Scientific Games expands into esports with GameScorekeeper deal

By Owain Flanders

Scientific Games has announced a new partnership with data provider GameScorekeeper as it looks to expand into the esports market.

Through the partnership, Scientific Games will have access to GameScorekeeper’s esports data for use in its sportsbook software and sports pricing offerings, including its Esports Scoreboard Product.

The Danish data supplier will provide Scientific Games with historical and live match data, including an esports scoreboard from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends and Dota2.

Keith O’Loughlin, SVP Sportsbook Digital for Scientific Games, said: “Esports are growing in popularity by the day. We’re thrilled to partner with GameScorekeeper to provide our partners with reliable live match data for the esports that players and spectators love.

“In esports, data is king, and both the players and the audience require a streamlined feed of information in real-time. Partnering with GameScorekeeper, we’ll be able to provide that world-class experience.”

Felix Klastrup, CEO and Founder of GameScorekeeper, said: “We are happy there continues to be a high demand for our offer of accurate esports data and that we can now count a highly respected operator such as Scientific Games among our clients.”

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