Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – June 27-July 3

By | July 5, 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 and new partnerships. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the iGaming industry, has strengthened its position in the Brazilian market through its latest partnership with Bingo ao Vivo, a leading operator in the region. As a result of this agreement, Bingo ao Vivo now gain access to Pragmatic Play’s prominent products.

DraftKings Inc. has launched new igaming products in West Virginia. DraftKings’ customers in West Virginia can now enjoy more iGaming products including live dealer games such as roulette, baccarat, infinite blackjack and more.

Gary Platt Manufacturing’s new Aurora model was named “Best Casino Seating Product” in the recent Casino Awards. The top-selling Aurora was originally created as part of Gary Platt’s Collection for Resorts World Las Vegas and has since become a hit with operators and players alike in casinos worldwide.

Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. has announced that it has entered into a binding term sheet with Bally’s Corporation to acquire the real property assets of Bally’s two Rhode Island casino properties – Bally’s Twin River Lincoln Casino Resort (Lincoln) and Bally’s Tiverton Casino & Hotel – subject to customary regulatory approvals with Bally’s Twin River Lincoln Casino Resort also subject to lender consent.

Passport Technology (Passport), a global leader in innovative payment technology and customer engagement for the gaming industry, announced the launch of Passport’s Lush loyalty and rewards platform and Mira player enrollment kiosks at Cahuilla Casino Hotel (Cahuilla).

BlueBet Holdings Ltd has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary BlueBet Indiana LLC has signed an online market access agreement with Horseshoe Casino – Hammond, a 400,000 square-foot casino located in Hammond, Indiana owned by global casino giant Caesars Entertainment.

PokerStars, part of Flutter Entertainment, has launched a regulated offering across its poker, casino and sports products in Ontario. The launch follows PokerStars being granted a full registration to operate in the Canadian province of Ontario by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and the signing of an operating agreement with iGaming Ontario.

Partnerships

BetMGM will become the exclusive sportsbook of the BetQL Network, Audacy’s network of sports betting content heard across its broadcast portfolio and digital platforms. The partnership (The BetQL Network presented by BetMGM) is an exclusive multi-year agreement that significantly expands the current relationship between BetMGM and Audacy.

EveryMatrix has partnered with BetMGM, the leading iGaming operator in the US. This new partnership allows BetMGM players to access content from EveryMatrix’s two in-house game studios on its platform in New Jersey, with planned live market expansion in the future.

Leading Asia-based betting company 1xBet has partnered with the Professional Fighters League to become its exclusive betting partner in the Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa regions. Under the agreement, supporters of the game in Latin America will have the chance to bet on what is left of the 2022 regular season, the PLF playoffs and also the PFL World Championships.

New Appointment

Aristocrat Gaming has appointed Oriana Branon as Vice President of Communications and Corporate Affairs. Reporting to CEO of Aristocrat Gaming Hector Fernandez, Branon will be a member of the executive leadership team.

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