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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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Spotlight Sports Group ‘Upping the Ante’ with extended bet365 video deal

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An extended video deal between Spotlight Sports Group and bet365 will see the Stoke-based betting and gaming operator retain exclusive sponsorship of the Cheltenham Festival series, ‘Upping the Ante’, hosted by Racing Post’s David Jennings and Gavin Lynch. In addition to the successful Cheltenham series, bet365 will also continue as exclusive sponsor of ‘What A Shout’ – a weekly Friday …

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Paddy Power targets US market with ASX trading platform plans

Paddy Power, the son of David Power, founder of the eponymous Irish bookmaker, has announced plans to launch a ‘sports trading’ platform, American SportZ Exchange (ASX), according to the Irish Independent. ASX will operate from Ireland but target the burgeoning US sports betting market, and will be initially financially supported as a startup via a €500,000 crowdfunding campaign using the …

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Spotlight Sports Group enhances audience engagement ahead of Euro 2020

Spotlight Sports Group intends to strengthen engagement with bettors via the launch of a bespoke Euro 2020 package ahead of the continental football championships this summer. Based on short-form, pre-match tipping and available in 70 languages, Spotlight’s Euro 2020 package is specifically designed to reach a global audience and engage with customers in multiple territories. ‘It’s a huge summer of …

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Novibet enhances horse racing marketing with ARC deal

Novibet has strengthened its marketing in the horse racing sector via an agreement with the Arena Racing Company (ARC), securing sponsorships of two fixtures. As a result of the agreement, Novibet will act as title sponsor of the Park Oaks and Derby Trials races at Lingfield racecourse, taking place on 8 May and broadcast on free-to-air ITV Racing as well …

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Spotlight Sports Group launches new Superfeed content engine

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Spotlight Sports Group has launched Superfeed, a feed of sports betting editorial and data covering all four major US sports and leading racing content from Racing Post. Superfeed was designed to incorporate Spotlight Sports Group’s vast array of content into one product, delivering expert sports betting editorial and data in over 70 languages via a full API integration or through …

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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

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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

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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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