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Kambi signs Inspired as exclusive virtual sports provider 

SBC News Kambi signs Inspired as exclusive virtual sports provider 

B2B gaming company Inspired Entertainment has signed a new agreement with sports betting firm Kambi Group plc to integrate the Inspired Virtual Sports product suite into the latter’s sportsbook platform. The agreement to sign Inspired as an exclusive virtual sports partner was reached after a ‘rigorous competitive procurement process’ undertaken by Kambi. For Inspired, company CEO and President Brooks Pierce …

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All the data in the world, but what to do with it? Examining an expansive landscape

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Betting stakeholders don’t need to look far to see the overwhelming importance of data in the fast-paced sector, heavily driven by bet builders and stats-wagering markets.  As the year comes to a close with the 2022 FIFA World Cup, if one was to cast a look back over the year they would see it is littered with data partnerships between …

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The content conundrum: Kambi’s Jamie McKittrick examines media and data complexities

SBC News The content conundrum: Kambi’s Jamie McKittrick examines media and data complexities

Content is King across any sector with a large digital presence, but in betting and gaming is somewhat of a battlefield, with varying sporting schedules as well as the double-edged sword of data and media rights to consider.  As the SBC Summit Barcelona edges closer, Senior Vice President Of Commercial Operations at Kambi, Jamie McKittrick, shared his views on how …

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Kambi promotes Cecilia Wachtmeister to Group CCO

SBC News Kambi promotes Cecilia Wachtmeister to Group CCO

Kambi Group Plc has confirmed the promotion of Cecilia Wachtmeister as new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of the Stockholm Nasdaq listed sports betting technology group. A member of Kambi’s executive management team since 2019, Wachtmeister has formally served as the group’s EVP of Business and Group Functions.  An expert in tech enterprise and commercial development, Wachtmeister is the former VP …

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Kambi extends multi-sport US-facing deal with Sportradar

SBC News 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

SBC News 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

SBC News 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

SBC News 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

SBC News 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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