Interviews

Jacob Lopez Curciel – OPTIMA – Creating the right user journey for horse racing betting

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Jacob Lopez Curciel is the Founder, Chairman and CEO for OPTIMA, a licensed B2B Software Developer of sports betting and gaming solutions with partners in Europe, Asia, Africa and America. OPTIMA has been confirmed as the Platinum event sponsor for next month’s Betting on Sports, held at the Olympia Conference Centre from 12-15 September. The company will present software platform OPTIMA …

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Gaming and Sports Attorney Daniel Wallach: Embracing a legal sports betting environment in the U.S. at #boscon2017

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Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September) will debate the changing sports betting landscape in the U.S., just a few months after the Supreme Court agreed to hear New Jersey’s challenge against PASPA. We spoke to panellist Daniel Wallach, a Gaming and Sports Attorney at Becker & Poliakoff, about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017, why it’s important for him …

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One to watch: Sirplay continues global expansion

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Over recent months, Sirplay has continued to expand its presence across world betting markets. Following the signing of new, high-profile deals in Africa and Latin America, SBC caught up with Bart Esposito, CEO of the Malta-based sportsbook and online gaming group, who discussed the company’s plans for the remainder of 2017 and beyond. SBC: Could you provide a brief history …

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Trustly’s Samuel Barrett: Strengthening the operator’s offering with innovative payments #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Trustly Director of Gaming Samuel Barrett, part of the Innovation in Payments session at next month’s event, spoke to SBC News about digital trends impacting the sector, as well as the changing relationship between bookmaker and payment provider. SBC: From an industry perspective, has payments been overlooked as a key dynamic for …

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Easy Payment Gateway CEO Alex Capurro: The evolution of the payments sector at #boscon2017

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Easy Payment Gateway CEO Alex Capurro is speaking about Innovation in Payments at next month’s Betting on Sports conference (12-15 September). We caught up with him for an interview ahead of his eagerly anticipated session, which will look at how the payments sector has been using technology to provide a smooth and safe user experience for both customers and operators. SBC: …

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Ari Lewski – Digital Sports Tech – Taking request a bet markets to the next level with QPAs

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Digital Sports Ltd Executive Director Ari Lewski spoke to SBC News about Quick Pick Accumulators (QPAs), a request a bet style accumulator product launched by Digital Sports Tech ahead of the new football season. SBC: Are you expecting QPAs to be popular with a particular demographic? AL: Our new Quick Pick Accumulators (QPAs) takes request a bet markets to the next …

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Easyodds CEO James Garmston: The who’s who of the operator and affiliate world at #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Easyodds CEO James Garmston, part of the ‘Improving the horseracing betting experience’ session at next month’s event, spoke to SBC News about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017, where operators and affiliates can work better together and what sports partnership has stood out over the last 12 months. SBC: Why is …

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Dominic Matthews – SIS – Clear Vision on racing customer approach

Taking over as the first Chief Operating Officer for industry live racing content and data supplier SIS (Sports Information Services), SBC speaks to Dominic Matthews on joining the ambitious SIS executive team  As part of his new leadership remit, Matthews will be responsible for all the operational and commercial teams across the business, ensuing alignment of both SIS’ strategic direction and …

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Bookies.com’s Matthew Glazier – The relationship between operators and affiliates #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Bookies.com Managing Director Matthew Glazier, part of the ‘Super Affiliates’ session at next month’s event, spoke to SBC News about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017, where betting can work together more closely with sport and what sports partnership has stood out over the last 12 months. SBC: Why is it …

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Mybet’s Sean Keogh: industry is ‘over-delivering to consumers’ #boscon2017

Having led the redevelopment of European betting operator mybet Holdings’ IT Platform, the firm’s major technology development for 2016 & 2017, Sean Keogh Chief Product Officer speaks to SBC on current industry product development dynamics. Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Keogh an industry technology veteran breaks down the industry’s current development framework, operator trends with regards to product …

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