Interviews

Michal Palecek – Gamblified – eSports: Shoot to Thrill

As the two industries’ of gaming and betting merge ever closer, one company based in the Czech Republic are taking advantage of this situation by focussing their efforts on a particularly niche area of these aligning markets. Gamblified recently released Dead Trigger 2: eSports Tournament in alliance with Cashplay. This is a gamblified version of the popular Zombie shooter game, …

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Darius Eghdami – FansUnite – Social Betting: Why Virtual is a Reality

FansUnite was started by three sports fans in Canada, and intends to be a site for fellow fans offering transparency, fun, and top wagering advice via its social betting platform and community. FansUnite  utilises virtual currency meaning, should they opt to, users are able to bet on sports without the risk of losing any actual money. A place for gamblers of …

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EIG 2015 – Rahul Sood – Unikrn – eSports: Creating a competitive dynamic

Introducing eSports to the gambling sector will be a key theme at EIG 2015 (Berlin  Arena Halle 20-22 October). The rise of competitive platforms in eSports has seen a number of questions being asked of this contemporary industry SBC caught up with Rahul Sood Co-Founder and CEO of Unikrn, an eSports competitive platform that plans to lead this exciting and …

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Clarion Gaming – EIG 2015 – Agenda Berlin

EIG 2015 the gambling sectors leading knowledge led and innovation focused conference returns to the Arena Halle Berlin (20-22 October) Following a year of seismic change for the gambling sector which is witnessing operators, service providers and various stakeholders adjust to new demands and market conditions. Outlining the conference key discussions and agenda, Team SBC caught up with Clarion Gaming’s Jo …

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Neale Deeley: Betradar’s slam dunk with virtual basketball

Neale Deeley, Managing Director at Betradar, discusses the development of the company’s latest virtual offering – Basketball. SBC: You’ve just launched your virtual basketball product. How long have you been developing it? What was the start point? Neale Deeley:  The inception of the project was over a year ago when we sketched out the punter types we wanted to appeal …

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Peter Bertilsson – Metric Gaming – SuperLive Year 1

A year after taking charge of live betting technology start-up Metric Gaming and launching its SuperLive product, Team SBC caught up with Peter Bertilsson, CEO & President of Metric Gaming, to discuss his operations progress as Metric Gaming looks to bring market and game play innovation to sports betting Metric Gaming’s ambitious SuperLive product allows customers to wager on in-game events …

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Crispin Nieboer – William Hill – Building effective industry innovation

Having set up its technology and innovation hub in London’s Shoreditch district, William Hill has outlined product independence combined with in-house development and innovation competencies as its key corporate values which will lead future growth for its business. Team SBC spoke to Director of Corporate Development & Innovation Crispin Nieboer one of the operators key leaders on innovation on how …

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Jared Cooperstein – VULCUN – Future Game

The phenomenal growth of the eSports industry is being looked at from many different business angles at present, especially since the level of success looks near guaranteed to continue. Vulcun is an American firm based in San Francisco which is leading the way in providing fantasy eSports betting, and moreover offering fans a different platform to engage further with their …

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Phil Fraser – WhichBingo – Bingo in 2015

SBC discusses the current state of the online bingo market with Phil Fraser, the owner of player portal Whichbingo.co.uk. Once a burgeoning market for operators, online bingo has now hit maturity and saturation, Fraser addresses current consumer habits and trends, and gives further insight on operator marketing initiatives. Phil Fraser has been involved in the online bingo industry since its …

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Jelena Kuzmanov – Interesting volatility at first Slot Summit

Jelena Kuzmanov, product owner at Danish affiliate Better Collective, attended the recent Slot Summit in Bucharest on behalf of SBC News. Find out what she thought about Clarion‘s latest gaming event. SBC: This was the first Slot Summit – how do you feel it went? Great! As you pointed out – this was our first time there and it was …

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