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New York opening lauded as ‘huge moment’ and ‘significant milestone’ by European suppliers

Legalised mobile sports betting in the state of New York is due to commence tomorrow (8 January), as the New York State Gambling Commission (NYSGC) approved licences for four operators.  Issuing an update this morning, the state regulatory body advised that each of the four licence holders had satisfied all necessary statutory and regulatory requirements for mobile sports betting.  Furthermore, …

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DraftKings and BetMGM triumph at inaugural SBC Awards North America

The SBC Awards North America 2021 saw a number of operators recognised for their contributions to the industry, including BetMGM, DraftKings, IGT PlaySports and Scientific Games. An audience of over 400 executives from the U.S. and Canadian sports betting and igaming scene attended the inaugural edition of the awards at The Edison Ballroom for a celebration of the sector’s achievements …

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Genius ups 2021 forecasts as investment soars to maximise US opportunities

Genius Sports has outlined that its US-focused expansion strategy is on course, having experienced significant growth in the third quarter of 2021 and striking partnerships with a number of major betting operators. Publishing its Q3 2021 trading update, the NYSE-registered sports data and technology provider detailed group revenue of $69.1 million, a 70% increase on the previous year’s figure of …

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Low6 becomes the supplier of the Official PGA TOUR Free-To-Play Game

Low6 has been named as the official provider of the PGA Tour free-to-play game, which will be presented exclusively by PointsBet. 

Low6 has been named as the supplier of the Official PGA TOUR Free-To-Play Game , which will be presented exclusively by PointsBet.  Strengthening Low6’s presence across the US market, the free-to-play game has been designed to enhance fan engagement through live in-play games with weekly prizes.  Jamie Mitchell, Low6 co-founder and CEO, commented: “We are delighted to be working with …

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SPACs remain a ‘core part’ of US sports betting despite ‘indigestion’

As the US sports betting industry continues to expand state-by-state, many operators are becoming increasingly drawn towards the prospect of public listings, a goal which SPACs can still play a key role in achieving, according to a panel of industry experts at the SBC Digital North America event. Moderated by Anton Kaszubowski, Director at Greenlaw Limited, the speakers on the …

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PointsBet acquires Banach to enhance US in-play wagering capability

ASX-listed sports betting operator PointsBet has announced that it has entered into a binding agreement (SPA) to acquire Banach Technology through its Irish subsidiary Lockspell. Dublin-based Banach is a specialist developer of sports betting risk management solutions, trading software and customised wagering functionalities – cashout, acca builders, build-a-bet components. The acquisition sees PointsBet bolster its technical and trading capacities, seeking …

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NBA nets PointsBet operator partnership

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has confirmed PointsBet as an authorised sports betting operator of the league. The multiyear partnership is the sportsbook’s first venture into a U.S professional sports league whilst the NBA has secured its 11th betting supplier, a list that includes William Hill and Unibet. Scott Kaufman-Ross, Senior Vice President, Head of Fantasy & Gaming, NBA stated: “We …

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Neds goes live with BetMakers Racing Channel

Australia-based BetMakers Technology Group has confirmed the launch of its new customised racing channel with wagering operator Pointsbet, which has gone live across the GVC Australia-owned Neds website. BetMakers has said that the new Racing Channel is currently live streaming over 2,000 international races across six operator sites, with coverage being shown from the US, UK, Ireland, Mexico and Canada. …

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