Tag Archives: Marco Blume

Pinnacle backs hot esports prospect NORTH

Low-margin bookmaker Pinnacle continues to expand its profile and brand coverage within esports, becoming an official partner of Copenhagen-based esports organisation NORTH (north.gg) Founded in 2017, NORTH is the ‘fast growth’ esports organisation formed by Danish Superliga FC Copenhagen and Nordic entertainment group Nordisk. Since its foundation, NORTH has risen to become one of the leading European esports team ‘consistently …

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Leader of the Year kicks off Sport in Focus at Betting on Sports

Sport in Focus

The 2018 Sports Betting Leader of the Year Sergey Portnov will be kicking off the Sport in Focus track at this year’s Betting on Sports conference. Sport in Focus is one of four tracks held on the first full day (18 September) of SBC’s flagship conference, which takes place at Olympia London from 17-20 September. Portnov, who took home the …

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Are we at peak betting? Find out at Betting on Football

Has the industry reached peak betting when it comes to technological innovations? That’s the question that will be asked on the first panel session of the ‘Leadership & Vision’ track (Wednesday 20 March) at next week’s Betting on Football conference. The subject matter – Peak betting – are economies of scale causing stagnation? – forms much needed executive debate and …

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Pinnacle pushes for next-level esports capacity integrating GameScorekeeper API

Low margin sportsbook Pinnacle has detailed that it has ‘significantly accelerated its position as the leading esports bookmaker’, partnering with real-time data provider GameScorekeeper. Pinnacle has moved to integrate GameScorekeeper’s ‘live score API’, which will extensively amplify its esports betting proposition, as GameScorekeeper monitors 85% of all pro-sanctioned esports tournaments/matches. Updating stakeholders, Pinnacle Trading Director Marco Blume states that GameScorekeeper …

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Danske Spil launches Perform’s Watch & Bet Retail service

Danske Spil will bring premium live sports video to customers throughout shop opening hours after launching the new new high resolution Watch & Bet Retail service from Perform across its land-based retail estate. The service includes thousands of premium and well-timed streams for Danish bettors, including La Liga, KHL and WTA tennis, along with stats to aid betting decisions and …

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Sportradar: The uncertain ‘guess’ driving the IRP’s data proposals for tennis

Sportradar

David Lampitt, Managing Director of Group Operations at Sportradar, described the Independent Review Panel (IRP) proposals for lower level tennis as “archaic”, adding that it is “counter-intuitive to think that adopting a prohibition style is going to enhance the integrity of the sport”. Speaking at last month’s Betting on Sports conference at Olympia London, Lampitt was asked about the possible …

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Delegates give overwhelming support to Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports

More than 90% of visitors to last month’s biggest ever Betting on Sports conference rated its networking opportunities as either very good or excellent. This came from a survey made available to the 2,500 registered delegates for #bosweek, which also found considerable praise for the party locations, speaker lineup and conference app, as well as the presence of so many …

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Pinnacle relaunches ‘feature-packed’ eSports betting Hub

Seeking to become the leading destination for eSports betting, Curacao/ Malta-licensed online sportsbook Pinnacle (Pinnacle.com) has announced the relaunch of its dedicated ‘eSports Hub’. First launched in 2015, Pinnacle’s ‘eSports Hub’ was developed as a specific portal for eSports betting consumers. Having revamped its product, Pinnacle development states that it wants to ‘raise the bar for gaming’s most dynamic sector’ Commenting …

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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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Pinnacle has taken its 5 millionth esports wager

Esports betting has come a long way in the past year and Pinnacle announced today that it has now taken five million bets on esports markets. The first esports wager was taken by the bookmaker back in 2010 and it was only last year that it hit the three millionth wager mark. Two million bets in less than six months demonstrates …

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