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Capital One Arena, British bookmaker team up as D.C. moves forward with legal sports gambling 

By October 10, 2019No Comments

The big news: Ted Leonsis has struck a deal that will see his company (Monumental Sports & Entertainment) partner with William Hill to install a sportsbook at the Capital One Arena.

Flashback: From ESPN to Monumental Sports Network: what does the future of sports broadcasting look like?

Major institutions run out of Washington, DC in order of importance:
1) 
State of the Screens
2) United States government The first sportsbook in a major U.S. sporting venue
3) United States government

Thought bubble: Getting dropped off in the sportsbook during the Zamboni run will cost Mr. Screens less money compared to Mrs. Screens, Lil Screens and new Baby Screens taking him to the team shop 😂

Video: Caps owner Ted Leonsis on future of sports gambling, betting

More #1: Q&A With Zach Leonsis: Inside the Deal That’s Bringing a Sportsbook to Capital One Arena

More #2: A Conversation with “Billion Dollar Fantasy” Author Albert Chen

Michael Beach

Michael Beach

Michael Beach is the Chief Executive Officer of Cross Screen Media, a media analytics and software company that enables marketers to plan, activate, and measure CTV and linear TV at the local level. Michael is also the founder and editor of State of the Screens, a weekly newsletter focused on video advertising that is a must-read for thought leaders in the advertising industry. He has appeared in such publications as PBS Frontline, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Axios, CNBC and Bloomberg, and on NPR’s Planet Money podcast.

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