Tag Archives: Opta

Stats Perform secures Argentine Football Association deal

Argentine

Stats Perform will bring a more immersive betting experience to global fans of Argentinian football after striking a five-year deal with the Argentine Football Association (AFA) for the rights to global betting video and data across the body’s major competitions. This includes the headline Superliga Argentina, as well as the Copa Superliga Argentina, Argentina Cup and Recopa Argentina.  Under the …

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Perform’s ‘Opta Fast Player Statistics’: Strange looks in the pub, but a breakthrough second screen experience

Fast Player

In the first of an irregular series road-testing new sports betting innovations, SBC News’ Luke Massey unearths a second-screen gem in Perform’s Opta Fast Player Statistics feed… The first quarter of 2019 saw Sky Bet, bet365, Ladbrokes and Coral launch new player betting experiences. The offerings combine pre-match and in-play markets like player passes and shots with new, real-time display …

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Sky Bet and bet365 launch Perform’s new Opta Fast Player Statistics Feed

Sky Bet

Sky Bet and bet365 have been confirmed as the launch partners for the new real-time Fast Player Statistics Feed from Perform – a service powered by live sports data from Opta. The two leading operators are the first to develop in-play products powered by the new feed, which supplies highly detailed in-play statistics for automated live trading and fast settlement …

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Perform Content secures La Liga video betting rights until 2023

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Perform Content has reinforced its deep relationship with La Liga, the governing body for the top two divisions of Spanish Football, after agreeing to a new video betting rights extension. The agreement, which commenced at the start of the 2018/19 season, sees Perform Content remain the exclusive La Liga betting video streaming provider until the 2022/23 season. The deal covers …

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Structural change sees Perform rebrand to DAZN Group

Perform Group has undertaken a corporate branding and structural overhaul, to better communicate the firm’s new business identity following a number of enterprise changes. As a business Perform Group rebrands to ‘DAZN Group’ and splits its operating structure into two divisions; DAZN and Perform Content. Moving forward, DAZN will act as the consumer-facing property of the company, servicing its flagship …

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Andy Wright – Sky Bet – The increasing influence of player props

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Team and players statistics are playing an increasingly integral role within the global sports wagering sphere, with the changing role of fans and the rising need for a deeper level of data seemingly having a direct knock-on effect. With a major change being undertaken in recent years, sports analytics firm Opta are one of the driving forces behind sports data …

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Betting on Football delivers blueprint for player props perfection

Betting on Football

Perform Group and Sky Bet will join forces at this week’s Betting on Football (20-23 March) to expose what’s changed to drive the boom in betting on player and team stats. Featuring SVP of Perform Betting Shane Gannon, Sky Bet Head of Trading Andy Wright and Opta Chief Analyst Duncan Alexander, ‘Opta and Sky Bet’s blueprint for player props perfection’ …

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Opta and Sky Bet bring football stats into the fan conversation

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Three astonishing things happened in the Premier League on 4 March 2018. Firstly, Manchester City broke the record for most passes in a match. Secondly, City’s German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan broke the records for most touches, most passes and most completed passes. But perhaps most astonishing of all was the number of international broadcasters, newspapers and social media posts highlighting …

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Perform Group’s John Harlow: Reinventing the role of the second-screen for betting

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Last week, John Harlow, SVP for Betting at Perform Group, revealed the slogan that explains why they’re seeing such interest in more detailed player data – ‘The game is the same, but the fan has changed’. Seven days on, we asked him to explain how much of this behaviour change is a derivative of fantasy sports, and tease some of …

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John Harlow – Perform Opta 3D: Why visualisation is a key dynamic for bookmakers

Having launched Betsson AB as the first betting customer of Opta 3D football visualisations services, SBC speaks to John Harlow SVP of Betting for Perform Group, on why industry stakeholders are placing a higher emphasis on delivering immersive product capabilities to boost player engagement. Harlow details to SBC the new trading and user dynamics brought to market by Opta 3D, …

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