Premier League transfer window opens, Entain acquires STS, Nevada approves funding for Las Vegas ballpark, and Inter Miami already profits from Messi’s upcoming arrival. Here’s STATSCORE’s fresh Review.
- As EPL transfer window opens, bookmakers share their insights
- Entain expands portfolio with £750m acquisition of STS
- Nevada approves $380 million for Las Vegas ballpark, as A’s move awaits final decision
- Fun88 transitions to official Asian Betting Partner for Newcastle United
- NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals experience historically low viewership
- Messi’s impact on US soccer: ticket prices soar and social media booms
As EPL transfer window opens, bookmakers share their insights
Following Manchester City’s remarkable treble achievement, football fans’ attention has swiftly shifted toward the opening of the Premier League transfer window. Speculation is rife as enthusiasts eagerly anticipate which players will switch allegiances for the upcoming 2023/24 season.
As the transfer frenzy begins, bookmakers find themselves immersed in a bustling period of activity.
While some betting companies, like Betway, have refrained from offering transfer markets in recent times, others have embraced the opportunity, presenting multiple odds to cater to the predictions of passionate Premier League fans. Read more
Entain CEE, a collaborative venture between a prominent gaming operator and Czech investment fund Emma Capital, has made a significant stride by announcing its acquisition of STS Holding, a leading sportsbook operator in Poland.
The deal, valued at £750 million, marks a momentous expansion for Entain CEE, as it takes over STS Holding with a price of PLN24.80 per share, translating to an equity value of £750 million and an enterprise value of approximately £690 million. Read more
Nevada approves $380 million for Las Vegas ballpark, as A’s move awaits final decision
In a significant development, the Nevada legislature has granted its approval for $380 million in taxpayer funds to be allocated towards the construction of a new ballpark in Las Vegas.
While the Nevada legislature has approved $380 million in taxpayer funds towards the construction of the ballpark, additional steps are needed for the move to become a reality. The Senate’s confirmation, the governor’s signature on the bill, and MLB’s endorsement are crucial milestones that must be achieved. Read more
Fun88 transitions to official Asian Betting Partner for Newcastle United
Fun88, the Asia-focused betting website, will no longer be the main shirt sponsor for English soccer giants Newcastle United.
After holding the primary front-of-shirt rights since the commencement of the 2017-18 season, Fun88 will now take on the official title of the club’s Asian betting partner. The new agreement will come into effect from the upcoming 2023-24 campaign and is expected to span multiple years. It is worth noting that Fun88 had previously renewed its front-of-shirt rights with Newcastle in mid-2020. Read more
NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals experience historically low viewership
Both the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup Finals concluded this week with historically low viewership throughout their respective five-game series.
On Tuesday night, the Vegas Golden Knights secured victory in Game 5 of the NHL Finals, claiming the Stanley Cup after defeating the Florida Panthers in four matches. However, the game only managed to attract 2.72 million viewers across TNT and TruTV. This figure represents the lowest audience for a Game 5 of the Cup Final in the past 29 years. The previous record low was set in 1994 when the Canucks-Rangers Game 5 garnered 2.41 million viewers on ESPN. Read more
Messi’s impact on US soccer: ticket prices soar and social media booms
Messi’s influence on US soccer is already making waves, even before his move to Inter Miami is officially confirmed.
While Major League Soccer (MLS) has seen its fair share of renowned stars like David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney, and Pelé, it is anticipated that Messi will have an unparalleled impact on the sport in the United States.
Inter Miami is already reaping the rewards of his upcoming arrival, witnessing a significant surge in social media followers. Read more
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