Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Golden Nugget and Bally's awarded permit to conduct sports betting in Virginia

Bally's Corp. announced Tuesday that it has been issued a temporary sports wagering permit to conduct online sports betting in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The temporary permit provides Bally's with significant opportunities to showcase its best-in-class sports betting platform.

Golden Nugget Online Gaming, Inc. (GNOG) also won one of the few coveted online sports gaming licenses to be awarded in Virginia and has been granted a temporary permit to commence online sports wagering in the State of Virginia. The company now has market access to 10 states, legislation and regulatory approvals permitting.

"We will be working hand in hand with the regulators over the next couple of months to complete all of the required and standard platform testing so that we will be in a position to start taking bets this summer,” said Thomas Winter, president of GNOG.

UPDATE - Penn Sports Interactive, LLC was also awarded a temporary permit for their Barstool Sportsbook app.

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