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SBC Leaders: Lessons learned from 2020 and the road to recovery

SBC Leaders

Drawing upon lessons learned can help build the foundation for strong future performance, explained Elen Barber, Chief Marketing Officer at Kindred Group. An exclusive interview with Barber kicks off the first 2021 edition of SBC Leaders, delving into all things marketing, sponsorship, regulation and responsible gambling. Yet as the magazine title would suggest, Barber is far from the only leader …

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MGM ends Entain speculation by withdrawing all offers

MGM Resorts International has this afternoon communicated that following ‘careful consideration’ it will not submit a revised offer for Entain Plc. The confirmation ends weeks of speculation surrounding the proposed takeover, which saw MGM’s initial offer of 0.6 MGM shares for each Entain share, representing a value of 1,383 pence per share and a premium of 22% to the company’s …

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Betting on Sports America – Digital to deliver comprehensive analysis of the industry’s future

Betting on Sports America - Digital

Betting on Sports America – Digital is set to provide a comprehensive analysis of the current state of and emerging opportunities in the North American sports betting industry, complete with input from the senior executives at the forefront of shaping the sector’s growth path.  The virtual conference and expo on December 1-2, 2020 features a series of interviews with leading …

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GVC and MGM activate $450m playbook for JV prospects

Shareholders of GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts have sanctioned a further funding round in joint-venture property ROAR Digital, increasing investment in the US market venture to $450 million. The funding is approved to accelerate ROAR’s flagship sportsbook property of BetMGM, which since its launch in 2018 is on track to operate in 11 US states by the end of year …

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MGM appoints ‘Tech Pro’ George Kliavkoff to lead its Entertainment & Sports properties

MGM Resorts has confirmed the appointment of George Kliavkoff as its new President of Entertainment & Sports, replacing former leadership incumbent Richard Strum. Kliavkoff takes leadership of MGM’s sports and entertainment verticals at a crucial juncture for the New York-listed gambling and leisure firm, as it expands multiple live venue properties and develops new entertainment concepts. A seasoned media and technology executive …

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