Interviews

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Betting on traditional sports and esports: challenges and benefits for bookmakers

SBC News Betting on traditional sports and esports: challenges and benefits for bookmakers

Hot on the heels of a key pair of developments for the company, Sergii Mishchenko, CEO of GGBET UK, assesses the key similarities and differences between esports and sports, the key developments that we can expect to see through the current year, what exciting things are in store and much more. SBC News: Thanks for taking the time to talk …

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Metric experts on the UK racing state of play

SBC News Metric experts on the UK racing state of play

SBC sat down with Metric Gaming’s racing experts Mike Coultard and Charlie Casey to discuss the state of play of the UK racing scene, how operators can be more competitive in a challenging landscape, and of course, some tips for Cheltenham. SBC News: Can you both tell us a bit about your experience and roles at Metric? Mike Coultard, Head of Sales: …

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Assessing AI opportunities and a second wave for crypto

SBC News Assessing AI opportunities and a second wave for crypto

As one year ends and another begins, a series of reflections and predictions are to be expected. However, despite the optimism that encompasses many as January commences, numerous challenges remain and emerging trends continue to provide various opportunities. In the conclusion of a two-part SBC News special, a selection of these, including player retention, emerging tech, markets of promise and …

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L&GNSW readies tougher stance against operators not meeting regulatory standards

SBC News L&GNSW readies tougher stance against operators not meeting regulatory standards

Liquor & Gaming New South Wales (L&GNSW) has issued a statement which addresses the ‘poor conduct’ of a number of NSW-licensed bookmakers over the last few months.  A spokesperson for L&GNSW told SBC News that the conduct in question involves ‘unreasonable obstructions’ when it comes to paying out players’ winnings, as well as assisting with account closures – in some …

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Roundtable: successes, failures, major trends & keeping players active

SBC News Roundtable: successes, failures, major trends & keeping players active

As one year ends and another begins, a series of reflections and predictions are to be expected. However, despite the optimism that encompasses many as January commences, numerous challenges remain and emerging trends continue to provide various opportunities. In a two-part SBC News special, a selection of these, including player retention, emerging tech, markets of promise and much more, will …

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SportsDataIO: operators must widen commercial opportunities to maximise potential

SBC News SportsDataIO: operators must widen commercial opportunities to maximise potential

Continuous enhancements are critical in order to stay ahead of the game across most facets of business on a global scale, but this is especially important across the dynamic, fast-paced landscape of sports content supporting media, broadcast, fantasy sports and sports betting. In addition to offering a selection of reflections and predictions, as is customary at this time of year, …

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LSports: unveiling next-gen solutions empowering operators to disrupt homogeneity

SBC News LSports: unveiling next-gen solutions empowering operators to disrupt homogeneity

Standing out amid a sea of similarity is an issue that is tackled across each corner of the industry on a daily basis, as a constant jockeying for success delivers a range of innovations in a bid to climb above the competition. One such example is LSports, which aims to respond to “many concerns” expressed by numerous partners regarding the …

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David Yatom Hay: The evolution of gambling compliance…

SBC News David Yatom Hay: The evolution of gambling compliance...

Ahead of a high-profile appearance at the World Regulatory Briefing on the changing role of gambling compliance at next month’s ICE London, David Yatom Hay, General Counsel of Soft2Bet, spoke to SBC News about all things regulation and innovation.  SBC: With ICE London fast approaching, can you tell us more about your participation in the World Regulatory Briefing on the …

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GR8 Tech: staying ahead of the competition in such a quick-paced industry

SBC News GR8 Tech: staying ahead of the competition in such a quick-paced industry

Technological innovations or advancements arguably form the fabric of the industry. Without a steady stream of these, you face the very real prospect of not just simply being left behind, but extinction. In conversation with SBC News, Evgen Belousov, GR8 Tech CEO, offers his perspective on the critical nature of such updates, elaborates on a pair of the company’s recent …

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