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Pro-Sports heads to Vegas for 2017 as Foley gains NHL approval

US professional sports will come to the state of Nevada as the NHL granted approval for Las Vegas to launch a new expansion franchise aiming to join its league by the 2017/18 season.   The NHL Las Vegas franchise proposition received unanimous approval from a review conducted by its Board of Governors greenlighting the project for a Nevada-based franchise. NHL …

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Formula E has an esports eye on Las Vegas

The second season of the FIA Formula E championship, the world’s first all electric motor racing series, has just two races left this campaign with the Renault e.Dams team currently occupying top spot. Formula E has fully embraced esports with open arms this year and back in Easter a deal between it, the ESL and Microsoft’s Turn 10 Studios has seen …

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RGT shares British advances in treatment data collection

The Director of Commissioning for the Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT) has shared details of British advances in treatment data collection during the International Gambling Institute’s 16th International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking. Jane Rigbye set out the British approach to data reporting in problem gambling treatment services in a speech to the University of Nevada, as part of International …

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Gamesys tests UK betting market with Bethotshot brand

Gamesys the operating company of UK online casino brand JackpotJoy, has confirmed that it will enter the UK betting market launching new brand Bethotshot in partnership with live betting specialist Metric Gaming. The launch of the Bethotshot.com website will coincide with the start of Euro 2016 (10 June – 10 July), with Gamesys management stating that the company would use …

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Bookies cool on Khan Cinco de Mayo odds

Amir Khan will head into the toughest fight of his career on Saturday night as the Brit faces the much fancied Mexican Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in what will likely be the biggest boxing match of 2016. Khan a former British Olympic Silver Medallist (Athens 2008) has jumped up two weight classes and will be fighting for the WBC middleweight world title, …

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Raiders to Sin City… Will Las Vegas gain an NFL franchise?

NFL senior officials are set to review a new franchise proposition for the city of Las Vegas, which aims to migrate the Oakland Raiders to ‘Sin City’. Pitching the proposition’s serious intent, Las Vegas Sands billionaire Sheldon Adelson hosted a media day last Thursday with former England Football captain David Beckham in attendance. Adelson, the fifteenth richest man in US (Forbes …

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CG Technology sues DraftKings & FanDuel over multiple patent infringements

Filing a Nevada District Court appeal, Las Vegas-based betting/gambling technology provider CG Technology (former Cantor Gaming Group) has sued daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators DraftKings and FanDuel on multiple infringements of its patents. CG Technology a specialist in US land based sports betting, claims that the DraftKings and FanDuel products have breached eight of its secured patents. The patent infringements …

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Wynn Las Vegas launches new mobile sports betting app

Wynn Las Vegas will officially launch a new mobile sports betting app today. The app was designed in partnership with technology company Miomni, and will be active for March Madness, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The app will feature various types of wagers including straight bets, parlays and future books. The minimum first deposit will be $100, the minimum reload deposit …

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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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