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STATSCORE’s Betting Industry Review 30/03/2020

As the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic, some top sports leagues are considering their return plans. Check what’s going on with STATSCORE‘s fresh industry review!

  1. When will the J.League resume?
  2. Will Japanese baseball restart in April?
  3. Italian government to help betting industry.
  4. When is the Chinese Super League coming back?
  5. Will the NFL season be delayed?
  6. Bundesliga and K-League turn to online football.

When will the J.League resume?

Japanese football clubs are working out a revised schedule that would allow them to finish the season.

The updated timetable is to be published on April 8, and the J1, the top flight of Japanese football, is expected to return on May 9.

J2, second-tier of the Japanese league system, is scheduled to resume on May 2, and the third division is aiming to kick-off on April 25. Learn more

Will Japanese baseball restart in April?

NPB, the top Japanese baseball league, is planning to hold its Opening Day (originally scheduled for March 20) on April 24.

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It’s still not sure whether it will be possible to start the season in April. Unfortunately, three Hanshin Tigers players tested positive for coronavirus. Learn more

Italian government to help betting industry

Italy is in a dramatic situation now due to the coronavirus crisis. Apart from claiming lives of more than 10,000 people, the virus is damaging the country’s economy, forcing the government to take decisive actions.

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has decided to provide a €25 billion rescue package to protect company payrolls, mortgage repayments and commercial rents. Moreover, the at-risk sectors, which include betting and lottery companies, will have their tax duties postponed. Learn more

When is the Chinese Super League coming back?

Most of the Chinese Super League teams have resumed training last week, which raised hopes that the competition could soon restart.

Those hopes suffered a blow, however, when midfielder Marouane Fellaini tested positive for coronavirus. Learn more

There are more obstacles on the horizon, including travel restrictions imposed by the Chinese government. Learn more

The CSL’s season was originally scheduled to kick off on February 22.

Will the NFL season be delayed?

The NFL season is scheduled to start in September, but given the fact that all other major competitions in the country have been suspended, there is some debate on whether this will be possible.

What’s the bookmakers’ opinion? The odds say that the pandemic will not delay the start of the season. Learn more

However, the NFL has already been impacted by the crisis in some ways. For example, the 2020 Draft will be held without fans because of the coronavirus outbreak. Learn more

Bundesliga and K-League turn to online football

How can football leagues keep their fans entertained in these difficult times? Bundesliga and K-League are organising online football tournaments to be played among their clubs.

German Football Association has decided to turn to esports to keep football fans entertained during the coronavirus crisis. 26 Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 clubs are taking part in the competition called Bundesliga Home Challenge, a FIFA 20 video game tournament, which began on March 28. Each team is represented by two players, including one professional footballer. Learn more

​South Korean K-League came up with a similar idea meant to keep its fans entertained. It is organising an online football tournament FIFA Online 4, which involves professional players from different teams contesting the league. Learn more

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