Amazon Scores Major English Premier League Matches After SVOD Strikes Landmark UK Sports Right Deal

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Amazon is getting into English Premier League soccer after securing a package of high-profile games in the UK – arguably its biggest move into the live sports arena. The SVOD service has bought the rights to 20 matches per season between 2019-2022, although it's thought that the company managed to get them at a knock-down price after Sky and BT bought the majority of games in February. After Sky and BT paid £4.5BN ($6.2BN) for the majority of games earlier this year…