Welcome to Our Weekly Roundup of American Gambling News
Here, we will share the latest highlights from the American gambling industry, including news and new partnerships. Stay informed with our roundup.
Blazesoft Receives Great Place to Work Certification
Blazesoft has been awarded the Great Place to Work certification after an evaluation by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada. This certification recognizes Blazesoft’s outstanding workplace culture based on employees’ feedback through an anonymous survey.
Governor Kevin Stitt Plans to Introduce Sports Betting in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt announces his plan to legalize sports betting. The proposed plan would allow Oklahomans to place in-person bets at gaming sites operated by federally recognized tribes, protecting tribal investments in brick-and-mortar facilities.
Genius Sports Granted Temporary License by Maine Gambling Control Unit
Genius Sports has been awarded a temporary gaming license by the Maine Gambling Control Unit (MGCU). With this license, Genius Sports now holds 43 licenses in North America, providing its products and services to leading sportsbooks.
US Investment Firm Doubles Stake in Entain
US fund management group Dodge & Cox has doubled its stake in Entain, a UK-listed gambling company. The investment took place on the same day Entain reported a 7% year-on-year increase in group net gaming revenues for the third quarter.
Better Collective to Acquire Playmaker Capital
Better Collective, a leading iGaming and sports betting operator, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Toronto-based Playmaker Capital. Playmaker Capital is a digital sports media group that owns and operates several sports media brands in the US, Canada, and South America.
BetMGM Launches Borgata Arcade in New Jersey
Borgata Arcade, a new non-traditional iGaming content platform, is now available at Borgata Online in New Jersey. Players can enjoy a variety of engaging and feature-packed games.
NorthStar Gaming CFO Resigns
Jennifer Barber, CFO of NorthStar Gaming Holdings, will resign from the company to pursue another opportunity. Chin Dhushenthen, currently the Company’s Vice President, Finance and Compliance, will assume the role of Interim CFO.
AppsFlyer Acquires devtodev
AppsFlyer, a leading mobile attribution and marketing analytics platform, has acquired devtodev, a data analytics solution for game and app developers. This acquisition strengthens AppsFlyer’s core offerings and contributes to the development of the new AppsFlyer Privacy Cloud Marketplace.
Caesars Sportsbook Launches in Maine
The flagship sports wagering platform, Caesars Sportsbook, is now accepting sports wagers on mobile and desktop in Maine.
7777 Gaming Expands Collaboration with NetBet
7777 Gaming has extended its collaboration with NetBet to expand its presence in .com markets and the Mexican online gaming space. This partnership builds upon their initial alliance focused on the Romanian region.
Aristocrat Gaming Introduces Emoji All Stars Slot Machine
Aristocrat Gaming has launched the first official emoji brand slot machine, emoji ALL STARS. The game features iconic emoji brand icons alongside Aristocrat all-star characters and was unveiled at the Global Gaming Expo. The deal was brokered by Retail Monster, the emoji company’s North American licensing agent.
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