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STATSCORE combines with Altenar for continued growth

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Global sports data centre, STATSCORE has joined with sportsbook software Altenar in a deal to create ‘high-quality’ widgets for betting companies. The two companies have been ‘dynamically’ developing together and have finally combined forces to create the Livematch Pro widgets. “We are very excited about having the possibility to cooperate with STATSCORE,” said Domenico Mazzola (pictured), Altenar’s Commercial Director, about the …

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Oddin.gg: The importance of live betting in esports

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Esports betting has enjoyed a well-documented rise to prominence over the last few months, partly due to global restrictions and the postponement of live sporting events.  However, the challenge now for esports is to cement itself as a major player in the overall sports betting landscape, avoiding a situation where audiences just ‘revert to type’ as the sports action returns. …

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RTSmunity: Data is imperative to esports’ success in the betting industry

Esports betting has taken centre stage as a viable alternative for bookmakers during the COVID-19 crisis. However, with this relatively new sector garnering a lot of attention, questions are being raised as to how stable it is compared with traditional sports betting.  It is vital that esports betting keeps its integrity during this period as a mistake could derail the …

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GameScorekeeper launches age verification system

With the aim of minimising the risk of gambling on events with a majority of under-age participants, GameScorekeeper has created a new age verification system. Launching the system, GameScorekeeper highlighted a number of esports athletes that are under-18. The esports betting supplier emphasised that more betting operators need to comply with regulations concerning the age of professional gamers. Felix Klastrup, …

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Encore… Unibet nets PSG extension

Kindred Group Plc flagship European sportsbook property Unibet has confirmed that it has expanded its sponsorship agreement with French Ligue 1 champion PSG, running until the 2023 campaign.  The expanded arrangement sees Unibet enter PSG’s ‘third level partnership tier‘.  Sponsorship terms will include increased branding opportunities within the US and Australia key new market territories for Unibet, plus enhanced PSG …

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Formula 1 confirms launch of Live ‘in race’ Odds with Sportradar and ISG

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Alongside Sportradar and the Interregional Sports Group (ISG), Formula 1 has announced the launch of a Live ‘in race’ Odds offering that was first trialled as part of an exclusive partnership. The deal will see Sportradar benefiting from never before released historical F1 data, as it forms new Live Odds models set to be launched ahead of the 2020 season at the …

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Sportradar: Tennis data blackout doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

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Major data supplier Sportradar has criticised the conclusion of the Independent Review Panel (IRP) to have a data blackout on the lower levels of professional tennis, saying that such a recommendation doesn’t stand up to scrutiny. The panel, represented by the the four organisations principally responsible for governing professional tennis – the ATP, WTA, ITF and Grand Slam Board – …

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Formula 1 MD to reveal details of $100m live betting deal at Betting on Sports

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Formula 1, the world’s most prestigious motor racing competition, has announced a ground-breaking sponsorship and data rights commercial partnership with Interregional Sports Group (ISG) to produce a F1 betting offering and give fans new ways to get closer to the sport they love. In a first-of-its-kind partnership for the sport, Formula 1, ISG and Sportradar will work with data taken …

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Ronaldo and Messi top Goal list despite early World Cup exits

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Data from global football publisher Goal proves that despite early exists, Ronaldo and Messi were still the stars of the 2018 World Cup, with Neymar close behind. Over the course of the World Cup, more than 159 million fans engaged with Goal through a combination of its websites, mobile apps and social accounts, 111 million of which came through its 38 …

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Genius Sports nets official Premier League match data licence for South Africa

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Football DataCo, the official data rights holder of all the professional football leagues in England and Scotland, has granted Genius Sports the exclusive rights to supply and sub-licence official match data and fixture lists to licensed betting operators in South Africa. The exclusive data partnership will elevate the betting opportunities for South African punters, enabling licenced betting operators throughout South …

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