Tag Archives: Sportradar

SBC’s Year In Review: April 2019’s big betting news

As 2019 comes to a close SBC looks through the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports betting world. This fourth edition looks at April and more specifically at horseracing’s shortcomings, Sportradar’s Brazilian preparation, how gambling companies can do more than just support a club’s performance on the pitch and the challenges faced in …

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Live data deal reached as ITF plans major integrity investment

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The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has helped to salvage the sale of live scoring data for the $25k level of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tennis Tour (WTT).  In 2016, the four organisations principally responsible for governing professional tennis at the international level (ATP, WTA, ITF and Grand Slam Board) appointed an Independent Review Panel (IRP) to address …

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Sportradar strikes first operator association MoU in Portugal

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Sportradar has secured its first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an operators’ association through APAJO, the Portuguese Association of Online Betting and Gaming. The company’s Integrity Services division has committed to improving the investigation into possible corruption, particularly in Portuguese sport, by exchanging data and information related to sports integrity. Furthermore, Sportradar and APAJO will explore opportunities for additional projects …

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Sportradar white paper highlights importance of betting data in boosting engagement

Major industry supplier Sportradar has released its second OTT white paper, ‘The Future of the OTT Experience’ which offers insight into how data can be used to boost engagement. The inclusion of betting content and advanced insights, according to the white paper, can also facilitate a growth in engagement with modern audiences and keep them on platforms longer. The report …

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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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