Tag Archives: #boscon2017

Biggest ever Betting on Sports gets 96.7% seal of approval

Betting on Sports

SBC Events has expressed its delight at the feedback from Betting on Sports, after 96.7% of visitors to the conference said they would recommend it to a colleague. A post event survey, sent to the 1,300 registered #boscon2017 delegates, also found that 94% rated the networking opportunities at the event as ‘Very Good’ or ‘Excellent’. This included praise for the …

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Go, Erlang, Elixir; what’s in a programming language anyway?

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“The right tool for the job” is a popular adage in the online betting industry, writes Erlang Solutions CEO Stuart Whitfield. In seven years at Erlang, I’ve learned that there are three key reasons why Erlang and Elixir are often the right tool for the job in online gambling and betting: superior concurrency, scalability, and reliability. bet365 has more than …

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Golden Race to introduce new competition games in Las Vegas

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Golden Race has chosen Las Vegas, “the city of casinos par excellence”, as the place to introduce its new competition games to the sports betting and gaming industry. The virtual sports supplier, a Gold sponsor at the recent Betting on Sports conference, will be showcasing its new American Football and 3×3 Basketball products at next month’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) …

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SBC Events breaks attendance records with second Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports

A record number of delegates, exhibitors and top-level industry speakers attended the second edition of the Betting on Sports conference, held from 12-15 September at the Olympia Conference Centre in London. There were more than 1,300 registrations, a 100% increase on the number for the inaugural edition of the event and a 30% increase on attendance from this year’s biggest …

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Enda Gaffney: Mr Green debuts new sportsbook offering at #boscon2017

Mr Green

Mr Green Head of Sportsbook Enda Gaffney, a key speaker in the opening ‘Leaders in Betting’ session at last week’s Betting on Sports conference, spoke to SBC News to recap the discussion and highlight the launch of the company’s new sportsbook offering which has just gone live in the UK & Ireland. SBC: In this world of algorithms and automation, …

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Education process needed to drive increased Rugby Union betting

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All of the panelists on the rugby focused session at Betting on Sports agreed that there is an ‘education process’ needed to drive more betting activity for the sport. Nick Bentley, Senior Editor for Opta, said that there is a “lack of insight into what’s available in rugby and what data is out there to power the different channels for betting”. …

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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: Accuscore announces partnership with Finnish gambling operator

At the 2017 Betting on Sports conference, sports forecasting company, Accuscore revealed it has agreed a new content deal with Finnish gambling operator, Veikkaus. The new deal means Accuscore will deliver short videos to Veikkaus, covering predictions of European football leagues, NBA basketball and various ice hockey leagues. Content manager of Veikkaus, Sami Sundström said: “We want to provide additional …

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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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