Clicky

GAN Announces Material Additional Services for FanDuel - PennsylvaniaPoker.com News : PennsylvaniaPoker.com News
fanduel-GAN
Published on
Update on

B2B online gambling software and services provider GAN has recently announced that it will be extending its partnership with FanDuel Group by making “material additions” to the services it provides as the two companies prepare for the launch of the Keystone State’s online gambling market. The heavily anticipated launch of online gambling has been a major focus for a number of gambling operators and from the look of everything, each and every interested party intends to bring its A-game into the very competitive gaming market. GAN and FanDuel are just among the companies that are hoping to get a piece of that lucrative market in one way or the other.

GAN and the FanDuel Group, which is the United States brand of renowned international gambling operator Flutter Entertainment Plc. (formerly known as Paddy Power Betfair), first announced that they would be partnering up way back in 2013. This partnership was geared towards a digital launch in the state of New Jersey – online gambling, unfortunately, only became legal in the state in 2018. Still, considering how lucrative that particular market turned out to be, it was definitely worth the wait.

To keep their plans going, GAN and FanDuel in January 2019 announced that they would be building on their initial 2013 partnership with an extended five-year contract. This extended contract stipulates that GAN would become FanDuel’s provider for “rapid deployment of Internet casino, and account services for Internet sports betting in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.”

Needless to say, the expanded partnership between the two companies presents a huge opportunity for them to deliver on their growth strategies in the United States. In addition to that, it certainly presents newer and more promising revenue opportunities.

“The launch of an Internet casino service for another casino in Pennsylvania represents a material incremental revenue opportunity for GAN,” Dermot Smurfit, CEO of GAN, commented.

All things considered, there has never been a better time for them to pursue these interests than now. GAN has already ensured it has a future in Pennsylvania’s online gambling market by partnering with Parx Casino.

FanDuel’s Future in Pa. Sports Betting

It has been barely three months since FanDuel was approved for sports betting in the Keystone State and now that it has an extended partnership with GAN, its partnership with Boyd Gaming’s Valley Forge Casinos Resort, the sky seems to be the limit for its operation in the state.

Online sports betting in the state officially took off at the end of May 2019 and so far, everything looks very promising. Case in point, within the roughly three-day test phase, the first online/mobile sportsbook brought in a whopping $570,000. Clearly, there is a lot to look forward to.

Latest Headlines

Pennsylvania iGaming Revenues Hit $100M, Poker Remains Slow

Pennsylvania’s iGaming revenue hits $100 million in July as poker continues to bring up the rear Slots and table games led the way, with Hollywood Penn National and Rivers Philadelphia accounting for 67% of the total revenue PokerStars PA drew the biggest share of poker action, although WSOP PA has now wrapped its first bracelet […]

WSOP PA Announces $50K Depositor’s Freeroll

Following WSOP’s successful soft launch in Pennsylvania, the platform is launching its first promotions Players will be able to gain entry into the World Series $10,000 Main Event in Las Vegas if they place first or second in the upcoming $50K Depositor’s Freeroll A third ticket will be awarded randomly to one lucky player who […]

WSOP’s Launch is on the Cards for Pennsylvania

WSOP may finally be arriving in Pennsylvania, but will that change the current balance of powers PokerStars PA remains the dominant card room in the Keystone State for months now Borgata/BetMGM’s entry was modest, and revenue continues to remain low as the network targets new players The Keystone State may have a third poker operator […]

PA Online Casinos and Poker Rooms Dominate Sports Betting

Casinos and poker have posted the strongest gaming results in May, with a cumulative $110 million in gross revenue  Sports betting continues to slow down as the Super Bowl and March Madness season are over Gaming remains the biggest driver of revenue for regulated gambling markets  Pennsylvania’s online casino results continue to dwarf sports betting […]

DoJ Names Billy Joe Taylor as Defendant in $88M Medicare Fraud Scheme

Up-and-coming poker personality Billy Joe Taylor was indicted on fraud charges alleging that he defrauded Medicare of $88 million The alleged fraud happened through Taylor’s testing laboratories which DOJ suspects abused COVID-19 relief funds and other government incentives Investigators have brought a total of 14 defendants on charges of defrauding Medicare, but Taylor’s alleged involvement […]

Similar PA Casinos Post

Parx Casino Extends Footprint to New Jersey

Needless to say, Pennsylvania’s retail and digital gaming markets are doing quite well. Its sports betting market has rapidly grown and is now one of the most lucrative ones in the United States. Parx Casino in Bensalem has been one of the biggest players in the state’s gambling industry and its sports betting offering is […]

Parx Casino Inks Multi-Year Deal with Philadelphia 76ers

The gaming industry in the United States continues to grow at a very fast pace and so do the partnerships between various stakeholders. For instance, a number of sports teams and leagues are signing deals with gambling-related entities as part of their efforts to build their brands and bring in revenue. The latest partnership deal […]

Kindred Debuts Unibet-Branded Sportsbook in Pennsylvania

Last Friday, Nordic online gambling operator Kindred Group followed up its New Jersey debut by launching its second sportsbook in the Keystone State. The company’s Unibet branded sportsbook officially went live in Pennsylvania through a multi-year partnership with Mohegan Sun Pocono which is owned and operated by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Tribe’s casino resort […]

FanDuel Boosts Pa. Sports Betting Revenue in August

In August 2019, sports bettor in Pennsylvania placed a whopping $109 million in sports bets, an 84 percent increase from the amount that was wagered in July. According to the revenue report that was released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) the online gambling sector was the biggest contributor to the revenue. In total, […]