Tag Archives: NFL

Bruin Sports & WPP form new venture to distribute NFL Game Pass to Europe

New York sports investment firm Bruin Sports Capital has entered into a joint venture with international communications and marketing services firm WPP to become the lead supplier of NFL ‘Game Pass’ subscriptions for the European market. Having agreed Game Pass distribution rights with the NFL, Bruin and WPP will move to create a new sports content agency based in London, …

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Perform Group gains NFL Game Pass for global territories

Sports content and media provider Perform Group has announced that it has reached an agreement with the NFL to distribute its digital subscription produce ‘NFL Game Pass’ to ‘global territories’ outside the US and Europe. Agreeing on a multi-year agreement, Perform will gain exclusive rights to broadcast NFL Game Pass content which includes Monday, Thursday and Sunday Night games. Its …

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Twitter loses streaming rights to NFL Thursdays

Social media network, Twitter has lost the right to live stream NFL ‘Thursday Night Games’, as the league chooses Amazon as its new content streaming partner. Updating league stakeholders, NFL governance informed that Amazon, the world’ largest digital retailer had won the right to stream 10 NFL Thursday night games for season 2017/18. US business news sources report that the …

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Roger Goodell – Vegas Raiders has no connection with gambling

Despite the NFL franchise owners overwhelmingly supporting (31-1) the relocation of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas Nevada. Roger Goodell, Chief Commissioner of the NFL states that the league will not change its stance on the issue of US legal sports betting. Speaking to US media, Goodell restated that the NFL opposed all forms of betting on its matches. Goodell …

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NFL owners to vote on Las Vegas Raiders relocation project

The planned NFL ‘Owners Meeting’ scheduled for Phoenix 26-29 March, has gained added significance as franchise holders may be asked to vote on the approval of the Oakland Raiders relocating to Las Vegas Nevada. Representatives of the Davis Family (Raiders franchise owners) have submitted official ‘relocation papers’ to NFL governance. If approved, the ‘Las Vegas Raiders’ project will be put to …

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Surprise Starbucks winner in Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest

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Just over a week ago, a Starbucks barista on $15,000 a year picked up nearly $1 million after winning the biggest pro football handicapping contest in the world. Damon Graham correctly predicted all five games on the final day of the NFL season to beat some of the top sports bettors in the world to the $895,482 first prize, the …

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Trump boosts prospect of legalised sports betting in the US

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The President of the American Gaming Association (AGA) has expressed his belief that Donald Trump taking office could lead to a repeal of federal law barring sports betting in most US states. Speaking in his year-end conference call, Geoff Freeman referenced Trump’s appearance on the Fox Sports show a year ago, in which the incoming US president made the following comments …

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Digital Sports Tech agrees to provide TopSport with Player Props

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Digital Sports Tech has agreed a deal with TopSport to provide the Australian operator with its unique player proposition betting offering, Player Props. TopSport will become the third operator in Australia after MadBookie and Ladbrokes Australia to launch Player Props from Digital Sports Tech, which enables customers to customise and create their own bets based on player performance across a …

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Stuart Tilly: Argyll Entertainment – A US proposition…bringing RedZoneSports to market

Having launched US sports focused betting brand RedZoneSports.com last month, SBC caught up with Argyll Entertainment CEO Stuart Tilly to discuss the challenge of developing a real US sports betting proposition for UK betting consumers. In an industry lacking product and market diversification, RedZoneSports may be this year’s most interesting new bookmaker proposition… ______________________ SBC: Hi Stuart, you have launched …

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Betting industry welcomes NFL ‘Golden Goose’ expansion

BOS ‘US Sports’ panel are all in agreement that the NFL represents the ‘Golden Goose’ of US sports for European betting operators. Opening Day 2 of BOS, Don Best Sports’ Benji Cherniak inquiries the expert panel about ‘the opportunities NFL offers as a betting market?’. Cherniak’s question is met with great enthusiasm from Jamie McKitterick (Head of Sports Trading – …

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