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US – Over 33m Americans will bet on the NFL this year

Approximately 13 per cent of American adults plan to bet on National Football League games this year despite lower enthusiasm from fans in general about the 2020-21 season, according to a new survey from the American Gaming Association. Of the estimated 33.2m adults who plan to bet on this NFL season: 20 per cent (6.6m)…

US – AGA welcomes new laws to repeal federal excise and head taxes

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has supported bipartisan legislation Reps. Dina Titus (NV-01) and Guy Reschenthaler’s (PA-14) move to introduce new laws to repeal federal excise and head taxes. The Internal Revenue Code requires regulated sports betting operators to pay a 0.25 per cent federal excise tax on all wagers, in addition to a $50…

US – ICE North America is the ideal platform for controversial opinions

The inaugural edition of ICE North America, to be held May 14 to 15 in Boston, will be the most controversial and disruptive event on the US calendar, according to Roy Student, a long-time gaming and hospitality executive and founder and president of Applied Management Strategies (AMS). Following the recent announcement that the Department of…

US – William Hill donates $50,000 to New Jersey Compulsive Gambling

William Hill has donated $50,000 to the Council on Compulsive Gambling of NJ to fund a campaign that supports people with gambling problems. The campaign will be centered on the production of an educational video that depicts the family of a problem gambler and directs them to helpful resources. The video will be distributed online…

US – US operators form Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association

MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment have led the formation of the non-profit Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association (SWIMA) that will partner with other regulators, law enforcement, and other stakeholders to identify betting fraud. The association is a not-for-profit organisation designed as a collaborative entity to partner with state and tribal gaming regulators; federal, state and…

US – PlayUSA launches Twitch TV channel for online gaming

PlayUSA.com has made history by introducing the first Twitch channel exclusively focused on legal online casino sites in the US Already a leading source for news, analysis, and research on the US regulated online casino market, PlayUSA is now utilising Twitch’s industry-leading live streaming video platform to bring online casino games and poker to viewers….