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  • Rambo and the machine learning models helping Sportsbet up its games

    ​A Netflix-style recommendation engine on steroids, a Google AdWords beater and a souped-up game simulator are among a number of machine learning models at work behind the scenes at online bookmaker Sportsbet, the company has revealed.

    Written by George Nott06 March 18 10:44
  • Sportsbet’s millennials punt pays off

    Established in Darwin in 1993, Sportsbet was Australia’s first licensed bookmaker. Bought out in 2005 at a time when the popularity of face-to-face bookmakers was fading, the company provided punters with simple and easy ways to make bets over the phone and online.

    Written by George Nott12 Sept. 17 12:14
  • Self-service a winner for casino staff

    A massive number of paper payslips were being generated for 8000 Echo Entertainment Group employees until the NSW and Brisbane casino operator rolled out a mobile app in January 2014.

    Written by Hamish Barwick24 Sept. 14 09:47
  • Gamblers bet on Bitcoin for anonymous online wagering

    Bitcoin could give a boost to online betting due to the digital currency’s anonymous nature and ability to circumvent anti-gambling laws in the United States and other countries.

    Written by Adam Bender12 June 14 09:55
  • Echo Entertainment Group gambles on big data

    Helping customers to find their favourite gaming machine and knowing when VIP players are at the casino without compromising privacy or “being creepy” is the goal for Echo Entertainment Group.

    Written by Hamish Barwick31 May 13 10:50