Tag Archives: Amazon

Round table – SG Digital: The future of sportsbook personalisation

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Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The sixth round table participant was SG Digital, represented by its VP Sportsbook Product, Nikos Konstakis. SBC: What role does pricing and risk play in the differentiation of a …

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Tech eyes monitor Douyu IPO ambitions

Tech analysts are monitoring the movements of Chinese live streaming platform ‘Douyu’ closely, as the company files for a listing on the New York Stock Exchange this April. Branded as ‘China’s answer to Twitch.Tv’, the popular live streaming platform owned by Amazon, in its SEC submitted prospectus Douyu’s executive team seeks to raise $500 million from its New York IPO. …

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6 of the Best – FunFair Tech’s Geoff Scaplehorn

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Geoff Scaplehorn, Lead Games Producer at FunFair Technologies. Keep reading to discover which sport breaks physical inactivity, a love of Britpop, disdain for ‘staycation’ and a top ten of movie loves. Best Holiday That would have to be when I went on safari. Landing in Kenya, we drove to Tanzania to visit the Serengeti crater, …

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Kindred on course to fulfilling ‘datacentre independence’ directive

Updating stakeholders on a core corporate initiative, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Kindred Plc has announced that it is a ‘step closer’ towards launching its proprietary global datacentre solution. For the past two-years Kindred has worked in partnership with New York-based next-generation data infrastructure specialists/developers Cockroach Labs DB, aiming to deliver ‘a single, globally geo-distributed platform based on multi‑active datacentre’ supporting …

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Independent Content Services: Looking ahead to 2019

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Andrew Morgan, International Director at Independent Content Services, anticipates 2019 will be all about M&A, the USA and the ongoing rise of esports. It has been another incredible year for the global online gambling industry. From power-play acquisitions to new markets opening their doors to legal betting for the very first time, the past 12 months have been transformational for …

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Perform picks Amsterdam as DAZN’s innovation home

Global sports data, content and media rights distributor Perform Group has disclosed that it will launch a special purpose ‘Amsterdam Development Centre’ for its DAZN sports streaming service. Launched in 2016, DAZN seeks to disrupt and revolutionise modern sports viewership and content engagement, delivering a tailored OTT streaming service to multiple international broadcast markets. Updating the media, Perform Group details …

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ICS gets PL ready by launching Alexa Skill for online bookmakers

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Punters can now receive team-by-team news and audio blasts via Amazon’s personal assistant, after Independent Content Services (ICS) launched Amazon Alexa Skill in time for the new season. The new service delivers the latest team news, in-play match reports and sports bulletins plus a daily betting brief, all compiled and recorded by ICS’s large team of specialist sports broadcast reporters. …

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Amazon ups European Football profile launching ‘Napoli Brandstore’

SSC Napoli has become the first football club to launch an integrated ‘brandstore’ on the Amazon digital retail platform. The move sees the Serie A side launch an official Amazon store portal, selling its club merchandise directly to Italy, France, Spain and the UK, with further markets expected to soon gain access to the ‘SSC Napoli Brandstore’. Updating the market, …

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Winning Post – Amazon enters the Premier League broadcasting market

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: football broadcast rights – a river runs through it… The long-predicted – but apparently difficult to nail – entry of Amazon into the market for Premier League live broadcast rights finally …

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Amazon nets landmark Premier League deal

From 2019/2020, Amazon has agreed a three year deal to stream 20 Premier League games a season after securing the league’s final broadcast package. The US tech giant has thrust itself onto the lucrative Premier League broadcasting stage, alongside Sky Sports and BT Sports, with it winning the broadcasting rights to the a first midweek set of fixtures in December, …

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