In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Stan Chia, Vivid Seats chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss NBC Sports’ record-setting rights renewal with the Premier League for the United States, the introduction of a dramatic series of 2022 purse and bonus increases at the PGA tour, further advances in the attempted reboot of the United States Football League, and the pending departure of Major League Soccer president and deputy commissioner Mark Abbott.
Ticket marketplace looking at opportunities in industry "adjacencies"
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tyler Tumminia, commissioner of the Premier Hockey Federation. Eric and Chris also discuss major ticketing-related deals involving SeatGeek and Vivid Seats, the backing of LeBron James’ The SpringHill Company by a group of top-tier investors, and the completion of Arctos Sports Partners’ $3bn (€2.59bn) investment fund.
Prominent US gaming company continues its expansion into additional areas
Ticket marketplace dramatically reverses prior, pandemic-fueled losses
Ticket marketplace continuing its merger efforts with Boehly-led SPAC
In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Chris Halpin, National Football League chief strategy and growth officer. Eric and Chris also discuss the dramatic rise and fall of the proposed European Super League, Vivid Seats’ plan to go public in a merger with a special purpose acquisition company led by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly, and a $80m (€66.1m) round of funding for digital sports media entity Overtime.
Dodgers co-owner Boehly leading effort to acquire ticketing company