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Trump boosts prospect of legalised sports betting in the US

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Unibet secures American Sports Podcast sponsorship

Online Bookmakers Unibet have agreed to sponsor the popular ‘Americarnage’ American Sports Podcast, launching in time for America’s biggest sporting event of the year: Super Bowl 50. The sports podcast at americanage.co.uk, which boasts over 200 episodes and a highly loyal audience of fans, is anchored by notable broadcasters Nat Coombs and Mike Carlson, both recognisable faces from American sports shows …

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ESPN – DOJ & NFL agreed sports betting to be a ‘game of skill’

US sports network ESPN has disclosed that the Department of Justice and the NFL in legal documents have considered, sports betting to be a ‘game of skill’. The definition used by both parties may become a vital distinction in the progress of legalised sports betting within the US. ESPN, North America’s biggest sports broadcaster, discovered the documents by searching public …

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