Jarrod LeBlanc Article Archive

Jarrod LeBlanc has contributed 38 articles published on the iGaming News site.
ESPN BET set for launch, replacing Barstool Sports (14 November 2023)
The newly-branded online sportsbook operated by PENN Entertainment will combine The Worldwide Leader in Sports’ reach with the operator’s betting technology and experience.
AGCO penalizes PointsBet Canada $150,000 (13 November 2023)
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario found that the internet gaming company failed to meet the province’s responsible gambling requirements.
FanDuel boosts Flutter’s success in Q3 (9 November 2023)
The online sports betting giant propelled the global sports betting, gaming and entertainment company to a 13% group revenue increase year-on-year.
Hard Rock Bet relaunches in Florida (8 November 2023)
In an unexpected twist, the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s online sports wagering application is up-and-running for existing members or bettors who are currently Hard Rock loyalty rewards members.
Maine launching sports betting tomorrow (2 November 2023)
Online will be live on Caesars Sportsbook and DraftKings in the morning, while bettors will have to wait sometime before wagering at retail locations.
Betway cashes out of online sports betting in Illinois, again (30 October 2023)
The operator withdrew its application for an online-only license last week, leaving The Prairie State still with three licenses up for grabs.
US Supreme Court rules in favor of Florida sports betting (27 October 2023)
Although this is a win for the Seminole Tribe of Florida, don’t expect wagering to begin anytime soon.
Maine sports betting nears the finish line (3 October 2023)
Retail and online wagering in the Pine Tree State could launch in early November.
Florida continues to take aim against sports betting (26 September 2023)
Last week, the state’s gaming commission sent cease-and-desist letters to three Daily Fantasy Sports operators, which comes on the heels of the Hard Rock Bet legal battle.
Penn Sports Interactive voids NFL bets due to ‘technical error’ (22 September 2023)
Massachusetts and Pennsylvania overturned NFL wagers that were placed on wagers already decided, while New Jersey is petitioning to do the same.
Gambling tax might be on the rise in Sweden (21 September 2023)
MGM and Caesars hacked by same cyber attackers (14 September 2023)
Hard Rock Bet could launch next week in Florida (13 September 2023)
Kentucky kicks off retail sports betting (7 September 2023)
Ontario bans use of celebrities in online gambling ads (30 August 2023)
Esports same-game parlays are ready for takeoff (25 August 2023)
PAGCOR making operators pay the piper (18 August 2023)
PENN deal with ESPN signals the end for Barstool Sportsbook (9 August 2023)
Spiffbet selling off its game development business (4 August 2023)
Catena Media continues to focus on North American affiliation market (3 August 2023)
Aristocrat’s acquisition of NeoGames moves forward (19 July 2023)
UKGC launches hub for operators working with third parties (21 June 2023)
Newly appointed Finnish government takes stand on gambling monopoly (20 June 2023)
Sweden aims to strengthen consumer protection (19 June 2023)
DraftKings ups the ante in bid for PointsBet (16 June 2023)
Videoslots accepts £2 million regulatory settlement (15 June 2023)
Fanatics acquires PointsBet US business for $150 million (15 May 2023)
Puerto Rico takes a big step in the sports betting world (5 April 2023)
Massachusetts online sports betting off to a hot start (14 March 2023)
Real Luck clearly doesn’t need any as it continues to put up record numbers (8 March 2023)
Flutter finishes off 2022 strong, especially in the US (3 March 2023)
Who’s got next? The answer is micro betting (2 March 2023)
Global Gaming revenue leads the way for IGT (28 February 2023)
DraftKings and Barstool Sports agree to pay $750,000 in fines (21 February 2023)
New York proposes online casino business (16 February 2023)
Maine starts application process for sports wagering licenses (15 February 2023)
Bally’s experiences financials highs and lows for year ending 2022 (14 February 2023)
Encore Boston Harbor receives green light for expansion (10 February 2023)

Jarrod LeBlanc

Jarrod serves as Casino City's associate editor and helps produce and edit all of our weekly newsletters, as well as the GPWA Times Magazine. He has more than six years of experience as a writer and editor and enjoys playing fantasy sports, but spends most of his time with his family, running and coaching youth sports. Contact Jarrod at jarrod@casinocity.com and follow him on Twitter at @CasinoCityJL.