Industry News of the Day for January 19, 2021

iDEA Growth Member News

  • iGB North America, 1.19.21 – Virginia Lottery Awards 26 Sports Betting Vendor Licenses (Sportradar, Continent 8, Sightline Payments, Paysafe)
    • The Virginia Lottery has issued 26 sports betting vendor licenses to affiliates, payment providers and data suppliers ahead of the launch of the state’s regulated sports wagering market.
  • iGB North America, 1.19.21 – 888 Extends WSOP Agreement With Caesars Interactive
    • 888 Holdings has agreed to a multi-year extension of its exclusive B2B poker partnership with Caesars Interactive Entertainment, in a deal which sees 888 continue to power the World Series of Poker (WSOP)-branded online poker offering.
  • Boston Business Journal, 1.19.21 – DraftKings, FanDuel Face More Competition In Sports Betting
    • DraftKings and FanDuel are the “most widely recognized sportsbook names and together comprise” roughly 80% of the U.S. market, but “scores of competitors are now angling for a piece of the action in a torrid sports betting category,” according to a national advertising magazine.

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