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Eugene Delaney departs Spotlight Sports to lead PA Betting Services

Spotlight Sports Group seeks a new B2B Director, as incumbent Eugene Delaney has confirmed his departure from the sports data and betting content provider. Delaney confirmed via a LinkedIn update, that he had ended his seven-year executive tenure with Spotlight Sports to become the Managing Director of PA Betting Services – a role he took over this week. A key …

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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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BOSE: An omni-channel future for retail sports betting

The past one and half years has posed serious challenges to the betting industry across the board, most notably the retail sector, with national lockdowns across Europe accelerating the consumer shift towards online verticals. For the betting and gaming experts on the ‘Improving the retail betting experience’ panel – sponsored by Golden Race and moderated by Bettormetrics Commercial Director Paul …

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Star Sports drives customer engagement with LVision widget

Star Sports drives customer engagement with LVision widget

LVision has signed a new partnership with Star Sports to supply its Betting and Animation widget which will help the operator accelerate customer turnover and player engagement levels. Based on LVision’s proprietary AI algorithms and historical data, the product serves as a live match tracker by converting broadcasts into meaningful data and sports visualisations. “I’m really excited to make our …

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Star Sports launches Talking Racecards for visually impaired racing fans

Star Sports has launched ‘Talking Racecards’, a dedicated phone line service to assist visually impaired customers in placing bets on horse racing.  The bespoke service provides customers with a recorded message of the racing event details and odds when they ring 0808 169 9389.  Talking Racecards customers will also be given the option to be directed through to a Star …

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Star Sports’ Ben Keith recognised by GWA for services to greyhound racing

Lifelong greyhounds fan Ben Keith has been awarded the GWA Services to Greyhound Racing Award by the Greyhound Writers’ Association (GWA). In its statement, the GWA referenced the challenge of the past 12 months, saying that the sport should be proud of how it has responded to these difficulties, ‘especially in the work of trainers, their kennel hands and staff, …

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On-course bookies rail against ‘severe’ age-verification penalties

Members of the racing industry have expressed concerns over the UK Gambling Commission’s ‘absolutely horrendous’ decision to make seven on-course bookmakers pay what amounts to 2.5% of their gross profit for an entire year, as a penalty for allegedly allowing a 16-year-old was able to place a £5 bet at Royal Ascot 2019. The seven bookmakers affected have been granted …

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Ben Keith, Star Sports: racing must be diverse, fun, and welcoming

Over recent years, the UK racing sector has faced a number of difficulties including cuts to funding, concerns over age-verification measures and engagement with a wider audience. Speaking to Ben Keith, Owner of Star Sports, at Betting on Sports he explained that the on-course sector is doing everything it can to prevent under-aged gambling. He said: “I don’t really think …

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