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6th December
Caesars Entertainment completes Rio Casino sale
Caesars Entertainment has completed the sale of its Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for $516.3m, including certain fees, expenses and $40m...
5th December
Century Casinos receives approval for Eldorado casino acquisitions
Century Casinos has received approval from the Missouri Gaming Commission to acquire the Isle Casino Cape Girardeau and Lady Luck Caruthersville...
29th November
Analysis: William Hill warning highlights affiliate risk in new markets
Earlier today, William Hill sent out a message to its affiliate partners, warning them against promoting unlicensed US operators alongside its...
29th November
Intralot seals New Hampshire Lottery sports betting deal
Intralot has expanded its sports betting offering in the US, after signing an extension to its deal with the New Hampshire...
28th November
Wynn Resorts shareholders awarded $41m settlement
Wynn Resorts shareholders will receive $41m in a lawsuit settlement regarding allegations against the operator’s former CEO Steve Wynn. Shareholders began filing...
26th November
Analysis: US marketing approach must learn from Europe’s mistakes
In the last year, we have seen operators partner up with franchises from across various US leagues. Fox Bet signing with...
26th November
Fox Bet partners with Philadelphia 76ers
In the first deal of its kind between an operator and NBA franchise, Fox Bet has signed a partnership with the...
26th November
DraftKings receives approval for New Hampshire Lottery deal
DraftKings’ sports betting deal with the New Hampshire Lottery has received approval from the state’s Executive Council. Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation...
19th November
Online operations boost Pennsylvania’s October results; revenue up 11%
Revenue generated by gaming and fantasy contests in Pennsylvania totalled $283.7m for October, an 11% rise year-on-year. State-wide, sports wagering revenue was...
18th November
Eldorado-Caesars merger approved by shareholders
Shareholders of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment have agreed to combine the two companies in a cash and stock merger. In June,...
18th November
Newgioco CEO: Blanketing US with licensed operators best way to combat black market
Newgioco CEO Michele Ciavarella has said the best way to combat illegal gambling in the US is for regulators to blanket...
15th November
Steve Wynn: Commission is overstepping authority in sexual harassment case
Steve Wynn, founder and former CEO of Wynn Resorts, has claimed the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) is overstepping its authority...
15th November
New Jersey sports betting revenue up 297% for October
Operators in New Jersey generated total gaming revenue of $293.9m for October, a 23% rise year-on-year. Sports wagering revenue saw the biggest...
14th November
California tribes propose ballot to regulate sports betting
Tribes in California want to see a state-wide referendum take place in November 2020 that would legalise sports betting at casinos...
12th November
Bragg Gaming Q3 revenue hits CDN $10m as supplier enters US market
Revenue at Bragg Gaming increased 30% year-on-year to CDN $10m (US$7.6m) for Q3. The supplier generated gross profit of CDN $4.3m, EBITDA...
11th November
Las Vegas Sands director outlines plans for Yokohama IR
Las Vegas Sands Managing Director for Global Development, George Tanasijevich, has outlined plans for the operator’s proposed integrated resort in Yokohama. Speaking...
11th November
DraftKings takeover reports unsurprising – but don’t expect too much too soon
In late October, Diamond Eagle Acquisition was said to be in advanced talks to purchase DraftKings. The acquisition firm, reportedly founded by...
8th November
AGS posts Q3 net loss despite 5% revenue increase
AGS has reported Q3 revenue of $79.4m, a 5% year-on-year increase, with recurring Q3 revenue up 4% to $52.5m. The supplier sold...
8th November
Scientific Games Q3 revenue grows 4% to $855m
Scientific Games generated revenue of $855m for Q3 2019, up 4% year-on-year. Adjusted EBITDA was $344m, an increase of 6%, while net...
6th November
Caesars’ revenue up 2% for Q3
Caesars Entertainment generated net revenue of $2.2bn for Q3, representing a 2% rise year-on-year. Net loss attributable to the operator was $359m,...
5th November
GAN attributes revenue rise to US sports betting demand
GameAccount Network (GAN) has reported gross operator revenue of $121.5m for the four-month period ending 31 Oct, an increase of 222%...
31st October
Penn National sees value in targeted marketing as Q3 revenue rises
Penn National Gaming generated revenue of $1.35bn for Q3 2019, a 72% increase year-on-year. The operator reported net income of $43.7m, a...
31st October
Diamond Eagle reportedly in advanced talks to acquire DraftKings
Diamond Eagle Acquisition is said to be in advanced talks to purchase DraftKings. Both Reuters and Bloomberg have reported the company’s interest...
30th October
DraftKings tops bidding for New Hampshire sports betting
DraftKings was the top scorer in the bidding process to offer retail and mobile sports betting in the state of New...
29th October
Oklahoma tribes and Attorney General face compacts stalemate
Negotiations between Oklahoma’s Attorney General and 35 tribal nations began on Monday and today remain in a stalemate over the automatic...
29th October
Full House Resorts submits application for Waukegan casino
Full House Resorts has submitted an application to the Illinois Gaming Board to open a casino in Waukegan. If the application is...
29th October
Yahoo and MGM enter sports betting partnership
Yahoo Sports and MGM Resorts International have entered into a multi-year sports betting partnership. Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan and MGM Chairman...
28th October
Jack Entertainment sells casino and racino real estate for $843m
Jack Entertainment has entered into an agreement to sell Jack Cleveland Casino and Jack Thistledown Racino to Vici Properties for approximately...
28th October
FanDuel partners with Pittsburgh Steelers for DFS
FanDuel has formed an agreement with the Pittsburgh Steelers, making the operator the NFL team's official daily fantasy sports (DFS) partner. Through...
25th October
Kambi praises US deals after Q3 revenue growth
Kambi revenue was €23m ($25.6m) for Q3 2019, a 12% rise year-on-year, while revenue for the year-to-date was €65.6m, a 20%...
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