Cleveland Cavaliers in Bitcoin partnership

The Cleveland Cavaliers and its affiliate in the NBA 2K League, Cavs Legion GC, have partnered with cryptocurrency blockchain provider UnitedCoin. The partnership will...

Sportradar strikes new deal to enhance MSE data integration

Data analytics specialist Sportradar has been appointed by Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE), owner of NBA team Washington Wizards and NHL side Washington Capitals,...

Steph Curry developing Rakuten OTT programming

National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Steph Curry is reported to be working alongside Rakuten Sports to develop original programming across Rakuten’s over-the-top (OTT) platform.  Having...

NBA scores virtual games partnership with Highlight Games

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and its syndicate National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) have partnered up with Highlight Games Limited to develop a new...

DraftKings’ Johnny Avello on the NBA Finals and ‘Hip Hop Wicca’

SBC Americas caught up with DraftKings Head of Sportsbook Johnny Avello this week for a quick-fire Q&A on how things are shaping up in...

NBA extends global reach with live social media streaming to India

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is expanding its reach and brand beyond its US heartland with the decision to live stream the NBA Finals...

WagerTalk poised to acquire sports betting’s ‘gold standard’ newsletter

Sports betting content provider WagerTalk has confirmed its intent to acquire The Gold Sheet which, established in 1957, is the US’ longest-running sports betting...

PointsBet goes for another bettor-first initiative with early NBA payout

Online US sportsbook operator PointsBet has announced that it has issued early payouts on all bets for the Golden State Warriors to win the...

Sportech will continue to focus on US sports betting opportunities

International betting technology firm Sportech has held its annual general meeting today, updating investors on its performance so far this year with specific focus...

Betting interest bouncing as NBA Conference Finals continue

In spite of the absence of LeBron James, the NBA Playoffs have continued to thrive in terms of betting interest. As the Conference finals...

Event News

AGA confirms September dates for Responsible Gaming Education week

The American Gaming Association has confirmed the dates for its 2019 Responsible Gaming Education Week. It will take place from September 15 to 21...

LatAm and CIS growth specialists head Emerging Markets track at Betting on Sports

Latin American and CIS growth experts JD Duarte and Stan Reoutt will bookend the Emerging Markets track at Betting on Sports 2019, as part...

Casino lifetime achievement award for Bob Hamman

Bob Hamman, President and CEO of SCA Promotions and SCA Gaming, will be presented with a Casino Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th annual...

Calvi sets out GLMS vision and mission at NCPG regulators roundtable

Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) President Ludovico Calvi set out the association’s vision and mission during an address this week at a Regulators Roundtable as...