New Jersey Confident Supreme Court Will Favor Sports Betting

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Posted on: 29th November 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

New Jersey has been fighting for years to get the Supreme Court to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992. New Jersey has been opposed by the major sports leagues in the country such as the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball League (NBA), National Hockey League…

Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Admits To Sexually Abusing Children

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Posted on: 23rd November 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

The United States is seeing hundreds of sexually abused victims coming out in the open and finding the courage to name and shame the rich and powerful who molested and abused them for a number of times. Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and House of Cards star Kevin Spacey were some of the celebrities who have…

BetStars Wins Online License In Czech Republic, Blacklisted in Slovakia

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Posted on: 8th November 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

BetStars was able to penetrate one half of the former Czechoslovakia and get an online gaming license while getting banned in the other half in the span of one month. The Star’s Group, the parent company of BetStars recently announced that they had become the first international sports betting brand to receive an online gaming…

Ex NBA Commissioner Wants Marijuana To Be Legalised In the League

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Posted on: 26th October 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

When David Stern was the NBA Commissioner, he had to make a decision on putting in place a set of rules that would make it mandatory for NBA players to be drug tested once a year. NBA franchise owners put forward a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in 1999 to make player conduct rules more strict…

Scientific Games Targets Sports Betting After Acquiring NYX Gaming

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Posted on: 21st September 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

Scientific Games Corp is positioning itself to be one of the key gaming operators that could capture a huge share of the sports betting market in the United States. Sports betting and online gaming is currently banned in most states in America but there has been a recent push for the Professional and Amateur Sports…

Jose Mourinho Happy That Man United Lost To Barcelona Pre-Season

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Posted on: 27th July 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

Manchester United spent time in the United States playing a few pre-season warm up games and giving American fans a taste of what the ‘beautiful game’ is all about. The last match for Man United in the U.S was against Spanish giants Barcelona on Wednesday and the mouth watering clash proved to be a great…

Sports Book Operators Welcome Decision To Hear PAPSA Case

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Posted on: 29th June 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

Major sports book operators have expressed optimism regarding recent news that the U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing the case filed by New Jersey to legalizing sports betting. A favorable ruling could result in the repeal of the federal law known as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) which was passed in 1992….

Kentucky’s Churchill Downs To Develop Historical Racing Machine Facility

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Posted on: 22nd June 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

Kentucky firm Churchill Downs Inc has announced that it is investing around $60 million to build a historical racing machine (HRM) facility in Louisville. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has given conditional approval for the project according a company release. Also known as instant racing, HRMs are similar to slot machines and allow players to…

Paddy Power Launches Industry’s First Facebook Messenger Chatbot

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Posted on: 24th May 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

Betting giant Paddy Power has become the first company to roll out a service that takes bets through the Facebook Messenger app using a chatbot. Paddy Power launched its new service earlier this week. Developed by messaging platform provider Onionsack, the chatbot allows players to log into their Paddy Power account through the app and…

German Online Betting Company Mybet Settles With Rival For €11.8m

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Posted on: 18th May 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

German online sports betting operator Mybet has settled its decade-long battle with a rival through an out-of- court settlement. The Frankfurt-based company made the announcement earlier this week stating that it had reach a settlement of €11.8 million with Westdeutsche Lotterie GmbH & Co. OHG (Westlotto) with regards its claims for damages for cartel infringement….