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Golden Nugget and PointsBet go live with Michigan operator’s for highly anticipated online gaming and sports betting launch

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Regulated online gaming and sports betting go live Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in the state of Michigan, and Golden Nugget Online Gaming (Nasdaq: GNOG) has been given the green light by the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) to roll out its offering courtesy of the July 2020 partnership deal with the Ojibwa Casino & ...

DraftKings among operators to launch online gambling and online sports betting in Michigan on Friday

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Online gaming and sports betting will go live in Michigan on January 22, 2021, after the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB), authorized nine casinos along with their platform providers to launch from noon Friday. Among those is DraftKings, which partnered with Bay Mills Resort & Casino in June last year, in a deal that ...

New bill in Virginia General Assembly could increase sports betting licensing opportunities in the state

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Last week, HB 1847 was pre-filed in the Virginia General Assembly. If passed, this measure would increase the number of licenses available in the state regarding sports betting. The industry is set to start this month in Virginia, and the new bill will not stop this from happening. The state still needs to approve ...

Minnesota Sports Betting Bills Coming Next Week, Odds of Passage Appear Long

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Minnesota lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are readying sports wagering legislation that could introduced as soon as next week. Despite the bipartisan push, it’s going to take some work to pass a comprehensive bill. State Rep. Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) is expected to reintroduce sports betting legislation that he pitched in 2019. State Sen. ...

BetMGM agrees exclusive multi-year sports betting partnership deal with MLB’s Washington Nationals

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BetMGM is now the official sports betting partner of the Washington Nationals, after recently agreeing to an exclusive, multi-year partnership with the Major League Baseball (MLB) team’s owner, Lerner Sports Group. The Sportsbook is operated by Roar Digital, a joint venture of  MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), which is MLB’s official gaming partner, and ...

New Jersey gaming regulators approve PlayUp for sports betting license

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Sydney, Australia-based company PlayUp has announced sports betting license approval in New Jersey. The company currently offers online sports betting services, daily fantasy sports and horse racing in New Zealand, Australia, and India. It will expand even further in the United States after securing licensing in the Garden State. The Australian brand started its ...