Welcome to our weekly update on American gambling news! Join us as we delve into the week’s most significant highlights from the American gambling industry, including the latest news and exclusive partnerships. Stay informed with us.
The PGA TOUR and DraftKings Inc. created a buzz as they held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the DraftKings Sportsbook in TPC Scottsdale, where former Arizona Cardinals legend Larry Fitzgerald had the honor of placing the inaugural bet.
Acres Technology has named David Bain as its Chief Financial Officer. With 25 years of experience as a senior research analyst and managing director of corporate finance at several investment banks, most recently at B. Riley Securities, Mr. Bain brings his wealth of expertise to the role.
In a commendable display of community commitment, Rivers Casino Philadelphia joined forces with local elected officials and community leaders to present Penn Treaty Special Services District (SSD) with a generous $1 million. These funds will support ongoing community reinvestment, benefiting residents in Fishtown, Northern Liberties, Olde Richmond, and South Kensington through grants provided by the SSD.
Tipico has unveiled an innovative, proprietary online casino platform, now available throughout the state of New Jersey. This cutting-edge iGaming platform, developed in-house, merges the engaging user experience typically found in “social casinos” with a “real money” offering, catering to a growing audience of players.
The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has revealed the recipients of the Fall 2023 Agility Grants, allocating a total of $176,000 in funding to five organizations dedicated to advancing problem gambling prevention. These grants serve as a vital resource for nonprofit organizations actively involved in the fight against problem gambling.
The Louisiana Gaming Control Board has unanimously granted LRGC Gaming Investors, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, the necessary regulatory approvals to become a gaming operator in the state. This approval clears the path for Cordish to finalize its acquisition of Diamond Jacks Casino & Hotel in Bossier City and commence its transformation into a world-class Live! branded casino resort and entertainment destination.
FanDuel TV’s Daily NBA Show “Run It Back” made a triumphant return with a fresh co-host: three-time NBA Sixth Man of the Year award winner, Lou Williams. Williams joins the “Run It Back” team, alongside Emmy-winning host Michelle Beadle, NBA Insider Shams Charania, and former NBA star Chandler Parsons.
FanDuel, North America’s premier online gaming company and an Official Sports Betting Partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), shines with its exclusive offering. Fans can now enjoy three months of NBA League Pass, making FanDuel the sole U.S. sports betting operator to provide this unique access. Moreover, FanDuel’s sportsbook introduces an exciting new feature, allowing fans to place bets on key moments in real-time, adding an extra layer of excitement to the season’s start.
In a strategic move, Scientific Games extends its partnership with the Kentucky Lottery, committing to provide digital customer relationship management services for up to four years. Since the launch of the company’s digital CRM program in 2021, the Kentucky Lottery’s online sales have surged, boasting an impressive 179% growth. Kentucky now ranks among the Top 15 lotteries globally for instant game per capita sales.
Make-A-Wish and Fanatics unveil an unprecedented partnership, with Fanatics becoming the Official Sports Partner for wish-granting under the co-brand of Fanatics Make-A-Wish. This historic collaboration ensures that sports-related wishes in the U.S. will come to life, making dreams a reality.
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