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.
WynnBET announced that its online casino and sports betting platform is live in the state of West Virginia. Players can download WynnBET on the Apple and Google Play Stores. West Virginia is the 11th state where WynnBET is operational, and it represents the third state in which WynnBET offers its online casino, joining Michigan and New Jersey.
The Peru Gaming Show (PGS) 2023 from June 14-15 in Lima hosted a great industry gathering and a comprehensive performance show of all that’s hot and new for the Peruvian market. In prominent position, NOVOMATIC presented all the trending gaming technologies for the present and the future of the region’s industry.
Super Group announced that it has been added to the Russell 2000 Index. Super Group was officially added to the Russell 2000 Index as part of the annual reconstitution of the entire family of Russell indexes that took place after the close of trading on Friday, June 23, 2023. In addition to the Russell 2000 Index, Super Group will automatically be included in the Russell 3000 Index.
Betr Holdings announced its $35M Series A2 round of financing valuing the company at $300M pre-money. The company held a set of initial closings for its Series A2 round of financing in Q2 and is scheduled to conduct a final closing in Q3. The round is co-led by Roger Ehrenberg via IA Sports Ventures and Eberg Capital, and Fuel Venture Capital, with Fuel expanding their investment size in Betr from $10M invested to date to $20M total.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida and Hard Rock International received a Freedom Award from PACT (Protect All Children from Trafficking) at the recent Freedom Awards Benefit at the Prince George Ballroom in New York City. PACT is the new name for the organisation formerly known as ECPAT-USA.
The BIG3 announced they have signed an exclusive partnership with PrizePicks, the largest skill-based fantasy sports operator in North America, to become the BIG3’s daily fantasy provider and further the convergence of basketball, hip-hop and fantasy sports.
Betsson has secured its biggest marketing commitment for the Argentine market, becoming the principal shirt sponsor of Boca Juniors. Betsson had agreed to definitive terms to become Chief Sponsor of Boca, whose matchday shirt has been sponsor-less since July 2022. Betsson will pay $7.5m to place its brand on the front of Boca Junior’s matchday kit for the next 18 months.
International Game Technology announced that Santan Mountain Casino in Chandler has opened its doors with a diverse offering of IGT’s leading gaming solutions. IGT ADVANTAGE, the company’s comprehensive casino management system, will connect over 800 slot games on the gaming floor, including a compelling selection of IGT’s performance-proven games on the company’s state-of-the-art cabinets.
Jackpocket is teaming up with comedian and television personality Scott Rogowsky on the company’s first live game. Known for being the original and wildly popular host of HQ Trivia, Rogowsky will serve as host and executive producer for Jackpocket Live, a brand new entertainment experience launching later this year on the Jackpocket app.