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Sportradar takes the wraps off new Virtual Cricket In-Play betting solution

Sportradar has moved to strengthen its portfolio of cricket products and services today with the unveiling of Virtual Cricket In-Play.  Described by the sports tech firm as the “first in-play virtual-betting solution for the sport”, the new product fully leverages Sportradar’s historic database to generate a ‘real-match’ cricket experience in a virtual setting, bringing fans closer to the action. Virtual …

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LSports broadens BetBooster offer with handball and cricket

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Sports data solutions provider, LSports, has broadened its BetBooster coverage with the new additions of handball and cricket this week. Now live with 10 popular sports including soccer, tennis, basketball and more, BetBooster has achieved record success rates, said the firm.  The automated AI-based betting tips generator supports over 100 betting markets, both in-play and pre-match, with complete bet slip …

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SBC Digital – India: Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development

Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development in India

The main goal for introducing a legalised sports betting framework across India is to protect the end user, said Sportradar’s William Howie, who stressed that regulated operators have a responsibility to ensure that their offering is more engaging than that of the grey market. Howie, Head of Premium Cricket at Sportradar, spoke as part of a cricket-focused panel at this …

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New Zealand Cricket appoints Stats Perform to revitalise data capacity

Stats Perform has continued its strong commercial momentum by confirming that it has become lead data distributor and AI innovations partner for New Zealand Cricket (NZC). Under the agreement, Stats Perform’s analytics unit Opta will lead NZC data collection and insights, revitalising syndicated NZC match data for commercial and integrity purposes, and providing a greater depth of match insights and …

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Mark Wilson: How FSB is meeting the recreational cricket punter’s demands

On the eve of England’s final test match against Pakistan, FSB Head of Trading Mark Wilson (pictured) gave SBC News valuable insight on the rise of cricket algorithms and how he and FSB had to quickly adapt their cricket strategy during lockdown. SBC: International cricket made a return earlier this summer with the Test series. Can cricket step-up to the …

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MGA and ICC form data-sharing collaboration

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has strengthened its sports integrity capacity by entering a data-sharing agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC). The announcement sees the MGA continue its 2020 agenda of collaborating with wider industry stakeholders, seeking to directly tackle online gambling’s current threats and future challenges. The ICC governs and administrates international cricket across the world, with its …

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Former international cricketer Nasir Jamshed jailed for T20 spot-fixing

Following investigations by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA), former Pakistan international cricketer Nasir Jamshed has been sentenced to 17 months in prison after implementing spot-fixing practices in a variety of T20 tournaments in Bangladesh and Pakistan. In a statement issued by the NCA on Friday, it was revealed that Jamshed alongside British nationals Yousef Anwar and Mohammed Ijaz admitted conspiring …

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Gaurav Assomull: Livepools – Fantasy numbers a realistic goal in India

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Growing player numbers from 300,000 to 10 million in just two-and-a-half years may seem like an impossible goal for any business, but as Gaurav Assomull of fantasy sports platform LivePools explains, conditions in India are right for exactly that kind of expansion. The continuing lack of regulated online gambling markets in all but two of India’s 36 states and union …

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ECB launches cricket integrity hotline

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The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has partnered with independent crime-fighting agency CrimeStoppers to launch a confidential corruption hotline, titled – ‘The Cricket Integrity Line’. The ECB launches its integrity hotline, as the English cricket season begins this April/May period, with its service allowing players and officials to ‘report suspicious activity anonymously’. The integrity hotline will be managed by …

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