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21st February
Scientific Games revenue grows in 2018 but net loss up 45%
Scientific Games has reported a 9% increase in full-year revenue, to $3.36bn, during 2018. However, the supplier’s net loss grew 45% during...
21st February
North Dakota performs quick u-turn in favour of sports betting
North Dakota’s House of Representatives has passed legislation to approve sports betting, hours after deciding to reject it. The proposed bill originally...
21st February
Mark Weaver, Co-Founder: “The journey has only just begun for Betconnect”
A tailored, new experience has hit the gambling industry. Pros provide their tips to punters who can match or lay their...
20th February
Legal sports betting moves step closer in Kentucky
Kentucky lawmakers have taken the first step towards legalising sports betting, approving House Bill 175. The bill was approved on Wednesday by...
20th February
DC Council votes in favour of Intralot
The DC Council has awarded exclusive rights for mobile sports betting to Intralot in Washington DC. A majority vote passed Bill 23-25,...
19th February
Colossus Bets COO: “We want to bring cash out to US horseracing”
The week before ICE London 2019, Colossus Bets broke the news it had been issued with a totalisator license by the...
18th February
Dutch senators to vote on online gambling
Dutch senators will vote on whether to allow online gambling within the Netherlands on Tuesday, leading to a surge of interest...
14th February
New Jersey January revenue up 25%; sports betting handle highest yet
Sports betting in New Jersey enjoyed its most active month to date in January, with $385.2m wagered during the first month...
14th February
Q & A: Betsson should be a cornerstone of the Swedish market, says CEO
Following Betsson’s announcement 2018 group revenue increased 15% to SEK 5.41bn ($580m), full round-up here, Gambling Insider caught up with...
14th February
Betsson rebounds from turbulent 2017 with 35% EBIT growth in 2018
Betsson bounced back from the "turbulence" the operator suffered in 2017 by reporting a 15%  increase in 2018 group revenue, to...
13th February
SportPesa announces title partnership with Formula One team
SportPesa has finalised its title partnership agreement with Formula One team Racing Point. Announcing the news at the Canadian International Auto Show,...
13th February
Q & A: US can outgrow Kambi's European operations in next few years, says CEO
Following Kambi’s announcement of revenue increasing 22% to €76.2m ($86.3m) for 2018 (full round-up here), Gambling Insider caught up with...
13th February
International horseracing provides strong alternative during six-day break
UK horseracing is finally back underway after what has been a rather dramatic six days for the sport and, of course,...
13th February
Online sports betting poll shows New Yorkers are undecided
As legal sports betting draws closer to reality in New York, the state’s residents are yet to form a majority opinion...
13th February
US activity boosts Kambi to 22% revenue rise for 2018
Shares in Kambi were up 3% to SEK 208 ($22.50) this morning, after the supplier announced a 22% revenue increase to...
12th February
UK horseracing to resume on Wednesday
Horseracing will resume in the UK after an outbreak of equine flu forced a six-day shutdown. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) announced...
11th February
On board and online: Missouri bill proposes sports betting
A bill that would authorise sports betting online and on excursion gambling boats has been introduced in Missouri. Proposed by Senator Denny...
11th February
Four new confirmed cases of equine flu
Four new tests for equine flu have been returned positive in Newmarket. Horseracing in the UK is on hold until at least...
8th February
UK horse racing suspended due to equine flu
Horseracing in the UK will not resume until Wednesday next week at the earliest, following an outbreak of equine flu. The British...
5th February
Nevada sportsbooks see $145.9m in Super Bowl bets
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) released figures showing $145.9m was bet on this year’s Super Bowl at the state's 200...
5th February
Kambi to relaunch Mybet in Germany
Kambi has signed a multi-year agreement to relaunch Mybet in Germany. Following the insolvency of its previous owner, Mybet Holding SE, the...
4th February
Sky Bet and Bet365 aim for faster in-play betting with new data feed
Sky Bet and Bet365 will attempt to increase the speed of their in-play products by launching a Fast Player Statistics Feed. The...
1st February
Gaming revenue in Nevada tops $11.9bn in 2018
Total gaming revenue in Nevada rose 3% year-on-year to $11.92bn for 2018. Some categories, such as three-card poker and five-cent machines, saw...
1st February
New 888 CEO exclusive: We're not worried about US competition
After more than 14 years with 888 Holdings, Itai Frieberger was last week replaced by Itai Pazner as the operator's CEO. It...
31st January
AGA: 63% of Americans support legalised sports betting
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has produced data on the support for legalised sports betting within the US. According to the AGA-commissioned...
31st January
Betsson CEO exclusive: "Integration has been a tough process"
Betsson CEO Pontus Lindwall has stressed the difficulty of coping with integration with other businesses. The operator’s 2017 was described as “turbulent”...
30th January
Hard Rock launches GiG-powered sportsbook in New Jersey
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has launched its land-based and online sportsbook in New Jersey. Both and will...
30th January
SBTech extends US reach with Pala Interactive partnership
SBTech has partnered with California-based Pala Interactive to offer its sportsbook technology brands. The five-year agreement will see SBTech’s sportsbook solutions integrated...
30th January
GeoComply’s Anna Sainsbury joins AGA board
GeoComply Chairperson Anna Sainsbury has joined the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) board of directors. The AGA believes the appointment will benefit the...
29th January
Rhode Island's first full month of sports betting sees $13.1m in handle
The state of Rhode Island accepted $13.1m in sports betting handle during its first full month of legalised sports wagering. According to...