iSportConnect ‘Meet the Member’ Interview with Dr Laila Mintas

This is an excerpt from an interview which appeared on SportConnect.   Earlier this summer, Dr Laila Mintas was appointed as the new US CEO of PlayUp, an Australian Gambling company seeking to take greater steps into the American market. Laila, formerly Deputy President of Sportradar US, chatted to Ben Page from her home in Las […]


Eventus International Feature: Interview with Dr Laila Mintas

This is an excerpt from an interview which appeared in the September 2020 issue of EI Industry News.   Ismail Vali interviews Dr Laila Mintas, Chief Executive Officer of PlayUp USA EI: Can you share some background on your career with readers and elaborate on your role as CEO for PlayUp USA? Laila: As a […]


Colorado sports betting license approved

PlayUp USA has been granted an online sports betting license for Colorado and can legally take bets in that state. As per the normal procedure for bookmakers gaining approval, it is a temporary license for now. The regulators will work on completing a more thorough investigation, which we expect to pass with flying colours and […]


Colorado sports betting expands again – and will again in a few weeks

This is an excerpt from an article which appeared on PlayUSA.   It has been less than four months since Colorado sports betting was launched. Throughout that time, the industry has slowly expanded — “slowly” being the relative term here. Since going live May 1, Colorado sports betting saw 10 operators roll out online sportsbooks, […]


PlayUp U.S. CEO on Colorado sportsbook launch, market outlook, and future offerings

This is an excerpt from an article which appears on Colorado Sharp   At three months old, Colorado’s sports betting market already includes ten sportsbooks. In fact, Colorado is such a promising sports betting market that some international companies want to make their American debuts here. PlayUp is one such company, anticipating a September launch with one more state launch […]