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US mogul Ted Leonsis opens ‘Sportradar Connect’ series

Sportradar has launched its new ‘in-house curated’ media series ‘Sportradar Connect‘, providing viewers exclusive insights, analysis and deep takes on the business of sport, technology and innovation facing future disruptions. The series will begin on 23 February with sports and entertainment mogul Ted Leonsis, who is the founder of Monumental Sports – the franchise owner of the Washington Capitals (NHL) and …

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Betradar to launch sports betting solutions for US market

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Betradar has detailed plans to launch “a comprehensive range of tools and services” to companies looking to provide sports betting in a post PASPA United States. Acknowledging a variety of permutations could yet impact the landscape following the Supreme Court ruling, it was detailed that existing operators, in addition to new entrants, could benefit from the firm’s expertise in navigating …

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Winview Games nets all-star $12 million funding as start-up seeks to lead Sports TV interaction

San Francisco-based WinView Games, a start-up that wants to revolutionise viewer engagement and participation with live sport events has announced that it has secured $12 million in series B funding. Though $12 million may be considered small change in ‘The Valley’, WinView has garnered the attention of tech news sources by its roster of high-profile series B backers. Concluding its …

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DraftKings secures $150 million in new funding ahead of NFL 2016/17

US tech news sources have revealed that Boston-based fantasy sports operator DraftKings has raised circa $150 million (£115 million), in its latest funding round. The $150 million round is reported to be led by Revolution Capital, the investment firm of AOL founder Steve Case, who is joined by US pro-sports franchise mogul Ted Leonsis, the owner of the Washington Capitals …

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Sportradar looks to secure US sports’ full-house with NBA data rights deal

Sports data and insights provider Sportradar AG is reported to be in the final stages of closing a six-year data-rights contract with the NBA valued at $250 million. Its contract with the NBA will cover an array of data-distribution rights on behalf of the professional league, including match analysis, data reporting, statistics and the development of a streaming product. In …

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Sportradar secures all-star $44 million US investment round

Sports data provider Sportradar has secured an all-star $44 million investment round led by Washington sports mogul Ted Leonsis investment firm Revolution Growth. Revolution Growth’s funding round saw, NBA legend and Charlotte Hornets franchise owner Michael Jordan contribute to investment, with Dallas Mavericks (NBA) owner Mark Cuban also participated in the round. Sportradar governance announced that Cuban and Jordan, would …

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