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The ultimate in-play service for the Rugby World Cup

Sporting Solutions, the B2B trading and pricing division of the Sporting Index Group, today announces that it is providing its partners with the most comprehensive in-play rugby union service ever ahead of this year’s Rugby World Cup.

The Rugby World Cup is always big business for UK, European and Australian sportsbooks and, despite the timings of many of the games not being ideal from a Northern Hemisphere perspective, the tournament is projected to deliver unprecedented in-play betting volumes. Sporting Solutions will be providing in-play price updates on all 48 matches, ranging from simple match odds to next try to be converted, or next team to score a try.

The Sporting Solutions service benefits from the expertise of the Sporting Index Group’s traders – widely acknowledged as some of the finest when it comes to rugby union. Dave Grogan, Business Development Director, Sporting Solutions, comments: “Rugby is a great in-play sport, but it is one that is both difficult and expensive to model and price up. Our unique in-play service marries modelling, pricing and trading expertise, to provide a flexible and cost effective outsource solution for sportsbooks.”

“We’re really looking forward to the Rugby World Cup – tournaments like this are where our traders excel, as they produce their own prices and don’t follow the crowd or rely on a purely algorithmic price. Unexpected weather conditions are bound to have a big impact in New Zealand and the traders will be rapidly moving prices according to tactical game changes to ensure price accuracy.”

Sporting Solutions has quickly established itself as the pre-eminent provider of trading and pricing services to the betting and gaming industry, allowing bookmakers to outsource their in-play betting on 22 sports. A wide range of partner operators already includes William Hill, ToteSport, Skybet, Centrebet and Party Gaming.