Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: USA

New Jersey Governor signs sports betting into law

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New Jersey has officially legalised sports betting, after the state’s eight year drive for federal gambling approval was ratified by the Supreme Court in May of this year. Governor Philip D Murphy signed the ruling into law on 10 June, with the new legislation…

ICE brand to land in the United States

Kate Chambers Sports Betting USA
Clarion Gaming has confirmed the launch of ICE Sports Betting USA, a two day event that’s being held in New York across 27th and 28th November, 2018. The influential learning, business and networking event will mark the first application of the world famous ICE brand in the United States...

Global Gaming Expo to feature first-ever sports betting symposium within dynamic education program

Registration is officially open for Global Gaming Expo 2018 (G2E), the world’s premier international gaming trade show and educational event presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and organised by Reed Exhibitions. G2E will return to the Sands Expo…

Subsiding euphoria reveals question marks for US betting

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The build up to American sports betting has dominated gaming media headlines for months, but only a few weeks after that inaugural Supreme Court decision, the hype has begun to subside, revealing various important questions for the industry in its wake.

DraftKings signs deal with Resorts Atlantic City for sports betting debut

DraftKings has announced a partnership with Resorts Atlantic City to provide sports betting in New Jersey. The Daily Fantasy Sports operator agreed the deal after the state began processing legislation in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn PASPA

GAN announces plans to launch sports betting in New Jersey

American Football
Gambling software group GAN has said it does not expect to be affected by the possibility of new rules which may stop casinos in New Jersey from launching online sports betting due to their ownership of US sports teams. The firm had previously announced its plans…

New Jersey withdraws league’s integrity fee with new bill

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New Jersey has advanced a new sports betting bill that doesn’t include an integrity fee, only two days before a vote was due on a earlier bill that did. The original bill, introduced by Senator Bonacic, came as a surprise to many, by offering any funding at all to sports leagues, after so many years fighting New Jersey in court. However,...

Sportech and Sportradar team up to deliver US sport betting solutions

Leading Data & Betting Technologies Companies to Offer Fans Pre-match and Live Betting Services, Content, Trading Tools, and Risk Management Services. Sportech, the international betting technology business, and Sportradar, the global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data, have announced a commercial betting deal in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, Sportech will be able...

Intralot eyes up US sports betting market after first quarter figures

Sports betting
Gaming supplier Intralot has reported a 4 per cent increase in turnover to €280.7m for the first quarter of 2018, with its licensed B2C operations representing nearly 70 per cent of the total. The betting operator saw its systems handle €6.3bn...

GiGse prepares for an expectant industry

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The 2018 edition of GiGse (The Miami Biltmore: May 31 – June 1) could not have come at a better time as the industry on both sides of the Atlantic, digest the implications of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Murphy vs. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) case.

New Jersey bill offers integrity compromise to leagues, rejects skins

New Jersey State
Casinos in New Jersey are only days away from taking sports bets, as state legislators prepare to vote on a bill on 7 June. According to NJ-based gaming attorney, Jeremy Kleiman, the bill, which throws a modest bone to sports leagues, is largely sensible

Sports Betting to open new doors for US lotteries

GiGse EquiLottery Brad Cummings lotteries
"The next big growth category” is how Brad Cummings, Founder and CEO at EquiLottery, has described the potential development of live sports lotteries on the back of the recent ruling by the Supreme Court on the Murphy vs. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) case...

SBC coming to America with Betting on Sports conference

SBC America
Sports betting specialist SBC Events, organiser of global conferences Betting on Football & Betting on Sports, is coming to America in order to help the gambling industry explore the opportunities afforded by the Supreme Court’s repealing of PASPA restrictions

GAN raises £7.5m to target US internet sports betting after Federal Ban lift

Sports betting
GAN has raised £7.5m as it takes aim at sports betting opportunities in the US, following the US Supreme Court's decision to lift the Federal Ban on sports betting delivered on May 14, 2018. The developer and supplier of B2B internet gaming software…

SBTech announces strategic partnership with Churchill Downs for online gaming and sports betting in the US

Sports betting
US’s largest legal online account wagering platform for horseracing selects SBTech for iGaming platform and sports betting solutions as US market expands with repeal of PASPA. SBTech has announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Churchill Downs

SBTech ’committed’ to bringing betting and gaming solutions to US market

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In light of US Supreme Court ruling to overturn PASPA, SBTech has reaffirmed its commitment to the US market and readiness to go live with its partners. SBTech has welcomed Monday’s historic US Supreme Court ruling that struck down 6-to-3 the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and now looks forward to working with all key stakeholders in order...

