Twin River Casino and Tiverton Casino Hotel will host Rhode Island's first sports bets shortly after Thanksgiving. However, visitors to the state's two casinos will have to wait until next year to wager from mobile devices.
Ladbrokes is poised to close its on-course bookies in Ireland in response to the betting tax being raised to 2%. The company runs betting shops at eight racecourses.
Bet365 subsidiary Hillside will create a physical and online sportsbook for Resorts World Catskills when casinos are approved to offer sports wagering in New York. The del Lago, Tioga Downs and Rivers casinos already signed deals with sports betting partners.
Kentucky Downs is selling its assets, including 750 historical horse racing machines, to Kentucky Racing Acquisition. The machines have helped increase race betting at the facility from $20 million in 2010 to nearly $800 million so far this year.
A Tennessee lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize sports betting for adults 21 or older living in a jurisdiction that has approved sports wagers via referendum. If passed, the Tennessee Sports Gaming Act would put in place a 10% tax on sports betting, require a $7,500 licensing fee and create a state gaming commission.
Penn National Gaming and Vici Properties are buying Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit for about $1 billion. The property boasts about 2,700 gaming machines, a poker room, 60 table games, several dining options, four bars and a coffee shop.
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will break ground on an expansion for its Durant casino in late spring. The casino will gain a larger gaming floor, more guest rooms, a conference center, new pools, a lazy river, a parking garage and retail space.
Intralot has extended its deal with the New Mexico Lottery by two years to help the organization launch its first sports betting lottery game. The new offering will allow players to place wagers on a variety of sporting events in one parlay bet.
CG Technology has admitted to accusations filed against it and extended a $1.75 million settlement offer in response. A complaint issued by the Nevada Gaming Control Board claims the company took wagers from outside the state, made incorrect payouts to 1,483 bettors, accepted bets after events were over and misconfigured a satellite sportsbook betting station tied to the 2018 Super Bowl.
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