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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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LiveSport Media – 2015 in numbers: What we can learn from real time data

Neither a major football championship, nor the Olympic Games took place in 2015, yet it’ll remain vivid in the memories of many sport fans for some time yet. The All Blacks retaining the Rugby World Cup, Barcelona’s great run for the title in the Champions League, Conor McGregor’s UFC victory over Aldo and Novak Djokovic’s fantastic season, sports fans were …

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Sportradar secures expanded streaming deal with PDC

Sports and betting-related services company Sportradar has opted to expand a partnership with the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) to include coverage of its events. Sportradar will now stream live coverage of the 2016 World Series of Darts and European Darts Tour to its clients across the betting industry. The PDC was established in the United Kingdom during 1992, when a …

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Sportradar extends AFC partnership continuing battle against match-fixing

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced that it has extended its partnership agreement with sports data supplier Sportradar. Signing the agreement both organisations stated that they were committed to strengthening their fight against match-fixing in Asia. Sportradar will continue to assist the Asian football governing body, providing the organisation with match analysis and data. The partnership will additionally see …

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Sportradar’s Eduard Blonk promises food for thought at ICE

Betradar will be presenting an new innovative product range at ICE next week. With a coverage increase of over 50% in the past two years, all Betradar products can now offer a broader events range. One of Betradar’s highlights this year will be the Managed Trading Services – a tailor-made risk management solution – that allows any type of operator to outsource labour-intensive …

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ITF extends official data partnership with Sportradar AG

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed that it has agreed to extend its official data provisions partnership with Sportradar AG through to 2021. Sports data and analytics supplier Sportradar will continue to the ITF’s official data rights for its Pro Circuit related media channels and events. At present Sportradar monitors over 50,000 official ITF matches through its umpire technology …

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Sportradar & IOC agree integrity & intelligence MoU

Ahead of the Sport Accord IF Forum (11-13 November), Sportradar and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a view to exchange information and intelligence regarding sports betting and the integrity of sports competitions. The intelligence MoU sees Sportradar further its existing relationship with the IOC, focusing on sharing insight and monitoring performance of …

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Opta deal sees DraftKings revamp its soccer product

DraftKings Inc., the troubled daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform, has teamed up with sports data provider Opta to supply all its live soccer performance statistics. DraftKings has engaged Opta in order to enhance the customer experience of its soccer product, in anticipation of an upcoming expansion into new markets. One of the main features that has changed is the increase …

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Nominations open for second Betting on Football Awards

Nominations are open for the second annual Betting on Football Awards. This year has seen the number of categories increase from four to nine as SBC looks to recognise the very best practice in football betting, with new awards in the areas of in-play, mobile, sponsorship, data use and fantasy. Deadline for entry into these awards is 12 November. SBC …

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DFS players turning to the courts and against operators

Further bad news appears to have reached FanDuel and DraftKings operations, as US news sources report that aggrieved customers are planning to sue the operators for consumer negligence, following last week’s allegation of data breaches by employees. New York Daily News reported that Kentucky Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) player Adam Johnson was the first plantiff against the operators, accusing them …

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