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Supreme Court ruling opens up legal sports betting | CMO Strategy – Ad Age

Posted in baseball, football, golf, internet, NCAA, sports, world wide web, www with tags , , , , , , , on May 15, 2018 by gadler

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal law that bars gambling on individual sporting events in most of the country, in a ruling likely to unleash a race among the states to attract billions of dollars in legal wagers.

Ruling in a New Jersey case, the court said the 1992 law unconstitutionally forced states to maintain laws that ban gambling. Nevada is the only state where single-game wagering is now legal.

Sports gambling could begin in a matter of weeks in casinos and racetracks in New Jersey, which instigated the legal fight by repealing its gambling prohibition. Mississippi, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware and West Virginia could follow soon, and the number of states might reach double digits by the end of the year.
— Read on adage.com/article/cmo-strategy/supreme-court-ruling-opens-legal-sports-betting/313498/

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10 Ways Major League Baseball teams win on social media

Posted in baseball, digital media, Facebook, online marketing, social media, sports, Twitter with tags , , , , , , on April 11, 2017 by gadler

“Only a few days or so into the 2017 season, here are 10 different ways that Major League Baseball teams were using social media around Opening Day last week, and what brands of all shapes and sizes can learn from these teams.”

Great job Bob Cargill and ClickZ. 

10 Ways Major League Baseball Teams Win on Social Media

Super Bowl Sponsors Spend $7.6M on Teasers | Broadcasting & Cable

Posted in advertising, football, television with tags , , on February 3, 2016 by gadler

“Companies with Super Bowl commercials have already spent $7.6 million on ads and teasers for their big-game spots.

Spots on the Super Bowl are going for about $5 million for 30 seconds. To make the most of those ads, marketers are supplementing those ads with teasers and online extensions.”

Source: Super Bowl Sponsors Spend $7.6M on Teasers | Broadcasting & Cable

Comments: ESPN To Stream College Hoops On Facebook | NetNewsCheck.com

Posted in cable, Facebook, NCAA, social media, sports on March 1, 2012 by gadler

Comments: ESPN To Stream College Hoops On Facebook | NetNewsCheck.com.

NBC: 2.1 Million Stream Super Bowl

Posted in football, Internet Activity & Sites, sports, video, world wide web, www on February 8, 2012 by gadler

NBC: 2.1 Million Stream Super Bowl.

App keeps Smokies’ fans in game » Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted in app, baseball, iPhone, knoxnews, Knoxville News Sentinel with tags , , , , , on April 2, 2011 by gadler
As the Tennessee Smokies baseball season prepares to get under way, Sharon Clowers is already planning to stay up to date on her favorite pasttime through her cellphone. That’s because the East Tennessee minor league baseball team has officially launched its own mobile app, which can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store and The Android M ..read more..

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