Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – October 3-9

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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

Major League Baseball has announced a new partnership with the American Gaming Association’s “Have A Game Plan. Bet Responsibly.” public service campaign to educate fans and broaden the league’s responsible gaming efforts.

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company has entered into an exchange agreement with Diverted River Technology, pursuant to which Simplicity Esports agreed to acquire 100% of the membership interests of Diverted River in exchange for 80% of the issued and outstanding shares of Simplicity Esports’ common stock.

26 Capital Acquisition Corp and UE Resorts International have extended their merger agreement end date. Both parties have agreed to extend the date from 1 October 2022 until 1 October 2023.

Pragmatic Play has further expanded its footprint in Argentina after taking its slots live with bplay in Buenos Aires Province.

MaximBet has announced the launch of its sportsbook in Indiana, the second live U.S. state for the emerging sports betting brand.

GAN Limited has announced the successful launch of GAN Sports for Island View Casino in Gulfport, Mississippi.


Stride has partnered with esports tournament platform provider Practice Server to deliver a new season of tournament play for young competitors across the US.

International Game Technology has announced that it has signed a multi-site technology agreement with Qullqi to deploy IGT’s award-winning Floor Manager systems technology at Qullqi’s seven casinos across Peru.

ExteNet Systems announced a groundbreaking partnership with MGM Resorts International to design, build and operate ExteNet’s advanced in-building signal and connectivity solutions across all MGM properties throughout the US.

Elys Game Technology has announced that it has entered into an agreement to expand its current partnership with the Grand Central Restaurant and Sportsbook, by establishing a new joint venture to open a second sportsbook location in Washington.

Manchester City has announced a new regional partnership with Sportium. The agreement will see Sportium become the Club’s Official Betting Partner in Latin America.

PropSwap has announced a new partnership agreement with the sports betting platform provider SB22. The agreement will allow SB22 operator partners to offer their customers a seamless integration with the PropSwap marketplace and enable them to sell their digital sports bets.


Underdog has announced that Brianne Doura-Schawohl has joined the company as a consultant to bolster efforts to provide users with a safe, fair and reliable platform with the highest level of integrity.

Well-known gaming industry leaders Brian Lessman and Kristian Milne have joined Gaming Laboratories International as Account Executives on the supplier-focused North American Client Services team.

Nevada Gaming Control Board has announced the appointment of Kristi Torgerson as chief of its Enforcement Division.


Endeavor Group has completed its previously announced acquisition of OpenBet from Light & Wonder for approximately $800 million paid through a combination of cash and shares of Endeavor’s Class A common stock.

Fandom has announced that it has acquired a portfolio of entertainment and gaming brands from Red Ventures – GameSpot, Metacritic, TV Guide, GameFAQs, Giant Bomb, Cord Cutters News and Comic Vine.

Everi Holdings has announced that it has agreed to buy certain strategic assets of Venuetize.

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