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VIDEO: eSCon Europe 2017

VIDEO: eSCon Europe 2017

eSCon Europe 2017 – Day 2 Recap

Becky’s Affiliated: Innovation in Sports Betting technology with Thomas Willomitzer

Becky’s Affiliated: Innovation in Sports Betting technology with Thomas Willomitzer

A few weeks ago the CalvinAyre.com team traveled to Vienna to cover the inaugural ViGE, an event dedicated to the land based and online gambling industry in Central Europe.  The second day of the show included “innovation talks” and one of the innovators participating was Vienna-based Thomas Willomitzer, Founder and CEO of Snapscreen. Willomitzer delivered a quick presentation on the[Read More…]

NYX Gaming Group Enters New Long-term Partnership with Nederlandse Loterij

NYX Gaming Group Enters New Long-term Partnership with Nederlandse Loterij

NYX Gaming Group (NYX.V), the market-leading end-to-end supplier to sportsbook, gaming, lottery and bingo operators across the globe, has signed a new long-term partnership with Nederlandse Loterij. NYX Gaming Group has been selected as the new platform provider to Nederlandse Loterij, the recently-formed Dutch national lottery, following the merger between De Lotto and Nederlandse Staatsloterij in 2016. World Lottery Association[Read More…]

Former Betsson affiliate manager gets six years in prison for €153k fraud – CalvinAyre.com

Former Betsson affiliate manager gets six years in prison for €153k fraud – CalvinAyre.com

A former affiliate manager for Nordic online betting operator Betsson will spend the next six years in prison contemplating the errors of his ways. On Thursday, a Maltese court sentenced 42-year-old Christiaan Alexander Van Dalen to six years in prison for stealing €153k from his former employer, Betsson Services Ltd, through bogus customer signups. For the Full Article Click here[Read More…]

iGaming Dashboard – April 2017 | iGaming Business

iGaming Dashboard – April 2017 | iGaming Business

H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the April 2017 iGaming Dashboard. The iGaming Dashboard is your monthly overview of the igaming sector in numbers and enables you to follow the evolution of the igaming sector from 2003 with projections up to 2020. For the Full Article Click here : iGaming Dashboard – April 2017 |[Read More…]

The strategic genius of Steve Wynn

The strategic genius of Steve Wynn

Oliver Lovat lectures on business strategy, and specialises in the hospitality industry centred on Las Vegas. For him, there is one man that stands above the others as the driving force behind today’s casino resorts industry. The origins of this article germinated almost 20 years ago on my 21st birthday, sitting at a blackjack table at the Mirage with my[Read More…]

Long Bloomberg Interview with Rafi Ashkenazi, CEO of AMAYA/Pokerstars

Long Bloomberg Interview with Rafi Ashkenazi, CEO of AMAYA/Pokerstars

In his first year as chief executive of online gambling company Amaya Inc., Rafi Ashkenazi has made careful moves. Now his appetite for risk is growing. Promoted after founder David Baazov stepped down amid insider trading charges and poor earnings performance, Ashkenazi has focused on paying down debt, installing a new management team and lessening the company’s exposure to the unstable[Read More…]

Robin Reed (Speaker at our June Conference in Amsterdam) – GIG – Acquiring Minds: The M&A dynamic in industry affiliate marketing

Robin Reed (Speaker at our June Conference in Amsterdam) – GIG – Acquiring Minds: The M&A dynamic in industry affiliate marketing

Mass consolidation has impacted all core dynamics of the industry’s value chain. Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) Chief Executive Robin Reed, speaks to SBC ahead of the Betting on Football Conference (London 3-5 May), on his firm’s unique approach to affiliate marketing and player acquisition. Reed an industry marketing expert, details to SBC readers GIG’s M&A led strategy, and how industry[Read More…]

The heartbeat of modern marketing: Data activation and personalization | McKinsey & Company

The heartbeat of modern marketing: Data activation and personalization | McKinsey & Company

Technology has finally advanced to the point where marketers can use real-time data in a way that is both meaningful to customers and profitable for companies. We’ve come a long way from “People who bought this, also bought that.” Consider the experience of a representative customer we’ll call Jane. An affluent, married mom and homeowner, Jane shops at a national[Read More…]

Sports Betting (US) Is Starting to Look a Lot More Like Wall Street – Bloomberg

Sports Betting (US) Is Starting to Look a Lot More Like Wall Street – Bloomberg

Your March Madness office pool is like the Charles Schwab of sports betting. Beyond those hastily chosen brackets, there’s an entire cottage industry of sports betting that’s increasingly resembling Wall Street. In 2016, total sports wagers in Nevada were $4.5 billion, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. With that much at stake, gamblers are turning to more sophisticated tools that involve complex[Read More…]