Tag Archives: Paul Witten

Paddy Power launches in-store ‘branded TV network’ with SIS

Updating the market, Paddy Power has informed that it has signed a five-year broadcast deal with racing content supplier SIS (Sports Information Services), which will see the bookmaker upgrade to a ‘branded retail TV Network’ hosted by SIS services. The partnership will see Paddy Power become the first bookmaker to integrate SIS’s latest production technology, Complex Automated Production (CAP), which …

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SIS appoints Sandra McWilliams as new Sales lead

Industry horse and greyhound racing content provider SIS has confirmed the appointment of Sandra McWilliams as its new Sales Director. An e-commerce sales expert, McWilliams joins SIS from international payments provider Equiniti, where she held the position of Sales Director for International Payments (2016-2017). McWilliams has prior industry experience, having led sales and commercial development  for gaming & betting sectors …

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SIS forms greyhound streaming partnership with TopBetta TGT

Industry racing and greyhound content provider SIS has signed a broadcast agreement with TopBetta subsidiary The Global Tote (TGT) which will allow SIS syndicated content to be broadcast on TGT’s tote platform. The Partnership allows TGT to broadcast UK and Irish Greyhound racing events, with TGT further able to show live picture content and The Global Tote odds services to …

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SIS adds Tralee greyhounds to content portfolio

Updating its greyhound racing streaming portfolio, industry racing content provider SIS has announced that additional fixtures from Ireland’s Tralee Greyhound Stadium will be added to its client program, In partnership withe Irish Greyhound Board, Tralee fixtures will be available to UK and Irish betting shops, and online operators as part of SIS’s exclusive streaming portfolio. Commencing on March 4th 2017, the …

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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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SIS strikes pricing agreement with Mauritius Turf Club

Racing information and content provider SIS has agreed an exclusive three-year deal with the Mauritius Turf Club to distribute racing pictures, data, and fixed-odds prices to UK retail betting shops and online operators for the first time. The agreement will see the SIS service broadcast eight races a day for 37-weekend fixtures, with an average of nine runner races for …

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BOS – Finding a balance between UI and presentation of live data

Paul Witten, Commercial Director for SIS, expressed the need for sports betting markets to find the right balance between the amount of live data provided and the simplicity of the user experience. He stated that the aim for live betting environments should be to process enough data in real time to help inform a decision, without over complicating the user …

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BOS Speaker Profile: Paul Witten – SIS – Optimising Live Environments

Live betting has revolutionised the online betting market, but can this core function aid industry stakeholders’ day-to-day operations beyond market pricing. Ahead of the Betting on Sports Conference (15-16 September) SIS Commercial Director Paul Witten details to SBC readers how bookmakers and service providers can optimise ‘live betting environments’ with a view of maximising all-round value chain functions. _________________________ SBC: …

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SIS takes its Stream platform to Sri Lanka for the first time

SIS has taken its SIS Stream platform, launched in conjunction with Sporting Times, to Sri Lanka for the first time. This continues a two decade-long relationship between the two companies, which began with satellite distribution in the early 1990’s. The deal will allow for customisable high definition content to be shown in shops through SIS’ low latency IPTV streaming network. …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – Paul Witten – SIS

Betting data and media services supplier SIS has been confirmed as a sponsor for Betting on Sports! The company has recently added to its portfolio after announcing deals with UAE horse racing, BAGS international greyhound racing, and a five-year deal with Racecourse Media Group for picture and data rights at its 34 UK racecourses. We caught up with Commercial Director Paul Witten, who spoke …

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