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Ruud Gullit joins the speaker lineup for H20 Data Seminar

European champion Ruud Gullit has joined the lineup for  H20 Data, the sports data seminar organised by SBC Events in association with BetConstruct. Gullit, who won the Ballon d’Or in 1987, was part of the now legendary AC Milan squad that won 3 Serie A titles and 2 European Cups from 1987 to 1993 and captained the Netherlands national team ... Read More »

BetVictor and Timeform team up to give punters the South African racing downlow

BetVictor has announced that it has become the first operator to provide Timeform’s South African horse racing data and analysis to its customers. This becomes the latest move in its partnership with the data and content provider.  The announcement means that BetVictor is now displaying Timeform horse racing data and selections for all South African race meetings across all channels. Coupled ... Read More »

TXODDS opens up TXTRADER for a free weekend trial

Data expert TXODDS is offering the chance to experience its TXTRADER service by offering a free trial on Friday 30th September to Sunday 2nd October. This is a particularly good opportunity given that the weekend includes a host of crunch games across Europe, including Tottenham v Man City in the Premier League, a Serie A match-up Roma v Inter Milan, and in ... Read More »

Sportradar nets NBA real-time data & statistics global distribution partnership

The NBA has announced a multiyear global data and statistics distribution agreement with Sportradar and Second Spectrum. Restructuring its data, insights and analysis infrastructure, the NBA will implement a new Sportradar and Second Spectrum developed state-of- the-art league-wide player tracking system. Beginning season 2017/18 the partnership will further see Sportradar become the official ‘Global Distributor’ of real-time NBA league and match ... Read More »

Equotion announces funding round success and Graham Martin as Chairman

Yorkshire based firm Equotion Ltd has announced two major pieces of news for the company this week. The first is the completion of a significant funding round and the second the appointment of Graham Martin as Non-Executive Chairman. Martin is the Founder of Bonne Terre, the licence holder for Sky Betting & Gaming, and he joins CEO James Waterhouse, Chief Data Scientist ... Read More »

Third LBO racing channel set to shake-up UK betting shops

Betting shop operators in the UK are set to see another shake-up in how they present horseracing after the announcement that a third horseracing channel for LBOs is to be launched. The Racing Partnership (TRP) – a joint venture between Arena Racing (ARC) and seven independent racecourses comprising Fakenham, Ffos Las, Hexham, Newton Abbot, Plumpton, Ripon and Towcester – announced ... Read More »

Euro 2016 – Can Republic of Ireland finally defeat Belgium?

With some cracking games lined up this weekend in the Euro 2016 tournament, SBC brings some more bite-size facts about some of this week’s games, as provided by iSportGenius. Italy vs Sweden: Kick-off Friday June 17, 2:00pm BST Including friendlies, Italy is undefeated in its last four internationals against Sweden, winning three and drawing one. Including friendlies, each of Italy’s last ... Read More »

BetConstruct Will Provide Fonbet with Live Scouting Data Service

Gaming and betting solutions provider BetConstruct has announced that it has signed an agreement to provide its Live Scouting Data Service to Fonbet.  BetConstruct will deliver the Live Scouting Data courtesy of its partner Megafeed. Through its collaboration with Megafeed’s scouting network of 750 match reporters from all continents, BetConstruct provide live data from 4,000 matches every month. The partnership with BetConstruct ... Read More »

SIS’ Jim Proudfoot – Providing faster real-time data to bookmakers

March 2016 saw SIS change its data collection model for UK greyhounds, with odds and results now produced directly by track agents via a new mobile interface. Jim Proudfoot, Head of On Course Operations at SIS Betting, explains the changes. What’s prompted the switch to tablet data collection at greyhound races? We’re always looking at ways to improve our processes ... Read More »

Sportsradar strengthens broadcast arm with sportsman media acquisition

Sports data, insight and analysis provider Sportradar AG has confirmed that it has agreed to acquire ‘the shares and core businesses of European sports media rights and marketing specialist sportsman media holding GmbH. Sportsradar governance agreed to acquire sportsman media assets from founders Thomas Krohne and Karl Wieseneder, in a move the company stated would significantly “upgrade its audiovisual content offering”. ... Read More »