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Exploring the possibility of affiliate licensing at #boscon2017

The future of affiliates has drawn a great deal of attention from the gambling industry in recent weeks, it’s something that caused Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint to question ‘how the system could carry on?’  With a whole host of industry experts discussing what the future holds for affiliates at the Betting on Sports 2017 conference, an idea that was consistently …

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Affiliates a hot topic at #boscon2017

After Sky’s controversial decision to terminate its affiliate programme, it’s unsurprising that the subject of affiliates was discussed in great depth at this year’s Betting on Sports conference. Jesper Soegaard, CEO, Better Collective described Sky Bet’s decision as a ‘big move, that they could have handled better.’ Soegaard added that: “Cooperation between operators and affiliates is something we need to tie …

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#boscon2017: Analysing the evolving role of sports traders

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One of the first topics to arise at this year’s Betting on Sports conference was the evolving role of the sports trader. Jens Nielsen, Head of Sportsbook, Danske Spil revealed: “The specialist knowledge has moved into a niche, into smaller sports like, handball and Esports.” Nielsen added: “I doubt everything will be automated in the future, the need for strong …

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SIS Product Director Paul Witten: Assessing the broadcast and betting scene within racing at #boscon2017

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To mark the start of the Betting on Sports conference, SIS Product Director Paul Witten, part of the ‘After the off – Opportunities in live betting’ racing session at the event, spoke to SBC News about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017 and what sports partnership has stood out over the last 12 months. SBC: Why is it important for …

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Exploring innovation in payments at #boscon2017

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At this week’s Betting on Sports conference, eMerchantPay will be launching a new payment efficiency programme that allows online gaming operators to assess areas of their payment infrastructure to realise efficiencies. Speaking to SBC News ahead of the event, which takes place at London’s Olympia from September 12-15, Chris Smart, vice president of gaming and FX Markets for eMerchantPay, said …

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Mr Green’s Enda Gaffney: Sportsbook 2.0 sets the tone for innovation and improved UX #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Enda Gaffney from Mr Green, part of the ‘Head of Sportsbook‘ session at this week’s event, spoke to SBC News about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017 and what sports partnership has stood out over the last 12 months. SBC: Why is it important for you to speak at Betting on …

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Sky Bet’s Affiliate Hub closure due to ‘increasingly tough enforcement stances’

Affiliate updates

Sky Bet’s decision to close its affiliate hub has been the hot topic of the week in online betting and gaming and it’s one which will get great scrutiny at next week’s Betting on Sports Conference. The closure of Sky’s affiliate programme has the potential to send ripples throughout the industry on several levels, which is why the issue will …

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Legal experts to discuss changing regulatory dynamics at #boscon2017

At this year’s Betting On Sports conference, which takes place at London’s Olympia on September 13-15, a prestige panel of legal experts will pull focus on the latest regulatory trends affecting the industry in 2017. During the event, lawyer and notary Tal Itzhak Ron, Chairman and CEO of Tal Ron, Drihem & Co. law firm, will discuss Europe’s evolving regulatory …

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Snookered: O’Sullivan breaks bookmaker trading algorithms

Five-time world champion Ronnie ‘The Rocket’ O’Sullivan found out this week that his unique style of play has forced bookmakers to create a separate predictive algorithm for when he is on the table. The revelation was made at the inaugural SBC Snooker Forum in Marylebone, where O’Sullivan had earlier predicted that 70 to 80% of the sport’s top players will …

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Five top class London venues for networking focused Betting on Sports

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Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September) will deliver an unrivalled source of networking and business opportunities across five top class London venues. Starting with a pre-registration event at Hilton Olympia Hotel on Tuesday 12 September, which includes networking drinks and Champions League football, #boscon2017 delegates can take advantage of the full industry gathering with numerous opportunities to learn from the …

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