Business By The Books: Last Big Week For Q2 Sports Betting Earnings

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This upcoming week is the last busy one for second quarter sports betting operator earnings, with six key calls to watcj.

The week starts early with Genius Sports kicking off the calls at 8 am Eastern Monday. Its biggest competitor in the world of sports betting data, Sportradar, also has a call at 8 am Wednesday.

Wednesday will be the busiest day with three other calls (all ET):

Entain, one of the two joint venture partners behind BetMGM, rounds out the week with a 4 am call on Thursday.

E&K: ‘Significant’ gap after top in-play sportsbooks

FanDuel, DraftKings and bet365 ranked first through third, respectively, in Eilers & Krejcik review of in-play betting on US sportsbooks.

The July report noted FanDuel scored 17 points out of a possible 20 points and offered few weaknesses relative to the other 14 apps tested. The app fell short on quick depositing from within the betslip and live streaming, the E&K team found.

DraftKings (16.4 points) ranked behind on user experience and did not process bets as quickly as FanDuel or bet365 (16.0 points). The fastest “by far” for in-play bets was bet365.

The reported noted a “significant gap” between the top three, and fourth-ranked Tipico (15.1 points) and fifth-ranked PointsBet (14.9 points). Each had bright spots, though: Tipico’s bet-processing times and layout impressed while PointsBet posted “good but not great” scores across the board.

Circa launches SlamBall sports betting lines

Circa began setting lines and totals for SlamBall games Thursday after officially becoming a founding partner of the league.

The lines are only live in Nevada for now, but could expand to other states either this year or next.

SlamBall is in the first year of a two-year partnership with ESPN.

WynnBET expands multi-state app

The WynnBET online casino and sports betting app rolled its multi-state platform out to six more states:

Those states joined Massachusetts and West Virginia on the updated platform. New Jersey and New York will get the updated platform in the coming weeks while Michigan will get the update at a later date.

The new platform includes improved features like faster deposit and withdrawals, traveling wallet, and more betting markets and casino games.