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SIS enlists Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo for portfolio growth

Sports Information Services (SIS) has announced a significant expansion of its international horse racing portfolio, after agreeing a global distribution deal with Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo. The exclusive three-year deal, which will see SIS become the official distributor of pictures and data from the Buenos Aires based course, will see the firm broadcast live action from its 188 meetings and …

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SIS adds Korean racing to its overseas stable

The Korean Racing Authority has agreed a deal with Sports Information Services (SIS), which will see live coverage of the action from its Busan and Seoul racecourses be broadcast. Beginning this week (Friday May 18), the agreement will enable SIS to provide pictures and data to retail and online bookmakers in the UK, Ireland and Spain, from 1,680 Korean races …

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SIS signs extension with Dubai racecourse Jebel Ali

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Racing and Greyhound content distributor Sports Information Services (SIS), has signed an extension to its deal with Jebel Ali, that will see the firm continue to provide exclusive pictures and data from the track. Under the terms of the new agreement, which will run from 2018/19 through to 2019/20, SIS will be enabled to continue its distribution of exclusive content …

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SIS and Unibet in exclusive horseracing and greyhounds deals

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Sports Information Services (SIS) has entered into a fresh partnership with global gaming operator Unibet, to deliver horseracing and greyhounds lives pictures and data from worldwide racecourses. Providing the Kindred Group brand with its British and Irish greyhound service, taking in a market of 42 fixtures per week, the live pictures and data suppliers will also be supplying Early Prices, …

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SBC’s On the Ball: The football business insight

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has got you covered. The first biweekly review tackles the continuing saga of overseas TV rights money, as well as looking at some of the winners and losers from World Cup Russia 2018 qualification. Sky Sports backlash over Amazon Man City deal …

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RMG secures record broadcast coverage for Saturday’s $30 million Dubai World Cup

Continuing its broadcast partnership with Meydan Racing Course Dubai, Racecourse Media Group (RMG) will showcase the $30 million Dubai World Cup (Saturday 25 March), the racing fixture referred to as the ‘world’s richest race day’. Updating the market, RMG informs that this year’s Dubai World Cup will be made available to ‘over one billion homes’. The racing content specialist is …

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Look at him now – Chris Brown odds on to beat Soulja Boy

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Remember Celebrity Deathmatch? It’s back courtesy of Chris Brown and Soulja Boy, only this time they’re fighting for real in a boxing ring and you can bet on it.  A feud between the two stars kicked off in the first few days of this year with Brown threatening Soulja Boy for daring to like a picture of the singer’s ex-girlfriend on …

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SIS exits licensing agreements to become sole race data provider

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SIS will now be the sole provider of race day data for Irish horse racing, UK horse racing and UK greyhound racing, in addition to its premier international horse racing. SIS has exited licensing agreements with other providers of its horse racing and greyhound racing data, so customers will need to agree to supply through SIS to continue with these …

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Baazov commits to Amaya takeover bid despite backer put-down

David Baazov has confirmed that he is still committed to his planned CAD $6.7 billion takeover of Toronto TSX-listed Amaya Inc, despite this week’s news that perceived Dubai-based backer KBC Aldini Capital had ‘no involvement whatsoever’ with Baazov’s acquisition. Publishing a statement, Baazov representatives detailed that the former Amaya CEO had received an ‘equity commitment letter’ purporting to be from …

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Baazov Amaya bid in turmoil as Dubai backer claims ‘no involvement whatsoever’

The proposed CAD $6.7 billion acquisition of Amaya Inc by former Chief Executive David Baazov, has been thrown into question following reports that Dubai-based private equity firm KBC Aldini Capital has denied being involved in Baazov’s takeover of Amaya assets. On 14 November Baazov had penned an official CAD $24 per share (30% premium) for Amaya assets. Baazov who is …

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