Tag Archives: National Football League (NFL)

Genius ups 2021 forecasts as investment soars to maximise US opportunities

Genius Sports has outlined that its US-focused expansion strategy is on course, having experienced significant growth in the third quarter of 2021 and striking partnerships with a number of major betting operators. Publishing its Q3 2021 trading update, the NYSE-registered sports data and technology provider detailed group revenue of $69.1 million, a 70% increase on the previous year’s figure of …

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Kambi looks to stateside opportunities with sportsbook-centric Q3 strategy

Kambi has underscored its ability to overcome potential regulatory hurdles and ‘capitalise on future opportunities’, highlighting the depth of its sportsbook offering and new M&A strategy. Publishing its Q3 trading results, the Stockholm listed sports betting technology supplier reported a quarterly year-on-year revenue increase of 48% to €41.6 million (Q3 2020: €28.1m) reflecting an 80% increase in revenue from the …

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Oddschecker boosts US presence with Mayweather Jr linkup

Oddschecker has bolstered its marketing and foothold in the burgeoning US sports betting space, linking with Floyd Mayweather Jr for the National Football League (NFL) 2021 kick-off. The Bruin Capital-owned odds comparison site plans to offer Super Bowl odds via its channels, enabling US sports fans to view and analyse predictions on NFL games, as more states open their markets …

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Michael Jordan to provide ‘guidance and strategic counsel’ to Sportradar

Shortly after successfully completing its IPO and listing on the Nasdaq Global Exchange, Sportradar has announced that early investor and former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Michael Jordan has joined its Board of Directors. Jordan will serve as a Special Advisor at the company, effective immediately, whilst also increasing his investment, with the providing ‘guidance and strategic counsel’ concerning the …

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Sportradar aims to raise $504m with IPO

Sportradar has confirmed its Initial Public Offering (IPO), with the aim of raising $504 million through floating of shares in addition to a further $159 million via concurrent private placements. The Swiss-based sports data and technology company will offer 19 million shares at a price range of $25 to $28, with the concurrent private placements taking place with Eldridge, entities …

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Tipico secures US-facing ‘strategic alliance’ with Gannett

German operator Tipico has enhanced its foothold in the expanding American sports betting market via a ‘strategic alliance’ between its US subsidiary and digitally-focused mass media company Gannett. As a result of five-year agreement, Tipico will become the official sports betting and igaming provider for the subscription-based media provider, incorporating its odds, props, free-to-play games and betting trends across the …

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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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Sportradar partners with Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets to continue US expansion

Sportradar has continued its commercial strategy of expansion in the US sports betting market by securing partnerships with the Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). The agreement will see the data and analytics provider leverage ad:s – its full service, data-driven marketing solution – to refine the affiliate and marketing strategies for both teams, …

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