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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – November 22-28

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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

Foxwoods El San Juan Casino located at Fairmont El San Juan Hotel in Puerto Rico opened its doors for visitors on November 17. Thousands of visitors attended the public soft launch.

International Game Technology has announced that it will unveil the first-ever omnichannel Wheel of Fortune linked progressive for the US at the SBC Summit North America 2021, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 at the Meadowlands Exposition Centre in Secaucus, N.J.

Bragg Gaming Group has announced that Yaniv Spielberg, the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, will participate in a fireside chat discussion at the Jefferies Sports Betting & iGaming Summit on Thursday, December 2 at 1:00 pm ET.

PointsBet Holdings Limited announced that through an exclusive partnership agreement with Colonial Downs Group and subsequent joint application for licensure, its wholly-owned subsidiary PointsBet Virginia has been awarded a temporary supplier license by the Virginia Lottery to offer online sports wagering in Virginia.

Google Ads has posted an update that bans the use of its platform to promote sports betting services or ads in Florida. Google made this change because of a ruling from a Washington D.C. federal court which invalidated the Florida-Seminole Tribal Gaming Compact and made sports betting in Florida illegal.

Sports betting in Florida is on hold after a federal court ruled that the compact between the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe is vacated.

Nuvei Corporation has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary has been granted an Event Wagering and Fantasy Sports Supplier license in Arizona.

New Partnerships

Orlegi Sports, in partnership with Chiliz, the leading blockchain provider for the sports and entertainment industry, has announced that they will be launching the official Fan Tokens of Atlas FC and Club Santos Laguna on Socios.com.

Igaming technology provider Huddle has signed terms to become an ongoing technology partner with betting and gaming operator Sporting Group as it expands its B2B offerings in North America.

Betway has signed a multi-year partnership with New Jersey Devils. As per the deal, Betway will receive dynamic brand exposure and TV-visible signage throughout Prudential Centre for Devils home games, including dasherboard, Zamboni tunnel and in-bowl staircase branding, as well as in-bowl LED ring and scoreboard advertising.

Caleta Gaming has signed a new content distribution deal with Jazz Gaming Solutions. The Brazilian provider’s full portfolio of video bingos, video slots, kenos, lottos and scratch cards will soon be available for partners connected to the Jazz GS network.

Ainsworth has partnered up with Colombia-based operator Virtualsoft to expand its content’s reach in Latin America.

Colorado Rapids has announced that Tipico, one of the largest online sports betting companies in the world, will serve as the presenting sponsor of the club’s Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs run.

FanDuel, part of Flutter Entertainment, and Grupo Globo have signed a new multi-year agreement that will see FanDuel provide daily fantasy sports services to Grupo Globo’s Cartola FC brand.

USAbility has entered into a partnership with Fubo Gaming, a subsidiary of the live TV streaming platform dedicated to sports fuboTV Inc and developer and distributor of Fubo bookmaker.

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Betting.com signs strategic commercial partnership with Denver Post Media

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We are excited to announce our first strategic partnership in the U.S. with Denver Post, the leading newspaper in the Colorado state. As part of the agreement, Betting.com will create a betting hub dedicated to articles and guides about online sports betting in the Centennial State on The Denver Post’s domain. Betting.com will also provide Denver Post with latest and most up to date betting odds.

The ambition is to educate readers about betting on all major sports leagues online, how to take advantage of picks from professional handicappers and how odds are compiled, as well as the legal aspects of online gambling in the state.

“We look forward to working together with The Denver Post in Colorado as part of our launch on the U.S. market. Our customers are always at the heart of what we do, and we want them to have the best possible tools and knowledge before they bet online.” said Betting.com CEO Martin Grozev.

The comprehensive community-based betting software has obtained licenses for multiple states and chose Colorado for its launch thanks to the deal with The Denver Post.

“Our partnership with Betting.com will offer them a channel to provide thought leadership in the ever-evolving world of sports betting. We wanted to ensure that we had the right partner to engage and educate our readership as they seek out resources in this space. With Betting.com, we feel that’s exactly what we have.” said Denver Post Director of Digital Advertising Sean Stead.

Game Lounge Group acquired Betting.com in 2020 as part of its diversification strategy and commitment to expanding into the U.S. market.

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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – November 15-21

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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

Pragmatic Play has won two awards at the prestigious Gaming Intelligence Awards Latin America 2021, being crowned iGaming Supplier of the Year, and also receiving Game of the Year for its hit title Gates of Olympus.

