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NHL Suspension Return

NHL’s Shane Pinto speaks as gambling-related suspension winds down

Ottawa Senators center Shane Pinto is preparing for a return following a suspension for gambling activities.
NCAA Sports Betting

Sports betting part of Baker’s first NCAA State of College Sports Address

NCAA President Charlie Baker has addressed the impact of sports betting on college athletics.
Simplebet Record College Football

Michigan and Washington lift Simplebet to record $5M handle for CFP Final

Simplebet also reported a $180 million handle for the entire 2023-24 season.
Football mid air during field goal kick

Gronkowski returns for second FanDuel Kick of Destiny Super Bowl campaign

Rob Gronkowski may have whiffed the actual field goal but FanDuel thinks its Kick of Destiny campaign was so on the money it is...
Shaquille O'Neal

Shaq teaming with Better Collective’s Playmaker HQ on pod network

Big man Shaquille O'Neal is bringing the appropriately named "The Big Podcast Network" to content group Playmaker HQ. The deal will utilize Playmaker's production team...
Amazon

Report: Amazon seeking Diamond Sports investment to fuel sport ambitions

Amazon could be about to make a major splash into the sports broadcasting space as reports suggest the e-commerce giant is interested in investing...
NHL-branded hockey puck

NHL extends gaming partnership with BetMGM

A little over a year and a half after inking its first sports betting partnership deal with BetMGM, the NHL is extending the pairing...
Nationals Stadium, DC

EPIC and Entain Foundation link to educate minor MLB stars on gambling risk

The MLB has formed a partnership with EPIC Global Solutions and the Entain Foundation US to help educate minor league players on the risks...
Michigan State University Stadium

Simplebet enjoys “significant momentum” in college football season

Simplebet has reported a record-breaking college football season in 2023, noting that it has gathered “significant upward momentum” heading into the playoff campaign.  The microbetting...
NCAA building sign

NCAA commissions study to analyze impact of athlete abuse

The NCAA has commissioned a study to explore the impacts of threats and online abuse of its student athletes during the college sports season. The...

Event News

Cordish gaming cannibalization

Cordish’s Rob Norton ballparks casino cannibalization at 15-23%

To some in the industry, Rob Norton is an obstructionist. The president of Cordish Gaming's stance against iGaming legislation in states like Maryland has...
Dan Marino SBC Summit North America

SBC Summit North America draws 5,000 attendees

SBC Summit North America once again packed The Meadowlands Convention Center for two days of networking, conference content and conversation. "We had nearly 5,000 of...
BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt

BetMGM may be ‘radio quiet’ but Greenblatt ready to speak out

Towards the start of his fireside chat with CNBC's Contessa Brewer at SBC Summit North America, BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt began by acknowledging that...
How Massachusetts is using research to rewrite the gaming playbook

How Massachusetts is using research to rewrite the gaming playbook

In Massachusetts, like in many states, things are changing fast in gaming. The state launched digital sports betting in March 2023 and experienced an immediate...