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Jessica Welman

Editor at SBC Americas and Canadian Gaming Business

Appears in 55 Episodes

Ep 302: Porter's guilty plea & Betway 'call it quits' in the US

One of the biggest sports betting scandals of the post-PASPA era is going to result in a professional athlete likely spending time behind bars. Is Jontay Porter just t...

Ep 296: MGM battle the FTC and all change in Ohio

We are back in the courtroom for today’s episode of iGaming Daily, supported by Optimove to delve into MGM’s ongoing multi-court battle with the Federal Trade Commissi...

Ep 292: Who's the man behind the Doe in DraftKings extortion suit?

Sadly, Thursday's usual duo of Jessica Welman and Charlie Horner will not be on today’s episode of iGaming Daily as Charlie decided that annual leave was more importan...

Ep 288: Is iGaming going through a generational shift?

iGaming Daily's coverage of the Canadian Gaming Summit 2024 comes to a close as SBC Americas Editor, Jessica Welman, welcomes Martyn Elliott, Media Project Director at...

Ep 287: Alberta, you're on everyone's mind at the Canadian Gaming Summit

iGaming Daily's coverage of the Canadian Gaming Summit continues on the conference room floor from Toronto as SBC Americas Editor, Jessica Welman, is joined by her par...

Ep 286: Is Ontario's blanket ban on gambling ambassadors flawed?

Today’s episode of iGaming Daily, supported by Optimove, comes to you from the Canadian Gaming Summit in TorontoHost Ted Orme-Claye, Editor of Insider Sport and Paymen...

Ep 278: A 'sweep' over the Evolution and VGW lawsuits

We’re heading stateside in today’s episode of iGaming Daily as two of the US’ biggest iGaming suppliers have entered a legal battle over copycat game allegations. Evol...

Ep 277: Tucupita Marcano, the modern-day Pete Rose?

Major League Baseball remains entangled in controversy surrounding its gambling rules after the news that San Diego Padres utility player Tucupita Marcano received a l...

Ep 272: Death, Taxes and Massachusetts Drama

iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove, returns to the US for today's episode as Jessica Welman welcomes Charlie Horner to discuss a couple of major recent stories. Than...

Ep 262: FanDuel casino success & Google affiliate carnage

FanDuel was a big winner this week, as the firm reported a successful Q1 that witnessed year-over-year growth but still fell short of Wall Street expectations. And thi...

Ep 258: Stagnation to innovation at SBC Summit NA

On the second, and final, day of the SBC Summit North America 2024 conference, the iGaming Daily team are once again on the conference room floor as SBC Americas Edito...

Ep 257: Meadowlands opens its doors for SBC Summit North America

The doors have opened for SBC Summit North America, as exhibitors flock to the Meadowlands Exposition Center, New Jersey. Joining SBC Americas' Editor, Jessica Welman,...

Ep 253: Skee-Ball explodes and the Fanatics/DraftKings court case hots up

This week, gambling social media exploded because of all things Skee-Ball. Just about everyone on X, formerly known as Twitter, had a hot take about an announcement fr...

Ep 252: iLottery's North American potential, with Greentube's Markus Antl

Online casino legislation may have stagnated this year, but the US online casino and lottery industries are anything but passive. The market continues to grow with new...

Ep 247: DraftKings in court again and PointsBet follow suit

Jessica Welman returns to the host's chair for today's episode of iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove, joined by SBC Media Manager Charlie Horner to discuss some ramp...

Ep 244: Mapping a new route for Geolocation in the US, with Radar

Geolocation is an essential tool to have to be an effective and compliant business in the North American online gaming space. Being able to identify where players are ...

Ep 243: NBA gives Jontay Porter the ban hammer

In the post-PASPA era we’ve seen major betting scandals across the MLB, NFL and NCAA but none come close to the story of Jontay Porter, the former Toronto Raptor who h...

Ep 237: Ontario's momentum falters in other Provinces

Two years ago the Canadian province launched its open market to much fanfare. Over the past two years, the province has grown and developed into a robust and successfu...

Ep 233: ESPN suffer risk-free blunder, with Dustin Gouker

When Penn Entertainment offloaded Barstool Sports, the suits at the company inevitably exhaled thinking that the long list of PR gaffes were a thing of the past. Howev...

Ep 223: 'The Problem with Problem Gambling', with Jonathan Michaels

With it being Problem Gambling Awareness Month in the US, today's episode of iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove, takes a closer look at some of the challenges the in...

Ep 216: Lights, Camera, Legislative Action

We are going to talk about winners and losers today on iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove. In the first half of the show, Jessica Welman, Editor at SBC Americas, is ...

Ep 213: Saturday Night Live

SBC Americas Editor Jessica Welman has Georgia on her mind on today's episode of iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove, as the Peach State, notoriously averse to gambli...

Ep 208: Wynners and DFS Losers

Jessica Welman returned from her Carribean cruise to a tidal wave of news in the industry, and hops into the iGaming Daily hosting chair to discuss as much of it as po...

Ep 194: DraftKings land King-sized endorsement deal with LeBron

We are in the middle of an inflection point when it comes to US sports betting, particularly when it comes to advertising. While ESPN’s Outside the Lines and 60 Minute...

Ep 192: Former Resorts World CEO's guilty plea explained

Last September, Scott Sibella announced an abrupt departure from Resorts World, stepping down as its President and CEO for, what was stated at the time, as violating c...

Ep 188: Sportsbooks set for Super Bowl growth?

The Big Game is turning into a Big Game for sports betting operators. This year, we are going to potentially see three different Super Bowl commercials from sports bet...

Ep 184: AGA shows true GRIT against federal excise tax

The US federal excise tax has existed long before the repeal of PASPA, but it is a subject that is rarely discussed—until now.Last week, federal lawmakers introduced t...

Ep 181: New York teases fresh online casino bill

We’re in a New York state of mind in the first half of today’s episode of iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove as late last week, the concrete jungle once again introd...

Ep 178: Can North Carolina beat March Madness

The launch of North Carolina sports betting has been a waiting game as the state lottery is working to approve and license interested operators with the hopes of launc...

Ep 168: 2023- The highs and lows of US gaming

The new year is upon us but before we take a break to spend some holiday time with the family and ready for 2024, here at iGaming Daily we are going to look back on 20...

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