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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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02/22/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Bucs clubs

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Tags: Facilities

02/18/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Levy Restaurants Gets Vegas Arena Deal

Levy Restaurants has signed a multiyear deal to be the exclusive food provider at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. As part of the agreement, Levy partnered with area cocktail specialist Tony Abou-Ganim to develop bar experiences at the 20,000-seat facility. The $375M venue, co-owned by AEG and MGM Res ...

02/15/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Rebirth of Daytona

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Tags: In-Depth, Motorsports, Facilities

02/15/16
SportsBusiness Journal: 'Injectors' make big impression

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Tags: In-Depth, Motorsports, Facilities

02/12/16
SportsBusiness Daily: FreeD Brings Better Replay System To ASG

FreeD technology returns to NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto with an improved system that reduces the time it takes to process the sophisticated reverse angle replays, according to officials tied to the technology. Produced by Dallas-based Replay Technologies, FreeD captures and freezes reverse angle ...

Tags: Facilities

02/11/16
SportsBusiness Daily: SB 50 Produces Record Merch Sales At Levi's

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Tags: Events and Attractions, Super Bowl

02/11/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Super Bowl Merch Sales Hit $4.6M

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02/08/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Party on the plaza

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Tags: In-Depth, Facilities

02/08/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Delaware North grows into $3B empire

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Tags: Champions, Facilities

02/08/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Bruins’ 2011 Cup put cap on tough years

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