Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – December 6-12

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Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news, new partnerships and new appointments. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

BetMGM has announced that a Borgata Online Casino player in New Jersey has won a record $3.5m while playing its exclusive MGM Grand Millions slot title. This marks the largest payout in US online casino history.

The Stillaguamish and Kalispel Tribes have launched sports betting at their respective casinos, following the September launch of sports betting at the Snoqualmie Tribe’s casino.

The Seminole Tribe has suspended operations of its new Hard Rock Sportsbook mobile app — Florida’s first legal online sports betting platform.

The Game Day has secured $4.5M in a Series A financing round. The raise comes as the company scales to meet strong demand in the North American sports media space.

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has provided great news for gambling enthusiasts. The gaming conglomerate has revealed that its Cascades North Bay casino is on schedule and that the new gaming facility is on track to debut in the first months of 2022.

MaximBet has selected Global Payments Gaming Solutions’ iGaming solutions to provide a seamless funding experience to patrons via their smart devices.

JCM Global has installed a massive outdoor LED pylon sign at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Okla., setting another milestone achievement for its Digital Signage Solutions product line.

Columbia Pacific Advisors’ business finance strategy, CPBF, a direct lender to non-sponsored and sponsor-backed emerging growth and middle market companies, announced it has delivered a $30 million senior secured term loan to Esports Technologies Inc.

Full House Resorts Inc has announced that its American Place gaming and entertainment destination proposal has been selected by the Illinois Gaming Board.

Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, in partnership with Chiliz, have announced that they will launch a $VERDAO Fan Token on

Richard Schwartz, CEO of Rush Street Interactive, has been named “Leader of the Year” at the SBC Awards North America 2021.


The Vegas Golden Knights has announced a multi-year renewal to the team’s partnership with BetMGM, an Official Betting Partner of the Vegas Golden Knights.

Spintec and Dynamic Gaming Solutions have signed an exclusive agreement for the distribution of Spintec products in the US.

The NFL Players Association (NFLPA), DraftKings and OneTeam Partners, the group licensing partner of the NFLPA, revealed plans to launch gamified NFT collections that will debut on DraftKings Marketplace during the 2022-2023 NFL season.

Sightline Payments has announced that IGT will deploy Sightline’s proprietary mobile loyalty platform, JOINGO, as IGT’s preferred mobile app solution for casino operators leveraging IGT casino management technology.

New Appointments

Galaxy Gaming has appointed Cheryl Kondra to its Board of Directors. Ms. Kondra currently serves as VP of Internal Audit at Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the US.

PointsBet has announced the appointment of Liam Roecklein as the company’s new Senior VP of Content. Roecklein previously served as the Senior VP & General Manager at Cheddar News.

Wynn Resorts Limited has announced that it will appoint Julie Cameron-Doe as its new CFO, effective in the second quarter of 2022 on completion of her notice period with her current employer.

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