Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – October 18-24 – News from the European gaming industry
Welcome back to our weekly roundup of American gaming news! Here, we review weekly highlights from the US gaming industry that include the latest news, new partnerships, and new dates. Read on and get updated.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has granted Las Vegas-based PlayUp an operational license as an online sports betting operator.
Rush Street Interactive has announced its entry into the Canadian market with the launch of its social gaming platform CASINO4FUN in Ontario.
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Foxwoods Resort Casino and DraftKings Inc. have announced that online and mobile sports betting and online casino have been launched in Connecticut after successfully completing the required progressive launch testing.
GridRival, a sports betting startup dedicated exclusively to motorsports, has raised $ 3 million in seed funding. The round was led by KB Partners, the Chicago-based sports technology fund, with participation from Sharp Alpha Advisors, ESPT Ventures and other sports betting investors and executives, including Lloyd Danzig and Benjie Cherniak.
The NFL is spending $ 6.2 million to help expand problem gambling prevention or treatment programs across the country. The league is launching a responsible betting initiative aimed at getting fans to set limits on their betting, understand the risks of betting and know where to get help if things get out of hand.
Skrill USA, the digital wallet of leading specialty payments platform Paysafe, has unveiled a major product overhaul to make it easier and faster than ever to bet online with iGaming brands.
SGHC Limited, the parent company of global sports betting and online gaming companies operating Betway, a leading online sports betting brand, and Spin, a multi-brand online casino offering, continued its further market expansion with the addition of a fifth live market in the United States as well as a new license in Europe.
Ali “Myth” Kabbani, one of the most recognizable and well-known game streamers in the world today, has announced the release of his very first collection of limited edition merchandise.
Fubo Sportsbook has become a licensed NASCAR gaming operator. As partners, Fubo Sportsbook and NASCAR will work together to provide racing fans with a unique and engaging betting experience.
The Los Angeles Lakers have announced a new official team sponsorship with Socios.com, the world’s leading blockchain provider for the sports and entertainment industry.
Scientific Games and OpenBet entered the newly legalized Connecticut market with longtime partner and leading sports betting operator, FanDuel Group.
PepsiCo and Bally’s Corporation have announced an exclusive partnership, naming PepsiCo the official beverage supplier to Bally’s casinos and resorts nationwide.
Nuvei Corporation, the global payment technology partner of successful brands, announced that BetMGM has chosen Nuvei to provide a seamless payment experience for its players in the United States.
The New Hampshire Lottery, DraftKings and Filotimo Casino & Restaurant have once again partnered to develop retail sports betting in New Hampshire. The Manchester-based Filotimo Casino & Restaurant, which houses DraftKings Sportsbook in Filotimo, has opened a retail sports betting establishment in Dover under the same name located at 887 Central Avenue in Rollinsford.
Rivalry Corp, an internationally regulated sports betting and media company, has appointed Kirstine Stewart to its board of directors. This appointment represents a critical step in Rivalry’s continued journey to become a global player in regulated online sports betting.