Tag: United States

Betting boom gives unloved Yahoo new lease for life

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No sooner had Verizon declared that sports betting would be the key to unlocking the potential of its dwindling subsidiary, Yahoo, than Apollo Global Management paid $5bn to take it off them and do exactly that.

Firms ready for battle in New York mobile betting tender

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The New York governor’s eventual submission to online sports betting marks a major milestone in the state-by-state roll out of the new sector - and the site of a fierce bidding war for one of only a handful of America’s most prized licences

Mobile sports betting in NYC by football season

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Online sports betting should be coming to New York by the autumn, legal experts predict, as both houses approve budgets with betting on the books.

EveryMatrix appoints Staffan Cnattingius as Latin America commercial lead

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iGaming supplier EveryMatrix announces the appointment of Staffan Cnattingius as its new Director of Business Development for Latin America markets.

Growth to bolster U.S. expansion

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EveryMatrix, leading turnkey, sports, and casino supplier, joins iDevelopment and Economic Association (iDEA) to strengthen its position in the United States market

Trump-era Wire Act interpretation overturned in appellate court

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In the first days of the new US administration, justices of the First Circuit Court of appeals have overturned efforts by its predecessor to turn the 1961 Wire Act into an federal online gambling ban. Digital lotteries, poker and other casino products can now resume with confidence - although interstate sports betting remains in legal limbo for now.

RG24seven Announces Partnership with GVC Holdings to Provide Responsible Gaming Training

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RG24seven, the world’s only, video-based Responsible Gaming training platform is pleased to announce a partnership with GVC Holdings (GVC) to provide Responsible Gaming training for US staff.

EveryMatrix recruits Erik Nyman to establish US presence

EveryMatrix appoints Erik Nyman
Technology provider EveryMatrix recruits iGaming executive Erik Nyman to join its Leadership Team and lead the opening of the company’s first US office.

Operators rally for US national and state lotteries to go digital

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Ade Repcenko, CEO of Spinola Gaming, believes that an upgrade to online sales is indeed the only way forward for the US lottery sector.

California backtracks on betting after tribal veto

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A flurry of activity to get sports betting on the books in California in June has come to nought after heavy oppositions from tribal stakeholders.

Departing Michigan governor vetoes online gambling

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The outgoing Governor of Michigan has vetoed a bill approved by the state legislature which would have legalised intrastate online gambling for commercial and tribal casinos. Bill HB 4926, set to regulate casino games at a competitive tax rate of 8 percent GGR, was overturned by the official during his last days in office. “I do not think it is appropriate...

Missouri set to discuss sports betting ‘royalty fee’ to league bodies

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Missouri Republican Representative Cody Smith has submitted a proposal to the state’s legislature to consider the payment of royalty fees to national sports leagues. House Bill 119, set to be discussed in the House’s 2019 session, suggests a

Rush for Pennsylvania licenses boosts official coffers

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The Pennsylvanian gambling market has generated $385m for the government’s General Fund, since the October 2017 legislation which legalised sports and online lottery in the state. The figure, revealed as part of a PlayUSA report which combined

Vegas Kings integrate BetConstruct technology for bespoke online design

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BetConstruct has signed an agreement with igaming digital creative agency Vegas Kings to integrate its technology into the firm’s game development process. The software developer will grant Vegas Kings access to its APIs and SlotBuilder

Nektan flags US market entry as revenue grows 65 percent

Nektan has confirmed it will enter the US market before the end of this year as part of a Q318 trading update which revealed net gaming revenue of $8.3m. The figure marks a 64.6 year on year rise for the gambling software provider, and comes ahead

Sky’s the limit for William Hill with Golden Entertainment expansion

William Hill has announced a sports betting partnership with US casino operator Golden Entertainment, expanding its reach into Maryland and Montana, as well as broadening its extensive Nevada offering. The 100 locations already managed by the British bookmaker in the Silver State will be bolstered by five Golden Entertainment properties, including the Stratosphere Casino, with the agreement set to be...

