Interviews

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Dmitry Voshkarin: GG.BET is developing a new ecosystem for esports fans

SBC News Dmitry Voshkarin: GG.BET is developing a new ecosystem for esports fans

Whilst esports is still a relatively new vertical, its growth in popularity is meteoric. And for those who might be a newcomer to the sport, it is imperative that operators are offering an exciting user experience. This is something that GG.BET says it is confident in doing. Speaking to SBC News, CEO Dmitry Voshkarin discussed the company’s partnerships with PGL …

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Colin McDonagh: Sportingtech eyeing continued LatAm expansion

Sportingtech eyeing continued LatAm expansion at SBC Summit Latinoamerica

Sportingtech will have a strong presence at November’s SBC Summit Latinoamérica 2022 in Miami, with the company set to showcase its award-winning Quantum platform to operators in its target markets across the region. SBC News spoke to Chief Sales Officer Colin McDonagh about his expectations for the event, and how the company will demonstrate its plans to capitalise on recent high-profile operator deals …

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Maksym Liashko, Parimatch Tech: Life, work and defence in Ukraine

SBC News Maksym Liashko, Parimatch Tech: Life, work and defence in Ukraine

Finding the balance between life and work can be tricky in any business, but for Parimatch Tech a new dimension was added this year when its home country was thrown into turmoil. The Kyiv-founded enterprise, now headquartered in Cyprus but with strong links to and operations in its homeland, has played an active role in supporting the Ukrainian public in …

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AI and the human element: EPIC’s Dan Spencer on ‘obvious’ Mindway partnership

SBC News AI and the human element: EPIC’s Dan Spencer on ‘obvious’ Mindway partnership

It seems like all tech specialists with a stake in gaming are talking about AI right now, and EPIC Risk Management believes that this interest is more than justified.  The gambling harm minimisation consultancy group recently signed a major partnership with Mindway AI, focused around supporting and delivering its educational and training resources as well as identifying and interacting with …

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“Racing needs these groups’ – Voxbet’s Jonathan Power on attracting Gen Z and millennial bettors

SBC News “Racing needs these groups’ - Voxbet’s Jonathan Power on attracting Gen Z and millennial bettors

The past decade has seen a huge upsurge in new technologies and changes in product and content consumption – but has the betting industry caught up? For operators that focus on or have a strong interest in horse racing, which of course likely means all betting firms, emerging tech solutions may bridge the gap between traditional wagering markets and the …

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Alistair Boston-Smith, Bede Gaming: the universal importance of customer management

SBC News Alistair Boston-Smith, Bede Gaming: the universal importance of customer management

LIke many businesses, lotteries had to adapt during the pandemic to the drastic change in conditions, and this has left an enduring legacy. This was the viewpoint of Alistair Boston-Smith, Bede Gaming’s Chief Strategy Officer, who spoke to SBC Media about the B2B supplier’s activities in both the lottery and gaming spaces. Part of the Gauselmann Group, an international conglomerate …

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Philip Young, Luciditi: How to stop betting being a ‘ripe target’ for cybercrime

SBC News Philip Young, Luciditi: How to stop betting being a ‘ripe target’ for cybercrime

As betting continues to become increasingly digitised and the way consumers embrace new products continues to grow, vulnerability to cybercrime is also at risk of rising. Outlining measures operators can introduce across a range of metrics to fight back against illicit actors, Luciditi Founder Philip Young underlined the importance of data and why digital ID can be a crucial tool. …

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A serious business with serious aspirations: SIS explains esports as a betting product

GG.BET hosts NAVI and Team Vitality for latest esports event

When sports fans think of Greater Manchester, they will likely picture Old Trafford and the Etihad, perhaps even Sale Sharks’ rugby ground or regular boxing venue the AO Arena – MediaCityUK is probably not high on the list.  Nonetheless, the trendy district of Salford has become home to a rapidly growing esports scene, with round-the-clock events hosted by SIS (Sports …

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BETEGY’S Alex Kornilov: business fundamentals first, innovation second

SBC News BETEGY’S Alex Kornilov: business fundamentals first, innovation second

Innovation. A word we always see floating around, but what does it actually mean? At BETEGY, it’s all about creating a foundation for the company’s vision to become a reality. At the recent SBC Awards, BETEGY walked away with the Innovation of the Year accolade. Alex Kornilov, the company’s CEO, tells us about the product that he believes is bringing …

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