Gaming
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9/10/2018

Gaming company 888sport is offering sports betting in the US for the first time through a New Jersey license deal. With its statewide launch, 888sport has become the sixth operator providing online betting in New Jersey.

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iGaming Business (UK)
9/7/2018

The Dallas Cowboys signed a partnership deal with WinStar World Casino and Resort, marking the first such move within the NFL. Teams may accept advertising money from casinos but may not have direct relationships with any sportsbook.

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Reuters
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Dallas Cowboys, NFL
9/7/2018

New Jersey's sports betting market could rise from its current $35 million yield to $442 million before 2022, according to Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. By the end of the current NFL season, the state could have as many as 20 online operators and in about three years could boast a larger market than Nevada's.

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iGaming Business (UK)
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Krejcik Gaming, NFL, Eilers
9/7/2018

Only 12 of Macau's 47 gaming venues submitted smoking lounge applications by the end of last month. So far, 10 smoking lounges in Ponte 16 and Studio City have been approved by authorities.

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GGRAsia (Macau)
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Studio City, Health Bureau
9/7/2018

Curacao has granted a gaming license to the FunFair blockchain project, which will allow it to launch its live casino later this month. The company's app is already up and running, and it will use FUN tokens as chips.

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Cryptovest
9/6/2018

Voters will be able to weigh in on whether to allow four casinos in Arkansas during the Nov. 6 general election. "This could provide some deeply needed resources to some communities that are really hurting for them," Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Henderson said.

9/6/2018

Nielsen Sports says annual revenue for the NFL could go up by $2.3 billion with the increase in sports betting. Sportsbook and casino sponsorship, advertising and data, as well as increased consumer spending on products and media, are the projected catalysts.

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CardPlayer
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NFL
9/6/2018

SkyCity Entertainment Group is hosting public health providers at its flagship in Auckland, New Zealand, for Gambling Harm Awareness Week. Seven problem-gaming support providers are present each day to give patrons information and take bookings from concerned customers.

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CalvinAyre
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SkyCity Entertainment Group
9/6/2018

The Spartan Poker's Big Win online tournament in India lasts throughout September. Prizes include a Mercedes-Benz CLA, a Ford EcoSport and an all-expenses-paid trip to the US.

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CalvinAyre
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Ford
9/5/2018

Hotels are seeing a rise in peak occupancy nights across the top 25 US markets, indicating a reversal of losses attributed to short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb, according to Morgan Stanley Research. "It's a big inflection and definitely a positive for hotels," said Thomas Allen, a Morgan Stanley Research equity analyst.

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Skift