Sportsradar offers free fraud detection to sporting groups

Sportsradar is offering its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) free of charge to sports federations and state gaming authorities. The move comes as the company reports a global surge in match fixing across a wide range of professional sports. Officials at Sportsradar are alarmed at what they've been seeing on their systems over past 18…

MaximBet NIL deal courts Colorado female athletes

MaximBet is looking to turn female college athletes in Colorado into brand ambassadors with a new plan that capitalizes on their newfound power to cash in on their likenesses. It’s an innovative strategy that should bring MaximBet plenty of positive press, while offering the athletes a chance to elevate their profiles.  The plan, which is…

MGM Resorts ready to fight for BetMGM

Officials at MGM Resorts are ready to fight tooth and nail in an effort to prevent DraftKings from purchasing Entain, the company that’s currently running MGM’s sports betting arm - BetMGM. MGM Resorts made that sentiment very clear in a tersely-worded press release that’s adding some interesting wrinkles to one of the biggest gaming industry…

Entain verifies DraftKings $20B buyout offer

DraftKings, one of the biggest names in regulated US sports betting, is making a move to purchase one its biggest rivals in a deal that could be worth something north of $20 billion (USD). The offer, which was confirmed by officials at Entain, could mostly be viewed as a major move on the US market…

New Jersey sports betting success: $664 million in one month

Regulated sports betting is enjoying unfettered success in the state to which all sports betting fans in the United States owe a big thank you to - New Jersey. Every month, Garden State sportsbooks seem to be breaking revenue records and August 2021 proved to be no exception with operators reporting $664 million in business.…

GeoComply has bad news for black market sports betting

The rise of regulated sport betting in the United States has been great news for licensed operators such as DraftKings and BetMGM. These companies have seen business boom as Americans of all stripes throw down hundreds of millions of dollars every week on their beloved NFL and college football games. But the sports betting boom…

AGA predicts 45.2 million Americans will bet on football this season

About one out of every three Americans lives in a state where regulated sports betting will give them an opportunity to place a bet on a football game this season. About 13 percent of those folks will actually be placing a wager. Of those folks who can legally wager on a game, about 45.2 million,…

BetMGM makes move on Puerto Rican sports betting market

BetMGM is making a move to grab valuable regulated sports betting market share in Puerto Rico as it teams with Casino Del Mar at La Concha Resort for its first partnership outside the Continental United States. The proposed new operation, which is subject to regulatory approval, will include both retail and mobile sports betting operations.…

DraftKings pairs with Simplebet for micro-betting action

US sports betting giant DraftKings is entering into an agreement with Simplebet that will see the company's micro-betting products implemented on its platform. It's a deal that will greatly enhance DraftKings' live betting capabilities to the level of individual pitches and other fleeting moments in the sporting world. It's also a deal that raises the…