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Sportradar renews Hero ISL integrity commitment

Sportradar renews Hero ISL integrity commitment

Sportradar has added a multi-year extension to its agreement with India’s premier football league, the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL). Building on their original partnership, which was signed in 2016, Sportradar Integrity Services will monitor all matches using its Fraud Detection System (FDS) that identifies betting-related manipulation in sport. The FDS utilises algorithms, a substantial database of information and …

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Stats Perform agrees six-year WTA data deal with GVC Holdings

WTA - (200229) -- DOHA, Feb. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Ashleigh Barty of Australia hits a return during the women's singles semi-final match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the 2020 WTA Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, Feb. 28, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)

Stats Perform has backed up its landmark data deal with the WTA Tour by reaching a six-year agreement with GVC Holdings, soon to become Entain Plc. As part of the deal, it will provide a new and exclusive, official WTA tennis data service enabling in-play bets to be placed across GVC, whose sportsbook brands include bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, …

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Indian watchdog urges members to adopt new standards on advertising real money games

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has published its first set of guidelines on responsible advertising with regards to promoting ‘real-money gaming’. The non-governmental body has advised its members to exercise caution when promoting real money games, an advertising segment deemed to be high-risk by the watchdog.  ASIC maintains that its guidelines aim to develop a safe and coherent …

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Square in the Air to lead international PR of Saudi Cup 2021

Square in the Air has won a major client account, having been appointed as the lead PR agency of the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia’s forthcoming ‘Saudi Cup 2021‘ festival. The industry specialist PR agency will lead international media relations, communications and outreach for the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia’s marquee event recognised as global horseracing’s most valuable fixture.  The …

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Inside Edge ‘Masters 2020’ special: The race for the green jacket

Masters - May 31, 2019 - USA - Tiger Woods celebrates after winning the Masters last month, his fifth title at Augusta National and his 15th major championship. (Credit Image: © TNS via ZUMA Wire)

It seems like a lifetime since we saw Tiger Woods in Sunday red punching the air at Augusta upon winning his 15th major at The Masters, writes Nick Haynes from Form Labs. In all fairness, it has been the longest break between two Masters tournaments since World War II. Yet speaking of breaks, we have the international football break coming …

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IBIA records highest suspicious betting figures for Q3 2020

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has identified and reported 76 incidents of suspicious betting issued to respective authorities during the third quarter of 2020.  The betting alerts covered seven different sports and found the most cases in football and tennis, which each held 25 incidents, making up 66% of the total.  Meanwhile, the IBIA revealed that esports followed closely …

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Paytm First Games: Lockdown lift and post-IPL player engagement

Paytm - Virat Kohli of India (c) leads of his victorious team during Day Four of the Second Test of the 2019 International Series between India and South Africa at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, India on 12 October 2019. ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Around 60% of the weekly fantasy sports winners on Paytm First Games (PFG) hail from smaller towns rather than metro cities, revealed the company’s COO Sudhanshu Gupta. “That’s the power of skill-based gaming which truly democratises the game,” he said. “One need not be from an affluent background or have any sort of training to win the game.” These comments …

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NetShop ISP launches three new data centers in Asia and Europe

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NetShop ISP has confirmed the launch of three new data centers in strategically located regions across Asia and Europe. The company has added Singapore, Hong Kong and the Netherlands (Amsterdam) to its existing spread of global data centers across the US (Los Angeles), the UK, Cyprus and Malta.  Click HERE for more details from Stefano Sordini, NetShop ISP CEO. Through …

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Top five by 2024? RTSmunity tracks the growth of esports betting

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The overall esports betting market size is projected to double in 2020, from $7 to $14 billion, but how does this total number translate to both gross gaming revenues (GGR) and profits for esports operators?  Writing for the latest issue of SBC Magazine, Ondřej Šilhavý from RTSmunity said that the GGR generated by esports betting globally – tracking at $343 …

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A step beyond: How NetShop ISP can ‘outrun’ the hosting services competition

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Data center and web hosting services provider NetShop ISP can only “outrun” the immense competition for clients – including those active in the iGaming industry – by taking the next step beyond the end-product’s delivery. “Not only do we need to be ahead of the technology trends to support our customers, but we also have to compete on a daily …

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