Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – March 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

Scientific Games announced the consolidation of its legal and public policy teams into a new unified department, Global Legal and Public Policy. This team will be led by James D. Schultz who will assume the new title of Executive Vice President, Global Legal and Public Policy. Deputy General Counsel Phil Bauer, an indispensable 25-year veteran of the company, will be promoted to General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and report to Schultz.

Sportradar Group AG announced that the North Carolina State Lottery Commission has granted Sportradar’s U.S. betting subsidiary, Sportradar Solutions LLC, a Supplier license in the state North Carolina. This license is valid for five years from its date of issuance on February 28.

The Office of Lottery and Gaming (OLG) announced that FanDuel is the new sports wagering subcontractor for Intralot Inc., OLG’s lottery and sports wagering system vendor. Under this agreement, residents of Washington, D.C. will gain access to FanDuel’s sports wagering app, which is the market leader nationally, as well as its website and retail platforms.

Elys BMG Group Inc. announced that Grand Central Sportsbook in Washington D.C. (Grand Central) has been granted provisional approval to open its H Street sportsbook by the DC Office of Lottery and Gaming, Regulation and Oversight Division.

BetMGM has officially launched its mobile sports betting service in North Carolina, giving customers in the Tar Heel state access to a wide variety of betting options as well as the opportunity to earn experiences at MGM Resorts’ properties nationwide.

Supremeland Gaming announced the approval of an interim Supplier License in West Virginia, further solidifying its position as a key player in the rapidly expanding iGaming industry. This milestone marks the company’s third approval following the successful acquisition of the first approvals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


Caesars Entertainment and National Hockey League (NHL) announced a renewal of their US partnership. The new, multiyear partnership extension retains Caesars’ status as a Sports Betting and Gaming Partner of the NHL and, for the first time, provides Caesars Digital with access to League-owned intellectual property to build and promote NHL-branded iCasino games for its online casino platforms in North America, including the recently launched Caesars Palace Online Casino.

SCCG Management announced the extension and significant expansion of its strategic partnership with SnapOdds, the revolutionary sports betting technology product from Snapscreen Inc. This expansion marks a pivotal shift towards a consumer-facing (B2C) strategy, leveraging SnapOdds’ unique TV and streaming content recognition software.

Hip-Hop icon Nas has partnered with Resorts World New York City on a $5 billion expansion plan for a casino in Queens. The vision of Aqueduct Park is to transform the casino in Nas’ hometown, into a full-fledged establishment that mirrors the company’s properties in Las Vegas.

SCCG Management, the leading advisory and management consultancy in the global gaming industry, headquartered in Las Vegas, announced the extension of its partnership with IDnow, a premier European provider of identity verification solutions. This strategic alliance is placing a focused effort on expanding its reach to encompass the broader Latin America (LATAM) region.

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