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Genius Sports launches lawsuit against Sportradar

Genius Sports has filed a lawsuit against rival provider Sportradar in the UK High Court over the data firms’ ongoing legal dispute, according to a report by Sportico. In May 2019, the Genius Sports subsidiary was appointed by Football DataCo (FDC) as the ‘exclusive live data supplier’ for the Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and Scottish Professional Football League …

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Broadcasting of all Premier League fixtures to continue

As the third nationwide UK lockdown continues, the Premier League has made the decision to continue providing televised coverage of all matches. The announcement follows the earlier decision by Richard Masters, the league’s Chief Executive, to keep playing games behind closed doors for the remainder of the season. Spectators were able to return to stadiums in a limited capacity of …

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Dana Strong takes the lead as new Sky CEO

Comcast has named Dana Strong as the new CEO of Sky following the announcement that incumbent Jeremy Darroch is vacating the position. Strong’s most recent position was President of Consumer Services at Comcast, the American media giant which acquired Sky for £30.5 billion in 2018. In her new role she will report directly to the company’s CEO Brian L Roberts. …

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New Burnley chairman Alan Pace to review LoveBet sponsorship

Alan Pace, the newly appointed Chairman of Premier League club Burnley FC, has promised fans that he will review the current sponsorship arrangement with LoveBet. In a Twitter exchange with supporters, Pace said that he has his ‘own personal views’ on the LoverBet shirt sponsorship and it is an ‘issue’ he is aware of. The American investor added: “I can …

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Robert Pires joins CMD368 as Brand Ambassador

French football legend Robert Pires has been appointed Brand Ambassador at Asian online casino and sports betting operator CMD368. In his role as a Brand Ambassador, Pires will work closely with CMD368 to promote the company’s brand in Asia and carry out digital marketing ahead of next year’s highly anticipated UEFA European Championship. He will also participate in a promotional …

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Gerard Piqué takes on Strategic Advisor position at Sorare

Fantasy football operator Sorare has gained a new Strategic Advisor in FC Barcelona and Spanish national team defender Gerard Piqué. Sorare is hopeful that Piqué’s contribution, in addition to the “significant investment” he has made in the company, will help expand its global presence and reach new fan bases across the world. Furthermore Piqué and his new colleagues at Sorare …

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Highlight Games takes Soccerbet live with Jennings bet

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Highlight Games has announced that its Soccerbet video virtual football product will go live in all Jennings Bet retail venues across the UK. The Soccerbet product features archive football from various Premier League teams and players, including current giants Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. Highlight Games co-CEO Nick Gardiner said: “I’m delighted to announce that …

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YGAM selects Marvin Sordell as first ever ambassador

Former Premier League footballer Marvin Sordell has been chosen as the first ever charity ambassador for the Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM). His work as a volunteer with YGAM will involve providing valuable insights to the charity’s education programmes with a strong focus on mental health. Commenting on his new role, Sordell said: “I’m delighted to become an …

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Parimatch scores Everton betting partnership

Parimatch has sealed a new partnership with English Premier League football club Everton after the operator was named the club’s ‘Official Betting Partner’. As part of the two-year agreement, Parimatch will become the team’s official betting partner in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). In addition, Parimatch will gain the marketing rights to promote its brand in the …

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Premier League eyes 17 June resumption

The English Premier League is due to make its return after clubs agreed on measures to resume play from 17 June. Following a three-month suspension due to the global pandemic, clubs agreed to resume the season with added safety measures to be put in place beforehand. Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters commented: “Today we have provisionally agreed to resume …

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