PASPA Repeal: What does it mean for the American sports betting market?

Background On 14 May 2018 the United States Supreme Court paved the way for individual states to introduce legislation permitting sports betting if they so wish, by striking down a federal law...
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Esports Disputes: Choosing your battleground

Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video cannot play.   For further detail please see Jamie's article "Esports Disputes: Choosing your battleground" published on twobirds.com.

Esports: Exclusivity in an open ecosystem

The continued growth of esports is seeing rights holders, licensees and fans searching for a new equilibrium between maintaining an open and collaborative esports ecosystem on the one hand; and seeking...

Wearable Tech in Elite Sport

What's special about wearable tech in elite sport? Wearable tech in the consumer market has traditionally seen wrist worn devices that can monitor performance, often in the form of fitness trackers and...
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What’s Trending in Media and Sport: esports

2018 is set to be a key year for esports as the industry continues to grow and mature. Such rapid expansion presents a number of opportunities and challenges from both a...

Australia bans gambling ads in live daytime sports broadcasts

In May last year, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed that he would ban gambling advertising on television during live sporting events taking place before 8.30pm. Mr Turnbull commented at the...

Mechanical doping: French amateur cyclist receives five year ban and a criminal conviction for...

As discussed recently on MediaWrites, there is evidence that mechanical doping has been used in professional and amateur cycling to obtain an advantage in races.  The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport

Change is constant within the media, entertainment and sport industries, and this process has only been accelerated by the influence of digital technologies. These technological advancements have given rise to new...
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VIDEO: Event Report – Esports BAR in Cannes

The twice-annual conference brings together key stakeholders from across the esports industry for three days of meetings, seminars and networking. The video below sees Will and Craig explore some of the key...

Technology changing sport: Mechanical doping

In recent years, mechanical doping has been a high profile issue in the sport of cycling. Mechanical doping, or 'technological fraud' as the Union Cycliste Internationale ('UCI') refers to it, involves...

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Update: Loot Boxes in the Netherlands

Online gambling in the Netherlands Gambling in the Netherlands is regulated by the Dutch Betting and Gambling Act (the "Act"). Under the Act, it is...

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