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Why So Many Betting Sites Are Becoming Football Team Sponsors

Sponsorship of football stadiums and team kits has changed a lot since its inception back in the late 80s. For many years alcohol brands looked to use this medium to promote their brands … Continue reading “Why So Many Betting Sites Are Becoming Football Team Sponsors”


Global Sports Betting Market Growing by More Than 10% Year After Year

In terms of the volume of transactions being facilitated and the amount of money being bet, online sports betting accounts for roughly 40% of the world’s gambling revenue. This share has increased significantly … Continue reading “Global Sports Betting Market Growing by More Than 10% Year After Year”


Texas Hold’em: How it Went from Humble Beginnings to Worldwide Success

The invention of Texas Hold’em, perhaps the most popular variation on the classic card game poker, is an event that remains shrouded in mystery. While we now know a lot about the history … Continue reading “Texas Hold’em: How it Went from Humble Beginnings to Worldwide Success”


The Most Expensive Players in Premier League Football

The Premier League is known for its incredible matches, passionate fan community and its highly skilled players. It’s also known for the amazing transfer deals and large sums paid for talent, often by … Continue reading “The Most Expensive Players in Premier League Football”


Biggest Football Transfers This Season

The 2017-2018 football season is just getting started, but that hasn’t stopped the top clubs from spending big on transfers during this year’s summer window. A total of more than £2 billion has … Continue reading “Biggest Football Transfers This Season”


TV broadcast deals boost profits for England’s Premier League football clubs

England’s 20 top-flight football clubs achieved record combined revenues of GBP3.4bn for the 2014/15 season, an aggregate profit for the second consecutive season for the first time since 1999, it was reported on Friday. … Continue reading “TV broadcast deals boost profits for England’s Premier League football clubs”


Which? reveals event ticket over-pricing

Consumer advice company Which? revealed on Friday that it has found evidence that fans are finding it difficult to buy event tickets at face value and are being ripped off by secondary ticketing websites. … Continue reading “Which? reveals event ticket over-pricing”


BT Sport secures the live rights to the 2017-18 Ashes cricket series

Live rights to the 2017-18 Ashes cricket series have been secured by Broadcaster BT Sport, as part of a five-year deal with Cricket Australia, it was reported on Monday. England won the Ashes series … Continue reading “BT Sport secures the live rights to the 2017-18 Ashes cricket series”


New sponsorship deals help drive record first quarter revenues for Manchester United football club

UK Premier League football club Manchester United has declared a 63% rise in sponsorship revenue, which has helped the club to achieve record revenues of £98.5m for the first quarter of its fiscal … Continue reading “New sponsorship deals help drive record first quarter revenues for Manchester United football club”


UK digital sports group Perform raises £120m for acquisitions

UK digital sports media company Perform Group Plc (LON:PER) announced today it will raise around GBP120m (USD183m/EUR141m) via a private placement to fund its planned purchase of Opta Sports Data Ltd and some … Continue reading “UK digital sports group Perform raises £120m for acquisitions”


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