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Better Collective cools Spotlight Sports M&A speculation

Better Collective AS has branded UK media reports as ‘highly speculative‘ of its’ front runner interest’ in acquiring Spotlight Sports Group for £500 million. This weekend, The Sunday Times reported that private equity fund Exponent LLP, the majority investor of Spotlight Sports since 2016, had placed its racing and betting media asset ‘under starters orders‘  for a sale to be executed in …

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AllSported goes private to pursue ‘aggressive growth strategy’

Racing Post, Banach and TXODDS’s horseracing solution, AllSported, has been taken private following what is being described as a ‘substantial investment’.  The financial injection in the former three-way venture will be used to support an ‘aggressive’ growth strategy, facilitated by the new ownership that increases agility for the one-stop platform’s product development. Taking full control over its own operations, AllSported …

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Rob Lee: Spotlight Sports – Winter World Cup to challenge bookmakers product aptitude

With 250 days until the first-ever Winter World Cup, Spotlight Sports Group Senior VP of Technology Rob Lee has taken time to discuss how important it is to get your product right in the run-up to the tournament. Lee, who recently joined the group from Sky Bet, also outlines the value of sportsbooks’ in-play products with games being televised around …

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Spotlight Sports Group partners with Paddy Power for Cheltenham showcase

Spotlight Sports Group will bolster its Cheltenham Festival coverage with the launch of a new mini-series in partnership with Paddy Power. The live daily show, which will be named Good Morning Cheltenham, will be presented by Racing Post’s David Jennings – who will be joined by a number of guests including Paul Kealy, Mick Fitzgerald, Matt Chapman and Paddy Power. …

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Star Sports boosts content coverage with Spotlight Sports

Star Sports has announced a new retail content agreement with Spotlight Sports Group, that will see its 18 UK betting shop locations enhanced by the premium content suite of the Racing Post delivering betting news, insights and information.    The Partnership will see Spotlight Sports deliver a daily informative print product that covers upcoming horseracing and football fixtures including insights, racecards …

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Spotlight Sports strikes Spanish-language content deal with Diario AS

Spotlight Sports Group and sports publisher Diario AS have entered into a new collaborative agreement, with a stated aim of generating ‘high value revenue streams’. The deal will see the technology, content and media company – which specialises primarily in the sports betting and fantasy sports sectors, including operating the Racing Post – cooperate on management of Diario’s Spanish-language AS.com …

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Racing Post lands December Gold Cup sponsorship at Cheltenham

Racing Post, part of Spotlight Sports Group, has announced a new agreement with Cheltenham racecourse to sponsor the December Gold Cup. The Grade 3 handicap chase, one of the highlights of the international meeting, will be staged as the Racing Post Gold Cup on Saturday 11 December. It will be broadcast via the Spotlight Sports Group-owned racing news outlet’s app …

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Spotlight Sports Group rolls out Superfeed to bet365

bet365 has secured access to an expanded range of international horseracing content after agreeing a new three-year agreement with Spotlight Sports Group.  Through the partnership, customers across all of bet365’s domains – including those licenced in North America – will benefit from Spotlight Sports Group’s Superfeed content engine which is offered via a single integration. Content from Racing Post, offered …

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Racing Post remains ‘committed to Irish racing’ with Leopardstown renewal

The Racing Post and Leopardstown have announced an extension to their partnership, with the outlet providing title sponsorship and race sponsorship of day one of the racecourse’s Christmas Festival. Under the terms of the four-year agreement, day one of the festival will continue to be called Racing Post Day, whilst the feature race of the day will be billed as …

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