Reading Time: 3 minutes

Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! It was again an eventful week in the USA, despite the still-active virus attack.

Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news, new partnerships and new appointments. Read on and get updated.

Latest news

Wizards District Gaming, the affiliate team of Washington Wizards in the NBA 2K League, has won the 2020 NBA 2K League Championship. They defeated Warriors Gaming Squad in Game 4 of the finals to secure a 3-1 win.

International Game Technology (IGT) has expanded its PlaySports offering for the U.S. sports betting market with the formation of its full-service Trading Team based in Las Vegas. The team adds another dimension of service to the most widely deployed B2B sports betting solution in the U.S. market.

Greek gaming company INTRALOT Inc. has congratulated Idaho Lottery for announcing $55.5 million in total dividends for the fiscal year. The Lottery has so far offered $961.5 million in dividends since its inception.

Casino Reopening

Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, has stated the state’s plan for reopening the casinos. The state’s four commercial casinos and 11 racinos, which were closed in March due to the Covid-19 breakout, will be re-opening soon.

Partnerships

Gaming Realms has signed its first multi-state agreement with its existing partner Rush Street Interactive (RSI), as it continues to focus on increasing its presence in the US. Gaming Realms’ Slingo Originals content will now be directly integrated into RSI’s platform.

Boyd Gaming Corporation has extended its partnership with the FanDuel Group to launch FanDuel Par-A-Dice Sportsbook in the state of Illinois. Punters in Illinois can use FanDuel’s industry-leading online and mobile sports betting platform.

BetRivers.com, the award-winning sportsbook platform, is joining hands with the sports betting network VSiN to launch Rush Hour, which will be the first-ever national sports betting show broadcast from a sportsbook in Illinois.

Scientific Games Corporation has expanded its partnership with Wynn Resorts to power Wynn Sports’ digital sports betting offer in Colorado and Indiana. In both the states, Scientific Games will provide Wynn Sports with the OpenSports enterprise solution.

Zixi has partnered with Telstra Broadcast Services. Telstra and the Zixi ZEN Master control plane have aligned to provide stable, secure and cost-effective distribution of high-quality video content over IP to Telstra’s customers and partners worldwide as part of its Telstra Global Media Network.

New Appointments

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has appointed Kevin Lowry as the Assistant General Manager of Mohegan Sun Connecticut. He will oversee finance, gaming, cashiering, tenant and retail operations at Mohegan Sun.

New Launchings

Americas Cardroom, a premier online poker company in the USA, has launched a Public Trello Board. Trello is a well-known collaboration tool used by organisations of all stripes to organise projects into visually appealing and user-friendly boards.

BetMGM, the company owned jointly by MGM Resorts and GVC Holdings, has launched BetMGM Casino in West Virginia. BetMGM Casino will launch with 30 games including the best-in-class Blackjack and Roulette games.

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has announced an all-new lineup of gaming gear at the Meta Buffs online launch event. The lineup features the new ROG Strix GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards. ROG also introduced some other gaming peripherals including ROG Strix XF 120 fan and ROG Strix Scope RX gaming keyboard.

CaptainGambling, previously known as GamblingHero, has been launched in the USA. The company offers accurate and latest information on the status of legal casino gambling in the country. CaptainGambling provides information and reviews mainly in three categories: sportsbook, online casinos and online poker sites.

Acquisitions

TGS Esports has signed a letter of intent to acquire Pepper Esports, a leading competitive esports platform. The acquisition is expected to provide TGS with diverse new online revenue streams that include data monetisation, payment processing and recurring subscription revenue.

Powered by WPeMatico