2023 World Cup to be played in six countries across three continents, LSports CEO discusses five years of legal betting in the US, and NCAA advocates for updated betting laws. It’s time for STATSCORE’s Review!
2030 FIFA World Cup to be held across three continents
The 2030 men’s World Cup will be hosted in six countries across three continents to celebrate the tournament’s 100-year anniversary, as announced by FIFA.
Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina will play crucial roles in honoring the centenary of the inaugural World Cup held in 1930.
The 1930 tournament was hosted and won by Uruguay. Read more
LSports CEO reflects on five years of legalized US betting
Dotan Lazar reflects on five years of legalized sports betting in the US.
LSports CEO highlights substantial growth potential in the industry, underpinned by remarkable numbers: Americans have wagered over $220bn on sports through legal outlets since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision. Find out more
Real Madrid enters deal with Visit Dubai
Real Madrid has inked a global sponsorship agreement with Visit Dubai, including plans for a theme park in the United Arab Emirates.
This strategic alliance aims to boost the club’s global image and generate additional revenue, solidifying Visit Dubai as the club’s official destination.
The event was held in the boardroom of the Ciudad Real Madrid and was presided over by Florentino Pérez and Issam Kazim, the Chief Executive Officer of the Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commercial Marketing (DCTCM). Learn more
NCAA advocates for updated betting laws
The NCAA is pushing for updated state sports betting laws to protect student-athletes from harassment, curb problem gambling, and keep the integrity of NCAA competition.
With 38 states enacting diverse laws legalizing sports betting over the past five years, the NCAA emphasizes the need for consistent protection and integrity measures.
“The NCAA is making changes to help student-athletes make smart choices when it comes to sports betting, but given the explosive growth of this new industry, we are eager to partner with lawmakers, regulators and industry leaders to protect student-athletes from harassment and threats,” NCAA President Charlie Baker said. “Some states have great policies on the books to protect student-athletes from harassment and coercion and to protect the integrity of the games, but as more states pass or amend laws, more needs to be done.” Read more
Roma’s partnership with Riyadh Season as front-of-shirt sponsor
AS Roma has partnered with the Riyadh Season entertainment festival to become the front-of-shirt sponsor for the Serie A club over the next two seasons.
This collaboration encompasses the club’s men, women, and youth teams, with an obligation to engage in a friendly match per season during the festival, starting from this year’s edition. Read more
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