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High school Spire Institute among Ohio betting licence applicants

High school Spire Institute among Ohio betting licence applicants

A number of new organisations have applied for Ohio sports betting licences, including Bet365 and Tipico as online providers, and high school Spire Institute – alongside a number of professional sports teams – for a proprietor licence.

Spire Institute is an Ohio sports-focused high school, with its athletic programs attracting top recruits including basketball star LaMelo Ball. The organisation also offers a general sporting development programs and operates sporting complexes on its grounds, outside of its presence as a high school.

Under Ohio’s sports betting laws, sporting organisations or land-based gaming venues may offer betting in the state, partnering with online operators for an online product.

It has partnered with Out the Gate, a startup sports betting operator that says it uses an in-house trading solution and plans to accept “all action” with lined that “lead the market on US sports”. Out the Gate is led by Christopher Kape and Robbie Manis, formerly of data provider Do..

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Fanatics files trademark application for BetFanatics

Fanatics files trademark application for BetFanatics

US sports apparel supplier Fanatics has filed a trademark application for the brand name BetFanatics.

In two trademarks filed to the US Patent and Trademark Office, BetFanatics is listed as a “downloadable mobile application for betting and gaming”, as well as for use in fantasy sports leagues and for providing previews, alerts, replays, video clips of sporting competitions, and webcam feeds of sports.

The trademark also applies to casino facilities and online gaming, including free-to-play gaming.

This follows prior filings for Fanatics Casino and Fanatics Sportsbook, both filed in October.

Fanatics Sportsbook was given the same description as BetFanatics.

Fanatics casino, meanwhile, is listed as “a website for online gambling” as well as “betting and gambling services and information services relating thereto”.

Logos were also provided for BetFanatics and Fanatics Casino, both simply made up of the brand name in a serif font.

The news follows reports – which were later quashed..

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Fanatics denies Amelco sportsbook deal

Fanatics denies Amelco sportsbook deal

US sports apparel business Fanatics has denied a deal is in place with betting supplier Amelco to build a sportsbook for the brand.

Reports last week claimed that Fanatics had agreed a source code deal with Amelco as part of its plans to build a sports betting product.

“There is no deal in place with Amelco,” the spokesperson said, however.

Fanatics, which raised $1.5bn in January this year at a $27bn valuation, has long been credited with an interest in expanding from sports memorabilia into sports betting brand.

Last year, the business was among the bidders to operate sports betting in New York. Fanatics and Penn National Gaming’s Barstool brand were each listed as operators in a bid from Kambi.

This bid was ultimately unsuccessful, however.

Instead, a FanDuel-led consortium comprising DraftKings, BetMGM and Bally Bet was recommended, as was Kambi’s other proposal – involving Caesars Sportsbook, PointsBet, Resorts World, Rush Street Interactive and Wynn Bet.

The business also..

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