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Sportradar: The uncertain ‘guess’ driving the IRP’s data proposals for tennis

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David Lampitt, Managing Director of Group Operations at Sportradar, described the Independent Review Panel (IRP) proposals for lower level tennis as “archaic”, adding that it is “counter-intuitive to think that adopting a prohibition style is going to enhance the integrity of the sport”. Speaking at last month’s Betting on Sports conference at Olympia London, Lampitt was asked about the possible …

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Sportradar – Tennis needs to be data & technology sharp in its integrity battles

Sportradar has published its official response to last April’s ‘Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis’ commissioned by the ‘Tennis Integrity Unit’ (TIU) representing pro tennis’ governing bodies the WTA, ATP and the ITF. In its response Sportradar supports the majority of the independent panel’s recommendations, however, the leading sports data firm outlines its concerns ‘in relation to the recommendation regarding …

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VSODDS.BET aims to elevate engagement with sportsbook launch

With the launch of its new sportsbook, VSODDS.BET is aiming to place a greater focus on betting traders, offering only pre-match, fixed odds to players in core markets around the world. The Curaçao-licensed operator offers odds and markets across a wide range of sports, including Football, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Formula One, American Football, Ice Hockey and Handball, with more to …

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BetVictor’s Eoin Ryan: Evolving the PriceItUp feature

Allowing punters to create their own bets is a feature that’s grown exponentially in recent years, over the coming season operators are aiming to further enhance the levels of control that users have over betting markets. We spoke to BetVictor’s head of product, Eoin Ryan about the importance of personalisation, as well as how the “PriceItUp” feature can continue to …

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Sportradar sends a message about protecting its tennis data

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Sportradar has sent a message that it is prepared to protect its data rights and willing to go to some lengths to make sure that the work the firm puts into its data business is not undervalued. To that end, it has now announced it has agreed a settlement with BetConstruct and two unnamed bookmakers regarding its database rights. Sportradar …

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Swedish Open serves up tennis turnover growth on LeoVegas

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LeoVegas will resume sponsorship of the Swedish Open in Båstad, after the success of last year’s strategic effort to profile its fast-growing live tennis offering. Live betting on tennis, especially through mobile devices, is one of the fastest growing turnover markets for LeoVegas, who has combined the opportunity for all punters to bet on every point with live-streaming for ATP …

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ESSA reports 50 suspicious betting alerts in 2018’s first quarter

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International betting integrity body ESSA has published its integrity report for the first quarter of 2018, reporting 50 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the period. Breaking down those figures sees nine sports involved, with tennis having the most cases with 27, followed by eleven cases in football and four in table tennis. Of the rest, both …

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Winning Post – Tories toughen stance on FOBTs

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Global: Tennis integrity – changing the game? The tennis integrity Independent Review Panel has published its long-awaited interim report, which includes a raft of recommendations aimed at improving the sport’s efforts to …

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ESSA opens member consultation on Tennis’ IRP findings

European-wide sports integrity body ESSA has issued a statement, detailing that it will move to consult its industry members on the findings and recommendations of tennis’ Independent Review Panel (IRP). This week, at a press conference in London, sports law QC Adam Lewis revealed the IRP’s two-year study into tennis integrity, in which the independent panel reviewed the sport’s match-fixing, …

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Adam Lewis: IRP – Tennis needs to rethink structure & betting relationships to win its integrity battles

Adam Lewis sports law QC has stated that tennis needs to readdress its relationship with betting if the sport is to diminish corruption and match-fixing. Yesterday, Lewis who has led tennis’ independent Integrity Review Panel (IRP), revealed the findings of a two-year study researching the sport’s match-fixing, corruption and betting-related issues. At a press conference in London, Lewis outlined that …

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