Olympic gold medalist and co–founder of sports–tech intelligence company Sports Innovation Lab, Angela Ruggiero discusses some of the challenges facing the US sports industry as it opens up to legalized sports betting.
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview John Levy, theScore founder and chief executive. Eric and Chris also discuss the state of the National Basketball Association amid the ongoing 2021 Finals, the increasing role of ABC in Walt Disney Co.’s sports rights deployment, and the future of the XFL and Canadian Football League following their abandonment of a potential business collaboration.
New York, America's fourth most populous state and home to its largest media market, is on the cusp of legalizing online sports betting. But there remains significant political disagreement about the operating model in which it would happen. US Editor Eric Fisher explores the potential and pitfalls of opening up the Empire State to mobile sportsbooks.
France’s gambling regulator, L'Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ), has called on sports betting operators to “rebalance their practices” after a study conducted during Uefa Euro 2020 revealed concerns over t…
Bruin Capital, the investment company founded by former Nascar and IMG executive George Pyne, has made its first foray into the sports betting sector with the acquisition of Oddschecker Global Media, the…
Brighton & Hove Albion chief executive Paul Barber talks about the commercial philosophy that links his time working for the Football Association, the Vancouver Whitecaps in Major League Soccer and now the Premier League club. Ben Cronin reports.
Ahead of the start of the inaugural season of the Racing League, SportBusiness looks at how the new competition is looking to achieve "positive disruption" in the UK horse racing market, as well as reduce the sport's dependency on the Horse Racing Betting Levy. Matthew Williams reports.
The Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) plans to become Europe’s number one streaming service. If successful, its Viaplay OTT brand could soon be as ubiquitous as Sky or ESPN. But scaling in Europe on a market-by-market basis is an expensive and highly risky strategy.
Vanessa Martin Randin, senior manager, media relations and communications at the FEI, explains how innovative digital campaigns are at the heart of evolving commercial opportunities for the International Federation.
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