Month: May 2019

The NBA Sets Official Betting Data Ultimatum for Sportsbooks

The National Basketball Association has been trying to get a piece of the sports betting revenue from the operators and it has recently made a much stronger case for its demands. Now, the league has delivered an ultimatum that states that any sports betting operator that has not partnered with it will not be allowed to access any of the league’s official live data for the 2019 NBA Finals as well as other NBA games going forward. According to a recent ESPN report, Sportradar which is an authorized data distributor for the NBA will shut down all access to...

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NFL Teams Speak Out Against New York’s Sports Betting Plans

A week ago, the New York Senate Committee voted in favor of advancing an online and mobile sports betting bill. As it stands, the state has only legalized retail-only sports betting for the upstate and commercial tribal casinos – its brick-and-mortar sportsbooks are yet to open. With the bill now headed to the Senate Finance Committee, there is a chance that New Yorkers may soon be able to have access to expanded sports betting options. There is still a lot to be done though. According to the bill’s sponsor, there are a number of changes that the legislation will...

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Global Regulatory Awards Recognizes Importance of Responsible Gambling

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, GamblingCompliance, the top provider of independent legal, regulatory intelligence and business intelligence to the global gambling industry, hosted the third annual Global Regulatory Awards at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London. The event recognized individuals and teams in the fields of compliance and responsible gambling, most of whom had been through quite a lot in 2019 which is considered by many to have been the most “expansionist” year in the history of the gambling industry. Some of the most notable developments from the past year include the United States’ Supreme Court decision...

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