Andrew McCarron

SIS’ Jim Proudfoot – Providing faster real-time data to bookmakers

March 2016 saw SIS change its data collection model for UK greyhounds, with odds and results now produced directly by track agents via a new mobile interface. Jim Proudfoot, Head of On Course Operations at SIS Betting, explains the changes. What’s prompted the switch to tablet data collection at greyhound races? We’re always looking at ways to improve our processes …

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Euro 2016 – Can England continue to shut out Wales?

With Game Day 2 of the Euro 2016 tournament set to kick off this afternoon, SBC brings some more bite-size facts about some of this week’s games, as provided by iSportGenius.   Russia vs Slovakia: Kick-off Wednesday June 15, 2:00pm BST • Including friendlies, none of the last six international fixtures between Slovakia and Russia have seen more than two goals …

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Euro 2016 – Can Spain increase its impressive Euros shut-out?

With the Euro 2016 tournament in full swing, SBC brings some interesting bite-size facts about some of this week’s games, as provided by iSportGenius. Spain vs Czech Republic • At UEFA Euro 2012, after conceding in the 61st minute of its first match, Spain went the rest of the tournament (509 minutes) without allowing another goal • Spain is unbeaten …

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GamCrowd conference signs up Clarion as Start-up Partner

Clarion Events, organiser of ICE Totally Gaming, will be the Official Start-Up Partner of GamCrowd’s one-day conference on June 21st as part of London Technology Week. Taking place at the Hippodrome Casino on Leicester Square, the conference demonstrates how dynamic the gambling tech scene is, providing a deeper understanding of the sector for people from inside and outside the industry. …

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SpiffX offers chance to Take 5 for a revolutionary live betting app

Stockholm listed specialist betting exchange SpiffX has launched a brand new live betting app that makes betting in-play as easy as pressing a button. Take 5 has been designed to make live betting accessible to a wider demographic of sports fans by making the concept as simple as possible. Take 5 consists of a single button which, when pressed, places …

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Martin Wachter – Golden Race – My Super Show

Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter will be in Amsterdam this week for the iGaming Super Show, with plans to showcase the firm’s cutting edge virtual products How have you prepared for the event? Our tenth anniversary as a company has seen us travelling around the globe a lot recently showing off our latest virtual product Real Fighting. We’ve been in …

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BetMcLean upgrades its web and mobile presence with Optima

Optima - Jacob Lopez

BetMcLean, the Northern Ireland online and retail sportsbetting and e-gaming operator, has launched new web and mobile front-end products powered by software development firm Optima. BetMcLean is Northern Ireland‘s largest independent bookmaker, and it operates over 60 shops throughout the province and employ in excess of 300 staff. Paul McLean, Chief Executive Officer of BetMcLean, said: “We are very pleased to …

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SBTech celebrating ‘very strong and successful year’ at Super Show

Sportsbetting supplier SBTech is to showcase its cutting-edge product portfolio at the iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam June 7th – 10th at stand B60. SBTech believes combination of localised offerings, expert legal oversight, versatile tools and expert industry knowledge has positioned it as a ‘world-leading sportsbetting provider’. This is shown be the wide geographical spread of its operating partners, who are based in the …

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SBC launches 2-day Betting on Sports Conference

SBC Events is proud to announce the Official Launch of Betting on Sports, our TWO day conference in central London on 15th-16th September 2016. Betting on Sports is being held across two days at the five star Grange Tower Bridge Hotel and has been designed to provide world class hospitality, unlimited networking and business opportunities, and top of the class …

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Hennie Blaauw: How Yggdrasil keeps pushing the boundaries on game design

Hennie Blaauw, Yggdrasil Gaming’s Creative Art Lead, discusses the process of creating a brand new title for the slot market and the freedom that the team has in the development. What’s the process for the design of a brand new game at Yggdrasil? How much input do you have? Does the design fit around the mathematics? Every game starts with the design …

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