Tag Archives: Premier League

CAT takes lead judiciary of UK football data rights dispute

SBC News CAT takes lead judiciary of UK football data rights dispute

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), UK law’s main court for business and economic disputes, has ruled that it will act as the lead judiciary in the data rights and competition infringement claim made by Sportradar against Betgenius and Football DataCo (FDC). As judiciary, the Tribunal has dismissed the applications made by Football DataCo and Betgenius to transfer Sportradar’s ‘competition claim’ …

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Sportsbet.io teams with Southampton to promote Safer Gambling Week in new campaign

SBC News Sportsbet.io teams with Southampton to promote Safer Gambling Week in new campaign

Southampton Football Club and gambling brand Sportsbet.io have joined forces to launch a new campaign which raises awareness of 2020 Safer Gambling Week. The Safer Gambling Week campaign runs from 19 to 25 November, and the Premier League side will provide fans with support and advice on how to bet responsibly. A dedicated space on the official club website will …

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UK gambling rebounded in September as Premier League returned

Sarah Garnder: UKGC consultation conclusions due this summer

New data published by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has shown an increase in real event betting activity during September, driven by the return of Premier League football. The statistics aim to show the ways in which the relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown measures had impacted gambling behaviour across the UK, reflecting the period between March and September. September data indicated …

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SBC Digital Summit CIS: Football and sports betting ‘need’ one another

SBC News SBC Digital Summit CIS: Football and sports betting ‘need’ one another

Football, which is arguably the ‘biggest sport in the world’, captures the attention of supporters and professional players across the globe. Fans who crave the sport often become more immersed via the route of betting and gambling.  The ever-changing industry is inevitably taking advantage of this spike in activity but with new, stricter regulations being fixed in place, what does …

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PPV to stay says Premier League

SBC News PPV to stay says Premier League

The Premier League has announced it will be continuing with its current pay-per-view (PPV) arrangement, after meeting to discuss the controversial model yesterday. Four more matches at the same price of £14.95 have been agreed with broadcast partners Sky Sports and BT Sport for the weekend of 6 November, ahead of the international break. The London derby between West Ham and …

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Premier League clubs set to meet today to discuss PPV arrangements

SBC News Premier League clubs set to meet today to discuss PPV arrangements

Premier League clubs are scheduled to meet today to make a decision on whether to stand by their pay-per-view (PPV) product for games played between 6 and 8 November. 15 top flight fixtures were not selected for regular television broadcast after the international break and were made available for PPV via Sky Sports and BT Sport’s box office, with individual …

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BOSE Digital: Oddschecker breaks down ‘record-breaking’ Premier League campaign

SBC News BOSE Digital: Oddschecker breaks down ‘record-breaking’ Premier League campaign

‘Unexpected’ is arguably one of the buzzwords that comes to mind when discussing the 2019/20 Premier League season, with bookmakers and fans surprised at league outcomes, the length of the season and the performance of some of the league’s biggest teams. Delivering a keynote speech on day two of the Betting on Sports Europe – Digital, James Tippett, Commercial Executive …

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Liverpool and Manchester United in discussions to join new European Premier League

SBC News Liverpool and Manchester United in discussions to join new European Premier League

Liverpool and Manchester United are taking part in negotiations to join a new European Super League, according to reports. Earlier this month, the top flight duo were spearheading a campaign, titled ‘Project Bigger Picture’, to reform the Premier League. The new campaign would have axed two teams from the league, giving the ‘big six’ “enhanced voting rights”. However, this was …

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