Friday, 25 October 2013

International Centre for Youth Gambling: Behavioral Analytics Article

Bet Buddy has published an article in the latest newsletter of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours (Fall 2013, Volume 13, Issue 3). The centre is a McGill University Research Centre that is focused on research, prevention, and the training of researchers and professionals concerned with youth gambling and treatment. The article describes the principles and applications of behavioral analytics technology in gaming, discussing how researchers such as the Division on Addiction and gaming organisations, such as Bet Buddy and GTECH, have built an evidence base for by using player data was the study of actual internet player gambling data. The article then explains how this is evidence is now being used by Bet Buddy to enable lotteries and commercial operators to better protect at-risk players through the use of Bet Buddy's technology. We would also like to take the time to congratulate Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Founder and Director at the Centre, on winning the 2013 NCRG Scientific Achievement Award, a thoroughly deserved award!

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Bet Buddy Shortlisted for AMBA 2013 Global Entrepreneurial Award

Bet Buddy is delighted to announce that it has been short-listed for the 2013 Entrepreneurial Venture Award for the Association of MBAs (AMBA). 

"We are delighted to be selected as a Finalist for this year’s Entrepreneurial Venture competition and we’re very much looking forward to the finals." Simo Dragicevic, Co-founder and CEO of Bet Buddy

The Association of MBAs is the international impartial authority on business education. Established in 1967, it sets the global standard for accrediting MBA, DBA and MBM programmes and currently accredits programmes at over 200 of the world’s best business schools in 70 countries worldwide. The awards ceremony will be hosted in London on the 6th November 2013.