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Danske Spil launch new Watch & Bet service

Danske Spil have launched Perform’s new high resolution Watch & Bet Retail service into their land-based retail estate, bringing premium live sports video to customers throughout shop opening hours. The service includes thousands of premium and well-timed streams for Danish bettors, including LaLiga, KHL and WTA tennis, along with stats to aid betting decisions and…

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Perform appoints new executive Vice President for Americas

Greg Kirkorsky, formerly SVP of Sales and Global Partnerships at STATS LLC, forged partnerships with some of the biggest brands in sports media and technology over his 20 years with the company Perform have appointed a new Executive Vice President for Americas, Greg Kirkorsky, strengthening its leadership team as the Perform business prepares for substantial…

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Review of strategic alternatives for Perform Content

London – 15 October 2018: Perform Group Financing PLC (the “Company”), the digital leader in sports media, notes recent press speculation concerning a potential “spin-off” of Perform Content from the DAZN Group. Recognising the significant growth opportunities within digital sports content, the Company confirms that the DAZN Group has initiated a review of strategic alternatives…

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Perform Content extend video streaming partnership with LaLiga

Perform Content, the rebranded business-to-business sports content arm of the international digital media rights group, has announced the extension of its exclusive betting video streaming partnership with LaLiga. The new contract with the Spanish league came into effect at the start of the 2018-19 season, and runs until the end of the 2022-23 season. Under…

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Perform Group rebrands as DAZN Group to drive continued growth

Business to be consolidated into two brands: DAZN and Perform Content Perform Group, the digital leader in sports media, announced today it will be called DAZN Group and consolidated into two distinct brands: DAZN and Perform Content. Executive Chairman, John Skipper, said: “We have two enormous growth opportunities but they are distinct from each other….

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KPMG and Opta create valuable partnership to launch new player valuation analytics tool

New player valuation analytics tool launches, as KPMG Football Benchmark and sports data company Opta create valuable industry partnership. The summer transfer window has come to an end and brought, as always, its share of surprises and telling insights, among those the traditional discussion around players´ transfer fees. Players are generally the most valuable asset…

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Perform Group joins ESSA as their first affiliate member

Brussels, 2 August 2018: ESSA (the not for profit integrity body that represents many of the world’s largest regulated sports betting operators) today announced that Perform Group has joined the association as their first affiliate member. Perform Group is the digital leader in global sports media, touching every aspect of the way fans engage with…

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Perform Spotlight: The impact of data at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

As the sports world reflects on the 2018 FIFA World Cup from Russia, we sat down with David Wall, Perform Group’s Managing Editor for Data Editorial to discuss how the team brings football coverage and content to life using Opta data.        Over the course of the World Cup, what type of content did the…

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Perform Group, Starlizard Integrity Services and TXODDS release Suspicious Betting Trends in Global Football 2018 Report

The Perform Group Integrity Unit in collaboration with Starlizard Integrity Services and TXODDS have released their Suspicious Betting Trends in Global Football 2018 Report. The report aims to provide fellow stakeholders in the sports integrity community, including governing organisations, public bodies, academia and the media, as well as the general public, with a meaningful and…