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888 obtains sports betting license for Virginian market

iGaming giant 888 has increased its influence in the US gambling market after receiving a licence to provide its sports betting services in Virginia.  The operator will launch its offerings in collaboration with Sports Illustrated magazine, whose parent company — Authentic Brand Holdings (ABH) — it partnered with in June.  What will 888 do in …

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Sportradar and PointsBet agree partnership

Sports data supplier Sportradar has agreed to a multi-year partnership with PointsBet to enhance its US sportsbook offerings.  Sportradar will supply several forms of data to improve the betting experience for PointsBet’s customers in various states.  Details of the Sportradar and PointsBet partnership Sportradar will provide data for PointsBet US in several sports. These include …

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Colorado sports betting handle hits record $491.5m in October

Colorado has joined the list of sports betting states to post record figures for October. According to the latest figures from Colorado’s betting market, sportsbooks in the state processed a combined $491.5m in wagers for the month of October. Colorado will now join the list of states with sports betting to have benefited from October’s …

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888 and Betway receive sports betting licenses in Virginia

Both 888 and Betway are the latest sports betting operators to have received a license for sports betting in the state of Virginia. This comes after the Virginia Lottery approved PointsBet’s Virginia license earlier this month. Two new operators approved in Virginia The Virginia Lottery, which oversees sports betting in the state of Virginia, posted …

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Judge denies Seminole Tribe’s motion to continue offering sports betting in Florida

On Wednesday, US District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich denied the Seminole Tribe’s request for a stay to continue offering sports betting in Florida. This comes after Friedrich ruled on Monday that the Seminole’s amended compact to offer sports betting was in violation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA). Judge rejects Seminole’s request On late …

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New Hampshire posts record-breaking sports betting figures for October

New Hampshire is the latest state with legal sports betting to post record-breaking figures for the month of October. According to the latest figures from the New Hampshire Lottery, Bettors in the state wagered a combined $98.2m on sporting events in October. October’s sports betting handle figure has smashed the previous record of $68.1m from …

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Senator Addabbo calls for January launch after New York mobile betting rules are finalized

Following the publication of mobile sports betting rules in New York, State Senator Joseph Addabbo has suggested the Empire State’s mobile betting market could go live in January. The New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) approved final rules for mobile sports betting on Wednesday. NYSGC approves rules for mobile betting On Wednesday, the NYSGC published …

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