Tag Archives: Paris Smith

Adapting and evolving in the industry during COVID-19

Speaking on the second day of CasinoBeats Malta Digital, Paris Smith, CEO of Pinnacle, claimed that ‘every crisis is an opportunity’ as she explains how her company evolved at the start of the COVID-19 crisis. As part of the Leaders’ Panel, Smith went on to praise her ‘loyal’ and ‘dedicated’ staff and how there have been lessons learned from the …

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Pinnacle lays out high ambitions for Swedish sportsbook return

Pinnacle has relaunched its low margin bookmaker services for the re-regulated Swedish online gambling marketplace, ending its two-year hiatus.     Coinciding with last weekend’s start of the delayed Allsvenskan Swedish football season (14 June), Pinnacle arrived with a “full array of markets”. Recognised as one of the industry’s oldest online sportsbooks (founded in 1998), Pinnacle had secured its Spelinspektionen sports betting …

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SBC Magazine Issue 9: Esports future, online shift and Brazil betting soap opera

SBC Magazine

The future for esports betting, the regulatory soap opera in Brazil, a new COO for LeoVegas and how online gaming can drive the industry’s comeback are just some of the key topics in Issue 9 of SBC Magazine. Available to view online HERE, we start by analysing Sergey Portnov’s “calculated risk” approach to Parimatch leadership, before reflecting on how Carsten Koerl …

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SBC Digital Summit: Esports betting can complement traditional sports – Parimatch

The esports betting industry has risen to prominence amid the COVID-19 outbreak. However, Parimatch CEO Sergey Portnov has said that for the sector’s long-term potential growth it should look to complement traditional sports, not compete against it.  Speaking at SBC’s Digital Summit, Portnov stated: “I don’t think esports can carry success on its own. Esports is strong, I agree, and …

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140 Industry leaders join SBC Digital Summit speaker line-up

SBC Digital Summit speaker line-up

The SBC Digital Summit is to feature a line-up of 140 big names from the global betting and gaming sector, with speakers including Carsten Koerl (CEO & Founder, Sportradar), Jesper Svensson (CEO, Betsson Group) and Paris Smith (CEO, Pinnacle). Set to be the industry’s biggest ever online conference and exhibition, the SBC Digital Summit boasts a comprehensive agenda focused on …

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CEOs to share post-COVID-19 vision at industry’s biggest online conference

SBC Digital Summit

SBC Events is launching the SBC Digital Summit – the biggest ever online conference in the betting & gaming industry as it comes to terms with the deep impact of the coronavirus pandemic. With travel and working restrictions severely limiting interconnection, the SBC Digital Summit will allow delegates to hear from the betting and gaming industry’s leading CEOs about how they …

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Operator CEOs head Betting on Sports Europe speaker line-up

Betting on Sports Europe Conference Agenda

Ulrik Bengtsson (William Hill), Anthony Werkman (Betway) and Paris Smith (Pinnacle) are among the operator CEOs set to share valuable insights on the future of the industry at Betting on Sports Europe 2020. Overcoming the regulatory, reputational and operational challenges faced by the European sports betting sector is the central theme of this year’s conference, which takes place at Stamford …

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Pinnacle backs FLASHPOINT CS:GO league

Online sportsbook Pinnacle has been revealed as the official betting operator for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s (CS:GO) newest competitive league, FLASHPOINT. The collaboration, a first for the competition, sees Pinnacle sponsor featured matches during pre-show activities and provide match odds for in-play betting. Paris Smith, CEO of Pinnacle, commented: “Pinnacle’s passion for esports over the last decade has driven us to …

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Paris Smith, Pinnacle: Working both sides of the betting business

Pinnacle

“We know better than to stand still in the betting industry,” said Pinnacle CEO Paris Smith, as she reflected on a year of big changes for the company on both the B2B and B2C side. As 2019 draws to a close, we spoke to her about Pinnacle’s B2B market entry and the key benefits of this new ‘Pinnacle Solution’ – …

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Pinnacle launches its new vision with ‘Future View’ upgrade

Low-margin bookmaker Pinnacle has enhanced its all-round customer engagement capacities by launching its ‘Future View’ website, an initiative it states will act as the company’s ‘foundation for future growth’. Marked as a core project undertaken for 2019, the Future View website offers Pinnacle customers an optimised desktop and mobile experience catering for deeper engagement delivered through enhanced personalisation features. Paris …

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