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William Hill US enters legal battle with FanDuel over copyright allegation

William Hill US has opened legal proceedings against competing sportsbook operator FanDuel, over alleged copyright infringement relating to a betting guide at the Meadowlands racetrack. The civil complaint filed by William Hill has outlined that the ‘How to Bet Guide’ distributed by FanDuel was identical to the Hill’s guide. One of the key passages in FanDuel’s guide features the wording …

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Growth continues for US data supplier theScore

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Provider of digital sports news and data to North American sports bettors, theScore Inc has announced its financial results for the 12 month period concluding on August 31, 2018. The supplier has benefited from the liberalisation of sports betting, with its total revenue for the year ending August 31, 2018 growing to $27.7m, as opposed to $26.3m in F2017. Additionally, …

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William Hill gains vital US knowledge via Gordon Wilson hiring

William Hill have announced a further strengthening of its US approach, with Gordon Wilson to take up a position on the firm’s board of directors, as an independent non-executive director, from January 2 next year. The current President and CEO of Travelport Worldwide, Wilson is to become a member of the board’s corporate responsibility and nomination committees upon joining. Roger …

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NetEnt’s Erik Nyman on driving American progress

Operating in the US market for almost three years, NetEnt is looking to build on experience and continue to establish itself as one of the leading suppliers in the growing US market. Having previously played a key role in the firm’s expansion in Europe and with WLA customers, Managing Director of NetEnt Americas Erik Nyman spoke to SBC about NetEnt’s …

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NHL to net big from sports betting?

A Nielsen Sports study has detailed that the annual revenue of the National Hockey League (NHL), could be increased by $216m, as the sport nets the benefits of widely available, legal, regulated sports betting in the US. The report, which was commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA) emphasised that heightened levels of fan engagement and viewership are set to …

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6 of the Best – Scout Gaming Group’s Joakim Renman

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Joakim Renman, Commercial Director at Scout Gaming Group. Continue reading to discover which iconic World Cup is a particular sporting highlight, which rapper with a messiah complex stands out from the crowd and who wins out of the Thailand vs USA dilemma. Best Holiday It’s a close race between Thailand and USA. …

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Oryx Gaming set to acquired by Breaking Data Corp in €7.5m deal

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GIVEMESPORT owners Breaking Data Corp has revealed plans to make a strategic manoeuvre into the betting and gaming world, via the strategic acquisition of Oryx Gaming for €7.5m. Renaming the firm Bragg Gaming Group upon completion, ex-NetPlay TV Chief Financial Officer Akshay Kumar is set to be brought in to occupy a similar role, as Breaking Data plans to leverage …

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SBTech eyes added personalisation alongside Fresh8

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SBTech has announced its latest technology partnership, teaming up with Fresh8, who is to integrate its marketing solutions to fully maximise the sports betting solutions provider’s messaging service. It is hoped that through the integration of the Fresh8 marketing technology, optimal advertising will be delivered to both bookmakers and users. Fresh8, the advertising automation platform provider to the sports betting …

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North American investment sees Sportradar value hit $2.4Bn

Sportradar has unveiled two new strategic partnerships with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Silicon Valley-based growth equity firm TCV. CPPIB, through its wholly owned subsidiary, CPP Investment Board Europe S.à r.l., and TCV will together acquire a stake in Sportradar at an enterprise value of €2.1Bn ($2.4) from private equity firm EQT and certain minority shareholders. Carsten …

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SG Digital details World Cup’s top trends as tournament hots up

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The group stages of the World Cup are now well and truly in full swing, and at around 6pm (UK time) each nation will have competed in 2018’s competition once. Gambling industry data specialists H2GC estimates that the Russian World Cup could break numerous betting records, with an expectation that total gross win could topple €1.7bn detailed, as the showpiece …

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