News and Analysis
Connecticut Online Gambling Is Live
After the successful soft launch of online gambling in Connecticut last week, online sportsbooks and casinos now operate without restricted hours or membership numbers. The three online gambling sites to go live are DraftKings, FanDuel and SugarHouse Sportsbook. The platforms are open to players in the state and over 21.
Design Works Gaming Gets PA and MI Licensing
Casino content developer Design Works Gaming has gained supplier licensing from both the PGCB and MIGCB this week. The studio's games will first go live at Golden Nugget and Resorts Casinos simultaneously. The provider is already licensed in NJ.
Online Gaming Driving Revenue Growth in PA
iGaming revenue in PA is skyrocketing, up 71.5% from September 2020. The most popular online casinos in the state by revenue are Hollywood Casino and BetRivers Casino.
PlayUp Receives Operator License in NJ
Australian fantasy and sports betting operator PlayUp has received an operator license from the NJDGE this week, and it seems to be just the beginning of their plans for the US market.
“New Jersey doesn’t just represent the largest market in terms of revenue for any operator, but it also is an indicator showing the market, both consumers and investors, that we have cleared the most stringent regulatory standards in the world.”
“We have aggressive growth plans for our jurisdictional footprint in 2022, and going into other states with New Jersey approval in our back pocket is a positive sign for other regulators.”
PlayUp will also look at expanding into the US online gaming market in due course.
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