2 March 2020

The US sports betting market has largely been driven by incumbents and established brands, with many taking the view that the high regulatory costs present too large a hurdle for new challengers to jump. Bet.Works proves that isn’t the case. With an experienced team, backed by some notable investors, it has already launched in two states. CEO David Wang talks us through the company’s creation.

There’s also evidence of operators preparing to upset the established order. While the legacy daily fantasy businesses have built up an early lead in US sports betting, it looks as if some of the land-based brands are preparing to take them on in 2020. Penn National Gaming, for one, has big plans to leverage its land-based business to become an online leader.

 

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    1 April 2014

    As summer approaches we should expect to see the cyclical lull in iGaming revenues, especially as sports betting on the soccer World Cup in Brazil will not benefit US-regulated online operators.

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    1 February 2014

    As you know, the NBA and NHL have allowed PartyPoker to sponsor the New Jersey Devils, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Prudential Center. In my mind, this is more than just a savvy commercial deal for all paries involved.

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    1 December 2013

    The floodgates have opened in New Jersey and with over 50,000 accounts registered at the time od this magazine going to print, the launch of iGaming in the Garden State seems to have been an overwhelming success.

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    1 October 2013

    In this issue of iGaming Business North America, not only do we welcome Geoff Freeman, the new President and CEO of the AGA, and Mitch Garber, CEO of Caesars Interactive, but we enter a new age of American gaming. With New Jersey’s November online

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    1 August 2013

    In this issue, we have invited Congressman Joe Barton to discuss his Federal online poker bill. Clearly a champion of the people’s right to choose, Congressman Barton thinks that online poker is ready for a mainstream debut across the USA, and believes that the technology is there to do it both effectively and responsibly.

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