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Sportradar: Tennis data blackout doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

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Major data supplier Sportradar has criticised the conclusion of the Independent Review Panel (IRP) to have a data blackout on the lower levels of professional tennis, saying that such a recommendation doesn’t stand up to scrutiny. The panel, represented by the the four organisations principally responsible for governing professional tennis – the ATP, WTA, ITF and Grand Slam Board – …

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In-play betting study highlights links to negative immersive behaviour

New research released has revealed that people who engage in live betting on sporting events show increased involvement in watching live sport, but also drink more alcohol and show a higher incidence of problem gambling behaviours. The collaborative study between Nottingham Trent and Bilbao University examined the motivations behind the consumption of sport by fans, and how emotional involvement in …

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Golden Race introduces in-play betting and cash-out to 3×3 Basket

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Virtual sports betting provider Golden Race has integrated in-play betting markets and a cash out component for 3×3 Basket, the firm’s next big game release. The two-time winner of Best Virtual Football Product at the SBC Awards has diversified its virtual collection with a fresh take on 3×3 Basket – an urban team sport played across the globe – which …

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Kiron Powers first virtual golf game in partnership with SSE

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UpNdown Virtual golf, the “first of its kind instant-win golf game”, will be made available to operators in January through Kiron’s BetMan Online RGS – largest suite of virtual sports games in the market. For its latest release, the virtual games provider has partnered with SingleShot Entertainment (SSE), a company known for collecting and analysing data around professional golf and cue …

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New CEO Ashish Patel to guide next “growth phase” for SingleShot

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Former Merrill Lynch Director Ashish Patel has joined SingleShot Entertainment (SSE) – the Nevada-registered entertainment content firm which counts former snooker world champion Neil Robertson amongst its board of directors, as the company’s new CEO. The appointment marks the start of an exciting period for SSE, as it prepares to roll out UpNdown Virtual Golf next month through a partnership …

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Henrik Tjärnström: Kindred Group – ‘Industry needs a collaborative approach on sustainability’

Speaking at Kindred Group’s ‘Sustainable Gambling Conference’ (16 October 2018 – Stockholm) Group Chief Executive Henrik Tjärnström details that his firm is prepared to tackle the industry’s big obstacles on social responsibility and trust. Hosting the conference, Kindred gathered over 200 guests representing regulatory agencies, researchers, therapists and its competitors. Discussing the context of industry sustainability, Kindred governance highlights the …

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Formula 1 MD to reveal details of $100m live betting deal at Betting on Sports

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Formula 1, the world’s most prestigious motor racing competition, has announced a ground-breaking sponsorship and data rights commercial partnership with Interregional Sports Group (ISG) to produce a F1 betting offering and give fans new ways to get closer to the sport they love. In a first-of-its-kind partnership for the sport, Formula 1, ISG and Sportradar will work with data taken …

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Golden Race enhances portfolio with Euro Champions unveiling

Golden Race is looking to enhance its virtual football offering with the introduction of Euro Champions, a tournament product inspired by Europe’s top club football competition, the UEFA Champions League. Launching mid-September, it will comprise continuous matches played by 32 virtual clubs, reflecting real-team and real-player performance parameters. The competition is divided into different phases: group stage, knockout stage (with …

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BETR offering evolves with elevated sports markets

Following the successful launch of BETR’s platform for the World Cup, growth has continued for the BETR app with new markets including the J-league and MLS, as well as plans to offer baseball and horseracing in the very near future. BETR is also delighted to have recently completed an agreement with Changelly for listing on their exchange, which will enable …

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Ronaldo and Messi top Goal list despite early World Cup exits

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Data from global football publisher Goal proves that despite early exists, Ronaldo and Messi were still the stars of the 2018 World Cup, with Neymar close behind. Over the course of the World Cup, more than 159 million fans engaged with Goal through a combination of its websites, mobile apps and social accounts, 111 million of which came through its 38 …

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