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Perform picks Amsterdam as DAZN’s innovation home

Global sports data, content and media rights distributor Perform Group has disclosed that it will launch a special propose ‘Amsterdam Development Centre’ for its DAZN sports streaming service. Launched in 2016, DAZN seeks to disrupt and revolutionise modern sports viewership and content engagement, delivering a tailored OTT streaming service to multiple international broadcast markets. Updating the media, Perform Group details …

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ICS gets PL ready by launching Alexa Skill for online bookmakers

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Punters can now receive team-by-team news and audio blasts via Amazon’s personal assistant, after Independent Content Services (ICS) launched Amazon Alexa Skill in time for the new season. The new service delivers the latest team news, in-play match reports and sports bulletins plus a daily betting brief, all compiled and recorded by ICS’s large team of specialist sports broadcast reporters. …

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Amazon ups European Football profile launching ‘Napoli Brandstore’

SSC Napoli has become the first football club to launch an integrated ‘brandstore’ on the Amazon digital retail platform. The move sees the Serie A side launch an official Amazon store portal, selling its club merchandise directly to Italy, France, Spain and the UK, with further markets expected to soon gain access to the ‘SSC Napoli Brandstore’. Updating the market, …

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Winning Post – Amazon enters the Premier League broadcasting market

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: football broadcast rights – a river runs through it… The long-predicted – but apparently difficult to nail – entry of Amazon into the market for Premier League live broadcast rights finally …

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Amazon nets landmark Premier League deal

From 2019/2020, Amazon has agreed a three year deal to stream 20 Premier League games a season after securing the league’s final broadcast package. The US tech giant has thrust itself onto the lucrative Premier League broadcasting stage, alongside Sky Sports and BT Sports, with it winning the broadcasting rights to the a first midweek set of fixtures in December, …

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Amazon renews NFL Thursday Night streaming contract

Retail technology giant Amazon has renewed its ‘Thursday Night NFL’ streaming rights contract for a further two seasons, at a cost of $130 million. The NFL’s governance has confirmed that Amazon Prime Video will continue to be its lead streaming OTT platform service for Thursday night games. The deal sees Amazon secure 11 Thursday night NFL matches, which will be …

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Lottoland offers Australian newsagents share of profits

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Lottoland Australia has offered the nation’s 4,000 news and lottery agents a profit sharing agreement, which will see newsagents receive a share on every bet on overseas lotteries that they refer to the company. Designed to “ensure wider choice for customers – and additional revenue for newsagents” through the offer of 20 percent, which it states could be worth “thousands …

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Esports as big as American football for millennials, poll suggests

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Esports is as big as American football for young Americans, according to a poll conducted by the Washington Post. 40% of 14 to 21-year-olds taking part in the poll claimed to be football fans; with 38% counting themselves as fans of esports. “The popularity of esports and online gaming among American teens and young adults as both a recreational activity …

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Sportito introduces Chatbot in fantasy sports first

Sportito has become the first daily fantasy sports (DFS) provider to introduce a Chatbot – a computer program designed to stimulate intelligent conversations and actions over the internet – to its users. The Sportito IT team has developed the platform with an innovative robotics system, which includes important characteristics such as allowing users to play on Sportito directly via Chatbot. …

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QTech to launch “Industry first” mobile recommendation app

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Asian online gaming distributor QTech has unveiled a new recommendation engine, designed utilising similar technology to digital content giants Amazon, Netflix and Spotify. Named QT Play, the firm detail that it “is the first cross-provider recommendation mobile app tailor-made for the gaming industry.” The engine works by running off technology that allows users to make a selection of any game …

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