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Delaware sports betting proceeds fall despite record handle in October

Delaware’s regulated sports betting market enjoyed its strongest monthly performance of the year in October as total handle surged to $22.2m.

Total handle in October was 62 per cent higher than the previous month, with wagering at the state’s three licensed sportsbooks climbing by 54 per cent sequentially to $12.2m.

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DraftKings sued by Colossus Bets for IP infringement in the United States

Britain’s Colossus Bets has filed suit against DraftKings in Delaware District Court, accusing the sports betting operator of patent infringement on its Cash Out feature.

The sports jackpot and gaming technology supplier alleges that DraftKings has infringed seven of its US patents which sports betting and gaming products that incorporate a [...]

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Minnesota Lottery partners Pollard Banknote for new mobile app

Toronto-listed lottery supplier Pollard Banknote has been awarded a mobile app development service contract by the Minnesota Lottery.

The contract will see Pollard Banknote develop a mobile lottery app for iOS and Android devices that aims to boost player engagement with the Minnesota Lottery. 

The app will offer features such as ticket [...]

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Virginia sets sports betting handle record in October

Virginia’s regulated sports betting market saw total handle surge by 45 per cent to $427.3m in October.

The increase in handle versus the previous month was driven by five full weekends of NFL and college football in October and marks the highest monthly handle since the launch of regulated sports betting [...]

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GAN Launches Ainsworth games online in Michigan

New York-listed GAN has rolled out Ainsworth Game Technology's slots for online play in Michigan with Churchill Downs' TwinSpires.com.

The Ainsworth titles have been rolled out via GAN's SuperRGS content aggregation platform following a deal between the two companies earlier this year, under which GAN serves as the exclusive online distributor [...]

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PointsBet strengthens US in-play offering with Sportradar

Sports data supplier Sportradar has entered a multi-year sports betting partnership with betting and gaming operator PointsBet. 

The agreement establishes Sportradar as PointsBet’s US supplier of choice for MLB, NBA, NHL, college football and college basketball data, and will see the supplier provide pre-match and live betting services to PoinstBet.

These include [...]

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Scientific Games agrees deal to acquire ELK Studios

Scientific Games continues to expand its game development capabilities with the acquisition of ELK Studios.

Stockholm-based ELK Studios has developed games for the iGaming market since 2013 and already distributes its content via Scientific Games’ OpenGaming platform in Europe.

Following the acquisition, ELK will continue to work independently to develop new titles, [...]

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GAN announces $5m repurchase plan as share price hits new low

New York-listed gaming supplier and operator GAN plans to buy back up to $5m of its ordinary shares before the end of May 2022.

The share repurchase plan will allow GAN to take advantage of its historically low share price, which the company sees as being significantly dissociated from future earnings [...]

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Scout Gaming Group

Scout Gaming launches Fanteam in the US

Stockholm-listed fantasy sports provider Scout Gaming has launched its Fanteam brand in the American market. 

Fanteam.com launched in 2015 as a Europe-facing daily fantasy sports site and is now expanding to serve 20 US states, including California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota and Texas.

Fanteam.us offers US citizens access to the Scout [...]

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888 and Betway approved to offer sports betting in Virginia

Online operators 888 and Betway have secured a temporary permit to offer sport betting to players in the US state of Virginia.

Betway has been awarded a temporary permit as Digital Gaming Corp., operator of the Betway brand in US sports betting and iGaming markets, with the operator currently live in [...]

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FansUnite Entertainment

FansUnite grows revenue in third quarter

Online betting and gaming operator FansUnite Entertainment has reported revenue of CAD$580,000 for the third quarter of the year, with net loss for the period climbing to $3.0m.

Revenue in the three-month period ended 30 September 2021 was 22.4 per cent ahead of the covid-impacted period last year, despite a number [...]

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Oneida Nation opens first sportsbook in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s regulated sports betting market will open today (Nov. 30) with the launch of Oneida Nation’s IGT-powered retail and mobile sports betting offering.

The Oneida Nation will become the first tribe in Wisconsin to offer sports betting under a renegotiated gaming compact with the state, with the ceremonial first bets to [...]

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