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- Bruin Capital acquires Oddschecker for $215 million
- Television betting ads reduced by 47% during Euro 2020
- Six sports that have never been featured in Olympic program
- STATSCORE’s Jakub Myszkorowski: it’s time for exclusive sports data offensive!
- British authorities condemn racist abuse of England’s Black players
Bruin Capital acquires Oddschecker for $215 million
The American investment firm has agreed to buy sports betting affiliate Oddschecker from Irish gambling giant Flutter Entertainment.
The website that compares betting odds offered by 28 bookmakers is changing hands for the fourth time since its foundation in 1999. The platform currently has over 120 clients with operations in the UK, the US, Italy, and Spain. Read more
Television betting ads reduced by 47% during Euro 2020
The number of television betting adverts shown on ITV during Euro 2020 has been cut by almost half compared to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
According to data released by the broadcaster, a total of 85 such ads appeared on ITV and ITV4 during the Euro 2020 group stages – 47% less than the 161 betting adverts shown on the same channels during the group stage of the last World Cup three years ago. Read more
Six sports that have never been featured in Olympic program
339 medal events will be held at 42 venues across Japan during the 2020 Olympic Games. The Tokyo Olympics will feature 33 sports. But before it starts, let’s take a look at sports that… have never made it to the games.
The number of sports being contested at the Olympics has kept growing through the years. But some of the disciplines have never been featured. These include squash, bowling, mixed martial arts… Read more
STATSCORE’s Jakub Myszkorowski: it’s time for exclusive sports data offensive!
Jakub Myszkorowski, Chief Commercial Officer at STATSCORE provided his insights in an interview for the SBC News.
This is definitely the right time to dig into the market and expand the portfolio of the leagues. However, if someone did not start it before, it could be a little late now – says Myszkorowski. Read more
British authorities condemn racist abuse of England’s Black players
UK authorities, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince William, condemned the racist abuse targeted at some of England’s players.
Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford, and Jadon Sancho have been subject to racist attacks on social media after the team’s widely watched loss to Italy in the Euro 2020 final.
UK Prime Minister reacted by writing: “This England team deserve to be lauded as heroes, not racially abused on social media. Those responsible for this appalling abuse should be ashamed of themselves.” Read more
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