Tag Archives: Stamford Bridge

David Webb, BetConstruct: Why meeting new regulations is the industry’s big challenge for 2019

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At last month’s Betting on Football conference, we caught up with David Webb – Compliance Manager for BetConstruct – to discuss a couple of “major changes” to the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) regulations, how customer confidence impacts an operator’s growth potential, and why technological innovation is so important to enhancing fan engagement. SBC: What are the biggest challenges facing the …

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Why realistic odds and outcomes trump top graphics for virtuals

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Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter told delegates at the Betting on Football conference that “what works in real betting doesn’t always work in virtuals”, while more realistic odds and outcomes is more important to the customer than the best graphics. Speaking on the ‘Let’s get digital: where now for virtual sports’ panel at last week’s event, he explained how Golden …

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BetConstruct secures key content partnership with Greentube

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BetConstruct has struck a key strategic partnership with Novomatic Interactive subsidiary Greentube, whose online gaming content will subsequently be rolled out on both BetConstruct’s own casinos and its partner operators. As a result of this new partnership, more than 400 slots will be added to BetConstruct’s RNG library, making it one of the richest and most diversified in the industry. …

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Assessing the football and betting sponsorship dynamic

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Much has been written regarding the industry’s relationship with sports, none more so than football, where criticism has suggested measures must be put in place to curb what is seen as an over saturation of marketing, sponsorships and advertising. This topic is set to fall under the microscope at the sixth annual Betting on Football, taking place this week at …

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Marco Castaldo, Microgame: Growth potential remains despite Italian ad ban

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SBC News caught up with Marco Castaldo, CEO at Microgame, for his take on the much-discussed advertising ban in Italy, how it might influence Microgame’s business model, and why adapting an online platform for the country – given the current uncertainty and speed to market – “makes less sense now than before”. SBC: With Microgame’s Italian offering very diverse, including …

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Peter Woodfine, Vermantia: Why retail can still rival the solitary world of online betting

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On the eve of next week’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge, Peter Woodfine – Business Development Director at Vermantia – says in-shop betting is changing. But he is a firm believer that retail will always be detail. There’s been a lot of talk in the media about the death of retail, but to paraphrase Mark Twain – it’s been …

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Mobile access drives platform development for 1xBet

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1xBet, a headline sponsor for next week’s Betting on Football, will be using the conference to promote the development of its platform, which is both “intuitive and simple to use” with a modern interface that can be easily accessed from mobile devices. To emphasise this focus, the company’s Head of Business Development Evgenii Kiriushin said that it expects mobile development …

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Are we at peak betting? Find out at Betting on Football

Has the industry reached peak betting when it comes to technological innovations? That’s the question that will be asked on the first panel session of the ‘Leadership & Vision’ track (Wednesday 20 March) at next week’s Betting on Football conference. The subject matter – Peak betting – are economies of scale causing stagnation? – forms much needed executive debate and …

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Keith O’Loughlin, SG Digital: Focusing on next level player experiences

SG Digital

We spoke to Keith O’Loughlin, SVP – Sportsbook at SG Digital – the digital division of Scientific Games confirmed as a ‘Headline Sponsor’ for this month’s Betting on Football conference. Ahead of the event, which takes place at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March, we asked him about SG Digital’s #bofcon exhibition plans, what parts of the conference agenda …

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AC Milan legend Franco Baresi to open Betting on Football 2019

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Legendary AC Milan and Italy central defender Franco Baresi has been confirmed as the star name to open this month’s Betting on Football conference. It is fitting that the sixth edition of the event, held at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March, will be opened by Baresi – a footballer that performed for AC Milan with such distinction that …

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