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XFL
News 07-03-2020

PointsBet Announced as Official Gaming Operator of XFL

Giant Australian and US sportsbook operator PointsBet has announced that it has struck a deal to be named as an authorized gaming operator of the XFL American football league. As part of the deal, PointsBet will be integrated into weekly digital content from the XFL, with the sportsbook being able to have access to official […]

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MotorCity Casino
News 06-03-2020

FanDuel Partners Detroit Casino For Michigan Access

Legal sports betting (retail at least) is coming soon to Michigan and FanDuel has moved to secure its market access via a deal with MotorCity Casino, Detroit. As is the case in other states that have legalized sports betting, operators must partner with authorized casinos to offer betting action and, under Michigan law, each of […]

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betting lounges to be allowed at stadiums
News 05-03-2020

NFL to allow sports betting lounges in 2020

In a dramatic change of approach from previously being against gambling, the National Football League (NFL) will allow teams to sign with casino and sportsbook sponsors and build out betting lounges inside their stadiums. Under the new policy, teams can designate official sportsbook sponsors and display signage in stadiums with some restrictions. More than half […]

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Fanduel streaming
Promotions 05-03-2020

FanDuel To Live Stream NHL Games Within App

FanDuel has announced an historic live streaming agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL). As a result, the gambling and fantasy sports giant will be able to stream up to two regular season games daily in states where online sports betting is legal and within its mobile wagering app. The games will be made available […]

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Alabama
Alabama 04-03-2020

Alabama Bill puts legal sports betting on the table

A new bill that aims to legalize land-based and mobile sports wagering in the state of Alabama will go before the House of Representatives. The Yellowhammer state is one of the most conservative in the US, with gambling seemingly very much a forbidden word. There is one tribal operated casino but attempts to introduce the […]

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Las Vegas Jan 2020 handle
News 03-03-2020

Nevada Reveals Mobile Betting Numbers

Nevada’s January numbers came in last Friday from the Nevada Gaming Control Board and they revealed far more than in previous months. Trending upwards was total sports betting handle, which reached $502 million in January. That’s 1.1% more than the corresponding month in 2019, but down from the $571.2 million wagered in December. Sports betting […]

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PointsBets US expansion
News 02-03-2020

PointsBet Indiana Launch Imminent

PointsBet will go into its third state when it launches a mobile sportsbook in Indiana before March Madness. It’s a widely expected move as the Australian bookmaker was handed a temporary vendor license by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) in January. Legal sports betting at retail locations in the Hoosier State began in September 2019, […]

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Virginia
News 02-03-2020

Pamunkey tribe hoping for high-stakes gambling in Virginia

The Pamunkey Indian Tribe is rolling out plans to introduce high-stakes gambling in Virginia. Gambling in any form has been illegal in Virginia for over a century, but things could be about to take a big turn. With the backing of a billionaire investor with years of experience in Indian gaming, the tribe has acquired […]

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Kansas
News 27-02-2020

Kansas Sports Betting Bill Passes: What’s Next?

Sports betting is getting some love from Kansas lawmakers, although there are still plenty of details to be worked out before it is legalized. A bill, SB 283, that would bring about both retail and mobile betting in the Sunflower State has at least cleared its first major hurdle after passing the Senate, although only […]

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Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel
News 26-02-2020

William Hill Seals Michigan Access

William Hill has sealed Michigan market access through a tribal gaming partner. The British-based operator announced on Monday that it plans to launch its sportsbook and casino apps in partnership with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB), subject to regulatory approval by legislators in the state. In case you missed it, […]

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