Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: USA

Is federal oversight coming to US sports betting?

Capitol Hill
With talk of federal sports betting law doing the rounds on Capitol Hill, Michael Pollock, MD of Spectrum Gaming, and Jeremy Kleiman, NJ- based gaming lawyer at Saiber, discuss who might benefit from a congressional intervention - and why we won’t see one soon.

DraftKings increase sportsbook focus with Las Vegas “legend” Johnny Avello

DraftKings has taken the latest step in signifying its serious sports betting intent by naming Johnny Avello as director of sportsbook operations. The former Wynn Resorts sportsbook director will be based in the DFS operator’s Nevada office…

Is federal oversight com to US sports betting?

Capitol Hill
With talk of federal sports betting law doing the rounds on Capitol Hill, Michael Pollock, MD of Spectrum Gaming, and Jeremy Kleiman, NJ-based gaming lawyer at Saiber, discuss who might benefit from a congressional intervention - and why we won’t see one soon.

Scout Gaming signs partnership deal with Milestone Entertainment

Fantasy Sports
Scout Gaming and Milestone Entertainment enter into a partnership agreement to offer innovative fantasy sports and sports-related products in the North American market. Milestone Entertainment has been providing engaging interactive games and...

Semnox Americas Expands Team With Mark Rossow as CSMO

Mark Rossow
Semnox is pleased to announce that Mark Rossow has joined its Americas team as chief sales and marketing officer (CSMO). With over 25 years of diverse business experience from early-stage and start-ups to large public companies as an experienced C-Level sales…

Betinvest will exhibit at G2E Las Vegas for enhancing its representation in USA

Betinvest-G2E Las Vegas
Betinvest has announced that its team will go to Global Gaming Expo 2018 Las Vegas, the largest gambling industry event. Having a wide range of products, solutions and services, company will provide G2E visitors with Special Exhibition Offers of its core competency products – Sportsbook Online Platform and Data Feed. At 4618 Stand Betinvest will give an opportunity to pursue...

Metric Gaming completes $10m funding round

Sports betting
Sportsbook platform and data services provider will use cash injection to establish itself in the US market. Metric Gaming, the market-leading sportsbook platform and data services provider, has completed a $10million funding round as it looks…

EGT Interactive to attend G2E Vegas 2018

EGT interactive
In one of the largest gatherings of gaming professionals in America, EGT Interactive is to showcase its variety of online casino propositions and business solutions. “With more than 150 video slots, extra successful RTP (return-to-player)…

Scientific Games announces instant games contract extension with Washington’s Lottery

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that Washington's Lottery has extended the Company's contracts for instant games, licensed brands and services. The largest instant game provider in the world, Scientific Games will design…

Scientific Games expands Pennsylvania presence with virtual sports offering

Scientific Games has launched its virtual sports service in the newly regulated US state of Pennsylvania. Part of a partnership with Pennsylvania Lottery, Xpress Sports will be made available across a number of retail venues, bars and taverns.

Betting on Sports to bring expert insights in the emerging US betting markets

With legal sports betting having gone from being a possibility to hard and fast reality in the US, this year’s Betting on Sports Conference (18-21 September) has a vast amount of ground to cover as it explores how the nascent market will take shape…

Decline of TV to shape US betting markets

Speaking at a Bloomberg panel on the future of sports betting, Tom Rogers, former TiVo boss and current CEO of skill- gaming operator WinView, predicts the channels of distribution will be defined less by legislation, and more by a major market…

William Hill looks to US after £900m FOBT adjustment

With UK revenues increasingly tricky to come by, William Hill’s CEO Philip Bowcock says the US could one day become its largest market. In the meantime however, success across the pond is essential, if only to stand still. Success in America…

Leagues turn from integrity fees to data

American football
The American sports leagues’ struggle for integrity protections is shifting from fees to data sharing - and from lobbying lawmakers to striking commercial agreements with gaming. Five states now have sportsbooks up and running, but not one of them requires operators give sports leagues a piece of the action. Subsequently leagues efforts to secure terms have shifted, away from statutory law...

