Tag Archives: Press Association

FSB hires former SkyBet Risk Manager in business development role

Kyle Brady, a former Horse Racing Risk Manager at SkyBet, has joined FSB, as the technology supplier looks to further strengthen its business development team.  The new hire’s primary responsibilities will be to support the FSB pre-sales team as a Pre-Sales Engineer, with the task of ‘orchestrating and illuminating’ the firm’s proprietary technology stack and trading options to new customers …

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PA bolsters its Racing & Betting team with two key appointments

The Press Association (PA) has moved to bolster it’s racing and betting division’s commercial capacity, confirming two key appointments. Updating the market, Claire Hunter Gregson joins PA as Commercial Director while Richard Duncan assumes the role of Head of Business Development. A seasoned industry executive in commercial development, Hunter Gregson is the former Vice President of Business Development for Aristocrat …

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Novibet enhances racing muscle with Press Association data provisions

CIS market bookmaker Novibet has moved to significantly enhance its horseracing provisions, entering a live-data and content partnership with the Press Association (PA). The live data agreement will enable Novibet to enhance its UK and Ireland racing markets, with PA insights, racecards, form guides and in-depth statistics for hundreds of races taking place each month. Updating stakeholders, Hassan Ghalayini, Novibet’s …

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Extensive new racing channel launches in Africa

Kiron Interactive has struck a deal with Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited to launch a fixed odds betting channel – including live British, Irish and South African horse racing, and virtual racing – in betting shops throughout Africa. The new satellite channel, named Racing World, will offer fixed odds betting on British and Irish racing (Jumps and Flat), South African …

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Kiron Interactive enters multi year At The Races agreement

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Kiron Interactive has announced a new distribution partnership with At The Races (ATR) regarding its virtual racing and football offerings. The UK racing broadcaster has entered the agreement with the virtual games specialist, that will see Kiron’s full portfolio of virtual gaming content be supplied to licensed betting operators in the United Kingdom. Steven Spartinos, Chief Executive Officer of Kiron, …

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Unpredictable midweek fixtures frustrating for fantasy managers

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With a combination of unpredictable scorelines and key personnel being ‘rested,’ the Premier League’s midweek fixtures proved to be a frustrating round for fantasy managers. David Silva, Eden Hazard and Mohamed Salah were among the key names rested during gameweek 14, with a number of sides scattered throughout English footballers top division also registering crucial wins. Tony Kelshaw was the …

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bwin forms bespoke content partnership with the Press Association

International news publisher, the Press Association (PA) has been selected by European sports betting operator bwin (GVC Holdings subsidiary) as its news and content provider throughout its multiple product verticals. GVC management has approved PA journalist teams to provide exclusive content for its bwin sports betting asset. The content-led partnership aims to provide bwin with a further point of differentiation …

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The Racing Partnership licenses RDT as data provider until 2019

The Racing Partnership has licensed Racecourse Data Technologies (RDT) to provide services to on course bookmakers from its 22 racecourses. The licensing has formalised RDT’s role as an on course technology service provider to Racing Partnership racecourses until the end of 2019. RDT will play an integral role in ensuring that The Racing Partnership can deliver fast and reliable data, …

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