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IMG ARENA: revolutionising betting with next-gen interactive streaming features

SBC News IMG ARENA: revolutionising betting with next-gen interactive streaming features

Having developed no less than five ‘ground-breaking’ streaming enhancements, IMG ARENA believes it is set to redefine the user experience for bettors and unite fragmented betting journeys to drive added value for sportsbooks… Over the past few years, technological advancements have revolutionised the accessibility and convenience of engaging in sports betting. In particular, the rapid progress in computing power and …

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Jordan Levin: OpenBet DNA strengthened by IMG ARENA refresh

SBC News Jordan Levin: OpenBet DNA strengthened by IMG ARENA refresh

Jordan Levin is confident that the Integration of IMG ARENA under OpenBet will create global gambling’s most sophisticated technology business, delivering end-to-end sports data, technology and content ecosystem for betting operators and rightsholders. Levin told SBCNews following the disclosure by NYSE sports and entertainment firm Endeavor Co that it had taken the decision to merge IMG ARENA’s business with OpenBet. …

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IMG partners CricViz for West Indies data and streaming rights

SBC News IMG partners CricViz for West Indies data and streaming rights

IMG ARENA, in partnership with cricket data and analytics provider CricViz, has secured the exclusive global data and streaming rights for Cricket West Indies. The sports data and technology supplier will capture official data from over 450 matches across the West Indies Men’s and Women’s national teams, West Indies Under 19, West Indies Academy and various domestic leagues. Notably, this …

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IMG ARENA: From Sleeping Giant to Revenue Driver: The Impact of Expanded Markets in Golf Betting

SBC News IMG ARENA: From Sleeping Giant to Revenue Driver: The Impact of Expanded Markets in Golf Betting

Rowan Northcott, IMG Arena’s Commercial Partnerships Manager for Golf, was joined by DraftKings’ Head of Golf Trading Stuart Purling and PGA TOUR’s VP Gaming Scott Warfield to discuss why golf has “all the hallmarks” of a perfect in-play betting product. The trio share their views on why the sport should be a staple in any sportsbook’s portfolio before explaining why …

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IMG Arena enhances links to US football with MLS Next Pro tracking data

SBC News IMG Arena enhances links to US football with MLS Next Pro tracking data

IMG Arena has extended its partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) to now provide player and ball tracking data to MLS Next Pro. The platform will collect data for player performance analysis using its ‘deep tech, cloud-based’ platform for MLS Next Pro – classified as part of the third tier of the US football system. Freddie Longe, President of IMG …

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IMG ARENA secures NWSL data aiding the league’s global expansion

SBC News IMG ARENA secures NWSL data aiding the league’s global expansion

IMG ARENA has secured the global data and streaming rights for the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and been appointed as its official integrity partner. The exclusive multi-year deal will see the technology supplier deliver data from over 161 NWSL and UKG NWSL Challenge Cup games each season for its network – which contains around 460 sportsbook operators – and …

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IMG seeking strengthened sportsbook offering with Leap acquisition closure

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IMG Arena has further strengthened its sports betting and gaming capabilities, announcing today that its acquisition of Leap Gaming has been fully completed. The sports data and technology supplier first secured terms to acquire Leap back in December 2022 for an undisclosed sum, which has still not been confirmed, after making an initial investment in the firm in 2018. With …

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IMG Arena files against Stats Perform for alleged data rights breaches

SBC News IMG Arena files against Stats Perform for alleged data rights breaches

IMG Arena has filed against Stats Perform over alleged breaches of exclusive data collection rights during Austrian, Czech, German, Greek, and Swiss soccer matches.  In the claim, IMG Arena alleges: “At various times, Stats Perform has for the purposes of its businesses been operating a multijurisdictional, unauthorised ring of data collectors (or unofficial ‘scouts’), which it sends to matches at …

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IMG Arena bolsters football offering with Norway’s Eliteserien and OBOS-Ligaen

SBC News IMG Arena bolsters football offering with Norway’s Eliteserien and OBOS-Ligaen

IMG Arena has secured the global betting streaming rights for Norwegian football’s top two divisions – Eliteserien and OBOS-Ligaen. The sports data and technology business – for the betting, media and performance sectors – will access 485 matches across the two leagues, which are played between April and November. Mark Wrigley, Senior Director of Rights at IMG Arena, commented: “This …

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IMG ARENA: growing rights holders’ reach in the data age of sport

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Having secured a monumental deal with Major League Soccer (MLS) earlier this year, IMG ARENA President Freddie Longe spoke with SBC Leaders Magazine how the two organisations will work together to revolutionise the fan experience and extend the reach of rights holders in an era that’s becoming increasingly dominated by the power of data. First off, how did the deal …

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