Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – April 11-17

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Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news, new partnerships and new appointments. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

Snipp Interactive has announced that a subsidiary of Bally’s Corporation has signed an agreement to invest $5,000,000 in Snipp. As part of the Investment, Bally’s will be entitled to nominate one director to Snipp’s board of directors, which is expected to be increased in size to five directors.

SuzoHapp is all set to participate in the Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention from April 19 to 22 at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Anaheim, California. Entering its 35th year, the Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention is the premier event for the Indian gaming industry with the largest gathering of tribal leaders and casino executives in the US.

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise and Hard Rock Digital celebrated the launch of the all-new Hard Rock Sportsbook mobile app in Arizona, which provides fans ages 21 and over with access to bets across major sporting events, innovative promotions and best-in-class customer support.

Mokens League announced the completion of their $2 million seed fund. The NFT-based esports platform also announced its in-game currency, MOKA token, on the Polygon network. MOKA will serve as the main utility token in the ecosystem of company-developed esports games and in the future for third party games that get integrated into the Mokens League Platform.

New Partnerships

Riot Games has announced a multi-year partnership with telecommunications company Verizon. As part of the deal, the company will become the official founding partner of the League of Legends: Wild Rift esports ecosystem in North America.

The Toronto Blue Jays and theScore Bet announced a 10-year exclusive partnership making theScore Bet the Official Gaming Partner of the Toronto Blue Jays.

PokerStars and FanDuel Sportsbook announced their partnership together with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. The strategic partnership sees the FanDuel Sportsbook designated as an official sports betting partner and PokerStars as an official gaming partner.

Pragmatic Play has further enhanced its presence in the Venezuelan market through a new partnership with operator King Deportes. Pragmatic Play’s top-performing array of slots is now available to King Deportes players.

San Manuel Entertainment Authority, an entity of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, has announced the development of a next-generation responsible gaming programme in preparation for new forms of gaming poised to enter California’s Indian Country.

International Game Technology announced that its subsidiary, IGT Canada Solutions ULC, has signed a contract with the Atlantic Lottery Corporation to provide 1375 CrystalDual 27 video lottery terminals throughout the remainder of the year.

Everi Holdings announced that its subsidiary, Everi Payments, is now live with a leading solution for the liquidity of crypto currencies, B4U Financial, at the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast.

New Appointments

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment announced the appointment of Nelson Parker as Senior Vice President, Strategic Development to identify, assess and execute growth opportunities and strategic new venture projects for the company.

BetMGM announced the signing of A.J. Andrews, Major League Baseball Network personality and the first female to win the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, as the company’s newest brand ambassador and content creator.

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