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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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Matt Shaddick ends 18-year reign as Ladbrokes Politics guru 

Posting an update via Linkedin, Ladbrokes’ Matt Shaddick has confirmed that he has ended his 18-year stint as the bookmaker’s lead political markets analyst.  Shaddick, who joined Ladbrokes in 2007 as sportsbook executive, thanked “the many fantastic people” who had helped establish and support Ladbrokes Politics as a key market offering of the heritage bookmaker. Announcing his departure, Shaddick detailed …

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Beach volleyball the latest new sports discipline for Setka Cup

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Beach volleyball has become the latest addition to the Setka Cup, strengthening its position as a leading organiser of fast sports tournaments for sportsbook operators. The new discipline, powered by BETER, provides operators with live streaming, live data and odds for approximately 450 extra betting events per month – with 16 matches each day. BETER explained that the matches, for …

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William Hill partners with Contentstack to drive ‘aggressive strategy’

William Hill has enlisted Contentstack as its core content experience platform, with the long-term goal of supporting an ‘aggressive strategy’ focused on becoming an international, digitally led business. An entirely rebuilt online portfolio of the operator’s properties will become available in June as part of updates to the William Hill Vegas casino vertical. A centralised hub of William Hill offerings …

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EGBA orders Italy to explain planned licensing reduction 

The European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) has issued a notification to the European Commission demanding that Italian authorities explain why they have published a draft law proposal seeking to reduce the number of online gambling licences by two-thirds. A reduction of online gambling licences had been initially proposed by the former 5Star-DP coalition government, as a draft measure attached to …

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Stats Perform initiates ‘successful partnership’ with Moldova football authority

Stats Perform has added the Football Association of Moldova (FMF) into its client portfolio as part of a new two-year agreement aimed at safeguarding sporting integrity in the country. The sports analytics firm will analyse and monitor all fixtures in the Modolovian top-flight Divizia Națională, in order to identify and counter potential match-fixing and sporting corruption. Leveraging AI and technology, …

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Sportnco expands international vision following fruitful 2020 trading

Sportnco is preparing for its next stage of enterprise growth, as the French sports betting technology group doubled its corporate earnings to €6.1 million during 2020.  Providing a breakdown of its 2020 trading, Sportnco revealed a ‘balanced split ‘between its B2B and B2C activities’. B2B revenues were up 89% to €10m, whilst Sportnco’s ‘consumer-facing revenues’ rose 3% to €9m. Closing …

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SoftSwiss Sportsbook boosts igaming foothold with N1Bet

SoftSwiss Sportsbook has secured its second partnership in under a month, launching a new sports betting project with N1Bet to further establishing its foothold in the igaming market. The new partners intend to leverage the project to provide a standard sports betting platform package, covering over 10,000 live events across 70 sports and more than 1,200 betting markets. N1Bet’s addition …

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SuperNopea launches Metric sportsbook in time for Euro 2020


Metric Gaming has continued its busy recent period by revealing another new sportsbook launch, this time for SuperNopea. This new sportsbook project further strengthens Metric’s partnership with operator Spiffbet AB following the launch of Turbo Vegas last month. Maria Boelius, COO Spiffbet AB, said: “Similar to Turbo Vegas, it was important to us that SuperNopea be able to serve the …

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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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