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Spotlight Sports Group launches new Superfeed content engine

Superfeed

Spotlight Sports Group has launched Superfeed, a feed of sports betting editorial and data covering all four major US sports and leading racing content from Racing Post. Superfeed was designed to incorporate Spotlight Sports Group’s vast array of content into one product, delivering expert sports betting editorial and data in over 70 languages via a full API integration or through …

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Genius Sports takes full commercial responsibility of NFL betting data

Genius Sports has become the lead strategic data partner for the NFL, in a deal which will see it develop new fan-led experiences and commercialise existing game data provisions for the league.  The partnership sees Genius become the exclusive global data distributor of NFL real-time and play-by-play statistics for all wagering-related services including sportsbook, publishing and media. Updating stakeholders, the …

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bet365 growth momentum stalled by pandemic circumstances

bet365 Group has seen its year-on-year growth drive come to an end, as the betting group could not escape 2020 pandemic circumstances. Filing its 2019/2020 corporate accounts, the Coates family-owned business disclosed group revenues of £2.8 billion, down 8% on corresponding 2018/2019 results of £3 billion. The Stoke-based operator’s trading momentum was derailed by COVID-19’s suspension of the global sports …

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Stoiximan consolidation saves OPAP from year of COVID shocks

OPAP SA holds confidence in its growth strategy and future prospects, despite a tough end-of-year closing derailing its return towards financial stability.  Publishing its full-year 2020 financial results, the Athens-listed gambling group recorded a 30% revenue slump to €1.12 billion (FY2019: €1.61bn) attributed to Greece enforcing its second national lockdown during Q4, which forced OPAP to close 2/3 of its …

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NSoft bolsters in-play sportsbook solution with Cash out

cash out

Cash out is now available for players with operators running off the NSoft sportsbook platform, delivered as part of the provider’s In-Play Betting MTS turnkey solution. The popular feature has been added as another core component of the in-play solution for NSoft, a preferred partner of Sportradar, alongside the provision of real-time live odds, a risk management service, resulting and …

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Entain to deploy new affordability model across UK brands

Entain Plc will deploy a ‘new affordability model’ across its entire UK brand portfolio, to detect customers at ‘greatest risk of potential financial harm’, ensuring early intervention from its customer care teams. The model – which has been ‘under development for the past 18-months’ – has been configured by Entain’s proprietary ‘ARC’ (Advanced Responsibility and Care) safer gambling player monitoring …

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Tim Miller: Fairness and affordability will lead UKGC’s new corporate strategy

Tim Miller, the Executive Director of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) leading research and policy development, has outlined the regulator’s principal objectives which will spearhead its new ‘Corporate Strategy’.    The first UKGC executive to speak following this month’s abrupt departure of chief executive Neil McArthur, Miller addressed industry executives and wider business stakeholders at the CMS Law Gambling Conference. The …

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Spanish operators warned of Garzón’s tax review intentions

Alberto Garzón, Spain’s Minister of Consumer Affairs, has revealed his department’s intentions to undertake a wholesale review of the country’s gambling’s tax regime across all licensed verticals. The minister made his statement in an interview with Europa Press radio, revealing that Spain’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs had ‘studied potential new formulas to tax gambling and sports betting operators’. Garzón maintained …

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Sportradar Integrity Services strengthens SvFF collaboration

Sportradar Integrity Services strengthens SvFF collaboration

Sportradar Integrity Services has agreed to monitor and safeguard the integrity of domestic football competitions across Sweden after signing a new partnership with the Swedish Football Association (SvFF). Under the agreement, Sportradar will use its Fraud Detection System (FDS) to monitor over 2,000 matches from the Swedish Ettan, Division 2, U21 Allsvenskan, U19 Allsvenskan and club friendlies involving Swedish teams …

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Entain aims for new horizons in its journey towards gender parity

Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

Entain Plc has declared continued strides towards achieving its group-wide gender pay parity objectives after publishing its annual ‘Everyone’s in the Game’ – gender pay gap report. The FTSE100 firm underlined its position as ‘the betting sector’s most inclusive employer’ achieving a median hourly pay gap of 7.1%, significantly lower than the UK’s national average of 15.5% for mass-market businesses. …

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