Global esports market value keeps growing, BoyleSports is betting big on UK high-street shops, and World Rugby extends its partnership with Emirates. Here’s the fresh Review!
- Wide pre-match offer key to Qatar World Cup betting success
- Global esports market value expected to reach $12,5 bn by 2030
- BoyleSports is betting big on UK high-street shops
- World Rugby extends partnership with Emirates for 2023 and 2027 World Cups
- Chinese Basketball Association sues video-sharing platform Bilibili for $60m
Wide pre-match offer key to Qatar World Cup betting success
According to BtoBet’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 report, pre-match offering during the World Cup is going to be the key part of bookmakers’ success.
The world’s biggest football event always generates huge opportunities for betting companies. The average game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup had an estimated global betting turnover of €2.1 billion with the final match generating
an estimated €7.2 billion in turnover worldwide.
BtoBet’s report provides a deep look at what to expect from the upcoming tournament. Read it here
Global esports market value expected to reach $12,5 bn by 2030
According to a new report from ResearchAndMarkets.com, the esports market will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.9% from 2022 to 2030.
Increasing live streaming of games, formidable investments, rising audience reach, engagement activities, and infrastructure for league tournaments are the factors influencing the market growth. Read more
BoyleSports is betting big on UK high-street shops
Retail businesses of all kinds have been heavily hit in several past years, but that hasn’t stopped companies such as BoyleSports from expanding their high street presence.
“Customers get the general experience of being around like-minded people and the feeling of having cash in your hand, but it predominantly revolves around that social interaction. That’s why for us it’s incredibly important to get the environment spot on to facilitate that” – says Lee Otter, BoyleSports’ Director of Property and Development, in an interview with SBC. Read more
World Rugby extends partnership with Emirates for 2023 and 2027 World Cups
Dubai-based airline Emirates will remain a worldwide partner of the Rugby World Cup.
The renewed agreement covers the 2023 Rugby World Cup, which will take place in France, as well as the next edition of the competition, which is to be held in Australia in 2027.
The deal also allows Emirates to provide inflight coverage of the Rugby World Cup live and on-demand for the next two tournaments.
“We are delighted to announce the extension of our long-term and successful collaboration with Emirates for the next two men’s Rugby World Cups and in support of our men’s and women’s match officials programme,” said Bill Beaumont, the chairman of World Rugby. Read more
Chinese Basketball Association sues video-sharing platform Bilibili for $60m
China’s top basketball league has sued two operators of video giant Bilibili claiming $60.05 million in damages.
Bilibili has been accused by the Chinese Basketball Association of copyright infringement for the unauthorised streaming of games, and of violating the country’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law.
The CBA claims that the video-sharing platform hosted unauthorised live games and highlights from the 2019-20 season of the league. Read more
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