Interviews

Betting.net: Expanding to satisfy the desires of the punter

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The expansion of sportsbooks has meant that the offering provided by tipster and affiliate sites has also widened and become more informative with a greater emphasis on detail and  statistical data. Menghan Fu, Betting.net’s Operations Manager spoke to SBC about how supplying a wide range of content to advise the punter is something that has always been a foremost priority …

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Jaap Kalma: SBC Sponsorship Forum – Why Football Sponsorship can make a positive difference in 2018

Heading up the SBC Sponsorship Forum at the upcoming Betting on Football Conference (20-23 March) is sports marketing and commercial veteran Jaap Kalma, who believes that sponsorship is now more important than ever for the betting industry and its wider stakeholders. Ahead of the event at Stamford Bridge, Kalma says that industry stakeholders have to understand new sponsorship values which are changing …

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LSports – Elevating sports data with the launch of the ‘new generation product’

Increased levels of data within the consumption of sports have not only opened the door for an evolution in sports betting, but have also dramatically expanded the needs of sportsbook operators. For many suppliers, keeping up with the fast paced elevation of operator desires has proved challenging, but for LSports, aiming to supply accurate and innovative sports related data products …

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Simon Trim: Sporting Group – Delivering on new risk dynamics

Simon Trim CEO of Sporting Group gives an in-depth product breakdown of Sporting Solutions new Risk Management Services (RMS). A key product launch for 2018, Trim details to SBC readers Sporting Solutions fresh approach to industry risk management dynamics, seeking to develop operationally smart functions for all stakeholders… _______________ SBC: Simon, thanks for the interview. Why is Risk Management Services …

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At The Races – Innovative ways of utilising data in racing

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As the consumption of sports betting in the UK continues to develop, racing has retained its status as a stalwart amongst the nation’s most cherished betting events. Nonetheless, in 2018 the importance of the continued evolution of racing can’t be understated, SBC spoke to the Commercial Manager at broadcaster At The Races, Joe Andrews about why the future remains positive for racing …

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Jesper Søgaard – Better Collective – The changing landscape for affiliates

With the working climate constantly changing, Jesper Søgaard, Founder and CEO of Better Collective, spoke to SBC about how affiliates can ensure stability for the forthcoming future, as well as how things have changed over recent years. After being crowned as the affiliate of the year at the SBC Awards 2017, the Better Collective CEO stated the group “are really grateful …

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Evgeniy Kiriushin – 1xBet – Taking to the World Cup battle in 52 languages

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Established in 2007, 1xBet is a fast-growing company in the sports betting space, with a platform focused on providing the maximum number of events and the highest level of localisation. We caught up with the company’s Head of Business Development Evgeniy Kiriushin to discuss lessons learned in 2017, utilising sponsorship and social media opportunities in 2018, and getting ready for …

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OPTIMA – The continued growth of the serverless solution

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Betting solutions provider OPTIMA concluded a successful 2017 by not only agreeing a deal to supply Betfred with its Multi-Channel Gaming Suite platform, but also by being crowned Standalone Platform Provider of the Year at the SBC Awards.    OPTIMA received the award, which its CEO Jacob Lopez described as “a great accomplishment” in the same month that it also reached a …

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Racing Post – Darren Mohan – Using customer interaction to constantly improve

Racing Post B2B has grown to become one of the world’s leading syndicated content providers, with an international customer portfolio spanning 25 different countries and multiple different languages. The business wing of the iconic British horse racing publisher has had a strong 2017 – topped off by winning Best Multi-Channel Supplier at the recent SBC Awards – and plans are …

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Pinnacle – Continuing to thrive as an eSports operator

Throughout 2017, the popularity of eSports as a betting product continued to increase to unprecedented levels, with operators now paying a greater level of focus to the eSports element of their sportsbooks. Benjamin Cronin, Content & Social Media Manager at Pinnacle spoke to SBC after an extremely successful 2017, that saw it continue its strong presence within the world of …

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