Betting on Football

OPTIMA: Taking an operator-led approach to R&D

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The openness to innovation, the research to support new innovation, the resources to gain ‘first mover advantage’ for such innovation, or the response time to existing innovation. Whatever the context, innovation is a buzzword that dominates the industry agenda. However, sports betting and gaming solutions provider OPTIMA has taken a slightly different approach to arming its operators with the right …

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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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OtherLevels: Brendan O’Kane – Customer expectations will be the driving force for innovation

Ahead of this year’s Betting on Football, we have turned our attention towards everything innovation, catching up with OtherLevels Founder and CEO, Brendan O’Kane. We spoke about the acceleration of innovation in recent years, and the importance of personalisation for a sportsbook experience. At this year’s event, Brendan will be speaking as part of our Betting on Innovation track, where …

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Scott Davies sharing experiences to help prevent problem gambling

“Some people will understand, some won’t. But there was a point when betting was the reason I was getting out of bed in the morning. Not the football, not my family, I just got up and placed bets, that was it. It was all I wanted to do.” Whether it’s the lifestyle, passion for the game or simply it’s a …

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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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New Betting on Football track answers industry’s burning questions

With only a few days until the Betting on Football conference returns to Stamford Bridge, SBC has introduced a new format to one of the panels which will allow the audience to pose the big questions to some of the industry’s most influential figures. Set to bring the Leadership in Betting track to a lively close on Wednesday 20 March, …

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SBC-QT: Does football and betting go hand-in-hand?

With only a few days until the sixth edition of SBC’s Betting on Football, we have been chatting with our sponsors to chat about a handful of the topics that will be discussed in our six tracks at the event, ranging from new technologies to the way betting and football interact with one another. In this SBC’s Question Time, we honed …

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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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SBC-QT: What industry innovations are we looking for?

This year’s Betting on Football is fast approaching, with only five days to go before the event kicks off at Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March. We have been catching up with our event sponsors to discuss a range of topics such as industry innovations and the relationship between betting and football. In the run up to #bofcon as part of …

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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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