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Stats Perform extends duties as data keeper of Eredivisie football

Stats Perform has announced that it has secured a partnership extension, retaining its position as the official data partner of Eredivisie football for a further three years.  All Eredivisie matches and competitions will continue to be exclusively tracked and monitored by Stats Perform’s Opta football data collection service.    The sportstech group’s data feeds and advanced Opta Analytics will track every …

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YouGov global gambling report showcases seismic consumer shift to online verticals

YouGov has published its international gambling report for 2021 examining the gambling behaviours of 13 of the most prevalent countries in the world, which reveals that 2020 has transformed the make-up of gambling consumers. In the study, conducted alongside Prolific North, 42% of all respondents claimed they had played any form of lottery online within the last 12 months, outperforming sports …

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Genius Sports acquires Spirable to bridge convergence between media and betting

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Genius Sports has acquired Spirable in a move to bolster its data-driven video engagement capacities for all sports stakeholders. The NYSE sportstech group intends to leverage Spirable’s video platform and combine this system with its official sports data collection and distribution operations and client network to reduce costs for partners and enable ‘deeper engagement’ and ‘higher performance’. Mark Locke, CEO …

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Tabcorp returns to profits as focus shifts to 2022 split-off  

Tabcorp Holdings has returned to profit, as corporate governance highlights the intrinsic value of its lottery and wagering unit that will operate as stand-alone businesses from 2022 onwards.  Publishing its full-year 2020/2021 results (period ending 30 June), Tabcorp declared statutory group profits of AU$269 million (€166m) – reversing its preceding losses of 870 million (€530m). The ASX gambling group registered …

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GiG nets 82% EBITDA increase riding high off Media Services growth

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has continued its positive ‘pure B2B momentum’ by registering double-digit Q2 revenue and earnings growth. Publishing its Q2 2021 trading update (period ending 30 June), the Stockholm-listed igaming solutions provider reported group revenues of €16.2 million, up 23% on corresponding 2020 results of €13.2 million. Q2 trading saw GiG’s Media Services division achieve an all-time high …

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NetBet extends Sportnco platform duties to Greek market  

Sportnco has announced its entry into Greece’s regulated online gambling marketplace, having been tasked with migrating the sportsbook property of NetBet.gr.  The Toulouse-based sports betting systems provider has been selected by Pan-European operator NetBet to migrate its entire Greek sportsbook unit onto a new platform compliant with the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) technical commands. The Greek project sees NetBet expand …

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Raketech refined network nets record Q2 sales results 

Raketech Plc has registered record trading results, lauding the growth of its publishing network, servicing multiple geographies and helping offset dependence on Nordic markets.  Publishing its Q2 2021 trading update, Raketech registered group revenues of €8.8 million, up 25% on corresponding 2019 results of €7 million.  Q2 revenue growth was maintained despite Raketech recording a 15% decrease in new depositing …

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Strive Gaming unveils leadership team to execute US platform dominance

Strive Gaming has launched its commercial profile, aiming to establish its business as the leading supplier of fully customised igaming platforms for the burgeoning North American market. The ambitious start-up has named former Kambi Group Chief Commercial Officer Max Meltzer as its enterprise CEO, leading its mandate to deliver North American incumbents with the most scale effective operating systems meeting …

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Robert Chvátal: SAZKA’s transformation has pushed the static boundaries of European lotteries

Speaking exclusively to SBC Leaders, Robert Chvátal reflects on his eight tenure leading SAZKA Group, transforming the Czech operator into Europe’s dominant pan-national lottery operator that now targets winning the National Lottery’s 2023 stewardship by putting forward a generationally innovative bid to reinvigorate the UK’s lottery market.  ____________ SBC: Thanks for speaking with us. 2020 marked your eighth year of …

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GambleAware seeks academic partner to launch £4m gambling harm research hub

GambleAware has committed £4 million in funding to help launch and establish the UK’s first ‘Academic Research Hub’ specialising in the field of gambling harms and societal impacts.    Undertaking its biggest academic commitment, GambleAware has begun its search for a single institution to help establish the hub and define its research capabilities and objectives. “The ambition is for the Academic …

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