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Third LBO racing channel set to shake-up UK betting shops

Betting shop operators in the UK are set to see another shake-up in how they present horseracing after the announcement that a third horseracing channel for LBOs is to be launched. The Racing Partnership (TRP) – a joint venture between Arena Racing (ARC) and seven independent racecourses comprising Fakenham, Ffos Las, Hexham, Newton Abbot, Plumpton, Ripon and Towcester – announced …

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Euro 2016 – Can Republic of Ireland finally defeat Belgium?

With some cracking games lined up this weekend in the Euro 2016 tournament, SBC brings some more bite-size facts about some of this week’s games, as provided by iSportGenius. Italy vs Sweden: Kick-off Friday June 17, 2:00pm BST Including friendlies, Italy is undefeated in its last four internationals against Sweden, winning three and drawing one. Including friendlies, each of Italy’s last …

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BetConstruct Will Provide Fonbet with Live Scouting Data Service

Gaming and betting solutions provider BetConstruct has announced that it has signed an agreement to provide its Live Scouting Data Service to Fonbet.  BetConstruct will deliver the Live Scouting Data courtesy of its partner Megafeed. Through its collaboration with Megafeed’s scouting network of 750 match reporters from all continents, BetConstruct provide live data from 4,000 matches every month. The partnership with BetConstruct …

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SIS’ Jim Proudfoot – Providing faster real-time data to bookmakers

March 2016 saw SIS change its data collection model for UK greyhounds, with odds and results now produced directly by track agents via a new mobile interface. Jim Proudfoot, Head of On Course Operations at SIS Betting, explains the changes. What’s prompted the switch to tablet data collection at greyhound races? We’re always looking at ways to improve our processes …

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Sportsradar strengthens broadcast arm with sportsman media acquisition

Sports data, insight and analysis provider Sportradar AG has confirmed that it has agreed to acquire ‘the shares and core businesses of European sports media rights and marketing specialist sportsman media holding GmbH. Sportsradar governance agreed to acquire sportsman media assets from founders Thomas Krohne and Karl Wieseneder, in a move the company stated would significantly “upgrade its audiovisual content offering”. …

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Vahe Baloulian – BetConstruct – #Bofcon 2016

Award winning developer and betting industry supplier BetConstruct is a silver sponsor at this year’s Betting on Football Conference (#bofcon). Ahead of the event this week we spoke to CEO Vahe Baloulian about getting things right ahead of a major tournament such as Euro 2016 and retention strategies beyond, as well as the year ahead, how mergers are like marriages and …

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USL Announces Partnership with Sportradar

The United Soccer League (USL) have announced a partnership with Sportradar, to proactively safeguard up to 450 matches scheduled for the 2016 USL season. Sportradar is a world leader in the detection and prevention of match manipulation, monitoring over 200 soccer leagues and competitions globally. The company’s Fraud Detection System offers the best overview of the global betting markets, and …

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Sportradar agrees deal with the South Africa Rugby Union

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has teamed up with Sportradar to release the full potential of its data and to protect the teams involved from the threat of matchfixing.  The agreement’s data component positions Sportradar as a non-exclusive collector, processor and distributor of data from almost 300 matches played in South Africa. This figure includes the ABSA Currie Cup Qualification matches, as well …

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Paolo Personeni – Betradar: Trading Places

With Betradar launching its ‘Managed Trading Services (MTS)’ at ICE 2016, team SBC caught up with project/product lead Paolo Personeni (Managing Director – Betradar  Trading Services) to discuss its new division as sports data provider Betradar aims to create the optimal trading system for operators and industry stakeholders. Once thought of as an integral function for all betting operators, Personeni details to SBC …

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TXODDS offering free weekend trial of TXTRADER service

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Data expert TXODDS is offering traders the chance to experience its TXTRADER service by providing a free weekend trial from today until Sunday 28th February. This is a particularly good opportunity given that the weekend includes a host of crunch games across Europe, including Man Utd v Arsenal in the Premier League, Man City v Liverpool in the League Cup Final, …

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