Macau: 2nd largest junket group boss arrested amid sector crackdown

Macau police have arrested casino junket boss Levo Chan Weng Lin, chairman and controlling shareholder of Tak Chun Group and co-chairman and CEO of Macau Legend Development. Analysts described Tak Chun Group as second only to Suncity Group in market share for pre-pandemic years in the world’s largest gaming hub. Macau Legend Development announced on … Read more

Entain to enter metaverse with new global innovation hub Ennovate, $134M investment

maintain is one of the first major gambling operators to announce the development and display of disruptive technologies and the first consumer products for the sports and entertainment metaverse. On Monday, Entain said that it will be launched Global Innovation Center, Ennovate, with the The first laboratory will open in London this spring. Ennovate will … Read more

Entain to Explore NFTS and the Metaverse

Publication date: January 31, 2022 at 08:34 am. Last update: January 31, 2022, 08:34 AM. Entain is exploring expanding its global reach into a new dimension. The gaming company is in a frenzy surrounding the non-fungible tokens (NFT) and the Metaverse. Jette Nygaard-Andersen, CEO of Entain, continues to redefine gaming. The latest initiatives bring the … Read more

Kansas City pro esports franchise to expand wagering tech with PLLAY Labs

AI-driven video game wagering platform PLLAY Labs has partnered with esports franchise Kansas City Pioneers, the fintech announced last week. The two companies are set to bridge esports and technology “to enhance monetization and engagement experiences” across different avenues. The multifaceted partnership, which according to a press release is based on “creating, delivering and elevating … Read more

Florida: DraftKings, FanDuel-backed sports betting initiative out of the race; Sands’ group defends gambling petition

A proposed constitutional amendment seeking to authorize sports betting at professional sports venues, pari-mutuel facilities and statewide via online platforms in Florida has missed the mark to make it on the 2022 ballot. The petition drive, backed by sports gaming giants FanDuel and DraftKings, lack the required signatures to bring forward the issue for Florida … Read more

Caesars partners with New York Racing Association for sports betting

Amid the newly launched mobile sports betting market in New York, Caesars Entertainment‘s sports betting division Caesars Sportsbook has reached a partnership agreement with the New York Racing Association, the gaming giant announced on Thursday. The deal establishes Caesars as an official sports betting marketing partner and the title sponsor of the NYRA Turf Triple … Read more

Esports betting sees 170% growth in 2021, with 20% increase in LatAm

To better reflect the growing popularity of esports betting over the past few years, Uplatform, a global sports betting company, online casino operating platform and solutions provider, has shared its latest… Insights on esports betting trends, based on Sports Statistics on your gaming preferences and behavior data coverage 60 sports. In 2021, the global esports … Read more

SCOTUS Odds Favor Senate Confirmation of President Biden Appointment

Published: January 26, 2022, 12:32 pm. Last update: January 26, 2022, 01:31 AM. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will soon fill a vacancy. Today, Judge Stephen Breyer announced his anticipated resignation. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer stands outside the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. in 2011. Breyer plans to leave the … Read more