Darren Rovell, Senior Executive Producer, Action Network, & Former ESPN and CNN Journalist
Sports bettors can gamble with their gut, but nowadays, they more often go with the data. Data has never been more valuable for both the bookmaker and the bettor. Former ESPN and CNBC journalist Darren Rovell will take us into the world of Action Network, which he calls the Bloomberg for sports bettors. Now anyone can become a quant and test their theories against 25 years of betting data and weigh variables such as the weather and their own personal analytics in a particular sport or league. Find out how the consumer use of data in the betting world has transformed the industry, giving new insights–as well as legitimacy–to the practice.