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Opta and Sky Bet bring football stats into the fan conversation

Opta Sky Bet

Three astonishing things happened in the Premier League on 4 March 2018. Firstly, Manchester City broke the record for most passes in a match. Secondly, City’s German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan broke the records for most touches, most passes and most completed passes. But perhaps most astonishing of all was the number of international broadcasters, newspapers and social media posts highlighting …

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SofaScore: The increased desire for data and statistics

As the way that sports betting is consumed by punters continues to change, Zlatko Hrkac, co-founder at SofaScore, believes that the modern fan now requires an app that is more than just scores. Hrkac claimed that with betting operators now offering markets on specific player and team statistics, the trend of football fans wanting in depth detailed data about the …

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Industry Snapshot – Overview

The Gambling Commission in Great Britain releases bi-annual reports on the latest statistics from across the gambling industry. It covers betting shops, arcades, bingo, casinos, gaming machine manufacturers, lotteries and remote gambling. This is the first in a series of mini reports on the latest statistics released, and will give an overview of the gambling industry as a whole. The …

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