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Bernard Marantelli – Colossus Bets – Building a Crowd Pleaser with Colossus Syndicates

Bringing new player engagement dynamics to its football pools product, Colossus Bets has announced the launch of its ‘Colossus Syndicates’ feature which will enable users to propose crowdfunded tickets which will compete for Colossus jackpots. Colossus Bets Founder & CEO Bernard Marantelli speaks to SBC on the challenges of developing an effective crowdfunded game for the sports betting market and how his ... Read More »

Ryan Scarratt – Front Runner – Giving niche sports the airtime they deserve

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Following Front Runner’s sponsorship deal with the bookmaker Mr Green, we had a chat with Ryan Scarratt of niche sports channel Front Runner. The new free to view sports channel has taken an interesting approach to broadcasting in 2017 when the bulk of similar companies are reflecting the paid subscription model. From showing ice hockey to poker and MMA it’s focused ... Read More »

Tom Mitchell – RISQ – Liability gains…

Tom Mitchell Chief Commercial Director of RISQ, an industry specialist in risk management services, speaks to SBC on the development of his firm’s B2B insurance backed game for betting operators. In a saturated marketplace with increasing player demands, RISQ services seek to bring a much-needed point of differentiation for betting stakeholders… _____________________ SBC: Hi Tom, thanks for this interview, as ... Read More »

Betcart – attention to detail when it comes to affiliates

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Natalie Berenato,  Head of Marketing and Affiliates at operator Betcart, explains the firm’s attention to detail when it comes to customer, and affiliate, care. SBC: Hi Natalie, Can you provide SBC readers with a breakdown of Betcart services and provisions? What does this new brand bring to the betting market? Natalie Berenato: Betcart, although young, is not exactly new to the ... Read More »

Heath Cram: Sportradar – Building a game changer…inside look at Betradar’s Managed Trading Services (MTS)

A year since launching its ‘Managed Trading Services’ (MTS) at ICE 2016, SBC catches up with Heath Cram Director of Business Development for Sportradar AG to discuss the product latest developments amid an ever-changing sports betting market. Cram details to SBC readers how Betradar has utilised all key corporate components and competencies to build effectively managed trading services for all ... Read More »

Alexandru Teodorescu – Oddslife – Repositioning our product offering

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Alexandru Teodorescu, the Chief Product Officer at Oddslife, spoke to SBC News about re-positioning the company within the market, his preparation for ICE and LAC, and a move into eSports. SBC: You’ve been going through some intensive R&D at Oddslife – what have you been working on? AT: Indeed, we’ve been through some very busy months here at Oddslife, researching ... Read More »

Will Duff Gordon: Total Performance Data (TPD) – Data key to racing’s recovery

Will Duff Gordon CEO & Founder of Total Performance Data (TPD) wants to bridge the significant data gap between horseracing and bookmakers to bring optimal markets and services to the betting consumer. A horseracing enthusiast, Gordon details to SBC that beyond repairing racing’s damaged relationship with betting stakeholders, the sports needs to embrace further its data and new technologies to ... Read More »

Anna Shahbazyan – BetConstruct – My ICE 2017

BetConstruct - My ICE 2017

Anna Shahbazyan, BetConstruct’s Regional Director for Latin America, will be at next week’s ICE Totally Gaming conference in London (7-9 February). During a quick pre-ICE chat with SBC, she spoke about the ‘great opportunity’ to meet partners face to face, and likened the conference to a ‘family reunion’ where regional offices come together to meet as a BetConstruct family. SBC: ... Read More »

Jamie Reeves – Fplbet – The DFS recipe for success

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Jamie Reeves is the director of affiliate website Fplbet and an experienced consultant for daily fantasy football businesses.  Jamie has worked behind the scenes with a large number of DFS sites operating in the UK space, including FanTeam, Mondogoal, Fanager, FantasyBet, and more recently Bet4theBest. Fplbet incidentally is a great resource to check in on for fantasy football tips and guidance if ... Read More »

Jacob Lopez Curciel – Optima – My ICE 2017

BetConstruct - My ICE 2017

Jacob Lopez Curciel is the CEO at Optima. He admits to liking everything about ICE, but specifically ‘the high pace of the business flow and the amount of contacts and relationships created every year which is amazing’. Just a week before the conference, we caught up with him to talk about his preparation for ICE 2017, where to find him and ... Read More »