Sportradar & Second Spectrum Data Firms Sign with NBA

Published Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
Sportradar & Second Spectrum Data Firms Sign with NBA

Legal online sports betting in the USA is complicated. Daily fantasy online sports betting on the other hand is available throughout most of the states and there are many opportunities to have fun and profit from playing.

Knowledge is a key factor when wagering on sports whether that’s real sports betting on games and events or daily fantasy sports betting. The companies that flourish in the fantasy sports sector and the sports betting market are the ones with the best and most up to date accurate information available on the games and players.

Sports betting operators need data in order to play the game. A company has been making huge inroads into the sports betting marketplace is Sportradar. The National Basketball Association is finally involved with sports data trackers Sportradar and rival data firm Second Spectrum signally the league has softened its stance on the legal sports betting business. Beginning this 2016-17 season Sportradar will become the Official Provider of Real-time NBA League Statistics, delivering stats on NBA, WNBA and the D-League to clients in more than 80 countries.

Second Spectrum will be the NBA’s Official Optical Tracking Provider. The company will install its player-tracking system in all NBA arenas this season. The 2017-18 season will see the tracking system up and operational.

Sportradar said its data feed is accessible to, “gaming operators outside of the U.S. where gaming is legal.” Sportradar’s Integrity Services, monitoring over 550 gaming operators around the world for unusual or questionable wagering patterns will also watch the NBA’s activity.

Sportradar’s investors Michael Jordan, Mark Cuban and Ted Leonsis are well connected to the NBA and are a welcomed voice to end the online sports betting situation in the USA. Sportradar also has signed deals information data deals with other major US leagues, including the National Football League and the National Hockey League.




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