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Fonbet builds betting experience through ‘Alice’ voice assistant

voice assistant - MOSCOW, RUSSIA - NOVEMBER 19, 2018: Konstantin Kruglov, Experimental Products Director at Yandex, speaks during an event to unveil partner devices based on Yandex IO platform. Yandex IO is a development kit that allows integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) with voice capabilities into consumer electronics, cars and vending machines. Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS

More than 5,000 users every month are now asking ‘Alice’ about current promotions on Fonbet, whose virtual voice assistant has a declared accuracy of about 90%. Alice, the Yandex-developed equivalent of Apple’s Siri, was first launched in 2017 but the Fonbet “skill” was only added in late 2019. It has the answers to thousands of common template questions that help …

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Kim Mouridsen: Combatting problem gambling with automated player profiling

Kim Mouridsen, Professor and Founder of Mindway AI, explains how they are using scientifically based automated player profiling and monitoring to combat problem gambling and better understand player behaviours. SBC: Identifying problem gambling behaviour is getting easier with technology, but how can that translate to effective outreach to customers who may not want to accept that? KM: Problem gambling is …

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Round table – Betinvest: The future of sportsbook personalisation

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Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry have offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The next round table participant was Betinvest, represented by its VP of Business Development Valentyn Kyrylenko. SBC: What role does pricing and risk have to play in the …

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Why Sportradar believes technology and human expertise is key for sports trading

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For years, people have been breaking down sports mathematically based on the probabilities of various outcomes. It’s a popular topic amongst fans keen to discuss, engage and predict elements of their favourite sport. Thanks to technology, the ability for bookmakers to serve this interest by providing as many betting markets as possible has become a lot more efficient. As Artificial …

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Round table – SBTech: The future of sportsbook personalisation

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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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OPTIMA’s Jacob Lopez: Facilitating the immediacy and convenience of mobile betting

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Optima CEO Jacob Lopez said that the rise of mobile betting has played a major role in the development of its MGS platform, which is now utilised by partners worldwide. OptimaMGS™ is a turn-key high performance gaming platform which allows operators to serve its customers through multiple engagement channels under a single system, using both integrated OPTIMA products as well as …

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Graham Cooke – Qubit – Straight shooting on AI as a technology and business matter

Artificial intelligence will revolutionise global business, but how should industry stakeholders approach this complex and often misunderstood technology? SBC speaks to Qubit CEO & Co-Founder Graham Cooke on the current context of AI and how to gain inclusive learnings on the subject matter without distractions or disruptions.  Leading Qubit, Cooke has worked and consulted on a number of ‘Tier1’ industry …

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Alessandro Fried – BtoBet – Changes of the bettors

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Alessandro Fried, Chairman for BtoBet, has published a new white paper on the changing habits of bettors and a technological revolution in both daily and gaming life. The wide-ranging report, which details the evolution of the bettor, the 3D view of the consumer and an increased level of automation in the industry, also questions whether the sports betting sector is …

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OtherLevels CEO Brendan O’Kane: Targeting users with second-generation messaging tools

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), OtherLevels CEO Brendan O’Kane, part of the ‘CRM – Digital identity and marketing’ session at next month’s event, spoke to SBC News about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017, where operators and affiliates can work better together and what sports partnership has stood out over the last 12 months. SBC: Why …

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Kompli-Global provides 4th AMLD support for gaming operators

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Kompli-Global has developed a tool to help companies deal with the more time-consuming customer due diligence challenges of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th AMLD). The 4th AMLD, which came into force on 26 June, includes a specific mention for the online gaming industry, where operators must perform more exhaustive checks on adverse player information. Backed up by a team …

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