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Malta – Eamonn Faulkner bolsters Videoslots team as new COO

Videoslots.com has appointed Eamonn Faulkner as its new Chief Operating Officer. Faulkner will utilize more than 16 years of experience in the industry to boost Videoslots’ operational excellence, effectively communicating simple solutions ...

US – Massachusetts sports betting could be just three months away

Massachusetts legislators inched closer to bringing in sports betting with a bill allowing retail and online betting on professional sports and some collegiate sports now heading for the signature of Governor Charlie Baker, a known supporter of ...

UK – Tough year-on-year comparisons mask strong performance from Kambi

Kambi's revenue amounted to €34.7m for the second quarter of 2022, down from € 42.8 a year earlier with the first half total coming in at €71.5m, down from €86m. Kambi said this was a 'strong financial performance against demanding 2021 ...

US – Evolution unveils Connecticut live casino studio

Evolution has launched its new Connecticut live casino studio, the company's fourth studio serving the growing regulated US iGaming market. Like Evolution's other US studios, the new Connecticut studio provides a state-of-the-art ...

US – Governor Lamont announces opening of Evolution Gaming Studio in Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has announced that Evolution, a live casino operator for digital platforms, has begun operating in Connecticut. The company, which has already hired 140 employees to work at its newly built studio in ...

Canada – Bragg Gaming Live in Connecticut with launch of Spin Games RGS

Bragg Gaming Group's wholly-owned B2B gaming technology and content provider, Spin Games, is now live in Connecticut with its Remote Game Server (RGS). The Spin Games RGS and an initial library of 11 titles are available to players in the ...

UK – Sportingtech appoints Bobby Longhurst as Managing Director

Sportingtech, the multi-award-winning, full-service betting and gaming platform provider, has overhauled its executive team by appointing Bobby Longhurst as its new Managing Director. Longhurst takes the reins after three successful years as ...

US – DraftKings launches new online gaming in West Virginia

DraftKings Inc. a leader in the digital sports, entertainment and gaming industries has announced that starting Friday, 24 June, customers in West Virginia will be able to enjoy more iGaming products including live dealer games such as ...

US – The Brook continues massive expansion making it America’s largest charity casino

Following a multi-year, multi-million dollar expansion and remodel, The Brook is now America’s largest charity casino.  Located minutes from the Massachusetts border, the former Seabrook Greyhound Park has been entirely reimagined and ...

US – DraftKings brings sports betting to Michigan with Bay Mills Resort & Casino

DraftKings is partnering with Bay Mills Resort & Casino to enter into a new market access deal, subject to the receipt of all applicable licenses and approvals, that will bring the number one-rated mobile sportsbook to sports fans across ...

US – Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board renews licence for Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has unanimously voted to renew the Category 1 Racetrack Casino operator’s license of Washington Trotting Association, Inc., operator of Hollywood Casino at the Meadows in Washington County. The ...

US – DraftKings and BetBlocker team up for intercontinental responsible gaming

DraftKings and BetBlocker, a leading responsible gaming and safer play not-for-profit charity, have announced their collaboration to advance awareness of, and access to, BetBlocker’s acclaimed software. In a first for the gaming industry ...

The Winds of Change: M&A Activity

As the world rebounds from the effects of the pandemic, gaming’s corporate landscape continues to evolve through mergers and acquisitions, creative transactions like REIT’s and SPACs, and other collaborative partnerships. Two sessions at the ...

US – Player Protection Symposium returns to SBC Summit North America

A Player Protection Symposium is set to educate industry professionals on the best responsible gambling practices as part of SBC Summit North America 2022, the sports betting and iGaming conference and tradeshow which runs on July 12-14 at ...

US – DraftKings and UFC detail gamified NFT series

UFC and DraftKings have announced plans to launch a new iteration of DraftKings’ “Reignmakers” gamified digital collectibles franchise focused on UFC. Reignmakers UFC will allow fans to build collections of their favourite UFC fighters and ...

US – White Hat Studios pens content deal with DraftKings

White Hat Studios, the content division of iGaming platform White Hat Gaming, has signed a content deal with DraftKings. Through the agreement, White Hat will supply the operator with Europe’s leading slots, jackpot slots, and RNG table ...

