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Betting on Sports America hits New York and New Jersey

Betting on Sports America

Betting on Sports America, the new sports betting conference and exhibition from SBC, is so big that it is spanning two states! The conference, which is being held from 23-25 April 2019, will start off in New York City, cross the Hudson River to New Jersey, before returning to Manhattan to round things off. The event will open on Tuesday …

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William Hill US enters legal battle with FanDuel over copyright allegation

William Hill US has opened legal proceedings against competing sportsbook operator FanDuel, over alleged copyright infringement relating to a betting guide at the Meadowlands racetrack. The civil complaint filed by William Hill has outlined that the ‘How to Bet Guide’ distributed by FanDuel was identical to the Hill’s guide. One of the key passages in FanDuel’s guide features the wording …

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RotoQL makes its US betting play launching BetQL ‘bookie beater’ app

New York-based sports data and insights provider, RotoQL has launched its first B2C sports mobile analytics app – BetQL, seeking to provide sports fans with the best tool to beat the bookmakers. BetQL has been developed to enable sports fans to ‘discover the best value propositions’ across betting markets. The platform seeks to deliver effective data with optimal market/event insights …

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OPTIMA picks up Systems Management prize at the Oracle Awards

OPTIMA

Strategy and tech plans employed by OPTIMA have been vindicated after the company landed a prize for Systems Management at the Oracle Excellence Innovation Awards 2018. The ceremony, which took place at the Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco on Monday, saw the sports betting and gaming solutions provider rubbing shoulders with leading worldwide tech organisations such as Cisco and Accenture. …

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Trusted Hand! GVC & MGM confirm Adam Greenblatt as US joint-venture CEO

Issuing a combined corporate communication, US market strategic partners GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts have confirmed the appointment of Adam Greenblatt as US joint-venture Chief Executive of ‘MGM GVC Interactive LLC’ Noted as a key stakeholder in the creation of the MGM-GVC Interactive strategic property, Greenblatt has been promoted to the executive leadership position having formerly served as Director of Corporate Development …

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Baltimore Ravens unveils new partnership with Caesars Property

A landmark deal has been agreed between the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and National Football League team, the Baltimore Ravens. The deal marks only the second-ever partnership between a casino and an NFL franchise, it unites two anchors of Baltimore’s developing Southern Gateway Entertainment District, which earlier this year welcomed global sports entertainment leader Topgolf. The only previous deal between an NFL …

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Growth continues for US data supplier theScore

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Provider of digital sports news and data to North American sports bettors, theScore Inc has announced its financial results for the 12 month period concluding on August 31, 2018. The supplier has benefited from the liberalisation of sports betting, with its total revenue for the year ending August 31, 2018 growing to $27.7m, as opposed to $26.3m in F2017. Additionally, …

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William Hill gains vital US knowledge via Gordon Wilson hiring

William Hill have announced a further strengthening of its US approach, with Gordon Wilson to take up a position on the firm’s board of directors, as an independent non-executive director, from January 2 next year. The current President and CEO of Travelport Worldwide, Wilson is to become a member of the board’s corporate responsibility and nomination committees upon joining. Roger …

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Delegates give overwhelming support to Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports

More than 90% of visitors to last month’s biggest ever Betting on Sports conference rated its networking opportunities as either very good or excellent. This came from a survey made available to the 2,500 registered delegates for #bosweek, which also found considerable praise for the party locations, speaker lineup and conference app, as well as the presence of so many …

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Tilman Fertitta puts forward bold Caesars & Golden Nugget merger bid

US news sources have reported that casino and leisure mogul Tilman Fertitta, seeks to merge his Golden Nugget Casinos corporation with Caesars Entertainment. Fertitta the owner of NBA franchise the Houston Rockets, operates Golden Nugget Casinos through his privately owned leisure and hospitality group Landry’s Inc. Early news reports by CNBC Business and Reuters detail that Fertitta has approached Caesars …

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