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SBC Magazine Issue 8: International expansion and picking up the sporting slack

Magazine

A focus on international expansion and how we, as the betting and gaming industry, will get through COVID-19 are the key themes throughout Issue 8 of SBC Magazine. Now available to view HERE, it starts by tracking the journey of Giovanni Garrisi from a mathematician beating the pools to starting a 50/50 JV with Stanley Leisure, seizing an opportunity to …

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Colossus Bets backs Central Park sweepstakes

Following the decision to move greyhound racing behind closed doors, pool betting operator Colossus Bets has backed a number of kennel sweepstakes events at Central Park. Starting next week, heats will be staged on the Kent track’s SIS-covered Monday and Tuesday cards with the finals live on RPGTV on Sunday night. The operator was initially due to sponsor the longstanding …

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SIS continues international expansion with Poolbet.ru deal

Racing content and data services provider Sports Information Services (SIS) has strengthened its presence in the Russian market after securing a new deal with Poolbet.ru.  The new agreement will see SIS distribute its World Greyhound Tote Pool, allowing Poolbet.ru to accept and transfer bets into the pool of British greyhound racing content by integrating the end-to-end solution, which consists of …

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Paul Witten, SIS: Evolving your product offer with 24/7 content

Paul Witten, Product Director at SIS, told SBC Magazine how racing events 24/7 are driving additional revenues for operators globally, helped by the appropriate localised approach. Horse racing and greyhound betting events are becoming a key part of the product offer for international operators in a number of new territories, including regions where there has previously been little racing heritage. …

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SIS joins All-in Diversity ranks

SIS (Sports Information Services) distributor of racing data, content and media rights has followed the growing ranks of industry incumbents and stakeholders joining the membership stable of the All-in Diversity Project (AiDP). As part of its membership commitment, SIS will help drive the diversity and equality agenda within the gambling industry, with the partnership scheme designed to help facilitate the …

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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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BHA and HRI to carry out non-standard race times trial

In collaboration with Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) will carry out a four-week trial of non-standard race times which will be held in February 2020. Non-standard race times refers to races not programmed on the standard 5-minute marks (e.g. 3:08pm). The trial seeks to explore the potential benefits to the sport and its customers of adopting …

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SportNation.bet expands racing capacity with SIS

SBTech

SportNation.bet has become the first sportsbook operating on SBTech platform provisions to offer live streaming of international racing and domestic greyhound racing, following the signature of a major deal with SIS.   The Argyll Entertainment brand, will offer its UK and Irish customers with extensive live fixtures from major international tracks including the likes of Meydan and Jebel Ali – which …

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SIS appoints Angel Calderon as Spanish markets sales lead

Racing content and data services provider Sports Information Services (SIS) has moved to boost its Spanish and Latin American commercial development, confirming the appointment of Angel Calderon as a Digital Sales Manager. Calderon joins SIS’ commercial team, following a successful 11-year stint at Bolsa Madrid gaming firm Grupo Codere, where he was a key figure in the firm’s B2B business …

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HKJC prize bumps up Betting Shop Manager of the Year award

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has added further prestige to this year’s ‘Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year’ award, confirming that the winner will be further rewarded with a ‘once a lifetime trip’ to Hong Kong. Racing Post and SIS have whittled down a final field of 24 shop managers, competing for the award which will be …

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