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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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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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