Erin-Marie Gallagher

Bayes Esports: Predicting the unpredictable with esports events

Darina Goldin, Director of Data Science at Bayes Esports, takes a look at seasonal trends within the esports industry and why she learnt to embrace the chaos that comes with trying to forecast esports events in 2021.  If something is seasonal, it means that it fluctuates within a calendar year in a predictable fashion. This is true for shopping, the …

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Alan Aquilina joins Singular as new Head of Sports Betting Platform

Alan Aquilina has been named Head of the Sports Betting Platform at Singular. His appointment, said Singular, will help strengthen the supplier’s position as a global brand for tier one operators.  “Singular at its core is a tech company where teams innovate and experiment on many levels, starting with technology stacks, continuing with products and features,” commented Darko Gacov, co-founder …

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BetConstruct adds Virtual In-Play Tennis to product portfolio

BetConstruct adds Virtual In-Play Tennis to product portfolio

BetConstruct has strengthened its product offering with the launch of Virtual In-Play Tennis which will help give ‘operators the edge on a variety of live betting options’. Using advanced Motion Capture technology delivered by Xsens, the Virtual In-Play Tennis product will enable players to place live bets on virtual tennis.  Based on real-life game rules and statistics, 10 players will …

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LVision’s BetBooster helps LVBet drive player engagement

LVision’s BetBooster helps LVBet drive player engagement

LVBet has signed a new partnership with LVision to integrate the BetBooster product across three of its flagship sportsbook brands. The AI bet stimulation technology will enable the operator to drive further revenues and boost player engagement across its Lvbet.com, Lvbet.lv and EnergyBet.com sites. Ido Lazar, Founder and CEO of LVision, said: “We have signed some of the industry’s biggest …

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SoftSwiss signs third sportsbook partnership with Gunsbet deal

SoftSwiss signs third sportsbook partnership with Gunsbet deal

Gunsbet.com, the sports betting arm of Gunsbet Casino, has become the latest company to sign a new partnership with SoftSwiss for the use of its sportsbook platform. Launched back in December 2020, the SoftSwiss sportsbook platform will give Gunsbet players access to betting options for more than 60 different sports spanning over 1200 different markets, with Betradar selected as the …

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David Ozararat: Why establishing a French hub has been a ‘step forward’ for SoftConstruct

David Ozararat: Why establishing a French hub has been a ‘step forward’ for SoftConstruct

The last 12 months have shone a light on the need for unification of the French gambling market and highlighted reasons why there needs to be an expansion to areas of regulation.  That’s according to David Ozararat, who became President of SoftConstruct’s French division in February. He told SBC News that the market is on an upward trajectory with online …

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Toffee TV becomes the latest fan channel to partner with Low6

Toffee TV becomes the latest fan channel to partner with Low6

Mobile betting games developer Low6 has expanded its network of partners after signing a new agreement with Everton fan channel, Toffee TV. Launching Toffee Picks, fans will be able to compete on a peer-to-peer basis, predicting a series of match outcomes such as goals scored, corners taken and saves made. Players are then ranked on a leader board, with the …

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Fonbet: Why sponsoring European football giants is a ‘step in a new direction’

Fonbet: Why sponsoring European football giants is a ‘step in a new direction’

The first few months of 2021 marked a ‘step in a new direction’ for Fonbet as the sports betting operator signed new international partnerships with three football giants: Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and AC Milan. These partnerships, explained Alina Yakirevich – Chief Marketing Officer of Fonbet (pictured below) – have helped the company to interact with new demographics of punters while …

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Simon Johnson joins SIS as new Chair

Simon Johnson joins SIS as new Chair

Simon Johnson, the current Chair of the Rugby Football League, has been selected as the new Chair of SIS (Sports Information Services). Johnson will bring with him a wealth of senior leadership experience to the position, which SIS believes will help strengthen the supplier’s position within the global betting industry. Richard Ames, CEO of SIS, said: “The appointment of Simon …

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Better Collective Spotlight: Using broadcasts to build Cheltenham engagement

Better Collective Spotlight: Using broadcasts to build Cheltenham engagement

Video, audio and social media content have – according to Shane Anderson, Senior Director of broadcasting at Better Collective – played an integral role in engaging with punters on a multi-platform level.  Ahead of this year’s Cheltenham Festival, which will take place without spectators, Anderson believes that Better Collective’s Jump To It show can help deliver engaging insights for racing …

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