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Oregon lawmakers consider regulated fantasy contests and collegiate sports betting

Lawmakers in Oregon have proposed amendments to recently introduced gambling legislation in a bid to broaden the available legal offering.

The proposed amendments relate to two bills introduced earlier this month which sought to limit the Oregon Lottery’s sports betting offering and available sales channels.

The first bill sought to prevent the Oregon Lottery from offering any [...]

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DraftKings launches mobile sportsbook in Iowa

Sports betting and fantasy sports operator DraftKings has launched its mobile and online sportsbook app in Iowa through its partnership with Wild Rose Casino and Resort.

After registering in-person at any one of the three Wild Rose casinos, DraftKings customers will now be able to bet via the sportsbook mobile app and online [...]

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Pennsylvania gambling market surpasses $300m revenue mark in January

Pennsylvania’s regulated land-based and online gambling market has recorded a solid start to 2020 as total gaming revenue grew by 17 per cent to $302.8m in January.

Licensed operators saw year-on-year growth in land-based slot revenue and strong contributions from sports betting, online casino and video gaming terminals, which offset declines in land-based [...]

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Monkey Knife Fight named fantasy sports partner of XFL’s LA Wildcats

US fantasy sports operator Monkey Knife Fight has been unveiled as the new official daily fantasy sports partner of XFL franchise the Los Angeles Wildcats.

The agreement will see Monkey Knife Fight (MKF) benefit from in-stadium promotions at the Wildcats’ home stadium, Dignity Health Sports Park, with the operator’s logo to feature on Wildcats' helmets [...]

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DraftKings signs partnerships with three NBA franchises

Sports betting and fantasy contests operator DraftKings has signed multi-year partnership deals with three National Basketball Association (NBA) franchises.

The operator has been named as an official partner of the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers and Indiana Pacers, having become an official sports betting partner of the NBA late last year.

All three partnerships include [...]

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Sportradar signs XFL official sports data partnership

Sports data provider Sportradar has been selected as an exclusive media and sports data provider for the new XFL American football league.

Sportradar will provide play-by-play data feeds and statistics specifically designed for media usage, including websites, apps and digital platforms used by fantasy sports operators.

The inaugural XFL season opened last weekend and concludes with [...]

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Governor urges lawmakers to pass sports betting bill in Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has called on state lawmakers to pass sports betting legislation to stop revenue from flowing to neighboring states.

The governor was joined by a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the Capitol on Thursday to urge lawmakers to pass HB 137, which would legalize sports betting at horserace tracks and [...]

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FanDuel named XFL daily fantasy sports partner

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel Group has been named as an official fantasy sports partner of the XFL American football league ahead of its inaugural season opener this weekend.

The agreement gives FanDuel access to official XFL data, as well as league and team branding for use across its official daily fantasy football offerings.

FanDuel and the XFL [...]

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DraftKings hires Christine Thurmond to lead responsible gaming efforts

Sports betting and fantasy contests operator DraftKings has appointed Christine Thurmond as director of responsible gaming.

In her new role, Thurmond will lead the expansion of DraftKings’ responsible gaming framework for its iGaming, sportsbook and fantasy sports products.

Reporting into chief compliance officer Tim Dent, she joins DraftKings from the Massachusetts Council [...]

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DraftKings agrees partnership with new XFL American football league

DraftKings has been named as an authorized gaming operator and official daily fantasy sports partner of the XFL American football league.

Ahead of the league’s kickoff this weekend, DraftKings’ customers in permitted states will be able to place a variety of bets and draft daily fantasy lineups on the eight-team XFL league, which runs [...]

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Scout Gaming signs fantasy sports deal with Bet Entertainment

Stockholm-listed B2B provider Scout Gaming Group has signed an agreement to provide its fantasy sports solution to operator Bet Entertainment Technologies.

The deal will see Bet Entertainment, which also operates Portugal’s bet.pt brand, launch Scout’s full portfolio of fantasy sports products via its Vivagol.tv and Vivagol.com brands, which operate under a Maltese licence and are [...]

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Norsk Tipping selects Scout Gaming for fantasy sports launch

Stockholm-listed fantasy sports provider Scout Gaming has won a new tender to supply its services to Norwegian state-owned operator Norsk Tipping.

Scout Gaming has been chosen to provide its fantasy sports product services to Norsk Tipping, with the new offering expected to launch during the first half of this year.

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