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Latest news regarding live sports and events data

Match fixing groomers ‘almost like paedophiles’

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has apparently waged war on live betting ahead of the Cricket World Cup, and warned that anyone caught breaking the rules would be barred from the whole tournament. Speaking to the media at the end of last week, Sir Ronnie Flanagan, head of the ICC’s anti-corruption and security unit, said that ‘pitch-siding’ went ‘far deeper’ …

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GBGroup’s ICE protest makes serious data point

Last week’s ICE Totally Gaming saw GBGroup stage a ‘protest’ outside of the ICE gaming convention at ExCel London. Advocating a trust economy, the protesters ‘represented’ gaming users who are campaigning for better recognition by gaming operators of their individual identity. The protesters argued that gaming companies should be better able to identify their customers and recognise their individual needs …

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Sportradar becomes data partner for the Professional Squash Association (PSA)

The Professional Squash Association (PSA) are pleased to announce that they have signed a four-year agreement with sports data specialists Sportradar that will see them become the PSA’s Official Sports Data Partner. Effectively immediately, the agreement will see Sportradar granted the right to distribute all PSA data to the betting and media industry, including data from the Women’s Squash Association …

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STATS aiming for 10,000 in-play events

STATS, the sports technology, data and content supplier, is planning on a massive expansion of its in-play portfolio over the next few years, with the company planning on doubling the number of events that it covers. Roy Clements, managing director of STATS Europe, said that the company has big ambitions to expand its coverage of American sports. He explained: “STATS …

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Enetpulse InPlay sees new provider of live football data

Enetpulse has entered the world of Live Betting Football Data for the sports betting industry with the introduction of its new Enetpulse InPlay service. Using 15 years of experience with sports data delivery and ‘remarkable’ investment in its Live Betting Data product and infrastructure, Enetpulse has developed a state-of-the-art product for the ever-growing live betting market. Based on its success …

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Racing Post finally secures official racing data

The dispute over official data from sport of horseracing and The Racing Post has finally been settled after the newspaper’s owner Centurycomm managed to agree a deal with the relatively new Racecourse Data Company (RDC). The heads of terms contract over the licensing and distribution of pre-race data (PRD) ends the fractious relationship between the sport and its main newspaper …

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New LBO display system from A Bet A

LBO technology supplier A Bet A has unveiled a new betting shop display product that finally removes the discrepancy between the odds shown on the tills and the customer’s screen. The company’s Smart Screens prevent the sort of latency issues that have plagued the retail industry for years, becoming a major cause of customer dissatisfaction. Other system benefits include cutting …

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SIS signs Spanish football data deal

LB O supplier SIS has been appointed as the official data partner of the Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) to collect and exclusively distribute live data from the Spanish leagues to the betting industry. Liga BBVA, won last season by Atletico Madrid ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid, is watched by more than 300 million viewers across the globe. The …

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Canadian authorities unlikely to prosecute Paddy Power data hacker

The person responsible for stealing information relating to 649,055 Paddy Power customers is unlikely to face criminal prosecution. Instead, Canadian authorities have said the case is a civil matter and also declined to identify the individual. The Irish bookmaker said the full extent of the 2010 hacking episode became known to the company in recent months when it took legal action with the …

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