Tag Archives: USA

Penn’s Tim Wilmott leads ‘AGA search committee’ for next leader

US industry trade group the American Gaming Association (AGA) has established a seven-strong ‘search committee’ to assist with the leadership replacement of Geoff Freeman, who ends his 5-year CEO tenure to join America’s Grocery Manufacturers Association (AGMA) at the end of July.  The AGA’s search committee will be led by Penn National Gaming Chief Executive Tim Wilmott, who seeks to find …

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ARC and Vermantia launch European Racing Channel

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) and Vermantia have announced the official launch of the European Racing Channel, which both parties describe as “the most complete offering of its kind worldwide”. Available via both satellite and streaming services, the new channel is set to feature a daily schedule compromising of at least 40,000 live premier thoroughbred and greyhound races per year. …

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The World Cup’s Finest with BETDAQ MD Shane McLaughlin

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Today we hear from Shane McLaughlin, Managing director at BETDAQ, who discusses the lasting influence of the 1986 Mexico World Cup, how …

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The World Cup’s Finest With Kindred’s Eric Konings

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. A Dutch theme descends over The World Cup’s Finest this afternoon, as Eric Konings, a Sports Betting Integrity Officer at Kindred Group, …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Sky Bet’s Paul Lowery

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Paul Lowery, Head of Sports Trading at Sky Betting and Gaming, is the latest to share his own personal World Cup highlights …

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SBC’s On The Ball – International insight

The Russian World Cup kicked off in style yesterday evening, with the hosts taking apart an amateur looking Saudi Arabia side, in front of a jubilant Moscow crowd. To mark the commencing of football’s showpiece event, this edition of On The Ball aims to give a greater insight into some international stories, analysing the 2026 World Cup, as well as …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Read on to hear Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale discuss a nearly moment for England, a duo of 1994 kit highlights and what …

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Why the time is right for a North American World Cup

Whilst the footballing world is heavily focused on Russia 2018, in less than one week FIFA will congregate on Moscow to announce the destination of the 2026 World Cup. Football’s governing body will decide whether the joint bid by the USA, Mexico and Canada is successful or whether the tournament is heading to the North African region of Morocco for …

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Flexible Kambi platform drives major UI upgrade on LeoVegas

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LeoVegas has overhauled the user interface (UI) on its sportsbook by using a new open API from Kambi, the operator’s sports betting supplier since its June 2016 launch. Kambi’s open APIs enable its customers to build on top of the sportsbook platform, affording them the key ability to innovate and differentiate in the market. LeoVegas has taken this “unique opportunity” …

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Sportech expands US focus as governance aims to reverse 2017 declines

London-listed betting and racing systems provider Sportech Plc has detailed its corporate recovery plan, following a tough 2017 in which the company restructured its operations having undertaken strategic review and cost reduction programme.   Publishing its full-year 2017 results, Sportech governance declares corporate losses of £23 million, as company trading was impacted by a number of high-cost write-downs. In its …

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