Tag Archives: Jason Robins

Barcelona Summit: Betting in the midst of changing technology and social cycles

A captivating discussion on the generational change that sports betting is currently witnessing opened the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital conference agenda. Two executives locked in the eye of the storm are Jason Robins, CEO of DraftKings, and Sportradar founder Carsten Koerl, who were both on hand to debate 2020’s sweeping reform of betting’s global landscape and standard operating norms.   …

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Major operators head high-quality day one speaker line-up for SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital

SBC Summi Barcelona Digital - Day One Preview

The biggest ever virtual event for the betting & gaming industry kicks off on 8 September with a stellar line-up of speakers, as top executives from DraftKings, Sportradar, GVC, Paddy Power, Parimatch, Coingaming, Pinnacle and Stanleybet share their insights with the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital audience.  Day one of the online conference and exhibition opens and closes with unmissable …

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DraftKings launches SBTech-powered sportsbook in Ireland

DraftKings has gone live in Ireland after launching a new online sportsbook as its first international test for its new in-house SBTech platform provider. The soft launch of Sportsbook.draftkings.ie marks the operator’s first launch outside of the US. The sportsbook is registered by Crown Gaming Malta Ltd under a remote bookmaker’s licence issued by the Office of the Revenue Commissioners. …

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SBC provides the best speaker line-up of 2020 – direct to your desk

SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital

The sports betting industry has been advised to prepare for the biggest virtual gambling event in history next week – SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital. SBC’s Founder and CEO Rasmus Sojmark is encouraging everyone to plan their week very carefully, otherwise they risk missing some of the expert insight that will be shared over the course of the week.  He …

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Sportradar’s Carsten Koerl and DraftKings’ Jason Robins to open SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital

Carsten Koerl and Jason Robins at SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital

SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital is set to open with two of the sports betting & gaming industry’s most influential figures, when Carsten Koerl (CEO & Founder, Sportradar) and Jason Robins (Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder, DraftKings) take part in an exclusive In Conversation session. The theme of the event’s keynote, which is scheduled for Tuesday 8 September at 10am CEST, …

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Kambi halts shares after 30% stock plunge

Following the news that DraftKings is buying its own sports betting platform in the form of SBTech, Kambi has made the move to halt trading in its shares after its stocks plunged 30%.  As a result, a statement has been released by Kambi Group’s CEO Kristian Nylén in order to try and ease concern amongst investors.  The statement read: “Kambi …

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DraftKings serves up Xmas cracker merging with SBTech & Diamond Eagle

A Christmas week update sends shockwaves across the global sports betting marketplace, as US incumbent DraftKings agrees to a three-way combination with sports entertainment fund Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp and leading industry platform and systems provider SBTech. The respective boards of each company, have agreed to terms forming a new business entity which will trade under the domain ‘DraftKings INC‘, …

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Kambi-Draftkings partnership poised for further expansion in US

Global sports betting provider Kambi has finalised a multi-state contract extension agreement alongside the sports-tech and media entertainment company, DraftKings.  Under the terms of the new extension, provisions have been outlined for the extension of the Kambi-DraftKings partnership into a further eight states, including: Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia. Kambi CEO Kristian Nylén explained: …

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International operators and speakers give Betting on Sports 2019 a global outlook

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Betting on Sports 2019 will reflect the sports betting and igaming sector’s rapid global expansion, with senior representatives of 160 operators from around the world among the 3,500 delegates travelling from 60 countries to attend.  The establishment of an increasing number of regulated online gambling markets has created enticing international opportunities for both operators and suppliers, and as the biggest …

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Tech hungry DraftKings reported to be eyeing SBTech takeover

Published as a ‘developing news story’, US industry news source LegalSportsReport.com (LSR) informs that DraftKings is on the ‘cusp of acquiring’ online gambling platform provider SBTech in a deal that will have global ramifications for multiple industry stakeholders. In its update, LSR reports that multiple sources have confirmed negotiations between the two parties, but as yet no information has been …

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