Tag Archives: Sports Information Services (SIS)

Simon Johnson joins SIS as new Chair

Simon Johnson joins SIS as new Chair

Simon Johnson, the current Chair of the Rugby Football League, has been selected as the new Chair of SIS (Sports Information Services). Johnson will bring with him a wealth of senior leadership experience to the position, which SIS believes will help strengthen the supplier’s position within the global betting industry. Richard Ames, CEO of SIS, said: “The appointment of Simon …

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Martin Stevenson steps up to CEO at RMG

The Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has promoted Martin Stevenson to the position of CEO, with the former Finance Director bringing considerable accounting and media experience to the role. Stevenson joined RMG as Finance Director in 2007, and has since developed ‘deep and intimate knowledge’ of the company’s business and operations. “I am extremely excited and honoured to take up the …

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SIS adds extension to GRI partnership

SIS adds extension to GRI partnership

Sports Information Services (SIS) will continue to distribute live pictures and data from selected Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) tracks after the duo added a five-year extension to their partnership. Through the extended agreement, SIS will offer coverage from the tracks across its retail and online portfolio, including its 24/7 Live Betting channels. Paul Witten, Commercial Director at SIS, said: “We’re …

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SIS takes greyhound content down under with Sportsbet deal

SIS takes greyhound content down under with Sportsbet deal

Sportsbet will strengthen its coverage of UK and Irish greyhound content after signing a new agreement with Sports Information Services (SIS).  The operator’s new greyhound offering will consist of up to 53 meetings per week from British tracks including Central Park, Crayford, Doncaster, Harlow, Henlow, Hove, Monmore, Romford, and Towcester as well as Irish action from Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick, Mullingar, …

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Sportsbet broadcasts British and Irish racing through SIS and RMG deal

Sportsbet broadcasts British and Irish racing through SIS and RMG deal

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and Sports Information Services (SIS) have formalised a multi-year streaming and marketing content arrangement with Sportsbet Australia, allowing the operator to broadcast and take bets on British and Irish racing The deal will see British and Irish thoroughbred racing – which is shown on Tabcorp’s (TAB) SKY Racing network on the TAB app, in venues and …

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SIS supports international expansion with two hires

Sports Information Services (SIS) has strengthened its team after promoting Helen Ridley to the new role of Head of Group Account Management and also appointing Michele Fischer as Digital Sales Consultant for the US market. Having joined SIS over five years ago, Ridley will take responsibility for leading the Major Account team to build new global operator group relationships and …

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SIS inks 24/7 Live Betting Channels deal with Betcart

Sports Information Services (SIS) has agreed to supply its 24/7 Live Betting Channels to Armenian-based operator Betcart. Under the terms of the partnership, Betcart will gain access to a mix of horse and greyhound racing in a watch and bet format, thus providing Betca with profitable short-form content throughout the day. Anze Gantar, Digital Sales Manager at SIS, stated: “We’re …

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SIS adds Irish Greyhound Derby to its portfolio

Sports Information Services (SIS) has continued to grow its greyhound offering after securing the rights to every race from the Irish Greyhound Derby. The month-long competition will be made available across online and retail channels, with live pictures and data of all six rounds offered across the supplier’s services, including its 24/7 Live Betting Channels. Gordon Bissett, Greyhound Operations Manager …

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SIS grows Latin American footprint through Betcris deal

Sports Information Services (SIS) has extended its reach across the Latin American market after entering into a new agreement with Betcris. Under the partnership, Betcris has agreed to launch SIS’s 24/7 Live Mixed Racing Channel across its online sportsbook to help provide ‘profitable short-form betting content’ and drive engagement for its growing customer base. Paul Witten, Commercial Director at SIS, …

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Richard FitzGerald steps down as RMG CEO

Richard FitzGerald, the chief executive officer of Racecourse Media Group (RMG), has confirmed that he will step down from the position after nearly 12 years in the role. Having joined RMG in 2008, FitzGerald has been responsible for a decade of year-on-year increases in licence fees payable to its racecourse shareholders. In addition, he oversaw the relaunch of Racing UK …

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