Sports Business

Netflix Tops 200 Million Subscribers, Beating Q4 Estimates

Netflix ended last year with more than 200 million paid subscribers, it announced on Tuesday, further cementing its place as the world’s biggest subscription streaming service.  The company soundly beat […]

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Athletes Line Up For President-Elect Biden's Inauguration Day

A host of historic athletes will participate in President-elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day events on Jan. 20.

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Element Partners Will Acquire World Poker Tour

Element Partners is acquiring Allied Esports Entertainment’s poker-related business and assets, including the World Poker Tour.  The transaction is expected to close in late January or early February for over […]

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Former Walmart E-Commerce Chief Hints at Sports Ownership

“I’m going to probably buy a sports team,” retiring Walmart executive Marc Lore told the Wall Street Journal.

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MGM Resorts Ends Entain Takeover Bid

A combined MGM and Entain entity would have been one of the largest gambling companies in the world with major physical and online presences.

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Former A's Pitcher Dave Stewart Bids $115 Million For Share of Oakland Coliseum

A former Oakland Athletics player is attempting to take the team’s real estate plans into his own hands.  Dave Stewart submitted a $115 million bid to buy the city of […]

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Private Equity Firms Interested in Serie A's Inter Milan

Private equity groups continue to push into European soccer, capitalizing on clubs and leagues’ need to recover revenue lost during the pandemic. Suning Holdings has begun negotiations with various investors […]

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Israeli Developer Playtika First of Many Likely Gaming IPOs in 2021

Video games are getting more play on the stock market. Investors looking to get a piece of the $79.6 billion mobile games market — a segment that grew 26% last […]

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SNKRDUNK Parent Company SODA Raises $22 Million

SODA — parent company to sneaker resale platform SNKRDUNK — has raised a $22 million Series B round of funding led by SoftBank Ventures. Basepartners, Colopl Next and The Guild […]

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Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Sells for Record $5.2M

The trading card industry started off 2021 with a bang.  An extremely rare 1952 Mickey Mantle rookie card sold for a record-setting $5.2 million, it was announced Thursday. Venture capitalist […]

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