Alpha Esports Tech, a technology company that focuses on emerging markets in esports, mobile gaming, commerce, blockchain and high growth opportunities, has announced that Alpha’s subsidiary Paradise City Gaming has begun the development of its Metaverse technologies, which are AR-based experiences that will bring the virtual world together with the physical world.

Wondr Gaming Corp, an entertainment company uniting brands and the global gaming community through its loyalty, NFT and growing media network, has launched its first NFT auction on sports.WondrNFT.com, showcasing Olympic decathlon gold medalist, and closing ceremonies flag bearer, Damian Warner.

Eagle Mountain Casino in Porterville has selected the full-suite of OPTX solutions for marketing, player development, slots and artificial intelligence. OPTX was recently honoured by being named one of the Most Promising Gaming Tech Solution Providers of 2021 by CIOReview Magazine.

Riot Games has promoted Senior Director of Global Esports and Global Head of VALORANT Esports Whalen Rozelle to the newly created position of Head of Global Esports Operations.

Prophet Exchange, the first pure peer-to-peer U.S. sports betting exchange, has announced that Victor Cruz has joined Prophet Exchange as a Strategic Partner and Advisor.

The Arkansas Racing Commission on 12th November accepted the application and $250,000 filing fee from Cherokee Nation Businesses to move forward on a casino license in Pope County.

New Partnerships               

Verasity has announced a partnership with the leading NFT-based online video game Axie Infinity for the upcoming FTX GalAxie Cup 2021. Verasity’s competitive esports and video streaming platform VeraEsports will be the official and exclusive broadcast and esports platform partner of the online tournament.

Socios.com announced its first foray into the worlds of American football and soccer via a groundbreaking partnership with Kraft Sports + Entertainment’s New England Patriots and New England Revolution.

DraftKings has announced a new mobile sports betting deal with BHCMC, a subsidiary of Butler National Corporation, manager of Boot Hill Casino & Resort, which could take the sportsbook to the state of Kansas. This is subject to sports betting legislation and regulations being adopted in the state, and the receipt of all applicable licenses and approvals.

SharpLink Gaming and Quintar have announced a partnership to integrate their respective technologies to produce an AR experience that combines live sporting events with real-time sports betting for sports fans. SharpLink’s technology development team will work with Quintar’s team to create a fully turnkey platform that will allow sports bettors to participate in live sports events via AR, check game data, compare betting lines, socialise with friends and place bets with multiple sportsbook operators.

International Game Technology has signed a multi-year agreement with Cliff Castle Casino in Camp Verde, Arizona. IGT PlaySports technology and trading advisory services will power Cliff Castle Casino’s retail sportsbook, enabling casino guests to place pre-match and in-game wagers over the counter or at the venue’s self-service PlaySports Kiosks.

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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – November 1-7

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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

Millonarios FC, in partnership with Chiliz, the leading blockchain provider for the sports and entertainment industry, have announced that they will launch $MFC Fan Token on the Socios.com app.

Bally’s Corporation has submitted a proposal to the City of Chicago to develop and operate the $1.6 billion Bally’s Chicago, a world-class entertainment destination resort.

Unibet has announced the addition of a new exclusive casino game for Pennsylvania players. The new interactive, real-time, Steelers-branded casino streaming solution is launched through the partnership with Pittsburgh Steelers.

Gaming Realms PLC has been granted a full iGaming Supplier Licence in Michigan. The grant follows the allocation of a provisional license by the state regulator in January of this year.

The Osage Nation has announced plans to develop a new entertainment district at the Lake of the Ozarks, in Missouri. The development will include a casino, hotel, restaurant and entertainment facilities.

Genius Sports Limited has announced that it has been certified by the State of Louisiana Gaming Control Board as Sports Wagering Service Provider for an initial six months. Genius Sports is currently awaiting its full license authorisation.

Caesars Entertainment has reported revenue of $2.7bn for the third quarter of 2021, a 93% increase from the prior-year period. Las Vegas operations represented $1.01bn of the total revenue, with Regional representing $1.49bn.

Tipico, a global sportsbook operator, has launched its online casino product in the New Jersey market. Following the successful debut of the multi-state Tipico Sportsbook platform in New Jersey and Colorado earlier this year, this launch marks the second product in the proprietary suite developed in-house for the US market by Tipico USA Technology.

