Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – January 8-14

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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

TransAct Technologies Incorporated, a global leader in software-driven technology and printing solutions for high-growth markets, announced that it has gained approval from a leading QSR to sell its newest BOHA! Terminal 2 to the U.S. domestic market, which represents an opportunity of more than 10,000 locations.

BetMGM, a leading iGaming and sports betting operator, announced that Star Trek: The Next Generation is now exclusively available at BetMGM Casino. Atlantic Digital, a London-based game studio, has created an immersive iGaming experience around one of the greatest science fiction television series of all time. Star Trek: The Next Generation is currently available in Michigan and BetMGM plans to make the slot available to all states where the operator’s iGaming offering is live.

Light & Wonder Inc. announced that Michael Marchetti has been appointed as a member of its Board of Directors. He previously served as a director of SciPlay Corporation. Light & Wonder acquired the remaining public shares of SciPlay in October of last year.

AppsFlyer, the global leader in marketing measurement, attribution and data analytics, launched Creative Optimization, its new product that provides marketers with unparalleled insights into their creative assets and data-driven guidance on maximising their impact. Coupled with Artificial Intelligence (AI), Creative Optimization identifies patterns, trends and features that drive optimal audience engagement, enabling marketers to capture the most value from their ad spend while enhancing the effectiveness of their creative content and campaigns.


BetMGM, a sports betting and iGaming leader, and Charlotte Motor Speedway, the iconic motorsports and entertainment venue, announced a new market access agreement enabling BetMGM to bring its online sports betting platform to North Carolina once legalised sports betting launches.

Betsson, the leading global betting operator, is the new global main sponsor of Atlético Nacional. The most successful Colombian football club will feature a fresh new logo on their jerseys for the first time in 23 years. This three-year agreement reconfirms Betsson’s long-term commitment to Latin American sports and continuous growth in the region.

Bragg Gaming Group has taken its aggregation platform live with Superbet in Brazil, following a deal that sees the provider become a leading partner to the operator in one of the world’s hottest gambling markets. As well as third-party content from the industry’s most sought after providers, Bragg now supplies Superbet with its proprietary games portfolio, including popular titles from in-house studios Atomic Slot Lab and Indigo Magic.

Corinthians, the Brazilian soccer giants, have become the latest club to join the sports betting wave in the country by signing a record shirt sponsorship deal with VaideBet. The three-year agreement will be worth a total of R$370 million ($75.9 million), or R$120 million per year, which is claimed to be the biggest sponsorship deal in the history of Brazilian soccer.

DraftKings and National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing LLC (NASCAR) announced that they have agreed to terms on a written designation agreement, paving the way for the digital sports entertainment and gaming company to operate in the state of North Carolina, pending licensure and regulatory approvals.

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