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- Spanish football clubs must end contracts with bookmakers
- Where in Europe is sports betting legal?
- How will COVID-19 impact sports sponsorship?
- Dundalk the first team in Europa League to commit no foul!
- Barcelona accepts European Super League invite, Bartomeu leaves
Spanish football clubs must end contracts with bookmakers
Spain’s Consumer Affairs Ministry has confirmed that football teams must terminate sponsorship agreements with betting companies by August 30, 2021.
The new regulation is part of Spain’s ‘Royal Decree on Advertising’, which imposes restrictions on gambling advertising across all media channels.
Currently, seven out of the 20 teams in La Liga have shirt sponsorship agreements with betting companies. These are Alavés (Betway), Cádiz (Dafabet), Granada (Winamax), Levante (Betway), Real Betis (Betway), Sevilla (MarathonBet) and Valencia (Bwin). Read more
Where in Europe is sports betting legal?
Each European country has its own specific regulations when it comes to gambling and betting. What’s the current state of affairs?
iGamingBusiness provides a snapshot of regulations related to the industry across Europea. Let’s check out the latest updates!
How will COVID-19 impact sports sponsorship?
Sport sponsorship is one of the sectors that will change the most as a result of COVID-19 – says Sergi Vieta, who is a professor at Johan Cruyff Institute. What kind of change will that be?
The pandemic has already deeply affected sport marketing agencies around the world, just as it affected leagues, clubs, fans, rights holders and brands. Are there any ways to reduce its most adverse effects? Read more
Dundalk the first team in Europa League to commit no foul!
That’s a crazy statistical record. In their 0-3 loss against the Gunnars, Dundalk’s players didn’t commit a single foul!
It’s the first time in the 10 years of the competition for such thing to happen. Read more
Barcelona accepts European Super League invite, Bartomeu leaves
Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned from his position as Barcelona president and then announced that the club has agreed to join a new European Super League.
‘I can announce some extraordinary news,’ said Barcelona’s former president. ‘Yesterday we accepted a proposal to participate in a future European Super League, which would guarantee the future financial sustainability of the club.’
The European Super League (or European Premier League) is a proposed replacement for the Champions League involving up to 18 top European teams. Read more
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