It was a special weekend for football fans around the world, as one of the top leagues, the German Bundesliga, made a comeback. Let’s check all the fresh news from the industry in STATSCORE‘s review!
Bundesliga is back from lockdown!
One of the world’s top football leagues returned this weekend!
The German Bundesliga has resumed its season with what must have been some of the strangest games in the history of the league.
With empty stadiums, awkward silence and all the social distancing rules in force – it was certainly not business as usual.
In one of the most anticipated matches, Borussia Dortmund have beaten Schalke 4-0. Read more
NBA stars want the season to restart!
Some of the NBA biggest superstars, including LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Kawhi Leonard, have held a conference call to discuss the future of the league.
According to sources, the top players agreed that they’d like the season 2019-20 to resume given that proper security precautions are in place.
Ultimately, the decision about the NBA’s restart would have to be made by health experts and the government. Read more
Coronavirus has caused a real boom in esports betting!
Bookmakers around the world are seeing a huge increase in esports betting caused by the suspension of more traditional sporting events.
Turnovers of some esports gambling sites have risen 13 times!
Esports is a real hit not just among bettors and players, but it also attract sponsors, and investors looking to capitalise on the boom. Read more
MLB fans turn to KBO
Major League Baseball may not be the same thing as the Korean Baseball Organization, but baseball fans in the USA are happy to finally see some live action.
Many baseball fans and bettors are turning to the South Korean KBO, seen as the best baseball league now playing.
What are the major differences between those competitions? Are there any differences in the rules? What are the specifics of the Korean league? Here’s all you need to know. Read more
German fans have put up… cardboard cutouts of themselves to fill the venues!
It’s so strange to see top football games without fans in the stands, isn’t it?
Well, supporters in Germany have decided to deliver cardboard cutouts of themselves to improve the atmosphere on the stadiums a little bit. And they had some more ideas to support their clubs. Read more
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