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Justin Geiger, Spotlight Sports Group: Enhancing the sports betting experience with Superfeed

Superfeed

Three quarters of sports bettors prefer picks and projections over raw statistical data, said Spotlight Sports Group VP Sales Justin Geiger, as he discussed the recent launch of Superfeed – a feed turning data into digestible insights and verdicts for sports events. As part of an exclusive interview for Gambling TV, he also explained the product’s ‘make more events matter’ …

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H2 – Gambling maintains its growth profile, as sector prepares for critical summer trading

Q1 analysis undertaken by H2 Gambling Capital has observed that the industry has maintained B2C and B2B growth despite continued trading against volatile lockdown conditions and regulatory headwinds in Germany and the Nordics.   Recording a year-on-year revenue increase of 42%, global gambling tracked a ‘weighted average EBITDA’ growth of 119%, as H2 noted that the sector’s primary growth driver was …

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Sports betting’s leaders look to the future at SBC Digital North America

SBC Digital North America Leaders in Sports Betting

The SBC Digital North America conference and trade show is set to deliver an in-depth examination of the next key steps in the development of the legal sports betting industry, with input from some of the most experienced and influential executives in the sector. The Leaders in Sports Betting conference track on June 9, the opening day of the online …

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Safe Bet Show: Technology is the greatest asset for responsible gambling

Responsible gambling has become a key focus of many operators, with numerous companies launching  initiatives, but EPIC Risk Management’s Brianne Dora-Schawohl believes that more can and should be done, particularly with regards to leveraging technology as an asset. In the latest episode of Martin Lycka’s Safe Bet Show, the VP of US Policy and Strategic Development at EPIC spoke to …

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Sportradar Integrity Services integrates ÖFB into client portfolio

Sportradar Integrity Services has been enlisted by the Austrian Football Federation (ÖFB) to monitor and safeguard the integrity of its domestic competitions under a six-year agreement. The deal will see Sportradar monitor over 700 matches per season from the Austrian Regional Leagues, utilising its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) bet monitoring solution. “We are delighted to be working alongside the ÖFB …

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Sportradar partners with Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets to continue US expansion

Sportradar has continued its commercial strategy of expansion in the US sports betting market by securing partnerships with the Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). The agreement will see the data and analytics provider leverage ad:s – its full service, data-driven marketing solution – to refine the affiliate and marketing strategies for both teams, …

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Genius lifts 2021 forecasts following strong NYSE debut results

A strong opening to year trading has led Genius Sports to raise its full-year 2021 forecasts, as the newly NYSE-listed enterprise targets corporate revenues of $250 to 260 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $10 to 20 million.  The upgraded forecast follows Genius’ publishing of its Q1 trading results in which the sports-tech group registered a 52% year-on-year revenue increase …

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Entain monitors sale of William Hill’s European assets

The leadership of Entain Plc is closely monitoring the planned sell-off of William Hill’s UK and European assets by new owner Caesars Entertainment.  Group CEO, Jette-Nygaard Andersen, disclosed to Bloomberg that the FTSE100 firm was looking at the possibility of acquiring William Hill’s UK/European divisions, which are set to be divested by Caesars Entertainment as new owner of the heritage …

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GAN lauds Coolbet asset outperforming all expectations

Malta-registered sports betting operator Coolbet has ‘outperformed expectations’ according to GAN Plc’s Q1 2021 financial update, delivering $14.3 million in revenue. GAN closed its acquisition of Coolbet in January 2021, integrating the firm’s sports betting technology and operations, with the long-term goal of leveraging the Estonian operator’s capabilities and experience to enhance its position in the US market. Under the …

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Genius secures BAL data partnership to enhance presence in global basketball

Genius Sports has maintained its strategy of global expansion by  securing a partnership with the Basketball Africa League (BAL), taking on the responsibilities of Official Provider of Real Time BAL Statistics. A long time data partner of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and its 200-member leagues and federations, Genius will build on its presence in the sports via the new …

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