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NBA becomes 1st sports league to enter partnership with sportsbook for taking bets on its games

The NBA made history on Tuesday, becoming the first major professional sports league in the United States to sign a deal revolving around sponsorship for sports betting. Adam Silver held a press conference. ....Read More

“ I know the value of data. To be able to have the official NBA data for sports bettors around the world is very valuable. I was willing to, and I've paid for that. ”


-- MGM Resorts Chair & CEO Jim Murren, on the NBA signing MGM as its official gaming partner.
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