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GVC reshuffles senior team following Humberstone departure

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FTSE100 online gambling group, GVC Holdings, has shifted around its senior leadership team, following Jim Humberstone’s departure as Group Director of Trading. Tom Ritzema, who succeeds Humberstone, has been appointed Group Trading Director. Ritzema has helped facilitate the integration of the trading teams of bwin.party (acquired February 2016) and Ladbrokes Coral (acquired March 2018). With eighteen years industry experience, Ritzema …

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#bofcon2017 – New innovation and the impact of automation on trading

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Paolo Personeni, Managing Director of Managed Trading Services at Betradar, has predicted that “voice activated sports betting is around the corner”. Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Personeni was part of a panel discussing the evolution of the trading floor, the increased use of algorithms to define odds and the presence of more data which “means automation will become generally …

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140 world class speakers confirmed for Betting on Football

Fortuna Entertainment Group CEO Per Widerstrom, GVC Holdings COO Shay Segev and Ladbrokes Ambassador Chris Kamara are just three of the key names presented by SBC Events for the most extensive senior speaker line-up ever seen at a sports betting industry event. 140 industry leading speakers will be addressing the 800+ delegates attending next week’s Betting on Football 2017 at …

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Betting on Football tackles the trading floor of the future

SBC Events has signed up a quartet of industry big hitters for a hotly anticipated Betting on Football 2017 session on the future of the trading floor in sports betting. Christopher Langeland, Managing Director of GIG subsidiary BettingCloud, GVC Holdings Group Trading & B2B Director Jim Humberstone, Betradar Managing Director MTS Paolo Personeni ‎and Danske Spil Head of Sportsbook Jens Nielsen will …

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