsbook will be live in October. Videoslots will use its proprietary platform for the new site. Working Hard on the New Sportsbook ...

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