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Racing TV debuts virtual studio to take coverage ‘to the next level’

Racing TV has unveiled a new virtual studio, based at Ealing Studios in West London, to ‘take horseracing TV coverage to the next level’ with the aim of ‘revolutionising how viewers enjoy the sport’. Timeline TV, which has served as Racecourse Media Group’s technical managed services provider since 2012, has collaborated with the firm on the creation of the studios, …

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Sportradar forms NBL1 data and audio-visual partnership

Sportradar has secured the official data and audio-visual rights to Australia’s NBL1 basketball league through a new long-term tie-up. Under the terms of the arrangement, Sportradar will supply data and audio-visual content from 1,500 Australian basketball games per year to its downstream partners and other basketball properties in its portfolio, including the National Basketball League (NBL). The sports data intelligence …

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Stats Perform appoints Nick Cockerill to lead sportsbook innovation unit 

Stats Perform has appointed former Sky Betting & Gaming technology veteran Nick Cockerill as its new Group VP of Sports Betting Products.  Cockerill joined Stats Perform this February to head up the betting innovation arm of Stats Perform, for which the sports tech company seeks to merge its data capture, sports analysis and media capabilities to develop new ground-breaking products …

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GiG reduces 2020 losses clearing pathway to B2B dominance 

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has achieved all corporate transformation objectives laid out in 2020, helping the company achieve its long-term goal of becoming online gambling’s most valuable B2B technology supplier.  Citing continued operational efficiencies during Q4 trading, GiG recorded group revenues of €17.3 million – up 66% on corresponding Q4 2019’s €10.4 million. Q4 trading saw the Stockholm-listed technology group …

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Highlight Games maximises Greek market presence via Novibet launch

Highlight Games’ premium titles are set to go live in Greece and the UK via Novibet’s online and mobile platforms. Notable products from the London-based video virtual sports developer include Soccerbet, which now features English, Italian, Greek and Turkish football leagues. The title includes a range of famous clubs from the Greek Super League, including AEK Athens, Aris Thessaloniki, Asteras …

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Low6 remains ‘on track’ for Q2 IPO

Low6 remains ‘on track’ for Q2 IPO

Low6’s plans to launch an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in Q2 2021 ‘remain on track’, according to Pires Investments – a shareholder in the mobile betting games and app developer. On 14 December 2020, Pires purchased the shares for a total consideration of £200,010. This was followed by Low6’s closure of a pre-IPO round, which subsequently raised £3.3 million in …

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Stats Perform brings in-play integrity analysis to the fight against sports manipulation 

Stats Perform will support its global stakeholders to combat match-fixing and safeguard the integrity of sports after announcing the full launch of its ‘performance integrity analysis’ service.  Merging its corporate disciplines of performance data gathering, video capture and sports analysis, Stats Perform’s new integrity service will allow sports and match officials to evaluate and assess ‘events on the field of …

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Horse Racing Ireland launches mobile app through PTI Digital collaboration

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has announced that it will launch a new mobile application, assisted by digital and data consultancy PTI Digital. The creation of the app is part of HRI’s wider digital vision that will deliver growth and revenue for the business, enhance race day experience, engage key audiences and meet wider HRI strategic objectives.  In March last year, …

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GiG’s frontend development and CMS receive ISO 27001 accreditation

GiG’s frontend development and CMS receives ISO 27001 recognition

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has been awarded an ISO 27001:2021 certification for its frontend development solution and content management system. The ISO 27001 standard uses a ‘top-down, risk-based approach’ to assessing and identifying the requirements and specifications for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS).  The certification, says GiG, is a testament to its commitment towards ‘protecting its partners and their players …

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Google allows Play Store gambling app downloads in 15 new markets

Google has updated its ‘Play Store’ developer terms and conditions, announcing that it will allow real-money app downloads for a further 15 countries. Since 2017, Google has allowed its Play Store platform to process unrestricted real money app downloads for the markets of UK, France and Ireland, whilst allowing Brazilian users to download state-licensed lottery and horseracing wagering apps.  Offering …

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