Kindred Group goes into the next phase in the US and adds Virginia to the list of successful entries in the fast growing US gambling market. Unibet will soon offer customers in Virginia a first-class online sportsbook experience.
Unibet Interactive, Kindred Group’s US arm, is awarded a direct market access mobile sports betting permit in Virginia.… Read the rest
The growing Esports and competitive-gaming phenomenon is continuing to rage on in 2021 and garner significant investor interest due to the massive opportunities. With the global Esports betting market on track to reach $13 billion by 2025, it has emerged as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and businesses and investors alike are looking to gain a share. … Read the rest
SLING TV, a leading live TV streaming service, launched a new exclusive sports betting information channel in collaboration with DraftKings. SLING TV subscribers and SLING Free users can now view real-time game scores and betting odds on the DraftKings Basketball channel.
“This new channel is just the beginning of how we plan to bring the DraftKings sports betting experience to SLING TV customers,” said Michael Schwimmer, President, SLING TV.… Read the rest
PointsBet, a premier global sportsbook operator, announced today a multiyear, exclusive partnership with the Korn Ferry Tour’s TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes, designating PointsBet the “Official Sports Betting Partner” of the tournament. The third annual event will take place July 5-11, 2021 at TPC Colorado and will feature the PGA TOUR’s next stars who currently compete on the Korn Ferry Tour.… Read the rest
Michigan online sportsbooks set fresh records for handle and revenue, reaching nearly $400 million in online and retail bets in March and surpassing $30 million in online revenue, while online casino revenue approached $100 million, according to PlayMichigan.
“With nearly $1 billion in lifetime bets now, it’s hard to understate just how unprecedented Michigan’s gaming expansion has been so far,” said Dustin Gouker, analyst for PlayMichigan.com.… Read the rest
Esports Technologies, a global provider of advanced esports wagering products and technology, announced the launch of its consumer platform, Gogawi, in Japan. Gogawi is available in more than 140 jurisdictions, is an immersive betting destination offering top tournaments and games 24×7.
Japan is the birthplace of many influential video games and game developers, and has had an enormous impact on global gaming culture.… Read the rest
Arizona will grow into a particularly lucrative market for its fledgling sports betting industry, capable of generating more than $3 billion in annual wagers and $200 million in annual gross gaming revenue, according to estimates by PlayAZ.com, which analyzes and researches the state’s regulated online gaming and sports betting market.
“Arizona is particularly exciting development for legal sports betting in the U.S.,… Read the rest
The Professional Fighters League (PFL) announced a new, multi-year partnership that designates DraftKings Inc. as the “Official Sportsbook and Daily Fantasy Partner of the PFL.” To start the season, wagering on PFL fights via DraftKings will be available for fans across the country, pending regulatory approvals.
The multi-faceted partnership will give MMA, daily fantasy and sports betting fans a truly unique viewing and gaming experience utilizing PFL’s proprietary SmartCage technology.… Read the rest
Following the passage of Arizona’s sports betting bill (House Bill 2772), ArizonaCasinos.com projects that the state at full maturity could produce $252 million in annual revenue. Using the minimum tax rate of 8% outlined in Arizona’s bill, that projection would yield $20,160,000 in yearly tax revenue for the state General Fund.… Read the rest
Real Luck Group Ltd. and its subsidiary companies doing business as “Luckbox” a leading provider of licensed, real money esports betting, is pleased to announce the addition of betting for VALORANT (a 5v5 first-person shooter game developed by Riot Games, launched in 2020) to its award-winning platform. The VALORANT addition increases Luckbox’s offering of esports betting types to 14.… Read the rest
New Jersey sportsbooks surged, including the largest retail handle in more than two years, but fell well short of the first $1 billion wagering month in U.S. sports betting history, according to PlayNJ.
“March represents a much-needed bounce back after a somewhat disappointing February,” said Dustin Gouker lead analyst for PlayNJ.com.… Read the rest
Pennsylvania’s retail and online sportsbooks took in more than $560 million in wagers, as March Madness helped spur betting to the second-highest monthly volume in state history, according to PlayPennsylvania.
“March’s results show just how important the NCAA Tournament can be in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, giving a huge boost to sportsbooks at a time when football is dormant,” said Dustin Gouker, lead analyst for PlayPennsylvania.com.… Read the rest
The Portland Timbers and Major League Soccer today announced that Luckii.com is the team’s official online gaming partner, with plans to collaborate on in-game and on-field sponsorships, online promotions, charitable efforts and IP rights, including a soon-to-be-released Timbers-themed game.
“We are thrilled to welcome Luckii as our official online gaming partner,” said Mike Golub, the team’s President of Business.
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The National Football League (NFL) announced their first-ever U.S. sportsbook partnerships naming three exclusive partners. As part of the multi-year agreement, FanDuel becomes an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NFL and will have the ability to leverage NFL marks within the sports betting category and activate around retail and online sports betting.… Read the rest