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20th July
Betsafe signs sponsorship deal with Saracens Rugby Club
Online bookmaker Betsafe has announced the signing of a three year sponsorship deal with Aviva Rugby Premier league side Saracens FC,...
19th July
New Hampshire legalises Daily Fantasy Sports
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu yesterday signed a bill into law that legalises and regulates daily fantasy sports in the state,...
18th July
New Jersey’s first casino launches daily fantasy sports
Resorts Casino Hotel has become the first casino in Atlantic City to launch a daily fantasy sports (DFS) product that allows...
14th July
Winamax agrees sponsorship deal with Angers SCO
France-based online gambling group Winamax has announced the signing of a two-year betting and sponsorship partnership with Ligue 1 football team...
14th July
DraftKings/FanDuel merger scrapped following federal ruling
The proposed merger between DFS heavyweights DraftKings and FanDuel has officially been cancelled; a month after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
12th July
FanDuel may walk away from merger with DraftKings
US DFS operator FanDuel is reportedly considering abandoning its proposed merger with fellow DFS heavyweight DraftKings after the US government announced...
12th July
Google Play to offer gambling apps to customers
Global web giant Google has confirmed that it will allow real money gambling applications to be marketed via the Android version...
6th July
DraftKings inks partnership deal with EuroLeague Basketball
US-based daily fantasy sports provider DraftKings has continued its expansion into Europe by signing a partnership deal with EuroLeague Basketball, which...
6th July
GLI Group acquires NMi Gaming
iGaming testing and assessment provider GLI Group has today announced the acquisition of fellow testing and compliance provider NMi Metrology &...
3rd July
Indiana approves first DFS licence applications
The Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) has granted its first state daily fantasy sports (DFS) licences to three of the industry's biggest...
3rd July
Betway announced as major sponsor of ESL One Cologne 2017
Online operator Betway has been announced as a key sponsor of eSports event ESL One Cologne. Held from 7-9 July...
3rd July
New Jersey senate passes DFS regulation bill
The New Jersey state Senate passed a bill on Friday that would see the creation of a fully regulated and licensed...
30th June
Malta Gaming Authority and Esports Integrity Coalition sign MoU
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) today announced their entrance into a collaborative memorandum of understanding...
27th June
Novomatic AG plagiarism lawsuit against EGT dismissed
A District Court in Berlin has dismissed a lawsuit by iGaming developer Novomatic AG against fellow developer Euro Games Technology limited...
22nd June
Unikrn boosts eSports product with Betgenius deal
Betgenius has reached an agreement with Unikrn to supply the eSports bookmaker with its in-play betting product. The agreement...
16th June
DraftKings/FanDuel merger under threat from Federal authorities
The proposed merger between DFS operators DraftKings and FanDuel hangs on a knife edge today as some members of the US...
15th June
Betfred agrees sponsorship deal with Bolton Wanderers
Newly promoted EFL Championship team Bolton Wanderers FC have announced the signing of a sponsorship deal with sports betting operator Betfred...
7th June
Swush.com partners with Danish Football Association
Denmark based DFS provider Swush.com has confirmed the start of a development partnership with the Danish National Football Association (DBU), which...
6th June
UK gambling industry watchdogs team up to fight eSports crime
The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) have announced the commencement of a partnership with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), which it hopes...
31st May
Kenyan MPs reject 50% gambling tax
Members of Parliament in Kenya have overwhelmingly rejected the introduction of measures that would see the country's gambling tax rise to...
31st May
Nevada legalises eSports betting
The Governor of Nevada has today signed into law a bill which legalises off-track pari-mutuel sports betting in the state. ...
24th May
RakeTech acquires Danish gambling websites
European iGaming affiliate network RakeTech Group has today announced the purchase of online affiliate websites Pokernet.dk, Odds.dk and Casinoguide.dk for an...
24th May
Pennsylvania to vote on iGaming approval
Pennsylvania’s Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee and its Appropriations Committee have overwhelmingly voted in favour of approving a bill...
17th May
Bwin signs partnership deal with Borussia Dortmund
European sports betting company bwin has agreed a four-year partnership deal with German Bundesliga football team Borussia Dortmund. The deal...
18th April
NBA snubs US DFS providers to sign deal with PlayOn
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has agreed a deal with UK based DFS service PlayOn, snubbing US based providers FanDuel and...
20th March
MGM Grand introduce skill-based interactive golf suite
MGM Grand has recently opening its new skill-based interactive VIP golf gaming suite, Golfstream, in the new 12,000-square-foot Level Up area. ...
16th March
Gambling Commission urges parents to be wary of video game gambling
The Gambling Commission is advising parents to be on their guard against the gambling-related dangers of video games. The...
15th March
Norway threatens to crackdown on skin betting
The Norwegian Gaming Authority (NGA) has pledged to start controlling and sanctioning operators who offer skin betting services. Skin betting is...
14th March
Industry financiers tap into eSports betting market with Blinkpool investment
Blinkpool has recently secured $700,000 in funding from venture capital investors Velo Partners and 12 other industry players who are keen...
1st February
New Jersey steps closer to regulating DFS
New Jersey has taken a step closer to legalising daily fantasy sports (DFS) after a state Assembly committee cleared a bill...
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