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How Big Data Can Predict Football’s Rising Stars (VIDEO)

Did you know that Big Data can help us predict who the future football stars will be? This is precisely what happened in Riyad Mahrez’s case, PFA Player of the Year, who has conquered the English Premier League with Leicester City.

Riyad Mahrez

During last year’s Big Data Week Conference in London, Malta-based entrepreneur Valery Bollier correctly foresaw…

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Added by Jure Rejec on May 11, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

How Big Data is Changing the World of Soccer

Did you know that athletes are not only monitored by cameras on stadiums, but also by many quirky devices such as accelerometers, heart rate sensors and even local GPS-like systems? Indeed, Big Data and modern technologies are currently revolutionizing sports and even powering the Fantasy Sports…

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Added by Jure Rejec on January 11, 2016 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

Can Big Data solve the skill vs. luck 'mystery' of fantasy sports?

Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) is a relatively new phenomenon. Some say it's definitely a game of skill, others claim it's just another form of gambling and shouldn't be legal.

DFS, ''the next big thing'' is taking North America by storm and slowly knocking on Europe's doors. The way it works is simple: sports lovers select a team of real world athletes…

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Added by Jure Rejec on July 13, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Fantasy Sports Betting: The Next 'Big Thing' Thanks to Big Data

Many believe that Fantasy Sports Betting (FSB) is the next immensely popular online game, similar to the arrival of Poker a decade ago, and the incredible growth of the industry in the USA is the best proof of that.

Since betting on sporting events has been increasingly evident since the turn of the century and has become a global professional sports sector in itself, it makes sense to explore how it can merge together with FSB. Are they complementary products or is…

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Added by Jure Rejec on June 21, 2015 at 10:57pm — 1 Comment

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