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Regulations

Illegal sports betting business shut down in Northern Illinois

Authorities in Illinois have charged 10 people with conspiring to conduct an illegal multi-million dollar sports betting business in the Chicago area.

Among those named in the [...]

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Sponsorship

888poker to continue as World Series of Poker sponsor for sixth year

London-listed gaming operator 888 Holdings has renewed its sponsorship of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) for a sixth consecutive year.

Continuing a collaboration which began [...]

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M&A

Penn National Gaming completes acquisition of stake in Barstool Sports

US racing and gaming operator Penn National Gaming has completed the acquisition of its 36 per cent stake in New York-based sports and pop culture blog Barstool [...]

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Results

Strong finish to the year for Better Collective after record Q4 2019

A record performance during the final quarter of the year has helped Stockholm-listed iGaming affiliate Better Collective post full year revenue of €67.4m in 2019.

Revenue in Q4 [...]

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Legislation

Connecticut revisits regulated sports betting with new bill

Connecticut’s Public Safety and Security Committee has introduced legislation to authorise sports betting in the state, subject to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe agreeing [...]

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Lottery
Legislation

Alaska Governor calls on legislature to establish state lottery

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy has introduced legislation to establish a new lottery to help fund state expenditure.

The proposed bill would establish the Alaska Lottery Corporation as a new [...]

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Sports Betting

IMG Arena secures NHL streaming rights for US sportsbooks

London-based IMG Arena has secured the live streaming rights for National Hockey League (NHL) games in the United States.

The agreement will allow IMG Arena to [...]

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SciPlay
Social

SciPlay eyes new products and markets following strong growth in 2019

Scientific Games’ social gaming spinoff SciPlay grew revenue by 11.9 per cent to $465.8m in 2019, despite a fall in the final quarter of the year.

SciPlay’s fourth [...]

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Results

Catena Media slips to Q4 operating loss as write-downs impact bottom line

Shares in Catena Media slumped by nearly 18 per cent in Stockholm Tuesday after the company warned that it would post an operating loss for the final [...]

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Sponsorship

Betfred secures official sponsorship of Wilder v Fury rematch

British bookmaker Betfred has been unveiled as the official sponsor of this Saturday’s boxing heavyweight world title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

Taking place at the [...]

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Alabama
Regulations

Alabama Governor forms latest gambling study group

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey is following in the footsteps of her predecessor by forming an expert group to study gambling policy in the state.

Governor Ivey [...]

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Moves

MGM Resorts begins search for new CEO as Murren steps down

Leading casino operator MGM Resorts International has begun the process to find a new chief executive after Jim Murren confirmed that the will step down before his [...]

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