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Job of the Week: Java Developer

LOCATION: Salford JOB TYPE: Full Time Hands-on software development in the SIS development team. Objectives: To work on the development of products to grow and expand the SIS business, specifically sports data related system and applications. To apply design, coding standards, change and version control, documentation and testing standards as appropriate. Build, design, test and deployment of new products. To …

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Ladbrokes employee takes Betting Shop Manager Award

Adam Hurley of Ladbrokes has scooped the 2014 Betting Shop Manager of the Year award. The manager of the Winchecombe Street branch in Cheltenham beat a strong final eight, also including Ladbrokes’’ Kirsteen Sutherland who was the regional winner for Scotland. Hurley, who has been with the company since the age of 18, commented: “I’m so honoured to have won …

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Witten joins SIS from Tipp24

Horseracing broadcaster and data supplier SIS has appointed former Ladbrokes and Betfair executive Paul Witten as Commercial Director. Witten joins SIS  from Tipp24, the German lottery business and is tasked with making SIS’s planned growth initiatives a success and will enhance the strength of its core video and data into retail betting products. His key responsibilities will include strengthening the …

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SIS signs Spanish football data deal

LB O supplier SIS has been appointed as the official data partner of the Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) to collect and exclusively distribute live data from the Spanish leagues to the betting industry. Liga BBVA, won last season by Atletico Madrid ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid, is watched by more than 300 million viewers across the globe. The …

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SIS becomes data partner of Spanish Football League

SIS has been appointed as the official data partner of the Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) to collect and exclusively distribute live data from the Spanish leagues to the betting industry. Liga BBVA, won last season by Atletico Madrid ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid, is watched by more than 300 million viewers across the globe. The three-year agreement, from …

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SIS strengthens its content streaming capabilities

Broadcaster Satellite Information Services (SIS) has established an ongoing relationship with Level 3 Communications Inc., one of the largest content delivery network providers in the world. The firms describe this as ‘a significant agreement between two market leaders’ and facilitates the delivery of SIS’s existing and future rights-based streamed betting content services over a global network. This relationship emphasises SIS’s …

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Health & Safety review upgrades SIS OB operations

LBO channel broadcaster SIS Racing’s Outside Broadcast division is aiming to set new benchmarks in the way it operates its on-course services. SIS has launched several new initiatives in support of its field-based operational staff, including a dedicated website. Vic Ridley, Operations Manager, SIS Betting Support and OB Services, who has overseen the launch, said: “This is all part of …

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Sky Sports signs up for racing data

Sky Sports Digital Media (SSDM) is now a distributor of official British horseracing Pre-Race Data (PRD), joining Press Association, SIS and Timeform as partners with the Racecourse Data Company (RDC). RDC – a joint venture with 57 racecourses set up to licence and control PRD – has licensed SSDM to use the data, which is generated by Weatherbys and is …

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SIS launches betting ‘easy guides’

LBO broadcaster SIS is trialling a new series of short promotional videos on its FACTS service in an effort to help bookmakers boost the popularity of key bet-types. The collection – called ‘My Favourite Bets’ – feature two bet-types which are seen as fun for punters, have potentially high returns and offer a better margin for operators. The bet-types – …

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Timeform becomes data partner to British racing

Racecourse Data Company (RDC) has announced that Timeform has been appointed a distributor of official British horseracing Pre-Race Data (PRD) up to the end of 2018. PRD is generated by Weatherbys and is the key component of information required to take a bet. It includes information on a racecard, such as final fields, owners, trainers, jockeys, weights, colours, draw and …

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