Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – February 7-13

By | February 15, 2022
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Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news, new partnerships and new acquisitions. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

WynnBET, the online sports betting and casino app from Wynn Resorts, has announced that its online sports betting platform is now live in the state of New York. Players in New York can download WynnBET on the Apple App and Google Play Store.

The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (NYS OASAS) has announced the launch of “Stick to the Game Plan” campaign. The goal of this new multi-faceted campaign is to bring awareness to problem gambling and how to prevent it, and to help direct people in need to problem gambling services.

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana and Quick Custom Intelligence jointly announced that the QCI Slot Platform has been selected and is being deployed at their new property in Northern Indiana. QCI Slots optimises gaming product mix by understanding player interaction at a deeper level, which machines perform best, and which to remove from the floor without impacting revenue.

PointsBet Canada has been approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario as a licensed sportsbook in the province.


Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the iGaming industry, has made another expansion into Latin America by signing a deal with Bet7K in Brazil. As per the deal, the operator will receive Pragmatic Play’s top-performing array of slots, including the recent release The Ultimate 5, multi-award-winning Gates of Olympus and the hugely popular John Hunter series.

MGM Resorts International, BetMGM and National Hockey League announced a multi-year extension of their groundbreaking partnership. As an official sports betting and resort partner of the NHL, BetMGM and MGM Resorts will continue using NHL brands to enhance the experience for both customers and guests. BetMGM and MGM Resorts will continue to be integrated into the NHL’s jewel events, with camera-visible signage and on-site activation opportunities.

AGON by AOC, one of the world’s leading gaming monitor and IT accessories brands, has announced the extension of its partnership with G2 Esports, one of the most successful and renowned esports organisations worldwide. First signed back in January 2018 and continuing to this day, this partnership enables the G2 Esports teams to train and compete with the most competitive gaming displays from the AGON PRO line-up.

PlayUp has announced a groundbreaking agreement with the Panther City Lacrosse Club of the National Lacrosse League. The agreement sees PlayUp become Panther City’s first sports gaming partner.

Talking Stick Resort has become the official casino sponsor of the WM Phoenix Open professional golf tournament. The partnership marks the start of a three-year agreement between the resort and the legendary PGA TOUR event, now in its 87th year.

Rush Street Interactive has announced that its award-winning BetRivers Sportsbook has become an official partner of the New Orleans Pelicans.

New Acquisition

Entain plc has announced that it has acquired Deis Ltd (Avid Gaming) for CAD300 million (approximately £174m) from Middlebrook Investments Limited. Avid Gaming owns Sports Interaction, Canada’s leading online sports betting brand. It is headquartered in Jersey (Channel Islands), with offices in the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke and Ireland.

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