Tag Archives: MGM

New York Red Bulls may look to win big with betting partnership

It has been reported by the  that MLS franchise, New York Red Bulls are holding talks with betting companies over potentially selling the naming rights to the club’s 25,000 seater stadium.   Since its opening in 2010, the stadium has been named after the club’s primary sponsor Red Bull, however according to a report by the SportsBusiness Journal, the franchise is …

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NHL unites with MGM for first betting partnership

The National Hockey League has confirmed its first official betting partnership, announcing  a multi-year deal with MGM Resorts International. The partnership, which was unveiled today by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and MGM Resorts Chairman & CEO Jim Murren in New York City, places a key focus on the data produced by both the NHL and MGM. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman …

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Mark Frissora – US Betting is in-tune with Caesars comeback

Speaking to CNBC News, Mark Frissora Group President & CEO of Caesars Entertainment has stated that his firm is reviewing all options with regards to competing within a US state-licensed sports betting framework. Frissora and Caesars’ executive team welcomed ‘with excitement’, last week’s groundbreaking Supreme Court repeal of PASPA’s federal mandate, which will open US licensed sports betting. Caesars leader …

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MGM confirms Marcus Glover as President of Borgata NJ

Updating the market, MGM Resorts International (MGM) has announced the appointment of Marcus Glover as new President & Chief Operating Officer of its Borgata Hotel Casino property in Atlantic City New Jersey. A US casino industry veteran, Glover joins MGM’s executive team from Horseshoe Casino Cleveland Ohio where he served as Senior VP and General Manager (2010-2017). Glover has been …

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Gamblit aims for the next level following $25 million investment

Glendale (California) based ‘real-money’ games developer Gamblit Gaming has confirmed that it has raised an additional $25 million (€23 million) in venture funding to help aid its next stage of growth and enterprise development. Led by CEO and founding member Eric Meyerhofer,  Gamblit aims to create gaming content that will bridge customer integration and engagement between digital verticals and traditional land-based …

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Under the boardwalk – GVC gets the green light in New Jersey

The New Jersey regulator has now approved both Bwin.party and GVC to offer gaming services in the state, when previously it was thought that such an outcome was unlikely. Scott Longley looks at the development. Jim Murren, the chief executive at MGM Resorts International, proclaimed after his company bought out erstwhile partner Boyd Gaming’s half share in the Borgata earlier …

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Oisin Lunny: My Kingdom for a Smartphone!

Oisin Lunny SBC’s Mobile Gaming Columnist and Senior Market Development Manager for mobile enterprise development firm OpenMarket, discusses how the ubiquitous smartphone is taking over the world. “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!” In one famous Shakespearean scenario a horse was considered to be worth an entire kingdom, being the only thing that stood between King Richard III …

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