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Peter Woodfine – Total Performance Data – In-play betting is ‘vital for racing’s future’

Using innovative global navigation satellite systems Total Performance Data (TPD) aims to expand in-play horse racing betting into the mainstream, whilst opening up betting operators to a vast number of new horse racing betting opportunities. TPD attaches trackers to the saddlecloths of horses and allows operators access to data which was previously not available. The data ranges from sectional times …

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Genius Sports and DreamHack link up for data rights and integrity partnership

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Genius Sports, the global leader in data technology services, has signed an extensive data and integrity partnership with DreamHack, the world’s largest digital festival and esports tournaments host. The deal will see Genius distribute data and video streaming from DreamHack’s esports events in the global regulated betting market, while also helping the Swedish digital brand protect its competitions from the …

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SofaScore: The increased desire for data and statistics

As the way that sports betting is consumed by punters continues to change, Zlatko Hrkac, co-founder at SofaScore, believes that the modern fan now requires an app that is more than just scores. Hrkac claimed that with betting operators now offering markets on specific player and team statistics, the trend of football fans wanting in depth detailed data about the …

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Bet Informed launches football data and odds platform

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Eindhoven-based analytics company Bet Informed has launched a fan-focused football data and odds platform. The platform provides football fans with a wide range of team performance metrics, with users able to create a personal dashboard to keep a detailed track of their favourite team’s performance. Fans can also check the odds of upcoming and live matches and directly use the …

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Kindred Group seeks to create ‘next generation’ database infrastructure with Cockroach Labs

Stockholm-listed European online gambling firm Kindred Group Plc aims to create a ‘next generation’, tailored proprietary database solution in partnership with cloud infrastructure and engineering specialist Cockroach Labs. Having surpassed the 20 million customer mark, Kindred Futures, the innovation arm of the gambling group detailed that an optimum database infrastructure developed for the firm’s specific transactions was needed in order sustain …

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Ruud Gullit joins the speaker lineup for H20 Data Seminar

European champion Ruud Gullit has joined the lineup for  H20 Data, the sports data seminar organised by SBC Events in association with BetConstruct. Gullit, who won the Ballon d’Or in 1987, was part of the now legendary AC Milan squad that won 3 Serie A titles and 2 European Cups from 1987 to 1993 and captained the Netherlands national team …

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BetVictor and Timeform team up to give punters the South African racing downlow

BetVictor has announced that it has become the first operator to provide Timeform’s South African horse racing data and analysis to its customers. This becomes the latest move in its partnership with the data and content provider.  The announcement means that BetVictor is now displaying Timeform horse racing data and selections for all South African race meetings across all channels. Coupled …

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TXODDS opens up TXTRADER for a free weekend trial

Data expert TXODDS is offering the chance to experience its TXTRADER service by offering a free trial on Friday 30th September to Sunday 2nd October. This is a particularly good opportunity given that the weekend includes a host of crunch games across Europe, including Tottenham v Man City in the Premier League, a Serie A match-up Roma v Inter Milan, and in …

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Sportradar nets NBA real-time data & statistics global distribution partnership

The NBA has announced a multiyear global data and statistics distribution agreement with Sportradar and Second Spectrum. Restructuring its data, insights and analysis infrastructure, the NBA will implement a new Sportradar and Second Spectrum developed state-of- the-art league-wide player tracking system. Beginning season 2017/18 the partnership will further see Sportradar become the official ‘Global Distributor’ of real-time NBA league and match …

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Equotion announces funding round success and Graham Martin as Chairman

Yorkshire based firm Equotion Ltd has announced two major pieces of news for the company this week. The first is the completion of a significant funding round and the second the appointment of Graham Martin as Non-Executive Chairman. Martin is the Founder of Bonne Terre, the licence holder for Sky Betting & Gaming, and he joins CEO James Waterhouse, Chief Data Scientist …

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