Oddschecker snaps up WhoScored.com

Oddschecker snaps up WhoScored.com

Odds comparison and consumer gaming media group Oddschecker Global Media has agreed to acquire the trade and assets of WhoScored.com.

Published 25th September 2019

Founded in 2008, WhoScored provides insight and analysis of football data to a global audience.

The website features football live scores, stats and proprietary player ratings, capturing data across 500 football leagues, 15,000 teams and 250,000 players.

Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed, but Oddschecker said the purchase will enhance its strategic vision to “build high quality and engaging products that deliver world-class experiences for sports and betting fans around the world”.

“WhoScored.com is a well-established site with a fantastic product and brand which draws a strong audience in our key target territories,” Oddschecker Global Media chief executive, Toby Bentall, said.

“The acquisition will enhance our strong product offering while the integration will allow WhoScored to leverage our core strengths, thereby delivering growth to both businesses.”

Cristiano Acconci, founder and chief executive of WhoScored, added: “We share the same passion of serving football fans around the world with outstanding content.

“Oddschecker’s global presence, innovative technology and extensive commercial experience makes them the perfect partner to help accelerate WhoScored’s growth.”