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IGT appoints Joe Asher as President of reformed sports betting unit

IGT Plc has confirmed the appointment of former William Hill US CEO Joe Asher as President of its sports betting division, under the firm’s new Digital-&-Betting unit. Effective from 1 October, Asher will report to Enrico Drago, IGT CEO of Digital-&-Betting, and will spearhead the ongoing expansion of the IGT PlaySports sportsbook business in North American markets. “The PlaySports sports …

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Sports Betting Hall of Fame Class of 2021 announced

The Sports Betting Hall of Fame will see five new members inducted in a special ceremony at the MetLife Stadium on December 1, 2021, during the SBC Summit North America conference and trade show. The Sports Betting Hall of Fame recognises the outstanding contribution that the industry’s pioneers have made during their illustrious careers. SBC has now announced the luminaries who make up the Class of …

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Sports betting’s leaders look to the future at SBC Digital North America

SBC Digital North America Leaders in Sports Betting

The SBC Digital North America conference and trade show is set to deliver an in-depth examination of the next key steps in the development of the legal sports betting industry, with input from some of the most experienced and influential executives in the sector. The Leaders in Sports Betting conference track on June 9, the opening day of the online …

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Betting on Sports America – Digital to deliver comprehensive analysis of the industry’s future

Betting on Sports America - Digital

Betting on Sports America – Digital is set to provide a comprehensive analysis of the current state of and emerging opportunities in the North American sports betting industry, complete with input from the senior executives at the forefront of shaping the sector’s growth path.  The virtual conference and expo on December 1-2, 2020 features a series of interviews with leading …

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William Hill confirms exclusive CBS Sports arrangement

FTSE250 bookmaker William Hill has confirmed that it has secured a US market strategic partnership with CBS Sports Networks, becoming the national broadcaster’s exclusive ‘sportsbook and wagering data provider’. Confirming weekend news reports, William Hill secures exclusive rights to ‘promote its brand’ across CBS Sports networks, the flagship sports entertainment division of the newly formed ViacomCBS global media conglomerate. The …

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Industry leaders announced for Betting on Sports America 2020 speaker roster

Betting on Sports America 2020

Joe Asher (CEO, William Hill US), Kenny Gersh (EVP, Gaming and New Business Ventures, MLB) and legendary Las Vegas oddsmaker Roxy Roxborough are among a host of big names already confirmed for the speaker roster at Betting on Sports America 2020. The second edition of the largest dedicated sports betting trade show in the U.S. takes place at Meadowlands Exposition …

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William Hill US expands Vegas profile by acquiring CG Technology sportsbooks

Further to publishing its Q3 trading statement this morning, FTSE bookmaker William Hill confirms that its ‘US division’ will expand its Las Vegas footprint by acquiring the sportsbook assets of CG Technology. CG Technology has operated Nevada-based sportsbooks since 2009, establishing six luxury wagering premises in The Venetian, The Palazzo, The Cosmopolitan, Palms Resort, the Tropicana and Silverton Casino. Furthermore, …

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