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17th November 2020

William Hill continues to lead DC betting market in October

William Hill’s land-based sportsbook in Washington DC continued to outperform the DC Lottery’s Gambet sports betting app in October. According to the latest figures from the DC Lottery, William Hill’s land-based sportsbook at the Capital One Arena continued to outperform the District’s mobile betting app in October. This marks the third month in a row…

17th November 2020

Tennessee bettors wager $27.4m in first week of betting

Bettors in the state of Tennessee wagered $24.7m in the first seven days of legal sports wagering. According to data from the Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL), the state’s licensing board, bettors in the state wagered $27.4m on sports in the first week of legal betting operations. This comes after the state’s online-only sports betting market…

17th November 2020

Michigan to close casinos again as coronavirus cases surge

Casinos in the state of Michigan have been ordered to close their doors to the public again amid a rise in coronavirus cases. Casinos in the state of Michigan will be forced to close their doors again this week under new coronavirus measures implemented by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Michigan’s new restrictions The new restrictions, which…

16th November 2020

Illinois bettors wager $305m on sporting events in September

Illinois betting handle surpassed $300m in September but sportsbooks generated little revenue. According to the latest figures from the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB), bettors in the state wagered $305.1m on sporting events in September representing a significant increase on the $140m wagered the month prior. Land-based sportsbooks accounted for $22.1m of the state’s total handle…

16th November 2020

NJ sportsbooks post record $803m handle in October

New Jersey sportsbooks have set another sports betting record in the US sports betting space. According to the latest figures from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE), bettors in the Garden State wagered a record $803m on sporting events in October. October’s handle was up more than $50m on the $748.6m wagered in…

8th October 2020

US sports betting handle hits new highs in August

The US’ gambling industry continued its recovery in August and was helped largely by record sports betting figures.  Players wagered $2.1 billion, which put $119.4 million in the pockets of licensed sportsbooks in the country.  Sports betting was bolstered by the resumption of major events towards the end of July, as well as competitions that…

7th October 2020

Illinois betting doubles in August

Regulated online gambling in Illinois more-than-doubled in August, newly-released figures have revealed. Revenue jumped up by 106.5%, while there was also a significant rise in player stakes compared to July 2020. Online wagering was the most popular form of betting, with remote betting sign-ups re-enabled towards the end of August. How much did casinos in…

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1st September 2020

FanDuel launches sportsbook app in Illinois

FanDuel has become the third operator to launch a sports betting app in the state of Illinois. On Friday, FanDuel became the third mobile sports betting operator to launch a mobile betting product in the state of Illinois, joining DraftKings and BetRivers. The FanDuel sportsbook app On 19 August, FanDuel’s partner in Illinois, Par-A-Dice Casino,…

28th August 2020

theScore partners with Twin River for online casino launch in NJ

TheScore has revealed plans to launch its online casino product in New Jersey via a deal with Twin River. The Canadian sports betting and media giant, theScore has announced a market access agreement with Twin River Worldwide Holdings for online casino gambling in the state of New Jersey. The market access deal Under the agreement,…

28th August 2020

BetMGM launches online casino platform in West Virginia

BetMGM has launched its online casino platform in the state of West Virginia. BetMGM, the sports betting brand operated by the joint venture between GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has launched its online casino product in the state of West Virginia. This marks the second online casino platform to enter the Mountain State after DraftKings…

27th August 2020

Colorado sports betting handle and revenue rise in July

Colorado’s sports betting market continued to record growth in the month of July. According to the latest figures from the Colorado Department of Revenue, bettors in the state wagered $59.2m on sports in July, up 55.4% from the $38.1m wagered in June. Online accounted for the majority of betting activity, with bettors in the state…

15th July 2020

New Jersey sports betting revenue rises in June

New Jersey’s sports betting revenue grew in June despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the latest figures from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE), sports betting revenue in June amounted to $12.6m representing a 30.3% year-on-year increase on the $9.7m generated in June 2019. June’s sports betting revenue was also…