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BetMGM signs as official sports betting partner of Las Vegas Raiders

MGM Resorts and GVC’s US sports betting brand BetMGM has signed up as an official sports betting partner of the Las Vegas Raiders.

The agreement is an extension of an existing multi-year partnership signed earlier this year between MGM Resorts and the Raiders, and will allow BetMGM to utilize assets to [...]

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Income Access to power new affiliate program for Tipico US

Paysafe Group’s digital marketing division Income Access has agreed a deal to power a new affiliate program for Tipico’s upcoming online sports betting and iGaming sites in New Jersey.

Having recently established its US headquarters in Hoboken, Tipico has partnered with Ocean Casino and Resort in Atlantic City to launch online [...]

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Sportradar signs sports integrity deal for 2020 IPL season

Sportradar has signed a deal to provide its sports integrity services for the 2020 Indian Premier League.

The agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will see Sportradar Integrity Services support the BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit in monitoring and safeguarding the integrity of matches during the 2020 IPL [...]

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Sportsbet.io signs up as Arsenal’s new official betting partner

Coingaming Group’s sports betting brand Sportsbet.io has signed a three-year deal to become an official betting partner of English Premier League club Arsenal FC.

The partnership will focus on creating exclusive experiences for Arsenal’s global fanbase and Sportsbet.io customers, while also harnessing the status of Arsenal’s women’s team to help grow [...]

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Mississippi sports betting wagers surpass $40m in August

Mississippi’s regulated sports betting market returned to growth in August as total wagers more than doubled year-on-year to $40.5m.

Wagers were up 104 per cent compared to a year ago and rose significantly versus the previous month’s $7.9m total. Basketball accounted for more than half of all wagers during the month [...]

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Tom Watson joins Flutter Entertainment in advisory role

London-listed gaming operator Flutter Entertainment has brought in former Labour MP and deputy leader Tom Watson to help develop its safer gambling policies.

Watson was an outspoken critic of the gambling industry during his time in parliament and said at the time of his retirement last November that he would continue [...]

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GeoComply launches new PlayPause responsible gaming tool

Geolocation and compliance technology specialist GeoComply has launched a new PlayPause tool to strengthen responsible gaming programs across the United States.

In conjunction with Responsible Gaming Education Week, PlayPause has been launched to provide an efficient way for operators to manage aspects of their responsible gaming compliance requirements across multiple US [...]

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Aspire Global expands into sports betting with BtoBet acquisition

Stockholm-listed iGaming solutions provider Aspire Global is expanding into sports betting through the acquisition of sportsbook provider BtoBet.

Aspire Global has agreed a deal to acquire all shares in BtoBet for a cash consideration of €20m and a performance related earnout of seven times Btobet's EBIT in the second year from [...]

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Pennsylvania iGaming market hits record high in August

Pennsylvania’s regulated betting and gaming market recorded a 6 per cent increase in total gaming revenue to $310.7m in August, boosted by another record performance by iGaming.

Revenue grew year-on-year for the second consecutive month as all twelve of the Commonwealth’s casinos were in operation following state-mandated COVID-19 restrictions put in [...]

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BetConstruct takes Barrière online in France with new sportsbook

iGaming technology provider BetConstruct has launched a new online sports betting platform for French land-based casino operator Barrière Group.

BetConstruct is powering the operator’s new BarrièreBet sports betting platform, which will be further expanded with horse race betting and online poker in the near future.

Barrièrebet went live this week under BetConstruct’s [...]

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Retail exposure leads to 23 per cent fall in revenue for Playtech

London-listed Playtech has reported a 23 per cent fall in revenue for the first six months of the year, as strong growth in its online gaming and financials segments was offset by the weak performance of retail due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Revenue in the half-year period amounted to €564.0m compared [...]

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Loto-Québec full year iGaming revenue grows to $135.9m

Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec has reported a 3 per cent fall in total revenue to CAD$2.74bn for its 2019/20 financial year, despite strong growth from its iGaming business.

The COVID-19 pandemic had a minimal impact on results for the financial year ended 31 March, although lottery revenue fell by 3 [...]

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