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FanDuel announced as XFL’s official fantasy provider

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Flutter entertainment US subsidiary FanDuel has become the official fantasy sports partner of  XFL American Football’s ‘reinvented league’. The firm and bookmaker joins rivals DraftKings, which was announced as an authorised gaming partner on Wednesday, among a growing portfolio of sponsorships.  The XFL is owned by Vince McMahon’s Alpha Entertainment as a competitive rival to the National Football League (NFL). Initially the competition …

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NFL could land $2.3bn increase with regulated sports betting

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In research commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA), Nielsen Sports has predicted that the annual revenue of the NFL could be elevated by as much as $2.3bn as a result of the regulated sports betting market. The study, which breaks down the various sources of revenue that the NFL could reap from a sports betting market in the US …

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VSODDS.BET aims to elevate engagement with sportsbook launch

With the launch of its new sportsbook, VSODDS.BET is aiming to place a greater focus on betting traders, offering only pre-match, fixed odds to players in core markets around the world. The Curaçao-licensed operator offers odds and markets across a wide range of sports, including Football, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Formula One, American Football, Ice Hockey and Handball, with more to …

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US sports players associations speak out on PASPA

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Players associations representing athletes across four key sports within the United States have joined together to release a statement regarding the prospect of legalised sports betting within the country. Union’s for professional players across baseball (MLBPA), basketball (NBPA), American football (NFLPA) and ice hockey (NHLPA), have today (Thursday April 12) issued the following statement: “Given the pending Supreme Court decision regarding …

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Sporting Solutions wins Svenska Spel pricing partnership

Sporting Solutions has beaten off competition from a number of sportsbook suppliers, to provide Svenska Spel with its outsourced pricing services (OPS). The firm, which forms part of the Sporting Group, will see the partnership run for an initial year long period, with Svenska Spel holding the rights to exercise the option of a further year. Fredrik Wastenson, Vice President …

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VSoftCO agrees multi year partnership with Sport-Shotz

Virtual games provider VSoftCo has entered a multi year agreement with Sport-Shotz, a leading provider of sports themed casino games. Under the terms of the deal, Sport-Shotz complete portfolio of games is to be integrated onto the VSoftCO platform. Simon Westbury, Chief Commercial Officer of VSoftCo, said: “This partnership is very important for VSoftCo as it shows our commitment to the …

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Liam Durkin – Sky Bet – NFL’s UK betting popularity and how it can be utilised further

Ten years ago the National Football League (NFL) crossed the Atlantic to stage its first competitive game outside the Americas, with the New York Giants running out 13-10 winners over the Miami Dolphins.   What started out as a one game per year ‘International Series’ though quickly began to grow, seeing more games and venues being added.  This year London …

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Jay Kornegay – Westgate Las Vegas – Disbelief over Denver win

Less than a week ago we spoke to Jay Kornegay, Vice President of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, ahead of the Superbowl 50 match-up between Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. And now, just a few days after the showpiece event, we caught up with a jubilant Jay to discuss his beloved Broncos first title win since 1998, and …

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Unibet secures American Sports Podcast sponsorship

Online Bookmakers Unibet have agreed to sponsor the popular ‘Americarnage’ American Sports Podcast, launching in time for America’s biggest sporting event of the year: Super Bowl 50. The sports podcast at americanage.co.uk, which boasts over 200 episodes and a highly loyal audience of fans, is anchored by notable broadcasters Nat Coombs and Mike Carlson, both recognisable faces from American sports shows …

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January transfer window guide – Will he stay or will he go?

It’s a thankless job being the January transfer window. It’s frequently criticised by managers with prices pumped up by clubs looking to capitalise and make a good return, meaning only the clubs with the heftiest bank balances can afford to buy. The flip side of the coin of course is that it protects smaller clubs by allowing them to hang onto their key players for …

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