Sportradar to provide a full suite of data and integrity services
At the Leaders Conference taking places in London’s Stamford Bridge stadium, the world’s largest esports company ESL announced their multi-faceted partnership with the world’s largest sports data service provider Sportradar.
Under the terms of the agreement between the two organisations, Sportradar will develop a full range of products and services for ESL. On the statistics side, Sportradar has exclusive rights to process and distribute real time match data going deep into fantasy-level detail, and will also offer live scoring delivered to customers across the globe. Moreover, Sportradar’s Fraud Detection System will monitor 450 betting operators around the world to ensure ESL has the best and broadest insight into any suspicious betting patterns and behaviours around its competitions. ESL and Sportradar want to tackle the growing rise of betting in esports, and challenges that come with it, taking an active stance to ensure integrity.
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In addition, Sportradar’s subsidiary Betradar introduced a new product line based on the partnership with ESL, providing bookmakers with the highest quality data feeds available in esports betting. The unique product package includes all the tools needed for operators to create their own esports betting offer.
“With an ever increasing volume of betting on esports competitions, expanding our anti-fraud initiative to also include match fixing, collusion other activities related to illegal, underage and irresponsible betting, was the next logical step in our efforts to preserve and promote integrity across our many competitions. Sportradar as the global leader in sports data was the logical partner for such a cooperation as it is not only the most experienced but also most committed data provider in the industry.”
Ralf Reichert, CEO of ESL
“We are incredibly excited to form such a trustful and comprehensive partnership with the leaders in this space. They are at the vanguard of this exciting sector. By partnering with us, they have today made a clear statement that they want to be the esports innovator with the most sophisticated, most engaging and most beneficial relationship with their data and those interested in that data. On our part, we will be processing and delivering data in accordance with our industry-leading standards, ensuring that end users get the fastest, most accurate and most engaging data possible.”
Carsten Koerl, Founder and CEO of Sportradar