Novomatic posts double-digit revenue growth after US and Europe expansion

Following several noteworthy acquisitions and expansion into European regulated territory Novomatic has reported revenue for the first half of 2018 jumped 12.6 percent to $1.6bn. The gaming technology company stated earnings for the period rose…

Intralot marks “low-risk” market as key to US expansion

Intralot has announced that going forward the company will dedicate itself to “low-risk markets,” with the growing US sports betting industry a specific point of focus. The gambling services provider, which recorded an 11.4 percent increase in revenue…

SBTech goes live in New Jersey & Mississippi after commencing retail operations with 3 operators in 5 locations

Launching with a market-leading product, including the first self-service betting kiosks in New Jersey & Mississippi, SBTech went live with Churchill Downs and Golden Nugget in Mississippi after the successful launch of Resorts Casino…

Louisiana Lottery Extends Instant Games Contract With Scientific Games For Five Years

Lottery's Instant Game Sales Grew Over 40 Percent Since 2010 Under Current Contract Scientific Games Corporation hasannounced that the Louisiana Lottery Corporation (the "Lottery") has extended its existing contract with the Company to provide instant …

Evolution live with first USA Live Casino studio in Atlantic City

New Jersey
Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, today announced an historic breakthrough in the US casino gaming market — the opening of the company’s first USA Live Casino studio, in New Jersey. The new purpose-built Live Casino…

NHL offers sports betting data to highest bidder

Ice Hockey
The NHL has stated it would back sports wagering on national hockey matches provided operators return a portion of the revenue back to the league. Despite the Supreme Court denying both the NBA and NHL “integrity fees” following the overturning…

Does the Wire Act prohibit online sports betting?

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PASPA may have been repealed, but does a sixty-year-old federal statute still stand between states and legal online betting? In a webinar previewing this year’s ICE Sports Betting event in New York, US gaming lawyers discuss how the vague…

SBTech secures landmark sportsbook partnership with US casino giant Golden Nugget Casinos

Sports betting
Industry-leading technology provider to supply cutting-edge omni-channel solution to multi award-winning casino operator in New Jersey and Mississippi SBTech , the leading sports betting solutions provider to the regulated global iGaming industry…

BetChicago prepares for legalised sports betting market with Sportrader partnership

Handshake Scout Gaming Novibet Jumio
BetChicago Completes Deal to Add Risk Management and Data Services Dependent On Betting Legalization And Licensing In Illinois. Sportradar AG – global market leader in betting technology and services – and BetChicago, the go-to source for…

Continent 8 ups US capabilities in wake of PASPA repeal

New Jersey-licensed Continent 8 Technologies, the world’s largest online gambling data centre and global network solutions provider, is expanding its capacity in Atlantic City as the Garden State greenlights sports betting. Continent 8

States start sewing patchwork US market

USA Patchwork
One month on from the Supreme Court’s repeal of PASPA and a flurry of legislative activity has taken hold across the US - not all of which would make you think “gold rush”. THE SECOND STATE DELAWARE Delaware became the first state to start taking bets in a

AmTote announces full-service U.S. sports betting platform In partnership with Sportradar

Sports betting
AmTote International, Inc. and Sportradar have announced an agreement that enables AmTote to provide comprehensive sports betting services, including trading and risk management, across the U.S. marketplace. AmTote, which is wholly owned by The Stronach Group

Monmouth Park sues US sports leagues for lost betting revenue

New Jersey’s Monmouth Park has filed to sue the major US sports leagues NFL, NBA and MLB for more than $150m, stating their interference in previous sports betting approvals was an act of perjury. Evidence given to a New Jersey District Court by the leagues in 2014…

William Hill bullish on multi-state strategy

William Hill
William Hill’s CEO Philip Bowcock has said the firm has already invested “mid-to- high single-digit” millions of dollars in a multi-state operational strategy across the US. Having recently secured the rights to operate the sportsbooks for Monmouth Park and Ocean Casino in Atlantic City, the British bookmaker could be taking bets in early June. In an earnings call Bowcock said Mississippi...

New Jersey bill offers integrity compromise to leagues, rejects skins

New Jersey
Casinos in New Jersey are only days away from taking sports bets, as state legislators prepare to vote on a bill on 7 June. According to NJ- based gaming attorney, Jeremy Kleiman, the bill, which throws a modest bone to sports leagues, is largely sensible. But will it…

Sportradar spreads the love for regulated betting at G2E

Betradar G2E
“We cannot not be here,” explains Sportradar’s Lorenzo Caci, director of business development and strategic partnerships. “We’re a very important player in every market. So we have to be represented, even if the markets in this region are not regulated yet.