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BetMakers brings in Christian Stuart as North America CEO

Sydney-listed betting technology provider BetMakers Technology Group has named former Caesars Entertainment senior executive Christian Stuart as CEO of North America.

Stuart has held a number of executive leadership positions with Caesars over the past 16 years, including head of Caesars Sports and Online Gaming, and executive vice president of Gaming [...]

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Fortuna teams up with OpenBet to launch SportCast’s BetBuilder product

Leading Central European betting and gaming operator Fortuna Entertainment has partnered OpenBet to launch a new BetBuilder product from OpenBet’s SportCast business.

BetBuilder enables customers to build their own bets within a single event across hundreds of markets and is now available to Fortuna players in the Czech Republic, Poland, Romania [...]

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Sportradar names new chief operating officer for North America

New York-listed sports data provider Sportradar has appointed Andrew Bimson as chief operating officer for North America. 

The newly created role will see Bimson manage the growth of Sportradar’s three core business areas; Betting and Gaming, Sports Entertainment (media solutions), and ad:s (marketing services).

Bimson joins Sportradar from Bloomberg, where he [...]

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DraftKings and Tulalip Tribes agree sportsbook deal

New York-listed sports betting operator DraftKings and the Tulalip Tribes of Washington have reached an agreement to launch DraftKings retail sportsbooks in Washington State.

The DraftKings retail sportsbooks will be located at Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek Casino, with initial designs featuring a 50-foot video wall, two dozen kiosks [...]

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Aspire Global gains betting licence in Denmark

Stockholm-listed gaming supplier Aspire Global has been awarded a betting licence by the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA). 

The licence approval allows Aspire Global to provide its BtoBet sportsbook platform to Danish operators, adding to its existing online casino solutions which have been available in the market since 2012.

“Our offering has been [...]

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BetMGM targets positive EBITDA in 2023

The BetMGM joint venture between MGM Resorts International and Entain is expected to achieve positive EBITDA next year as the business continues to capture market share in regulated US jurisdictions.

The companies said Wednesday that the BetMGM JV generated net revenue from operations of approximately $850m in 2021, a five-fold increase [...]

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New York betting gathers momentum but New Jersey unaffected

New York’s record launch of online sports betting continues to gather momentum as its second weekend proves busier than the first, according to new figures from GeoComply.

The geolocation specialist recorded 17.9m geolocation transactions this past weekend, up from 17.2m on the opening weekend.

“The momentum of New York’s sports betting launch [...]

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Connecticut sportsbook and iGaming wagers near $1bn mark in December

Connecticut’s licensed sports betting and iGaming operators collected a record high $964.9m in wagers in December, with more than two-thirds of the total generated by iGaming.

Total wagers climbed by 45 per cent compared to the previous month, with iGaming wagers climbing 18 per cent to $814.9m and online sports wagers [...]

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Rank and XLMedia make board changes as Chris Bell joins Nuevo Codere

Gaming operator Rank Group and online gaming affiliate XLMedia are making changes to their respective board of directors following the appointment of Chris Bell as non-executive chairman of Nueva Codere.

Bell, who currently serves as non-executive chairman of XLMedia and senior independent director of Rank Group, has announced his intention to [...]

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Michigan iGaming and online sportsbook receipts surpass $1.4bn in 2021

Michigan’s licensed online sports betting and iGaming operators collected a combined $1.41bn in total gross receipts during their first year of operation in 2021.

The state’s 14 licensed commercial and tribal operators generated $1.11bn in iGaming gross receipts during the year, alongside $292.2m from online sports betting on total iGaming and [...]

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Snabbis goes live with Fast Track CRM

Swedish casino operator Snabbis has signed up to Fast Track's iGaming player engagement platform.

The Gothenburg based operator holds Swedish and Maltese licences and offers online casino games and sports betting.

By partnering with Fast Track, Snabbis gains access to a CRM platform that has been specifically built to enable iGaming operators [...]

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Gambling.com Group and McClatchy sign strategic sports betting partnership

New York-listed gaming affiliate Gambling.com Group has entered into a media partnership with US publisher The McClatchy Company.

The partnership gives McClatchy access to Gambling.com's proprietary data science platform and sports betting content team to improve its audience reach and monetise valuable traffic.

Newspapers and associated digital platforms in the McClatchy [...]

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