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Joe Asher: William Hill US – Live streaming can unlock US market’s true capacity

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Joe Asher, CEO at William Hill US, told SBC Magazine that he is a “big believer” in the power of live streaming. He also explained how US success is key for the popularity of sports outside of the ‘big four’, before confirming that the company’s core Nevada business will continue to fund its investment in other states. SBC: What is …

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William Hill embarks on transitional journey posting group losses of £63m

Publishing its interim 2019 results (26-week period ending 2 July), FTSE250 William Hill Plc details solid progress on the firm’s five-year business transformation strategy (announced November 2018) focusing on the three core areas of digital expansion, US market growth and retail realignment. Updating investors, William Hill stated that H1 2019 trading reflected the ‘different challenges and opportunities’ that the group …

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Kambi strikes Penn National multi-state agreement

Kambi Group has significantly advanced its US profile by securing a ‘multi-state sportsbook services agreement’ with Penn National Gaming. Updating investors, Kambi details that it will become the lead sports betting systems and software supplier to Penn National, ‘North America’s largest regional gaming operator’, servicing both its on-property and digital disciplines. Nasdaq-listed Penn National operates more than 40 gaming facilities …

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Winning Post – PASPA… One year on

A year following PASPA’s downfall, Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners details why the US market has delivered in value and expectations for all betting incumbents… ________________ A year on from the Supreme Court’s historic overturning of PASPA and there are no suggestions so far that expectations will be disappointed. On a run rate basis, the US sports betting market has …

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iGaming Academy launches US-focused elearning courses

A series of ‘elearning’ courses have been rolled out by iGaming Academy in a bid to teach individuals about the online sports betting market across the US, outlining the key principles that constitute a successful sportsbook. Offering regulatory information on New Jersey, West Virginia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Nevada, the compliance and skill training provider will offer a flagship US Online …

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Scientific Games pursues further $1 billion debt note

Issuing a market update, Nasdaq-listed industry technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has announced that it will move to offer (subject to market conditions) $1.1 billion in senior unsecured debt notes. SGC’s latest debt transaction will be offered to private investors through wholly owned subsidiary Scientific Games International, with the technology group detailing that the unsecured debt notes will be …

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Bet.Works recruits ‘proven player’ Quinton Singleton as operations lead

New US-market technology incumbent Bet.Works have confirmed the appointment of Quinton Singleton as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Updating the market, Bet.Works details the appointment of Singleton former strategy lead for NYX Gaming as a major coup for its developing prospects and propositions. Singleton joins Bet.Works leadership from SG Digital, where he most recently served as Vice President of …

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Home support – William Hill US sponsors Light FC Vegas

FTSE bookmaker William Hill has moved to expand its profile and coverage within Nevada, confirming that it will become the official betting partner of Las Vegas Lights FC (Lights FC). Playing in the United Soccer League, a division under MLS franchises, Lights FC is Las Vegas’ most popular professional soccer team, playing its games in Cashman Field (capacity: 10,000). The …

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Expert Focus – All on the line in New Jersey’s battle of PASPA

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All eyes are set to fall on the USA today, as the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) hears oral arguments from New Jersey officials regarding the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). With a distinct focus on New Jersey’s bid to offer licensed sports betting, the state has already faced seven losses in federal …

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All eyes on Capitol Hill as Chris Christie seeks Supreme Drop of PASPA

Today, US Supreme Court Justices’ will hear initial ‘oral arguments’, put forward by New Jersey officials seeking to repeal provisions of 1992’s ‘Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA)’. New Jersey continues its decade-long battle to implement ‘state-licensed sports betting’, which had been previously rejected in 2015 by the US Justice Department. Arguing that PASPA regulations interfere with US states’ …

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