Luke Massey

Betting on Sports to welcome record number of exhibitors

Betting on Sports

Nearly 150 of the biggest sports betting operators, platform providers, affiliates and payments firms will be setting up camp in the biggest ever Betting on Sports exhibition. Held from 18-21 September at Olympia London, #boscon2018 will feature 6,300 sqm of exhibition space. This area has been expanded to house at least 140 exhibitors over two floors, while there will be …

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International boost leads to early InBet extension for Altenar

Altenar

Sports betting software and services supplier Altenar has moved to capitalise on the success of its Inbet Games collaboration, just eight months after the first platform integration. Altenar has already seen a marked international improvement through integrating InbetV products, multiple variations of virtual fortune wheel and card games, and virtual lotteries such as 7 Keno games and 3D, as well …

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Melvin Ritsema: ‘Panda’ to the needs of the UK sports betting market

Panda

In the first of an exclusive three-part series for SBC News, Royal Panda CMO Melvin Ritsema takes a trip back to 2017 to talk us through his company’s decision to bring a sportsbook into its successful three-year-old online casino platform. Just over a year ago, we started out on a sportsbook adventure, having identified this as the best way to …

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LeoVegas smashes daily turnover record at Russia 2018

LeoVegas

A deeper player props offering, including a unique penalty shootout market, has driven LeoVegas to its highest ever daily turnover during this summer’s World Cup. The mobile-focused operator has kept its growing player base engaged with expanded player performance markets powered by Kambi, such as the number of shots on target, fouls committed, offside infringements, total sprints and pass completion. …

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Suspicious betting report raises lower level football concerns

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Lower level matches and friendlies are more susceptible to suspicious betting. That’s according to Perform Group, who teamed up with integrity partners Starlizard and TXODDS to produce an “unbiased” and “non-sensational” snapshot of suspicious betting patterns in football. Jake Marsh, Head of Integrity at Perform Group, said the joint report was designed to provide intelligence and analysis to football’s governing …

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Sport Industry NextGen launches search for 2019 talent

NextGen

Applications to Sport Industry NextGen 2019 are now open. The free-to-enter programme, now in its fourth year, searches for the best up-and-coming industry professionals across the sport industry hoping to develop their network and potential. Sport Industry NextGen discovers the rising industry stars and nurtures their talent through a dedicated Leadership Package to better equip them for future leadership roles. …

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Bolstered BetterBetting board to support newly appointed CTO

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BetterBetting (BETR) has prepared for the next phase of its development by appointing a new chief technical officer (CTO) and bolstering its supervisory board. Experienced IT software architect Steve Gray has been appointed as CTO, while David Vanrenen has been named as Chair of the Foundation. Simon Collins and Velvo Vaht have also joined this “energised” Supervisory Board. Gray joins the firm’s sportsbook …

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InCrowd’s John O’Connor: Delivering betting-based engagement for fans and sports brands

InCrowd

Since the end of the domestic football season, InCrowd has been working with Sky Sports to raise anticipation levels for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.   The fan marketing platform provider forged a successful partnership with the “multimedia colossus” to develop ‘Road to Moscow’, an interactive pre-tournament predictor game which saw 9% of those who played backing England to …

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Ringier Sportal to buy top Romanian online sports portal

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Ringier Sportal SRL has struck a deal with Intact Media Group to purchase its leading Romanian sports magazine Gazeta Sporturilor, including the publication’s print edition and website GSP.ro. Ringier Sportal SRL, a joint venture between Ringier Romania SRL and Bulgaria’s Sportal Media Group, believes the transaction will turn Ringier Romania into the country’s digital media leader. It is expected to …

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BetOnChart – Putting a unique twist on in-play sports betting

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BetOnChart has set about standing beside the “big guys” as the blockchain-based platform provider prepares to launch its unique twist on in-play sports betting. Designed to provide a gamified betting experience for its players, BetOnChart has utilised AI advancements to recreate a football match in the form of a chart. We caught up with the company’s founder Pavel Bykov to …

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