Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – June 7-13

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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 appointments and new partnerships. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

Baltimore Ravens, an American professional football team based in Baltimore, has launched Ravens Gaming League, a new gaming and esports initiative and platform where fans of the team and league can participate in esports competitions and activities.

IGT has installed USwitch Multi-Game video slots at the Casino New York in Medellin, Colombia. Offered on the modern CrystalCurve gaming machine, USwitch bundles include IGT Proven Performer games in categories that vividly stand out in ultra-high definition.

Movie theatre company Cinemark Holdings has announced that it is further innovating its entertainment experience by expanding its in-theater and online esports offering. This summer, Cinemark customers will have the ability to join drop-in games in select theatres and a new partnership with Mission Control will offer online esports leagues.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has launched a VIP air charter service called Hard Rock Air. The new 30-seat facility, operated by Ultimate Jet Charters, will exclusively available for high-end customers traveling to the resort from select locations, such as Farmingdale, White Plains, Norfolk, Richmond, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Scranton and Latrobe.

LG Business Solutions USA is going to renew its sponsorship of Battle Academy, an esports multi-game tournament series for high school and college students.


Paysafe, a global payments solutions provider, has furthered its partnership with Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG), a US-based real-money online gaming brand. As per the deal, GNOG’s online casino in Michigan will integrate Paysafe payment platform, offering the players fast, secure and hassle free transaction options.

BetMGM has signed a deal with The Hockey News, a leading hockey media industries, to become the exclusive betting partner.

ComeOn! has become the official sports betting and online casino partner of the Canadian Premier League.

Australian-based sports betting and online casino gambling operator PlayUp has signed three market access deals with Caesars Entertainment.

The Professional Fighters League has announced a partnership that designates BetMGM as a “US Authorised Gaming Operator of the PFL”.


PointsBet, an international online gaming operator, has appointed Nic Sulsky as Chief Commercial Officer for their Canadian operations.

Penn National Gaming has appointed Vimla Black-Gupta to its Board of Directors, subject to customary regulatory approvals.

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi’s Four Winds Casinos has promoted Clayton Mason to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

MGM Resorts International has appointed Tilak Mandadi as its Chief Strategy, Innovation & Technology Officer.


Bally’s Corporation, a US-based land-based gaming and interactive entertainment, has completed acquisition of the Tropicana Evansville casino.

Esports Entertainment Group has completed the formalities of the acquisition of Helix eSports LLC and ggCircuit LLC.

Financial technology company Sightline Payments has acquired casino mobile app developer JOINGO.

Compliance Updates

Las Vegas Sands is facing a $12 billion lawsuit in a Macau court.

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