US – Nuvei to support Betsson in its online sportsbook launch in the US

Nuvei Corporation, tomorrow’s payment platform, announces today that it has partnered with Swedish-based online gaming operator Betsson Group to enable instant deposits and withdrawals on its proprietary online sportsbook in Colorado, in the US ...

Canada – DraftKings launches mobile sportsbook and igaming products in Ontario

DraftKings has launched its online sportsbook and online casino products in Ontario, Canada. DraftKings will deliver customers in Ontario its sportsbook app, as well as more than 130 online casino game variations through DraftKings Casino ...

US – Pennsylvania’s online gaming now leads the states

Pennsylvania’s online and retail sportsbooks slowed to less than $575m in wagers in April, but the expected post-NCAA Tournament dip was met with a higher win percentage and impressive year-over-year gains. Meanwhile, online casinos extended a ...

US – Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation launches WONDR NATION

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced the official launch of WONDR NATION. Formerly Mashantucket Pequot Interactive, WONDR NATION is the Tribe's newest venture - an online gaming entertainment company focused on partnering with ...

US – Boot Hill Casino & Resort to launch sports betting through DraftKings and Bally’s

Leading the way to bring sports betting one step closer for Kansans, Butler National Corporation (BUKS), through its wholly-owned subsidiary that manages Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City, Kansas, has entered into agreements with ...

US – New Jersey sports betting shows ‘expected seasonal ebb’ in April

Wagering at New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks slowed in April to $927m, marking the first month of an expected seasonal ebb in sports betting. But year-over-year gains remained high while online casinos continued their momentum in ...

US – SBC Summit North America 2023 pencilled in for May

SBC Summit North America 2023 has been confirmed for May 9-11, when the region’s sports betting and igaming event will return in an expanded form at Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. The 2023 event will see SBC add ...

US – Illinois sportsbooks enjoy a nearly $1bn month in March

Wagering at Illinois sportsbooks surged to nearly $1bn in March, setting a fresh state handle record. Sportsbooks also produced record revenue, buoyed by NCAA Tournament betting and the removal of in-person registration requirements, according ...

US – New York online sportsbooks at their lowest yet April

New York’s online sportsbooks slowed to less than $1.4bn wagers in April, the lowest volume since New York launched online sports betting in January. A slowdown is expected in April, the first in a seasonal ebb in sports betting that should ...

US – CQ Holding completes takeover of Belle of Baton Rouge casino from Caesars

CQ Holding Company has completed its acquisition of the operations of Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Hotel from Caesars Entertainment. The property joins CQ Holding Company expanding gaming portfolio that includes DraftKings at Casino Queen in ...

US – DraftKings completes Golden Nugget Online Gaming acquisition

DraftKings has completed its acquisition of Golden Nugget Online Gaming, broadening the operators reach into new customer segments. The deal enhances the combined company’s iGaming product offerings through DraftKings’ vertically-integrated ...

IGT: Product always wins out

The last time G3 sat down with Joe Asher was shortly after he left his post as CEO of William Hill US, who signed off our interview contemplating his options: “Truthfully, I don’t know what’s next. It will be nice to have some time off over ...

US – MLB players launch NFTs on DraftKings Marketplace

DraftKings has teamed up with Metabilia, a memorabilia and NFT company operating at the forefront of physical and digital collectibles, which will become the latest NFT supplier on DraftKings Marketplace. The collaboration introduces ...

UK – Kambi falls 15 per cent in first quarter

Kambi has reported that revenue amounted to €36.9m for the first quarter of 2022, a decrease of 15 per cent, citing 'strong financial performance against tough 2021 comparatives and Netherlands headwinds, with operator turnover up 25 per cent ...

US – The Brook passes $5m mark for charitable donations to NH organizations

The Brook, America’s largest charity casino located just over the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border, has announced that it has surpassed the $5m threshold for total amount of money raised for New Hampshire charities since opening in February ...

US – Despite NYC competition, New Jersey sports betting surges in March

The NCAA Tournament helped fuel $1.1bn in wagers at New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks, while online casinos set a state record in March for monthly revenue with more than $140m. March’s sports betting results show continued growth ...

US regulatory focus: recent major changes

According to the American Gaming Association (AGA), 2021 was the highest-grossing year ever for the U.S. commercial gaming industry, reaching $53bn in revenue. In 2021, sports betting generated $57.22bn in handle and $4.29bn in revenue - an ...

