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March Madness in full swing for NCAA tournament

March Madness is in full swing following the weekend’s announcement of the 68-strong line-up of teams that made it into the annual NCAA basketball...
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AGA dissects illegal US sports betting market

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has estimated that in excess of $10bn is set to be wagered on the upcoming NCAA men's basketball tournament,...
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Sportech in fresh long term Puerto Rico racetrack agreement

Sportech Racing and Digital has announced a fresh contract with Puerto Rico's Camarero Racetrack, for totalisator services and web and mobile pari-mutuel betting platforms. As part...

Going legal – what’s the incentive for US sports bettors?

According to one recent interview among many regarding PASPA, the viewership for sports in the US would be down by a considerable third if...
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West Virginia criticised by MLB over proposed sports betting bill

West Virginia has come under fire, as it stands on the precipice of passing a bill to introduce sports wagering into the state. Rob Manfred,...

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Cordish gaming cannibalization

Cordish’s Rob Norton ballparks casino cannibalization at 15-23%

To some in the industry, Rob Norton is an obstructionist. The president of Cordish Gaming's stance against iGaming legislation in states like Maryland has...
Dan Marino SBC Summit North America

SBC Summit North America draws 5,000 attendees

SBC Summit North America once again packed The Meadowlands Convention Center for two days of networking, conference content and conversation. "We had nearly 5,000 of...
BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt

BetMGM may be ‘radio quiet’ but Greenblatt ready to speak out

Towards the start of his fireside chat with CNBC's Contessa Brewer at SBC Summit North America, BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt began by acknowledging that...
How Massachusetts is using research to rewrite the gaming playbook

How Massachusetts is using research to rewrite the gaming playbook

In Massachusetts, like in many states, things are changing fast in gaming. The state launched digital sports betting in March 2023 and experienced an immediate...