Unregulated states warned of being left behind by Delaware regulator

The director of Delaware Lottery has urged fellow state lottery regulators to embrace sport betting, after the government-body recorded almost $17m in wagers for September alone. The comments came as Vernon Kirk addressed the annual North American…

NHL predicted over $200m in sports betting business boost

The American Gaming Association has predicted the National Hockey League could benefit from over $200m in additional annual revenue should it fully engage with sports betting. The report, made in conjunction with Nielsen Sports, follows a similar…

Desert Rose Bingo ruled to be outside jurisdiction of Iipay Nation

Desert Rose Bingo, the online domain operated by the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel tribe, has been ruled as an illegal gambling site by the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The court cited an issue of first impression, regarding an intersection of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. “The UIGEA does not...

NFL set for $2.3bn annual windfall from sports betting regulation

The American Gaming Association has predicted the regulated US sports betting market could boost NFL annual revenue by up to $2.3bn, following a review into the future of the industry by Nielsen Sports. The study, commissioned by the association to assess the profitability of sports betting, states that media and sponsorship deals could significantly enhance the league’s takings. “So much time...

CBS launches sports betting programme as US fanbase grows

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CBS Sports, part of CBS Networks, has launched a new interactive TV programme designed to deliver DFS and sports betting content for US bettors and fans. The sports broadcaster, home to NFL matches, NCAA March Madness games and The Masters…

LeoVegas sets its eye on the goal of US sports betting

LeoVegas is reportedly considering expansion into the newly regulated US sports betting market, following a growth in local sportsbook revenue through the first half of 2018. Recording that sports betting accounted for eight percent of Q218 revenue…

William Hill strikes gold with Eldorado

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With the UK retail market stagnant in the wake of government regulation, William Hill has set its sights across the Atlantic in a major distribution agreement with Eldorado. William Hill has confirmed a partnership with US casino operator…

Inspired announces the release of third quarter results on 13/08/2018

Global games technology company, Inspired, has announced it is to release its financial results for the third quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, ended June 30, 2018, on Monday, August 13, 2018. The firm’s management will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m.

EquiLottery to premiere live sports lottery vision at GiGse

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EquiLottery CEO Brad Cummings will, for the first time in a public or private forum, provide his full vision for lottery games of chance based on live sporting events on Thursday, May 31 at 3:30 PM at the Biltmore Hotel.

EquiLottery CEO talks next level lotteries ahead of GiGse

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Ahead of his dedicated lottery presentation at this year’s GiGse, the CEO of EquiLottery explores the potential to engage with Millennials, how experiential equals positive PR, the sector’s digital footprint and why, if you are itching to play…

US sport player’s associations release joint statement regarding sports betting

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Player’s associations from the biggest sports leagues in the United States have released a joint press release addressing the possible legalisation of sports betting. The players associations for the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL announced that they collectively want to add their voice to the debate to legalise sports betting in North America. “The time has come to address not just...

US gaming issues to go under the microscope at GiGse

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'Putting North American gambling, gaming and betting under the microscope’ is the theme of Clarion Gaming’s campaign in support of the 2018 edition of GiGse, which is taking place alongside Juegos Miami at The Biltmore Hotel, Miami, May 31 – June 1.   Attracting the support of organisations ranging from MGM Resorts to Mohegan Sun, Pechanga Resort and Casino to Penn...

Juegos Miami to highlight why bridges are better than walls when it comes to gaming in Mexico

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This year's Juegos Miami conference and exhibition will feature a session chaired by AIEJA's Cynthia Fragoso Fesh discussing the US' growing tension with Mexico alongside the market's huge potential.   The impact of Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ hardline economic and foreign policy on neighbouring countries in Latin and South America will be among the subjects for discussion and debate at the...

Vantiv Entertainment Solutions confirmed as GiGse headline sponsor

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The entire leadership team of Vantiv are to support North America’s pre-eminent education and learning event, GiGse, in April. Cincinnati-based Vantiv Entertainment Solutions has been confirmed as the headline sponsor of the 2017 edition of GiGse, which is being held for the first time at San Diego’s Marriot Marquis Marina (26 – 28 April). The company’s entire leadership team, comprising Joe Pappano,...