PrizePicks app puts daily fantasy sports directly in the fans’ hands

PrizePicks, the daily fantasy sports game for the US market, has announced the launch of its mobile app on iOS. Consequently, fantasy sports fans will...

US sports betting a dominant theme in Spectrum list of important trends

Spectrum Gaming Group, the independent research and professional services firm, has developed its 15th annual list of Most Important Trends that the global gaming industry...

$4.2bn boost for sports leagues is exclusive of a cut from the handle

Following on from last week’s headline study findings on the growing potential of sports betting to boost sports league income, the American Gaming Association...

IWG and Inspired to introduce instant win version of virtual sports

IWG, the supplier of online instant win games, and virtual sports specialist Inspired Entertainment have collaborated to deliver a brand new vertical for North American...

PowerPlay brand to serve up sports betting offer in Latin America

This week saw the official launch of Caribbean-based online gaming site PowerPlay.com. The new gaming brand is launching its offering to Caribbean and Central American...

That was the week that was in US sports betting

Brett Smiley of US sports betting news portal SportHandle.com provides SBC Americas with another comprehensive round-up of news from the States. Where Do Gubernatorial Candidates...

Wilson brings extensive US experience to William Hill board

William Hill has appointed Gordon Wilson, president and CEO of Travelport, to its board of directors as an independent non-executive director effective from January 2 2019....

theScore shows consistent growth in latest financials

theScore Inc, a provider of digital sports news and data to North American sports bettors, has announced its financial results for the three and...

Washington DC getting closer to offering legal sports wagering

The possibility of legal sportsbooks opening for business in Washington DC has become more distinct following a hearing this week on the Sports Wagering...

MLB and NBA to gain significantly from newly regulated sports betting

Annual revenues for Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have the potential to increase by $1.1bn and $585m, respectively, due...

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DraftKings takes Tech for Heroes course to Boston

As part of its new Tech for Heroes initiative aimed at helping veterans find gainful employment in the tech sector, DraftKings Inc is hosting a free...

SugarHouse presents $1m charity check to Penn Treaty foundation

SugarHouse Casino presented its annual $1m contribution to the Penn Treaty Special Services District during the Penn Treaty SSD Community Service Awards this week....

Harrahs to host NCLGS Winter Meeting with focus on historical horse racing

The fast-emerging activity of historical horse racing will be the focus of the Committee on Pari-Mutuels when the National Council of Legislators from Gaming...

Don Best Camps aim to educate bettors on better sports wagering

Don Best Sports Corporation will kick off a series of events aimed at improving the sports betting experience for bettors by enhancing their knowledge, techniques...