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Stats Perform seals data and streaming deal with Australian basketball

Sports technology and data provider Stats Perform has extended its multi-year agreement as the official betting data and live streaming supplier for Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL).

The new deal grants Stats Perform the exclusive rights to collect and distribute official betting data to licensed sportsbooks, along with supplying its Integrity [...]

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Spain sees strong iGaming growth ahead of new advertising restrictions

Spain’s regulated online gaming market recorded a 12.5 per cent increase in first quarter gross gaming revenue, driven by strong performances across all products.

Gross gaming revenue (GGR) amounted to €217.97m in Q1 2020, with sports betting accounting for half of total market GGR at €110.62m, an increase of 8.65 per [...]

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Iowa sportsbook wagers climb to $12.7m in June

Iowa’s licensed sportsbooks collected total wagers of $12.7m in June as the state’s land-based casinos re-opened at the beginning of the month following their temporary closure due to COVID-19.

Total wagers increased by 81 per cent compared to the previous month’s $7.0m total, with online sports betting contributing $11.6m and retail [...]

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DraftKings set for retail sportsbook debut in Colorado

Sports betting and fantasy sports operator DraftKings is set to open its new temporary retail sportsbook at Mardi Gras Casino in Colorado Friday.

The temporary sportsbook at Mardi Gras Casino marks the operator’s seventh DraftKings-branded retail venue following launches in Iowa, Mississippi, New Jersey and New York.

The temporary sportsbook features eight [...]

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IMG Arena signs strategic partnership to grow table tennis

London-based IMG Arena has agreed a wide-ranging strategic partnership with World Table Tennis (WTT) to help grow the sport.

Commencing in January 2021, the extensive alliance includes global media rights development and distribution, production oversight of WTT events, betting data and streaming rights for IMG Arena, as well as the general [...]

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Denver Broncos sign up BetMGM as latest sports betting partner

Roar Digital's BetMGM brand has been named as an official sports betting partner of the Denver Broncos.

Following in the footsteps of FanDuel and Betfred, the multi-year agreement will allow BetMGM to benefit from in-stadium promotions and signage, and the development of a new BetMGM lounge at Empower Field at Mile [...]

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PointsBet partners BetMakers to enter US horse racing market

Australian and US sports betting operator PointsBet Holdings has become the first online sportsbook in New Jersey to sign up for BetMakers’ new fixed odds horse race betting solution.

The agreement will see BetMakers provide its wagering technology solutions, including data and pricing services, as the operator looks to offer its [...]

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Romania’s Superbet joins International Betting Integrity Association

Romanian betting and gaming operator Superbet has become the latest to join the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA).

The agreement will see Superbet feed into the IBIA’s global monitoring and alert system, which comprises alerts from over 50 online and retail betting operators.

Superbet is the third operator to join the association [...]

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island amendment seeks to eliminate in-person sports betting registration

Lawmakers in Rhode Island have proposed amendments to the state’s General Laws to allow individuals to open online sports betting accounts without having to visit a land-based casino.

Rhode Island’s regulated sports betting market opened in December 2018 as a retail-only offering, with online sports betting legislation signed into law in [...]

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MGM Resorts and GVC double down on BetMGM investment

MGM Resorts International and GVC Holdings have committed to a second round of investment in their Roar Digital joint venture and its BetMGM sports betting and online gaming platform, bringing the total investment to $450m.

The increase follows their initial investment of $200m in July 2018 and underpins their commitment to [...]

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G2E Las Vegas event cancelled for 2020

This year’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas will not take place due to the ongoing uncertainty about travel restrictions and limits on public gatherings due to COVID-19.

With the annual gathering of the gaming industry 12 weeks away, G2E organizers the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions confirmed [...]

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STS Gaming completes acquisition of software provider Betsys

Central European bookmaker STS Gaming Group has taken over full ownership of Czech betting and gaming software provider Betsys.

Having previously held a majority stake in Betsys, STS said that the investment would help to further the operator’s growth as it expands its online operations across Europe.

Betsys currently powers STS’ online [...]

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