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Rhode Island's State Lottery
News 25-10-2019

Rhode Island Sports Betting Revenue Well Below Estimates

Legal sports betting has been happening in Rhode Island for almost a year, but latest figures suggest a slow take up by bettors and you don’t have to look far for the reasons why. The Rhode Island State Lottery, which is solely charged with regulation and oversight of the state’s sports betting industry, said this […]

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PointsBets US expansion
News 25-10-2019

PointsBet Continue Rapid US Expansion

It’s a case of onwards and upwards for PointsBet following a successful launch in New Jersey earlier this year, with plans to start mobile betting in Indiana and Iowa by Super Bowl LIV. CEO Sam Swanell outlined plans for mobile sportsbook launches at the company’s annual meeting this week, with Iowa slated by the end […]

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
News 20-10-2019

Football Season Boosts PA Sports Betting to $200m in Wagers

The sports betting industry in Pennsylvania is booming with almost $200 million in wagers being recorded last month – up 78.4% from August’s previous record of $109 million. According to figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the Keystone State, the total amount wagered at retail/mobile sportsbooks took a total of $194.5 million, generating […]

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Oregon Lottery Scoreboard launch
News 20-10-2019

Oregon Lottery Launches Scoreboard Sports Betting App

The list of states with mobile sports betting grew again this week with the launch of the Scoreboard app in Oregon. The app is a product of the Oregon Lottery in partnership with SBTech, a privately run company that specializes in sports betting services. We reported the news back in September about the potential launch […]

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FoxBet strike MLB deal
News 18-10-2019

FOX Bet Strikes Deal With MLB: More Data For Bettors

FOX Bet have become an authorized gaming partner of Major League Baseball (MLB) after striking a multi-year deal. This sees FOX Bet, the sports betting joint venture between Canadian gambling company The Stars Group and Fox Sports, gain the right to use the league’s official data feed and trademarks for its real-money sports wagering app, […]

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MetLife Stadium
News 18-10-2019

Football Helps NJ Sportsbooks Post Record Numbers

New Jersey has set a new monthly record for sports betting handle, with an eye-popping $445.6 million being wagered in September. The previous record came in January with $385 million and it doesn’t take a genius to work out the start of college football and NFL betting played a big part in boosting the state’s […]

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Resorts World Catskills, Monticello
News 16-10-2019

NY Sports Betting Revenue Doubles

New York’s sports betting revenue has more than doubled again in September. The latest figures from the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) show a revenue increase of 175.3% on the August figure ($783,896), with the state’s four licensed sports betting operators taking in a combined $2.3 million. That’s all from retail operations as mobile […]

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News 16-10-2019

Online Sports Betting Apps Driving WV Market

Sports betting in West Virginia is thriving and that’s largely down to the return of online and mobile betting in the Mountaineer State. Following a relaunch in August, September marked the first full month of online sports betting since BetLucky.com shut down as a result of a legal dispute earlier this year, and the latest […]

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Capital One Arena partner with William Hill
News 08-10-2019

William Hill Heralds New Era for US Sports Betting

It’s been a momentous few days for William Hill as it continues to push its operations across the US. First there was the announcement of a partnership agreement with the NBA, effectively giving William Hill the right to use official NBA betting data and league marks across its channels. Now it’s set to open the […]

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William Hill make partnership with the NBA
News 08-10-2019

William Hill Plays Ball With NBA: Edge For Bettors

Continuing their US push, William Hill have announced a partnership agreement with the NBA, making the bookmaker an authorized sports betting operator for the popular sports league. As part of the agreement, William Hill will have the right to use official NBA betting data and league marks across its mobile platforms and in its sportsbooks […]

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