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Sportradar appoints Bimson to oversee betting, sports and marketing growth

Sportradar has hired Andrew Bimson as Chief Operating Officer in North America in a bid to expand its betting & gaming, sports entertainment and ad:s (marketing services) operations. The NYSE-listed, Swiss-based sports technology company has stated that Bimson will be reporting to Arne Rees, Sportradar North America’s CEO, and has a wealth of experience in the industry. Rees commented: “Andrew …

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Sportradar hires Jim Brown to oversee North American integrity operations

Sportradar has confirmed the appointment of Jim Brown as its Head of Integrity Services & Harm Prevention in North America, as the company continues to consolidate its regional position.  Based in the US, Brown will report to Sportradar Integrity Services’ Managing Director Andreas Krannich, whilst leveraging his experience in risk management, strategy development, business process evaluation and design and sports …

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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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Betway gains ‘prominent exposure’ in tennis sponsorship

Betway has agreed to sponsor the Stockholm Open, becoming the official betting partner of the tennis competition. Commencing on 6 November, following last year’s cancellation, the competition promises to give Betway association rights as well as ‘prominent’ courtside branding. Anthony Werkman, Betway’s CEO, commented on the sponsorship of the oldest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) indoor tournament: “It’s fantastic for …

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Bet365 revealed as official betting partner of Boxxer

Bet365 has signed an agreement to become the official betting partner of promotional company, Boxxer, along with Sky Sports boxing. In an attempt to ‘deepen’ fans’ understanding of the events and fighters, the collaboration also named bet365 as Boxxer’s official odds partner meaning the betting platform will be integrated across all social and digital content. Ben Shalom, Boxxer’s founder and …

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Sportradar adds Badminton Europe to integrity client portfolio

Sportradar Integrity Services has signed an agreement with Badminton Europe, the continental governing body for the sport, leveraging its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) to monitor fixtures.  Using the ‘advanced and proven’ UFDS – launched in February of this year – Sportradar will provide bet monitoring and reporting for badminton championships across the BEC Championships, BEC International Challenge, BEC International …

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Sportradar extends LNB contract to provide range of data and streaming services

Sportradar has strengthened its foothold in European sports, announcing a ‘comprehensive extended agreement’ with France’s basketball league, the Ligue Nationale de Basket (LNB). Beginning at the start of the 2021/22 season, the multi-year agreement will see Sportradar become the official data partner of the LNB, collecting and distributing the league’s in-game data through Synergy Stats. The new agreement will cover …

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Sportradar appoints Lynn S McCreary to strengthen legal team

Sportradar has strengthened its legal department by appointing Lynn S. McCreary as Chief Legal Officer, as the company continues to press ahead with international growth. McCreary brings over three decades of experience in legal, business and executive leadership roles to Sportradar, having worked at financial services and payments firm Fiserv for 11 years, serving in the capacity of CLO since …

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Sportradar renews ITTF deal to underscore global table tennis integrity

Sportradar Integrity Services has extended its partnership with the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), covering a range of global tournaments until 2023, building on a collaboration beginning in 2017. The multi-year contract renewal will see Sportradar use its Fraud Detection System (FDS) to monitor potentially suspicious betting activity at all events organised or sanctioned by the ITTF and its affiliates, …

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