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Las Vegas Review-Journal: MGM Resorts, NHL Sign Sports Betting Partnership Deal

October 29, 2018

MGM Resorts International became “the first gaming company to sign a sports betting partnership with the NHL.” Under the terms of the agreement, MGM will receive access to “previously unseen enhanced NHL proprietary game data.” O’Melveny Sports Group co-chair Irwin Raij noted that leagues are looking for innovative ways to package proprietary data for sports betting operators. He called the NHL’s decision to generate new official league data “a practical solution” that is likely to be copied. To read the full article, click here.