DraftKings has struck a deal that will see it acquired by a special purpose acquisition company alongside betting and gaming technology provider SBTech, with the combined entity to be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.
Fox Sports has rolled out a new, national free-to-play sports prediction game for US customers, the second major component of the broadcaster’s partnership with The Stars Group after its real-money sports betting brand Fox Bet.
Roar Digital, the joint venture between GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has agreed a deal with US sports bar and restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings to jointly deliver sports betting experiences to punters across the country.
Scout Gaming Group has launched player odds sportsbook, a new product that combines elements of daily fantasy sports contests with fixed odds betting elements, alongside a new promotional tool, Betflex.
Iowa will launch its regulated sports wagering and fantasy sports market next week after the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission signed off on new rules for the US state. Regulated betting is due to begin at 12pm on August 15.
The Indiana Gaming Commission has issued 12 temporary sports betting permits to casinos and off-track betting facilities in the state, ahead of the anticipated launch of its legal sports wagering market later this year.
A memo from the US Deputy Attorney General has informed law enforcement staff working under the Department of Justice (DoJ) that there will be no attempt to enforce the revised interpretation of the Wire Act until 2020.
Stockholm-listed Better Collective will significantly expand its presence in the US market through the acquisition of daily fantasy and sports betting affiliate Rical LLC, operator of the RotoGrinders and SportsHandle portals.