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17th October
American sports leagues rally to defend PASPA
Representatives from the National Collegiate Athletes Association, the NBA, NHL and NFL have today rallied to the defence of the Professional...
16th October
Hospitality sector to dip after Las Vegas Shooting
Las Vegas is arguably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, with conventions and casinos bringing more...
16th October
New Jersey enters shared poker liquidity agreement with Nevada and Delaware
Representatives from the state government of New Jersey have announced that it has entered into a shared liquidity arrangement for online...
13th October
New Jersey online casino revenue up 26% in September
New Jersey’s online casinos have reported a 26% year-on-year increase in revenue for the month of September but this total is...
12th October
DraftKings creates Chief Business Officer position
US daily fantasy sports heavyweight DraftKings has announced the creation of a new Chief Business Officer position in the company, appointing...
11th October
Maryland casino owners betting on New Jersey appeal success
Casino operators and lawmakers in the state of Maryland have urged the state legislature to push through legislation allowing for the...
10th October
Massachusetts mulls legalising online lottery sales
Massachusetts is now considering the legalisation of online lottery to prevent the migration of sales to the neighbouring state of New...
9th October
US Supreme Court confirms PASPA review date
The US Supreme Court has revealed that it will hear the appeal of New Jersey officials against the validity of the...
9th October
New Chairman of Caesars announced as bankruptcy ends
Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) announced the completion of their merger and restructuring as they reveal their new Board of Directors. ...
6th October
US Casino Industry worth $3.4bn in August
A bumper month in Nevada’s casinos helped the US casino industry reach gaming revenues of $3.4bn according to data compiled by...
6th October
Florida to discuss DFS legalisation
Florida is seeing new attempts to legalise daily fantasy sports (DFS) betting from both their House Representatives and Senators. ...
6th October
Adelson family and Sands donate $4m to Vegas relief fund
The Adelson Family Foundation and The Las Vegas Sands will be contributing $4m to a relief fund set up for those...
6th October
Scientific Games acquires Tech Art Inc
Global gaming technology heavyweight Scientific Games has announced the acquisition of Las Vegas blackjack games specialist Tech Art Inc for an...
5th October
Alabama goes to war over illegal gambling
The Alabama Attorney General’s office has announced it has filed lawsuits against five different casinos across the state over their operation...
5th October
Pennsylvania regulators fine three casinos $77,500
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) have fined three casinos in the state a total of $77,500 for violations of its...
5th October
New US sports data firm formed by Chernin
A new US sports data firm has been created by the Chernin Group, named The Action Network. Media tycoon Peter...
4th October
MGM donates $3m to Las Vegas shooting victims fund
MGM Resorts International has pledged $3m to the fund to help the victims of the Las Vegas massacre. With this...
4th October
Wilton Rancheria casino gets the greenlight
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into that allows the Wilton Rancheria Miwok Tribe to build a $500m casino in...
3rd October
McGregor vs. Mayweather fight increases Vegas sporstbook revenue by 1,651% in August
The McGregor vs. Mayweather fight increased Las Vegas sportsbook revenue by an unbelievable 1,651% in August, creating a positive multiplier effect...
3rd October
DraftKings and Fanduel win college football lawsuit
US daily fantasy sports heavyweights DraftKings and Fanduel have won a $5m class action lawsuit against three college football players over...
2nd October
IGT extend Californian lottery partnership
International Game Technology (IGT) and the Californian lottery will be extending their partnership up until 2026. The deal was made between...
2nd October
Mass shooting in Vegas puts strip on lockdown
A horrific mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip has left many dead and hundreds wounded, as a result large parts...
29th September
Texas lottery hits $5bn in annual sales
Organisers of the The Texas state lottery have revealed that sales in 2017 have reached a record $5.077 billion. Players...
26th September
55% of Americans support legal sports betting, survey finds
A new poll conducted by the Washington Post and the University of Massachusetts Lowell has confirmed that a 55% majority approve...
25th September
AGA announces four new inductions into 2017 Gaming Hall of Fame
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced the four honourees who will be inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame’s Class...
25th September
Camelot win $2.2bn Illinois lottery contract
The Camelot Group, a UK-based lottery operator, has signed a 10-year deal worth a substantial $2.2bn to manage the US State...
25th September
British Columbia to review alleged money laundering at casinos
The government of British Columbia is to review of allegations of suspected money laundering at the province's casinos after a report...
21st September
IGT signs cross-licensing agreement with AGS
Global gaming equipment manufacturer IGT has announced the signing of a patent cross-licensing agreement with US based firm AGS, a designer...
21st September
Kentucky considers Sports Betting bill
Kentucky has joined the long list of US states filing sports betting legislation in advance of the Supreme Court's Professional and...
21st September
Gateway Casino announces new casino development and renovations
Gateway Casinos have been very busy celebrating their 25th anniversary having announced two casino renovation projects and the approval of a...
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