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How Sports Betting is Changing the
Game for Destinations and Venues

The U.S. Supreme Court has had more than a passing influence in the world of sports. Whether it was the 1972 Curt Flood case that upheld Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, a 1984 antitrust case involving the NCAA that allowed conferences to sell their own TV rights and paved the way for gigantic media rights […]

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Movlid Khaybulaev knocks out Damon Jackson with a flying knee within the first 10 seconds of a fight during the 2019 Professional Fighters League season. Photograph courtesy of the Professional Fighters League.

Professional Fighters League to Hold 2021 Bubble Season in Atlantic City

The Professional Fighters League will hold its 2021 regular season in a state-of-the-art bubble environment at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, starting in April. The PFL is returning to Ocean Casino Resort following the newly renovated and expansive footprint at the venue’s Ovation Hall, allowing the company’s production team to create a […]

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The Local Organizing Committee for the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit includes the Pittsburgh Knights, the professional esports team based in the "City of Champions."
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EsportsTravel Summit Reschedules to December 14–16

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to December 14–16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Concurrent with the date change, the EsportsTravel Summit announced a new multiyear partnership agreement with CSL, the leading advisory and planning firm specializing in providing consulting services to the sports, entertainment, […]

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Six Future Sites Announced for TEAMS Conference & Expo

Northstar Meetings Group has announced six future sites for the TEAMS Conference & Expo, the world’s largest gathering of sports-event organizers, taking its annual event to a half-dozen markets reflecting a variety of destinations that host sports events throughout the United States. Attendees at TEAMS, which include the gatekeepers to the 90.4 million room nights […]

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The Adrian Phillips Ballroom at historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jesery, was the site of the opening celebration for the EsportsTravel Summit.

Headlines Made at EsportsTravel Summit in Atlantic City

The EsportsTravel Summit brought 300 esports event organizers, destinations and suppliers together for an event that featured several significant announcements, including the first research into the travel impact of esports events and the launch of a new music and esports festival from the founder of the Vans Warped Tour. Attendees at the Summit, held June […]

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Atlantic City to Host TEAMS ’21 Conference & Expo

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the TEAMS ’21 Conference & Expo will be held in Atlantic City, September 27–30, 2021. The announcement was made during a press conference organized by Meet AC and the Atlantic City Sports Commission at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. TEAMS, the world’s largest gathering of sports-event organizers, was last held […]

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EsportsTravel Summit to Be Held in Atlantic City June 25–27

The 2019 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—will be held June 25–27 in Atlantic City. Presented by SportsTravel magazine, the EsportsTravel Summit is being hosted by Meet AC and the Atlantic City Sports Commission with support from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) and INGAME. The EsportsTravel Summit is the […]

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