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STATSCORE’s Betting Industry Review 29/11/2021

What’s going on in the world of sports business? Find out with the fresh STATSCORE’s Review!

  1. South Africa’s sports shut down due to new COVID variant
  2. Florida’s betting deal with the Seminole Tribe overturned
  3. Premier League signs new partnership with Castrol
  4. 2022 World Cup play-off draw: it’s either Portugal or Italy!
  5. Disturbing levels of abuse of athletes on social media during Tokyo Games

South Africa’s sports shut down due to new COVID variant

After the discovery of a new strain of the virus, B.1.1.529, two rounds of matches in the United Rugby Championship were postponed, and many other sports events were cancelled.

The WHO on Friday labelled a new heavily mutated strain of COVID-19, which was detected in South Africa, a variant of concern. The discovery triggered a global rush to suspend travel from southern Africa. It has also impacted the world of sports, as numerous events have already been suspended. Golfers from the United Kingdom withdrew from the Joburg Open, Rugby matches have been called off, and a cricket tour was cancelled.  Read more

Florida’s betting deal with the Seminole Tribe overturned

The future of betting in Florida is unclear after U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich ruled the state’s 2021 Gaming Compact with the Seminole Tribe is invalid.

The judge ruled that the sports betting plan violated the state constitution and federal Indian gambling law. The Seminole Tribe has filed a notice of appeal, court records show. Read more

Premier League signs new partnership with Castrol

Castrol will sponsor the Premier League Golden Awards programme as well as launching new awards.

From January 2022, the British oil company will help to reach fans in China, the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries, the Middle East and Europe

Mandhir Singh, CEO of Castrol, said: “With our history of football sponsorship, we’re delighted to be partnering with the Premier League. This partnership gives us a great opportunity to showcase and market Castrol’s full range of existing and innovative new products and services to consumers and business customers. We’re looking forward to revealing some exciting new initiatives for passionate football fans across the world.” Read more

2022 World Cup play-off draw: it’s either Portugal or Italy!

Twelve European teams will be competing for three tickets to Qatar. Italy and Portugal have been drawn on the same path, which means that one of these teams won’t play in the World Cup.

Group A
Scotland – Ukraine
Wales – Austria

Group B
Russia – Poland
Sweden – Czech Republic

Group C
Italy – North Macedonia
Portugal – Turkey

The winners of the ties will go into a final. The winners of Paths A, B and C will reach Qatar 2022.

The intercontinental play-offs have also been drawn:


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Disturbing levels of abuse of athletes on social media during Tokyo Games

A study by World Athletics has revealed disturbing levels of abuse towards athletes, including sexist, racist, transphobic, and homophobic posts.

65% of abusive posts were deemed gravely abusive and warranted intervention from social media platforms.

The study said: “It also unequivocally highlights the greater levels of abuse female athletes receive in comparison to their male counterparts.”  Female athletes were the target of 87% of all abuse.   Read more

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