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CG Analytics selects Sportradar for data partnership

CG Analytics, the data analytics subsidiary of CG Technology and Sportradar, today announced that Sportradar data and betting insight tool Betradar is set to provide CG Analytics with access to a comprehensive package of pre-game and live odds data. Under the terms of the agreement, CG Analytics will utilize the speed, accuracy and breadth of Betradar’s data and digital content …

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Greek OPAP reports 19% revenue increase for Q3 2014 performance

Greek gambling and sports betting operator OPAP reported a 19.1% €1.1 billion revenue increase for its Q3 2014 performance (Q3 2013 – €898 milion). The operator was able to secure an improved net profit performance of 25.9% €55.9 million (2013 Q3 €44.4 million). The operator stated that its increase in revenues and profit performance had been driven by improved player …

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Betradar rolls out Live Channel to Sisal Matchpoint

Betradar has announced the successful launch of its Live Channel products with Italian bookmaker Sisal Matchpoint. Sisal Matchpoint has already integrated the Live Channel Retail in 500 retail outlets across Italy. Furthermore, the implementation of the Live Channel Online into the company’s website sisal.it has been concluded and punters have access to live streams with immediate effect. Jörn Anhalt, Managing …

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Paddy Power appoints Gary McGann as Non Executive Director

Paddy Power has announced the appointment of Gary McGann to its board as independent Non-Executive Director, and as a Member of its corporate auditing committee. McGann who serves as Chief Executive Officer of global paper-based packaging firm Smurfit Kappa Group. Nigel Northridge, Chairman of Paddy Power, said: “ The depth of skills and experience he has acquired leading large international …

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Ladbrokes employee takes Betting Shop Manager Award

Adam Hurley of Ladbrokes has scooped the 2014 Betting Shop Manager of the Year award. The manager of the Winchecombe Street branch in Cheltenham beat a strong final eight, also including Ladbrokes’’ Kirsteen Sutherland who was the regional winner for Scotland. Hurley, who has been with the company since the age of 18, commented: “I’m so honoured to have won …

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AFF calls on Sportradar to monitor Suzuki Cup 2014

Asean Football Federation move to protect integrity of their biennial showpiece tournament At yesterday’s signing ceremony, the Asean Football Federation (AFF), which promotes and supports the interests of the 12 South East Asian football federations, entered into a partnership agreement with Sportradar to secure their unparalleled coverage and analysis of the global betting markets across all 18 matches of the …

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MGS Review – Iverson Gaming Systems – ‘Lessons from sea – cruise liner gaming’

Iverson Gaming Systems are one of the fastest growing providers of gaming management solutions worldwide. One of the niche markets in which they specialise is cruise liner gaming. The company operate on over 69 vessels across 11 fleets globally, with clients including P&O Cruises, Cunard, and Carnival. Matthew R. Brown, a recent speaker at the Macao Gaming Show (MGS), and …

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Sports Betting Community launches job board

Today sees the official launch of the SBC Job Board – a new resource that aims to help people find their dream job in the sports betting industry. Available to view at http://jobs.sbcnews.co.uk/, the SBC job board details all the latest vacancies in the sector. Job seekers can search for new opportunities via job category or keyword search, and advertising …

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Judge Shipp strikes down New Jersey sports betting

US Federal District Court Judge Michael Shipp ruled on Friday against New Jersey lifting the regulatory provisions of the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), allowing for sports betting in state licensed gambling premises (casinos and racetracks). The decision by Judge Shipp was the expected outcome since the judge had ruled similarly in the past. New Jersey state …

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Web guru Richard Smith wins horseracing TV talent competition at Kempton Park

Internet business consultant Richard Smith saw off five fellow finalists to claim the title of Tipstar 2014 and earn the chance to become a pundit on Racing UK (Sky 432/Virgin 536) for the day. Smith, 48, stuck his neck out live on Racing UK last night in tipping 16-1 chance Gleaming Girl, whose jockey, Sophie Killoran, had never ridden a …

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