Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – July 31-August 6

By | August 8, 2023
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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 and new partnerships. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

Aristocrat Gaming and the National Football League released the first visuals of the new NFL-themed slot machines with the reveal of NFL Super Bowl Jackpots. This introductory new game will bring the largest sports brand in the US to casino floors across the country at the start of the 2023 NFL season.

Flutter Entertainment and Fox Corporation announced the decision to close the sports betting platform FOX Bet. A phased closure of FOX Bet’s operations will take place before August 31. Flutter operated FOX Bet as part of The Stars Group US along with the US-facing operations of PokerStars.

International Tennis Integrity Agency has confirmed that Bolivian tennis official Percy Flores has been suspended from the sport for 12 years and issued a $15,000 fine for multiple breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme. Flores, a white badge umpire who did not contest the ITIA’s charges, was found to have committed 31 breaches of the TACP between November 2021 and October 2022., the online platform that allows lottery players to securely order official state lottery tickets from their mobile phone, tablet or desktop, launched in New York. allows New Yorkers to order tickets for Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash4Life, New York Lotto and Pick 10.

Betr Holdings announced the launch of Betr Picks, a pick ’em style fantasy game to complement its existing real money and free-to-play online sports betting product, Betr Sportsbook.

A veteran gaming professional with experience in regulating sports betting in Massachusetts has joined the N.C. State Lottery Commission to lead its gaming compliance and sports betting division. Sterl Carpenter, who has more than 30 years of experience in the gaming industry, joined the commission in a new position, as deputy executive director of gaming compliance and sports betting.


eTeamSponsor has become the official fundraising partner of the National Esports Collegiate Conference. NECC schools can now use the eTeamSponsor digital fundraising system to raise funds for critical needs like faster computers, better internet speeds and the latest equipment to ensure the success of their esports programmes.

FanDuel has teamed up with former NFL tight end Rob Gronkowski to launch a new game named Gronk Spike Cornhole, which can be played for free or with real money. Based on Gronk’s favourite yard game, Gronk Spike Cornhole allows users to test their skills as they compete against Gronk throwing bags to the board by simply dragging their finger across the screen.

MGM Resorts announced the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will transition from its Identity loyalty programme to the company’s award-winning MGM Rewards loyalty programme beginning February 1, 2024, unlocking the ability for members to earn and redeem points across the company’s 20 premier U.S. destinations.

SportyBet has introduced a new video content feature to its sports betting product. In partnership with Sportradar, a renowned global sports technology company, and WSC Sports, a world leader in AI-powered sports video content, the video feature is designed to enhance the live sports betting experience for Brazilian users.

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