Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

6 of the Best – PointsBet’s Seth Young

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Seth Young, Chief Innovation Officer at PointsBet. Continue reading to discover which US state almost proved to have a life changing effect during an extended stay, a very easy movie decision and a Major League Baseball love. Best Holiday A few years ago my wife and I spent a few weeks in …

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Sportradar to deliver in-game edge through official MLB deal

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Sportradar will deliver a significant competitive edge to sportsbooks ‘in-game’ after securing the exclusive rights to distribute official real time game statistics from Major League Baseball (MLB) to media companies and regulated sports betting operators. Starting with the 2019 season, the new multi-year partnership encompasses media and gaming rights at both international and domestic levels. Across international markets outside of …

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AGA speaks out on illegal US sports betting industry

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The American Gaming Association (AGA) has estimated that in excess of $10bn will be wagered by Americans in the upcoming 2018 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Of that figure, however, only $300m, representing around 3 percent, will be wagered legally through Nevada sportsbooks, with it stated that “failed federal prohibition [is] making common criminals of millions of Americans.” In addition, it …

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New York seeking sports leagues integrity fee compromise

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Another state in the USA has introduced a new bill seeking the introduction of sports betting, ahead of the potentially landmark decision by the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) in the New Jersey v NCAA case. Put forward by Senator John J Bonacic, chairman of the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, bill S7900 would amend the current racing, pari-mutuel wagering and …

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Badminton governing body strengthens integrity strategy

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The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is to embark on a partnership with Genius Sports, with the ultimate goal of protecting its various competitions from the threat of match fixing. As part of the long term integrity agreement, Genius Sports is to be provide Badminton’s world governing body with its bet monitoring system. Detailing the multitude of benefits the BWF are …

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Bettingexpert launches 15 new tipping competitions

Bettingexpert, the super affiliate tipping network with customers across 10 languages, has revamped its competition structure after reaching the milestone of 100,000 tips a month. While the Tipster of the Month competition still offers a £3,000 prize pool, bettingexpert has now started competitions for specific sports. The best football tipsters can now compete every month for a share of €3,000, …

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