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#boscon2017: Additional data will lead to innovative player bets ahead of the World Cup

Group director of E-Commerce at Romanian bookmaker Superbet, Jamie Hart identified how he believes bookmakers will innovate ahead of next Summer’s World Cup. As part of a panel at Betting on Sports 2017, Hart discussed how the World Cup can help provide bookmakers with the perfect opportunity to engage with a wider audience. Hart said: “Everyone uses the world cup …

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Breaking down boxing trading at #boscon2017

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After discussing boxing on a panel at the Betting on Sports 2017 conference, head of sports at Scandinavian betting systems provider, BettingCloud, Endre Nesset broke down the intricacies of trading boxing. Endre said: “For us as a modelling company, it comes down to the models we have, so with boxing, essentially you have to calculate the chances of a fighter …

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#boscon2017: The room for growth in cricket betting

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The chairman of Bede Gaming, Joe Saumarez Smith stated that the reason cricket hasn’t broken into the mainstream as a betting product is down to it being ‘extremely difficult to price.’ Smith said: “I’m very much of the view that cricket is a fantastic betting game, if you go to an Indian cricket ground you’re surrounded by people all betting …

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Exploring the possibility of affiliate licensing at #boscon2017

The future of affiliates has drawn a great deal of attention from the gambling industry in recent weeks, it’s something that caused Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint to question ‘how the system could carry on?’  With a whole host of industry experts discussing what the future holds for affiliates at the Betting on Sports 2017 conference, an idea that was consistently …

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Affiliates a hot topic at #boscon2017

After Sky’s controversial decision to terminate its affiliate programme, it’s unsurprising that the subject of affiliates was discussed in great depth at this year’s Betting on Sports conference. Jesper Soegaard, CEO, Better Collective described Sky Bet’s decision as a ‘big move, that they could have handled better.’ Soegaard added that: “Cooperation between operators and affiliates is something we need to tie …

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#boscon2017: Analysing the evolving role of sports traders

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One of the first topics to arise at this year’s Betting on Sports conference was the evolving role of the sports trader. Jens Nielsen, Head of Sportsbook, Danske Spil revealed: “The specialist knowledge has moved into a niche, into smaller sports like, handball and Esports.” Nielsen added: “I doubt everything will be automated in the future, the need for strong …

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SIS Product Director Paul Witten: Assessing the broadcast and betting scene within racing at #boscon2017

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To mark the start of the Betting on Sports conference, SIS Product Director Paul Witten, part of the ‘After the off – Opportunities in live betting’ racing session at the event, spoke to SBC News about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017 and what sports partnership has stood out over the last 12 months. SBC: Why is it important for …

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Exploring innovation in payments at #boscon2017

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At this week’s Betting on Sports conference, eMerchantPay will be launching a new payment efficiency programme that allows online gaming operators to assess areas of their payment infrastructure to realise efficiencies. Speaking to SBC News ahead of the event, which takes place at London’s Olympia from September 12-15, Chris Smart, vice president of gaming and FX Markets for eMerchantPay, said …

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Mr Green’s Enda Gaffney: Sportsbook 2.0 sets the tone for innovation and improved UX #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Enda Gaffney from Mr Green, part of the ‘Head of Sportsbook‘ session at this week’s event, spoke to SBC News about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017 and what sports partnership has stood out over the last 12 months. SBC: Why is it important for you to speak at Betting on …

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Sky Bet’s Affiliate Hub closure due to ‘increasingly tough enforcement stances’

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Sky Bet’s decision to close its affiliate hub has been the hot topic of the week in online betting and gaming and it’s one which will get great scrutiny at next week’s Betting on Sports Conference. The closure of Sky’s affiliate programme has the potential to send ripples throughout the industry on several levels, which is why the issue will …

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