Lottoland Launches Its Very 1st Sports Book

Ben Hamill - January 15, 2020

Online Lottery betting giant Lottoland has confirmed having sealed a deal whereby the operator will for the first time ever be in a position to offer sports betting offerings to its customer base. Lottoland recently confirmed that as a di...Read More

DraftKings Look Into Celeb Cheat Allegations

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2020

Sports betting giant DraftKings has officially launched in-house investigations into whether Bachelor in Paradise celebrity couple Tanner Tolbert and wife Jade Roper Tolbert had been in unfair cahoots that led to the type of unfair advant...Read More

The Evolution of Alex Burrows

Ben Hamill - January 05, 2020

Alexandre Ménard-Burrows was an old-school player during his National Hockey League career. He started out undrafted in the minor leagues and fought his way through, believing in himself and his remarkable skills when...Read More

Notable Sports Trends Of The Last Decade

Ben Hamill - January 05, 2020

As the new decade begins, individuals and industries are reviewing the past 10 years in earnest. Sport in Canada is no exception, and there are plenty of positive and negative elements to reflect on. Take a look at the best and worst t...Read More

Woodbine Announces 2023 Jimmy Freight Stakes

Ben Hamill - January 04, 2020

Jimmy Freight is the only millionaire son of champion racehorse Sportswriter, and was retired in late 2019 after a very illustrious career with total earnings of CA$1,457,405.00. Now the bay’s progeny will compete in...Read More

NJ Sportsbooks Having A Google Heyday

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

It’s true that nothing defines a culture as distinctly as its language. But it’s perhaps even more appropriate to say that; especially in an age driven by science and technology; that nothing defines a culture as distinctly as...Read More

Pettersson Wins Rookie Of The Year Trophy

Ben Hamill - June 26, 2019

Elias Pettersson has become the first Canuck to win the prestigious NHL’s Calder Trophy for rookie of the year in almost 3 decades of NHL history. The 20-year-old Swede and Vancouver Canucks centre staked out his cla...Read More

FanDuel And fuboTV Announce New Deal

Ben Hamill - June 06, 2019

Now that sports betting has been legalised in the US, there is seemingly no end to the potential for new and exciting business and partnership opportunities. The latest news is this department is that fuboTV, which is popular live sports ...Read More

Disqualification Fiasco At Kentucky Derby

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

Never before in the history of America’s most prestigious horse race, the Kentucky Derby, has any winning horse been disqualified as a result of having interfered with other horses during a race. Until this year’s ...Read More

March Madness Attracts $106M In Bets In NJ

Ben Hamill - May 05, 2019

Much like its basketball tournament’s namesake, March really was a month of madness for New Jersey’s sports betting industry. Basketball’s March Madness tournament has seen record betting figures being tallied, a...Read More

William Hill to Run GE Inc.’s Sportsbooks

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2019

Prominent UK bookmaker William Hill has reportedly taken over Golden Entertainment Inc.’s (GE Inc.) Nevada racing and sportsbook operations. The bookie assumed control of the business through its US subsidiary, according to its offi...Read More

Nevada Beats NJ in Super Bowl Bet Figures

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2019

Wagering on this year’s Super Bowl has been described as anti-climactic for many, especially when it came to betting volumes (not to mention the games). The NFL marquee contest was something of a let down on the field, but it did ma...Read More

Women Battling Bias in eSports

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2019

Among many of her peers, Susie Kim thinks that female gamers are definitely out there. She would know, too, being the general manager for an iconic championship eSports team. However, Kim is still not surprised that none of these ladies a...Read More

eSports Becoming a Major Income Stream

Ben Hamill - December 26, 2018

It will come as no surprise to anyone who has been following the world of professional video gaming, more commonly known as eSports, that the genre is all but exploding. According to an analysis compiled by risk financ...Read More

Business Booms for Bede Gaming in 2018

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

Bede Gaming, the popular developer of online and mobile gaming software, has hailed 2018 as its ‘most successful year’ to date, thanks in part to its completion of no less than ten content integration deals. Another developme...Read More

Online Gambling To Bring in $73 billion by 2020

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2018

$1 million in online payment transactions every day. This is the golden number that was recently released by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and refers to the average value of the payments processed by its members every...Read More

CA Sports Cease Use of the Term ‘Midget’

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2018

Sports leagues across Canada’s provinces have long made use of the term ‘midget’ when referring to youth sporting groups. However, the term has many negative connotations, particularly for those with the conditio...Read More

UK Gambling Brands Move Advertising Online

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2018

Gambling companies over in the United Kingdom are spending notably more on online and mobile marketing channels than on traditional TV ads. This news comes despite the current doctrine that public channels are already saturated to capacit...Read More

Legal Sports Betting Coming to Rhode Island

Ben Hamill - November 24, 2018

Eager punters in the US state of Rhode Island will finally be able to get their hands on legal wagering options. The regulated sportsbook offerings for the state will officially begin to hit the market from Monday, November 26 onwards. L...Read More

Mississippi Casinos Suffer as Sports Betting Grows

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2018

The sports betting operations at Mississippi (MS) casinos have reported a small increase in their overall wagering handle for the month of October. However, revenues for the establishments dropped by more than three-quarters during the sa...Read More

