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article Amazon’s Twitch Leverages HBCUs In New Esports League (8/11/2020)
(USA) -- Esports is believed to be the next wave of competitive entertainment and Twitch, the video-game-streaming site, is taking notice by creating a first of its kind...
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eSports

article There Is A Belong Gaming Area Coming To Your Town (8/11/2020)
(USA) -- Almost half of America is gaming during the pandemic. Gaming is bigger than music and movies combined. This year video game revenues will likely top $170...
article GameCo unveils esports betting brand, iGameCo (8/6/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas-based gambling company GameCo has announced the launch of iGameCo, a brand focusing on the company’s efforts in esports betting and skill-...
article State High School Organizations Should Have Proper Resources Before Supporting Esports (8/1/2020)
(USA) -- Does calling an activity, a board game or an electronic game a sport make it a sport? If you call it a sport, can you attribute all the research supported...
article Esports in a pandemic desert - oasis or mirage? (7/23/2020)
(Internet) -- The absence of live traditional sports during the pandemic forced many through the open gates of esports, but while the surge in activity is now over for...
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Singapore Gaming

article Singapore Sets Up Esports and Gaming Trade Body (8/11/2020)
(Singapore) -- Singapore has set up a trade body to monitor and develop gaming and esports in the region called the Singapore Games Association (SGGA). The trade body...
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Video Gaming

article Pandemic drives job and revenue growth for Orlando gaming studios, including EA Sports (8/11/2020)
(Florida) -- Daryl Holt typically has a growing stack of video games in his personal game room, titles the Electronic Arts Inc. vice president plans to play whenever he...
article Trump banned TikTok and WeChat. Are video games next? (8/8/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Trump’s two executive orders targeting Chinese companies went public just after 6 p.m. Pacific on Thursday. The first went after...
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MGM Resorts

article Barry Diller's IAC Takes $1 Billion Stake in MGM Resorts With Eye on Online Gaming (8/10/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActive said Monday it had taken a 12 percent interest in global hospitality and entertainment company MGM Resorts...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article Slow Start in Terms of Revenue for DC Lottery, Says a Report (8/8/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The sports betting platform in Washington D.C. – GambetDC launched back on May 30. Until August 3 it has seen only $1.2 million in sports...
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Michigan Gaming

article Michigan Could be Biggest Online Gambling Market in the U.S. (8/7/2020)
(Michigan) -- MichiganSharp.com projects that online casinos and poker alone in the state could earn as much as $250 million in first-year operations, bringing in a...
article Michigan Regulators File Updated Draft Rules For Online Gambling (7/24/2020)
(Michigan) -- Legal online gambling in Michigan is creeping ever closer on the calendar. The latest step on the long road to launch came this week in the form of a new,...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article PA Online Poker Bubble Bursts: Hopes Of Partypoker Launch On Hold For Now (8/7/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) had its monthly meeting on Wednesday. Two important iGaming companies received their permanent licenses,...
article Four Lessons From The First Year Of Legal Online Gambling In Pennsylvania (7/27/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- July 15 marked the end of an eventful first year of legal online gambling in Pennsylvania. Coincidentally, the anniversary also turned out to mark the...
article A Story Of Unparalleled Growth: Year One Of Online Gambling In Pennsylvania (7/22/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania has just turned the page on a first year of legal online gambling that was, by most measures, a resounding success. Operators in the state...
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Poarch Creek

article Wind Creek Launches Pennsylvania’s 11th Online Casino (8/7/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Wind Creek Bethlehem went live with its online casino on Wednesday. It’s the tenth to launch in the Pennsylvania market, which turned one-year-...
article Wind Creek launches its online gambling platform in Pennsylvania (8/6/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The owner of Wind Creek Bethlehem has launched its online gambling platform in Pennsylvania, the latest casino in the state to offer internet slots and...
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New Jersey Gaming

