Sports betting

Ocean Downs and Hollywood Casino Perryville obtain sports betting licenses from Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission

In Maryland, the state's gaming commission has granted sports betting licenses to Ocean Downs Casino in Berlin and Hollywood Casino in Perryville after determining the two operators qualify for the licenses, pu...

Louisiana Gaming Control Board approves Harrah’s Louisiana Downs sale

The gaming regulator for the southern American state of Louisiana has reportedly approved the sale of the 280-acre Harrah's Louisiana Downs facility to Rubico Acquisition Corporation for $22 million. Accordi...

SoftSwiss adds new partner SmartSoft to Game Aggregator; Sportsbook platform product gains new Hunting bonus type

On the heels of enhancing its sportsbook platform, SoftSwiss has finalized a new partnership with Tbilisi-headquartered online gaming software provider, SmartSoft, integrating the Georgian firm's games portfoli...

Irish government due to consider comprehensive gambling legislation

In Ireland and the government of Prime Minister Micheal Martin is reportedly preparing to propose wide-ranging legislation that would largely ban complimentary bets and establish a new regulator to oversee the ...

Penn National completes $2 billion acquisition of Canadian digital media company “theScore”

Land-based casino and racetrack operator Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN:NASDAQ) has completed the purchase of Toronto-based digital media company Score Media and Gaming Inc. (theScore) in a $2 billion cash and...

New Jersey sportsbooks surpass $1 billion handle mark for September

The numerous online and land-based sportsbooks serving the American state of New Jersey reportedly set a nationwide record in September after becoming the first to collectively process over $1 billion in monthl...

Sportradar AG warns of rising prevalence of football betting corruption

Sports data intelligence specialist Sportradar AG has reportedly announced that global football continues to be the sport most at risk of corruption with 655 suspicious wagers having been placed since the start...