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JOIN US ON DECEMBER 15 FOR A LIVE EVENT: The future of the US sports betting industry in 2022

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Sports-betting platforms like DraftKings, FanDuel, and Caesars are duking it out for share of the growing US gambling market. 

Operators are buying up media brands, software suppliers, and fantasy-sports startups, eager for any edge in acquiring customers.

And the competition is driving an advertising spending frenzy. Sportsbooks are poised to spend up to $1 billion on advertising this year, Front Office Sports reported in September.

As we head into 2022, when new players like merch giant Fanatics are expected to enter the fray, Insider is putting together a panel of experts to discuss the changes to come.

Please join our business reporter Ashley Rodriguez and two of the most-respected advisors in the industry for a conversation about the future of sports gambling the US.

The hour-long chat is slated for December 15 at 3 pm ET/12 pm PST.

Meet our panelists:

Chris Grove is a partner at gaming-industry research firm Eilers Krejick & Gaming, and an investor and advisor to early-stage companies.

Sara Slane advises leagues, teams, gaming operators, and media companies as the founder of Slane Advisory.

Topics to be discussed include: 

  • The make up of the US sports gambling landscape
  • How sportsbooks are changing their strategies as competition heats up
  • Key trends driving M&A
  • Whether spending on customer acquisition is causing a bubble
  • Themes to watch in 2022

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