In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Meredith McPherron, chief executive and managing partner of Drive by DraftKings. Fisher and Russo also discuss ongoing turbulence and change in the golf business spurred by the arrival of LIV Golf, Bruin Capital’s sale of streaming video technology company Deltatre, Susquehanna Investment Group’s new support of sportsbook PointsBet, a non-fungible token partnership involving the National Hockey League and NFT distribution platform Sweet, and moves by Fanatics chief executive Michael Rubin to sell his equity in Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment and further position the company into sports betting.

Global sports merchandising company Fanatics is in talks to acquire European sports betting company Tipico as the firm looks to make significant inroads into the gambling landscape

Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew has secured the first partnership between a major sports team in Ohio and a sports betting company with a long-term partnership with global sportsbook operator Tipico.