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US – New Jersey sportsbooks fly by $500m landmark

New Jersey's online and retail sportsbooks set a new high in sports betting in October while blowing past the $500m mark in wagers since sports betting was legalised in June. This as the early winners of the fledgling industry continue to make gains, according to analysts for PlayNJ.com. "Two full months of the football season is ...

France – Francaise des Jeux signs data deal with NBA

The National Basketball Association has signed a multi-year deal with French lottery group Francaise des Jeux (FDJ), making it the NBA’s first-ever ...

Canada – British Columbia Lottery Corp approves Delta Casino

British Columbia Lottery Corp has approved a new gambling and entertainment facility in the City of Delta in British Columbia in Canada. Cascades ...

US – Jack Entertainment to sell Greektown Casino to Penn for $1bn

Following a strategic assessment of its business portfolio, JACK Entertainment is selling Greektown Casino Hotel for $1bn cash, pending regulatory ...

US – DraftKings to open DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts

A second sports book at Resorts Casino Hotel, the first casino hotel in New Jersey, is near completion with the DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, slated to ...
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South Africa – Merkur enjoys successful first ever ICE Africa

Merkur Gaming has described the first ever ICE Africa as a 'definite success' saying it exceeded their own expectations 'by some distance across both the casino and LPM (AWP) gaming entertainment sectors.' Gaming in Africa (almost the whole of Africa) is big business, and set to be even bigger in the future. Thus the reason for ICE Africa, the first time that the globally respected ICE brand has been used outside of the United Kingdom. ICE organisers, Clarion Gaming, ...

US – AGEM index falls in October

The AGEM Index decreased in October 2018, finishing the month at 452.16 points, marking a decline of 40.87 points or 8.29 per cent, compared to September 2018. The AGEM Index reported a year-over-year decrease for the first time after 36 consecutive months of year-over-year increases. The AGEM Index decreased by 23.18 points, or 4.88 percent, on a year-over-year basis. ...

Canada – IGT enters electronic bingo market in Canada

International Game Technology has launched first-of-its-kind electronic bingo content for the Canadian market. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is the first Lottery in Canada to feature a range of IGT’s electronic bingo games through a pilot at twelve of OLG’s charitable gaming centers. IGT’s engaging electronic bingo games such as Bengal Eyes, Golden Rooster and ...
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Legislation

Argentina – Pokerstars and other sites blocked in Córdoba

At the request of the Lottery of Córdoba, legal authorities have blocked www.pokerstars.com as well as other online operators, from organizing and promoting betting without proper authorisation from the Lottery. Although the entire list of ...

Alderney – Daub Alderney fined £7.1m for breach of Commission rules

Online gambling business Daub Alderney will pay a £7.1m fine for failing to follow UK Gambling Commission rules aimed at preventing money laundering and protecting vulnerable consumers. Daub Alderney will also have extra conditions placed on ...

Brazil – New Brazilian lottery bill could pave the way for sports betting

A mixed committee on interim measure MP 846/2018, which regulates the transfer of resources generated by lotteries must now be treated by the full House of ...

US – Maryland poll shows public favour sports betting

A survey in Maryland has shown that the public would vote in favour of legalising sports betting in Maryland, adding it to the existing lottery and horse ...
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US – Golden Race becomes NASPL Associate Member

Golden Race has become an Associate Member of the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries (NASPL). A spokesperson said: "We are proud to announce that Golden Race, the leading virtual sports-betting platform and gaming software provider, has been granted associate membership to the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries (NASPL), the regional association set up to facilitate communication between lottery operators as well as ...

France – SBTech prepares French market entry in Q1 2019

SBTech will enter the rapidly growing regulated French market in the first quarter of 2019, with a strong pipeline of well-known operators set to integrate its proven platform and software solutions. France will be the provider’s 21st ...

US – Hard Rock Casino online hits $1m in monthly revenue

Hard Rock Casino has topped the charts with its latest milestone – $1 million in monthly gross revenue in October. Launched on 28 June 2018, more than 4.5 years after the first regulated online casino went live in New Jersey, Hard Rock ...

Belgium – Oryx Gaming teams up with Gaming1

Oryx has agreed a new partnership deal with Gaming1, the group operating the top-performing casino gaming and sports betting brand Circus, among ...

US – Empire Resorts and bet365 form sports betting alliance

Empire Resorts and bet365 have announced a strategic alliance to develop a physical and online sportsbook in New York State at Resorts World Catskills, New ...
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