British Columbia Supreme Court approves Penn National’s acquisition of theScore

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued a final order approving the deal that will see Penn National Gaming acquire Toronto-based theScore. This comes after the deal received approval from the Minister of Canadian Heritage under the Investment Canada Act, last week. Another approval for the deal The Supreme Court of British Columbia has …

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BGC launches its new “Take Time to Think” safer gambling campaign

The UK gambling industry’s standards body, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has launched its new “Take Time to Think” campaign to promote safer gambling. This comes after GamCare launched the Big Deal campaign to advise university students on the risks associated with gambling earlier this month. The BGC’s campaign The BGC’s “Take Time to …

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Golden Nugget goes live in Virginia and West Virginia

The online operator Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) has launched its sportsbook in Virginia and West Virginia via a partnership with Scientific Games. This comes after it was announced back in August that DraftKings would acquire GNOG in a deal worth $1.56bn. Golden Nugget’s launches With the launch of Golden Nugget’s sportsbook product in Virginia, …

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Connecticut to soft launch online betting and gaming on October 12

Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) has given its approval for the soft launch of online sports betting and online casino gaming in the state from tomorrow (12 October). This comes after sports betting went live at Connecticut’s land-based tribal casinos at the end of September. Online gambling soft launch to begin tomorrow Connecticut’s DCP …

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The UK’s ICO supports a single customer view approach in consultation response

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has come out in support of efforts to build a single customer view, which will see data on an individuals’ spending shared between businesses to reduce potential harms. The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s regulatory body for data protection issues. ICO back single customer view The ICO’s support …

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Canadian government approves Penn National’s deal to acquire theScore

The Minister of Canadian Heritage has given Penn National Gaming approval to acquire the Toronto-based theScore, under the Investment Canada Act. This comes after Penn National announced plans to acquire theScore back in August. Penn receives approval from the Canadian government The US gambling giant Penn National Gaming has received approval from the Minister of …

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Sports betting goes live at Louisiana tribal casino

Louisiana is the latest state to see sports betting go live following the opening of a Betfred-branded sportsbook at the Paragon Casino Resort on Wednesday. This comes after Louisiana Governor John Bell Edwards signed legislation legalizing sports betting into law on 23 June. Betfred and Tunica-Biloxi Tribe launch sports betting On Tuesday, Betfred announced that …

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Evolution and Betway agree partnership for New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Evolution has signed an agreement with the online operator Betway for the provision of its online Live Casino and First Person RNG-based casino games in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The Super Group-owned operator Betway is live in the US through a brand licensing agreement with Digital Gaming Corporation (DGC). The deal also comes after Evolution …

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