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.
Elys Game Technology Corp announced that the company’s wholly owned subsidiary Elys Gameboard Technologies LLC received approval for Type C sports gaming proprietor licensure from the Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC).
Penn Sports Interactive and its Barstool Sportsbook have received a temporary mobile sports betting licence for Massachusetts. The US state’s Gaming Commission voted unanimously to hand PSI a Category 3 Sports Wagering Operator Licence following meetings.
FanDuel Group, the premier online gaming company in North America, announced the “Kick of Destiny,” a campaign featuring four-time Super Bowl Champion and five-time NFL Pro-Bowler, Rob Gronkowski, who will attempt to kick a field goal during a live Super Bowl LVII television commercial.
Hard Rock International continues to proactively combat human trafficking by implementing several programmes this month. The company kicked off its programmes on January 11, as part of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
VICI Properties Inc. announced that it has acquired the real estate assets of PURE Casino Edmonton in Edmonton, Alberta, PURE Casino Yellowhead in Edmonton, Alberta, PURE Casino Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, and PURE Casino Lethbridge in Lethbridge, Alberta, from PURE Canadian Gaming Corp. for an aggregate purchase price of approximately C$271.9 million (US$200.8 million).
Tipico USA Technology Inc. announced it has received approval to launch from the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission and that it is now live and accepting bets in the Hawkeye State.
Jackpocket has announced its launch in Arizona in partnership with Circle K. Lottery players in the state can use Jackpocket to play a variety of online games, including Powerball, Mega Millions, The Pick, Fantasy 5 and Pick 3.
Pragmatic Play has further expanded its footprint in the Brazilian market by signing an agreement with experienced operator BetBastet. The deal sees Pragmatic Play continue its expansion plans in Latin America, bringing its Slot, Live Casino and Virtual Sports content to BetBastet’s customers, delivering a variety of player-favourite titles that are proven to boost engagement.
Pollard Banknote Limited announced that it has entered into a joint venture operating agreement with respect to NeoPollard Interactive LLC and amended the parties’ Michigan Joint Venture Agreement with NeoGames S.A. The Agreements reinforce the long‐term approach to ensure the continued success of NPI and accordingly, the operations of its market leading customers.
Everi Holdings announced it was selected by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation to provide its Everi Compliance Anti-Money Laundering solution in support of BCLC’s gaming and online operations.
Brelyon, the MIT spin-off that’s invented the first-ever, headset-free virtual display technology for gaming and enterprise applications, is partnering with Velocity Esports to bring Brelyon Ultra Reality to Velocity locations, the ultimate venues for gamers, from casual to competitive gamers and esports enthusiasts.
Aruze Gaming, a leading developer of gambling entertainment solutions for the global casino market, announced the launch of four Aruze slot titles on BetMGM, a leading iGaming and sports betting operator.
Exacta Systems continues to expand its best-in-class Historical Horse Racing install base through a new deal with Wyoming Downs, an operator of fourteen off track wagering facilities across Wyoming.