Cincinnati councilman with ties to sports betting charged with bribing

Cincinnati councilman P.G. Sittenfeld was arrested by the FBI last week on bribery charges, including a promise to develop a brick-and-mortar sportsbook in the city once Ohio legalizes sports betting.

Fight continues to bring sports betting to Massachusetts

Gaming companies, sports entities draft letter to state legislature to leverage action.

Bill Pascrell III: US online gaming market “booming”

The US gaming market will become the “strongest on the globe” within the next two to three years, according to Bill Pascrell, III.

Golden Nugget gains market access in West Virginia

Online operator working with The Greenbrier Hotel in the Mountain State.

IGT to power Play Maverick sports betting in Colorado

Gaming provider IGT has announced a new partnership with Maverick Gaming, the owner of three Colorado casinos and the Play Maverick sports betting app.

Massachusetts sports betting effort faces another setback

The Massachusetts Senate rejected the addition of sports betting to its fiscal 2021 budget, marking the latest setback for sports wagering proponents in the Bay State.

New peer-to-peer wagering platform raises $3m in seed funding

NBA’s Bradley Beal among investors in skilled-based, esports betting company Pllay.

Bally's, Sinclair Broadcast Group sign sports betting partnership

Twenty-one Fox Regional Sports Networks will be rebranded using the Bally's name.

Golden Nugget secures market access to Illinois

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) has entered into a definitive agreement with Danville Development, giving it market access to online sports betting and online gaming in Illinois.

Caesars and William Hill reach agreement on recommended share offer

One more step taken in mega-merger between operator duo.

Pointsbet sportsbook launches in Colorado

Australian-based Pointsbet has launched its mobile sportsbook in Colorado, as state it has invested heavily in over the previous months.

Wind Creek Bethlehem partners with Betfred USA Sports for sportsbook launch

Pennsylvania’s Wind Creek Bethlehem has launched a retail sportsbook in partnership with Betfred USA Sports.

AGA CEO: The show must go on for US casino industry

Bill Miller, American Gaming Association (AGA) president and CEO, speaks with Gaming America about the US casino industry's efforts to return to normality since casinos reopened. This article originally featured in Gaming America's recent US CEO special magazine.

Illinois Gov. Pritzker orders shutdown of casinos as Covid-19 cases rise

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered a temporary shutdown of casinos and video gaming terminals effective Friday at midnight as the state tries to contain a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

Pennsylvania sportsbooks bring in record $526m handle for October

Pennsylvania online and retail sportsbooks reported a record $526m in handle for the month of October, a 118% year-on-year jump.

Fairmount Park Racetrack taking FanDuel’s name

Operator makes multi-million-dollar investment in Illinois racing facility.

NCAA concerned with rise of prop wagers, bettors’ access to college athletes

An NCAA executive expressed caution over legalized sports betting’s growing popularity and the pitfalls it raises for college athletes.

Sports betting handle in Illinois more than doubles as football returns

Bettors made $140m in wagers in August, $305m in September

Virginia Lottery reviewing 25 sports betting permits

The Virginia Lottery has announced it is reviewing 25 applications for mobile sports betting permits.

FanDuel adds 450,000 customers during Q3, online sportsbook market share grows to 46%

Flutter Entertainment reported FanDuel has maintained its top position in the US online sportsbook market with new customer acquisition of 450,000 during Q3.