Interviews

The booming business opportunity for online gambling merchants

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Paul Marcantonio, Head of UK/Western Europe at ECOMMPAY, has suggested that the amount of money consumers over the age of 60 are putting into online gambling is proof that the baby boomer generation can adapt to the new technologies sweeping the market just as well as their millennial counterparts. Marcantonio spoke about the booming business opportunity – pun intended – …

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EPIC Risk Management: Uniting the industry for harm minimisation

EPIC Risk Management is the UK’s leading independent gambling harm minimisation consultancy, placing its key focus on the highest prevalent sectors. EPIC identifies and reduces the brand, reputational, financial and human risks caused by gambling in the workplace. The firm’s Business Development Manager Mark Potter spoke to SBC about EPIC’s calculated strategy when it comes to increasing education around problem …

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Andrew Dagnall: Bettorlogic – What Netflix & Spotify can teach betting incumbents…

As Industry platform and software developers seek to deliver the next level of betting consumers engagement and functionalities, seasoned sector technology veteran Andrew Dagnall (CEO – Bettorlogic) believes that betting’s product journey should begin with entertainment giants – Spotify and Netflix… __________________ SBC: Andrew, thanks for the catch-up. As a tech consumer, why are Netflix and Spotify recommendation engines so …

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NetEnt’s Erik Nyman on driving American progress

Operating in the US market for almost three years, NetEnt is looking to build on experience and continue to establish itself as one of the leading suppliers in the growing US market. Having previously played a key role in the firm’s expansion in Europe and with WLA customers, Managing Director of NetEnt Americas Erik Nyman spoke to SBC about NetEnt’s …

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Utilising the Ryder Cup to drive golf betting

As a betting product, golf has grown exponentially in recent times and with the Ryder Cup nearing, there is no better time for betting operators to maximise the drive of the sport. Ahead of the eagerly anticipated start of the tournament, SBC spoke to Mike Murphy from OnlineBettingSites.com about how affiliates and sportsbook operators can work together to take advantage …

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Better Collective Spotlight – bettingexpertLIVE – The ultimate second screen experience for in-play consumers

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In the third instalment of SBC’s Better Collective Spotlight series, we spoke to Philip Trampe, PR Team Lead for Better Collective, to get the inside line on bettingexpertLIVE. Trampe was on hand to tell us more about the site designed to showcase what the world is betting on in-play, including how punters can create tipster lists to shadow the top …

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Triggy’s Björn Nilsson – “Localisation is nothing, personalisation is everything”

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In a global environment where instant is everything, many organisations on a global basis are striving to gain a march on the competition with the latest innovation or tool etc, with ‘personalisation’ becoming an increasingly utilised buzzword. One such example is Triggy, who after struggling with outsourced development of its TriggySport app, brought it in-house, re-worked and subsequently rolled-out very recently. …

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Competing with the key players in the online casino space

Emerging as a new online casino comes with a variety of challenges, not least of which is competing in a space filled with operators that have a headstart when it comes striving to stand out. Thomas Jones, founder of new online casino brand PlayUK.com, spoke to SBC about some of the challenges that are faced when competing with established brands …

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Conall McSorley – gbet – Dispelling the ‘devil you know’ mentality amongst dissatisfied operators

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Conall McSorley, Business Development Director at gbet, talks to SBC News about rebranding from GBE Technologies, the challenge to allay migration concerns amongst sportsbook operators and how gbet aims to build on its successful partnership with NYRA in the US market. SBC: Can you give the readers on SBC News a brief rundown of the gbet business? CM: Most of …

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ECOMMPAY: Solving operator pain points with innovative payment solutions

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As planning for Betting on Sports 2018 enters the final furlong, we sat down with ECOMMPAY Head of UK/Western Europe Paul Marcantonio, who made an impassioned plea for customisable payment solutions, targeted proprietary technologies, and an individual approach to client requirements. SBC: To begin, could you please describe your company in a few words? PM: To briefly summarise, ECOMMPAY is …

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