Caesars Entertainment continues to lead the gaming industry in customer loyalty as its legendary loyalty programme Caesars Rewards is honored as the best of its kind by both gaming industry peers and Caesars Rewards members and guests.

Partnerships

Chilean horse racing content provider ElTurf has entered into a new agreement with PA Betting Services to expand its reach into global fixed odds and pari-mutuel markets.

PointsBet, a premier global online gaming operator and the official sports betting partner of NBC Sports, has announced a partnership with NFL and college football analyst Chris Simms to create unique and authentic betting content for distribution across NBC Sports and PointsBet platforms.

International Game Technology has announced that it has expanded its sports betting market opportunities in Puerto Rico via a multi-year PlaySports technology and services agreement with The Stadium LLC.

WynnBET has announced that it has partnered with Delaware North to obtain market access in West Virginia for online sportsbook and casino operations.

iHeartMedia and DraftKings have announced a multi-year strategic relationship, making DraftKings the official odds supplier for iHeartMedia’s broadcast, digital, podcast, and social platforms.

The National Football League (NFL) and Aristocrat Gaming have signed an exclusive multi-year slot machine licensing agreement.

SuperBook Sports has entered into a new sponsorship agreement with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) athlete Michael Chandler. The agreement marks the first time that SuperBook Sports has signed a marketing agreement with an active professional athlete.

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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – October 25-31

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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 partnerships and new appointments. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

Game Play Network Inc and WPT Enterprises Inc, the internationally televised gaming and entertainment brand, announced plans for a partnership that adds real money video poker, casino games and poker tournaments to WPT’s existing suite of online poker and social gaming products.

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation, Rush Street Interactive and Sportech have launched in-person sports betting at the first of 15 PlaySugarHouse retail sportsbooks in Connecticut. With the launch, players can now place bets at Sports Haven in New Haven, CT.

Monarch Casino & Resort Inc has reported record operating results for the third quarter ended 30 September 2021. In the 2021 third quarter, the Company generated net revenue of $111.6 million, an increase of 86.5% from $59.9 million in the prior-year quarter.

Champria, an esports technology startup focused on harnessing the potential of aspiring esports athletes and their teams, has announced a $1 million pre-seed round led by Kickstart Fund. Additional investors in the round included New Mexico Arrowhead Innovation Fund, Gokul Rajaram, David Carrico and other angel investors.

Game Play Network (GPN), a licensed gaming company which offers its players the unrivaled ability to play casino-style games for real money in the vast majority of the US, announced a plan for a multi-phase programme to expand the distribution of bspot.com, its B2C offering, through Ziosk’s industry-leading handheld tablets and technology.

PlayUp has announced that it has secured market access for iGaming in Iowa through a partnership with Wild Rose Entertainment.

Partnerships

Bally’s Corporation has agreed a deal to become the official sports betting and free-to-play partner of NHL franchise the Nashville Predators and the team’s Bridgestone Arena.

Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI technology, has extended its partnership with TruMedia for another five years. The agreement will see both companies continue to collaborate on the development of ProVision, an advanced analytics platform, currently in use at over 90 professional teams across football and cricket.

New Appointments

BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company, has appointed NBA legend Kevin Garnett as its brand ambassador. The Hall of Fame power forward will be featured in BetMGM’s upcoming marketing campaigns, BetMGM promotions, social media content and fan events.

Caesars Entertainment has announced the appointment of Sandra Douglass Morgan to its Board of Directors, effective November 7, 2021, and subject to required regulatory approvals. Morgan, an attorney, is the past chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control board and the first African American to serve as chair.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has appointed Donna Ward as its new Vice President of Sales. By assuming this role, Ward will be in charge of overseeing the resort’s hotel sales operations, including meetings and conventions.

New Acquisition

Butler National Corporation, a recognised provider of professional management services in the gaming industry, announces its subsidiary, Butler National Service Corporation (BNSC) closed on the purchase of the minority equity ownership interest in BHCMC, LLC, (BHCMC) that results in BNSC being the sole owner of BHCMC, manager of the Boot Hill Casino & Resort.

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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – October 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, new partnerships and new appointments. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

Penn National Gaming has received approval from the Minister of Canadian Heritage under the Investment Canada Act for its acquisition of Score Media and Gaming. The acquisition is expected to be closed on 19 October 2021.

