David Lampitt, Sportradar: F1 presents betting’s most sizeable opportunity August 14, 2020 Share Related Articles Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Sportradar combats social media abuse with player protection solution August 17, 2020 StumbleUpon Submit Share Sports data and content supplier Sportradar has reported an increase in its delivery of sports content and coverage despite the lack of live sports globally due to COVID-19.Despite the global shutdown on live sports, Sportradar’s Live Odds coverage is up 30%, while Live Data is up 20% compared to this time last year, largely driven by its addition of alternative content and diversified products.April has also seen an 11% increase in available sports content compared to the same period last year, with the sports data and content supplier offering coverage of approximately 24,000 matches in total worldwide.In response to the ongoing pandemic, Sportradar has launched a number of new products, including an AI-driven simulated reality; virtual sports; live sports tournaments; electronic leagues; and numbers betting, including 10,400 draws per week from over 165 real state lotteries worldwide.Sportradar’s Chief Executive Officer Carsten Koerl said: “Innovation is the cornerstone of our company. During this time, we have been able to quickly adapt to change and constantly evaluate and re-evaluate the products and services we are offering.“We’re pleased to have been able to utilise our technological expertise, comprehensive sports data and sports partnerships across the world quickly to continue to help our customers deliver entertainment and engagement with additional live content and coverage.”Carsten Koerl will deliver the opening keynote address at the inaugural SBC Digital Summit on Monday April 27th at 9.15am BST / 10.15 CEST.
SG OpenMarket approval sees SportCaller expand FTP distribution capacity August 18, 2020 SG ramps up digital expansion with Nederlandse Loterij deal August 24, 2020 Share Submit Related Articles StumbleUpon Xtremepush secures ‘OpenMarket’ supplier accreditation August 26, 2020 Share Scientific Games has signed a new partnership with Racecourse Media Group (RMG) to add its new ‘Legends Racing Series’ from Quantum Leap Solutions (QLS) to its OpenMarket sports content offering.Legends Racing will bring together a number of racing veterans from the last 50 years into a single database of 9,000 horses, plus jockeys such as Lester Piggott, Willie Carson and Pat Eddery.It will become the first virtual racing product to use real horses, in-depth form, jockeys and silks, with commentary provided by renowned racing commentator Mike Cattermole.Mark Fellows, Business Development Director of Quantum Leap Solutions, said: “Racing is about opinions. Are you with Nijinsky or Sea The Stars, Ouija Board or Snow Fairy? We’ve tried to build something that simulates what might have happened had the great horses from different generations been able to race against each other.“Partnering with Scientific Games and its OpenMarket content aggregation platform will allow us to offer this exciting new product to operators and racing fans across the globe.”The OpenMarkets platform aggregates sports content from multiple providers into one platform, allowing sportsbooks to access via a single integration.Keith O’Loughlin, SVP Sportsbook, Digital for Scientific Games, added: “With OpenMarket, gone are the days of multiple supplier integrations that are both costly and time-consuming. We’re bringing the very best the sports world has to offer into one single solution that creates real competitive advantage in terms of speed to market and player engagement.“Since we launched OpenMarket in April, we’ve seen a surge in demand from forward-thinking operators looking to add next-level player experiences to their offering at speed.”Nick Mills, Commercial Director of Racecourse Media Group, concluded: “OpenMarket is a perfect home for Legends Racing. Having a sports content aggregation platform that we can integrate with and distribute from at speed was critical for us.“Legends Racing is the first daily virtual product aimed at real racing fans, who can form a genuine opinion on a race using previous form and ratings. We’re excited to be involved in this project with Quantum Leap and Scientific Games and look to working with them closely going forward.”