Puerto Rico – DraftKings to bring online and retail sportsbook to Puerto Rico

DraftKings and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation have announced they have agreed to a deal to expand their relationship and pave the way to offering the DraftKings online and retail sports betting experience in Puerto Rico, subject to ...

Canada – Online gaming to dwarf sports betting in Canada

Online casino betting drove 153 per cent more operator revenue and 339 per cent more in tax revenue than sports betting last year in US markets where both are legal, according to a recent analysis by PlayCanada.com, which tracks the fledgling ...

US – Parx joins AGA’s Have a Game Plan Bet Responsibly campaign

Greenwood Racing Inc., the parent company of Parx Casino and betPARX, has joined the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Have a Game Plan.® Bet Responsibly.™ campaign. Through the partnership, Parx will promote responsible gaming ...

US – DraftKings opens temporary sportsbook at Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge

DraftKings has unveiled a temporary sportsbook on the riverboat at Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge in Louisiana with plans to open a permanent location in 2023, once the riverboat’s $60m move onto dry land is completed. The new temporary ...

US – DraftKings to open new retail sportsbook at Casino Queen

DraftKings and CQ Holding Company will officially unveil a new 6,000-square-foot state-of-the-art permanent retail sportsbook on Tuesday, 29 March, at DraftKings at Casino Queen. The two companies announced their collaboration two years ago ...

US – USFL Joins AGA’s Have A Game Plan. Bet Responsibly Campaign

The new United States Football League (USFL) today announced it has joined the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Have A Game Plan.® Bet Responsibly™ public service campaign. The USFL will promote responsible sports wagering ...

US – Pennsylvania’s sports betting slows in February

Pennsylvania’s sports betting sector, including online and retail sportsbooks, slowed to less than $600m in wagering in February, an expected post-football hangover leading to the state’s lowest monthly handle since September. Meanwhile, a ...

US – March Madness retention is key for sportsbook operator success

With the number of U.S. states legalizing online sports betting growing at a fast pace over the last year, including legalization in New York, online gambling brands will be signing up thousands of new players during the college hoops ...

US – New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks take close to $1bn in bets in February

New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks took in nearly $1bn in wagers in February even as revenue dropped significantly. But a 33 per cent year-over-year gain in wagering combined with another strong month in online casino gambling is more ...

US – New York sportsbooks fall in February slightly but still make history

Betting at New York’s sportsbooks slowed slightly in February, but the action remained brisk enough to post the second-highest monthly total in US history. And even as promotional spending tapers off and football is pushed to the rearview, ...

US – Illinois sportsbooks off to a flier with record January

Illinois sportsbooks kicked 2022 off with a surge of betting, raising the monthly handle in January to nearly $870m for the first time. With an extended NFL regular season and expanded playoffs played over five weekends, plus increasing ...

US – Arizona sportsbooks hit new high in December

Sportsbooks fell just short of making Arizona the ninth state to generate $500m in wagering over a single month, capping an impressive debut with $499 million in wagers in December. With the third straight month of at least $466 million in ...

US – Inspired takes online gaming live in Connecticut

Inspired has launched its popular online gaming content in the state of Connecticut with DraftKings. This marks the third US state in which Inspired is delivering its online gaming portfolio of products. With this launch, Inspired’s popular ...

US – Gaming and Leisure falls slightly following portfolio reshuffle

North American casino operator Gaming and Leisure Properties, owned by the Zacks REIT and Equity Trust generated revenues of $298.34m for the quarter ended December 2021, compared to $300.16m. A transformational 2021 saw the company sell ...

UK – World’s biggest gaming companies collaborate on Women’s Day project

Flutter, Kindred and DraftKings are among the giants of the global betting and gaming industry that are working together on a major campaign for International Women’s Day 2022.  Joined by a range of collaborators from across all ...

US – Revenues up by 15 per cent in New Jersey but land-based still lagging

Revenues from Atlantic City’s nine casinos increased by nearly 15 per cent in January compared to a year earlier giving ‘cause for even more optimism as the spring season approaches.’ Sports betting led the way ...

US – DraftKings increases 2022 revenue guidance

DraftKings has reported revenue of $473m for the fourth quarter of last year, an increase of 47 per cent compared to $322m during the same period in 2020. This revenue exceeded the guidance previously provided by the company during its third ...