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BetMGM confirms NBC Sports deal for 2022 NFL season

US sports betting and iGaming operator BetMGM has entered into a betting integrations partnership with NBC Sports for the 2022 NFL season.

The agreement includes weekly integrations on Football Night in America (FNIA), the most-watched studio show in sports and the pre-game broadcast for NFL Sunday Night Football, as well as [...]

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Baseball helps boost Oregon sports betting in August

The Oregon Lottery reported a 59 per cent year-on-year increase in sports betting handle for the month of August, driven by growth in Baseball.

Total handle for August was $28.2m, buoyed by an 84 per cent increase in Baseball handle to $13.9m, with an improved margin of 9.6 per cent [...]

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Playtech enjoys record first half as B2C revenue soars 148%

London-listed gaming supplier and operator Playtech delivered its best ever performance in the first half of 2022 as revenue increased by 73 per cent to €792.3m.

Playtech said that it made good progress delivering its strategy of focusing on newly regulated markets, which helped B2B revenue climb 17 per cent to [...]

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire sports betting handle climbs 20% in August

New Hampshire’s sports betting handle grew by 20 per cent versus a year ago to $43.4m in August, driven by strong growth in both retail and online operations.

The New Hampshire Lottery and partner DraftKings saw total wagers increase by 2 per cent compared to the previous month.

Online sports betting generated [...]

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IGT to roll out self-serve lottery terminals in Ontario with OLG

International Game Technology's IGT Global Solutions subsidiary has been awarded an initial five-year contract to serve as the primary provider of self-serve lottery terminals to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) . 

The initial contract runs until June 2027 and allows for 10 one-year extensions, and will see IGT roll [...]

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White Hat Gaming announces internal promotions

Malta-based platform provider White Hat Gaming has promoted Ed Bullock to the role of chief operating officer, with Chris Hipkiss assuming the role of chief delivery officer.

Bullock is tasked with driving the efficiency of all operations within the business and replaces Rob Fell, who left the business in March after just [...]

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Strive Gaming names former DraftKings executive Jamie Shea as CMO

North America-focused iGaming technology supplier Strive Gaming has appointed Jamie Shea as its chief marketing officer.

Shea most recently served as vice president of national VIP marketing at DraftKings after three and a half years as the operator's VP of sportsbook operations, and also held sales and marketing roles at the likes of [...]

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Bragg Gaming agrees content development partnership with Bally’s

Online casino games supplier Bragg Gaming has entered into an expansive iGaming content development partnership with Bally’s Interactive, the digital arm of Bally’s Corporation.

The partnership will see Bally’s online brands such as Virgin Casino, JackpotJoy and Vera&John launch content from Bragg’s proprietary studios, including Atomic Slot Lab and Indigo Magic, [...]

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Michigan online sports betting and iGaming wagers rise 37% in August

Michigan’s online sports betting and iGaming market enjoyed another strong month of growth in August as total gross receipts increased by 37 per cent versus a year ago to $154.9m.

The state’s 15 commercial and tribal casino operators recorded a 35 per cent increase in iGaming gross receipts to $130.9m, while [...]

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Mississippi sportsbook wagers dip to $21.2m in August

Mississippi’s licensed sports betting operators recorded a 1 per cent year-on-year fall in wagers to $21.2m in August.

After wagers fell to their lowest level in two years in July, wagering at the state’s 26 licensed casinos increased by 16 per cent month-on-month in August.

Baseball contributed more than half of August’s [...]

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Kambi signs latest retail sportsbook deal in Washington state

Stockholm-listed sportsbook supplier Kambi Group is entering its 19th US state through an agreement with ilani Cowlitz Indian Casino Resort in Washington.

Kambi will power a new retail sportsbook in the Pacific Northwest at ilani, which has been developed by the Cowlitz Tribe and Salishan-Mohegan, a partnership that includes Mohegan Sun.

The [...]

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Twitch to prohibit unlicensed online gambling content

Streaming platform Twitch has announced plans to ban unlicensed online gambling content from its platform.

The move follows mounting concern about young people’s exposure to gambling products on the platform, which is open to users over the age of 13.

Twitch said Tuesday that the policy update will take effect on October [...]

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