Sports betting

9th May 2019

The pricing is right

The acquisition of Don Best Sports has provided Scientific Games with a wealth of US trading and pricing experience, which could give it an extra…

9th May 2019

OpenBet: the revamp

Bringing OpenBet’s technology up to date and expanding the range of services it offers was a huge undertaking. As senior vice president of sportsbook and…

9th May 2019

NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal betting

The US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has formally withdrawn a ban on its events being hosted in states that offer legal sports betting. The…

9th May 2019

Washington DC sports betting legislation becomes law

The sports betting legislation enacted by the Washington DC Council in January has now formally passed into law, following a 60-day congressional review. This paves…

9th May 2019

Building diversity from the ground up

The emerging US sports wagering industry has the opportunity to reap the proven benefits of a more diverse workforce by embracing these initiatives from its…

9th May 2019

Indiana Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Indiana has become the latest state to legalise sports betting after Governor Eric Holcomb signed off on House Bill 1015. The bill permits wagering both…

9th May 2019

Fox partners The Stars Group for new sports betting division

Fox Sports, a subsidiary of US television broadcaster Fox Corporation, has partnered The Stars Group to launch a new sports betting service in the country.…

8th May 2019

State of independence

The states will do far better out of sports betting if they allow mobile/remote gambling to flourish independent of casino partnerships, writes Whitney Fore

8th May 2019

The online elephant in the room

Native American tribes considering expansion into sports betting have a few things to weigh up, writes Suzanne Perilloux Leckert. There’s not only profitability and the…

8th May 2019

Interview: Jeff Newman, Vice President of Global Partnerships for Monumental Sports

We asked how Monumental Sports Entertainment was preparing for regulated sports betting in Washington DC, which kind of deals between betting brands and sports teams…

8th May 2019

How data can drive the future of betting

The level of data collected on US sports could prompt a major revolution in sports betting, which could have a knock-on effect on markets across…

8th May 2019

The casual play

The US is often painted as a virgin landscape of sports fans ripe for conversion into regulator bettors, but is this really the case and…

8th May 2019

Walk the line

To ensure the long-term future of the US sports betting market, operators will need to effectively promote their brands without carpet-bombing states with advertising. But…

8th May 2019

Interview: David Foster, Deputy General Counsel, NBA

David Foster, deputy general counsel, NBA, talks to us about how his organization is working with the players in the labor union