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DraftKings raises further $100 million through Eldridge Industries LA

Bloomberg USA has reported that daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings has raised a further $100 million (£84 million) in venture financing led by Los Angeles VC fund Eldridge Industries. The  VC fund which is headed-up by Los Angeles Dodgers MLB franchise owner Todd Boehly joins DraftKings’ portfolio of 17 core investors (https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/draftkings#/entity ) To date, DraftKings has raised approximately …

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Sportradar nets NBA real-time data & statistics global distribution partnership

The NBA has announced a multiyear global data and statistics distribution agreement with Sportradar and Second Spectrum. Restructuring its data, insights and analysis infrastructure, the NBA will implement a new Sportradar and Second Spectrum developed state-of- the-art league-wide player tracking system. Beginning season 2017/18 the partnership will further see Sportradar become the official ‘Global Distributor’ of real-time NBA league and match …

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USL Announces Partnership with Sportradar

The United Soccer League (USL) have announced a partnership with Sportradar, to proactively safeguard up to 450 matches scheduled for the 2016 USL season. Sportradar is a world leader in the detection and prevention of match manipulation, monitoring over 200 soccer leagues and competitions globally. The company’s Fraud Detection System offers the best overview of the global betting markets, and …

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DraftKings scores exclusive MLS fantasy partnership

Following last week’s announcement that it would spend $250 million on Disney ESPN inventory over the next two years, US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings continues to ramp up its marketing coverage by announcing an exclusive partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS). The MLS will become the fifth professional sports league/body to become an official partner of DraftKings joining the …

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Does pay equal performance?

Thirteen European football clubs are amongst the world’s top 50 sports teams when it comes to multi-million euro salaries, the Global Sports Salaries Survey 2014 reveals. While massive pay-packets entice the globe’s best players and performers, punters love a dreamer and rule breaker. But could the answer to finally cracking stubborn footy accumulators and bets lie in the amount a …

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