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FlightScope buyout sees IMG Arena bolster its tech unit  

IMG Arena has acquired FlightScope Services, bolstering its data gathering, insights and analysis capacity for tennis and golf.  Based in Gliwice, Poland, the FlightScope team is set to be fully incorporated within IMG Arena’s sports tech unit, which will be significantly expanded with 160 new employees as a result of the deal. The enlarged tech unit will be led by …

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IMG Arena and EuroLeague Basketball launch ‘vintage betting product’

IMG Arena and EuroLeague Basketball launch ‘vintage betting product’

IMG Arena has strengthened its product portfolio with the launch of EuroLeague Instant Legends, in collaboration with EuroLeague Basketball. The new product, created by Leap Gaming, will draw upon official ‘vintage footage’ from players over the past 10 years to create instant betting events via randomly grouped clips. “We are extremely proud of our partnership with EuroLeague Basketball,” said Freddie …

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IMG Arena nets Ekstraklasa partnership extension

Sports betting service and content hub IMG Arena has added a multi-year extension to its live-streaming partnership with Poland’s premier football league, the Ekstraklasa. The global deal, which does not include Poland, will allow sports betting operators to benefit from a package of live footage from the league.  Freddie Longe, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of IMG ARENA, said: …

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IMG ARENA pockets WST partnership extension

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IMG ARENA has added an extension to its live streaming rights agreement with the World Snooker Tour (WST). The extended deal builds on the existing live streaming agreement, now covering a greater number of matches and tournaments on the Tour. Freddie Longe, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of IMG ARENA, said: “This significant extension and expansion of our relationship …

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Low6 strikes UFC partnership with new FTP app

Mixed martial arts organisation UFC has struck a new partnership with Low6, the developer tasked with building the new UFC PICKS app Promising to deliver ‘a new second screen experience that puts the fan at the center of the action’, UFC PICKS will give users the chance to pit their knowledge against each other and create custom tournaments based on …

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IMG ARENA enhances basketball offering with LBA deal

Sports betting service and content hub IMG ARENA has boosted its basketball offering after securing the worldwide betting rights for the Lega Società di Pallacanestro Serie A (LBA). In a five-year deal, IMG ARENA will gain the rights for all LBA events, beginning with the recent 50th anniversary of the prestigious Supercoppa won by A|X Armani Exchange Milano. Freddie Longe, …

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IMG ARENA inks Misli streaming partnership

Sports betting service and content hub IMG ARENA has agreed to provide its streaming services to Turkish operator Misli.com after the duo inked a new partnership. Misli is one of a limited number of regulated online sports betting operators in Turkey, having been licensed by the state’s Spor Toto Teşkilat Başkanlığı. Under the terms of the new partnership, Misli’s customers …

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Pronet appoints Mark Schmidt to lead African commercial drive

Pronet Gaming has confirmed the appointment of Mark Schmidt as its Director of Sales for Africa, who will be charged with accelerating commercial growth across the continent. Lauded as a key executive hire, Schmidt holds 11-years experience working within African wagering and sports markets, having most recently led Africa and Middle East commercial development for IMG Arena. Beyond Schmidt’s proven …

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IMG Arena nets major media extension with Brazil’s Liga Nacional de Basquete

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Global sports betting content hub and innovation studio, IMG ARENA has confirmed that it has secured a six-season extension to its global live-streaming partnership with  Liga Nacional de Basquete (LNB), Brazil’s highest tier of professional basketball. The new deal covers an increased number of NBB matches and the Copa Super 8. Launched in December 2008, the LNB brought together the …

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IMG ARENA boosts table tennis offering with WTT deal

IMG ARENA has entered into a long-term partnership with World Table Tennis (WTT) which will see the sports betting service and content hub gain worldwide live betting streaming and data rights for WTT events. Under the terms of the agreement, sports betting operators will gain access to content from events organised by WTT, including the World Table Tennis Championships. Freddie …

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