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Michigan to wait for online sports betting until 2021; state’s three casinos could see retail product for March Madness

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After a four-year-effort, in December 2019, the state of Michigan finally legalized retail and online sports betting, however, it could take up to a year for the latter to actually launch in the Great Lakes State. According to a Wednesday statement from the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB), while this spring may see sports ...

William Hill to operate sports betting facilities at Circus Circus Casino

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Late last week, William Hill revealed that they are taking over the sports betting operations at the Circus Circus Casino. The announcement was made at the same time as Phil Ruffin closed on the purchase of the property, with a $825 million deal. Ruffin bought the property from MGM Resorts International. Renovations Coming:  After ...

Metric Gaming and Sports IQ Form Partnership Offering Customers U.S. Based Sports Betting Products and Services

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Metric Gaming and Sports IQ have agreed to terms on forming a partnership that will provide their customers with various U.S. based sports betting products and services. Metric is an industry leading operator that offers business to business sports betting entities. Its new partner is a world class odds maker for the major sports ...

IGT now powering sports betting ops at The Mill Casino in Oregon; helps fuel US expansion

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Multinational gambling company, International Game Technology PLC (IGT) (NYSE: IGT), recently announced that its innovative sports betting platform technology, PlaySports, now powers the retail sports betting offering at The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park in the city of North Bend in the U.S. coastal state of Oregon. IGT platforms provide sports betting solutions ...

Pragmatic Play portfolio now available to European digital sports betting operator Betano

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Leading online casino games developing platform, Pragmatic Play, has inked a content supply deal with top digital sports betting operator, Betano. The firm which focuses on software development and innovative operations is the international brand of Stoiximan Group, the top online gaming operator in Greece. Under the terms of the new commercial deal, Pragmatic ...

William Hill US becomes official sports betting operator of NBA; operator agrees new partnership with Capital One Arena owner in D.C.

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Internationally-known betting and gaming company William Hill U.S. has inked a new partnership making it the authorized sports betting operator of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, the operator will have use of official NBA betting data and league marks in its U.S. sports books ...

Oneida Indian Nation and Scientific Games launch sportsbetting at New York State’s largest sports book; Yellow Brick Road Casino

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In New York, a third casino owned and operated by the Oneida Indian Nation, Yellow Brick Road Casino, now offers sports betting courtesy of the federally recognized tribe’s partnership with Scientific Games Corporation’s (SGMS) SG Digital division. The deal that expands the locations where the Las Vegas-based company is powering sports betting in the ...

Fantasy sports resource site RotoWire to launch new sports gambling information service

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Last year’s invalidation of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), has led to the rapid expansion of legal, regulated sports gambling across the U.S. and has led to what appears to be a business opportunity for a Madison, Wisconsin company. Launched in 1997, RotoWire is one of the country’s most popular sports ...

Malta Gaming Authority constitutes new Sports Integrity Unit

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The gambling regulator for Malta has announced the establishment of a special entity that is to be tasked with gathering information and intelligence on suspicious betting patterns in order to help in the fight against the illicit manipulation of sportsbetting. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) used an official Thursday press release to detail that ...

Redskins new agreement with NBC Sports Washington to see its preseason games aired in historic predictive-gaming live

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A landmark partnership between NBC Sports Washington and the Washington Redskins will see the professional American football team offer in-game predictive gaming during live television broadcasts of its four preseason contests, making it the very first NFL franchise to do so. Dubbed “Predict the Game,” the pilot telecasts will reportedly feature free-to-play contests where ...

Scientific Games and Oneida Indian Nation work together to debut sports betting in New York

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Scientific Games Corporation and the Oneida Indian Nation have partnered together to launch sports betting services in New York State. Two casinos of the tribe will be offering a sportsbook with Scientific providing their OpenSports product suite. Sports Betting Services: Oneida owns and operates the Turning Stone Resort and the Point Place Casino. Both ...

Penn National signs new multi-year agreements with prominent sports betting operators

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Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) announced late Wednesday evening that it has entered into four multi-year sports betting and iGaming market-access agreements, thus removing any lingering doubt regarding it’s plans to make the most of sports betting expansion in the U.S. The Wyomissing-headquartered operator of casinos and racetracks has penned agreements with Toronto-based ...