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Pavol Krasnovsky – RTSmunity – Betting on esports

Pavol Krasnovsky is the Founder and CEO of RTSmunity, market maker for esports on Betfair and Matchbook exchanges and odds supplier. Krasnovsky is joining the Betting on Esports conference (September 12-15th) panel focused on data, the challenges that come with it in esports markets but also how to harness it to succeed. Alongside him on this panel will be Pinnacle Trading Director …

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Saving Las Vegas: Can esports be the hero casinos need?

As casinos look to counteract an aging demographic of customers and players, one industry many operators are looking to is esports. This is understandable given the typical demographic of esports fans, which in particular titles’ scenes at least, is notably older than many outsiders would (and regularly do) presume. They aren’t all kids. A recent story on Fox Business opened …

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Rahul Sood – Unikrn – Betting on esports

Rahul Sood is the CEO at esports only bookmaker Unikrn. During a busy year to date which has seen Unikrn acquire tournament organiser and release its own cryptocurrency, unikoingold, on Ethereum, Sood caught up with SBC News ahead of his speaker slot at the Betting on Esports Conference in September. Sood will be discussing esports betting on the panel …

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Esports Insider’s Forum launches to a packed Fnatic Bunkr

The first of the ESI Forum Series (#ESIForum) events, in association with Digital Fuel, packed the Bunkr last night as the esports fraternity came out in force to Fnatic’s HQ. As a part of SBC Global, Esports Insider is running these monthly events at Fnatic’s Shoreditch venue in a bid to welcome the finest professionals from in and around the industry for …

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Want to find out why football clubs are entering esports? Be at the Bunkr on July 20th

There are just nine days remaining until the inaugural Esports Insider Forum Series hosted at Fnatic’s very own Bunkr in Shoreditch, London. Esports Insider, a part of SBC Global, will welcome up to 80 professionals from the realm of esports as well as traditional sports with a panel examining just why football clubs are getting involved in the burgeoning world of esports on …

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LeoVegas bringing the hygge with Danish entry

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Last week, LeoVegas launched its LeoVegas Sport product into the Danish market. Having been granted a Danish licence, LeoVegas will now offer around 100,000 betting games daily in more than 40 different sports in Denmark. LeoVegas Group CEO Gustaf Hagman stated: “The launch of LeoVegas’ casino has been very successful and LeoVegas has established itself as a brand in Denmark. …

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Opinium and the changing face of the UK punter

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Strategic insight agency Opinium has compiled a report looking at the ‘changing face of the UK punter’ is the first in a new series from the company. The findings were that ‘retention, cross-selling and building brand loyalty are the key challenges facing operators in the UK’. The new paper is titled “Gaming’s not so quiet revolution: the changing face of the …

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DraftKings nets Official Fantasy Partner status of EuroLeague Basketball

Euroleague Basketball announced a new partnership this week which saw DraftKings become the Official Fantasy Partner for the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. DraftKings will bring its expertise on board in order to help the EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge undergo a makeover and offer fans several new fantasy games and opportunities in both the EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup. DraftKings is of course well versed as a …

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Global Gaming strengthens its executive team amidst expansion

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Global Gaming has appointed Mark Wadsworth as a member of its executive team as the company looks to to support the recent expansion in Malta. Wadsworth joins the firm as Director of the Group’s companies in Malta. Here he will head up two new major development projects. Prior to joining, Wadsworth worked at Betsson in the role of Head of Platform. He worked across …

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Ihre Consulting unveils new look site

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Affiliate network and management agency, Ihre Consulting, has launched a new look site which is aimed at being more user friendly. The rebrand showcases the products and services offered alongside the industry awards the company has picked up since it was founded back in 2010. This includes its most recent nomination for the EGR B2B Awards 2017. The site has been overhauled …

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