Tag: Media Rights

CVC in bid to build $4bn global tennis group

CVC Capital bid to build 4bn global tennis group
In its latest play for global sports revenues, Luxembourg-based private equity group, CVC Capital Partners, plans to pool men’s and women’s pro tennis tours into a single entity - One Tennis - from which to sell on media rights to broadcasters, and betting data to bookies.

PDC hits the double with Sportradar for darts data and streams

iGaming Times PDC Data Streams Sportradar
Following this month’s World Championship, the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) and long-standing partners Sportradar have renewed their multifaceted deal. The agreement that will see the two companies continuing in their role as official data and live media rights partners to the biggest darts competitions in the calendar. On the data side, Sportradar, who have worked with the PDC since 2011, will...

RMG and Turf TV report media rights increase

BB - Media rights RMG Turf TV
Racecourse Media Group and Turf TV generate £85.5m in media rights payments for 34 British racecourses in 2016 - a six per cent increase on 2015's figures.   The 34 British racecourses affiliated to Racecourse Media Group (RMG) will receive £85.5million in media rights payments in 2016 – a 6% increase on 2015. These media rights payments, which are paid via licence...

Association of British Bookmakers slams rising media rights costs

Betting Business ABB Media Rights
In an exclusive interview with Betting Business, ABB CEO Malcom George spoke out against the wave of expenses that are hitting the independents hardest of all.   The CEO of the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) has renewed calls for an “equitable deal” with horseracing and sporting associations, citing the threat of closure to smaller betting shops if the two parties...