Events

2017 iGaming Super Show to highlight new industry products at ‘iGnite’ track

iGaming Business the event organiser of the 2017 Amsterdam iGaming Super Show (11-14 July) is to feature a brand new open conference track ‘iGnite’ designed for suppliers and developers to showcase their newest, innovative and exciting products or software to the entire igaming industry. iGnite will be an open-air theatre style show that will enable everyone from operators to affiliates to view the latest cutting-edge products and technologies …

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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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#bofcon2017 – Suppliers evolve within a consolidated market place

SBTech CEO Richard Carter said it is unlikely that operators will move all product development in-house, after suggesting that it only “makes financial sense in the board room”. Carter was part of the Supplier CEO panel at Betting on Football 2017, alongside BetConstruct CEO Vahe Baloulian, OPTIMA speaker Jacob Lopez Curciel and BtoBet Kostandina Zafirovska. The session featured a discussion around …

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#bofcon2017 – Exploring marketing value outside of the Premier League

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Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Nottingham Forest Commercial Manager Mark Bullock confirmed a renewed sponsorship deal with 888sport, described as “the biggest in the club’s history”. Bullock hailed the ongoing success of the partnership with the Gibraltar-based 888sport, which has helped the club to successfully “combine a binary market with the engaged, emotive fan”. As part of the deal, …

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#bofcon2017 – Spanish betting operators ‘leapfrogging to Latin America’

The regulated Spanish gaming market continues to grow at a rapid pace, and while international operators clamour to gain a foothold in the market, those already established on the Iberian Peninsula are increasingly looking to leverage opportunities across the Atlantic. Speaking at this week’s Betting on Football event in London, Christian Tirabassi, senior partner at Ficom Leisure, said Spain’s Directorate …

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Matchbook – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

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Matchbook is sponsoring Betting on Football 2017, the fourth edition of the largest international football and betting trade conference at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge. On the second day of the event (3-5 May), we spoke to Matchbook Director of Business Development Director Bradley Morrish about why football is such an attractive sport for betting, how the market is changing from …

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#bofcon2017 – Reflecting on the regulatory steps taken by Russia

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The BetOlimp CEO said that a regulated market in Russia presents challenges, but also “brings opportunities for established operators to become leaders in the region”. Alexey Sinyushkin was part of a star-studded Eastern European focused panel at Betting on Football 2017, reflecting on the recent steps taken by Russia to formally regulate its online sports betting market, which includes a …

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#bofcon2017 – Looking Good…What do investors want to see in market enterprises?

Following a period of mass consolidation and sector realignment, is the betting industry still an attractive proposition for enterprise investors? A Betting on Football expert panel assess current market conditions and challenges awaiting investment and enterprise stakeholders. Professional venture investor Christian Elder Founder of Dreamworx Online, tells the audience that value may have diminished in the betting sector as market …

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InBet Games – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

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InBet Games is sponsoring Betting on Football 2017, the fourth edition of the largest international football and betting trade conference at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge. On the day of the event (3-5 May), we spoke to InBet Games Business Development Director Pavel Korolev about why football is such an attractive sport for betting, how the market is changing from a …

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#bofcon2017 – Joey Barton case puts the spotlight on betting integrity

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The Commercial Director at AFC Wimbledon said that it is “naïve” to think that players aren’t still placing bets via surrogate accounts, despite the FA’s efforts to implement a blanket betting ban. Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Ivor Heller also promoted a return to the old system, whereby players can bet, but not in league or cup competitions in …

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