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15 11, 2018

Jackpocket Receives Responsible Gaming Certification by the National Council on Problem Gambling

2018-11-15T12:40:53-06:00

Jackpocket, a mobile-first startup helping to modernize state lotteries, received for the first time a responsible gaming certification from the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) as part of its Internet Responsible Gambling Compliance Assessment Program (iCAP), the highest standard in the U.S. for online responsible gaming. The assessment was conducted by Gambling Integrity, one of the world’s leading [...]

Jackpocket Receives Responsible Gaming Certification by the National Council on Problem Gambling 2018-11-15T12:40:53-06:00
15 11, 2018

Responsible Gambling: More than checking a box

2018-11-15T09:38:41-06:00

Download White Paper Why cross-industry, cross-market collaboration on Responsible Gambling has never been more important. Sustainability is the hot topic of the decade. Whether it is climate change, the destruction of the natural world or plastic waste, today’s generation is more concerned than ever about how the human race should be more [...]

Responsible Gambling: More than checking a box 2018-11-15T09:38:41-06:00
13 11, 2018

Updated KY Sports Betting Bill: 25 Percent Tax, Creation of Kentucky Gaming Commission, No Integrity Fee

2018-11-13T12:08:59-06:00

Kentucky Senator Julian Carroll (D-District 7) refiled an updated version of his sports betting bill on Friday. The bill, which would create the independent Kentucky Gaming Commission, calls for a 25 percent tax on net sports betting revenue as well as allowing the Kentucky Lottery Association and existing horse racing associations to be granted licenses. Any other interested venues may also apply.

Updated KY Sports Betting Bill: 25 Percent Tax, Creation of Kentucky Gaming Commission, No Integrity Fee 2018-11-13T12:08:59-06:00
13 11, 2018

Kansas lawmakers authorize study of sports gambling

2018-11-13T12:07:49-06:00

TOPEKA — Kansas legislative leaders on Friday authorized two days of meetings before the 2019 session to study, and possibly recommend, legislation to legalize gambling on sporting events.

Kansas lawmakers authorize study of sports gambling 2018-11-13T12:07:49-06:00
13 11, 2018

Intralot strengthens US provisions via New Mexico Lottery extension

2018-11-13T12:05:58-06:00

Greek gambling organisation Intralot has inked a two year extension to its New Mexico Lottery agreement, reflecting “the great long-term partnership and appreciation” between the two. In addition to the lengthening of its online systems contract, Intralot is to also proceed with the creation of a game tied to the outcome of sporting events. Set to be the first [...]

Intralot strengthens US provisions via New Mexico Lottery extension 2018-11-13T12:05:58-06:00
5 11, 2018

Quebec Fights Against Single Sports Gaming and the Courts

2018-11-05T09:01:32-06:00

Quebec is already in trouble over its fight with the telecom companies and Internet neutrality. Now, it is in court over single sports betting. The province plans to appeal several judgments against it to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Quebec Fights Against Single Sports Gaming and the Courts 2018-11-05T09:01:32-06:00
5 11, 2018

How esports, gambling, and sports betting are converging

2018-11-05T08:59:48-06:00

In May, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibited states from legalizing betting on professional and collegiate sporting events. That meant a lot of things, including the notion that esports betting could finally step out of the shadows in the legal sports betting arenas.

How esports, gambling, and sports betting are converging 2018-11-05T08:59:48-06:00
1 11, 2018

VCs Bet on New York Startup Helping to Modernize the $80 Billion Lottery Industry

2018-11-01T19:37:00-05:00

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following recent lottery frenzy, Jackpocket has raised an additional $16 million in venture capital in a Series B round of financing, further validation from the investor community in Jackpocket’s potential to help modernize the $80 billion lottery industry in the U.S. Led by Conductive Ventures, a new venture capital firm focused on expansion-stage companies, with participation [...]

VCs Bet on New York Startup Helping to Modernize the $80 Billion Lottery Industry 2018-11-01T19:37:00-05:00