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All change in Irish racing

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Dismay and despair has greeted news, revealed by The Racing Post, that coverage of Irish racing is set to leave At The Races (ATR) for Racing UK at the start of 2019. Stakeholders throughout the sport have reacted with concern following the revelation, with a huge uncertainty over the profile of the sport one major issue cited. At The Races, …

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Betfred enhances Rugby League relationship

Betfred has strengthened its Rugby League relationship, with an extension of its sponsorship deal with the sports governing body. Fresh off the back of it’s 2017 debut season as title partner of the Super League, including the spectacle of the Old Trafford hosted Grand Final, won by the Leeds Rhinos, the UK based bookmaker has increased its involvement in the …

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SBC’s on the ball: La Liga, Vincent Kompany and a resignation in Russia

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at La Liga’s expansion plans, a resignation in Russia and new technology in England. ____________________ Marriner the man to debut innovative technology in English football  Andre Marriner will take charge of the first match in …

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SBC’s on the ball: Barnsley, Antoine Griezmann and Anderlecht

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at “exploitative” ticket prices, Barcelona being reported to FIFA and an intriguing new owner at Barnsley.  ____________________ Getting the ‘Moneyball’ rolling at Barnsley It could be a big 2018 for Barnsley FC, after the Championship …

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BT and Sky agree content sharing deal ahead of bidding rights

A landmark new deal has been signed between Sky and BT for the two firms to be able to sell channels on both platforms. As part of the new deal, the BT Sport channels, which provide coverage of UEFA Champions League and Premier League football will be supplied to Sky, as well as this, BT will be able to sell …

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Power Play… Murdoch’s $60 billion Fox divestment shakes up global sports

Global media has been shaken up by the news that Rupert Murdoch is preparing to sell 21st Century Fox and Fox Entertainment’s 39% stake in Sky UK to rival Walt Disney Co for a reported $60 billion deal (£45 billion). All eyes will be placed on today’s New York Stock Exchange opening, when Disney leaders are expected to present the …

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SBC’s on the ball: Reds set to top the Deloitte Football Money League

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition breaks down the financial results of Manchester United, and looks at why the amount of football broadcast on television will almost certainly increase. ____________________ Record revenue and record costs in latest Manchester United financial results  Announcing …

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Bringing out the heavy artillery for this year’s SBC Awards

SBC Awards

There is just two weeks to go until this year’s SBC Awards, the annual end of year celebration for the sports betting industry at Artillery Garden (Tuesday 5 December). With tables fast selling out for the event, we caught up with our hosts Matt Lorenzo, a former Sky Sports presenter, and Luis Garcia, a Champions League winner with Liverpool. Keep …

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Where sports meet esports: Introducing the ESI Super Forum at #bofcon2018

ESI Super Forum

SBC Global and Esports Insider have teased the launch of the ESI Super Forum for next year’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge (20-23 March). Following on from the success of the Esports Insider Forum Series, held at Fnatic’s Bunkr between July and October, the ESI Super Forum has been confirmed as a stand alone event for the second …

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Champions League winner to co-host this year’s SBC Awards

Champions League

Luis Garcia, a Champions League winner with Liverpool and an official ambassador for the Anfield based club, has been confirmed as one of the hosts for this year’s SBC Awards. Held on Tuesday 5 December at The Artillery Garden in central London, Garcia will be fronting the end of year industry celebration that has been expanded to recognise excellence across …

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