Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – March 7-March 13

By | March 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 appointments. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has decided to launch its application process for a Linn County casino license. The timeline for those applications has not been announced.

Kindred continues to expand its footprint in the US by teaming up with Turf Paradise and obtaining nine Limited Event Wagering Operator (LEWO) licences to operate sports betting in Arizona.

New Jersey gambling regulators have fined DraftKings $150,000 for allowing a Florida man to make online sports bets from his home by having a friend who was present in New Jersey place the bets for him.

Resorts World New York has launched its mobile sports betting app, Resorts WorldBET. Users of the app must be 21 or older and physically in the state of New York during any time of play.

Golden Matrix Group has announced that it has applied for a Mexican gaming license and, once approved, expects to offer igaming in Mexico, and launch the RKings tournament platform.

JCM Global has installed new digital signage solutions at Rolling Hills Casino & Resort. JCM installed a 1.9mm DSS MAX-R 11.6’ x 6.6’ seamless digital display in the casino’s Rock & Brews Restaurant.

Gaming Realms subsidiary Alchemybet has been awarded an iGaming Supplier license to supply games within the Canadian province of Ontario.

Aristocrat Gaming was the big winner again this year in the annual EKG Slot Awards. The company won 10 awards in all, including Best Overall Supplier of Slot Content, a three-peat for Aristocrat in the category.

BetMGM has launched its mobile app in Illinois. Customers in Illinois now can access BetMGM’s state-of-the-art online sports wagering platform.

Partnerships

Sportradar and Bowl Season announced a partnership designating Sportradar as an official partner of Bowl Season, starting with the 2022-23 season.

International Game Technology PLC has announced that its subsidiaries, IGT Global Solutions Corporation, IGT México Lottery, S. de R.L. de C.V. and IGT SME, S. de R.L. de C.V. have signed a new contract with La Lotería Nacional, Mexico’s national lottery, to provide industry-leading lottery solutions and sports betting services until 30 September 2024.

Nuvei Corporation has partnered with Scout Gaming. Nuvei will support Scout Gaming’s expansion into the US market with an array of online payment options available on their consumer-facing daily fantasy sports app, FanTeam.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and the National Hockey League announced a multi-year partnership designating OLG’s PROLINE+ sportsbook product as an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NHL.

Genius Sports Limited has secured a first-of-its-kind official sports data, fan engagement and integrity partnership with the Mid-American Conference.

Appointments

BetMGM has announced the signing of the National Hockey League’s reigning MVP Connor McDavid as its newest brand ambassador.

Louisiana Lottery President Rose Hudson announced that Elizabeth Tranchina has been named vice president of sports gaming and deputy general counsel for the corporation.

Gaming Laboratories International has appointed four new experienced professionals to its client services team.

Acquisition

Rush Street Interactive has acquired Phil Galfond’s poker platform Run It Once (RIO), taking the European poker brand to the US market.

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