Sharp Alpha Advisors announced last week the final closing of Sharp Alpha Fund I, an oversubscribed $10 million venture capital fund investing in early stage sports betting technology companies.

Online gambling has reached Connecticut, on a limited basis. A soft launch of online sports betting and gaming has begun in Connecticut on October 12. This soft launch allows several hundred people to open accounts to wager for a seven-day period.

Terry Glebocki has resigned as CEO of Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino Resort. Glebocki’s exit reduces the number of female casino bosses after an unprecedented wave of female leadership. Just over a year ago, four of the city’s nine casinos were led by women, but two have since left.

Rush Street Interactive has soft launched a new PlaySugarHouse online sportsbook in partnership with Connecticut Lottery Corporation. From October 12 up to the full launch, 750 customers across the state can register and place bets at www.PlaySugarHouse.com and experience RSI’s award-winning sports betting platform, on a first-come-first-serve basis. Once the 750-player limit is reached, customers who pre-register at www.PlaySugarHouse.com will be added to a waiting list and notified as soon as the full launch is authorised.

NOVOMATIC Americas has showcased an extensive portfolio of products at the G2E 2021. At the centre of the product presentation stood the extended Progressives offer, premiering the new ULTRA BOOST Link. This multi-level Linked Progressive comprises three roaring 50-line titles: the magnificent Great American Buffalo, the iconic Great American Eagle and the Asian title Tiger Storm.

New Partnerships

Leading sports gamification company Low6 has announced a partnership with the NFL franchise Cincinnati Bengals. The deal between the UK-based gamification company and the NFL team from Ohio will see the release of free-to-play games “Bengals Picks” and “Ultimate Bengals”.

DraftKings has announced that it has agreed to a deal with the National Hockey League to become an Official Sports Betting, Daily Fantasy Sports and iGaming Partner of the league in the US. To complement the deal, DraftKings has also reached an agreement with Turner Sports, including Bleacher Report, to be the exclusive sportsbook and daily fantasy sports provider for their coverage of the NHL.

New Appointments

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has appointed retired Clark County Judge Jennifer Togliatti and former State Senator Ben Kieckhefer to the Nevada Gaming Commission. Togliatti will serve as chair – and will be the first female to serve as the chair. Togliatti has served the State of Nevada in the state judiciary for more than 25 years and has significant legal, administrative and legislative experience. Kieckhefer has spent the last decade serving in the Nevada State Senate, where he has spent time working on legislation on complex and contentious issues.

New Acquisition

Real estate firm EKN Development Group has acquired the Tahoe Biltmore Lodge & Casino located in Crystal Bay, Nevada.

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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – October 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, new partnerships and new appointments. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

SW Nordic Limited, a subsidiary of Betsson, has completed the acquisition of Inkabet’s B2C online gambling business, a rapidly growing sportsbook and casino business targeting the western region of South America.

The mobile cash payments platform PayNearMe has launched a new platform named “MoneyLine” to manage the complexities of iGaming money movement.

Scientific Games Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ACS’s cashless table game solution titled PlayOn. The PlayOn cashless product line conveniently provides players with a seamless debit solution at live table games.

DraftKings, a leader in the digital sports entertainment and gaming industries, announced its latest, state-of-the-art office location to be based out of Las Vegas, where the company expects to eventually have an expanded team of more than 1000 employees.

Betfred Sports has launched a new OpenBet-powered retail sportsbook in Louisiana through a partnership with Paragon Casino Resort. The Betfred Sportsbook inside The Draft Room at Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville, is the first retail venue in the state to allow customers to place legal wagers on a variety of sports.

Comanche Nation Entertainment of Lawton Oklahoma has chosen Table Trac’s CasinoTrac casino management system for its new Comanche Cache Casino currently under construction in Cache, Oklahoma.

Following the signing of an exclusive agreement to distribute the game in the US, TCSJOHNHUXLEY has debuted Richer Spin Roulette at this year’s G2E.

Partnerships

Sightline Payments and Konami Gaming have partnered to bring cashless gaming solutions to Resorts World Las Vegas via Sightline’s Play+ digital payments technology and Konami’s SYNKROS casino management system.

Genius Sports has entered into a new partnership with Hard Rock Digital. As the premier mobile and desktop sports betting brand, Hard Rock Digital will have access to Genius Sports’ leading suite of sportsbook solutions, including official sports data from tens of thousands of events per year, customer acquisition and retention tools, and immersive fan engagement solutions.

