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29th January
Penn National buys $163m stake in Barstool Sports
Penn National Gaming has acquired an initial 36% stake in digital sports media company Barstool Sports, in a deal worth $163m. The...
27th January
PokerStars Co-founder taken into custody over UIGEA breach
PokerStars Co-founder Isai Scheinberg has been taken into custody in New York City after voluntarily travelling to the US to face...
27th January
DraftKings strips player of $1m DFS contest win
DraftKings has removed Jade Roper Tolbert as winner of a daily fantasy sports (DFS) contest with a top prize of $1m. Earlier...
23rd January
Scientific Games and DraftKings combine for New Jersey online gaming launch
Scientific Games will provide its online gaming platform and games content portfolio for DraftKings in New Jersey. DraftKings...
17th January
Pennsylvania generates healthy $84.1m revenue in first full year of legalised sports betting
Pennsylvania recorded revenue of $84.1m from sports wagering for 2019, during the first full year of legalised sports betting in the...
16th January
Caesars and VICI agree $50m sale of Harrah’s Reno
Caesars Entertainment and VICI Properties will sell Harrah’s Reno Hotel and Casino to an affiliate of CAI Investments for $50m. In accordance...
15th January
Sports betting rise continues in final NJ report of 2019
New Jersey sports betting revenue has continued its rise, with the state’s December results showing a 41% year-on-year increase, to $29.4m. Sports...
13th January
Eldorado agrees sale of Shreveport resort and casino for $230m
Eldorado Resorts has agreed to sell its resort and casino in Shreveport, Louisiana to Maverick Gaming for $230m in cash. The transaction...
13th January
Newgioco CEO: Nasdaq listing increases investment potential
After a long process beginning in early 2018, Newgioco’s common stock began trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market with the opening...
13th January
GAN announces appointment of new CFO
GameAccount Network (GAN) has announced the appointment of Karen Flores as CFO to start effective immediately. Flores will be in charge of...
10th January
Evolution Gaming partners with Parx Casino for live casino launch
Evolution Gaming has signed an agreement with Parx Casino for the launch of its online live dealer casino services in New...
7th January
RB Capital Co-Founder: The structure of the DraftKings SBTech deal was "quite smart"
Julian Buhagiar, Co-Founder of M & A funding brokerage RB Capital, discusses DraftKings' planned acquisition of SBTech with Gambling Insider, as...
6th January
GAN operator revenue up 189% for Q4 2019
GameAccount Network (GAN) saw gross operator revenue of $120.8m for Q4 2019, an increase of 189% year-on-year. The supplier also saw a...
3rd January
DraftKings renews Madison Square Garden partnership
DraftKings has announced the renewal of its partnership with the Madison Square Garden Company, which will see the operator become sports...
31st December
DraftKings launches sports betting in New Hampshire
New Hampshire has become the latest US state to offer sports betting, after DraftKings agreed a six-year deal to offer sportsbooks...
30th December
Everi Holdings acquires software marketing company for initial $15m
Everi Holdings has announced the acquisition of Micro Gaming Technologies (MGT) for an initial fee of $15m. The deal includes subsidiary Everi...
30th December
Gateway Casinos announces billion dollar merger
Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has announced a merger with Leisure Acquisition Corp in a deal with an enterprise value of $1.12bn. The...
30th December
SG Digital exec: PASPA repeal "opened the metaphorical floodgates"
Keith O’Loughlin, SVP, Sportsbook and Platforms at SG Digital, has told Gambling Insider PASPA’s repeal "opened the metaphorical floodgates"...
20th December
Oklahoma tribes reject proposed compact extension 
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt’s offer to extend the state’s current gambling compact for an additional eight months has been firmly rejected...
20th December
Nevada regulator rules it has authority over Steve Wynn
The Nevada Gaming Commission has ruled it has the authority to discipline Steve Wynn over sexual misconduct allegations. Wynn, Founder and former...
19th December
Rivers Casino fined $60,000 for underage gambling violations
Sugarhouse HSP Gaming, operator of Rivers Casino Philadelphia, has received a $60,000 fine after the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) found...
16th December
Joe Biden opposes Wire Act’s “unnecessary restrictions” on gaming industry
Joe Biden says he is opposed to "unnecessary restrictions" on the gaming industry, ahead of the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) deadline...
16th December
AGA director: Culture of compliance critical for AML practices
The American Gaming Association (AGA) recently updated its guidelines for anti-money laundering practices, emphasising a culture of compliance and making several...
13th December
New Jersey sees further growth in casino, online gaming and sports betting revenue
Total gaming revenue for November rose 19% year-on-year in the state of New Jersey, to $306m. Another healthy month of gaming revenue...
12th December
Analysis: How will policymakers respond to New York’s dwindling sports betting figures?
"Shocking and disappointing." That’s how Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr, one of New York’s biggest proponents of legalised sports betting, described the...
11th December
Scientific Games extends California Lottery agreement
Scientific Games has announced a three-year extension to its agreement with the California State Lottery. The new deal will see the supplier...
9th December
Intralot announces new US CFO following leadership shake-up
Intralot has announced the appointment of Lampros Klironomos as Chief Financial Officer of its US subsidiary. Klironomos moves from his position as...
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...
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