Betting on Sports

Jacob Lopez Curciel – OPTIMA – Creating the right user journey for horse racing betting

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Jacob Lopez Curciel is the Founder, Chairman and CEO for OPTIMA, a licensed B2B Software Developer of sports betting and gaming solutions with partners in Europe, Asia, Africa and America. OPTIMA has been confirmed as the Platinum event sponsor for next month’s Betting on Sports, held at the Olympia Conference Centre from 12-15 September. The company will present software platform OPTIMA …

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Sportradar’s James Watson: Assessing the double-edged data sword for esports at #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), we spoke to Sportradar Head of Esports James Watson about data challenges in esports and his company’s relationship with ESL. Watson is part of the ‘Data Data Data’ session (14 September) in the ‘Betting on Esports’ track at next month’s event. SBC: Why did you decide to speak at Betting on Esports …

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Danske Spil’s Jens Nielsen heads the sportsbook session at #boscon2017

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The Head of Sportsbook session featuring Danske Spil’s Jens Nielsen, Mr Green’s Enda Gaffney and Vladimir Dratsjov from Olympic Entertainment Group (OlyBet) will provide an explosive start to the ‘Leaders in Betting’ track at Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September). Kicking off the first full day of #boscon2017 in the main auditorium at Olympia Conference Centre (13 September), the trio …

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Gaming and Sports Attorney Daniel Wallach: Embracing a legal sports betting environment in the U.S. at #boscon2017

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Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September) will debate the changing sports betting landscape in the U.S., just a few months after the Supreme Court agreed to hear New Jersey’s challenge against PASPA. We spoke to panellist Daniel Wallach, a Gaming and Sports Attorney at Becker & Poliakoff, about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017, why it’s important for him …

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Super seven – why you have to be at Betting on Sports 2017 #boscon2017

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Betting on Sports 2017, the second edition of the largest international sports and betting trade conference, will take place at Olympia Conference Centre from 12-15 September. Featuring 1,200 senior executives, 165 leading industry speakers, 44 key sessions across eight conference tracks and space for 60 exhibitors within the exhibition area, #boscon2017 has become a must-attend event for the entire sports …

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Saving Las Vegas: Can esports be the hero casinos need?

As casinos look to counteract an aging demographic of customers and players, one industry many operators are looking to is esports. This is understandable given the typical demographic of esports fans, which in particular titles’ scenes at least, is notably older than many outsiders would (and regularly do) presume. They aren’t all kids. A recent story on Fox Business opened …

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Trustly’s Samuel Barrett: Strengthening the operator’s offering with innovative payments #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Trustly Director of Gaming Samuel Barrett, part of the Innovation in Payments session at next month’s event, spoke to SBC News about digital trends impacting the sector, as well as the changing relationship between bookmaker and payment provider. SBC: From an industry perspective, has payments been overlooked as a key dynamic for …

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BHA CEO Nick Rust promotes ‘significant growth’ for betting on racing at #boscon2017

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SBC Events will mark a landmark year in horse racing with a dedicated full day conference track at Betting on Sports 2017, held at Olympia from 12-15 September. Organised with support from the Racing Post, the seven-part agenda on the first full day at #boscon2017 (13 September) will cover the future of pool betting, opportunities around international racing, obstacles to …

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Easy Payment Gateway CEO Alex Capurro: The evolution of the payments sector at #boscon2017

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Easy Payment Gateway CEO Alex Capurro is speaking about Innovation in Payments at next month’s Betting on Sports conference (12-15 September). We caught up with him for an interview ahead of his eagerly anticipated session, which will look at how the payments sector has been using technology to provide a smooth and safe user experience for both customers and operators. SBC: …

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Checkd Media adds to affiliate consolidation with Oddschanger purchase

Checkd Media, the owner of affiliate brand FootyAccumulators, has joined the latest trend for affiliate consolidation and extended its brand portfolio with the acquisition of Oddschanger and its related assets for an undisclosed figure. Checkd Media has purchased UK based Oddschanger, a sports betting social media affiliate business, from founder Will Tyrrell. Oddschanger was established in 2013 and now has …

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