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Sportradar bolsters US muscle to match Nasdaq vision

Sportradar finished its first year and first full quarter as a US Nasdaq listed company citing a strong commercial performance, capitalising the growth of the US sports betting industry. Updating investors in its Q4 and full-year 2021 trading report, the sports data and technology group revealed that its total revenue for the full year stood at €561.2 million, an increase …

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Parimatch and bet365 close Russian operations as Ukraine invasion intensifies

As global condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, some international bookmakers have made the decision to cease operations in the country.  Notably, Cyprus-based but Kyiv-founded operator Parimatch has announced that it is withdrawing its Russian franchise, citing the “military aggression of the Russian Federation in Ukraine”. A statement from the company released yesterday confirmed that termination documents have been …

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Sportradar secures extension of integrity deal with Brazilian Football Confederation

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Sportradar Integrity Services (SIS) has secured an extension of its contract with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) for a further three years. The integrity unit of Nasdaq-listed sports data and technology firm Sportradar, SIS – which first partnered with the CBF in 2017 – will also provide bet monitoring of a wider range of Brazilian football tournaments via its Universal …

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GLMS expands international authority following a ‘highly engaged 2021’

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has published its annual 2021 activity report– underlining the work of its intelligence unit and membership to safeguard the integrity of sports. 2021 was deemed as ‘another pandemic ridden year’ in which the integrity group would successfully monitor the major sports events of the UEFA 2020 Championships, the Tokyo Olympic Games and inaugural FIFA …

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DAZN comes close to acquiring BT Sport and its Premier League rights

DAZN is closing on a deal to buy BT Sport, as the streaming service has now opened talks with the Premier League to seek its approval, according to The Times. With a deal in place until 2025, England football’s top-flight league is currently the broadcasters main TV rights partner, and therefore must give consent to the acquisition whilst also gaining …

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Sportradar gains International Hockey Federation exclusive betting data rights

Sportradar has further expanded its portfolio of betting data partners by entering into an global multi-year agreement with the International Hockey Federation (FIH). In place until the conclusion of the 2029/30 season, the deal will see Sportradar collect and distribute betting data from the the roster of international FIH competitions, covering a total of 300 matches per season. This will …

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Sportradar’s I&I service to cooperate with Netherlands football authorities

A new agreement has seen Sportradar’s partnership with Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) enhanced in order to boost the sporting authority’s integrity measures. The multi-year partnership will see Sportradar Integrity Services’ (SIS) Intelligence and Investigation Service (I&I) division process publicly available information regarding the KNVB across the ‘surface, deep and dark web’. Furthermore, the I&I team will work to identify …

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Olybet signs interactive partnership with Real Madrid’s Luka Modrić

OlyBet has signed a regional partnership with Real Madrid CF midfielder Luka Modrić to boost localised media campaigns and engagement opportunities. The Balkans-based collaboration looks to give football fans ‘unique’ opportunities to interact with Modrić in person and over social media. CEO of Olympic Entertainment Group and OlyBet Group, Corey Plummer, explained that the creation of new digital platforms gives …

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IBIA: Football friendlies are easily exploited by match fixers

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has warned betting leadership that a lack of governance of friendly football matches is being exploited by criminal gangs.  New research by the University of Nicosia Research Foundation, funded by the EC’s Erasmus+ programme, has revealed that more than 250 friendly matches involving European clubs “showed signs of suspicious activity” during the recorded period …

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