Tag Archives: NHL

Chris Murphy: Americas Outlook – No drama just business as US systems are go

As US betting approaches the final straight of its first full year in operations,  SBC Americas’ Editor Chris Murphy details that coast-to-coast all critical stakeholders appear to be playing their part in progressing US betting’s agenda –  ‘No drama, just business’ the US really is a new territory for gambling… ___________________ With G2E deals still fresh on the order pad …

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InsiderSport: On The Ball – China to host 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on the latest MLS expansion franchise, FIFA’s Club World Cup announcement and Amazon’s latest fly-on-the-wall documentary featuring Tottenham Hotspur.  FIFA awards hosting rights of the 2021 Club World Cup to China China PR has …

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6 of the Best: All-in Diversity’s Kelly Kehn

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In this week’s edition of 6 of the Best, Kelly Kehn, Co-founder of All-In Diversity, tells SBC about her babymoon trip to Barcelona and San Sebastian, and which John Hughes movie tops the list as her best film. Best Holiday There are so many good ones, I think the best one was when I was about 7 months pregnant with my …

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Sportradar secures US data clean sweep through NFL deal

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Sportradar is the first industry supplier to hold data distribution deals with each of the ‘big four’ US sports leagues – the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL – after extending an existing deal with the NFL, the last of the four to approve the sale of official data to legal bookmakers. Key additions to the existing partnership include exclusive distribution …

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Sportradar: Embracing the “next generation” for collecting sports data

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A recent recipient of re-certification from the ISO for the quality, efficiency and distribution of sports data, Sportradar has refused to rest on its laurels, particularly when it comes to embracing the “next generation” for how this data is collected. David Lampitt is the Head of Global Sports Partnerships for Sportradar, whose data collection process currently involves more than 7,000 …

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DAZN deepens global expansion commitment with key appointment

DAZN has strengthened its global expansion plans with the appointment of Apple’s Ben King, who takes up the role of SVP Global Distribution and Business Development. King joins DAZN in February from Apple where, over his 12-year tenure, he worked at the forefront of some of the world’s most successful digital entertainment and media services including the iTunes Store, App Store and …

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MGM caps US sports league hat-trick through MLB deal

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Major League Baseball (MLB) has followed in the footsteps of the NBA and NHL by striking a betting partnership with MGM Resorts. The two parties have announced an all-inclusive agreement that designates MGM Resorts as the first-ever ‘Official Gaming Partner of MLB’ and ‘Official Entertainment Partner of MLB’. The deal will combine the MLB brand with MGM Resorts and playMGM …

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MGM-GVC’s ‘broad vision’ sees Sportradar confirmed as lead US data supplier

MGM-GVC Interactive LLC, the new US strategic joint venture developed by MGM Resorts and GVC Holdings, has confirmed that it will utilise Sportradar as exclusive data supplier for its US sports betting provisions. The agreement sees Sportradar become the lead data provider for MGM-GVC interactive’s new and existing land-based and digital properties. Updating the market, MGM GVC Interactive’s new Chief …

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NHL unites with MGM for first betting partnership

The National Hockey League has confirmed its first official betting partnership, announcing  a multi-year deal with MGM Resorts International. The partnership, which was unveiled today by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and MGM Resorts Chairman & CEO Jim Murren in New York City, places a key focus on the data produced by both the NHL and MGM. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman …

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IMG strengthens streaming portfolio with NHL extension

IMG has struck a new deal with the National Hockey League (NHL), extending its multi-territory streaming rights partnership with the league through the 2020-21 season. The partnership dates back to 2013 and ensures IMG’s gaming business retains a central part of its multi-sport streaming portfolio. Freddie Longe, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IMG Gaming commented:  “The NHL has formed an …

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