Tag Archives: Sky Bet

FA reveals new carding system for managerial misconduct

The English Football Association has revealed that for the upcoming season, red and yellow cards will be handed to managers for touchline misconduct. The sanctions will be enforced in the FA Cup, Football League, EFL Cup, EFL Trophy and National League, however in the Premier League managers will receive a verbal caution if the officials deem they have behaved irresponsibly. …

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Winning Post – The changing face of sports broadcasting

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Global: sports rights – hi ho silva lining? MP & Silva has reportedly missed key payments to various rights holders (including EPL) and is in financial difficulties. MP & Silva (only fourteen years old) was once seen as one of the most successful sports rights management agencies and its potential fall signals something much bigger than corporate mismanagement. Significantly, one …

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Winning Post – Why time is of the essence for UK Parliament

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: Regulation – Where’s the Harm? The publication this week of Britain’s first reporting framework for gambling-related harm offered a glimpse of future public policy debates – and set out a number …

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Stars Group finalises lucrative Sky Bet acquisition

The Stars Group has announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming. The deal, which is believed to be worth around  $4.7 billion, comes after the Stars Group successfully executed its public share offering raising $622 million in capital for this acquisition. Rafi Ashkenazi, The Stars Group’s Chief Executive Officer, commented on the deal: “This …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Heavyweight Sports’ Darren Haines

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Today’s edition is brought to you by Heavyweight Sports’ PR Director Darren Haines, who discusses David Beckham’s Argentinian redemption, a Zico/Roberto Baggio …

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The Stars Group expands new private debt-note offering to $1 billion

Issuing a corporate update, Toronto TSX-listed the Stars Group Inc has informed that it will add a further $250 million to its proposed private unsecured senior note/loan offering. Seeking to complete its $4.7 billion acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming (Sky Bet), the Stars Group governance will move to expand its senior debt-financed loan to $1 billion (transaction first announced …

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Target Hit… The Stars Group seals + $600 million in successful share placement

Updating the market, Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Goup Inc completes a busy week in which the company has successfully executed its public share offering raising $622 million in capital for its acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming (Sky Bet). Last week, the Stars Group governance alerted investors that it would proceed with a new public share offering selling a combined …

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Oddschecker: Interesting trends amidst Royal Ascot breakdown

Royal Ascot arrived last week amidst its usual fanfare, as people flocked in their droves to the Berkshire racecourse for what Oddschecker describes as “a fairly standard affair” on the face of it, with the trend of the previous two year continuing with seven winning favourites. From a margin perspective it is detailed bookies enjoyed a successful week, with Friday’s …

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