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Iowa Sportsbooks Smash Monthly Record as Sports Betting Activity Jumps by 94%

Iowa Sportsbooks Smash Monthly Record as Sports Betting Activity Jumps by 94%

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has released the state's latest sports betting revenue figures showing that Iowa sportsbooks accepted $210.4 million during the month of September. The latest monthly report reveals that sports betting activity jumped by 94% on August's handle of $108.4 million. 

Virginia Sports Betting Activity Increases by 12.7% for the Month of August

Virginia Sports Betting Activity Increases by 12.7% for the Month of August

The Virginia Lottery has released its latest monthly revenue report revealing that the state's licensed sportsbooks accepted $182.4 million in wagers during the month of August.

Connecticut Sports Betting Launch Day Pushed Back Due to Federal Register Delay

Connecticut Sports Betting Launch Day Pushed Back Due to Federal Register Delay

Connecticut's sports betting industry was due to launch today, October 7th, but has been pushed back due to a delay in the publication of memorandums of understanding on the federal register. 

Betfred to Launch Sports Betting in Louisiana Following Partnership Deal with Paragon Casino

Betfred to Launch Sports Betting in Louisiana Following Partnership Deal with Paragon Casino

Paragon Casino has announced a partnership deal with Betfred Sports that will see the sports betting operator launch a retail sportsbook in Central Louisiana. The sportsbook is set to accept its first bets on Thursday October 6th at 3 p.m. CST.

BetMGM Partners with Puyallup Tribe of Indians to Open Retail Sportsbook in Washington State

BetMGM Partners with Puyallup Tribe of Indians to Open Retail Sportsbook in Washington State

BetMGM has announced that it has agreed terms on a deal with Puyallup Tribe of Indians that will see the gaming company operate retail sportsbooks at two tribal casinos in Washington state.

Colorado Sports Betting Bounces Back as Sportsbooks Accept $211.9 Million in Wagers During August

Colorado Sports Betting Bounces Back as Sportsbooks Accept $211.9 Million in Wagers During August

Revenue report shows that the state's sportsbooks bounced back from a disappointing July to accept more than $211.9 million in wagers during the month of August.

Endeavor Agrees $1.2 Billion Deal to Acquire OpenBet from Scientific Games

Endeavor Agrees $1.2 Billion Deal to Acquire OpenBet from Scientific Games

Endeavor Group Holdings Inc. has announced that it has agreed terms on a deal that will see the group acquire sports betting company OpenBet from Scientific Games for $1 billion in cash and $200 million in Endeavor's Class A common stock. 

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