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Industry leaders headline Betting on Sports 2019 conference

Betting on Sports

Jason Robins (DraftKings), Paris Smith (Pinnacle), Jose Duarte (BetCris), Dominik Beier (Interwetten), Lahcene Merzoug (ComeOn!), Jesper Svensson (Betsson), Carmelo Mazza (Betaland), Sergey Portnov (Parimatch) and Stan Reoutt (Fonbet) represent just a small selection of the industry CEOs taking to the stage at this year’s Betting on Sports conference. Organiser SBC Events has released the full agenda for the fourth edition of …

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Paul Graham, Mark Jarvis: The FOBT ruling has been tough for independent bookmakers

With the FOBT ruling coming into play earlier this year, the effect upon retail-focused bookmakers has been tough, with some having to close their doors for good. In a chat with Paul Graham from Mark Jarvis Racing, he told SBC that the FOBT ruling has been tough on independent bookmakers, but that he hopes the new partnership with FSB will …

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Round table – BetConstruct: The future of sportsbook personalisation

BetConstruct

Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The fifth round table participant was BetConstruct, represented by its Group Director of Sportsbook Product, Stuart Baker. SBC: What role does pricing and risk play in the differentiation of …

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Round table – Amelco: The future of sportsbook personalisation

Amelco

Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The fourth round table participant was Amelco, represented by Trading Director Sam Foulkes. SBC: What role does pricing and risk have to play in the differentiation of a sportsbook …

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6 of the Best – Covers’ Patrick Everson

Blonk 6OTB

This week’s 6 of the Best comes from, Patrick Everson, senior writer at Covers.com. In the latest edition we see an American twist regarding a favourite holiday, a love of one particular NFL franchise and which album saw every song tell “an incredible story”. Best Holiday  Christmas, for certain. It never goes out of style. Midnight Mass, at which my daughter always …

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Round table – Sporting Group: The future of sportsbook personalisation

Sporting

Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The third round table participant was Sporting Group, represented by its CEO Simon Trim. SBC: What role does pricing and risk management have to play in the differentiation of a …

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Round table – FSB: The future of sportsbook personalisation

FSB

Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The second round table participant was FSB, who last week struck a new deal with Mark Jarvis Racing, one of the leading independent bookmakers in the UK. The company …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Beware the Gambling Commission’s change of corporate control process

The Gambling Commission has announced on its regulatory sanctions register that it has revoked the operating licence of a Malta-based remote casino operator, Maxent Limited (trading most recently as MaxEnt, with the domain names betat.co.uk and slottyvegas.com). Although the Commission states on its website that “this decision will come into effect on 18 June and therefore from this date MaxEnt …

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Round table – SBTech: The future of sportsbook personalisation

SBTech

Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The first round table participant was SBTech, who this week was chosen by Gamesys as platform provider for the new Virgin Bet brand in the UK. The company was …

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Bookies Corner – Tory leadership race faces a reality check

Brexit Britain faces further political drama as The Conservative Party sanctions a leadership race to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister. Preparing for political twists and turns, SBC gets the bookies lowdown on what will be this summer’s most sadistic betting market… _______________________ SBC: What is the mood of the nation telling bookmakers with regards to the Conservative Leadership race. What conclusions …

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