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US – William Hill opens first sports book in a US pro sports facility

Marking a major milestone in American sports history, the William Hill Sportsbook at Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. officially opened, becoming the first ever sports betting venue to open within a US professional sports facility. William Hill, a part of Caesars Entertainment, and Monumental Sports & Entertainment announced a groundbreaking…

US – Simplebet to launch first-ever in-play, automated real money betting in the US

Simplebet will launch the first-ever in-play, fully automated real money Micro-Market betting offering in the US in Washington, D.C. via its partnership with Intralot. Simplebet’s proprietary Micro-Markets pricing engine combines automated market mechanics of a betting market (i.e. creation, suspension, repricing, and resulting) with odds for each potential outcome of a respective occurrence. Users of…

US – William Hill opens first sportsbook at US sports complex

William Hill US, America’s leading sports book operator, has marked the official opening of its first-ever location in Washington D.C., and first-ever within a US sports complex, with ceremonial first bets placed by inaugural season ticket holders from the Washington Wizards, Capitals and Mystics. The temporary sports book is located inside the Capital One Arena…

US – Intralot launches digital sports betting in Washington, DC

Intralot has now launched its Digital Sports Betting solution in Washington, DC and are delighted to congratulate the District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Gaming (DC Lottery) on the introduction. GambetDC, the world class sports betting platform powered by the DC Lottery, went live with a soft launch on May 28, 2020. The new…

US – Washington DC lottery to launch sports betting app by the end of the month

The D.C. Lottery has confirmed that its online sports betting platform, GambetDC, will go live by May 31 with customers able to place bets in early June. The D.C. Office of Lottery and Gaming stated: “While we recognise there will be a limited number of events to wager on, this ‘soft launch’ will provide us…

US – Washington DC forced to delay launch of betting app

Politicians in Washington DC has delayed the launch of a mobile sports betting app until US sports are being played again. The Office of Lottery and Gaming was due to launch a platform called GambetDC from Intralot on March 31. Nicole Jordan, director of marketing and communications for the lottery said: “We are revising our…

US – William Hill to open US’ first in-venue sports book at Capital One Arena

William Hill US and Monumental Sports & Entertainment, owners of the Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, and Washington Mystics, will launch the first in-venue sports book in the US at Capital One Arena. William Hill will also become the exclusive sports betting partner of the Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics and Monumental Sports & Entertainment….

US – Superior Court pus temporary block on sports betting in Washington DC

A Superior Court judge in Washington DC has allowed a two-week temporary block on the District’s $215m sports betting contract with Intralot. The Greek betting company had been granted a five-year contract without it being put out for a competitive tender. App developer Dylan Carragher had invented sports betting software that he wanted to pitch….

US – Intralot speaks out over Washington DC sports betting deal

Intralot has spoken out about the new 10-year contract signed with the District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Gaming, which has seen it become the sole sports betting provider, having already served as the state’s sole lottery provider. The fact that the award has bypassed the process of a tender has caused some controversy….