article PointsBet and Twin River link up for New Jersey online casino launch (8/6/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Global sportsbook operator PointsBet has formalized a multi-year partnership this week with Twin River Worldwide Holdings. The alliance heralds the...
article German Gaming Giant Tipico Adds NetEnt Catalog To New Jersey Online Casino Plans (8/4/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Online gaming supplier NetEnt has struck struck a content deal with German sportsbook Tipico for its digital debut in New Jersey.
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UK Gambling

article Ministers consider plans for £100 loss limit on gambling websites (8/5/2020)
(UK) -- Gambling websites could introduce a £100 loss limit to protect lower-income customers under plans being considered by ministers. New industry-wide "...
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Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Sports App Quietly Goes Live in Increasingly Competitive New Jersey Market (8/5/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Wynn Sports, a unit of Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN), is live with a mobile sports wagering application in New Jersey, becoming the 18th sports betting app...
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Fantasy Sports

article LEGAL BLOG: Daily Fantasy Sports Decisions Risk Clouding Legal Landscap (8/4/2020)
(USA) -- The daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry is immensely popular in the United States, with millions of registered users and an estimated annual revenue in excess...
article PODCAST: The Future Of Bookmaking With FanDuel's CEO Matt King (7/29/2020)
(Internet) -- We may have booked one of Michael Barr's favorite guests in the world… no it's not Barry Sanders…. It's FanDuel CEO Matthew King...
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Sports Betting

article Another FanDuel Sportsbook Palp Leads To NJ, IN Investigations (8/4/2020)
(USA) -- A pricing error and subsequent withheld payout on a Major League Soccer game last month led to multiple state investigations for FanDuel Sportsbook. Multiple...
article Soccer bets, unpaid, under review in New Jersey, Indiana (8/4/2020)
(USA) -- Gaming regulators in multiple states have been examining dozens of soccer bets that sportsbook FanDuel has withheld payment on for weeks, leaving bettors...
article BLOG: Lawmakers Foster Misconceptions About Sports Betting, Importance Of Mobile (8/3/2020)
(USA) -- Operators and gaming advocates continue to face familiar old obstacles when lobbying legislators. Among other issues, there is a misunderstanding of the benefit...
article Who founded Barstool Sports? (7/27/2020)
(Internet) -- Barstool Sports, a media company known as much for its raunchy humor and big personalities as it is for its sports coverage, has come a long way since its...
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DraftKings

article Expect DraftKings To Go Live With Sports Betting In Illinois This Week (8/3/2020)
(Illinois) -- It appears that DraftKings will be the next sports betting operator to go live in Illinois — and likely this week. Industry sources have been...
article DraftKings’ Fate Is Tied to Pro Sports During the Pandemic (8/3/2020)
(Wall Street) -- When you think about companies that should be feeling the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, DraftKings ) is definitely up there.
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International Game Technology

article FanDuel, IGT Tighten Long-Term US Online Gambling Alliance (8/3/2020)
(Nevada) -- FanDuel and International Game Technology (IGT) announced on Monday a deal to expand and extend their online gambling and sports betting partnership through...
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Malta Gaming

press release Wirecard processed payments for Mafia-linked online casino in Malta (8/3/2020)
(Malta) -- A Maltese online casino run by the dangerous ’Ndrangheta mafia, had its payments processed by Wirecard right up to 2017, the Financial Times has...
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New York Gaming

article Online sports betting industry sees potential opening in New York (8/1/2020)
(New York) -- Income tax revenues going to the state have collapsed under the economic plight of Covid-19. Sales tax receipts are off, as are gas taxes, hotel taxes and...
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Flutter Entertainment

article FanDuel CEO Sees College Sports Down in 2020 Season (7/31/2020)
(Internet) -- Matt King, chief executive officer of FanDuel Inc.,, discusses the outlook for sports betting amid the Covid-19 pandemic on "Bloomberg Technology....
article FanDuel loses bet at Fed Circuit over remote gambling patent fight (7/29/2020)
(New York) -- A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld part of a patent that a sports-betting spin-off of Cantor Fitzgerald LP had accused FanDuel Inc of infringing.
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Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Gambling companies used to launder funds from Twitter hack (7/31/2020)
(Internet) -- The recent high-profile hack of Twitter saw many of the platform’s biggest names suddenly posting that users could profit by sending them digital...
article Twitter hackers attempt to launder funds by moving them to P2P and gambling platforms. (7/21/2020)
(Internet) -- According to the Blockchain forensics firm Ciphertrace report, funds obtained by the Twitter hackers in the ‘giveaway’ scam have been moved to...
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Pala Tribe

