Tag Archives: U.S.A.

IGT to co-found $415 million fund to settle DoubleDown Casino class-action lawsuit

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Multinational gaming machines, lottery, sportsbetting and iGaming innovator International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that it is to help establish a special fund to settle the class-action federal lawsuit earlier brought against its former DoubleDown Interactive LLC subordinate. The London-listed behemoth used an official Monday press release to detail the signing of an agreement in […]

Regulatory green light for MGM Resorts International’s proposed LeoVegas AB takeover

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Twitter American land-based casino giant MGM Resorts International has announced the receipt of the ‘necessary governmental clearances’ concerning its $607 million plan to purchase prominent iGaming operator LeoVegas AB. The Las Vegas-headquartered company behind almost 30 casino resorts in the United States and Macau used an official Friday press release to detail that its offer […]

Penn Entertainment Incorporated to fully acquire Barstool Sports Incorporated

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American casino operator Penn Entertainment Incorporated has reportedly inked a deal that is to see it pay approximately $387 million so as to fully acquire all of the outstanding shares of online sportsbetting provider Barstool Sports Incorporated. According to a Wednesday report from the Bloomberg news service, the firm previously known as Penn National Gaming […]

American Gaming Association heralds a successful May

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In the United States and the American Gaming Association trade group has announced that the nation’s aggregated commercial land-based and online gross gaming and sportsbetting revenues for May increased by 9.5% year-on-year to hit a record high of $5.1 billion. The advocacy organization used an official Thursday press release to declare that March, April and […]

American Gaming Association commends Congressional letter

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In the United States and the American Gaming Association trade group has praised a Congressional letter asking the federal government to start seriously clamping down on illegal offshore iGaming operators. The advocacy organization used an official Wednesday press release to detail that the correspondence was recently sent to the United States Department of Justice after […]

BetMGM seals deals to introduce Wheel of Fortune Casino service

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Twitter In the United States and the BetMGM retail and online sportsbetting brand has announced that it is teaming up with International Game Technology (IGT) and Sony Pictures Television so as to launch a unique service themed around the popular Wheel of Fortune television gameshow. Born out of a partnership between American land-based casino operator […]

American Gaming Association urges federal government to act on illegal gambling

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In the United States and the American Gaming Association trade group has implored the federal government to initiate a coordinated crackdown against unregulated ‘skill game’ machines and illegal online casino and sportsbook operators. The advocacy organization used an official Thursday press release to detail that it has sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland […]