Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

Paddy Power’s ASX secures €500,000 in crowdfunding

Paddy Power, the son of the owner of the bookmaker-of-the-same-name David Power, has raised over €500,000 in crowdfunding for his American SportZ Exchange (ASX) sports trading platform. The ASX project was founded in 2019 whilst a beta version was launched in 2020, and will function as a ‘stock market’ for sports, combining fantasy sports and financial markets, enabling fans to …

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Sportradar expands Kyodo News partnership with multi-year deal

Sports betting data provider Sportradar has extended its collaboration with leading Japanese media outlet Kyodo News via a multi-year partnership with its subsidiary Kyodo News Digital, strengthening its position in the Asian market. Sportradar and Kyodo News initiated a working relationship in 2018, revolving around the supply and support of data from various international competitions, covering a range of sports …

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Sportradar to deliver in-game edge through official MLB deal

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Sportradar will deliver a significant competitive edge to sportsbooks ‘in-game’ after securing the exclusive rights to distribute official real time game statistics from Major League Baseball (MLB) to media companies and regulated sports betting operators. Starting with the 2019 season, the new multi-year partnership encompasses media and gaming rights at both international and domestic levels. Across international markets outside of …

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AGA speaks out on illegal US sports betting industry

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The American Gaming Association (AGA) has estimated that in excess of $10bn will be wagered by Americans in the upcoming 2018 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Of that figure, however, only $300m, representing around 3 percent, will be wagered legally through Nevada sportsbooks, with it stated that “failed federal prohibition [is] making common criminals of millions of Americans.” In addition, it …

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Badminton governing body strengthens integrity strategy

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The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is to embark on a partnership with Genius Sports, with the ultimate goal of protecting its various competitions from the threat of match fixing. As part of the long term integrity agreement, Genius Sports is to be provide Badminton’s world governing body with its bet monitoring system. Detailing the multitude of benefits the BWF are …

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Bettingexpert launches 15 new tipping competitions

Bettingexpert, the super affiliate tipping network with customers across 10 languages, has revamped its competition structure after reaching the milestone of 100,000 tips a month. While the Tipster of the Month competition still offers a £3,000 prize pool, bettingexpert has now started competitions for specific sports. The best football tipsters can now compete every month for a share of €3,000, …

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