Curated iGaming News – August 23, 2017

iGaming

Sports Betting

  • RotoGrinders Acquires Fantasy Insiders – Largest daily fantasy sports affiliate and forum acquires niche fantasy strategy content provider.
  • DRAFT Inks Deal with Floyd Mayweather – New DFS site recently acquired by Paddy Power Betfair inks a deal with Mayweather before his fight against Conor McGregor, who recently inked a deal with BetSafe. Draft also has influencer deals with Shaquille O’Neal, Richard Sherman, Chad Johnson, following in the footsteps of how Draftkings/Fanduel grew in 2015.
  • Roger Goodell To Sign New 5 Year Contract Extension – Goodell and the NFL represent potential opposition to legalized sports betting, though the conversation appears to be warming.

Esports

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Esports

iGaming

Sports Betting

Lottery

 

 

Curated iGaming News – August 17, 2017

iGaming

Sports Betting

Esports

 

Curated iGaming News – August 16, 2017

Esports

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Curated iGaming News – August 15, 2017

Esports

iGaming

Curated iGaming News – August 14, 2017

Esports

iGaming

Sports Betting

International

Curated iGaming News – July 13, 2017

Esports

Could Overwatch Be Bigger Than Premier League Football? Developer Activision Blizzard has announced the first seven team owners for a forthcoming league. It believes – in time – the tournament could prove more lucrative than the UK’s Premier League – football’s highest-earning competition.

Is Fantasy Overwatch on the Horizon? Nate Nanzer, commissioner of the Overwatch League, tells Heroes Never Die that a fantasy league is in the planning stages, but they are not currently considering wagering. This article touches on Overwatch positioning for real money Overwatch fantasy sports.

Online Gambling

New Jersey Closes in on $600 Million in iGaming Revenue Since Legalization – New Jersey’s online casinos have generated nearly $600 million in gross revenue since online gambling was legalized and regulated in November 2013, according to analysts from PlayNJ.com.

PA Online Gambling Gets Put on Hold Again, Final Passage Still Likely – the saga continues in Pennsylvania. This could be resolved within days, or it could continue into the fall.

Google Opens Android’s Play Store to Real-Money Gambling Apps – Google is set to abolish its ban on real-money gambling apps for licensed operators in the jurisdictions they work in.

Internet Gambling Boosts Atlantic City Revenue in June – Year over year increase of 1.8%, with a 23% increase in online winnings. If the Trump Taj Mahal was not included in the calculations, the market would have shown a 10.8% increase.

Sports Betting

Connecticut Set to Adopt Sports Betting Regulations – Connecticut Governor Daniel Malloy has signed a bill authorizing the state to develop sports betting regulations and to increase the number of off-track-betting facilities.

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Sports Betting

Esports

Daily Fantasy Sports

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Michigan Online Gambling

Gambling and the Law

 

Curated iGaming News – July 11, 2017

Riot Games Sues Shanghai Moontoon Technology over League of Legends Knockoff

Belgian iGaming Bill Aims to Raise Minimum Online Gambling Age to 21

Michigan iGaming Still Has Life This Legislative Session

Australian DFS Startup PlayUp Seeks $10m AUD for Expansion

Fanduel and Draftkings Merger Not a Sure Thing

AutoLotto Raises Series A Financing