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Jay-Z backing Fanatics’ New York sports betting bid

Rap icon and Roc Nation founder agrees to become vice-chairman and advise on strategic and creative direction of sports merchandising giant

World-famous rap artist and songwriter Jay-Z has been confirmed as the new vice-chairman of prospective New York sports betting licensee Fanatics, in documentation provided to the state as part of its license application. In his new role as vice-chairman, the multi-billionaire and Roc Nation founder will provide sports merchandising and apparel giant Fanatics with “strategic…

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