Tag Archives: Nikos Konstakis

Netherlands Lottery goes live with SG’s OpenGaming and OpenBet offerings

Netherlands Lottery goes live with SG’s OpenGaming and OpenBet offerings

Scientific Games has made its OpenGaming platform and OpenBet technology available across the Dutch market after launching with the Netherlands Lottery (NLO). Through the extension of its current partnership with the NLO, Scientific Games has optimised its sports betting and iGaming technology to meet the requirements of the newly-regulated European market, which officially opened on 1 October 2021. Andy Stubley, …

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Scientific Games ranks as Greece’s top tech workplace

Scientific Games has been recognised as Greece’s best technology workplace, having ranked fifth on the ‘Hellas – Great Place to Work’ corporate employment index.  The Nasdaq technology group jumped-up two spots on the Hellas 2021 employment index, registering as Greek tech’s highest-ranking incumbent. The ‘Great Place to Work’ index is published annually by the Hellas business institute, recognising the companies …

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Content and speed key to sports betting growth in 2021

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Nikos Konstakis (pictured), VP Sportsbook at SG Digital, explains why the sports betting industry is well positioned for growth in the months ahead and how content will drive the user experience to new heights. As we enter a huge year for the betting industry with major sporting events providing real growth opportunities for operators, there is finally cause for optimism …

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Lockdown 2.0 – are you prepared if we lose live sports again?

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Uncertain times remain as we enter the final quarter of 2020, and the sports betting industry is fully aware that further lockdowns could follow as the number of COVID-19 cases start to climb sharply. We asked four key industry stakeholders about the lessons learned from lockdown earlier this year and how operators should prepare themselves in the event of future …

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The Premier League is back: How will the betting market react?

Premier League - File photo dated 11-01-2020 of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

The Premier League makes its eagerly anticipated return tomorrow, starting with Aston Villa vs Sheffield United, but how will the ‘fanless’ aspect of ‘Project Restart’ translate to betting behaviour?  And what about the Bundesliga, the first major football league in Europe to bounce back following the COVID-19 enforced break. How can punters and traders learn from what’s happened so far?  …

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Hellas index recognises SG Digital as top tech employer 

The annual ‘Hellas – Great Place to Work’ index has ranked SG Digital among Greece’s top technology and digital sector employers.  Ranking seventh in the overall company index, SG Digital was recognised for developing ‘excellent workplace learning environments’ and supporting all levels of its workforce with ‘effective talent management’ programmes and resources.   Scientific Games’ digital unit was joined in the …

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Nikos Konstakis, SG Digital: In-play wagering has boosted punter engagement with tennis

With this year’s Wimbledon tournament capturing the attention of a global audience, tennis has continued to grow in popularity among punters.  Nikos Konstakis, VP Sportsbook Product at SG Digital, explained to SBC the reasons why tennis is a good fit for in-play wagering, and how the new live score product Match HQ can help grow the appeal of the sport. …

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Round table – SG Digital: 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 sixth round table participant was SG Digital, represented by its VP Sportsbook Product, Nikos Konstakis. SBC: What role does pricing and risk play in the differentiation of a …

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Nikos Konstakis appointed as SG Digital’s VP of Sportsbook Product

Scientific Games Corporation has strengthened the senior management team of SG Digital with the appointment of Nikos Konstakis as its new Vice President of Sportsbook Product. Konstakis will be responsible for overseeing OpenBet’s product development roadmap and delivering and enhancing its sportsbook proposition for its customers following the Supreme Court’s overturning of PASPA.   Konstakis has a wealth of industry …

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