Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – March 4-10

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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

NJ Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced the retirement of David L. Rebuck after serving 13 years as the Director of the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), making him the longest-serving director in DGE’s history. In total, Director Rebuck is retiring with 36 years of service to the State.

Altenar’s status as a leading sportsbook provider in South America has been further boosted with the opening of a new office in Uruguay. The new hub, located in Costa Rica Street 1667, in Carrasco, Montevideo, will be the base for around 15 members of staff and strengthen the company’s support for iGaming operators in the LatAm region.

MGM Resorts International and BetMGM announced new groundbreaking initiatives in collaboration with Kindbridge designed to support problem gambling research and mental health services. Kindbridge Research Institute and Kindbridge Behavioural Health are organisations that aim to better understand the problems that exist within at-risk communities, delivering evidence-based treatment for gambling disorder.

Elray Resources has launched Kings of Sport, a state-of-the art online crypto casino that brings together the world of cryptocurrencies with the excitement of traditional casino games. Kings of Sport is expanding player options in the online gambling industry by providing users with a diverse selection of classic and modern casino games that can be played using popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and others.

Supremeland Gaming, the new American iGaming challenger, announced its U.S. expansion, attaining a second gaming approval in the US, three weeks after its inaugural licensing announcement in neighbouring Pennsylvania. The New Jersey approval will allow Supremeland Gaming to build and release games in the Garden State through its partnership with EveryMatrix.

Churchill Downs Incorporated announced that Exacta Systems has completed the installation of 175 Exacta-technology driven terminals at The Brook in Seabrook, New Hampshire. Exacta, acquired by CDI in August 2023, is a leading provider of central determinate system technology for historical racing machines (HRMs). The Brook is a casino entertainment destination located in the easternmost part of the state next to the Massachusetts border.

Underdog announced an investment in idPair by GuardDog, Underdog’s responsible gaming innovation fund. idPair’s proprietary technology creates a centralised view of an individual’s play and gambling activity across all applications and operators in a jurisdiction for regulators, providing for universal responsible gaming limits.


Betfred USA and U.S. Integrity announced a partnership that will provide Betfred with monitoring software and tools that will play a pivotal role in preventing student-athletes, coaches and staff from engaging in prohibited sports wagering.

SCCG Management announced its sponsorship of the 10th Arnold South America Sports Festival in São Paulo, Brazil. This year’s festival, scheduled for April 5-7, 2024, will feature the Pillow Fight Championship (PFC) as its centrepiece, showcasing the thrilling world of professional pillow fighting in South America.

5WPR announced that it has been selected as the public relations Agency of Record for casino and sportsbook platform provider, Soft2Bet, which, after successfully growing its business throughout Europe, is launching in the US, targeting NJ as the first state where it will debut its offering.

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