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16th October
Fox Bet signs multi-year partnership with MLB
Fox Bet has signed a multi-year deal to become an authorised gaming operator of Major League Baseball (MLB). Fox Bet will now...
15th October
San Manuel Casino becomes founding partner of Allegiant Stadium
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has become the founding partner of Allegiant Stadium and the Las Vegas Raiders, starting in...
14th October
Red Tiger CEO: Operator mergers will inevitably cause more supplier consolidation
As the ink begins to dry on the £197m ($247.5m) deal signed by NetEnt and Red Tiger Gaming, Gambling Insider exclusively caught...
11th October
UFC and IMG Arena launch new live sports betting product
UFC and IMG Arena have come together to launch UFC Event Centre, a sports betting product which will present new opportunities...
11th October
Sportradar acquires Optima
Sportradar has confirmed the acquisition of omni-channel platform business Optima. The acquisition is effective immediately, although the data supplier has not revealed...
4th October
Churchill Downs to purchase Kentucky race track for $46m
Churchill Downs has signed an agreement to acquire Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky from Jack Ohio, an affiliate of Jack Entertainment...
3rd October
Where does Flutter – Stars Group merger leave William Hill?
Once upon a time, Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG), Ladbrokes, Coral, William Hill and Bet365 were all separate...
2nd October
Analysis: The US is where Flutter – Stars Group merger really pays off
Maybe the news Flutter Entertainment agreed to acquire Stars Group wasn’t a shock to some investors. But a merged gaming company...
2nd October
Analyst: Flutter – Stars Group synergy projections "aspirational at best"
Julian Buhagiar, Co-founder of RB Capital, has warned investors to expect a slow transition after Flutter Entertainment and Stars Group announced...
2nd October
Flutter Entertainment reaches agreement to acquire Stars Group
Flutter Entertainment has reached an agreement to acquire Stars Group, creating a merged entity which would have generated £3.8bn ($4.66m) in...
27th September
Unibet launches sportsbook in Pennsylvania
Unibet has ventured into its second US market, opening its Pennsylvania sportsbook through a partnership with Mohegan Sun Pocono. Unibet launched its...
23rd September
Opinion: DraftKings should look into acquiring Football Index
It is three years since DraftKings launched its daily fantasy sports (DFS) product in the UK. To date, it hasn’t had...
16th September
Unibet signs sponsorship deal with New Jersey Devils
The National Hockey League’s (NHL) New Jersey Devils has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Unibet. The sponsorship with Unibet will include...
13th September
Monaco announces BetCity as official Russian betting partner
French Ligue 1 football club AS Monaco has announced BetCity as its official Russian betting partner for the next two seasons. The...
10th September
SG Digital CEO: Sports betting performing even better than I thought it would
SG Digital CEO Jordan Levin caught up with Gambling Insider to discuss the supplier’s movements across Europe and the US, as...
9th September
Comment: The joys of how the Eldorado-Caesars merger was reported
Tim Poole breathes a sigh of relief as he compares covering the Eldorado/Caesars merger to his days of football transfer churnalism. Back...
6th September
NetEnt conference call: Will Red Tiger acquisition reverse supplier’s fortunes?
As Therese Hillman addressed investors about NetEnt's acquisition of Red Tiger Gaming, there was no doubt as to who the major...
5th September
NetEnt acquires Red Tiger for initial £197m fee
NetEnt has signed an agreement to acquire slot provider Red Tiger Gaming in an all-cash deal with an initial value of...
3rd September
Better Collective acquires UK site for £2.2m
Better Collective has acquired UK-facing sports betting site in a £2.2m ($2.6m) deal. The betting comparison site, formed in 2015, generated...
29th August
Caesars to sidestep Japanese casino license to focus on Eldorado merger
Caesars Entertainment will not apply for a casino license in Japan, instead focusing on its $17.3bn merger with Eldorado Resorts. With the...
28th August
Fox Bet CEO: “The opportunity to partner with Sky was too good to turn down”
Fox Bet CEO Robin Chhabra has spoken exclusively to Gambling Insider about the journey which ultimately led him to his new...
23rd August
Las Vegas Sands abandons plans for Osaka casino
Las Vegas Sands has ended its interest in developing an integrated resort in Osaka, Japan. Despite being seen as a strong candidate,...
20th August
BetVictor debuts Smart Cards horseracing product
BetVictor has launched its new Smart Cards product, which provides live horseracing updates to assist players when betting. The technology, developed in...
20th August
Aspire praises B2B performance as Q2 revenue grows 32%
Aspire Global saw its Q2 revenue increase 32% year-on-year to €32.8m ($36.4m), with its B2B sector contributing 60% of the total. For...
19th August
New gambling sponsorship deals for Wolfsburg and Mallorca
German Bundesliga football team Wolfsburg has confirmed Ballbet as its new official Asian betting partner for the next two seasons. Ballbet will...
15th August
Scotgold Resources appoints Sky Bet CEO as director
Scotgold Resources has appointed Ian Proctor as its Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Proctor is currently the CEO of Sky Betting and...
13th August
GiG sells Highroller to Ellmount Gaming
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has reached an agreement to sell its B2C brand Highroller to Ellmount Gaming Ltd for €7m ($7.8m). Highroller...
8th August
Penn National sets launch date for sports betting at Iowa casino
Penn National Gaming will launch sports betting at Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs in Iowa on 15 August. Located in the Amerisports Bar...
6th August
Caesars H1 loss widens despite increased Las Vegas revenue
Caesars Entertainment has reported a 6% year-on-year net revenue growth for H1, to $4.34bn, crediting "solid performance" in Las Vegas. Q2 revenue...
6th August
Genius Sports announced as Serie A’s official data supplier
Genius Sports Group has been appointed Serie A’s exclusive data supplier for football betting, which will begin from the start of...
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