Recently Vigen Badalyan, founder and CEO of BetConstruct took some time to answer questions from Casino Journal Editor Paul Doocey regarding the company’s products and its plans for the U.S. marketplace. What follows are some edited excerpts from this conversation.
Operating a sportsbook is a long-term engagement that requires a consistent approach to trading and risk management. Sportsbooks run on small margins and uncontrollable factors that create volatile results on a day-to-day basis.
Numerous jurisdictions are eager to launch sports betting—here are some important items to consider during the planning stages
April 15, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court’s striking down of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in May 2018 began a dramatic upheaval of America’s sports wagering landscape that is still causing seismic shockwaves throughout the industry.
Digital Sports Tech (DST), a leading, specialist provider of player prop betting markets, has launched a world-first in-play prop betting offering for the National Basketball Association (NBA), with results to date exceeding all user traction and performance expectations.
Patrons of the FanDuel Sportsbook at The New Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. can now place sports wagers via IGT PlayDigital’s PlayShot QuickBet Kiosks. The 14-unit installation is IGT’s first U.S. deployment of the kiosk technology.
For some, the results of this year’s Super Bowl were disappointing, with the New England Patriots topping the Los Angeles Rams in a low-scoring, rather staid affair. This was somewhat reflected in legal sports wagering results for the big game.
When it comes to recent gaming expansion within the U.S., there is Pennsylvania and then everyplace else. Indeed, the Keystone State is now home to a rather impressive array of legalized gaming options, a list that includes casinos, racinos, pari-mutuel wagering, lottery, i-lottery and electronic gaming devices.
SIS Competitive Gaming will broadcast live head-to-head competitions between skilled gamers, specifically created for sportsbooks. The schedule of 15,000 live events a year has been optimized for operators globally, and will offer multiple quick-fire betting opportunities, helping to increase customer engagement, and providing incremental revenues.
In this issue of Casino Journal, gaming operators prep for reopening in the ongoing shadow of coronavirus, reopening casinos should consider going back to the beginning, architects ponder COVID-19 impact on gaming resort layout and design, and much more!