Scott Longley: Eyeing up the US from scratch

Pity the US sports-betting start-ups. Getting a consumer-facing proposition to the point of launch and beyond is a hard business, regardless of the jurisdiction,...

First ever FanDuel sportsbook to launch at Meadowlands Racetrack

The newly created FanDuel Group has announced the unveiling of its first sports betting retail outlet, set to be located at East Rutherford New...
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New Jersey sports betting scene gets off to solid start

The statewide debut of sports betting, coupled with the lavish re-openings of two Atlantic City properties, have provided a slight lift for the state...

Colossus confirms new partnership for NFL fantasy pools

Colossus Bets has confirmed a new partnership with gaming company Pivit to develop and distribute NFL Fantasy pools. The new pools will leverage the popular...
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Sports betting licence applications commence in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has announced that it has begun to accept licence applications from operators, manufacturers and suppliers, in relation to...

Paddy Power Betfair confirms creation of FanDuel Group Inc

Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) has confirmed the creation of a new enterprise to service the US market, as it combines its Betfair US operations...

The Stars Group confirms $4.7bn Sky Betting and Gaming purchase

The Stars Group has become the world’s largest listed online gaming firm, after confirming its previously announced $4.7bn purchase of Sky Betting and Gaming...

Sportradar valuation hits $2.4bn after North American strategic partnerships

Sportradar has announced two new strategic partnerships with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Silicon Valley-based growth equity firm TCV. CPPIB, through its...

SCOTUS, PASPA and The Wire Act – the road to interstate online sports betting

In the weeks and months since the landmark decision by the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection...
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Rounding up the week in US sports betting

Our journalistic colleagues at SportsHandle.com roundup another hectic week in the USA. Happy Anniversary! Delaware Sports Betting a Winner One Month In One bettor placed a combined $100,000...

Event News

EPIC Symposium: Operators ‘can’t do it alone’ when minimizing harm

Speakers at the EPIC Risk Management Player Protection Symposium recognized the need for a ‘unified front’ in the US betting and gaming industry in...

Bally’s Soo Kim: ‘sports betting is going to be ubiquitous’

Soo Kim, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bally’s Corporation, delivered the perfect keynote presentation today to raise the curtain on this year’s...
Pick The Points

NFL or Premier League VIP trip for FSB’s Pick The Points winner

FSB is offering a VIP trip to the winner of its Pick The Points challenge at this week’s SBC North America Summit. FSB, the current...

Five finalists announced for SBC First Pitch presented by Wagers.com

Five innovative startups from the sports betting industry have won places in the final of the SBC First Pitch presented by Wagers.com pitch competition...