Virginia Set to Legalize Lotto & Betting

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2018

A bill aiming to repeal Virginia’s current online sports betting and lottery bans was reportedly pre-filed with the Virginia General Assembly (VGA). The bill was filed by Delegate Mark Sickles on November 20, 2018. As it is pre-fil...Read More

US Sports Betting Scene Keeps Evolving

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2018

Industry insiders firmly believe that the world of US sports changed forever when the Supreme Court abolished a law that prevented states from deciding whether or not to legalize sports betting between their borders. Before the ruling, o...Read More

Legal US Sports Betting Hits Canada Hard

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2018

It was in 2017 when the US Supreme Court abolished a long-time ban that prevented the majority of its states from offering legalized sports betting services. The historic decision led to a flurry of activity by allowing individual states ...Read More

Bet365 Enters the New York Betting Market

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2018

Online gaming and sports betting operator Bet365 has just announced that they have signed an exclusive, 20-year partnership deal with Empire Resorts. As the result, the operator will soon be entering the valuable New York gambling industr...Read More

Evolution Gaming Air TV Series for Ardent Group

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2018

Live dealer casino giant Evolution Gaming has reportedly joined forces with Ardent Group, a prominent Belgian gambling operator, to launch a nightly live gambling television series. Last week, Evolution’s upper management announced...Read More

DraftKings Launch Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2018

DraftKings, North America’s biggest daily fantasy sports supplier, is soon set to open its first land-based sportsbook in the US state of Mississippi. The opening of the venue will also mark the firm’s first established sports...Read More

Florida Green-Lights Anti-Casino Measure

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2018

The recent midterm elections have resulted in a big win for Florida giants Disney and the Seminole Tribe of Florida – the owner of the Hard Rock brand. According to the experts at Ballotopedia, entertainment behemoth Disney and the ...Read More

William Hill Looking To Buy MRG

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2018

British betting brand William Hill is reportedly aiming to purchase online gaming firm Mr Green & Co for a consideration of £242 million (around $308 million). According to the popular bookmaker’s CEO Philip Bowcock, the ...Read More

NHL Signs Exclusive Betting Deal with MGM

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has recently extended a warm welcome to the National Hockey League after the latter organization announced its first-ever sports betting partnership with MGM Resorts International ...Read More

SG Set to Acquire Don Best Sports Corp.

Ben Hamill - October 13, 2018

Mere weeks after joining the Global Lottery Monitoring System, US-based gaming systems developer has revealed the inking of a deal allowing it to purchase Don Best Sports Corporation (DBS)Read More

FanDuel Launches Alexa-Based Sports Betting App

Ben Hamill - October 09, 2018

has just become the first brand to launch an app that can be accessed and used on Alexa. The function has definitely been brought to the Amazon Echo, and may also extend to other products.

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Alex Ambrose Joins Scientific Games

Ben Hamill - October 08, 2018

has just welcomed Alexander Ambrose to their team, as Chief Financial Officer for SG Digital and will be based in the London office. Being the CFO of the newest division in the company is expected to be ...Read More

FanDuel Pays Out Full $82k Erroneous Win

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2018

Daily fantasy sports giant FanDuel has opted to pay out the full $82,000 to New Jersey-based punter Anthony Prince on a $110 bet he made on the Denver Broncos versus Oakland Raiders game ...Read More

888sport Moves In To New Jersey

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2018

888 Senior Vice President Yaniv Sherman has officially been relocated to the firm’s New Jersey office to spearhead its new expansion plans across America after its 888sport brand was launched recently in the Garden State. With 888&...Read More

NFL’s Sports Betting Revenues Set to Soar

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2018

The National Football League’s revenues are apparently set to soar by more than $2.3 billion per year thanks to the recently . The news comes according to a recent Nielsen Sports study, which was commissioned by the American Gaming Associ...Read More

William Hill Tackles Problem Gambling Head-On

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2018

Prolific UK bookie William Hill has now pledged its dedication to embracing new ideas as part of its newest responsible gambling initiative. In a recent SBC News interview, Will Hill Director of Strategy, Brand and IR Lyndsay Wright high...Read More

FanDuel Co-Founder Opposes $465m Takeover

Ben Hamill - August 20, 2018

Nigel Eccles, a co-founder of daily fantasy sports giant FanDuel, has reportedly filed a lawsuit against British bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair. The case is based on the sports betting operator’s recent $465 million takeover of the a...Read More

NJ Punters Wager Nearly $4 Million in July

Ben Hamill - August 16, 2018

Bettors in the US state of New Jersey placed just less than $4 million in wagers during the first full month of legal sports betting for the region. New Jersey was the state that first began the push towards the abolishment of the long-ti...Read More

US Leagues Call for Betting Integrity Fee

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2018

According to new reports, New York could become the first American state to regulate its through a clause involving a specialized fee. This proposed fee, dubbed an ‘integrity fee’ by its attached legislative bill, would be pa...Read More

Sports Betting for Canada’s Border Cities?

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2018

Is an expansion of the sports betting industry on the cards for Canucks? The rise in popularity for online gambling worldwide is continuing apace, and Canada is no exception. Additionally, this sector is seeing some of the biggest amounts...Read More

Stars Group Adds Online Sportsbook

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2018

have already been capitalizing on their partnership with admirable results. But, the two seem to be going above and beyond to make the most out of it, demonstrated clearly by the recent addition to the New Jersey gaming market. Currently...Read More