Tag Archives: Atlantic City

Frissora leadership departure sees ‘Caesars in play’

The confirmed departure of Mark Frissora as President & Chief Executive of Caesars Entertainment has triggered fresh rumours regarding the future of the legacy US casino operator. This morning, the New York Post reported that the governance of MGM Resorts had hired Morgan Stanley and law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges to act as corporate advisors, examining a potential $20 billion …

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SBTech in further US growth following Golden Nugget agreement

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SBTech has announced the latest stage of its expansion strategies within the US, after signing a “landmark” partnership with US casino giant Golden Nugget Casinos. Confirmed as the omni-channel sports betting supplier to Golden Nugget, the deal covers its operations in Biloxi, Mississippi and Atlantic City, New Jersey, where it is “the No.1 online casino operator by market share”. Regarding …

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SBTech eyes added personalisation alongside Fresh8

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SBTech has announced its latest technology partnership, teaming up with Fresh8, who is to integrate its marketing solutions to fully maximise the sports betting solutions provider’s messaging service. It is hoped that through the integration of the Fresh8 marketing technology, optimal advertising will be delivered to both bookmakers and users. Fresh8, the advertising automation platform provider to the sports betting …

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New Jersey to accept first sports bet this week

New Jersey is all set to begin its sports wagering business this week, following a years long battle, after Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4111, following Delaware’s lead on Tuesday of last week (June 5). Allowing sports betting at the state’s casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports or athletic events, local media is stating that Monmouth …

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Unanimous vote leaves New Jersey on brink of sports betting

New Jersey is on the cusp of having a fully legal sports betting framework, after its legislature voted unanimously to pass a bill that will regulate and tax sports betting at casinos and racetracks in the State. The decision now rests with the State’s Governor, Phil Murphy who is in a position where he must give final confirmation prior to the …

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William Hill partners with Ocean Resorts for Atlantic City sportsbook

Expanding on its US presence, William Hill has partnered with Ocean Resort Casino, an ocean-front hotel/entertainment property in Atlantic City which is set to open in June, bringing a sports betting point to the resort and southern New Jersey. Pending legislation and regulatory approvals, William Hill will operate a 7,500 square foot sportsbook in the heart of Ocean’s gaming floor. …

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SBTech aids Churchill Downs’ US iGaming & sports betting entry

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Announcing its entry into real money online gaming and sports betting markets, Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has penned a strategic partnership with SBTech to utilise the firms integrated technology platform. The move will see SBTech supply a US facing iGaming platform allowing CDI to manage both its sports wagering and iGaming operations, in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s …

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Business Briefs – featuring loopholes, knockouts and whip cracks

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This latest edition features a returning gaming congress, partnerships, expansions and huge fines being issued in the USA. Atlantic City to train youths Fifteen minority youths in Atlantic City are to receive speciality construction based training, courtesy of a new 12 week initiative. Upon completion a jobs connection with Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will be made, with the company’s …

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Trump Administration shows no love for New Jersey betting

It appears that the Trump administration has shown its hand with regards to US sports betting, having issued Solicitor General Noel Francisco to file a Supreme Court brief supporting US-pro leagues’ stance against sports betting being legalised in the state of New Jersey. The brief is a deep blow to New Jersey officials, who this October were granted the right …

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US Supreme Court sets December date for New Jersey sports betting appeal

The Washington Post has revealed that the US Supreme Court is set to hear ‘oral arguments’ put forward by New Jersey officials protesting the federal block which prohibits the state from allowing sports betting in licensed premises (casinos & racetracks). Updating its calendar, the Supreme Court has scheduled the date of 4 December to hear New Jersey’s appeal against the …

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