Tag Archives: NCAA

Benjie Cherniak: Sending the right message to US college athletes

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Sending the right message from the first contact with a college athlete is key to stopping the spread of sports wagering scandals around NCAA-organised events in the US. That’s according to Benjie Cherniak, MD of Don Best Sports (Scientific Games), who spoke on a panel at last month’s Betting on Sports America conference about college sports – “the forgotten child” of sports …

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Winning Post – CMA diagnoses unhealthy withdrawal symptoms

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. This week, the GB Gambling Commission and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) grasped the thorny issue of account withdrawals, following an investigation into online bingo and casino providers, Jumpman Gaming and …

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6 of the Best – Redzonesports’ Stephen Baumohl

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Stephen Baumohl, CO-Founder of Redzonesports.bet. Continue reading to discover all about a four month South American adventure, how a desperate bet resulted in a great weekend and which movie masterpiece’s production was observed from very close quarters.   Best Holiday I spent four months in South America in 2011 where there were …

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NCAA sets up integrity panel to asses impact of betting post PASPA

Seeking to maintain the integrity of its amateur competitions and further protect its competing athletes, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will launch a study into US sports betting post-PASPA. The governing body of US college sports will develop an advisory panel of experts examining the effects of betting throughout US sports value chain, focusing on ‘how best to protect …

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NCAA and Genius Sports link-up in PASPA aftermath

Genius Sports and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) have announced a “landmark initiative,” which is designed to transform the digital collection and distribution of intercollegiate sports data, following SCOTUS’ landmark decision on PASPA. Further to its development, promotional, and technical support for data software, Genius Sports is to also serve as the NCAA’s exclusive agent in licensing real-time official …

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Home Run… Chris Christie achieves lifetime goal as PASPA is finally beaten

Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling to overturn PASPA’s federal mandate sees former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie complete a career-defining goal. Christie tweeted his delight at yesterday’s Supreme Court repeal of Paspa. A great day for the rights of states and their people to make their own decisions. New Jersey citizens wanted sports gambling and the federal Gov’t had no right …

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PASPA Down! New Jersey secures its Supreme Drop!

Reporting from Capitol Hill, multiple US news sources have confirmed that the Supreme Court of Justice has deemed the ‘1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’ (PASPA) to be unconstitutional. The judgement sees the US Supreme Court repeal PASPA federal provisions, which to date have limited US sports betting to the state of Nevada. In December 2017, led by former …

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Problem gambling awareness never been more important for USA

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Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) is underway in the USA, with the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), in collaboration with its affiliates, members and corporate partners across the country, now hosting its 14th such initiative. Titled “Have the Conversation,” this year places a focus on the importance of an open dialogue and candid discussion around the issue of problem …

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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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Sports betting USA: American history and “deplorable” leagues

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Sports betting within the USA is an issue that has been long debated, and will continue to be done so until the culmination of the ongoing Christie v NCAA case, and most likely well beyond. It was no surprise to see it debated in varying degrees at last weeks ICE London, with Dan Wallach, shareholder at Becker and Poliakoff, getting …

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