News and Analysis
Connecticut Governor, Ned Lamont, Makes Gambling History
It’s official, online sports betting, fantasy sports, and casinos are now legal in CT (but still await Federal government approval). This week Governor Lamont has taken the historic step of signing HB 6451 into law. We’ve been following this story closely over the last few months, and it’s now official, the Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes of CT will soon be able to offer online sports betting and casino games online legally. All that’s left is for the Bureau of Indian Affairs at the US Department of Interior to approve the law changes and the tribe’s casinos to form platform partnerships and launch online services, so hold tight CT, the launch of online gambling is not long off!
Bragg Gaming Group Complete Wild Streak Gaming Acquisition
This week Bragg Gaming Group (B2B iGaming supplier) has acquired Wild Streak Gaming. This move increases Bragg’s games content and offering for players as Wild Streak has 39 online slots and creates social games content (sweepstakes games).
EveryMatrix Launches US Games Studio: Armadillo
In more good news for casino games and software in the US, this week, EveryMatrix (a European iGaming and sports supplier) has announced the opening of its first US games studio, Armadillo. The studio will be creating games exclusively for the US market, targeting local tastes and playing styles.
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