The SBC Weekly Digest for 15/03/19

Your weekly roundup of the most popular articles from SBC News, SBC Americas, CasinoBeats, Insider Sport & PaymentExpert.

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Good week for…
FanDuel

FanDuel has made its entry into Pennsylvania, as the first partners with Boyd Gaming for the sportsbook launch at Valley Forge Casino Resort, with the 1,800 square foot facility opening its doors to bettors just in time to capitalise on March Madness.
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Kindred Group
Re-emphasising a commitment to fair play across its brands, Kindred has published its corporate sustainability report, outlining key long-term social responsibility commitments, in addition to targets for its ever-expanding enterprise.
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Bad week for…
UKGC

The regulator’s approach to the fiasco surrounding cancelled antepost bets after the closure of the BetBright brand has left industry stakeholders less than impressed.
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Future of Horseracing
Olivier Delloye, Director General of France Galop, has stressed that a no deal Brexit will severely damage the entire equine value chain, with regards to racing, breeding, transport, animal welfare and certifications, echoing prior concerns of his Irish counterpart.
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
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“The key word is partnership, this is not just a branding exercise. It’s aligned us with one of the leading boxing promoters in the world, and at a time when expansion in the US is a major goal for both brands, it’s a great match.”
Liam McKee, William Hill’s Head of Media and Sponsorship, discusses how key a partner Matchroom Boxing has become for the company, with the alignment seeing Anthony Joshua become a global ambassador for the brand…Read more
NUMBERS GAME
184,000
Amount in dollars donated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, to cover the funeral costs 23 victims who lost their lives when a tornado ravaged an Alabama town.
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71
Australian jockey Daniel Schmitt has become the second rider to be charged by Racing Victoria for betting offences, after it was found that he had placed over 71 wagers across a two-and-a-half period.
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12
Teams that encompass the new Alliance of American Football, one of which, the Arizona Hotshots, has linked-up with Casino Arizona.
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2
Percentage revenue decline felt by 888 Holdings for the prior year, with the company remaining upbeat on the long term growth prospects of the US market.
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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
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With a little over a month to go until the largest dedicated sports betting trade show in the US, Betting on Sports America 2019, whet your appetite with this preview.
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Bookies give their take on the current Brexit mayhem, with rumours continuing to circulate as to whether the UK will leave the EU on time, or even leave at all.
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Enteractive’s head of business development Andrew Foster explores the rising ride of reactivation, and the technology versus human touch debate.
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Supplier Design Works Gaming has outlined plans to expand beyond its US boundaries into Europe, starting with the UK, doing so under the tutelage of industry stalwart Andy Harris, as the firm aims to buck the wider industry trend.
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W2 Global Data’s Chief Product Officer Gary Pine addresses the importance of age verification, and how they aim to provide alternative methods to the gambling sector
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