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Sportradar’s German Data Production Unit Receives re-certification for ISO 9001:2015 from TÜV Thuringia

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Sportradar, the global leader in analyzing and leveraging the power of sports data, announced that its German data production unit has received re-certification for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) norm 9001:2015 from TÜV Thuringia.

 

To meet this new standard, an organization is required to display more rigorous commitments to modern guidelines in terms of:

  • Quality orientation and efficiency
  • Well-evolved process management
  • Proper distribution of responsibilities
  • Operational risk management
  • Knowledge management
  • Modern documentation approaches

The unit has been ISO-certified, without interruption, since January 2014 across Production, Support and Security Services. The latest audit proved that the Quality Management System (QMS) of Sportradar’s German production unit that delivers Pre-Match Odds Service, Live Services and Statistics data matches the ISO norm 9001:2015.

It signifies Sportradar’s dedicated approach to integrity across its services, with quality management applied to everything from recruitment to live coverage of a sporting match. This includes detailed processes and ongoing training to ensure setting of fixtures and gathering of data, for example, is as precise as possible. These are important measures as quality continues to be a major factor in today’s markets with customers requiring fast, efficient and accurate data.

“This certification reinforces Sportradar’s never-ending commitment to the highest standards of quality and customer service, which no other company in sports data or betting possesses,” said Mark Mittasch, Sportradar’s Managing Director, Operations. “It also signals our resilience and the value we place on constantly evolving and ensuring that the processes we implement benefit everyone we work with, whether it’s our customers or within Sportradar.”

With increasing demand for transparency across business sectors, building trust and providing excellent customer support are cornerstones for successful modern-day business partnerships. At the same time, in a fast-paced world, customers are more reliant than ever on partners that can deliver in a timely and accurate manner. Each of these components is paramount when interfacing with a data company specifically.

“We fully understand the impact that our products and services have on our customers and the larger sports betting ecosystem, and that is the driving force behind our unwavering commitment to matching or exceeding the highest level of standards,” added Mr. Mittasch. “As the ISO continues to raise the bar on its norms, we will be in lock-step, as we are meticulous in the way we approach every aspect of our business.”

 

About TÜV Thuringia:

TÜV Thuringia is an international service company with headquarters in Erfurt. The company has evolved from a testing organization founded in 1990 to a customer-and service-oriented service provider with nationwide locations and distributors in many countries.

About ISO:

ISO is the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards, headquartered in Geneva. International Standards give state of the art specifications for products, services and good practice, helping to make industry more efficient and effective. Developed through global consensus, they help to break down barriers to international trade.

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Superliga Argentina selects Genius Sports as global integrity partner

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Global sports technology company to launch comprehensive programme, combatting match-fixing and data piracy

(ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires – 20 August, 2019) Superliga Argentina, the premier football competition in Argentina and one of the largest leagues in the world, has partnered with Genius Sports to launch a comprehensive integrity and official data strategy.

Through a rigorous review of its integrity strategy and existing rules, 24/7 bet monitoring technology and a series of educational workshops, Genius Sports’ Integrity Services will provide Superliga Argentina with an unprecedented level of protection against match-fixing and betting-related corruption.

Superliga players, coaches, officials and administrators will be trained to identify, prevent and report any threats to the league’s integrity while Genius Sports’ leading Bet Monitoring System will provide 24/7 oversight on global wagering patterns by monitoring global odds movements through its unique predictive algorithms.

To protect the value and integrity of its official data, Superliga will launch a new rights enforcement initiative, identifying both unauthorised scouts operating in-stadia and unofficial data feeds that have been scraped and reutilised. Through Genius Sports, Superliga will be able to control the supply and use of its official data, expanding the league’s global audience and providing new platforms for fans to engage with the live action.

Mariano Elizondo, President of Superliga Argentina, said: “Ensuring the transparency of our games is a fundamental priority for Superliga. We aim to guarantee all our teams with the same rules for every game, which is the main requirement for providing our fans and sponsors with the spectacle that they expect.