Clarion underlines GiGse’s role following SCOTUS ruling

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Clarion Gaming’s Head of Industry Insight and Engagement, Ewa Bakun has welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Murphy vs. National Collegiate Athletic Association case as a key launchpad for the legalisation of sports betting

Anticipation of SCOTUS ruling drives attendance at GiGse

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Ewa Bakun, who leads the team responsible for curating the 2018 edition of GiGse believes that this year's confirmed speakers are the key decision makers likely to shape the future of the regulated sports betting market in the United States...

EquiLottery CEO talks next level lotteries ahead of GiGse

GiGse EquiLottery Brad Cummings lotteries
Ahead of his dedicated lottery presentation at this year’s GiGse, the CEO of EquiLottery explores the potential to engage with Millennials, how experiential equals positive PR, the sector’s digital footprint and why, if you are itching to play…

Spectrum creates SG2 task force ahead of US sports betting boom

Sports betting
Gambling consultancy Spectrum Gaming Group has formed a dedicated sports betting unit ahead of the potential expansion of regulated sports wagering in the USA. Spectrum Gaming Sports Group, otherwise titled SG2, has been formed in partnership with Spectrum Gaming Capital and will provide public policy analysis and guidance to state governments. “We are prepared to assist legislators, regulators, gaming companies and...

Fourth casino too much of a good thing for Connecticut

A report by Northeast gaming expert Clyde Barrow claims that a proposed fourth casino in Connecticut would need to generate $1.1bn annually to be of value to the state. By ending an exclusivity agreement with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes the report predicts the Connecticut government could face a deficit of $90.5m annually. The report, published 9 April, follows the...

NFL concedes to betting, stresses integrity

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In his most upfront words to date NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (pictured, left) seems to accept the direction of travel in the US, but stressed the primacy of protecting sport integrity.   "The Supreme Court is considering changes potentially in laws with respect to gambling across our country," Goodell told ESPN. "We're going to be prepared as a league to address...

Five markets to look out for in 2018

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As we enter a new year, it's time to take a look at five markets resolved to step into the light this year. Nothing is certain, but if lawmakers vote the right way another half a billion people could have access to by 2019.   AN AMERICAN DREAM – UNITED STATES Above all else the industry will be hoping for a positive...

Sports Betting USA publishes historic Clarion Accord

Delegates attending Sports Betting USA (SBUSA), the two day conference held in New York (14th & 15th November), have recommended a plan of initiatives (a Clarion Accord) to expedite the introduction of regulated and responsible sports betting across the country.   Announced by event organiser Ewa Bakun at the conclusion of SBUSA, the so called Clarion Accord comprises the following five...

‘Legalise and regulate’ argues former Liverpool FC CEO

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With a stellar career which includes periods as Chairman of the UK government's Sports Betting Integrity Panel, CEO of the Premier League and CEO of the world famous Liverpool FC, International Football Consultant, Rick Parry, is one of the most qualified authorities on professional sport and its relationship with the betting sector. Ahead of his appearance at the inaugural...

NCLGS supports legislative discussions at inaugural Sports Betting USA conference in New York City

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The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States will be represented by Officer William Coley, a Senator from Ohio, and Executive Director Michael Pollock, Managing Director of Spectrum Gaming Group.   As the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the oral arguments in the ground-breaking New Jersey sports betting case, with a ruling expected in the first half of 2018, various...

Sportradar confirm Zach Leonsis for Sports Betting USA

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Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Zach Leonsis, will explore the role that sports betting could play in transforming fan experience and generating new revenues for US sports. Presented by Sportradar, headline sponsor of Sports Betting USA, this interview style keynote will culminate the first day of the conference, scheduled to take place in New York...

Nevada Gaming Control Board herald importance of first Sports Betting USA conference

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Karl Bennison, Chief of Enforcement, Nevada Gaming Control Board, one of the key note speakers appearing at November’s inaugural Sports Betting USA (November 14 – 15, Convene, New York), has welcomed the opportunity the historic event provides to 'share and evaluate information’ in order to make more informed decisions on the national debate surrounding the availability of legalized sports...

GVG expands into West Virginia Video Lottery market

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GVG (Grand Vision Gaming) a leading manufacturer of video gaming devices, has confirmed it will be supplying software and cabinets to the West Virginia lottery.   The agreement follows GVG receiving software approval and obtaining a manufacturers license from the West Virginia Limited Video Lottery (WVLVL). “We are pleased to begin to offer our products into the WVLVL,” commented Merle Frank,...

DFS titans call time on ambitious merger bid

BBi - DraftKings FanDuel DFS merger
The two giants of daily fantasy sports, FanDuel and DraftKings, retreat from their proposed merger amidst enduring opposition from competition watchdogs and escalating legal costs.   Daily fantasy sports duopolies, DraftKings and FanDuel, have ceded their plans to merge after unwavering opposition from US competition authorities. The deal, which would have seen one entity corner more than 90 percent of the burgeoning...