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CG Technology facing $1.5m fine and removal of CEO

CG Technology has agreed to pay a $1.5 million fine in relation to charges of underpaying and overpaying certain bettors on the sportsbook. This comes just two months after the Nevada Gaming Control Board alleged that CG Technology had underpaid winning parlays by about $700,000 on more than 20,000 occasions from August 2011 to March 2015. The complaint also accused the …

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William Hill opens wagering on Virtual Racing in Nevada

William Hill has opened wagering on Virtual Racing at two of its Nevada Race and Sports Books. After receiving approval for a field trial from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the company will offer Virtual Racing inside the Plaza Casino and Silver Sevens Casino, both in Las Vegas. Featuring the voice of legendary race caller Tom Durkin, William Hill Virtual …

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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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Super Bowl 50 triggers record betting figures

The Nevada Gaming Control Board have announced that bettors wagered $132.5 million on the Denver Broncos’ 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers. That figure topped the previous record of $119.4 million from two seasons ago, when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Broncos. The house won $13.31 million, making a profit for the 25th time in the past 27 years. It was …

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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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FanDuel hits back after being told to ‘cease & desist’ in New York State

DraftKings and FanDuel have been dealt another regulatory blow in the US after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent the two Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) operators cease-and-desist letters demanding that they stop ‘illegally accepting wagers in New York State’. Schneiderman’s actions come after his office conducted a one-month investigation into DFS which concluded that the daily contests are essentially …

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Opta deal sees DraftKings revamp its soccer product

DraftKings Inc., the troubled daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform, has teamed up with sports data provider Opta to supply all its live soccer performance statistics. DraftKings has engaged Opta in order to enhance the customer experience of its soccer product, in anticipation of an upcoming expansion into new markets. One of the main features that has changed is the increase …

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eSports operator Vulcun withdraws from Nevada

Fantasy eSports firm, Vulcun, have announced that they are withdrawing their services from the state of Nevada, and have moved to bar all state residents from playing in its paid fantasy leagues and tournaments. This news follows the decision of Nevada Gambling  Commission to classify the act of playing daily fantasy sports as gambling, meaning that it is now regarded in …

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Nevada Gaming Board tells DFS operators to apply for licensing

Nevada lawmakers ruled on Thursday that daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators would require a gaming license to operate their services in accordance with state regulations. The decision was approved by AG Burnett Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, who ordered all DFS operators to stop activity within the states borders and begin to apply for gaming licenses. Detailing the …

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Neale Deeley: Betradar’s slam dunk with virtual basketball

Neale Deeley, Managing Director at Betradar, discusses the development of the company’s latest virtual offering – Basketball. SBC: You’ve just launched your virtual basketball product. How long have you been developing it? What was the start point? Neale Deeley:  The inception of the project was over a year ago when we sketched out the punter types we wanted to appeal …

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