Tag Archives: Jamie McKittrick

Kambi extends multi-sport US-facing deal with Sportradar

Kambi will continue to leverage Sportradar’s US sports data offering, covering a range of prominent leagues and tournaments, under the terms of a five-year extension agreement. The contract renewal will see Sportradar continue to supply the international sports betting supplier with data from the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) as well as …

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BOSE: An omni-channel future for retail sports betting

The past one and half years has posed serious challenges to the betting industry across the board, most notably the retail sector, with national lockdowns across Europe accelerating the consumer shift towards online verticals. For the betting and gaming experts on the ‘Improving the retail betting experience’ panel – sponsored by Golden Race and moderated by Bettormetrics Commercial Director Paul …

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Industry innovations on display at Betting on Sports Europe

For European betting industry stakeholders interested in past, present and future innovations in the space, next week’s Betting on Sports Europe event in London will be the place to be. Hosted at the Stamford Bridge stadium, home to Chelsea FC, between 9-11 November, the event will showcase six tracks of panel discussions and speeches from prominent betting industry representatives – …

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Kambi restructures commercial team with Entain appointment

Kambi Group Plc has restructured its business development unit after appointing former Entain Plc commercial lead Jamie McKittrick as new VP of Commercial Management alongside the promotion of Sarah Robertson to VP of Sales.  A 20-year industry executive, McKittrick will be responsible for managing the Stockholm-listed group’s commercial arrangements with third-parties, including formulation and oversight of data partnerships. Robertson, meanwhile, will …

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Stats Perform agrees six-year WTA data deal with GVC Holdings

WTA - (200229) -- DOHA, Feb. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Ashleigh Barty of Australia hits a return during the women's singles semi-final match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the 2020 WTA Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, Feb. 28, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)

Stats Perform has backed up its landmark data deal with the WTA Tour by reaching a six-year agreement with GVC Holdings, soon to become Entain Plc. As part of the deal, it will provide a new and exclusive, official WTA tennis data service enabling in-play bets to be placed across GVC, whose sportsbook brands include bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, …

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Matt Scarrott: Alternative markets will struggle to compete with the bigger sports

Alternative markets have increasingly come to the fore over the last few months as bookmakers sought to offer new betting opportunities for punters during the global pandemic. While these markets have proven popular, Matt Scarrott, Director of Sportsbook at BetVictor, stated that they will never provide the same allure as the big sports that we are used to. Speaking at …

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GVC secures global racing partnership with BetMakers

GVC Holdings has strengthened its commitment to racing after securing a new global racing partnership with Australia-based BetMakers Technology Group, which will roll out BetMakers’ technology and wagering products rolled out in Australia and other international markets. Under the terms of the new agreement, BetMakers has confirmed that it will continue to service GVC Australia brands. However, it has now …

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Bet Builder: An industry game-changer fast becoming a necessity

Bet Builder

One of the most innovative additions to sportsbooks over the last 12 months has undoubtedly been the Bet Builder. So much so that Amazing Gaming, a fully managed sportsbook and data feed provider launched by Tain, has prioritised development of the product as part of its 2019 roadmap. Keep reading for more from the company’s Sports Betting COO Robert Wintersteller, …

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