Sports Betting

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has become the first betting data provider to be awarded the International Betting Integrity Association’s (IBIA) independently audited Data Standards A…

NBC Sports has announced that it will begin to integrate PointsBet odds into gameplay of its free-to-play sports gaming app NBC Sports Predictor

US gaming operator MGM Resorts International has announced it will not make a firm offer to acquire Entain, two weeks after its proposed $11bn (£8bn) takeover offer was rejected for “significantly unde…

Specialist sports data and technology firm Genius Sports Group has filed its registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as it moves to complete its merger with publicly-traded…

Sports data and content company Sportradar has solidified its association with the European Handball Federation (EHF) by extending its contract to provide integrity services

Australian online gaming company PlayUp has entered the United States sports betting market by striking a multiyear partnership with the National Hockey League's New Jersey Devils

Data and digital media firm Sportradar has announced an eight-year, global data and video rights deal with the Asian Football Confederation, covering the 2021-28 period

Garden State sets both monthly and annual marks for legal wagering handle

Sports-focused streaming service fuboTV has announced plans to acquire sports betting start-up company Vigtory and expects to launch a sportsbook before the end of the year.

Jason Mezrahi, founder of daily fantasy sports and betting information company Win Daily Inc., explains how his company responded the Covid-19 pandemic by increasing payroll and marketing budgets and freezing membership payments

An upstart daily fantasy company with an unusual name and unconventional approach has quickly risen to prominence by challenging established market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel and striking a large series of team sponsorships.

Chris Russo, chief executive of boutique consulting firm CRX Sports & Gaming, looks ahead to deal trends set to emerge in 2020's fourth quarter

In July 2020, Jim Kahler stepped down as executive director of the AECOM Center for Sports Administration at Ohio University, after 15 years in the role. Starting in the 2020-21 academic year, Jim will become the school’s first director of sports gambling education, and writes here about the importance of strong education and partnerships as the betting sector continues to open up in the United States.  

The National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings have struck a multiyear gaming partnership with Australia-based global sportsbook operator PointsBet

Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals will open a sportsbook at Nationals Park as part of a multiyear exclusive sports betting partnership with online gaming operator BetMGM

Shay Segev, chief executive of international sports betting and gaming group Entain, has been recruited by DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, as its co-chief executive

Upstart racing property continues rapid run of dealmaking

Sports betting and data services company Sportradar has appointed former Fiserv executive Jeffery Yabuki as chairman of its global board of directors, with immediate effect

Populous state looks to close large pandemic-fueled budget gap

Company continues to expand presence in emerging Michigan betting market

ESPN's first National Football League Wild Card MegaCast, featuring the Baltimore Ravens-Tennessee Titans clash at Nissan Stadium on January 10, has been expanded to include a sports betting-infused stream…

Global sports betting and gaming group Entain has rejected a proposed $11bn (£8bn) takeover offer from US casino operator MGM Resorts, saying the deal "significantly undervalues" the company.

Asian online betting operator CMD368 has signed up former France and Arsenal star Robert Pires as a brand ambassador

The National Basketball Association's Philadelphia 76ers have announced that online gaming operator BetMGM has become the team's official sports betting partner

US gaming operator FanDuel is expanding its National Basketball Association-based partnership with Turner Sports by signing an exclusive content deal with hugely-popular Inside the NBA analyst Charles…

Premier League football club Everton has signed gambling platform Rushbet.co as its first regional sponsor in Colombia

The National Basketball Association has struck a multi-year extension of its sports betting partnership in France with lottery and gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ).

Global sports betting and gaming group Entain has announced a wide-ranging partnership with media and technology company Verizon Media to develop new opportunities across interactive sports and entertainment

US gaming operator FanDuel Group is expanding its sports betting footprint into the Caribbean and South America by signing a strategic business agreement with CAGE Companies and its subsidiary CAGE Sports …

Sportsbook and lottery supplier Sporting Solutions has reached an agreement with Stats Perform to harness the sports technology company’s data from the Women’s Tennis Association Tour to provide its cus…

Prominent gaming company makes dramatic move to boost scale

First month of $1bn in handle by a state now clearly in sight

The National Hockey League's Nashville Predators have struck a wide-ranging partnership with gaming company DraftKings, which has been designated the official daily fantasy sports provider and an official …

Global sports betting and gaming group GVC Holdings, whose efforts include the large-scale American BetMGM partnership with MGM Resorts, has unveiled a series of strategic growth initiatives timed to coincide…

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has secured the exclusive data and betting streaming rights for the Beach Soccer Worldwide series

Prominent gaming company prepares for legal sports wagering in Connecticut

The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has dismissed an application from Football DataCo, the data rights-holder for the English Premier League, English Football League and Scottish Professional F…