As The Dales Report first told you last month , sports apparel company Fanatics is on a mission to make a splash in the world of sports wagering. This week the company continued that push by hiring a new director of engineering for their betting and gaming division.
Jigish Mehta will bring his years of experience at Wish and online rewards platform Rakuten to the BetFanatics brand and will oversee the creation of the Fanatics wagering platform.
We also learned recently that Fanatics is one of many companies applying for a sports wagering license in the state of Ohio before that state’s July 15 application deadline.
4. NFT Poker Offering Coming?
Two of the bigger minds in the world of online poker have decided to join forces to launch a new poker platform that will merge the world of NFTs and AI.
Bob Williams, a former Full Tilt Poker executive and John Caldwell a former director at Pokerstars announced this week the launch of PokerAces , a site that will aim to level the playing field by appealing to the casual poker player. According to the company “Poker is our passion; however, we don’t like where online tournament poker is heading. Online tournament play will continue to stagnate until recreational players are re-energized with a fun gameplay experience that respects their time and money.”
The company intends to quicken gameplay by using AI-designed poker bots that will have one-of-a-kind gameplay styles with PokerDNA embedded into their NFT metadata. Guaranteed Money: The Secrets To Betting Golf
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A major player in the world of California politics has come out swinging against one of the state’s betting propositions that will be on the November ballot.The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees this week announced their strong opposition to Proposition 26, the tribal backed constitutional amendment that would allow for sports wagering only at racetracks and First Nation casinos.The group, that represents 60 local unions and 20,000 employees across the state, argues that Proposition 26 will take tax revenue out of state coffers and result […]