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Jordan Bianchi

Veteran sports journalist Jordan Bianchi has worked for numerous outlets during his career, including Reuters, Yahoo, SB Nation, Sporting News and Autoweek
Turner’s Bleacher Report Ramping Up Sports Betting Coverage

Turner’s Bleacher Report Ramping Up Sports Betting Coverage

Similar to how many media companies have expanded coverage of legalized sports betting since a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in May 2018, Bleacher Report is following suit. Bleacher Report is doubling down on its effort to attract consumers in an increasingly competitive marketplace against the likes of ESPN and Fox Sports.

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Caesars Entertainment Unveils Deal to Collaborate With ESPN

Caesars Entertainment Unveils Deal to Collaborate With ESPN

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Iowa’s Catfish Bend Casino Strikes Deal with PointsBet

Iowa’s Catfish Bend Casino Strikes Deal with PointsBet

Sportsbook operator PointsBet announces a multi-year partnership with Catfish Bend Casino in Burlington, Iowa. The terms of the deal include PointsBet handling operations at the proposed sports betting facility Catfish Bend seeks to build once Iowa legalizes sports betting.

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Perform Group Will Provide MLB Data to American Sportsbooks

Perform Group Will Provide MLB Data to American Sportsbooks

Major League Baseball and Perform Group, a digital sports media and content provider, strike a partnership under which Perform Group will be MLB’s authorized data distributor to sportsbooks in the United States.

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March Madness a Boost for New Jersey Sportsbook Revenues

March Madness a Boost for New Jersey Sportsbook Revenues

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is the big attraction as bettors wager $372.5 million in New Jersey for March, according to the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement. That’s a rebound after a dip in February.

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Tennis Integrity Unit Reports Drop in Alerts to Start 2019

Tennis Integrity Unit Reports Drop in Alerts to Start 2019

The TIU, which monitors all tennis betting activity, said that there were 21 alerts for the year’s first three months, down significantly from the first quarter and last quarter of 2018. In fact it was the fewest alerts since they became public in 2015.

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McIlroy Still Favored Entering 2019 Masters, Johnson Surges

McIlroy Still Favored Entering 2019 Masters, Johnson Surges

Rory McIlroy is the bookmakers' top choice to complete his career Grand Slam, but American star Dustin Johnson is closing in on him quickly just days before the field tees off at Augusta National. Tiger Woods is near the top of the odds board as well.

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Virginia Favored, Low O/U Total Set in 2019 NCAA Title Game

Virginia Favored, Low O/U Total Set in 2019 NCAA Title Game

Fans of March Madness betting will be treated to an unlikely matchup featuring two programs that have never made it this far in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

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Issue with Mobile Option Helps Stall New York Sports Betting

Issue with Mobile Option Helps Stall New York Sports Betting

New York's budget goes ahead without sports gambling provisions, meaning that it will be a while before the nation's fourth most populous state will get legal wagering. The prospect is not dead for 2019, however.

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NCAA's Emmert Reiterates Stance Against Sport Betting

NCAA's Emmert Reiterates Stance Against Sport Betting

As legalized sports betting becomes increasingly commonplace throughout the United States, the NCAA will not only continue to enforce its longstanding policy that prohibits collegiate athletes and coaches from wagering but is also seeking to modify its policy and enact stricter limitations.

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Pro Football Hall Strikes Deal on Fantasy Game Using Legends

Pro Football Hall Strikes Deal on Fantasy Game Using Legends

Details are sparse for now, but the Pro Football Hall of Fame will team with BetConstruct, Atlantis Gaming Corporation and Atlantis’ subsidiary, the Tribal Gaming Network, on a daily fantasy sports game incorporating Hall of Famers.

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MSU’s Winston Favored for Final Four Most Outstanding Player

MSU’s Winston Favored for Final Four Most Outstanding Player

As the tournament moves to its next stage the March Madness betting lines have been updated accordingly, including the odds on who will be named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.

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