Erin-Marie Gallagher

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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Bayes Esports upgrades ESL Gaming partnership

Bayes Esports upgrades ESL Gaming partnership

Bayes Esports has both extended and expanded its current partnership with ESL Gaming with the aim of ‘driving esports forward’. With the current partnership already covering games such as Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2, the revamped deal will span more esports titles from ESL Gaming’s portfolio. In addition, Bayes noted that the collaboration will also become refined with …

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BetGames.TV strengthens security credentials with ISO 27001 certification

BetGames.TV strengthens security credentials with ISO 27001 certification

BetGames.TV has been awarded an ISO 27001 certification for its information security management systems.  The accreditation, which the supplier noted will enhance its tier-one credentials, has been lauded as ‘key’ to BetGames.TV’s expansion into multiple global jurisdictions including Switzerland and Greece. BetGames.TV’s CEO Andreas Koeberl said: “This is an important award for us. The integrity of our client’s data is …

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Star Sports drives customer engagement with LVision widget

Star Sports drives customer engagement with LVision widget

LVision has signed a new partnership with Star Sports to supply its Betting and Animation widget which will help the operator accelerate customer turnover and player engagement levels. Based on LVision’s proprietary AI algorithms and historical data, the product serves as a live match tracker by converting broadcasts into meaningful data and sports visualisations. “I’m really excited to make our …

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Soft2Bet strengthens team with Hamza Afifi appointment

Soft2Bet strengthens team with Hamza Afifi appointment

Hamza Afifi, the former Head of Sales for SiGMA Group, has been selected as the new PR Director for Soft2Bet. In his new role, Afifi will take responsibility for promoting the supplier’s portfolio of operator brands, which includes the recently launched gamified sportsbook Betinia and the cabaret-inspired casino Winota. Commenting on the appointment, Soft2Bet CEO Boris Chaikin said: “A warm …

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GiG finalises partnership with German facing operator

GiG finalises partnership with German facing operator

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has finalised its partnership with an ‘established German facing iGaming operator’ ahead of the market’s regulation later this year. The operator, which has not yet been named, will benefit from GiG’s iGaming platform technologies which will be used to power its online casino offering. The agreement, which has a minimum duration of four years, will be …

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