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iSport Genius steps up US expansion with DraftKings partnership

Marking its expansion into the US market, sports data platform provider iSport Genius has unveiled a new partnership with DraftKings. The deal will will help support DraftKings when it comes to deploying data insights across its sportsbook platform, with the data helping to educate customers on the teams and players in order to place a more informed bet. iSport Genius’ …

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Sky scheduling switch can catapult NFL further into UK limelight

The departure of Serie A and La Liga from mainstream television this season left a Sunday night void for UK sports broadcasters, however Sky Sports may have an American Football shaped solution to this problem. Last season, BT Sports concluded the weekend with a Sunday evening tie from Italy, whilst Sky Sports would compete with a game from Spain, often …

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NFL could land $2.3bn increase with regulated sports betting

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In research commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA), Nielsen Sports has predicted that the annual revenue of the NFL could be elevated by as much as $2.3bn as a result of the regulated sports betting market. The study, which breaks down the various sources of revenue that the NFL could reap from a sports betting market in the US …

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Matchbook Betting Podcast unveils three new hosts

With the Premier League firmly upon us, the NFL season returning on Thursday, and the Champions League a mere two weeks away, the Matchbook Betting Podcast has announced a new roster of hosts. Ali Maxwell (Premier League), Nat Coombs (NFL) and Phil Kitromilides (Champions League) will be delivering weekly focused previews and insights for sports fans. Matchbook CEO Mark Brosnan …

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Winning Post – CMA diagnoses unhealthy withdrawal symptoms

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. This week, the GB Gambling Commission and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) grasped the thorny issue of account withdrawals, following an investigation into online bingo and casino providers, Jumpman Gaming and …

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NFL opens to casino advertising with caveats

The NFL is set to allow land-based casino operators the right to sponsor its team franchises, lifting the league’s long-standing ban on gambling advertising/marketing. Last week, NFL Chief Media Officer Brian Rolapp revealed at a business conference that league governance would permit casino advertising during NFL 2018/19 games. The decision to allow casino advertising has been undertaken by the NFL’s …

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NFL service an “obvious” next step for Abelson Odds

Abelson Info has announced a major development for its odds providing division, which is to result in the first steps being made outside of its specialist zone of football coverage. Launching its NFL (National Football League) touchdown scorer pricing service, Abelson Odds expansion is to incorporate one of the largest sports in the USA, and one that is also making …

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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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