With the Betfair Ruby SDK by Luke Byrne, users can create betting robots to gamble online. It allows to generate several betting and trading scenarios using a bot file that contains all the logic. To run the bot, developers can create a daemon file with username, password, exchange_id, countries_array, and amount to bet. More than one bot can run using the same bot file. To be more informed, the API provides the features of market information, current bet details, and account statements.
Facebook just announced its acquisition of SportStream. Although SportStream identifies itself as a "group of die-hard sports fans," the story underneath the acquisition truly represents an API story. Over the past few months, Facebook has been building its developer toolkit with an armory of new APIs and media partners have begun to flock to its new capabilities. The platform underlying SportStream, SportsBase, and its associated API will give Facebook greater visibility into sports-based conversations across the social media ecosystem.
ScoreStream, a high school sports app and platform, recently announced the launch of a public ScoreStream Local Sports API. The API offers access to data, including schedules and scores, for 10,000 to 15,000 high school games every week while schools are in session, as well as other sporting data.