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A fast start to the first morning of Betting on Sports America (23-25 April) will see New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy make a keynote address to the industry, before former US sports stars Ryan Howard and Brian Westbrook explain the increased crossover between sports, sports betting and venture capital. These two sessions were just a small part of the full …

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Surprise Starbucks winner in Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest

Starbucks Barista - NFL Contest

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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Jay Kornegay – Westgate LV Resort – NHL franchise for Vegas

On Wednesday, National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman announced that the league had granted an expansion to include a franchise from Las Vegas. The new team will compete as the 31st team, starting in the 2017-18 season, and become the first expansion team since the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild in 2000-01. To mark this news, we caught …

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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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Jay Kornegay – Westgate Las Vegas – Superbowl 50 to challenge betting records

All eyes are on the Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, as this year’s Superbowl sees Carolina Panthers take on Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California. Just a few days before the big day we caught up with Jay Kornegay, Vice President of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, to discuss Superbowl 50: ____________________________________ SBC: Hi Jay, the biggest annual sporting event …

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Ultimate Underdog! Holly Holm’s shock UFC 193 victory KOs Vegas bookmakers

Las Vegas bookmakers were left bruised and battered by Holly Holm’s shock knockout victory of Ronda Rousey in Saturday’s UFC 193 main event. Holm’s a former boxer turned MMA fighter had been given 10/1 odds of defeating Ronda Rousey the acclaimed ‘Queen of UFC’ fighting. Rousey’s reign as UFC female bantamweight champion was so dominant that she had never been …

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Patriots last ditch win sees Super Bowl bettors win big

Las Vegas casinos were ready to celebrate. For the most part, bettors had favored the New England Patriots to win the Su per Bowl, and the Seattle Seahawks had only one yard to go to take the lead with less the 30 seconds on the game clock. Then Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll made arguably the absolute worst play call in Super …

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