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Brendan Bussmann quoted in CDC Gaming Reports

Sports betting, gaming expansion on the agenda for NCLGS conference

by Howard Stutz

Legal sports betting won’t be the only topic state lawmakers from around the nation will tackle this weekend in San Diego.

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Brendan Bussmann and Jack Gallaway’s article published in Global Gaming Business magazine

Bouncing POGOs: Have the Philippines become the online gaming capital of Asia?

by Brendan Bussmann and Jack Gallaway

Online gaming has been on the radar of mainland Chinese authorities over the last six months, as they seek to stop online operations in Asia.  They are particularly focused on online gaming markets in Cambodia and the Philippines, which are suspected of targeting Chinese nationals.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Omaha World-Herald

Iowans (and Nebraskans) bet big in first months of sports wagering

by Steve Liewer

The brand new sportsbooks at Iowa casinos put up big numbers in their first 3 1/2 months of operation, fueled in part by Nebraskans crossing the border to place bets that are illegal in their home state.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

Japan looks to Nevada as it considers gaming regulations

by Bailey Schulz

Earlier this month, former Nevada Gaming Control Board chair Becky Harris found herself a long way from home.  Harris, along with Cooper Levenson attorney Scott Rasmussen, spent five days in Japan, meeting with integrated resort promotion officials in Osaka and Tokyo to discuss things like project timelines and gaming regulations.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in Global Gaming Business

WEEKLY FEATURE: Will Latest Snafu Undo Greek IR?

by Marjorie Preston

It’s one more delay for the €8 billion (US$8.86 billion) integrated resort project planned for the former Hellenikon International Airport in Athens, Greece.  Incomplete paperwork on the part of a license bidder apparently caused another holdup in the selection of an operator.  According to reports, the latest snafu could stall the project for another six months, or even derail the plan completely.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted on UsBets.com

After Fast Start in the U.S., How Far Can Kambi Go?

by Gary Rotstein

As legalized sports betting proliferates across the U.S. landscape, a European-based company the public will rarely if ever hear about is originating the odds for many of those first legal bets.

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Brendan Bussmann’s article published in Global Gaming Business Magazine

10 Trends in 2020: Rising Sun

by Brendan Bussmann

Like the cherry blossoms in the spring in Japan, integrated resort developments will begin to emerge into full bloom starting in January 2020. The coming year will see significant progress at the central government level that will then launch the RFP process at the prefecture level.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in The Straits Times

Hokkaido quits race to host one of Japan’s first three IRs

by Walter Sim

Hokkaido has withdrawn from the stiff race to host of the Japan’s first three integrated resorts (IRs), becoming the first prefecture that had previously cited interest to pull out.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in Las Vegas Review Journal

William Hill buying sportsbook assets of CG Technology

by Bailey Schulz

United Kingdom-based sports betting company William Hill has agreed to purchase the sportsbook assets of Las Vegas-based CG Technology.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

Deal to buy CG Technology sportsbooks may signal more consolidation

by Bailey Schultz

William Hill’s plans to acquire CG Technology’s sportsbook assets are just the beginning of a major consolidation in the expanding sports betting world, experts say.

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