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Martin Lycka: Supreme Court’s (sports betting) punt return and beyond

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In the second of a series of columns on international gambling legislation, GVC’s Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka takes a look at the current activity around sports betting in the US and tracks how the industry has arrived there and where it should go next. It is 14 May 14 2018, which may be the US football offseason, yet …

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iGaming Academy launches US-focused elearning courses

A series of ‘elearning’ courses have been rolled out by iGaming Academy in a bid to teach individuals about the online sports betting market across the US, outlining the key principles that constitute a successful sportsbook. Offering regulatory information on New Jersey, West Virginia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Nevada, the compliance and skill training provider will offer a flagship US Online …

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Gavin Isaacs: Helping SBTech to navigate key regulated markets

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Having joined SBTech just three weeks ago, Gavin Isaacs has already set about using his 20 years of high-level gaming experience to bolster the company’s US presence. We spoke to Isaacs about how his experience with Scientific Games, Bally and SHFL Entertainment can be translated into success for his new employers, what convinced him to join the SBTech project, and …

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SBTech targets increased US presence through Isaacs addition

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Gavin Isaacs will use his “extensive network, knowledge and experience” of the US market to drive an increased presence for SBTech across the pond. The former Scientific Games CEO has become the new Non-Executive Chairman for SBTech, a sports betting and gaming technology supplier who reacted to last year’s PASPA repeal by striking several partnership agreements with leading casinos in …

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Choctaw Indians call on Betgenius as sportsbook lead for Mississippi network

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has announced that it will launch its Pearl River Resorts (Philadelphia, MS) sportsbook proposition in-partnership with Betgenius. The partnership will see the tribal gaming syndicate become the first Tribal Gaming operators to launch sports betting produce outside of Nevada. Betgenius will work with Tribal Gaming technology partner IGT Group, as the comprehensive supplier of …

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Scientific Games ushers in new era of Mississippi sports betting

Powered by its OpenBet product suite, Scientific Games has united with Caesars Entertainment to launch sports betting in Mississippi. Caesars’ Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino processed its inaugural bet on August 14, ushering in a new era of sports betting for the state. Harrah’s Gulf Coast Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi also started offering sports betting on 20 August, …

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Partnership ready William Hill US set to undertake major recruitment drive

FTSE250 betting group William Hill Plc is set to undertake a major US recruitment drive, as corporate governance details that the company has significantly expanded its presence within Mississippi and West Virginia. On Friday, William Hill governance communicated that ‘subject to regulatory approval’, the company had agreed on lead sports betting supplier agreements with the following US casinos: Hard Rock Casino Hotel …

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Scientific Games secures Caesars NJ & MS sportsbook contracts

Nasdaq-listed industry technology group, Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed that it will act as lead sportsbook provider for Caesars Entertainment properties in the states of New Jersey and Mississippi. The partnership will SGC launch its OpenBet sports betting systems across Caesars’ Atlantic City, Gulf Coast, and Tunica properties in July and August of 2018. SGC governance informs investors that …

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Kambi hails World Cup and SCOTUS in latest interim report

Sports betting technology and software supplier Kambi Group Plc has reported a strong financial performance in the group’s Q2 2018 interim report. Year-on-year revenues have shown a 25 per cent growth for the second quarter of 2018, reaching €17.6m (15.65m) from the previous years €14.1m (£12.54m), aiding a 20 per cent H1 jump from €28.3m (£25.1m) to €34m (£30.2m). Addressing …

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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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