Industry News of the Day for October 25, 2022

iDEA Growth Member News

  • Charlie Horner for SBC Americas: Genius Sports broadens bet365 partnership in long-term extension
    • Genius Sports has agreed to a long-term extension of its official data partnership with bet365, which sees the pair link-up on sports data content in the US as well as ‘next-generation’ betting products including the use of AI.

Industry News

  • Christopher Gerlacher for Gaming Today: Yahoo’s Sale Shows How Sports Betting Has Changed Sports Reporting
    • In early May, Apollo Global Management bought Yahoo and AOL from Verizon for $5 billion. However, there’s one piece of this that’s interesting. Yahoo isn’t just a search engine or a news aggregator. It’s also built a strong sports betting reporting site.




  • Connor Grootenhuis for List Of Hopeful Massachusetts Sports Betting Operators Announced
    • It’s been a busy week in the Massachusetts sports betting world. Monday was the deadline day for any potential Massachusetts sports betting provider to submit their initial scoping survey to the state. Now, the list of potential operators has been announced.


New Jersey

  • Bill Gelman for What Would Caesars Palace Casino In New York Mean For Atlantic City Casinos?
    • The idea of three casinos eventually opening in downstate New York continues to take intriguing twists and turns. One of the latest came last week when Caesars Entertainment sent out a press release regarding a partnership with SL Green Realty Corp. to redevelop a Time Square site into “a premiere entertainment and gaming destination.”


  • Gary Rotstein for Caesars Shifts To Become Serious Competitor Among PA Sportsbooks
    • The recently reformatted Caesars Sportsbook took barely $1 million in online/mobile bets in August and showed a handle of $17.5 million in September, according to the revenue report released last week by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. That was about seven times as much as its betting volume of $2.4 million in September 2021.