article Unibet Sportsbook Launches in Indiana on the Pala Interactive Gaming Platform (7/31/2020)
(Indiana) -- Pala Interactive follow on from their successful launch of Kindred Group's Unibet brand in Pennsylvania by launching Unibet in Indiana, right as the...
article Pala Interactive takes Kindred’s Unibet brand into Indiana (7/31/2020)
(Indiana) -- Pay-to-play and social gaming platform specialist Pala Interactive has launched Kindred Group‘s Unibet brand in Indiana. The initiative follows the...
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Churchill Downs

article Churchill Downs leans on online betting to offset COVID casino closure (7/29/2020)
(Wall Street) -- US casino and betting operator Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) leaned hard on its TwinSpires advance deposit wagering site after its land-based...
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Skill-Based Gaming

article GameCo Approved To Bring Skill-Based Online Gambling To New Jersey (7/29/2020)
(New Jersey) -- GameCo, the self-described inventor of video game gambling, has received its license from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). Per a...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Massachusetts Betting Amendment Proposes 30% Tax on Online Wagering (7/28/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts lawmakers have voted amendments on House Bill 4879 to expand the scope of online lotteries in the state and increase sports betting tax...
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Sports Leagues

article Betting stocks fall amid MLB cancellations due to COVID-19 outbreak (7/28/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Shares of companies with sports betting operations were hit hard after two Major League Baseball (MLB) games scheduled for Monday night were postponed...
article Baseball Is Back. And Online Sports Betting Is Swinging for the Fences. (7/24/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting sites in New Jersey were aggressive in offering attractive odds to bettors on the opening games for Major League Baseball on Thursday,...
article MLB to lay groundwork for in-game gambling during a season fans must watch from home (7/20/2020)
(California) -- When the Dodgers open their season Thursday, Major League Baseball would you like to watch with your phone in hand. With ballparks closed to the public...
article Baseball Is Back, So Fox Sports Has Launched a Redesigned App (7/20/2020)
(Internet) -- Fox Sports has released what it claims is a “completely redesigned” app for livestreaming games, real-time scores, breaking news and more — timed for the...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Rhode To Redemption? Mobile RI Sports Betting Bill Signed (7/23/2020)
(Rhode Island) -- Nearly a year after mobile RI sports betting launched, the state legislature finally righted a major flaw in the law. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo...
article Rhode Island Moves Closer To Remote Mobile Sports Betting Registration (7/20/2020)
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island’s initiative to enact remote registration for sports bets has entered the home stretch, after state lawmakers passed both HB 8097 and SB...
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Mobile Gaming

article Could Mobile Sports Betting Come To New York Amid COVID-19? (7/19/2020)
(New York) -- Leadership in the New York Assembly is polling members on whether they’d back the legalization of mobile sports betting. This survey comes after the...
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Australia Gaming

article Australian media watchdog to block 11 more gambling sites (7/18/2020)
(Australia) -- The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is preparing to order the country’s internet service providers to block access to an...
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Philippines Gaming

article Pandemic threatens to burst Philippines’ online gaming bubble (7/18/2020)
(Philippines) -- WITH the twin global gaming centers of Macau and Las Vegas bleeding millions of dollars daily as casinos stand empty, the much smaller online gaming...
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Other News

