Tag Archives: Werner Becher

Dominik Beier steps down from Interwetten

Dominik Beier, Speaker of the Board for DACH markets betting group Interwetten Sports, has announced that he has ended his leadership tenure of the company after two years in the position. Having been named as the Speaker of the Board (lead executive) in December 2018, Beier’s appointment was considered as a ‘generational change for Interwetten’s enterprise’ replacing long-term executive Werner …

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Highlights and match reports for Sportradar’s Euro 2020 Simulated Reality

Simulated Reality - Fernando Santos(C), coach of Portugal celebrates with the trophy during the awarding ceremony after winning the Euro 2016 final football match against France in Paris, France, July 10, 2016. Portugal won 1-0.(Xinhua/Guo Yong) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)

Sportradar has added two new features to its Simulated Reality product as it prepares to play out Euro 2020 in full, as it was originally scheduled, starting this Friday.  Having successfully completed the seasons of all major European football leagues, with results mirroring real-life outcomes, Sportradar has added live video replays and automatically generated match reports to the AI-driven product …

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Familiarity is key to Sportradar’s Simulated Reality schedule

Simulated Reality - Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates with Virgil Van Dijk after scoring the second goal of the game during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. Picture date: 1st February 2020. Picture credit should read: James Wilson/Sportimage via PA Images

Sticking to the sports calendar and playing a part in the regular football fan’s ‘ritual’ is key to the setup for Sportradar’s Simulated Reality, said the firm’s MD for US Betting Werner Becher. Sportradar launched the AI-driven product at the end of March, making it immediately available to customers as part of its existing portfolio of betting events. The product …

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Werner Becher – Sportradar goes big on Simulated Reality to re-energise betting market

Last week, Sportradar announced the launch of ‘Simulated Reality’, which offers clients a new sports betting category matching real-life sports engagements. Speaking exclusively to SBC, Werner Becher, Sportradar Managing Director for US Betting, outlined the journey to launch and tech capacity for Simulated Reality – a product arriving at the most critical time for the industry. ______________ SBC: Can you explain …

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Interwetten praises record results despite ‘major regulatory challenges’

Sports betting and online gaming operator Interwetten has celebrated reaching a new record for its 2019 financial year, despite ‘major regulatory challenges’. Publishing a trading statement, Interwetten recorded a gross gaming revenue (GGR) of €99.5m for the year, marking a 25% increase compared to 2018, with betting stakes rising over €2bn for the first time. Dominik Beier, speaker of the …

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Carsten Koerl, Sportradar: Playing a fair game keeps us coming back

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Carsten Koerl, CEO at Sportradar, explains why “working with the utmost integrity” to safeguard businesses from corruption remains at the foundation of its operations, before highlighting some of the company’s “standout moments” for 2019. This included becoming the first industry supplier to hold data distribution deals with each of the ‘big four’ US sports leagues, hiring former Interwetten CEO Werner …

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Becher to lead Sportradar’s US betting strategy

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Former Interwetten CEO Werner Becher has joined Sportradar as the company’s new managing director of US betting based in New York. Becher will be focused on the growth, development and execution of Sportradar’s betting strategy in the US, including the deployment of capital through “organic and inorganic investments” such as the recent acquisition of Optima. He left Interwetten in December …

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Interwetten continues management refresh appointing Lukas Reichl as sponsorship lead

DACH region online betting group Interwetten Sports, continues its senior management restructure, announcing the appointment of Lukas Reichl as new Sponsorship & Public Relations lead. Reichl joins Interwetten leadership from Sportradar Austrian live sports streaming platform LAOLA1, where he formerly served as Head of Sponsorship for Austria, overseeing the management of key partnerships with Austrian ice hockey, basketball and handball …

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Auf wiedersehen… Werner Becher confirms Interwetten leadership departure

Werner Becher long-term Chief Executive of DACH markets betting group Interwetten Sports (Interwetten.com) has confirmed his leadership departure via a LinkedIn post. “Today I informed Interwetten employees today that I will step down as CEO at the end of 2018.” Becher’s Linkedin update. A seasoned European IT and media executive, Becher has led Interwetten since 2011, converting the sportsbook into …

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Interwetten goes live in Sweden

Issuing a market update, European online betting firm Interwetten Sports has announced that it has launched a Swedish language version of flagship portal Interwetten.com One of the oldest online sportsbooks, Interwetten makes its new market play as the Swedish government redrafts its national gambling policy, with a view to regulating its online market for international operators. Having researched the market, …

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