The PGA TOUR and PointsBet announced a three-year extension of their multi-year content and marketing relationship designating PointsBet an Official Betting Operator of the PGA TOUR.

Genius Sports Limited has announced a new supplier agreement with PointsBet, a top-tier global online gaming operator, to provide its full range of official sportsbook data, content, and fan engagement solutions including for NFL, NASCAR and EPL.

The Esports Awards has announced Expedia, one of the world’s leading full-service travel brands, as the Official Travel Companion of the 2021 Esports Awards.

Appointments

International Game Technology has appointed Joe Asher as President of Sports Betting. Reporting to Enrico Drago, IGT CEO Digital & Betting, Asher will lead the ongoing expansion of the IGT PlaySports sports betting business in North American markets.

Flutter Entertainment has appointed Amy Howe as CEO of FanDuel. Amy joined FanDuel in February 2021 as President with responsibility for leading the company’s core commercial functions across its Sportsbook, Casino, Racing and Daily Fantasy businesses. She was appointed as Interim CEO in July.

Wynn Resorts’ online sports betting and iGaming brand WynnBET has appointed gaming industry veteran Ian Williams as its new Chief Operating Officer.

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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – September 27-October 3

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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 partnerships and new appointments. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

GeoComply Solutions has announced that Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi has become the state’s first commercial operator to offer on-premise mobile sports betting via BetMGM across their entire casino floor and restaurants. The BetMGM mobile app utilises GeoComply’s on-premise mobile solution PinPoint which enables fast and reliable wagering while on the Gold Strike casino property.

Endeavor Group Holdings has entered into an agreement to acquire OpenBet, a leading content, platform and service provider to the sports betting industry, from Scientific Games Corporation for $1.2 billion paid through a combination of cash ($1 billion) and Endeavor’s Class A common stock ($200 million).

International Game Technology has announced that its U.S. market-leading PlaySports platform will power sports betting at Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort in Washington State.

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and DraftKings Inc. announced that retail sports betting in Connecticut begun on September 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

The Texas Lottery has reported $8.107b in sales for the 2021 fiscal year, an increase of 20.9% or $1.403bn from 2020. The Lottery, in its 30 anniversary year, said it made a $1.998bn in contribution to public schools and veterans in the state.

Partnerships

EvenBet Gaming has entered into a partnership with Caleta Gaming. As per the deal, Caleta’s full portfolio including video bingos, kenos, slots, scratchcards and lotto games have been integrated at EvenBet platform.

Leander Games has entered into a partnership with ODDSworks. The collaboration will see ODDSworks utilise Leander’s LeGa remote gaming server platform in the US.

International hosting supplier Internet Vikings has announced a long-term partnership with PlayStar Casino in the United States. They will support the Swedish online casino operator’s advances into the U.S. market by providing them with bespoke iGaming-specific hosting services in New Jersey.

FanDuel Group and Port Madison Enterprises announced plans to bring America’s #1 Sportsbook to the state of Washington. FanDuel Group will form an exclusive partnership with the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort to bring retail sports betting to the state of Washington.

Gaming Realms has signed a commercial deal with 4ThePlayer.com. The deal will see 4ThePlayer games integrated onto Gaming Realms’ platform for distribution in the US.

Strendus, the Mexican-facing online betting and gaming brand of Logrand Entertainment Group, has become the Official Sponsor of LaLiga in Mexico.

Elys Game Technology Corp and New York State Restaurant Association (NYSRA) announced the entry into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that expresses a joint interest in promoting and facilitating opportunities for food and beverage establishments to participate in the State’s sports betting industry.

Playtech has secured a multi-state agreement in the US with Kindred Group’s Unibet Interactive. Under the agreement, Playtech will provide its award-winning RNG Casino software to Unibet in New Jersey, with further states to follow in the coming months.

Appointments

FanDuel Group has appointed sports radio and television personality and problem gambling advocate Craig Carton as its first national responsible gaming ambassador.

Gaming Arts has Promoted Jean Venneman, the Company’s current Chief Commercial Officer, to the role of Chief Operating Officer.

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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – August 30-September 05

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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

BetMGM has announced the launch of its industry-leading digital sports betting platform in Wyoming. Wyoming marks the 14th market to offer BetMGM’s mobile and online product.

