Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – December 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 and new partnerships. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

Jackpot Digital Inc. has announced that it has received licensing approval from the US Virgin Island Casino Control Commission, the regulator for Divi Carina Bay Resort Casino (Divi Carina Bay) located in Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI. The Vendor’s license was the final step required for installation and the Company is now scheduling the installation of its next-generation, dealerless Jackpot Blitz ETGs at the property.

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) announced the triumph of Monik Correa Bisoni at the Panam Sports Awards 2023, securing the Best Esports Athlete Award. The prestigious 2nd Panam Sports Awards spotlight the outstanding achievements of athletes from the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games, surrounded by esteemed peers and leaders within the Olympic Movement in the Americas.

Ainsworth Game Technology announced that its hotly anticipated new A-STAR RAPTOR (RAPTOR) cabinet, first shown at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in October, is built, approved in several North American markets and ready for install by the end of this year. The RAPTOR cabinet, a highlight of the Company’s G2E exhibit, features a unique cylindrical display for player tracking, along with a cylindrical above monitor speaker for enhanced player sound experience.

The Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) and its Centre for Public Health Litigation filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Massachusetts citizens who opened DraftKings Sportsbook accounts in response to a $1000 bonus sign-up promotion that the gambling company widely advertised. The Institute is based at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston.

Coljuegos, the Gambling Authority of Colombia, has published plans for a “regulatory project” to overhaul the rules on owning and operating electronic slot machines (ESMs). The regulator plans to initiate the project in 2024, a move deemed critical as Coljuegos seeks to terminate the “illegal economy” of unauthorised ESMs operating across Colombia’s 32 federal territories.

Enthusiast Gaming Holdings, the leading gaming media and entertainment company in North America, has announced a significant update to, one of the internet’s longest-standing gaming platforms, home to thousands of online and downloadable games. The site has been a vital part of the gaming community for years and has relaunched with a fresh new look and mobile-friendly experience.


Bravery Gaming and Gaming Arts announced the release of their first game pack of Coin Operated Amusement Machine (COAM) skill games in the Georgia market. Bravery and Gaming Arts formed their groundbreaking partnership to energise the regulated COAM market in Georgia.

Underdog Fantasy announced it has selected Optimove, the leading CRM Marketing platform for the iGaming sector, as the brand’s solution for AI-led segmentation, orchestration and personalisation at scale. Underdog Fantasy has enhanced its CRM marketing strategy with Optimove’s advanced AI marketing capabilities, reducing the complexity of large-scale marketing operations.

SCCG Management, a global leader in iGaming and sports betting advisory, has announced a new sponsorship partnership with Connectika, an innovator in the field of payment solutions in Brazil. This partnership represents a significant step forward in SCCG’s expanding presence in the Brazilian market, complementing existing relationships with partners such as Versus FC and Abadala Advogados.

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