“This agreement with a world leader like Genius Sports allows us to work together to combat any threat to the transparency of our games through the same tools used by the most prestigious leagues in world football.”

Fernando Martinez, Head of Commercial Partnerships, LATAM for Genius Sports, said: “Argentinian football is at a critical stage of its growth with increased data quality and access to content driving major developments. This partnership with Superliga sets a precedent for leagues across LATAM to proactively safeguard the integrity and future of their competitions while controlling the collection, management and distribution of their real-time data.”

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ORYX signs deal with Rootz

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ORYX Gaming, a Bragg Gaming Group company (TSXV:BRAG), has partnered with Rootz to launch its extensive portfolio of in-house and third-party content.

The supplier’s entire catalogue of proprietary and partner games will soon go live on Rootz’ platform and will also be made available on Wildz, its flagship online casino brand, through the recently enhanced ORYX Hub.

Backed by Rootz’ reputation as an industry trail-blazer, Wildz has rapidly established itself as 2019’s hottest new brand.

Adding content from ORYX’s 80+ content suppliers, which include top performers Gamomat, Kalamba and Golden Hero, will enable the company to continue to grow its foothold in Europe and enter new markets.

Matevž Mazij, Managing Director of ORYX Gaming, said: “Wildz has already made a splash in the online casino arena with its commitment to customer satisfaction, making it an exciting brand to partner with and extend our client base.

“It’s great to be working with Rootz’ knowledgeable and creative team to deliver a portfolio that not only offers a stand-out player experience but also advances online content delivery in our industry.”

Lasse Rantala, Wildz CEO, remarked: “ORYX Hub’s robust selection of games, seamless integration process, and promotional tools will provide a great advantage to us as we focus on building the Rootz and Wildz brands across Europe.

“Putting the customer first is central to our company ethos and we are confident both our Rootz partners and Wildz players will love the high quality and varied new additions to our online casino offering.”

The recently enhanced ORYX Hub allows partners to effortlessly integrate content from more than 80 leading providers and over 8,000 games, with advanced marketing tools such as free round promotions, achievements, leaderboards, tournaments and jackpots.

ORYX Hub provides operators with access to its portfolio of content, which is fully compliant in major regulated jurisdictions, via a single account and seamless integration process.

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OKTO to showcase latest wave of gaming payments disruption at EArena 2019

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OKTO Group, the financial technology provider specialising in digital payment and player engagement applications, is set to exhibit its next-generation suite of products and services at next month’s EArena Expo in Bucharest, Romania.

The event, which takes place from the 3rd to the 5th September, will see OKTO’s commercial team showcasing the company’s mobile-centric payment solution for gaming at stand #422, demonstrating how operators can drive player engagement by bridging the gap between the payment and retail experience.

Building on the success of its digital banking, mobile payment and retail products in Europe, the Athens-based fintech firm is set to hit the ground running with its one-of-a kind gaming solutions, while having recently appointed industry veteran Simon Dorsen to lead the charge.

OKTO’s payment products are focussed on harnessing the mobile-based payments revolution, while digitising betting processes to provide a seamless journey across multiple player channels, offering operators add-on loyalty and promotional functions that deliver a player-retaining service.

With experience in directly operating an established network of 5,000 points of sale across multiple jurisdictions and processing transactions reaching up to €1 billion, the payment service provider is well positioned for continuing its rapid growth in the region.

Commenting on their plans for Eastern Europe’s unique market environment, Simon Dorsen, Director of Gaming at OKTO, said:

“Eastern Europe is a major focus for us, with a tech-savvy population that are proving to be quick adopters of innovations in mobile technology. There is real appetite for OKTO’s fully digital experience, which we have tailored to tackle the niche challenges of this promising market. 

“We look forward to meeting with local operators at EArena to showcase how our innovative solutions not only reduce cash handling costs for operators, but also speed up the flow of transactions and deliver a better player experience. The next wave of payments disruption is here – and we’re glad to be leading the charge.”  

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