Caesars Entertainment has announced that its brand-new Caesars Sportsbook app is now officially available to Arizona customers for download and deposit.

Aristocrat Gaming has launched its MarsX cabinet in Argentina at Casino Buenos Aires.

Betsperts Media & Technology Group CEO Reid Rooney has announced that Betsperts has just closed a $6 million Series A fundraising round.

Jamul Casino, one of San Diego’s top destinations for exceptional entertainment, outstanding cuisine and exquisite events, has become the winner in seven categories of the San Diego Union-Tribune’s 25th annual Reader’s Poll.

UDDA, a new free-to-play sports and entertainment wagering App, has announced the debut of the $1,000,000 Gridiron Games for fans to place risk-free bets on football games and win real cash prizes.

WynnBET has launched a new ad campaign starring Ben Affleck, Shaquille O’Neal and Melvin Gregg.

Rivers Casino Schenectady has reopened its poker room on September 1. The poker room was shut last year in March due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kindred continues its expansion in the US by taking on its fifth state, Iowa. This marks Kindred’s second launch as part of the multi-state partnership with Caesars, signed in 2020. The signed agreement is with Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

North Star Sports, the Canadian company providing sports betting advice, is now offering a $1000 bonus to customers who open a betting account with the firm.

The Tohono O’odham Nation was granted an event wagering license, allowing it to open an online sports betting platform by fall.

New Partnerships

Gambling marketing and operating company B90 Holdings has signed an affiliate marketing agreement with the Nordic Group to promote all of its sportsbook and online casino services in various territories.

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that the Company is bringing its industry-leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and related marketing services to the Kentucky Lottery to elevate iLottery and digital engagement programmes.

Parx Interactive has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with Pittsburgh Steelers to become its online casino partner.

Esports Entertainment Group has signed a partnership agreement with the Indianapolis Colts to become the NFL franchise’s official esports tournament platform provider.

DraftKings Inc. has entered into a partnership with the American Ultimate Disc League. As per the deal, DraftKings will feature AUDL in its Friday Game of the Week and make it available free to viewers on the DraftKings Dream Stream on YouTube and Twitch.

Esports Entertainment Group has announced that its VIE.bet esports betting brand has become an official partner of SG esports, a Brazilian professional gaming organisation.

New Appointment

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has appointed Christie St. Martin as Vice President of Online Marketing. Prior to joining MGE, Christie served as the CCO of Queens.gg, a female-led gaming lifestyle company that provides female competitors, content creators and streamers with the tools they need to build sustainable careers in gaming and esports.

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EveryMatrix pens agreement with Resorts Digital Gaming to distribute casino content in the U.S.

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Casino, sports, and turnkey supplier EveryMatrix has entered a distribution agreement with New Jersey-based Resorts Digital Gaming. The operator will integrate CasinoEngine into its platform to gain access to a large collection of exciting casino games.

Resorts Digital Gaming is the digital arm of Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City and a leading operator in the fast-expanding iGaming and sports betting market in New Jersey.

EveryMatrix will deliver to Resorts Digital high-quality casino content from the supplier’s own Spearhead Studios and Armadillo Studios.

Resorts Digital and EveryMatrix have agreed to start deploying games in New Jersey as their first market with an ambition to extend their agreement across multiple states as they regulate.

Erik Nyman, President Americas at EveryMatrix, comments: “We’ve come a long way since we decided to enter the most significant gambling market in the world. I am pleased to announce this distribution deal in the U.S., which allows us to make our games available with an option to add other titles as they become available through CasinoEngine.

“Ed Andrewes and his team have done an impressive job being one of the first operators to embrace online gaming in the U.S., and I trust they will be very satisfied with our games portfolio as it will further enhance their success in the market.”

Ed Andrewes, CEO of Resorts Digital Gaming, says: “Resorts Digital Gaming already has a market leading portfolio of slot and table games, and we are absolutely delighted to launch the EveryMatrix content in the US. EveryMatrix has already proved that its games are very successful across other global iGaming markets and we believe they will also perform well on www.resortscasino. com and www.mohegansuncasino. com in New Jersey.”

Having established a presence in Miami earlier this year, EveryMatrix’s American branch has been active in pursuing new business ties to the U.S. and LATAM markets, with Mexican land-based Foliatti Casino and Kindred Group opening the stream of new business opportunities.