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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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NYRA To Integrate VenueNext Into Mobile Apps For Belmont, Saratoga

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 16

NYRA has signed a deal with VenueNext to integrate its mobile technology platform at Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course. Starting in the spring of ‘17, a new mobile app will allow patrons to buy tickets, place bets and order food, drink and merch for express pickup and select in-seat delive...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Levy launches Curiology

L evy Restaurants has launched Curiology , a design agency combining all resources within the Chicago concessions firm to improve the food and drink experience at sports facilities. The new group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Levy, is headed ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: A new landscape in Las Vegas

Looking up at the 210-foot-wide video wall that dominates the vast plaza outside T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip, the executive who shepherded the project flashed back to a scouting trip to Miami, and his first look at the LED screen attached to AmericanAirlines Arena’s exterior wall. ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Las Vegas Stadium Group Makes Pitch

The development team proposing a new NFL stadium in Las Vegas today released a five-minute promo video detailing their pitch before the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee. The two groups met today to discuss state funding for the project. In the video, Raiders Owner Mark Davis says, ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Local Dishes To Be Available At U.S. Bank Stadium

Aramark, the concessionaire at U.S. Bank Stadium, today unveiled partnerships with Twin Cities restaurants to serve their signature dishes at the Vikings’ new home. Andrew Zimmern, host of Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods” and a Minnesota native, has teamed with Gavin Kaysen, ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: SMG Sold To Ares Capital

American Capital, owner of facility manager SMG, has been sold to Ares Capital -- the investment firm founded by Hawks Owner Tony Ressler -- for $3.4B in a cash-and-stock deal announced today. American Capital, a publicly-traded private equity firm, purchased SMG for $631M in '07. SMG, based in th ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Falcons add to premium

T he Atlanta Falcons are adding 28 loge boxes to the premium-seat mix at Mercedes-Benz Stadium , the team’s future $1.4 billion home. The move comes late in the facility’s development, about a year before the retractable-roof stadi ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Speedway debuts new club

Welcome to the club, Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The track’s new Hulman Terrace Club finally gives the 107-year-old venue a midpriced premium option for corporate groups and hard-core fans of the Indianapolis 500. The 1,150 new club seats, designed by CSO Architects and built by Hunt Const ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Hornets' Arena Name In Question

The name of the Hornets’ home arena is in question after Charter Communications closed on its $55.1B purchase of Time Warner Cable this morning and announced plans to retire the TWC brand. Hornets Exec VP and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Pete Guelli said no decisions have been made at ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Veteran manager gets first sports gig

Bill Darden isn’t your typical owner’s representative in sports, but he has plenty of experience running other large-scale building projects. DARDEN In his 38 years as a project manager ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Roof slowly coming together at stadium

Cranes and roof supports are in full bloom on the floor of Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The projected opening has been pushed to June 1, 2017. Photo by: DON MURET / STAFF ...

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