Penrose linked with Playtech to drive American sports betting growth

Ian Penrose has evidently lost none of his ambition for corporate adventure if the current press speculation linking him with Playtech is anything to...

That was the week that was in US sports betting

Our colleagues stateside at SportsHandle bring SBC Americas readers another snapshot view of developments in sports betting in North America. New Jersey Sportsbooks Gross $3.8...

Kindred makes its move on US sports betting with Hard Rock agreement

Kindred Group, the global operator of online gaming brands including 32Red and bingo.com, is to make its bid for a slice of the newly...

Crossroads ahead for legal sports betting in Indiana

The latest newcomer to join a growing list of states seeking out opportunities from legalised sports betting is Indiana. Last month, the state’s Gambling...

Legal sports betting will increase fan engagement says AGA report

New research conducted by Nielsen Sports on behalf of the American Gaming Association (AGA) suggests that there will be a marked shift towards legal...

New hires and a San Francisco office opening mark DraftKings growth

DraftKings has broadened out its geographical reach with the opening of a new office in San Francisco and has plans to launch another in...

Unraveling the WIRE Act – an exercise in patience and sensible debate

There’s an old English proverb that goes ‘softly, softly, catchee monkey’. Apparently it was coined by a boy scout whose intention was to convey...

Paddy Power Betfair reveals 20 per cent growth in first half US revenues

Paddy Power Betfair plc has reported revenues ahead by 20 per cent in the US in its freshly published results for the six months...

Las Vegas Sands launches social responsibility programme

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) has announced the launch of Project Protect, a comprehensive global initiative to accelerate its performance in responsible gaming, anti-money laundering and...

Phil Satre joins Wynn Resorts as vice chairman

Phil Satre has joined Wynn Resorts as vice chairman. He will take over fully as chairman later this year when current incumbent D Boone...

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Aspen Institute panel to explore public value in sports betting

The Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program will host a special panel In Washington on September 14 to discuss the merits of using revenues...

GLI welcomes more than 80 representatives at Lima Roundtable

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) welcomed more than 80 representatives from 33 government entities and 19 countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain to...

Boston welcomes AGA’s Responsible Gambling Week panel

The American Gaming Association (AGA) shifted its attentions to Boston on Thursday for the penultimate fixture of Responsible Gaming Education Week. The Boston event hosted a panel...
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October Sports Betting Symposium to cover the big issues and more

Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Global Gaming Expo 2018 (G2E), has published details of its first Sports Betting Symposium taking place in Las Vegas from October 8...