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Martin Lycka: Supreme Court’s (sports betting) punt return and beyond

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In the second of a series of columns on international gambling legislation, GVC’s Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka takes a look at the current activity around sports betting in the US and tracks how the industry has arrived there and where it should go next. It is 14 May 14 2018, which may be the US football offseason, yet …

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Chris Murphy: Americas Outlook – New & Old worlds will collide in the development of US betting

Four months following the repeal of PASPA, intriguing partnerships have flourished as US and European gambling enterprises form strategic alliances seeking to crack world sports’ biggest market.  Chris Murphy Editor of SBC Americas details US betting’s early movers, and why they will likely collide against old influencers… ________________ Last time we reviewed the newly regulated American sports betting market I described …

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Kambi and Rush Street Interactive reach sportsbook agreement

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Kambi has signed a multi-year deal to provide its sportsbook and innovative technology to Rush Street Interactive, following the decision by the United States Supreme Court to fully repeal the country’s federal sports betting ban. Launching within selected states where permitted, the deal covers the provision of online and retail services, in addition to stretching to markets outside of the …

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Surprise Starbucks winner in Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest

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Just over a week ago, a Starbucks barista on $15,000 a year picked up nearly $1 million after winning the biggest pro football handicapping contest in the world. Damon Graham correctly predicted all five games on the final day of the NFL season to beat some of the top sports bettors in the world to the $895,482 first prize, the …

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