Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – July 11-17 – European Gaming Industry News

Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – July 11-17 – European Gaming Industry News

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Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news and new partnerships. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

HeadsUp Entertainment International has announced that it has taken full control of the LotteryHub platform which has to date been servicing more than 4 million American users as a lottery information platform. In the lead up to the transaction, HeadsUp has secured global partnerships to expand the LotteryHub brand globally and strategically position it as the leader of online sales for state and national lotteries.

Caesars Entertainment has officially reopened Caesars Race & Sportsbook at Harrah’s Las Vegas Casino & Hotel. The newly renovated space now features 760 square feet of LED TV walls, six, 65-inch odds boards, two self-service betting kiosks and six sports betting ticket windows.

Elite Casino Resorts has submitted its paperwork for its Nebraska gaming license application to build and operate Grand Island’s Fonner Park. The Iowa-based company and Fonner Park are hoping for a speedy response to the application.

Jackpocket, the leading third-party app in the US to provide a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, has announced its launch in Montana, offering lottery fans a new way to play. Lottery players in Montana can place ticket orders for beloved lottery games, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto America, Lucky for Life, Montana Cash and Big Sky Bonus on Jackpocket’s easy-to-use mobile app.

Playmaker Capital Inc. has acquired 100% of the digital assets of Double Decker Group LLC dba World Soccer Talk, a US-based, soccer-focused media business that provides breaking news, deep analysis and need-to-know broadcast and streaming information related to soccer events, leagues and clubs globally.

Jackpot Digital Inc. has completed the installation of two Jackpot Blitz ETGs at Rosebud Casino, located in South Dakota.

New Partnerships

Club Deportivo Guadalajara, popularly known as Chivas, have announced a partnership with Chiliz, the leading blockchain providers for the sports and entertainment industry, to launch their official Fan Token $CHVS on the all-in-one fan engagement and rewards app.

Digital Gaming Corporation (DGC), Betway’s exclusive US rights holder, has named advertising agency Deutsch NY as the company’s strategic partner in the US. Deutsch NY will work with DGC on growing the Betway brand, market-by-market, eventually taking it nationwide. The agency will also handle creative strategy and in-market activations as the lead agency of record in the US.

BetMGM has partnered with The Tom Joyner Foundation, which provides scholarship distribution and fundraising for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), to offer an Executive Series to HBCUs nationwide beginning this Fall. The partnership will offer HBCU students the opportunity to network with BetMGM executives and navigate the recruitment process in preparation for career opportunities at the company after graduation.

Betfred Sports has signed an agreement with Long Shot’s of Frederick, Maryland to bring retail and online sports betting to Maryland pending regulatory approval.

New Appointment Group Limited, a leading provider of player acquisition services for the regulated global online gambling industry, has announced that it has welcomed Michael Quartieri to its board of directors. Quartieri’s appointment to the Board was recommended by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and approved by the Board.

Author: Tracey Gomez