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Spotlight Sports Group ramps up Cheltenham excitement with Coral mini-series

Spotlight Sports Group ramps up Cheltenham excitement with Coral mini-series

In the run up to this year’s Cheltenham Festival, Spotlight Sports Group and Coral have teamed up to produce a new cinematic mini-series.  The mini-series, entitled ‘My Festival’, will consist of five cinematic features with insights from Coral ambassadors Colin Tizzard, Tom Scudamore and Chris Hughes. Sam Houlding, Spotlight Sports Group Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are excited to be …

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Betfair enhances video content with Spotlight Sports Group extension

Betfair

Spotlight Sports Group has extended and expanded its live video content partnership with Betfair which will focus around the Racing Post Live show. Every Saturday afternoon through 2021, Racing Post Live will broadcast live reactions from racing experts as well as exchange prices and tipping throughout the day’s racing. With the aim of driving bettor engagement, the video partnership will …

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Harry von Behr: Spotlight Sports Group accelerates US expansion

Spotlight Sports Group

Harry von Behr, Managing Director (Sport) at Spotlight Sports Group, discusses the evolution of the company, the recent refresh of the group brand, key focus areas for 2021, and why it’s an exciting time to be involved in the US market – both through the provision of expert content for B2B partners and the successful rollout of customer facing website …

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Spotlight Sports Group reflects global identity with brand refresh

Spotlight Sports Group reflects global identity with brand refresh

Spotlight Sports Group has undertaken a ‘brand refresh’ which aims to reflect the company’s global value proposition. From today, the group has launched a ‘new look website and campaign’ in addition to streamlining its core betting offering for global partners. In addition to the increased focus on betting content, media partnerships and trading solutions, Spotlight Sports Group has also released …

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Greyhounds coverage gets daytime boost with RPGTV

Greyhound racing will significantly increase its UK coverage, as the Racing Post’s dedicated ‘RPGTV’ channel will make its first daytime broadcast on Saturday 6 February.  RPGTV will broadcast a full day of greyhound races, starting with coverage of the Ladbrokes ‘Golden Jacket’ at Crayford Park and followed by the full evening schedule of racing at the Shelbourne Gold Cup. Ladbrokes’ …

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Novibet enlists AllSported for racing makeover

Greek betting group Novibet will elevate its horseracing market provisions and risk management capacities by integrating the AllSported trading solution across its entire sportsbook digital portfolio (website and app). The bookmaker has agreed to deploy the AllSported racebook as its lead solution for pricing and the risk management of its horseracing markets.    Launched in 2019, AllSported is the customised global …

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Cian Nugent to lead RAiG as new Chair

Responsible Affiliates in Gambling (RAiG) has confirmed the appointment of Cian Nugent, managing director of Racing Post, as the new chair of its trade body.  Nugent will take over from Clive Hawkswood, who had previously expressed his intentions to resign in 2021.   Considered to be an expert in digital operations and igaming marketing, Nugent will lead the trade body into …

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Ross Brierley – Betting needs its funny bone

Placed at the centre stage of political and social reviews, 2021 marks another serious year for the betting industry. Yet speaking from experience, stand-up comedian and MyRacing.com podcaster Ross Brierley tells SBC that betting can be a laughing and unifying matter. SBC: Hi Ross, thanks for this interview… What made you decide to become ‘the world’s only stand-up comedian and …

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Ladbrokes and Coral up in-store digital engagement with Racing Post BSDs

Racing Post BSD

Ladbrokes and Coral have agreed to install the new interactive Racing Post Digital Betting Shop Display (BSD) in eight of their stores across the UK and Ireland. The decision, which Ladbrokes and Coral hope will help create ‘the betting shop of the future’, comes after the operators shift away from print newspapers in store, replacing form sheets with digital displays. …

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Paddy Power first to launch Spotlight’s new stats & tipping content

Paddy Power has become the first bookmaker to launch Spotlight Sports’ new statistical insights and pre-match tipping content across its entire UK and Irish retail estate.   As a long-term customer of the Racing Post, Paddy Power will bolster its in-store customer engagement by providing interactive ‘short-form tips’ which will be based on ‘statistical analysis and expert opinions’ from journalists …

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