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.
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.
Sports betting and daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator FanDuel Group has entered a partnership with US sports-focused streaming service fuboTV. FanDuel will serve as the exclusive sportsbook, online casino, horse racing and DFS partner of fuboTV.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has reported a 23% decline in fantasy contests revenue for February, the vertical’s third consecutive month of decline. Total revenue for February fell to $1.6m (£1.2m/€1.4m), with DraftKings leading the market in the month.
Lawmakers in the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives have launched new bids to legalise online gaming in the state, following the eleventh-hour veto of legislation by former Governor Rick Snyder in late 2018.
Social pool betting operator i-pools has launched a new, free-to-play fantasy horseracing game with a jackpot prize of £1m (€1.2m/$1.3m), while Matt Steer has been named chief executive of the business, after it closed a new funding round.
Australia’s PlayUp has decided to cancel a planned deal to acquire US gaming platform 123gaming, and scrapped a deal for a reverse takeover that would have seen it listed in the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
The parent company of New York-based multi-purpose venue Madison Square Garden could be set to move into the sports betting market after applying to trademark its MSG brand for sports wagering purposes across online, mobile and social media