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Swintt granted permission to operate in the UK 

Malta-based casino games supplier Swintt has secured licence approval from Britain's Gambling Commission.

The approval allows Swintt to provide its collection of video slots and live casino games to licensed operators in the market, with the initial rollout set to include its Xtra range of slots as well as The Crown [...]

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Sports betting and iGaming drive Pennsylvania growth in August

Pennsylvania’s betting and gaming market continued to grow into August as revenue from all forms of gaming rose 4 per cent to $425.4m.

The year-on-year growth was driven by an 89 per cent increase in sports betting revenue and a 21 per cent rise in iGaming revenue, which offset declines across [...]

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Betsson expands in Latin America with Mexico launch

Stockholm-listed betting and gaming operator Betsson continues to expand its presence in Latin America with the launch of its flagship brand in Mexico’s regulated iGaming market.

Following approval by Mexican regulator Dirección General de Juegos y Sorteos de la Secretaría de Gobernación, Betsson.mx is now live for players in Mexico, offering [...]

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iGaming boosts Delaware as sportsbook wagers fall in August

Delaware’s regulated sports betting and iGaming market generated total wagers of $39.7m in August.

The state’s three licensed operators saw total amounts wagered from iGaming increase by 70 per cent year-on-year to $36.8m, while sports wagers fell by 41 per cent to $2.9m.

Delaware Sports Betting and iGaming Wagers: August 2022 (US$)

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New Jersey

New Jersey gambling revenue grows to $470.7m in August

New Jersey’s gambling market saw total gaming revenue increase by 10 per cent to $470.7m in August, with growth recorded across all products.

The state’s casinos, racetracks and their partners benefited from a 4 per cent increase in land-based casino win to $274.0m in August, while iGaming revenue climbed 16 per [...]

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La Française des Jeux (FDJ)

La Française des Jeux in exclusive talks to acquire ZEturf

Paris-listed gaming operator La Française des Jeux is looking to get into the online horse race betting and poker business through the acquisition of ZEturf.

FDJ is currently in exclusive negotiations to acquire the online horse racing and sports betting operator, with the proposed acquisition furthering FDJ’s strategy to bolster its [...]

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Wynn eyes downtown Manhattan casino opportunity

Casino operator Wynn Resorts has teamed up with Related Companies to pursue a downtown casino license in New York.

The proposed resort, entertainment and gaming destination would be located in the Hudson Yards neighborhood on Manhattan's West Side, which has been developed by privately-held real estate firm Related Companies.

“As New York [...]

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Gaming Realms

Gaming Realms delivers 63.9% profit growth in H1

London-listed Gaming Realms grew revenue in the first half of the year by 10 per cent to £8.5m, helping to deliver a 63.9 per cent increase in profit for the period.

The revenue growth was driven by a 57 per cent increase in content licensing revenue to £6.4m, which offset a [...]

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Bally's Corp

Marc Crisafulli retires as Bally’s EVP of government relations

New York-listed gaming operator Bally's Corporation has confirmed the retirement of Marc Crisafulli as the company's executive vice president of government relations, legal and regulatory.

Crisafulli joined the company in May 2019 as EVP of government relations and later served as EVP of Twin River Worldwide Holdings and president of Twin [...]

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DA seeks input on proposed South Africa online gambling bill

Democratic Alliance (DA) Member of Parliament Dean Macpherson is seeking input from industry stakeholders as he prepares to introduce a private member’s bill to legalise and regulate online gambling in South Africa.

Macpherson serves as the shadow minister of Trade, Industry and Competition and is critical of the government’s failure to [...]

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Connecticut sports betting and iGaming handle hits $931.9m in August

Connecticut’s licensed sports betting and iGaming operators enjoyed a strong month in August as total wagers increased to $931.9m.

August marked Connecticut’s best monthly performance since March, with total wagers climbing 19 per cent compared to the previous month.

iGaming continued to dominate the market, generating wagers of $851.9m, with online sports [...]

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BetMGM secures naming rights for NJ TRANSIT’s Meadowlands Rail Line

US sports betting and iGaming operator BetMGM has secured the naming rights to NJ TRANSIT’s Meadowlands Rail Line in New Jersey.

The three-year sponsorship deal will see the line renamed as the BetMGM Meadowlands Rail Line, operating between Secaucus Junction and the Meadowlands Station adjacent to MetLife Stadium.

It is the first [...]

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