Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has appointed Charles Schmadeke to serve as chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board.
The Oregon Lottery has confirmed plans to launch its new SBTech-powered online sportsbook in time for the NFL regular season, which kicks off in September.
The Pennsylvania Lottery has reported a 7 per cent increase in game sales to $4.5bn for the financial year ended 30 June, with iLottery contributing $381m in its first year of operation.
The Kentucky Lottery has reported record sales for the fiscal year ended 30 June following strong growth from its iLottery platform.
Scientific Games’ newly-listed social gaming business SciPlay has reported an 18 per cent increase in revenue to $118.1m for the second quarter of 2019, buoyed by a strong performance from its Jackpot Party Casino game.
Lawmakers in Connecticut have introduced legislation which would authorize a Bridgeport Casino and other entertainment facilities, as well as allow sports betting and online gaming.
New York-listed Scientific Games Corporation has reported flat revenue of $845m for the second quarter of 2019, with growth in Lottery, SciPlay and Digital offset by a decline in its core Gaming division.
New York-listed social gaming operator SciPlay has strengthened its board with the appointment of former Buffalo Studios CEO Michael Marchetti as a director.
Paysafe Group’s digital marketing division Income Access has agreed a deal with William Hill US.
New York-listed social gaming giant Zynga has reported a 41 per cent increase in revenue to $306m for the second quarter of 2019.
New York-listed International Game Technology (IGT) has reported a 3 per cent increase in revenue to $1,234m for the second quarter of 2019.
New York-listed Penn National Gaming has appointed Jay Snowden to succeed long-serving chief executive Tim Wilmott in January.