Sporting Index

Sporting Index

April 27, 2011 07:35 ET

Sporting Solutions Nominated for Two EGR Awards

Sporting Index Group's B2B Operation Recognised in Betting and Gaming Industry 'Oscars'

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - April 27, 2011) - Sporting Solutions, the B2B arm of the Sporting Index Group, has been shortlisted in two categories at the upcoming eGaming Review Awards.

Sporting Solutions is nominated for Sports Betting Supplier of the Year and for Innovation in Sports Betting Software. The winners will be announced at a ceremony at Chelsea Football Club on Tuesday 3rd May 2011, hosted by leading betting and gaming industry publication eGaming Review. Now in its second year, the EGR B2B Awards are the industry's premier awards ceremony, rewarding the very best service providers and B2B operators in the online gaming industry.

Dave Grogan, Business Development Director for Sporting Solutions, comments: "We are absolutely delighted to be nominated for these two awards. It's testament to the hard work of the whole team behind Sporting Solutions and it's nice to be formally applauded for a service that we have great faith in."

Distinct from leading, consumer-facing spread betting firm Sporting Index, Sporting Solutions provides the same trader expertise and algorithmic price modeling on over 20 sports to an expanding list of B2B partners including Centrebet, Partybets, SkyBet, ToteSport and William Hill.

About the Sporting Index Group

The Sporting Index Group is best known as the world's largest sports spread betting business, offering the widest range of markets and taking some of the largest bets on sporting events around the world. Markets include rugby spread betting, cricket spread betting and football spread betting.

The Group has 180 staff, all based at its London HQ. It is privately owned and is the undisputed world leader in sports spread betting, dominating the global market with an estimated 80%+ market share. Today it makes thousands of markets on upwards of 500 events every week, offering the sports fan the opportunity to bet on a wide variety of sports, political and showbiz events, as well as on a portfolio of unique virtual games. Clients transact via its websites, award winning mobile phone applications, and a 24/7 voice telephony service. Sporting Index's B2C business continues to grow in the face of a fiercely competitive online betting market.

At the heart of the business is a world class trading, modelling and liability management capability that is widely acknowledged as amongst the best in the global betting market. The Group combines the latest technology with unrivalled trader expertise to service its core sports spread betting clients as well as an increasing number of wholesale customers who rely on the company's fixed-odds in-play pricing data to underpin their own sportsbook operations via the Sporting Solutions brand. This has quickly established itself as a leading data provider with a number of flagship betting brands signed up.

Sporting Index is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Services Authority and the Gambling Commission.

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