Tag Archives: United States

BetConstruct enters relationship with Pro Football Hall of Fame

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BetConstruct, in partnership with Atlantis Gaming Corporation, has entered into a relationship with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A formal announcement is expected soon, but the three entities have agreed in concept on the launch of a premium fantasy sports experience in the United States market. BetConstruct applied a deep understanding of players’ needs to develop a fully customisable …

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Annexio and Rieves Lotteries come under ASA fire

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The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has sanctioned the Annexio operated LottoGo.com, after upholding two issues raised as a result of text featured on the homepage of its site. Listing various lotteries which users can bet on, text stated “MEGA MILLIONS £256 MILLION,” before detailing “How to win the Mega Millions Jackpot,” and going on to say “Mega Millions has an …

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Gambling.com welcomes Matti Metsola as first Head of Legal

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Digital marketing service providers Gambling.com Group has announced the strengthening of its team, through the appointment of Matti Metsola for the newly created role of Head of Legal. Metsola, who joins the teams from Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) where he held position of GiG’s first General Counsel, commented: “The affiliate sector is among the most dynamic parts of the online …

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ESSA reveals US vision as 62 suspicious alerts raised in Q2

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ESSA has reported a total of 62 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the second quarter of 2018, involving eight different sports. The international betting integrity body highlights the vast majority (44) emanated from tennis, with football next in line with 12 suspicious alerts, followed by bowls, handball, boxing, basketball, beach volleyball and esports which had one …

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BetChicago preps for sports betting with Sportradar link-up

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Sports betting news and analysis providers BetChicago has announced its preparation for legalised sports wagering, by inking a multi-year partnership with Sportradar. The deal marks initial manoeuvres by the firm, headquartered in Naperville, a western suburb of Chicago, ahead of potential legal market within the state of Illinois. As part of the agreement various Sportradar media products have been integrated …

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Vermantia expands and strengthens in African market

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Vermantia is strengthening its presence in Africa, and the nation of Nigeria in particular, via an expansion of racing partnerships with growing operator Fortune Bets. Fortune Bets, headquartered in the Nigerian city of Ibadan in the Oyo State, is to receive the Ultimate Live Greyhound Channel, which is being offered with a daily schedule of more than 40,000 live greyhound …

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Kambi and Rush Street Interactive reach sportsbook agreement

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Kambi has signed a multi-year deal to provide its sportsbook and innovative technology to Rush Street Interactive, following the decision by the United States Supreme Court to fully repeal the country’s federal sports betting ban. Launching within selected states where permitted, the deal covers the provision of online and retail services, in addition to stretching to markets outside of the …

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Sportradar allays fears as sports betting moves out of the shadows

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The Deputy President for Sportradar US has predicted a chaotic post-PASPA period, as the sports betting market prepares for an estimated $190 billion in annual activity to come “out of the shadows”. Dr. Laila Mintas stressed that the benefits of legal sports betting in the US far outweigh “misperceived fears and unfounded concerns”, but acknowledged that because every state’s approach …

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The great PASPA repeal: America braces itself for the biggest Brit invasion since the 1960s

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Richard Thorp, Business Development Director at FSB, unpacks how US operators can stave off the transatlantic assault of Britain’s best bookmakers if they choose their suppliers wisely for sports betting’s grandest repeal. When Oscar Wilde wrote that Britain and the United States were two countries separated by a common language, he probably didn’t envisage sports betting getting in the way …

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Matchroom & Perform seek to land ‘US KO’ with $1 billion DAZN partnership

A blockbuster exclusive $1bn United States boxing streaming partnership aims to engage a new generation of fight enthusiasts, as well as reigniting current fans passions for the sport. The bumper eight-year deal, between Matchroom Boxing and Perform Group, will see some of boxing’s biggest stars feature over 16 bouts staged in various venues across America. Set to streamed upon the …

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