Interviews

Graham Cooke – Qubit – Straight shooting on AI as a technology and business matter

Artificial intelligence will revolutionise global business, but how should industry stakeholders approach this complex and often misunderstood technology? SBC speaks to Qubit CEO & Co-Founder Graham Cooke on the current context of AI and how to gain inclusive learnings on the subject matter without distractions or disruptions.  Leading Qubit, Cooke has worked and consulted on a number of ‘Tier1’ industry …

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Alexander Stevendahl – Videoslots – Bringing PKR back to life

Videoslots CEO Alexander Stevendahl has perhaps undertaken the most intriguing acquisition of 2017, purchasing bankrupt online poker operator PKR’s technology assets. Having developed Videoslots into one of the industry’s top innovators, can Stevendahl and his executive team bring life to online poker reviving PKR’s unique 3D poker asset? SBC finds out initial plans…   ________________ SBC: Hi Alexander, thanks for …

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John Caldwell – Double C Foundation – Building initial industry Crypto utility

Having set-up new industry body the Double C Foundation, to help bring and better understand crypto currency utilities for industry stakeholders and operations. SBC interviews John Caldwell Director of Advocacy on why industry leadership must now pay attention to crypto as a discipline and function… __________________ SBC: Hi John, thanks for the interview. Can you detail to SBC readers what …

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Andrew Daniels – Degree 53 – The importance of a consistent brand experience

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Degree 53, a digital agency specialising in mobile app and website development, has published a new report evaluating the mobile user experience (UX) of ten online casino operators in the UK. We caught up with the company’s MD Andrew Daniels to discuss this report, along with the importance of delivering a consistent brand experience and the challenges that operators face …

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Michal Kopec – Better Collective: New Reality…Understanding the affiliate M&A condition

A key stakeholder in industry affiliate Better Collective’s international expansion, Michal Kopec (Head of M&A) details his firm’s significant acquisition activity undertaken this summer. In a changing affiliate landscape, how should leadership stakeholders gauge and value potential affiliate assets. Furthermore, is affiliate M&A fully understood as a marketing expansion vertical. _____________________ SBC: Hi Michal, it’s been a busy period for …

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Jacob Lopez Curciel – OPTIMA – Developing an In Play horse racing product to capture the eye

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Last month, SBC Events marked a landmark year in horse racing with a dedicated full day conference track at Betting on Sports, held at the Olympia Conference Centre in London. As part of the ‘Betting on Racing’ track, the ‘After the off – Opportunities in live betting’ session facilitated a high-level discussion around the opportunity to engage new punters with …

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Markus Jennemyr – FanLeague – A fun, social and easy way to engage an audience

FanLeague

SBC News caught up with Markus Jennemyr, CEO and Co-Founder at FanLeague, to discuss the launch of a new football-based social prediction app for the UK market, the intake of players in the first few weeks, and the process of finding ambassadors to promote the product. SBC: Responsible gambling is a hot topic in the sports betting industry at the …

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Tim Peters – Tempobet – Assessing the benefits of football sponsorship

Last week, Tempobet announced the expansion of its football sponsorship portfolio by agreeing a multi-million pound deal to showcase its brand on the LED advertising boards at seven Premier League football stadiums. Tempobet will now feature prominently on the pitch side advertising boards at Arsenal, Brighton, Burnley, Crystal Palace, Huddersfield, Bournemouth, Swansea, and Watford.  The deal follows on from Tempobet’s …

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VSoftCo’s Simon Westbury: The Italian Job – Delivering virtual football leagues to Sisal Matchpoint

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This week, VSoftCo announced one of its biggest Virtual Sports delivery projects for Italian betting giant Sisal Matchpoint. Working in partnership with competitor Kiron Interactive, VSoftCo will launch its new football leagues product for Sisal’s +4,000 betting points. Simon Westbury, Chief Commercial Officer of VSoftCo, details the Sisal Matchpoint partnership, and what can be learnt and gained from working with …

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Enda Gaffney: Mr Green debuts new sportsbook offering at #boscon2017

Mr Green

Mr Green Head of Sportsbook Enda Gaffney, a key speaker in the opening ‘Leaders in Betting’ session at last week’s Betting on Sports conference, spoke to SBC News to recap the discussion and highlight the launch of the company’s new sportsbook offering which has just gone live in the UK & Ireland. SBC: In this world of algorithms and automation, …

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