Tag Archives: Simon Westbury

Leaders accept contrasts and conflicts as CIS removes ‘grey market tag’

Day two of the SBC Digital Summit CIS kicked off with a range of C-level perspectives on CIS market developments and objectives for the gaming market. Opening panel discussions, Simon Westbury, Head of Sales for Digitain, probed panelists on whether industry incumbents could form a comprehensive strategy to tackle a region of diverse conflicts and contrasts in the CIS, where …

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Minja Bolesnikov: “I think we are boring as an industry”

This year has seen a seismic shift in the sports betting landscape. Retail in Europe at times became temporarily null and void, whilst operators have had to adapt to new sectors in order to provide a market for their punters when live-sport was unavailable. Speaking at SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital’s ‘Future Landscape of Sports Betting’ panel Minja Bolesnikov, CEO, …

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SBC Webinars and Digitain present Finding Value in Untapped Markets

Digitain -Finding the value in untapped markets webinar

SBC Webinars returns on Thursday 23 July, when leading sports betting and igaming software provider Digitain presents Finding Value in Untapped Markets – the Importance of Innovation in a Competitive Landscape. The session will see Digitain’s experts demonstrate how operators can extract maximum value from under-exploited sports, and examine the importance of having an effective research and development strategy in …

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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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Marketing responsibly and using AI to unlock esports’ potential

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Businesses the world over are facing unprecedented challenges and our industry is no different, writes Digitain Head of Sales Simon Westbury.  Heading into a summer when an eagerly anticipated calendar of live sporting fixtures has been derailed, operators and suppliers alike are searching frantically for alternatives.  Despite the extensive disruption to live sport, there remains a whole host of options …

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SBC’s Year In Review: October’s big betting news

As 2019 comes to a close SBC looks through the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports betting world.  This tenth edition looks at October and more specifically at Digitain targetting the ‘Netflix Experience’, the lessons to be learnt from SportPesa’s Kenyan withdrawal, the doubts surrounding the IRP tennis data findings and the ‘once in …

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Digitain targets igaming’s own version of the Netflix experience

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An ongoing discussion surrounding the personalisation of sports data has led to many in the industry searching for what has been described as the ‘Netflix experience’. This ‘experience’ is so-called because of Netflix’s personalisation process. The online TV and movie streaming service applies an algorithm which recommends titles to the user based on their viewing history. Similar use of data …

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International drive sees Digitain open UK regional office

Bolstering its commercial capacity, industry omnichannel systems provider Digitain has confirmed the opening of a new UK regional office in Sheffield.   Recently appointed Head of International Business Development Simon Westbury will head up the Sheffield hub, which will provide ‘localised client-facing and account-management services’ supporting Digitain’s international growth plans. In its update, Digitain confirms that it has begun to …

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Digitain appoints Simon Westbury as international sales lead

Industry multi-channel platform and systems provider Digitain has enhanced its commercial development capacities after confirming the appointment of Simon Westbury as Head of International Business Development. A seasoned executive in gambling technology sales and commercial strategy, Westbury most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for virtual games provider VSoftCo Ltd, an enterprise sold to Pragmatic Play last January. In …

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VSoftCo expands virtual network with Virtus Sports content partnership

Industry virtual sports content and systems provider VSoftCo Ltd has confirmed that it has entered a multi-year strategic partnership with Virtus Sports, in which both parties will expand their operating networks. The partnership will see VSoftCo integrate Virtus Sports entire virtual sports portfolio across its active partner platform. VSoftCo management details that its global VS network will be significantly amplified …

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