Interviews

SIS: Rohini Sardana – Engaging new audiences in the esports world

Back in February, racing content and sports data provider SIS (Sports Information Services) launched its new esports-focused Competitive Gaming, a betting product tailored to esports sportsbooks. In a catch up with the Head of Product Propositions at SIS, Rohini Sardana, we discussed how the first month has been for Competitive Gaming. Sardana told SBC about the decision behind the expansion …

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LC Tech: Giuseppe Lo Cascio – US expansion opens up the door to engaging with a wider audience

With more and more markets beginning to consider the idea of igaming and sports betting regulation, it is becoming increasingly important for industry stakeholders to consider operating in multiple jurisdictions across the world. This year will see SBC host its inaugural Betting on Sports America which will take place at the Meadowlands Exposition Centre in New Jersey. Among those attending …

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OtherLevels: Brendan O’Kane – Customer expectations will be the driving force for innovation

Ahead of this year’s Betting on Football, we have turned our attention towards everything innovation, catching up with OtherLevels Founder and CEO, Brendan O’Kane. We spoke about the acceleration of innovation in recent years, and the importance of personalisation for a sportsbook experience. At this year’s event, Brendan will be speaking as part of our Betting on Innovation track, where …

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Scott Davies sharing experiences to help prevent problem gambling

“Some people will understand, some won’t. But there was a point when betting was the reason I was getting out of bed in the morning. Not the football, not my family, I just got up and placed bets, that was it. It was all I wanted to do.” Whether it’s the lifestyle, passion for the game or simply it’s a …

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SkillCorner: Morgan Jacquin – The industry must keep offering a betting experience that keeps players coming back

Football and technology appear to go hand-in-hand with one another, especially given the increasing use of VAR technologies across a number of UK and international fixtures. In the run up to this year’s Betting on Football, SBC caught up with Morgan Jacquin, Head of Business Development at SkillCorner, to discuss technological innovation in the world of football. Jacquin tells SBC …

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Assessing the football and betting sponsorship dynamic

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Much has been written regarding the industry’s relationship with sports, none more so than football, where criticism has suggested measures must be put in place to curb what is seen as an over saturation of marketing, sponsorships and advertising. This topic is set to fall under the microscope at the sixth annual Betting on Football, taking place this week at …

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Marco Castaldo, Microgame: Growth potential remains despite Italian ad ban

Microgame

SBC News caught up with Marco Castaldo, CEO at Microgame, for his take on the much-discussed advertising ban in Italy, how it might influence Microgame’s business model, and why adapting an online platform for the country – given the current uncertainty and speed to market – “makes less sense now than before”. SBC: With Microgame’s Italian offering very diverse, including …

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Better Collective’s Jesper Søgaard: Cultivating a sustainable affiliate model

Gaining a foothold is difficult in any industry, but this rings particularly true for igaming affiliates. It’s a sector that is subject to regular upheaval, with regulatory changes and compliance focuses often forcing firms to change their whole business model at the drop of a hat. We caught up with Better Collective CEO Jesper Søgaard to find out how to …

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SBC-QT: Does football and betting go hand-in-hand?

With only a few days until the sixth edition of SBC’s Betting on Football, we have been chatting with our sponsors to chat about a handful of the topics that will be discussed in our six tracks at the event, ranging from new technologies to the way betting and football interact with one another. In this SBC’s Question Time, we honed …

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SBC-QT: What industry innovations are we looking for?

This year’s Betting on Football is fast approaching, with only five days to go before the event kicks off at Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March. We have been catching up with our event sponsors to discuss a range of topics such as industry innovations and the relationship between betting and football. In the run up to #bofcon as part of …

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