Compliance News

DraftKings facing $350,000 fine as Ohio sports betting market opens

The Ohio Casino Control Commission is taking administrative action against DraftKings for violating advertising rules ahead of the opening of the state’s regulated sports betting market on 1 January 2023.

DraftKings (trading as Crown OH Gaming) has been issued a Notice of Violation by the Commission after being found to have [...]

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Caesars Sportsbook and Plainridge Park Casino approved in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) continues to review applications from sports betting operators, with Plainridge Park Casino and Caesars Sportsbook the latest to be preliminarily approved.

At its latest public meeting Tuesday, the state’s Commissioners voted unanimously to find Caesars Sportsbook preliminarily suitable for a temporary Category 3 sports betting operator [...]

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Play’n GO set to enter third US state with West Virginia license

Swedish online casino games provider Play’n GO has secured its third license in the United States after gaining approval in West Virginia.

The license expands the supplier’s presence in North America following approvals earlier this year in New Jersey and Michigan, in addition to Ontario in Canada, where titles such as [...]

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MGM Springfield and BetMGM set for Massachusetts sports betting licenses

BetMGM looks set to become the second operator to be granted a mobile sports betting license in Massachusetts after the state regulator voted in favour of licensure.

In a public meeting Monday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) voted to find BetMGM suitable for a temporary Category 3 sports betting operator license.

The [...]

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Intralot agrees five-year sports betting contract with Ohio Lottery

Athens-listed gaming supplier and operator Intralot has announced that its US subsidiary has signed a new sports betting deal with the Ohio Lottery.

Intralot Inc has secured a five-year contract with the lottery to implement its Orion Sportsbook solution, with the state slated to open its online and retail sports betting [...]

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EveryMatrix granted approval in Michigan

iGaming solutions provider EveryMatrix has been approved to launch its online casino content in a third US state after receiving conditional approval in Michigan.

The conditional approval from the Michigan Gaming Control Board will enable EveryMatrix to distribute iGaming content in the state via its CasinoEngine casino integration platform.

Alongside its approval [...]

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WynnBET granted first mobile sports betting licence in Massachusetts

Wynn Resorts’ online betting and iGaming brand WynnBET has become the first operator to be awarded a mobile sports betting licence in Massachusetts.

At a public meeting of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) this week, Commissioners voted unanimously to award the state’s first Category 3 mobile sports betting operator licence to [...]

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Octoplay to begin rolling out games with Malta-based operators

Newly established casino games supplier Octoplay has been granted a recognition notice by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA).

Following its recent licence award in Romania, the MGA approval allows the supplier to start supplying its games to MGA-licensed operators, while the company applies for a full MGA licence.

Octoplay’s initial portfolio of [...]

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Xpoint enters Tennessee and agrees Underdog Fantasy partnership

North American geolocation technology provider Xpoint has been granted a license to provide its services in Tennessee.

The approval by the Tennessee Sports Wagering Advisory Council expands Xpoint’s presence across the United States, where it has already launched its geolocation services in Ohio and New Jersey, as well as with multiple [...]

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ASIC launches proceedings against Star Entertainment executives

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against 11 current and former directors and officers of Star Entertainment Group.

Australia’s national corporate regulator has launched proceedings against the 11 executives for alleged breaches of their duties under section 180 of the Corporations [...]

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Norway renews Norsk Rikstoto exclusive horse race betting licence

Norwegian state-owned operator Norsk Rikstoto has been granted the exclusive rights to continue offering horse race betting to players for a further ten years.

Norsk Rikstoto has held a monopoly on horse race betting in the country after being formed in 1982 by the Norwegian Trotting Association (Det Norske Travselskap) and [...]

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Massachusetts issues first sports betting licence

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has awarded the state’s first sports betting licence to casino operator Encore Boston Harbor.

Following a presentation by representatives of Encore Boston Harbor and a review of the application submitted by Wynn MA, the MGC voted unanimously to approve the first Category 1 sports wagering operator [...]

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