Tag Archives: Sara Slane

SWIMA integrity marked as a critical initiative for US betting

Leading US gambling stakeholders will participate in the formation of a new non-profit body monitoring US sports betting, collaborating to help combat fraud and eliminate corruption. This week New Jersey Assistant Attorney General George Rover presented the foundations of ‘Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association – SWIMA’, which aims to monitor betting activities, creating safe and secure betting propositions for US …

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AGA warns Schumer that Federal framework will slow down US fight against illegal betting

The governance of the American Gaming Association (AGA) has reiterated its stance against any proposition of the US government developing a federal framework regulating US sports betting. Publishing an ‘open letter’ penned by Vice President of Public Affairs Sara Slane to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the AGA stands by its previous declarations that US betting regulation should be sustained by …

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NFL could land $2.3bn increase with regulated sports betting

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In research commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA), Nielsen Sports has predicted that the annual revenue of the NFL could be elevated by as much as $2.3bn as a result of the regulated sports betting market. The study, which breaks down the various sources of revenue that the NFL could reap from a sports betting market in the US …

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Chuck Schumer’s ‘federal framework’ receives mixed reception

US debate and discussion has expanded with regards to developing a ‘federal sports betting framework’, following Democratic Party Senate Leader Chuck Schumer’s proposal of an initial mandate. One of the highest ranking Democrats, Schumer leads party policy development as leader of the ‘Senate Democrat Committee’. On Wednesday, Schumer unveiled to ESPN a memo which proposed initial provisions for the development …

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AGA places ‘responsibility first’ in new Code of Conduct

US industry trade body The American Gaming Association (AGA) has updated its ‘Code of Conduct’ mandate placing a higher emphasis on stakeholder social responsibility obligations, as the US gambling market expands post PASPA. AGA governance presented the updated code at the ‘Responsible Gaming Education Week – Las Vegas’ event, which featured representatives from the University of Las Vegas, BMM Testlabs, …

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ESSA reveals US vision as 62 suspicious alerts raised in Q2

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ESSA has reported a total of 62 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the second quarter of 2018, involving eight different sports. The international betting integrity body highlights the vast majority (44) emanated from tennis, with football next in line with 12 suspicious alerts, followed by bowls, handball, boxing, basketball, beach volleyball and esports which had one …

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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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