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Sports leagues backing Canadian single-game sportsbetting legislation

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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 ...

IMG ARENA scores virtual sports deal with Golden Park in Spain

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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 ...

Australian bookmaker hails the post-coronavirus return of domestic sports

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Australian online bookmaker PointsBet Holdings Proprietary Limited has reportedly welcomed news that two of its home nation’s most popular sporting leagues are set to resume action before the end of this year’s second quarter. According to a report from the online gambling news domain at iGamingBusiness.com, Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) is to emerge ...

Colorado gaming regulators continue to approve sports betting licensing

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Colorado gaming regulators have approved 32 more licensing for the sports betting industry of the state. In the approvals this time around, six online operators and eight casinos were in the mix. In total, as of April 1st, 64 applications were submitted to regulators regarding sports betting licensing. Retail sportsbooks, commercial casinos, and online ...

Cripple Creek Wildwood Casino agrees new sports betting deal with ISI for possible May 1 launch

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In Colorado, American Gaming Group LLC (AAG), which owns and operates the Wildwood Casino in the former gold mining camp of Cripple Creek, has announced that it has penned an agreement with global provider of turnkey race and sports book solutions, ISI Race & Sports (ISI), to provide software, hardware and marketing services for ...

Oryx Gaming promoting the benefits of its virtual sports offering

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Slovenian iGaming solutions provider Oryx Gaming has reminded online casino and sportsbetting operators that it is in ‘a perfect position’ to assist them in minimizing the negative financial impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic via its large portfolio of virtual sports, live dealer and lottery content. The Ljubljana-headquartered innovator used an official Monday press ...

EveryMatrix Software Limited grows CasinoEngine virtual sports offering

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Maltese online casino software innovator EveryMatrix Software Limited has announced that the portfolio of virtual sports games offered via its CasinoEngine iGaming platform has recently been expanded. Headquartered in the northern Valletta suburb of St Julian’s, the developer used an official Thursday press release to declare that this enlargement should help online casino operators ...

Detroit casinos kick off legal sports betting in Michigan

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Michigan has joined neighboring Illinois in launching legal retail sports wagering this week after on Tuesday the state’s gaming control board gave final approval to Detroit’s three commercial casinos. The move comes on the heels of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s signing of legislation on December 20, 2019, to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in ...

Illinois March Madness ready as Rivers Casino Des Plains launches sports betting on Monday

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Legal sports betting finally begins in Illinois on Monday, and the state’s most lucrative casino, Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, plans to open its state-of-the-art sportsbook in time for one of the busiest betting events of the year, March Madness. Sports bettors in the midwestern US state will be able to place wagers on ...

New multi-million-dollar entertainment venue unveiled at Yellow Brick Road Casino & Sports Book

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This week in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation celebrated the grand opening of a multi-million dollar expansion at its Yellow Brick Road Casino. According to the Tuesday press release, the new 19,400 square foot entertainment space features two high-tech Topgolf Swing Suite bays; “The Lanes,” a six-lane luxury Brunswick Bowling Center; shuffleboard; ...

Century Casinos partners with Derek Stevens’ Circa Sports brand for Colorado launch

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After recently completing the acquisition of three casinos from Eldorado Resorts, Colorado-based gaming company, Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNTY), has now revealed that Las Vegas-based sports betting brand Circa Sports has agreed to become one of its internet sports betting operators in Colorado. The 15-year sportsbook agreement will see the brand led by casino ...

Scientific Games to partner with Betfred for retail and digital sports betting solutions launch in Pennsylvania

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Las Vegas-based gambling company Scientific Games Corp. (NASDAQ: SGMS) has partnered with British bookmaker, Betfred, to provide full retail and digital sports betting solutions at Wind Creek Bethlehem in Pennsylvania. Chosen to be the sportsbook operator’s technology provider, the Nevada company will launch retail solutions at the former Sands Bethlehem in the first half ...

$2.31 million-plus wagered on Super Bowl LIV via New Hampshire’s new online sports betting program

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Sports fans in the Granite State placed more than $2.31 million in wagers on Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, in what was the New Hampshire Lottery’s very first month of sports betting. According to a Monday news report, upwards of 34,800 registered users in the state have bet more than $20.8 million since mobile ...