Tag Archives: NBA

Expert Focus – All on the line in New Jersey’s battle of PASPA

Copyright : feverpitched / 123RF Stock Photo

All eyes are set to fall on the USA today, as the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) hears oral arguments from New Jersey officials regarding the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). With a distinct focus on New Jersey’s bid to offer licensed sports betting, the state has already faced seven losses in federal …

Read More »

DraftKings steps into the World of live sports streaming

Sports-tech and media company, DraftKings has announced it is venturing into the world of live sports streaming through its newly-formed partnership with Euroleague Basketball. As a result of the deal, customers will be able to stream selected Turkish Airlines EuroLeague basketball games directly through their DraftKings mobile app, as well as utilising both fantasy contests and live content. The announcement …

Read More »

Digital Sports Tech describes breaking into Nordic market as a ‘landmark moment’

Provider of next generation sports betting solutions Digital Sports Tech (DST) has entered the Nordic sports betting market with its player props and quick pick accumulator products after agreeing a partnership with Coolbet. The new product, branded as “Build Your Bet”, allows Nordic players to create and customise their own performance or proposition bets on any player and statistic for matches …

Read More »

Basketball royalty to appear at Global Gaming Expo

Las Vegas - Copyright: somchaij / 123RF Stock Photo

NBA legend and two time hall of famer Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson is to deliver a keynote address at next month’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. Johnson is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars. The ex Los Angeles Lakers Point Guard is to deliver a …

Read More »

NBA season finale claims June top spot on bettingexpert

NBA - Copyright: yobro10 / 123RF Stock Photo

The last game of the NBA Finals between Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers was the top match on bettingexpert in June, with more tips than for the Champions League final. The Warriors beat the Cavaliers 120-129 at the Oracle Arena in California to cap a 4-1 triumph, after becoming the first team in NBA playoff history to reach the …

Read More »

Trump boosts prospect of legalised sports betting in the US

sports betting - Copyright: actionsports / 123RF Stock Photo

The President of the American Gaming Association (AGA) has expressed his belief that Donald Trump taking office could lead to a repeal of federal law barring sports betting in most US states. Speaking in his year-end conference call, Geoff Freeman referenced Trump’s appearance on the Fox Sports show a year ago, in which the incoming US president made the following comments …

Read More »

Stuart Tilly: Argyll Entertainment – A US proposition…bringing RedZoneSports to market

Having launched US sports focused betting brand RedZoneSports.com last month, SBC caught up with Argyll Entertainment CEO Stuart Tilly to discuss the challenge of developing a real US sports betting proposition for UK betting consumers. In an industry lacking product and market diversification, RedZoneSports may be this year’s most interesting new bookmaker proposition… ______________________ SBC: Hi Stuart, you have launched …

Read More »

Sportradar nets NBA real-time data & statistics global distribution partnership

The NBA has announced a multiyear global data and statistics distribution agreement with Sportradar and Second Spectrum. Restructuring its data, insights and analysis infrastructure, the NBA will implement a new Sportradar and Second Spectrum developed state-of- the-art league-wide player tracking system. Beginning season 2017/18 the partnership will further see Sportradar become the official ‘Global Distributor’ of real-time NBA league and match …

Read More »

Sportradar looks to secure US sports’ full-house with NBA data rights deal

Sports data and insights provider Sportradar AG is reported to be in the final stages of closing a six-year data-rights contract with the NBA valued at $250 million. Its contract with the NBA will cover an array of data-distribution rights on behalf of the professional league, including match analysis, data reporting, statistics and the development of a streaming product. In …

Read More »

Wanda Sports Holding leaders join the line-up at Wembley

The organisers of SportsPro Live are delighted to announce that Philippe Blatter and Andrew Messick have joined the line-up for this year’s event at Wembley Stadium on 22nd and 23rd March. Blatter, President & CEO of Wanda Sports Holding and of Infront Sports & Media, and Messick, CEO & President of IRONMAN, will take part in a headline session on …

Read More »