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Raketech secures strategic Shogun Media acquisition

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Online affiliate and content marketing organisation Raketech has continued to fuel its growth strategies, by purchasing a majority stake in affiliate firm Shogun Media. Raketech plans to utilise its extensive pay per click (PPC) and search engine optimisation (SEO) expertise, whilst continuing to develop the product offering for gaming operators across new and existing markets. Through this approach it is …

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Unanimous vote leaves New Jersey on brink of sports betting

New Jersey is on the cusp of having a fully legal sports betting framework, after its legislature voted unanimously to pass a bill that will regulate and tax sports betting at casinos and racetracks in the State. The decision now rests with the State’s Governor, Phil Murphy who is in a position where he must give final confirmation prior to the …

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Metric and Nektan to provide turnkey US sports betting solution

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Metric Gaming and Nektan have joined forces to provide a turnkey horse racing and sports betting solution for the US market. These services will be offered through the Rapid Games™ platform from Respin LLC, Nektan’s US operating subsidiary. Rapid Games is the US casino gaming industry’s only independently certified Class II and Class III On-Premises mobile platform. Integrating to Rapid, a server-based …

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Kambi and Rush Street Interactive reach sportsbook agreement

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Kambi has signed a multi-year deal to provide its sportsbook and innovative technology to Rush Street Interactive, following the decision by the United States Supreme Court to fully repeal the country’s federal sports betting ban. Launching within selected states where permitted, the deal covers the provision of online and retail services, in addition to stretching to markets outside of the …

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SBTech aids Churchill Downs’ US iGaming & sports betting entry

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Announcing its entry into real money online gaming and sports betting markets, Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has penned a strategic partnership with SBTech to utilise the firms integrated technology platform. The move will see SBTech supply a US facing iGaming platform allowing CDI to manage both its sports wagering and iGaming operations, in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s …

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Matchroom & Perform seek to land ‘US KO’ with $1 billion DAZN partnership

A blockbuster exclusive $1bn United States boxing streaming partnership aims to engage a new generation of fight enthusiasts, as well as reigniting current fans passions for the sport. The bumper eight-year deal, between Matchroom Boxing and Perform Group, will see some of boxing’s biggest stars feature over 16 bouts staged in various venues across America. Set to streamed upon the …

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Drag Racing betting markets to be offered in UK for first time

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RedZoneSports.bet has joined forces with TrakBak Racing, in a collaboration that is set to see exclusive and bespoke betting markets offered on UK Drag Racing for the first time. Becoming headline sponsor of the DoorSlammers event set to be held at Santa Pod Raceway, the Argyll Entertainment US sports led brand is to offer the industry first markets across the …

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Arena Racing Company to see prize money soar past £35m mark

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) has announced that prize money across its 15 strong racecourse portfolio is to exceed £35m this year. Stating a “central role” that has been played in “helping ensure there are record levels of prize money in British Racing,” ARC also stresses that it has significantly increased its investment in prize money through its executive contribution, …

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Kazakhstan gets National Lottery courtesy of Scientific Games

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NASDAQ listed gambling technology suppliers Scientific Games Corporation, has announced that it is bringing lottery game entertainment to the Republic of Kazakhstan. Launching the National Lottery of Kazakhstan it was detailed that JSC Satty Zhuldyz is to operate the offering, after being awarded a 15 year contract, with Scientific Games serving as the exclusive supplier of all games, technology and …

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AGA speaks out on illegal US sports betting industry

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The American Gaming Association (AGA) has estimated that in excess of $10bn will be wagered by Americans in the upcoming 2018 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Of that figure, however, only $300m, representing around 3 percent, will be wagered legally through Nevada sportsbooks, with it stated that “failed federal prohibition [is] making common criminals of millions of Americans.” In addition, it …

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