Interviews

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Mark Davies Camberton: gambling industry has fallen behind the curve

SBC News Mark Davies Camberton: gambling industry has fallen behind the curve

Ahead of the Betting on Football Conference – 8th of May Stamford Bridge, Team SBC catches up with Mark Davies of Camberton Public Relations to discuss marketing context and brand management ahead of new legislation for igaming and sports betting operators. Mark Davies is an expert at gaming and sports betting public relations, corporate communications, reputation management and stakeholder management. …

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SBC Interview – Jessica Ordovas de Ussia on Platform Independence

SBC News SBC Interview - Jessica Ordovas de Ussia on Platform Independence

Team SBC catches up with Mediatech Solutions CEO – Jessica Ordovas de Ussia, to discuss igaming platforms integration, igaming operational trends and creating independent platforms. Jessica Ordovas de Ussia is founder and CEO of Mediatech Solutions. In 2009 she co-founded Mediatech which has grown to be market leader in online platforms in the gambling industry in Spain with 20% market …

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SBC Interview – Anton Kaszubowski – new venture financing in igaming

SBC News SBC Interview - Anton Kaszubowski - new venture financing in igaming

Team SBC catches up with Anton Kaszubowski, Founder of Greenlaw Limited – an advisory and investment vertical for igaming start-ups. Anton is an experienced igaming executive and investor in new ventures, gambling and media sectors, he has played a significant role in the financing, growth and eventual sale of several businesses in the interactive gaming and media sectors as either …

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SBC – BOF Interview – Matchbook CEO Mark Brosnan on marketing football betting

SBC News SBC - BOF Interview - Matchbook CEO Mark Brosnan on marketing football betting

Ahead of the Betting on Football Conference, team SBC caught up with  online betting exchange Matchbook.com’s CEO Mark Brosnan. Having recently re-launched Matchbook.com, Brosnan gives insight into building new brands in igaming and forming deeper bonds with sports betting customer s whilst being to optimise football betting marketing This April Matchbook.com has partnered with charity ‘Right to Play’, donating all commissions generated …

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David McMorrow: The changing face of the betting shop

SBC News David McMorrow: The changing face of the betting shop

BettorRetail frontman David McMorrow, former marketing guru at William Hill and Ladbrokes, discusses with SBC’s David Kelly how loyalty cards and gaming machines have energised retailers, although difficulties remain. How has Odds On!-Ladbrokes’ loyalty reward programme, changed the retail betting industry? Odds On! was the first betting loyalty card on the high street and was launched back in 2008. While …

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BOF Interview: Bernard Marantelli talks betting innovations & starting up

SBC News BOF Interview: Bernard Marantelli talks betting innovations & starting up

Ahead of the upcoming Betting on Football Conference on May 8,  SBC caught up with session speaker Bernard Marantelli CEO and founder of Colossus Bets. Colossus Bets is a football pool betting operator offering guaranteed jackpot prizes and consolations for easy to play correct scores and correct outcome predictions. Bernard Marantelli set up Colossus Bets to bring lottery-sized prizes, with interactive fractional cash-in …

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Clive Hawkswood: Industry can’t do effective self-exclusion alone

SBC News Clive Hawkswood: Industry can't do effective self-exclusion alone

SBC News caught up with Remote Gambling Association Chief Executive Clive Hawkswood to ask him a few questions about his organisation’s new ground-breaking agreement with GamCare and Gordon Moody Association for protecting vulnerable people using self-exclusion. SBC: What has been the biggest challenge in setting up a self-exclusion system for remote operators? Clive Hawkswood: For individual remote operators, self-exclusion works …

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Professor Mark Griffiths – Helping customers set their limits

SBC News Professor Mark Griffiths - Helping customers set their limits

Professor Mark Griffiths of Nottingham Trent University is a Chartered Psychologist and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit. He was the expert adviser on the ABB’s new Code of Conduct which hopes to reduce the chance of people getting into problems while player betting shop gaming machines. SBC:  What do you think is the key measure that bookmakers have …

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SBC Interview – Chris North Talks GamCrowd iGaming Funding

SBC News SBC Interview - Chris North Talks GamCrowd iGaming Funding

SBC business correspondent Mark McGuinness caught up with businessman and industry entrepreneur Chris North to chat about his latest venture, GamCrowd which looks to disrupt the traditional way start-ups and existing companies seek funding and investment in the gambling sector. GamCrowd is a specialist igaming crowd funding platform, GamCrowd aims to bring better funding, industry knowledge,  to entrepreneurs and investors …

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