North America

The US sets “new benchmark” for extracting value from sports betting

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As the post-PASPA revolution rolls on, the US will “set a new benchmark” for how sports leagues and rights holders try to extract value from its nascent sports betting market. That was a prediction made by David Lampitt, Managing Director of Group Operations at Sportradar, as part of last month’s Betting on Football conference. Speaking on the ‘Data – do …

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Betfred makes US move with OPTIMA and SCCG Management

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Betfred will be debuting the suite of managed sports betting and trading products from OPTIMA at this week’s Betting on Sports America conference. The world’s largest privately owned retail bookmaker is ready to make its move in the post-PASPA US market in partnership with both OPTIMA and SCCG Management. The full suite of managed products as part of OPTIMAMGS™ includes …

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Scientific Games marks new sportsbook era launching OpenSports suite

Nasdaq-listed gambling technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has detailed a new dawn for its SG Digital division, launching new vertical ‘OpenSports’ – an ‘unparalleled suite’ which will maintain its entire sports betting product inventory. Updating the market, SGC states that the launch of OpenSports marks ‘the transformation of its Sportsbook product vision’, delivering an enhanced stack of solutions and …

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Gambling.com becomes first APSE syndicated betting member

Strengthening its position as a US sports publisher, industry affiliate marketing network Gambling.com Group (Gambling.com) informs that it has become the first sports betting syndicated member of the Executive Committee of the ‘Associated Press Sports Editors – APSE’. Following a committee vote, the affiliate marketing group’s flagship Gambling.com and bookmaker review portal bookies.com have been confirmed as APSE members, passing APSE …

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Sportradar unites with SportsGrid for inaugural 24-hour network

Sportradar has united with SportsGrid for the launch of the first free, 24-hour network dedicated to the sports betting audience. The exclusive partnership elevates the consuming experience for sports fans, combining Sportradar’s ad tech, OTT technology and data with SportsGrid’s engaging original programming providing fans with accurate coverage and analysis of stats and odds across professional sports. Jason Sukhraj, SVP US …

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6 of the Best – PointsBet’s Seth Young

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Seth Young, Chief Innovation Officer at PointsBet. Continue reading to discover which US state almost proved to have a life changing effect during an extended stay, a very easy movie decision and a Major League Baseball love. Best Holiday A few years ago my wife and I spent a few weeks in …

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Nektan sanctions lower priced offload of Respin US asset

London AIM-listed mobile gaming services provider Nektan Plc has offloaded its US-specific mobile casino property ‘Respin’ to private enterprise Alternative Investment Partners, completing a £300,000 cash transaction. Updating the market, Nektan leadership details that it has sold its 57% equity in the US brand, at a lower price than originally anticipated, stating that the firm wishes to halt its ‘stateside …

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European Lotteries and NASPL to discuss sports betting synergies at Betting on Sports America

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Members of the European Lotteries trade organisation have invited their counterparts in the US to their panels at Betting on Sports America to discuss their experience of the synergies between the traditional lottery product and sports betting. The Joint Working Group is set to attract a number of the state lotteries and will be held during the Betting on Sports …

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Vista Equity builds sports data empire combining Perform with STATS

California-based technology fund Vista Equity Partners has this afternoon confirmed that it has acquired DAZN Group sports data and content subsidiary Perform for an undisclosed fee. As anticipated, Vista Equity confirms that it will absorb Perform assets within its US-centric sports data platform STATS, developing a new global powerhouse in sports analysis, data and content provisions. Confirming the transaction, Robert F. …

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Betting on Sports America delegates get free Sports Betting Masterclass

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Delegates at Betting on Sports America now have access to a Sports Betting Masterclass worth $1,000 as part of their event ticket. Held at Jay Z’s prestigious 40/40 Club in Manhattan, SBC will be hosting a Masterclass from 3pm to 6pm on Tuesday 23 April run by Jonathan Smith, the founder of Sportsbook Training Services, with input from Anthony Gray (Senior …

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