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Pavel Korolev – InBet Games – Variety enhances player engagement

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The world of gaming is an incredibly busy and competitive environment, encompassing many themes, and competitively fought by a host firms for the all important attention of consumers. One such corner of this world is sports themed games, a sector within which InBet Games are well versed having scooped the ‘Best Sport Themed Game’ at the SBC Awards 2017 for …

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René Wachter breaks the ICE with Golden Race promotion

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Virtual sports specialist Golden Race has confirmed that René Wachter, formerly Head of Sales, has been promoted to COO. Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter said: “We are pleased to announce the promotion of René Watcher to COO of the company. “He brings his extensive expertise and experience in sales to lead the company in this new position. We are confident …

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Energy Partners’ Norbert Varga assesses his firm’s affiliate impact

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The affiliate space is becoming increasingly saturated, despite the microscope under which firms are finding themselves operating. Energy Partners are one such entity encompassing this space, thriving to the point that they were recently awarded Best Affiliate Partner Scheme at the SBC Awards 2017. Norbert Varga, Head of Affiliates at the firm, has been discussing the accolade, the current affiliate …

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Betfred signs deal to rollout award winning OPTIMA platform

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Sports betting and gaming solutions provider OPTIMA has capped a pre-Christmas double by signing a deal to supply the Betfred Group with its Multi-Channel Gaming Suite platform. The multi-year deal, which extends to the ongoing development and support for Betfred’s online, retail and call center businesses, will see the rollout of the OPTIMAMGS™ platform and Serverless v2 retail product for …

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Joe Lovelace – Marathonbet – A marathon not a sprint

We caught up with Joe Lovelace, Head of PR at Marathonbet, after the firm were awarded with Marketing Campaign of the Year at the recent SBC Awards. Lovelace reflects on a vintage year for Marathonbet, and outlines the plans moving forward into 2018. SBC: Firstly, how happy were you to receive the award, and why do you believe Marathonbet was chosen over …

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Mr Green’s Jesper Kärrbrink: Analysing responsible gaming

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Responsible gaming is very much a hot topic, and at the heart of many an organisation worldwide. One such example is Mr Green, whose ‘green gaming’ applications resulted in a triumph at the recent SBC Awards. An achievement the firms CEO Jesper Kärrbrink addressed by saying: “Looking at our efforts in this area we are of course thrilled and very …

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SBC Awards caps ground-breaking 2017 for SBC Events

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The disco-themed SBC Awards provided SBC Events with a fittingly stunning finish to 2017, a year in which both its headline conferences recorded growth of more than 100%. The success of the ceremony at the Artillery Garden, which featured a silent auction that raised £1,700 for GambleAware and saw bet365 collect the Bookmaker of the Year prize for the fourth …

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Golden Race – Martin Wachter – a “gratifying” year, virtual football and 2018

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As 2017 approaches its culmination, glances are increasingly being thrown towards a huge year ahead and the Russian World Cup on the horizon. Off the back of a winning performance at the SBC Awards 2017 Martin Wachter, CEO of Golden Race, reflects on a busy year for the virtual sports provider: “For Golden Race the year 2017 has been very …

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bet365 lands fourth consecutive bookmaker of the year award at SBC Awards

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Sports betting giant bet365 capped a triumphant night at the SBC Awards by collecting the headline Bookmaker of the Year prize for the fourth year in a row. Having also been crowned Football Bookmaker of the Year and Mobile Bookmaker of the Year, the Stoke-based operator only narrowly missed out on a fourth prize after William Hill beat it to …

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Simon Westbury – VSoftCo – Providing a 360-degree service

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This week, virtual games provider VSoftCo signed a new deal with Sport-Shotz, a provider of sports themed casino games. Just after the story broke, we caught up with VSoftCo’s Chief Commercial Officer Simon Westbury to discuss a shift towards virtuals in the digital arena, whether they should be treated as a casino or sports betting product, and how cross channel learning …

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