Tag Archives: Russia 2018

1xBet white label sportsbook kickstarts Melbet growth

1xBet & Melbet

1xBet is ready to meet the challenge of producing “modern, in-demand, simple and high-capacity betting products” for white label partners such as Melbet.com. The sports betting company has set about obtaining more licences to increase the number of countries it can operate in, through both its B2C product and new B2B partnerships. Evgeniy Kiriushin, Head of Business Development for 1xBet, …

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SBC’s on the ball: Russia 2018, The FA and Leicester City

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at Russia 2018, a new sponsorship deal for the FA and a positive year for Leicester City. ____________________ The Football League schedule meeting with Wolves over third party ownership Following on from a number of …

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Sandro Di Michele – Sky Betting and Gaming – Ceding control to the punter through interactive products

A huge growth in the amount of data has preceded a surge in the number of betting markets made available by sports betting operators ahead of next summer’s World Cup, as the battle to keep customers engaged for longer heats up. Sandro Di Michele, Head of PR & Social Media at Sky Betting & Gaming, explained to SBC News how the operator …

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Skores CEO and Co-founder Christian De Cailleux – The mobile revolution in the consumption of sports

Ahead of this Summer’s World Cup, CEO and Co-founder of award-winning sports media platform Skores, Christian De Cailleux explained to SBC how there is a ‘revolution’ taking place within the way fans and punters consume sports. _________________ SBC: As football coverage continues to expand, do you anticipate Russia 2018 is going to be the most mobile based World Cup yet? Christian …

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BBC & ITV publish Russia 2018 TV Schedules

UK terrestrial broadcasters the BBC and ITV have published their respective Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup TV schedules (tournament dates: 14 June – 15 July). The two lead UK World Cup 2018 broadcasters have chosen to split of the 64 matches at the tournament in Russia following negotiations after the draw was made in Moscow last Friday. As a result, …

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Nikos Chalikias – Favbet- Russia 2018 an Insider’s Perspective

Speaking to SBC, Nikos Chalikias Chief Executive of Eastern European focused online sports betting operator Favbet states that Russia 2018 will be a test for all football and betting stakeholders. Chalikias an expert in industry CIS dynamics, details the numerous intricacies and challenges that bookmakers will face in the most unique of FIFA World Cups. Furthermore, Chalikias outlines the importance …

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Russia 2018: The contrasting consequences of non-qualification

As the dust settles on a dramatic qualifying campaign, betting operators are left assessing how to maximise Russia 2018, even if that means promoting the tournament to nation that fell at the first hurdle and failed to qualify for football’s showpiece event. As CEO of Digitain, the B2B power behind Armenian betting operator TotoGaming, Suren Khachatryan underlined that although everyone …

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Svenska joy as Ventura holds no Russia aces for the Azzurri!

Russia 2018 kicks off in 211 days, but the tournament has already caused a major upset after it was confirmed that four time World Champions Italy, would miss out on a World Cup for the first time since 1958. In a heartbreaking international swansong for the legendary Gianluigi Buffon, despite deploying the attacking prowess of Andrea Belotti, Ciro Immobile and …

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FIFA seeks ‘stronger ethical code’ for its World Cup 2026 bidding process

FIFA governance has presented its official guiding mandate for the bidding process to host its 2026 World Cup tournament. World football’s governing body has presented its official guidelines to the committees representing North America’s joint bid of USA-Canada-Mexico competing against Morocco for the right to host football’s biggest tournament. Presenting a 35-page document, FIFA governance has made bidding parties’ aware of key …

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Going to the dogs: InBet Games expands virtual sports portfolio

InBet Games - 3D Dogs

InBet Games has continued its assault on the virtual sports market by launching ‘3D Dogs Race’, a greyhound racing game available on all major delivery channels including mobile applications. Just a few months after launching ‘3D Tron Race’, a high speed race resembling the Light Cycles Match from the 2010 movie Tron, the software solutions provider has boosted its virtual …

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