Tag Archives: Opta

New Zealand Cricket appoints Stats Perform to revitalise data capacity

Stats Perform has continued its strong commercial momentum by confirming that it has become lead data distributor and AI innovations partner for New Zealand Cricket (NZC). Under the agreement, Stats Perform’s analytics unit Opta will lead NZC data collection and insights, revitalising syndicated NZC match data for commercial and integrity purposes, and providing a greater depth of match insights and …

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Stats Perform serves WTA critical data and AI upgrade 

Stats Perform has been commissioned to undertake a sweeping reform of the WTA’s AI and data capabilities, enhancing professional women’s tennis’ commercial opportunities.  Marked as a ‘landmark agreement for women’s sport’, Stats Perform will take charge of the WTA data feed arrangements, content distribution and AI-driven innovations, to bolster the commercial capacity of WTA syndicated matches and events for broadcast, …

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Ladbrokes launches 5-A-Side accas as lead Premier League offer

Ladbrokes has launched a ‘first-of-its-kind’ accumulator bet, available to its football punters, which will allow them to build their own 5-A-Side team for any Premier League match day.  Delivering a new innovation to its accumulator offers, Ladbrokes will enable its players to choose from one of six team formations and pick five from nine types of player to build a …

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Scott Longley – Confusion reigns over FDC’s second betting rights deal

Scott Longley breaks down Football DataCo’s decision to split its data rights distribution package for English and Scottish football between two separate vendors for betting services. Recognised as betting’s most valuable data rights, appeasing distributor dynamics would always be a complex matter… __________________ It is some feat to conclude two exclusive global deals for what would appear to be the …

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CSA selects Stats Perform as its exclusive official data partner

Stats Perform has been selected as the exclusive Official Data Partner for Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) domestic and international competitions. As part of the agreement, Stats Perform’s Opta and RunningBall data brands will collect, analyse and deliver official data as well as ball-by-ball in-play data to both broadcasters and betting operators. Further provisions, see Stats Perform further distribute exclusive live …

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MLS expands Stats Perform data remit to cover all media and betting disciplines

Major League Soccer (MLS) has moved to expand its data and integrity capacities by confirming long-term technology partner Stats Perform as lead data rights distributor, for media, betting and broadcast industries. Updating stakeholders, the MLS confirms a new ‘comprehensive agreement’ with Stats Perform utilising the data management systems of Runningball, OPTA and further integrity provisions as the exclusive rights holders to …

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Stats Perform secures Argentine Football Association deal

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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

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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

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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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