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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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Metric Gaming secures investment from ATP Las Vegas

In-play betting specialist Metric Gaming has confirmed that it has secured an undisclosed funding round from Las Vegas based venture financier Alternative Trading Partners (ATP) Las Vegas. The new investment will help the ‘SuperLive’ betting provider advance its mobile platform development, as it seeks further top tier partnerships within the industry. Metric Gaming governance chose not to disclose any information …

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Scott Longley – Heavy Duty – Debtors come to bury Caesars

As the European gambling industry consolidates creating sector giants. Scott Longley takes a look at the debt crisis that has engulfed Caesars Entertainment.   If anyone doubts that we are still living with the after effects of the 2008 financial crisis, they need look no further than the travails of one of the more high-profile corporate victims of the appropriately-termed …

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Icahn eyes sale of Fontainebleau Las Vegas

US billionaire Carl Icahn is reported to be selling the Fontainebleau Resort, an unfinished casino development on the Las Vegas Strip. Finance magnet and renowned ‘corporate raider’ Icahn is reported to have contracted property broker CBRE Group to conduct the sale of the $3 billion unfinished development. US business sources have speculated that Icahn is seeking a sale price of …

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Gameloft launches first slot-based social game

Social game developer Gameloft, in partnership with CBS Interactive, has launched CSI: Slots on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and Windows Phone.It is the first time that the social game firm has developed a slot-based freemium style game as the company targets the more casual gamer. CSI: Slots releases featuring ‘cases steeped in mystery’, and is written in collaboration with …

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