Steph Curry developing Rakuten OTT programming

National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Steph Curry is reported to be working alongside Rakuten Sports to develop original programming across Rakuten’s over-the-top (OTT) platform.  Having...

NBA scores virtual games partnership with Highlight Games

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and its syndicate National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) have partnered up with Highlight Games Limited to develop a new...

DraftKings’ Johnny Avello on the NBA Finals and ‘Hip Hop Wicca’

SBC Americas caught up with DraftKings Head of Sportsbook Johnny Avello this week for a quick-fire Q&A on how things are shaping up in...

NBA extends global reach with live social media streaming to India

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is expanding its reach and brand beyond its US heartland with the decision to live stream the NBA Finals...

WagerTalk poised to acquire sports betting’s ‘gold standard’ newsletter

Sports betting content provider WagerTalk has confirmed its intent to acquire The Gold Sheet which, established in 1957, is the US’ longest-running sports betting...

PointsBet goes for another bettor-first initiative with early NBA payout

Online US sportsbook operator PointsBet has announced that it has issued early payouts on all bets for the Golden State Warriors to win the...

Sportech will continue to focus on US sports betting opportunities

International betting technology firm Sportech has held its annual general meeting today, updating investors on its performance so far this year with specific focus...

Betting interest bouncing as NBA Conference Finals continue

In spite of the absence of LeBron James, the NBA Playoffs have continued to thrive in terms of betting interest. As the Conference finals...

Sportradar: Embracing the “next generation” for collecting sports data

David Lampitt, Head of Global Sports Partnerships for Sportradar, speaking at last month’s Betting on Sports America conference in New Jersey, has acknowledged that...

Sinclair well positioned to capitalize on US sports betting after Disney deal

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc and The Walt Disney Company entered into a definitive agreement late last week under which Sinclair will acquire the equity interests...

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Calvi sets out GLMS vision and mission at NCPG regulators roundtable

Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) President Ludovico Calvi set out the association’s vision and mission during an address this week at a Regulators Roundtable as...

IGT sets its stall out with a wide range of innovations for OIGA event

International Game Technology will demonstrate its IGT ADVANTAGE casino management system at next week’s Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Conference and Tradeshow (“OIGA”) in Tulsa....

Tulsa to welcome ‘the biggest little show in Indian Gaming’

The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association will host its annual conference and trade show in Tulsa from July 22 to 24. Described by the association...

Sports betting brings NJ racing industry back from the brink – Lesniak

The New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) hosted its Day at the Races meeting today, Friday July 12, with the focus on ‘The Most...