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SBTech aids Churchill Downs’ US iGaming & sports betting entry

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Announcing its entry into real money online gaming and sports betting markets, Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has penned a strategic partnership with SBTech to utilise the firms integrated technology platform. The move will see SBTech supply a US facing iGaming platform allowing CDI to manage both its sports wagering and iGaming operations, in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s …

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Sportech to upgrade Parx Racing Pennsylvania mobile & web services

Pennsylvania based racetrack operators Keystone Turf Club and Bensalem Racing Association have appointed Sportech Racing & Digital to upgrade the web and mobile betting solutions for its Parx Racing venue. The agreement sees the Sportech Plc division, extend its totalisator services at Parx Racing, through its agreement with Bensalem and its syndicated off-track betting locations. Deal stakeholders inform, that Parx …

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Winning Post – How 2017 shaped up for the gambling industry

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at how the gambling industry fared this year in its ‘Winning Post’ column. 2017 in review: growing up? Three key themes dominated the changing shape of the online gambling market in 2017: continuing channel shift, the continued march of Point of Consumption regimes, and increased …

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Business Briefs – featuring loopholes, knockouts and whip cracks

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This latest edition features a returning gaming congress, partnerships, expansions and huge fines being issued in the USA. Atlantic City to train youths Fifteen minority youths in Atlantic City are to receive speciality construction based training, courtesy of a new 12 week initiative. Upon completion a jobs connection with Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will be made, with the company’s …

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Smarkets customer pockets £165k as Trump defies election odds

Smarkets betting exchange has revealed that one of its customers pocketed £165,000 after successfully trading on the US presidential race. Having been given just a 10% chance of success midway through the election night, Republican candidate Donald Trump secured victory in the race to the White House after a shock victory in Wisconsin put him over the required 270 electoral college …

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Paddy Power counts the costs of its early Clinton payout

Paddy Power has suffered its biggest ever political payout, after being hit for over $4.5 million by customers who backed Donald Trump to become the 45th US President. The Irish bookmaker is counting the costs of its decision to pay out £800,000 on a Hillary Clinton victory back in October. Aided by the reopened FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of …

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FanDuel hits back after being told to ‘cease & desist’ in New York State

DraftKings and FanDuel have been dealt another regulatory blow in the US after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent the two Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) operators cease-and-desist letters demanding that they stop ‘illegally accepting wagers in New York State’. Schneiderman’s actions come after his office conducted a one-month investigation into DFS which concluded that the daily contests are essentially …

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Willie Brown to talk on igaming ban at GiGse

Willie Brown, former Mayor of San Francisco, will appear alongside former Governor of Pennsylvania, Ed Rendell and former Governor of Nevada, Bob Miller at GiGse in San Francisco, CA on July 14 to discuss proposed ban on internet gambling and rights of individual states to decide their gaming policy. Named during his time in the California legislature as one of …

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