Tag Archives: #boscon2017

SBC Events breaks attendance records with second Betting on Sports

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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

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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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VSoftCo strengthens Tain’s market position with multi-year deal

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Software developer VSoftCo will integrate its complete portfolio of virtual games for Tain, a multi-vendor platform provider for the industry. A multi-year partnership will include the integration of VSoftCo’s leading virtual football products such as Fantastic League and the new Spot the Ball casino game. Simon Westbury, Chief Commercial Officer of VSoftCo, said: “This partnership is very exciting for VSoftCo …

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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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Golden Race kicks off #boscon2017 with Bet on Numbers launch

Bet on Numbers

Golden Race has launched Bet on Numbers, bringing the real and digital worlds together in a virtual scenario where you pick lucky numbers from 1-49. The virtual sports supplier, a Gold sponsor at this week’s Betting on Sports conference (#boscon2017), has expressed its excitement for the launch of a game which includes state-of-the-art features and a beautiful human hostess to …

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