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Bundesliga return offers May boost for German betting market

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German bookmakers and affiliates have reported a drastic increase in business after the Bundesliga returned following an eight week hiatus. Affiliate company Leadstar Media reported that its MyWettbonus.de brand had recorded a 100% increase in business since football resumed. Meanwhile, searches for ‘sportwetten’ – the German for ‘sports betting’ – were 2.5x higher in May than in the middle of …

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Flutter calls for £850m private placement capitalising on disruptions

Flutter Entertainment Plc has this afternoon confirmed that it plans to sanction a private placement of 8 million corporate shares made available to ‘institutional investors’. The enlarged FTSE100 gambling group seeks to raise a further £850 million in working capital, strengthening its liquidity to take advantage of the short and long-term opportunities presented by a disrupted marketplace. Confirming the placement, …

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CMA begins probe of Flutter-Stars combination

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has begun its evaluation of the planned merger agreed by FTSE100 Flutter Entertainment Plc with Toronto TSX counterpart The Stars Group Inc. Last October, Flutter and Stars Group governances agreed to terms on an all-share combination, seeking to create the outright global market leader operating across all online gambling verticals. For the UK …

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Rafi Ashkenazi – Bold FOX JV is the ideal platform for US domination

Hosting a special conference call, Rafi Ashkenazi Chief Executive of The Stars Group Inc, has detailed further insights and arrangements related to the firm’s announced joint venture ‘FOX Bet’, partnering with US national broadcaster FOX. Securing a 25-year commercial agreement, the Stars Group will act as lead sports betting and igaming services provider for the FOX Corporation. “This partnership gives …

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FOX Sports partnership sees The Stars Group make its US multimedia play

The governance of Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Group Inc has announced the foundation of its first US strategic joint venture ‘FOX Bet’ in partnership with national sports broadcaster FOX Sports a subsidiary of media conglomerate FOX Corporation. Updating investors, the Stars Group details that it will launch a ‘first-of-its-kind’ sports media and wagering venture working alongside FOX Sports. ‘The Stars …

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FOX Sports unites with Sportradar to enhance in-game broadcasts

Leading European sports data, integrity services and content provider Sportradar has continued its US technology expansion after announcing that it has secured a partnership with broadcaster FOX Sports to deliver new audience innovations and experiences. Announcing its latest US-centric partnership, Sportradar will utilise its data collection mechanisms and insight capacities to develop live engagement tools/functions for FOX Sports in-game programming. FOX Sports …

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Amazon renews NFL Thursday Night streaming contract

Retail technology giant Amazon has renewed its ‘Thursday Night NFL’ streaming rights contract for a further two seasons, at a cost of $130 million. The NFL’s governance has confirmed that Amazon Prime Video will continue to be its lead streaming OTT platform service for Thursday night games. The deal sees Amazon secure 11 Thursday night NFL matches, which will be …

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US networks look for ‘Brady Narrative’ to recover from lacklustre NFL audiences

US sports stakeholders have detailed concern regarding the drop in viewership of NFL broadcasts recorded during season 2017/18. Last week, media analyst Nielsen released viewer trend data for the NFL’s 2017/18 regular season, which specified a network-wide viewership decline of 9.7%. The lacklustre figures saw all US partner networks; NBC, ESPN and FOX Sports report audience declines for their NFL …

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Power Play… Murdoch’s $60 billion Fox divestment shakes up global sports

Global media has been shaken up by the news that Rupert Murdoch is preparing to sell 21st Century Fox and Fox Entertainment’s 39% stake in Sky UK to rival Walt Disney Co for a reported $60 billion deal (£45 billion). All eyes will be placed on today’s New York Stock Exchange opening, when Disney leaders are expected to present the …

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Facebook to stream UEFA Champions League content for US market

Tech giant Facebook has furthered its position within live sports content by brokering a deal to stream UEFA Champions League matches in partnership with US broadcaster Fox Sports. The Champions League content will be only available to United States Facebook users. At present, Facebook has agreed to stream two live matches per group match day, four round of sixteen and …

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