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DraftKings, FanDuel Dominate Burgeoning NJ Sports Betting Market

DraftKings

The New Jersey sports betting market is three months old today and meaningful figures are now beginning to emerge. The latest numbers from the New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) show online sports betting is beginning to dominate the market — and DraftKings and FanDuel are streaking ahead as significant market leaders. DGE director…Read More

Football Season is Good for Business in New Jersey, SugarHouse Online Arm Learns

There’s more evidence of New Jersey’s insatiable appetite for betting on football games: the Garden State two-year-old online arm of land-based SugarHouse Casino announced that its revenues have more than doubled in only one month with the arrival of college and professional football. The Pennsylvania-based casino launched PlaySugarHouse.com in New Jersey in 2016 with slot…Read More

Boyaa Interactive CEO Imprisoned in China on Bribery Charges

The CEO of online games company Boyaa Interactive will serve a 12-month prison sentence in China for bribery. The Hong Kong-based social games outfit announced Friday that Zhang Wei had failed in his appeal to have the charges quashed by the Higher People’s Court of Shenzhen and had resigned as CEO. He was initially sentenced…Read More

Penn National, SugarHouse Casino Latest Online Gaming Licencees in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania online licenses Penn National SugarHouse

Five casinos have now been approved for online gaming by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), after Sugar House and Penn National Gaming were granted licenses during Wednesday’s board meeting. Along with SugarHouse and PNG, Parx, Harrah’s, and Mount Airy casinos all previously received licenses from the PGCB as well. Ready to Roll In a…Read More

Chinese Government Announces Harsher Punishment for Online Lottery Sales Just Days After Admonishing Apple Over Gambling Apps

In China — where most gambling is illegal — the government is taking more and more austere measures to curb the popular activity among its citizens. But online gambling in particular is proving to be the most challenging to contain for Chinese authorities. On Tuesday, Chinese leaders announced plans to “severely crack down on any…Read More

WSOP.com Coming to Pennsylvania, as Caesars Hails Online Gaming License

WSOP.com

Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE) confirmed Monday that its WSOP.com brand will launch shortly in Pennsylvania along with its Caesars Casino, once regulators agree “go live” conditions have been satisfied. The company was granted a license to offer online poker and casino games in Pennsylvania, in partnership with Caesars Entertainment’s Harrah’s Philadelphia, last Wednesday. It’s not…Read More

Resorts Atlantic City to Launch Sports Book Wednesday

Resorts Atlantic City

A week after Resorts Atlantic City became the first entrant to New Jersey’s online sports betting market with tech partner DraftKings, its new land-based offering is now ready to go. At 11am on Wednesday The Resorts Sports Book will become the seventh land-based operation to join the emerging New Jersey market since the state won…Read More

FanDuel Group Receives West Virginia Sports Betting License

nDuel gets West Virginia sports betting license

West Virginia is issuing its first sports betting licenses. On Friday, The FanDuel Group received a license to operate a sports book in the Mountain State, in partnership with historic, luxury hotel resort, The Greenbrier, Sportshandle.com reports. But the Greenbrier won’t be the first into the market. The West Virginia Lottery Commission’s general counsel, Danielle…Read More

Apple Targets Innocent Developers in Hunt for Unlicensed Gambling Apps

Apple

Apple was accused this week of accidentally eliminating licensed apps in search of the bad apples. The tech giant has been scavenging through its app store in search of unlicensed gambling platforms and innocent developers say they’re getting inadvertently caught in the net. According to the BBC, a Polish magazine, a gif-sharing service, and a…Read More

DraftKings Launches Trial Version of First Mobile Sports Betting App in New Jersey

DraftKings online mobile betting

DraftKings and its partner, Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, received approval to begin accepting online sports bets, the first operator to be allowed to do so since legal sports betting launched in New Jersey. The DraftKings Sportsbook app was available to a limited number of users on Wednesday, as it entered a trial period…Read More

MGM and Boyd Gaming Team Up for ‘Unprecedented’ Sports Betting Partnership

MGM and Boyd

MGM and Boyd Gaming have agreed a landmark deal that will allow both parties to offer online gambling services in jurisdictions where either Boyd Gaming or MGM Resorts operate physical casino resorts and where online licenses are available. The agreement will allow both parties to extend their presence across the patchwork of state jurisdictions that…Read More

Beau Rivage and Gold Strike to Launch Sports Betting in Mississippi Wednesday

Sports betting in Mississippi

Sports betting will arrive in Mississippi on Wednesday, as two MGM properties, the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi and Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, begin taking the state’s first ever legally licensed and taxed sports book wagers at noon CT. Mississippi will become the US third state, after Delaware and New Jersey,…Read More

Mississippi Sports Betting Misses Target Launch, Delayed by At Least Two Weeks, Says Gaming Commissioner

Mississippi sports betting

Mississippi sports betting became legal on Sunday, but the state’s first sports books won’t be up and running until another couple of weeks, at least, says the state’s gaming regulator. Nevertheless, Mississippi remains a shoo-in to become the third US state — after Delaware and New Jersey — to offer sports betting since the demise…Read More

Stars Group Becomes Sports Betting Giant, Completes $4.7 Billion Takeover of Sky Betting & Gaming

Stars Group completes Sky Betting & Gaming Acquisition

The Stars Group has finalized its $4.7 billion acquisition of UK online sports powerhouse Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG), a transaction that now makes it the largest publicly traded online gambling company in the world, according to Stars Group CEO Rafi Ashkenazi. The PokerStars parent, formerly known as Amaya, announced its intention in April to…Read More

US Net Neutrality Game Over…or is it? FCC Regulations Could Be Challenged by States, Opponents Still in the Ring

US net neutrality game over

US net neutrality had an open-casket wake on Monday, as Obama-era rules designed to safeguard an uncensored and equal opportunity internet were rolled back and replaced by a new set of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations that give more power to service providers in how they deliver online content to Americans. Under the old rules,…Read More