The Playbook

A weekly newsletter that deconstructs the business of sport and gaming, written by Jaideep Vaidya.

Several factors over the last 18 months have led to the owners of top European football clubs considering either selling a minority stake or an outright…
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Users encountered several technical glitches while watching World Cup matches. The streaming platform is in a race against time to fix them ahead of the…
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Major brands, including FIFA’s official partners, have been rather cautious with their marketing campaigns around the showpiece event
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Both companies are at different stages in their sports rights ambitions.
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Cricket NFT platforms FanCraze and Rario are testing the boundaries of a game of skill with their fantasy offerings.
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Centrally-contracted India cricketers will now earn the same match fees regardless of gender. A lot more needs to be done, though.
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The Indian government has started blocking websites of betting companies, but it’s hardly making a difference.
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