Tag Archives: Sporting Index

UK not leaving EU on October 31 trading on exchanges at 97%

Punters have shown little faith in PM Boris Johnson passing his Brexit deal in Parliament before the 31st October, with the possibility of a deal being reached currently trading at 3% on the Smarkets betting exchange.  Johnson continues to face an uphill battle in Westminster, having lost a succession of important votes since taking up the role of Prime Minister.  …

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Round table – Sporting Group: The future of sportsbook personalisation

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Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The third round table participant was Sporting Group, represented by its CEO Simon Trim. SBC: What role does pricing and risk management have to play in the differentiation of a …

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Sporting Index hopes not to be wiped out by ‘World Cup wides’ again

Twenty years on from one of their biggest ever losses, Sporting Index has returned with the infamous ‘World Cup wides market’, which saw the spread betting firm lose over half a million pounds in the 1999 Cricket World Cup. The World Cup wides market, pioneered by Sporting Index, was introduced for the first time in 1999 and has been available to …

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Rapid growth sees Square in the Air bolster team

Multi-award-winning PR agency Square in the Air has recruited four key hires, significantly strengthening the business across major departments and accounts including B2B, B2C and digital media. James Bennett, former senior business journalist, editor of eGaming Review and Head of Communications at Playtech, where he spent the last four years, re-joins the agency within the senior management team as Director …

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Mike Rowland: Sporting Index to spread excitement at Russia 2018

SBC speaks to Mike Rowland, Head of Marketing at Sporting Index, the market’s leading spread betting operator, on why World Cup Russia 2018 is the perfect vehicle for Sporting Index to display its market and product strengths.  ____________________ SBC: Why does Russia 2018 represent a significant opportunity for a spread betting operator such as SportingIndex? Mike Rowland: The World Cup is …

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Paige Thomas: Sporting Group’s ‘Big Rethink’ on industry data & pricing dynamics

Paige Thomas Partner Integration lead for the newly rebranded and realigned Sporting Group (Sporting Index + Sporting Solutions), speaks to SBC on building and developing standout industry data and market pricing capabilities amid changing consumer demands and more challenging business conditions.  ______________________ SBC: Hi Paige, great to catch up. The Sporting Group has completed a busy six-month period in which …

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Betgenius promotion for #boscon2017 speaker Matt Stephenson

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Matt Stephenson, a confirmed speaker at this month’s Betting on Sports conference (12-15 September), has secured a promotion to Managing Director at Betgenius. Formerly Business Development Director, Stephenson has replaced Jack Davison, who has become Chief Commercial Officer for Betgenius’ parent company, Genius Sports Group. Davison joined in 2012 and will now oversee commercial strategy across the Group. Having spent …

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Sporting Group confirms departure of Paul Turner as Head of Sporting Index

Industry spread betting and market provisions firm the Sporting Group has confirmed the departure of Paul Turner as Head of its Sporting Index division. Last June, Turner had been promoted as to the newly created role of Head of Sporting Index the firm’s legacy spread betting B2C brand. Prior to the appointment, Turner had served as Marketing Director for Sporting …

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Sporting Index launches first spread betting app on Google Play Store

Updating the market, industry spread betting firm Sporting Index (Sporting Group subsidiary), has rolled out its sports spread betting app on Google Play Store, to become the first of its kind on Android (UK customers only). The recently rebranded Sporting Group has extended its digital reach following Google’s decision to drop a long-standing ban on gambling and betting apps on the …

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Sporting Index rebrands to newly-formed ‘Sporting Group’

Updating the market, leading spread betting firm Sporting Index Group has announced its full corporate rebrand aligning all of its assets under the newly formed ‘Sporting Group’ brand. Detailing changes to the media, company governance stated that the rebrand “reflects the wider group’s commitment to continue offering in-play spread betting and trading expertise’. Founded in 1992, Sporting Index is celebrating its …

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