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Sportradar nets NBA real-time data & statistics global distribution partnership

SBC News Sportradar nets NBA real-time data & statistics global distribution partnership

The NBA has announced a multiyear global data and statistics distribution agreement with Sportradar and Second Spectrum. Restructuring its data, insights and analysis infrastructure, the NBA will implement a new Sportradar and Second Spectrum developed state-of- the-art league-wide player tracking system. Beginning season 2017/18 the partnership will further see Sportradar become the official ‘Global Distributor’ of real-time NBA league and match …

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Sportradar looks to secure US sports’ full-house with NBA data rights deal

SBC News Sportradar looks to secure US sports' full-house with NBA data rights deal

Sports data and insights provider Sportradar AG is reported to be in the final stages of closing a six-year data-rights contract with the NBA valued at $250 million. Its contract with the NBA will cover an array of data-distribution rights on behalf of the professional league, including match analysis, data reporting, statistics and the development of a streaming product. In …

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Unibet secures American Sports Podcast sponsorship

SBC News Unibet secures American Sports Podcast sponsorship

Online Bookmakers Unibet have agreed to sponsor the popular ‘Americarnage’ American Sports Podcast, launching in time for America’s biggest sporting event of the year: Super Bowl 50. The sports podcast at americanage.co.uk, which boasts over 200 episodes and a highly loyal audience of fans, is anchored by notable broadcasters Nat Coombs and Mike Carlson, both recognisable faces from American sports shows …

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ESPN – DOJ & NFL agreed sports betting to be a ‘game of skill’

SBC News ESPN - DOJ & NFL agreed sports betting to be a ‘game of skill’

US sports network ESPN has disclosed that the Department of Justice and the NFL in legal documents have considered, sports betting to be a ‘game of skill’. The definition used by both parties may become a vital distinction in the progress of legalised sports betting within the US. ESPN, North America’s biggest sports broadcaster, discovered the documents by searching public …

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NBA drops opposition to Canadian sports betting bill C290

SBC News NBA drops opposition to Canadian sports betting bill C290

The NBA has become the first US pro league to openly drop its opposition towards the Canadian single sports betting bill C290. Following the conclusion of the NBA 2015 Finals this week, the Canadian Gaming Association disclosed a statement noting the support of NBA for sports betting in Canada “as long as there is an appropriate legislative framework that protects …

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Silver gains sports betting support from NBA owners

SBC News Silver gains sports betting support from NBA owners

Having stated his support for opening US sports betting markets and allowing betting wagers on professional sports, NBA Chief Commissioner Adam Silver appears to have gained support on the subject matter from several NBA franchise governance and owners. In a recent interview with online sports portal Bleacher Report Radio, La Lakers President Jeanie Buss stated approval for Adam Silvers pro-stance …

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Las Vegas gears up for monumental 2nd May betting weekend

SBC News Las Vegas gears up for monumental 2nd May betting weekend

Licensed Nevada sports betting enterprises are expecting between $50-$60 million to be wagered on the 2 May mega fight between Unbeaten Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather vs Manny ‘Pac-Man’ Pacquiao. Licensed Las Vegas sportsbooks expect the weekend of 2 May to rival betting wagers placed on this year’s NFL Super Bowl. Last week Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight officials revealed that the fight …

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