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First NHL sports betting suspension has more questions than answers

Five years into the repeal of PASPA, the NHL has suspended its first player for activities related to sports betting. The league announced today that...
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MGM Resorts unveils Bellagio plans for F1 Las Vegas

MGM Resorts has pulled the curtain behind its plans for the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix set to take place next month.  The grandstand for...
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BetMGM expands Sportradar deal to gain NBA tracking data

BetMGM has moved to bolster its NBA offering at the start of the 2023/24 season by extending its partnership with Sportradar to include tracking...
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Simplebet launches new NBA markets to ride basketball momentum

Simplebet has launched an array of new NBA products in a bid to recreate the surgent growth experienced in the 2022/23 campaign.  The B2B microbetting...
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Lou Williams to star in FanDuel TV’s Run It Back Season Two

FanDuel has confirmed the return of its NBA news show Run It Back for a second season, with three-time NBA Sixth Man of the...
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Sportradar secures Tennis Channel streaming rights

Sportradar has won a bid to provide the streaming service to power the Tennis Channel’s direct-to-consumer platform that is set to launch in the...
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DraftKings partners with NBA to launch apparel collection

Fanatics is not the only sports betting operator in the sports merchandise game. On Wednesday, DraftKings and the NBA announced a new collaboration for the...
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NCAA produces sports wagering module for student-athletes

The NCAA is planning to educate over 500,000 students of the risk involved with gambling as it launches a new sports wagering module.  The online...
NBA

Inspired Entertainment to develop NBA-branded virtual games

Inspired Entertainment has agreed a deal with the NBA to gain the rights to develop and provide virtual sports games utilizing the league’s branding.  The...
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MLB in-game betting more than doubled YoY per Simplebet

Recent data from Simplebet suggests that bettors are increasingly interested in in-game baseball betting. The micro-betting company announced this week that MLB regular season...

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SBC Digital Innovation – Payment Expert to discuss compliance, open banking

SBC is hosting the latest in its Digital Innovation series of online conferences on Wednesday June 12, with Digital Innovation - Payment Expert, a...

Webinar: Blazesoft to discuss social casino best practices

The road to marketing compliance in the world of social casinos can be tricky to navigate. To help address the most complex issues, the...
DFS SBC Summit North America panel

Defining DFS 2.0 requires communication across stakeholders

If there is a common thread to the involved parties litigating what constitutes daily fantasy sports, it is that communication is paramount. That was the...

Increasing popularity of women’s sports brings opportunities for sports betting

“Build it and they will come” is something of a cliché. But when there’s a proven audience for something, success hinges on first providing...