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NFL’s Roger Goodell sets out ‘4 Key Principles’ for US betting

NFL Chief Commissioner Roger Goodell has issued an official statement, on the pro-league’s position with regards to US betting, following last week’s Supreme Court repeal of PASPA’s federal mandate. Goodell and the NFL have been amongst the staunchest opponents of US licensed sports betting, defending the league’s anti-gambling stance on the basis of protecting the sport’s integrity and preventing harm to …

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Amazon renews NFL Thursday Night streaming contract

Retail technology giant Amazon has renewed its ‘Thursday Night NFL’ streaming rights contract for a further two seasons, at a cost of $130 million. The NFL’s governance has confirmed that Amazon Prime Video will continue to be its lead streaming OTT platform service for Thursday night games. The deal sees Amazon secure 11 Thursday night NFL matches, which will be …

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BT maps out plans for new box office channel

BT Sport has announced that later this year it plans on launching BT Sport Box Office, a pay-per-view channel which will be available on BT TV and the Sky platform. This season, BT Sport retained the rights to Premier League football for a further three years, however, it appears unlikely for now that football coverage will be affected by the …

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New York seeking sports leagues integrity fee compromise

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Another state in the USA has introduced a new bill seeking the introduction of sports betting, ahead of the potentially landmark decision by the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) in the New Jersey v NCAA case. Put forward by Senator John J Bonacic, chairman of the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, bill S7900 would amend the current racing, pari-mutuel wagering and …

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Daniel Kustelski – Chalkline Sports: The full potential of the US market

With the growth of the US sports betting space becoming a more realistic possibility, operators are left questioning the best methods to fully unlock the potential of the US market. Speaking to SBC the Co-founder and CEO of Chalkline Sports, Daniel Kustelski analysed the US market and what is likely to be the most efficient approach for operators as they enter …

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Sports betting USA: American history and “deplorable” leagues

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Sports betting within the USA is an issue that has been long debated, and will continue to be done so until the culmination of the ongoing Christie v NCAA case, and most likely well beyond. It was no surprise to see it debated in varying degrees at last weeks ICE London, with Dan Wallach, shareholder at Becker and Poliakoff, getting …

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Argyll Entertainment – Bold Eagles save bookmakers from another Brady Super Bowl payout

It was a tense Sunday night and early Monday morning for bookmakers, as Super Bowl LII delivered an epic final for NFL season 2017/18. Yet again the NFL’s showcase finale, would test all bookmakers’ nerves as the New England Patriots vs The Philadelphia Eagles would go down to the wire, with star quarterback Tom Brady required to deliver another ‘Patriots …

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Philadelphia aims to halt Patriots for first Super Bowl triumph

Amongst all the hype and razzmatazz that inevitably surrounds American Football’s showpiece event, on Sunday the talk will stop and the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles will take to the field of US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and fight for the right to be crowned champions. For The Eagles, who denied the Minnesota Vikings a shot at glory …

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Income Access launches affiliate programme with German DFS brand

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SPORT.Guru, operating under the zero seven gaming umbrella, is to launch a managed affiliate programme with Income Access, utilising the firms software and network to maximise customer acquisition. The new programme is to be managed by Income Access’ in-house affiliate management team, with the SPORT.Guru integration to support affiliate recruitment and overall programme growth by connecting it to an extensive …

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NBA Counsel calls for a smart rethink of US betting

Dan Spillane the General Counsel of the NBA has detailed to the New York Senate on Racing and Gaming, that the NBA believes that the ‘time has come for a different approach’ to sports wagering. Having studied the subject matter for a number of years, the NBA’s governance seeks to act on the front foot with regards to developing US …

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