The ongoing expansion of e-sports across the globe was evident at this year's recently held ICE London, with a dedicated focus on the sector across the ICE VOX conference agenda, world-class teams competing live on the show floor and leading companies from established and emerging markets driving e-sports into its next phase.
Bleacher Report, a premier digital destination for Millennial and Gen Z sports fans, recently unveiled its first national study on legalized sports betting, providing insights into the behaviors and tendencies of sports fans aged 21-34.
Konami Gaming, Inc. and GamingAnalytics.AI announced a partnership for rapid delivery of Gaming Analytics.AI’s self-learning, artificial intelligence-driven analytics platform to Konami customers across the globe.
In a recently published EILERS-FANTINI Data Insights Report, we focused on including an additional layer to our ranking strategy of top performing slots. The new metric is a Percentile Rank, which further standardizes top games to the various diverse reporting operators.
Over the past five years, gaming growth can be attributed to market expansion as well as the opening of new casinos. Historically though, this market expansion has led to its neighboring states experiencing a decline in revenues.
The surreal weather, the blown pass interference calls, the government shutdowns, the fences, the walls… it was enough to make one pine for the days when the biggest post-holiday stress inducers were photos of celebrities in their bathing suits at Nevis.
In my last few articles, I covered the various analysis that I utilized as an operator and those that we at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming are applying in the EILERS-FANTINI Central Game Performance Database (GPD). Since those articles and reports were published, operators and suppliers have requested new ways in which they would like for us to slice and dice our large dataset.
I didn’t find the “Next Big Thing” to revolutionize the casino industry during last October’s Global Gaming Expo. It wasn’t for lack of impressivetechnology on display at G2E. But in my experience serving casinos and hotels, I’ve seen the most impactful innovations happen in a property’s back office, not a trade show floor.
Casino operators have traditionally used analytics to understand basic behavioral attributes of customers such as play level, spend and visit frequency. But as gaming properties have become more amenity driven, the competition for visitor wallet share between the casino and other entertainment-oriented facets of the facility has become increasingly aggressive.
In this issue of Sports Betting Management, read about the latest stories from the gaming industry's sports betting market, take a look at the optimization of sports betting, learn the status of legal sports betting, and much more!