Industry events provide much needed insight into the U.S. sports wagering industry. ICE Sports Betting Conference USA, which took place this past November in New York City, was one such gathering. What follows are some speaker highlights from the conference portion of this show.
The surreal weather, the blown pass interference calls, the government shutdowns, the fences, the walls… it was enough to make one pine for the days when the biggest post-holiday stress inducers were photos of celebrities in their bathing suits at Nevis.
Patents are a unique type of commercial investment. They can be used to keep out competitors, defend against a competitor's litigation aggression, enable cross-licensing opportunities or any combination of these. Here is some strategy to consider when pondering the potential of a patent litigation.
This year my company added sexual harassment training to its portfolio of leadership and communication training. I’ve heard many jokes from people as a result of this endeavor… “Sexual harassment training… does that mean you’re teaching people how to do it?”
In my Casino Journal column last month, I began to share what I have learned in my nearly 45-year career in the gaming industry. I made the case for fun. In this month’s column, I share seven more key learnings from a career in gaming spent watching, listening, challenging, questioning, and in many cases, screwing up.
Prior to in-home megascreen televisions and sports packages on steroids, going to your local casino or bar to watch a sporting event was “a thing.” Could legalized sports betting signal the return of the packed bars at gaming facilities for college football, Super Bowl and NCAA basketball?
When the Supreme Court repealed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act last May, clearing the way for states to enact sports betting, it appeared that the online wagering industry in the U.S. was finally going to be on par with Europe and other international gaming marketplaces.
Since the landmark SCOTUS decision to strike down PASPA in May 2018, states have been passing legislation to legalize sports wagering. New Jersey, Nevada, Delaware, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Road Island, Mississippi and New Mexico already offer sports betting at land-based casinos.
In my last few articles, I covered the various analysis that I utilized as an operator and those that we at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming are applying in the EILERS-FANTINI Central Game Performance Database (GPD). Since those articles and reports were published, operators and suppliers have requested new ways in which they would like for us to slice and dice our large dataset.
In this issue of Sports Betting Management, read about the latest stories from the gaming industry's sports betting market, take a look at how professional sports leagues relate to legal sports betting, and much more!