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American Gambling Awards, Matthew Berry Shine

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Live from the Turf Club at Monmouth Park Racetrack - where the first legal sports bet in New Jersey was placed by Governor Phil Murphy in June, 2018 – Gambling.com Group Plc presents the first-annual American Gambling Awards.

Badder Beats Episode 32

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Michigan Representative Brandt Iden

Michigan Representative Brandt Iden (Brant earlier tried to convince him to ditch that extraneous ‘d’) on being a Golden Eagle finalist. (He did not get to bring one home, however.)
That said, he’s got his nose to the grindstone and thinks he will get legal sports betting over the line in 2019, perhaps even by football season.
Rep. Iden wants to keep those Michigan dollars home, building things for Michiganders.
Is there momentum for sports betting not only in Michigan, but elsewhere in the Midwest?
Are lawmakers cognizant of what sports betting bills entail and what the benefits can be?

Former New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak

“Senator Ray” Lesniak wins “Industry Supporter of the Year” in absentia. Gambling.com Group Plc founder and CEO Charles Gillespie briefly joins Matthew Berry at the podium to explain.
Suddenly, Sen. Raymond Lesniak is on the phone, accepting his award in the first signature moment of the first American Gambling Awards.

DraftKings' Jamie Shea

Jamie Shea, director of digital sportsbook at DraftKings on defending the fantasy turf and going after FanDuel in the sports betting realm.
Jamie Shea on how DraftKings differentiates itself. (Hint: data).
Where will the Golden Eagle perch?
Jamie Shea considers ripping some biceps curls with the Golden Eagle.

David Rebuck, director, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement

Rock star regulator David Rebuck deflects all the credit he absorbs to his staff.
On establishing the template for legal sports betting in the United States.
David Rebuck on the regulator as a collaborator with operators.
On the biggest piece of advice he’d give to counterparts: listen.
What does New Jersey Year 2.0 portend?
David Rebuck breaks news: theScore’s app will enter the ‘lab’ and face the folks with the laptops for testing the third week of June.
Can New Jersey really get ahead and stay ahead of Nevada in terms of handle?
On wrapping his fingers around the first Golden Eagle ever presented.

And the Big Winner is ....

Matthew Berry presents the award for “Operator of the Year” to Rush Interactive.

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