BetMGM Replaces PointsBet As SNF Football Night In America Sponsor

BetMGM is the new odds provider for the pregame show before Sunday Night Football on NBC, replacing PointsBet. The switch was first reported by Sports Business Journal shortly before BetMGM odds went live on Football Night in America. A BetMGM spokesperson confirmed the sponsorship will continue for the rest of the season. Representatives from PointsBet did […] Read More
Posted on: September 18, 2022 | Sports Betting | Matthew Waters

BetMGM Partner Entain Hit With Largest-Ever UK Fine For RG Failures

One half of the BetMGM joint venture received the largest fine ever levied in the UK for responsible gambling failures. Entain will pay a £17 million ($20.5 million) fine for “serious failures,” UK Gambling Commission Chief Executive Andrew Rhodes said in Wednesday’s release: “There were completely unacceptable anti-money laundering and safer gambling failures. Operators are […] Read More
Posted on: August 17, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Ontario sports betting

Operator Earnings Calls Largely Quiet About Ontario Sports Betting

As an entire North American industry waits for official reports from Ontario sports betting regulators, individual companies revealed relatively little about the market during their quarterly earnings reports. The earnings season started promising, as PointsBet kicked it off reporting its ON sports betting handle. Sports betting in Ontario started April 4 and in the quarter, […] Read More
Posted on: August 16, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans

BetMGM Secures NFL Canada Partnership Prior To Football Season

The NFL continues to expand its Canada sports betting presence as the football season approaches with a BetMGM partnership. BetMGM Sportsbook announced Tuesday it is an official sportsbook of the NFL in Canada. The partnership comes ahead of the first NFL betting season with the commercial Ontario sports betting market open. “Expanding our partnership with […] Read More
Posted on: August 10, 2022 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
MA sports betting

Will Regulators Use Carveout To Launch Retail MA Sports Betting?

It could take until next year for mobile MA sports betting to launch. The speed of retail’s rollout, however, depends on state regulators. Retail Massachusetts sportsbooks could launch sooner than mobile through a temporary license provision in H 5164 that allows temporary licenses for the five eligible retail entities. That could lead to legal regular-season NFL […] Read More
Posted on: August 9, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Massachusetts sports betting

Massachusetts Casino Execs Push For Sports Betting Bill In Letter

In advance of Sunday’s legislative deadline, executives from three Massachusetts casinos sent a letter to state legislators urging passage of a stalled sports betting bill. The letter obtained by LSR was signed by Encore Boston Harbor executive Jenny Holaday, MGM Springfield executive Chris Kelley, and Plainridge Park Casino executive North Grounsell. It pushes for a conference committee […] Read More
Posted on: July 26, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Mike Mazzeo
Ohio sports betting

Two Mobile Sportsbooks First To Apply For Ohio Sports Betting Licenses

Two nationally-known mobile sportsbooks were the first to apply for an Ohio sports betting license last week. BetMGM and PointsBet both applied for mobile management service provider licenses, which would authorize them to launch online sports betting in Ohio. The two applications are the first of around 3,000 expected before sports betting launches Jan. 1. […] Read More
Posted on: June 21, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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