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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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Betway secures new partnership with the New Jersey Devils

The Super Group-owned online gambling operator Betway has announced a multi-year partnership with the National Hockey League’s (NHL) New Jersey Devils. This comes after the operator secured licenses for gambling in Poland and Iowa last month. Betway’s partnership with the NJ Devils On Monday Betway’s parent company, Super Group, which recently entered into a business …

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Court ruling puts the brakes on Seminole sports betting in Florida

A District of Columbia judge has ruled that the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s compact with the state for sports wagering violates the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) and invalidated the agreement. With the ruling, sports betting in Florida, which would have launched on 1 November 2021, has essentially hit a brick wall. Last month, the …

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Penn National Gaming to open Hollywood Casino Morgantown on 22 December

US regional casino operator Penn National Gaming (PNG) is set to open its new Hollywood Casino Morgantown in Pennsylvania on 22 December, pending final regulatory approvals. The new casino project was approved by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) in June 2019, following a license auction.  Since then, PNG has invested approximately $111m in the …

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Maryland regulator hands out first sportsbook licenses

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission’s (MLGCC) Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) has issued five sports betting licenses to land-based casinos in the state. This comes after the SWARC requested supplemental ownership information from the applicants and decided a meeting would be held on 18 November to approve the licenses. Maryland regulator awards …

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Entain teams up with Charles Oakley for charity initiative

Entain’s non-profit charitable trust the Entain Foundation US has partnered with the National Basketball Association (NBA) player Charles Oakley on a new charity initiative. This comes after the Entain Foundation announced the launch of “EnTrain”, a new multi-million-pound global initiative to increase access to technology and improve diversity, earlier this month. The new initiative with …

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Caesars inks sports betting deal with Madison Square Garden

New York’s Madison Square Garden Sports Corporation (MSG Sports) and Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corporation (MSG Entertainment) have announced a multi-year agreement with Caesars Entertainment. This partnership comes after Caesars was one of nine operators to receive a mobile sports betting license in the state of New York. Earlier this month, BetMGM also entered a …

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