UEFA started a campaign of the proper players’ names pronunciation as EURO 2020 was set to kick-off, the Greek betting market welcomed newcomers from the top of the industry and Canada witnessed the highest lottery record. Read these exciting stories and more in STATSCORE’s Betting Industry Review of the last week top stories.
- UEFA cares about pronouncing players names properly
- Greek market on the rise? Betsson sets the trend!
- Lotto Max broke Canadian lottery record
- Betting in Arizona regulated from September 2021
- 2021 will continue the growth of online betting
- Off-the-ball data in football reinforced as never before
UEFA EURO 2020 started on Friday, and from the very first game, the football commentators worldwide have had to find a way to name the players properly. UEFA tried to help them and the supporters by providing a list of key names with the proper pronunciation in a nutshell. Do you wonder who is Voy-chekh Sh-chen-sni? Check the list.
If you think that you would have done it right, see this first:
The tough COVID-19 times did not stop the betting industry leaders from exploring new international opportunities. Just recently Betsson has gained two licenses issued by Hellenic Gaming Commission. Now they met with SBC News to explain what the strategy is behind investing in Greece.
Remember the date: 8th June 2021. Every Canadian gambling fan will remember it for sure as it’s when the largest prize amount in history was reached with $117 mln. The previous record from 2018 was beaten by 1 $mln.
The start of NFL season, which is planned for 10th September 2021, should be welcomed with betting licenses issued by the Arizona Department of Gaming. The necessary regulatory framework is being now prepared to allow the operators to go live at the end of summer.
News-Gazette analyzed the effect of COVID-19 so far for the betting industry to predict what could happen to the global markets in the upcoming months. Their expectation is that online betting will remain the first choice for players worldwide as they believe that ‘the future of betting is online’. Do you agree?
All eyes are now on EURO 2020 and Copa America but it makes sense to do a look back to the clubs’ season to find some more inspiring data. If you remind yourself that even the top football stars have on average an individual possession of just 1,5% of playing time you will find that the truth about the game lays in… off-the-ball movement. The guru of a mathematical approach to football, David Sumpter brought a brand new article, which is a must-read!
Once you are done with reading pay some time to listen what Marcelo Bielsa says about off-the-ball movements:
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