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Chris Grove – Eilers Research: American outlook 2018

US gambling industry strategist Chris Grove, Managing Director of Eilers Research outlines the US betting landscape in 2018. As New Jersey and US pro-betting advocates fight to repeal PASPA laws, Grove details to SBC readers stakeholder-wide concerns relating to licensed sports betting, which if approved will be implemented within a changing US sports landscape. _____________________ SBC: Hi Chris, great to …

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Verizon eyes potential betting vertical to build out entertainment dynamics

Bloomberg News has reported that US telecoms giant Verizon, is monitoring closely the potential opening of the US sports betting market, as the company seeks to diversify its assets. The Fortune500 mobile carrier is reported to have had a number of meetings with industry consultants, assessing the current US gambling landscape, for the potential launch of a ‘sports-centric’ online gambling …

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New Jersey’s PASPA repeal becomes a high stakes ruling for all US states

The Supreme Court Justices’ review of New Jersey repealing the provisions of the 1992 ‘Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA)’, has become a high stakes battle for all federal US states. A report published by US gambling research consultancy Eilers & Krejcik Gaming has indicated that 18 states may move to introduce licensed sports betting bills, with 11 having …

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US networks look for ‘Brady Narrative’ to recover from lacklustre NFL audiences

US sports stakeholders have detailed concern regarding the drop in viewership of NFL broadcasts recorded during season 2017/18. Last week, media analyst Nielsen released viewer trend data for the NFL’s 2017/18 regular season, which specified a network-wide viewership decline of 9.7%. The lacklustre figures saw all US partner networks; NBC, ESPN and FOX Sports report audience declines for their NFL …

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

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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 …

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Benjie Cherniak – Don Best: “Trump has clearly picked his side” in the sports betting debate

Managing Director of Don Best Sports, Benjie Cherniak stated that the actions of President Donald Trump show he has ‘clearly picked his side in the sports betting debate’. In response to New Jersey officials being permitted with the opportunity to present oral arguments to the US Supreme court on 4 December. Last week, Trump ordered Solicitor General Noel Francisco to …

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Trump Administration shows no love for New Jersey betting

It appears that the Trump administration has shown its hand with regards to US sports betting, having issued Solicitor General Noel Francisco to file a Supreme Court brief supporting US-pro leagues’ stance against sports betting being legalised in the state of New Jersey. The brief is a deep blow to New Jersey officials, who this October were granted the right …

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Metric Gaming: Operators can make American football great again

With interest in the NFL surging and a franchise planned for London, Metric Gaming chief executive Martin de Knijff looks at the implications of the sport’s irresistible rise in the UK. The record NFL crowd at September’s Wembley fixture between the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars illustrated once more that American football is winning over Europe. 84,592 attended the game …

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Liam Durkin – Sky Bet – NFL’s UK betting popularity and how it can be utilised further

Ten years ago the National Football League (NFL) crossed the Atlantic to stage its first competitive game outside the Americas, with the New York Giants running out 13-10 winners over the Miami Dolphins.   What started out as a one game per year ‘International Series’ though quickly began to grow, seeing more games and venues being added.  This year London …

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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 …

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