article Penn National’s Barstool Sportsbook App To Launch in PA First (8/7/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National Gaming will be releasing the Barstool Sportsbook app next month in Pennsylvania and expanding to more states at the beginning of 2021.
article Penn National’s Barstool Sportsbook App To Launch in PA First (8/7/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National Gaming will be releasing the Barstool Sportsbook app next month in Pennsylvania and expanding to more states at the beginning of 2021.
article Baseball betting booms at sportsbooks on opening weekend (7/27/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The $100,000 baseball bets, one after another, started coming in over the weekend at the sportsbook at Borgata, the last casino in Atlantic City, New...
article Baseball betting booms at sportsbooks on opening weekend (7/27/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The $100,000 baseball bets, one after another, started coming in over the weekend at the sportsbook at Borgata, the last casino in Atlantic City, New...
article Greece online gambling revenue fell 40% in first five months of 2020 (7/27/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece’s online gambling market suffered a 40% revenue decline over the first five months of 2020 as sports halted due to COVID-19.
article Why Esports Is The "Blue Ocean" Of US Sports betting (7/27/2020)
(Internet) -- Nobody ever got rich following the crowd. And in the US market, one way to go against the flow could be to embrace esports betting. As multi-billion dollar...
article Why Esports Is The "Blue Ocean" Of US Sports betting (7/27/2020)
(Internet) -- Nobody ever got rich following the crowd. And in the US market, one way to go against the flow could be to embrace esports betting. As multi-billion dollar...
article SCHUETZ: I’m Just a Casino Guy (7/13/2020)
(USA) -- Casinos today depend on technology to such an extent that the human touch and common sense are often overlooked. The recent mistake made by Bellagio and BetMGM...
article Consolidation Both A Blessing And A Curse For US Online Gambling (7/8/2020)
(USA) -- Few industries are evolving more rapidly right now than US online gambling. In particular, the 2018 repeal of PASPA and ensuing legalization of sports betting...
article Consolidation Both A Blessing And A Curse For US Online Gambling (7/8/2020)
(USA) -- Few industries are evolving more rapidly right now than US online gambling. In particular, the 2018 repeal of PASPA and ensuing legalization of sports betting...
article Bolivia eyes online gambling regulation to boost employment (6/30/2020)
(Bolivia) -- Bolivia is the latest jurisdiction taking a fresh look at legalizing online gambling as the country’s efforts to disrupt unauthorized operations prove...
article Video exclusive: Betsson Group CEO on the return of sports betting… and Liverpool FC (6/26/2020)
(UK) -- The stars aligned for Betsson Group CEO Jesper Svensson on Friday morning, as it transpired his scheduled video interview with Gambling Insider was taking place...
article Norway asking banks how they block payments to int’l gambling sites (6/17/2020)
(Norway) -- Norway’s gambling regulator is conducting a survey of how local banks block transactions involving online gambling operators the government doesn...
article Betsson, Bethard fined by Swedish online gambling regulator (6/10/2020)
(Sweden) -- Online gambling operators Betsson and Bethard have been warned and fined by Sweden’s gambling regulator for bonus offer and underage betting violations.
article Sweden’s gambling ops offer alternatives to online casino restrictions (6/8/2020)
(Sweden) -- Sweden’s online gambling operators have some suggestions for how the government might better protect consumers, while the state-run Svenska Spel wants...
article TheScore CEO John Levy on why sports betting is going mainstream (6/2/2020)
(Canada) -- Sports media and betting are on their way to being inextricably intertwined. “If you look at the traditional way sports betting has been launched in...
article IBIA signs MoU with Speel Verantwoord (6/2/2020)
(Netherlands) -- The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has struck a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dutch online gambling trade association...
article Pariplay seals Estoril Sol partnership (6/2/2020)
(Portugal) -- iGaming content developer Pariplay has struck a supplier agreement with Estoril Sol Digital, the online arm of land-based casino operator Estoril Sol Group.
article FANDOM Appoint Segev LLP In iGaming Licence Endeavours (6/2/2020)
(British Columbia) -- FANDOM SPORTS Media has appointed Segev LLP as the lead lawyer on all global iGaming licencing endeavours. The Company will conduct a strategic...
article There are actually a ton of sports to bet on right now (5/19/2020)
(USA) -- In mid-March, when the sports world essentially shut itself completely down due to COVID-19, there was a gigantic void, not only for sports fans but for...

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