The Iowa House of Representatives has approved an amended version of a bill that would legalise sports betting in the state, with Governor Kim Reynolds’ signature now all that is required for it to come into law.
US casino operator Delaware North has filed a lawsuit against its sports betting joint venture partner Miomni Gaming, accusing the supplier and its CEO Michael Venner of engaging in “an ongoing pattern of misrepresentation and bad faith” throughout the partnership.
The midwestern state is closing in on passing sports betting legislation as the end of the state legislative session nears. One of the bill’s sponsors, Senator Jon Ford, tells iGamingBusiness.com what changes are needed to ensure its success.
Sweden’s newly regulated igaming market has generated total turnover of SEK3.29bn (£271.3m/€313.8m/$352.8m) in the first quarter of the year, with former horse racing monopoly AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) dominating the channel. Svenska Spel Sport & Casino and ATG accounted for 50% of online market turnover over the three month period.
Sportradar has linked up with original sports programming provider SportsGrid to launch a new 24-hour network dedicated to the sports betting market. The service will be available to all users free of charge.
This week's State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, looks at the performance of the regulated Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets, as well as the progress of bills in Indiana and North Carolina.