Tag Archives: PointsBet

Jeevan Jeyaratnam: Abelson Odds: No Niche… Recognising the thriving role of stats betting

SBC News Jeevan Jeyaratnam: Abelson Odds: No Niche... Recognising the thriving role of stats betting

From shots on target to player tackles, stats betting and data-driven markets have deeply enriched the matchday offering that sportsbooks provide over the last few years. Speaking to SBC Leaders, Abelson Odds’  Chief Operations Officer Jeevan Jeyaratnam shines a light on how stats betting has evolved from a unique feature of sportsbook markets to an integral part of any operator’s …

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Sportradar expands US sports portfolio with NASCAR integrity deal

SBC News Sportradar expands US sports portfolio with NASCAR integrity deal

Sportradar has further strengthened its status in the US sports space, as the betting industry in the country rapidly expands, entering into an agreement with NASCAR. The Swiss sports data and technology company has secured a multi-year deal with the stock car racing tournament, building on a previous arrangement between the two organisations. Sportradar Integrity Services (SIS) and NASCAR have …

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SBC Summit North America to examine betting’s convergence with media & entertainment

SBC News SBC Summit North America to examine betting's convergence with media & entertainment

Sports betting’s growth into a mainstream entertainment product and the industry’s increasingly close relationship with the worlds of professional sports, broadcast and online media, and entertainment are set to be the central theme of SBC Summit North America 2022. The largest conference and tradeshow for the sports betting and igaming industry in the U.S. and Canada returns to Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, …

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Apollo reportedly still eyeing up betting industry interests

SBC News Apollo reportedly still eyeing up betting industry interests

Apollo Global Management is still interested in expanding its foothold in the betting and gaming industry, according to reports from CNBC. The US business news outlet has stated that Apollo is in ‘preliminary discussions’ to merge its Yahoo Sports holding – the investment firm that purchased Yahoo last year – with sports betting companies, notably PointsBet.  According to CNBC’s sources, …

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Low6 completes $5m funding round ahead of IPO

SBC News Low6 completes $5m funding round ahead of IPO

UK-based sports gamification firm Low6 has announced its intention to publicly list in the US via an initial public offering (IPO), whilst completing a $5 million funding round. The free-to-play game developer, headquartered in Birmingham, detailed that the most recent round of funding would be used to support its continued growth, with a particular focus on the US market.  In …

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New York opening lauded as ‘huge moment’ and ‘significant milestone’ by European suppliers

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Legalised mobile sports betting in the state of New York is due to commence tomorrow (8 January), as the New York State Gambling Commission (NYSGC) approved licences for four operators.  Issuing an update this morning, the state regulatory body advised that each of the four licence holders had satisfied all necessary statutory and regulatory requirements for mobile sports betting.  Furthermore, …

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DraftKings and BetMGM triumph at inaugural SBC Awards North America

SBC News DraftKings and BetMGM triumph at inaugural SBC Awards North America

The SBC Awards North America 2021 saw a number of operators recognised for their contributions to the industry, including BetMGM, DraftKings, IGT PlaySports and Scientific Games. An audience of over 400 executives from the U.S. and Canadian sports betting and igaming scene attended the inaugural edition of the awards at The Edison Ballroom for a celebration of the sector’s achievements …

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Genius ups 2021 forecasts as investment soars to maximise US opportunities

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Genius Sports has outlined that its US-focused expansion strategy is on course, having experienced significant growth in the third quarter of 2021 and striking partnerships with a number of major betting operators. Publishing its Q3 2021 trading update, the NYSE-registered sports data and technology provider detailed group revenue of $69.1 million, a 70% increase on the previous year’s figure of …

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Low6 becomes the supplier of the Official PGA TOUR Free-To-Play Game

Low6 has been named as the official provider of the PGA Tour free-to-play game, which will be presented exclusively by PointsBet. 

Low6 has been named as the supplier of the Official PGA TOUR Free-To-Play Game , which will be presented exclusively by PointsBet.  Strengthening Low6’s presence across the US market, the free-to-play game has been designed to enhance fan engagement through live in-play games with weekly prizes.  Jamie Mitchell, Low6 co-founder and CEO, commented: “We are delighted to be working with …

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SPACs remain a ‘core part’ of US sports betting despite ‘indigestion’

SBC News SPACs remain a ‘core part’ of US sports betting despite ‘indigestion’

As the US sports betting industry continues to expand state-by-state, many operators are becoming increasingly drawn towards the prospect of public listings, a goal which SPACs can still play a key role in achieving, according to a panel of industry experts at the SBC Digital North America event. Moderated by Anton Kaszubowski, Director at Greenlaw Limited, the speakers on the …

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