Tag Archives: SBC Digital Summit

SBC Digital Summit: Ludovico Calvi leads off Lottery Day track

Day three of the SBC Digital Summit sees industry leaders discuss how the lottery sector has adapted to the host of COVID-19 caused challenges and what can be expected from the industry as a whole when the virus eventually dissipates.  Delivering the opening day-three keynote at the SBC Digital Summit, Ludovico Calvi, President of the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), …

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Payment Expert brings together industry leaders to conclude Digital Summit Payments track

Concluding a deeply engaging day of discussions on Thursday’s Payments track at the SBC Digital Summit, Payment Expert will be once again bringing together industry leaders to discuss a host of key subjects at the Payments Hour Digital Networking Party. The event will run from 3:30 to 4:30 pm UK / 10:30 to 11:30 am ET and will connect like-minded professionals to …

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SBC Digital Summit: Innovation on hold despite online casino growth – Alex Tomic

Alex Tomic, SlotsMillion CEO, shared his fellow panelists’ view that business for online casino operators has been growing as a result of COVID-19, and the subsequent live sports shutdown, but admitted that it has put a brake on new innovation for the igaming sector. He was speaking as part of the panel titled ‘Gaming – the industry’s lifeline’, held as …

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SBC Digital Summit: Measured approaches ‘need to be based on evidence’

With this week’s announcement by the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) that it has agreed to voluntarily remove all gaming product advertising on TV and radio during the COVID-19 lockdown, the subject of safer gambling is hot on the thoughts of people in the industry. Speaking at the SBC Digital Summit, Andy Danson, partner at Bird and Bird, and a panel …

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OptaJoe and the search for the perfect sports insight

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Ahead of his attendance at the Stats Perform booth (C3) at the SBC Digital Summit (today and Thursday), we sat down with Duncan Alexander from the Stats Perform sports data team. Alexander explained how he and his fellow statisticians support marketing and content teams, as well as more on his search for the perfect sports insight and the new Opta …

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SBC Digital Summit: “Simulation of complex events is normally the best answer” – Jonathan Smith

Delivering the Sports Betting Masterclass on day one of the SBC Digital Summit, Jonathan Smith – founder of Sports Book Training Services – showcased his methods of simulation of the Premier League season in an online tutorial. In the tutorial, which was taken from his online course for soccer odds compilers, Smith demonstrated how to build a simple league winner …

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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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SBC Digital Summit: The US is a growth area for virtuals – Martin Wachter

Delivering a Virtual Sports Showcase on day one of the SBC Digital Summit, Martin Wachter – CEO of Golden Race – predicted that virtual sports in the US will grow in popularity.  He said: “At the minute, one of our biggest projects is New Jersey. This is our first stop in the US, which is a very important market for …

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SBC Digital Summit: A crash course in adaptability and resilience 

Adaptability will be an essential quality for betting operators seeking to engage with customers on an increasingly digital-led footing as COVID-19 continues to ensure a retail lockdown. That was one of the big takeaways from a four-strong panel at today’s SBC Digital Summit titled ‘An Opportunity to Revisit the Omni-Channel Approach’.  In opening the session, moderator and head of Digitain’s …

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SBC Digital Summit: “Partnerships will be proved in crisis” – Carsten Koerl

Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl said that the strength of its partnerships will be “proved in crisis” after the postponement of almost all live sports events brought inevitable challenges and demanded quick changes to the company’s business strategy. Delivering the day-one keynote at this week’s SBC Digital Summit, kicking off the Leadership in Betting track, Koerl told delegates that we should see …

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