Tag Archives: Sportradar

Sportradar hits back at Italian media report

Major industry supplier Sportradar has come out strongly against a report in the Italian media which links the firm to the long-running Galassia criminal investigation. The company has issued a statement strongly refuting the allegations made within the article published by Business Insider Italia and said it regards many of the allegations and statements made to be incorrect, untrue and …

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Sportito makes LatAm debut in Brazil

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator  Sportito has launched its services for the Brazilian market, just four months after launching in India. Brazil becomes the third country – after the UK and India – to offer the Sportito DFS platform, and the firm’s first LatAm market launch. Launching in Brazil,  the Sportito platform will cover international and domestic soccer contests, as well as basketball, …

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Becher to lead Sportradar’s US betting strategy

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Former Interwetten CEO Werner Becher has joined Sportradar as the company’s new managing director of US betting based in New York. Becher will be focused on the growth, development and execution of Sportradar’s betting strategy in the US, including the deployment of capital through “organic and inorganic investments” such as the recent acquisition of Optima. He left Interwetten in December …

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Norsk Tipping confirms integrated platform deal with Optima and Sportradar

Norwegian state gaming operator Norsk Tipping has confirmed that sports betting omni-channel platform supplier Optima has won the tender to supply the firm with a new sportsbook integral solution for potentially the next 12 years. The successful offer also included integrated sports data feed and trading services from Sportradar, the major sports betting services supplier which last week agreed a …

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Optima’s Jacob Lopez and Sportradar’s Carsten Koerl: Combining to deliver the strongest one-stop-shop for sports betting

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We learned late last week that Sportradar, a global leader in delivering sports data and content, had completed the acquisition of sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform provider Optima in a deal effective immediately. Just a few days on we caught up with Optima CEO Jacob Lopez and Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl for their reaction to forming this new one-stop-shop …

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Optima acquisition sees Sportradar offer full betting solution

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Sports data and content supplier Sportradar has confirmed the acquisition of the award-winning sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform business Optima, with the deal effective immediately. The acquisition sees Optima extending Sportradar’s current betting services portfolio to become a full-service B2B data, betting, trading and player management platform business. Acquiring Seville based Optima, Sportradar governance details that will create a …

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Tennis alert drop off casts doubt on IRP data findings

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Sportradar has suggested that the Independent Review Panel (IRP) would have delivered a different set of conclusions about corruption in tennis had it been completed a year later. David Lampitt, MD of Sports Partnerships at Sportradar, pointed to the “dramatic drop off in the number of integrity alerts for tennis over the last 12 months” as evidence that the situation …

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Sportradar secures new partnership with DISH

Leading sports data, technology and intelligence firm Sportradar has secured a new exclusive partnership with DISH which will see it named as the company’s official sports data provider. Under the terms of the new agreement, Sportradar will give DISH access to its data, which will be used to power DISH sports offerings, including the Game Finder app. The app gives …

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AIU monitors IAAF World Athletics Championships betting activity

In a bid to crackdown on suspicious betting activity, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has launched an extensive monitoring operation on bets placed during the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019. The new collaborative operation supports the integrity body’s ongoing drive to counter competition manipulation and identify when and where sporting corruption may have occurred.  AIU Chairman David Howman explained: …

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InsiderSport: On The Ball – Revenues, Legal battles and the Coup de la Ligue

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From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This edition looks at Atletico Madrid’s revenue increase, Manchester United’s upcoming court battle and says farewell to the French Coup de la Ligue. LFC fails in trademarking pursuit Liverpool FC has lost its controversial attempt to trademark the …

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