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Sweden – Betsson withdraws decision to replace Pontus Lindwall as CEO

The new Board of Directors of Betsson AB has decided to withdraw the decision to replace Betsson AB CEO Pontus Lindwall. Based on Betsson’s near time to mid future priorities such as the mitigation of the unexpected Dutch decision and the US entry, the newly elected Board of Directors has decided to revoke the decision…

LATAM – IBIA releases multi-language Optimum Betting study

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has released Spanish and Portuguese translations of the Optimum Betting Market study.  The study provides a unique insight into best practice regulatory models for betting around the globe and an analysis of IBIA operators’ market and integrity data covering $137bn (€115bn) in betting turnover per annum.  In addition to contributing to…

US – PlaySugarHouse launches retail sportsbooks in Connecticut

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation, Rush Street Interactive and Sportech have announced the launch of in-person sports betting at the first of 15 PlaySugarHouse retail sportsbooks in Connecticut. Beginning today, players will be able to place bets at Sports Haven in New Haven, CT. In the coming days, the retail sportsbooks at Bobby V’s Restaurant &…

US – Caesars launches app for Louisiana

Legalised sports betting is on its way to Louisiana with Caesars Entertainment announcing its best-in-class Caesars Sportsbook app is officially available for download and sign-up by eligible sports fans in Louisiana. In celebration of its longstanding presence in Louisiana, and in advance of the launch of mobile sports betting in the state, Caesars is excited to offer local sports fans…

US – Chickie’s & Pete’s opens with William Hill sports bar in Sahara Las Vegas

Chickie’s & Pete’s, voted ESPN’s Number 1 sports bar in North America, celebrated the grand opening of its first West Coast outpost inside SAHARA Las Vegas on October 21. Founded in 1977 by Peter “Pete” and Henrietta “Chickie” Ciarrocchi, the crab house and sports bar has cemented itself as a Philadelphia staple and their World famous Crabfries…

US – New York sports betting tax could be as high as 64 per cent

The New York Gaming Commission has published its ‘final tax rate matrix’ that all bidders will have to adhere to to move forward in the tender. If it proceeds with a model of two platform providers and four operators, the proposed tax rate will be set at 64 per cent, the highest tax rate for…

US – NBA legend Kevin Garnett joins BetMGM as brand ambassador

BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company, has signed NBA legend Kevin Garnett as its newest brand ambassador. The Hall of Fame power forward will be featured in BetMGM’s upcoming marketing campaigns, BetMGM promotions, social media content and fan events. “I’m thrilled to be working with BetMGM to share their insights with my fans,” said…

US – Nuvei approved for processing sports betting and iGaming payments in Connecticut

Nuvei Corporation, the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary has been granted an online gaming service provider vendor registration in Connecticut. The registration was approved by the Connecticut Board of Consumer Protection and allows Nuvei to support sports betting and iGaming operators within the state. Online sports…

US – Pennsylvania sportsbooks surge in September

Betting volume at Pennsylvania’s online and retail sportsbooks in September was the second-most all-time for the state, nearly hitting $580m for just the second time. A spike in interest was inevitable during the first full month of football, but the surge in both sports betting and online casino gambling — which produced more than $110m…