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DOWNLOAD: Superbet CEO stars in first SBC Magazine for 2020

SBC Magazine

Romanian betting operator Superbet will use an injection of cash from Blackstone to build a bigger online profile as it tries to replicate the success of its retail business.  That’s according to new CEO Johnny Hartnett, the subject of our lead interview for the first SBC Magazine of the year, which is now available to download HERE. Hartnett, who joined …

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Sporting Solutions wins Norsk Tipping tender

Norsk

Sporting Solutions has won a tender to supply Norwegian state-run operator Norsk Tipping with pricing and risk management services. The decision followed a competitive procurement process in which six companies applied to deliver data and risk management services for the operator’s new sports betting solution. The services will be integrated into the sports betting solution powered by Optima, who last year …

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SBC’s Year In Review: February 2019’s big betting news

As 2019 comes to a close SBC looks through the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports betting world.  This second edition looks at February and more specifically at the data breakdown behind sports betting, the evolution of SIS’ product to meet the needs of bettors, Sky Racing’s first month of operation, and Optima’s …

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Carsten Koerl, Sportradar: Playing a fair game keeps us coming back

Sportradar

Carsten Koerl, CEO at Sportradar, explains why “working with the utmost integrity” to safeguard businesses from corruption remains at the foundation of its operations, before highlighting some of the company’s “standout moments” for 2019. This included becoming the first industry supplier to hold data distribution deals with each of the ‘big four’ US sports leagues, hiring former Interwetten CEO Werner …

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Becher to lead Sportradar’s US betting strategy

Becher

Former Interwetten CEO Werner Becher has joined Sportradar as the company’s new managing director of US betting based in New York. Becher will be focused on the growth, development and execution of Sportradar’s betting strategy in the US, including the deployment of capital through “organic and inorganic investments” such as the recent acquisition of Optima. He left Interwetten in December …

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IWG lands three-year instant win deal for Loterie Nationale

IWG

Instant Win Gaming (IWG) will drive the next phase of online lottery growth in Belgium through an extension of its partnership with International Game Technology (IGT). Loterie Nationale, the country’s National Lottery, has handed IWG a three-year contract to deliver its instant win content following a competitive procurement process. The supplier will, therefore, be integrating its own Progressive Play Remote …

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Norsk Tipping confirms integrated platform deal with Optima and Sportradar

Norwegian state gaming operator Norsk Tipping has confirmed that sports betting omni-channel platform supplier Optima has won the tender to supply the firm with a new sportsbook integral solution for potentially the next 12 years. The successful offer also included integrated sports data feed and trading services from Sportradar, the major sports betting services supplier which last week agreed a …

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Optima’s Jacob Lopez and Sportradar’s Carsten Koerl: Combining to deliver the strongest one-stop-shop for sports betting

one-stop-shop

We learned late last week that Sportradar, a global leader in delivering sports data and content, had completed the acquisition of sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform provider Optima in a deal effective immediately. Just a few days on we caught up with Optima CEO Jacob Lopez and Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl for their reaction to forming this new one-stop-shop …

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Optima acquisition sees Sportradar offer full betting solution

OPTIMA

Sports data and content supplier Sportradar has confirmed the acquisition of the award-winning sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform business Optima, with the deal effective immediately. The acquisition sees Optima extending Sportradar’s current betting services portfolio to become a full-service B2B data, betting, trading and player management platform business. Acquiring Seville based Optima, Sportradar governance details that will create a …

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Betfred expansion points towards Spain

Betfred has this morning confirmed that it will enter the regulated Spanish gambling market, having secured DGOJ licences to operate online B2C sportsbook and casino services. Entering 2019, the UK legacy betting group underlined its intentions to launch a Spanish online gambling business, seeking to diversify its market make-up and revenue channels. Confirming Betfred’s Spanish market developments, Group Chief Operating …

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