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WGES goes digital with ‘exciting new content and speakers’

WGES 2020

In any other year a trip to the World Gaming Executive Summit (WGES) would be in the diaries of many of the industry’s senior leaders, but 2020’s unique circumstances mean the conference is now an online event running on 8-9 December. SBC News caught up with WGES Project Manager Sam Milliken to find out what delegates can expect from the …

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Triggy links with Pinnacle to launch live score app

Triggy AB has teamed up with Pinnacle to launch a new branded live score app for the operator which will help drive both customer acquisition and retention. Through the ‘Pinnacle Live Soccer Scores’ app, players will be able to follow games and teams to get personalised, relevant push notifications. Björn Nilsson, co-founder at Triggy AB, commented: “The release of ‘Pinnacle …

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Leaders accept contrasts and conflicts as CIS removes ‘grey market tag’

Day two of the SBC Digital Summit CIS kicked off with a range of C-level perspectives on CIS market developments and objectives for the gaming market. Opening panel discussions, Simon Westbury, Head of Sales for Digitain, probed panelists on whether industry incumbents could form a comprehensive strategy to tackle a region of diverse conflicts and contrasts in the CIS, where …

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BOSE Digital: The growth of esports demands a better standard of product

As the game and data standards become more robust, it is becoming much safer for bookmakers to take bets on the esports market. On a W2-sponsored panel titled ‘Esports – A Safer Bet?’ on day two of Betting on Sports Europe – Digital 2020, panellists discussed whether bookmakers are becoming more comfortable with taking bets on esports. Paris Smith, CEO …

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Ben Cove joins Pinnacle as new CMO

Pinnacle has strengthened its marketing efforts after confirming that Ben Cove will join the company as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Under his newly formed role, Cove will oversee the company’s strategy to deliver its brand to the wider mainstream audience, offering insight into the strategic focus at Pinnacle as the bookmaker plans for 2021 and beyond. Commenting on the …

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Betting on Sports Europe – Digital unveils high-level speaker line-up

Betting on Sports Europe - Digital

The Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and exhibition will feature one of the highest level speaker line-ups the industry has seen, with senior executives and specialists from Betsson, Danske Spil, FIFA, GVC, Kaizen Gaming, Kindred Group, Pinnacle, and Superbet among those set to take part. The agenda for the event on 21 – 22 October tackles head on …

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Minja Bolesnikov: “I think we are boring as an industry”

This year has seen a seismic shift in the sports betting landscape. Retail in Europe at times became temporarily null and void, whilst operators have had to adapt to new sectors in order to provide a market for their punters when live-sport was unavailable. Speaking at SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital’s ‘Future Landscape of Sports Betting’ panel Minja Bolesnikov, CEO, …

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Major operators head high-quality day one speaker line-up for SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital

SBC Summi Barcelona Digital - Day One Preview

The biggest ever virtual event for the betting & gaming industry kicks off on 8 September with a stellar line-up of speakers, as top executives from DraftKings, Sportradar, GVC, Paddy Power, Parimatch, Coingaming, Pinnacle and Stanleybet share their insights with the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital audience.  Day one of the online conference and exhibition opens and closes with unmissable …

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Danske Spil calls for esports makeover with Pinnacle Solution

Pinnacle Solution, the B2B unit of low margin bookmaker Pinnacle Sports secures its biggest esports partnership to date, announcing Denmark’s state-owned lottery operator Danske Spil as a new client of its full suite esports wagering platform. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. The partnership will see Danske Spil integrate …

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Adapting and evolving in the industry during COVID-19

Speaking on the second day of CasinoBeats Malta Digital, Paris Smith, CEO of Pinnacle, claimed that ‘every crisis is an opportunity’ as she explains how her company evolved at the start of the COVID-19 crisis. As part of the Leaders’ Panel, Smith went on to praise her ‘loyal’ and ‘dedicated’ staff and how there have been lessons learned from the …

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