Interviews

Daniel Schreiber: ‘We’re not breaking the model, we’re improving the model’

Having launched in February 2018, BetConnect, an enterprise seeking to deliver betting’s next-generation exchange, is still a relatively new incumbent to the industry.  With this being said, the company has stated it is trading at unrivalled year-1 growth after recording another record-breaking month following the release of its October figures which show over £2 million of monthly matched bets – …

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Katerina Belorusskaya: How the Parimatch Foundation gives back to the community

Giving back to the local community and supporting charitable causes has been a core feature of the Parimatch DNA according to Katerina Belorusskaya, Chairwoman at Parimatch Foundation.  Speaking to SBC, she explained that important for gambling operators to implement their social corporate responsibility at the local level, with a focus upon ‘taking care of the future generation.’ Can you tell …

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Justin Chamberlain: onload{media} – Rebalancing adnetworks’ capacity for online gambling

 Branded as low quality and ineffective advertising vertical for industry incumbents, the Ad-network holds a dubious reputation with industry marketing teams. Launching new ‘compliant network’ onload{media}, Founder Justin Chamberlain wants to change the negative narrative… ________________ SBC: Hi Justin, thanks for this interview. Can you detail to SBC Audiences the development of onload’s ‘gambling compliant ad-network’ – from its initial …

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Keith O’Loughlin: The four pillars supporting state lottery success for Scientific Games

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Scientific Games is now serving seven lotteries with sports betting solutions in Canada, Europe and Asia after a second half of 2019 littered with lottery contract wins. After closing the summer by finalising a fresh deal with Milli Piyango (Turkey’s National Lottery), Scientific Games has celebrated an autumnal double by extending its player account management (PAM) and instant games partnership …

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George Shamugia, Singular: Leveraging global trends with an omnichannel approach

As the use of online sports betting continues to grow, many within the industry have shifted their focus towards delivering a more digital product. However, Singular explained that the retail sector still plays a crucial role in reaching new audiences.  Singular’s CEO George Shamugia explained to SBC that it is through ‘leveraging global trends’ and the establishment of a dedicated …

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Mariam Pashinyan: Digitain – Yerevan ‘DigiTown’ to nurture Armenia’s top talent

This October, industry platform and systems provider Digitain announced that it would establish its ‘DigiTown’ enterprise hub in its hometown of Yerevan Armenia. Digitain market research lead Mariam Pashinyan details to SBC the importance of the start-up directive to help Armenia nurture its fast growth tech and IT sectors. ________________ SBC: Hi Mariam, can you detail to SBC readers the …

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OVWG’s Raffaela Zillner: Sustainable regulation is key for the development of the Austrian market

The ability to create an attractive gambling market is key to achieving good channeling rates in Austria, according to the Secretary General of the Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG), Raffaela Zillner.  Speaking at this year’s Betting on Sports conference in London, Zillner addressed some of the steps that the Austrian gambling market needs to take in order to establish …

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Trustly celebrates 100 live brands for Pay N Play

Trustly is celebrating a huge company milestone after Pay N Play, the company’s innovative player registration and verification product, reached 100 live gaming brands. Introduced in 2015, Pay N Play allows customers to register and get verified to start playing on a gaming site simply by making a deposit. The KYC data for the customer is collected by Trustly during …

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Alik Harutyunyan, BetConstruct: Sharing large bet risk across the BetCloud network

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Industry software provider BetConstruct has addressed one of the biggest challenges for a sportsbook – accepting “unlimited” bets without risk – through the development of its BetCloud solution. Based on a “principle of synergy” for BetConstruct’s growing stable of operators, BetCloud is part of a global network in which each of these operators can share risks with each other. We …

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Boyan & Tzvetomir Naydenov, efbet: For the love of sports

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Close-knit brothers Boyan and Tzvetomir Naydenov founded the efbet sportsbook back in 2006 alongside their father Stefan. We sat down with both of them to discuss how a ‘love of sports’ has driven the development of the family-owned business ever since. Keep reading to find out how the efbet launch came about, why it quickly became apparent that online betting …

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