Interviews

David Wentker – Tapcentive Inc – The Location Game

SBC begins this week by speaking to Tapcentive Inc Founder and CEO David Wentker on In-location marketing and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Wentker details to SBCNews why gambling retailers and online operators must pay attention to dynamics which will likely come into play through in-location marketing technologies. San Francisco based Tapcentive is a technology provider looking to transform how …

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EIG Start-Up Focus – Jeff Lande – Lucky VR – Virtual Reality Gambling

As SBCNews continues its series of interviews from the recent EiG Start-Up Launch Pad, one of the most intriguing presentations was offered by Virtual Reality provider Lucky VR. With video gaming and e-sports commanding tens of millions of users, could a virtual reality casino be the next seismic leap in i-gaming? SBC Business Correspondent Mark McGuinness spoke with Lucky VR’s …

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EIG Start-Up Focus – Lewis Holland – DiscountIF – Rewards & Innovation

SBC Business Correspondent Mark McGuinness continues his series of interviews with innovative start-up’s looking to take the igaming industry by storm. Today he speaks with EiG Start-Up Launch Pad runners up, DiscountIF and their CEO Lewis Holland about innovation by creating and engaging customers in new ways to shop for products. _________________ MM: Lewis can you tell us a bit about …

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EIG Start-Up Focus – Jacob List Levbet – Leveraged Betting

Business Correspondent Mark McGuinness caught up with EiG 2014 Pitch Winner  Levbet.net CEO and co-founder Jacob List for an update on developing sports betting in the image of financial market trading, especially Leveraged sports betting. Jake List is the founder of LevBet, a startup platform for trading sports betting odds with leveraged financial products.  Trained in equal parts across betting, …

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David O’Reilly – Colossus Bets – Year 1

Having been in full operations for just under a year, sports betting mega jackpots start-up Colossus Bets has become one of the leading start-ups in igaming. 2014  has seen Colossus Bets integrate its pool betting services with sports betting operators Betfair, BETDAQ and Boylesports, as this fast moving new comer to igaming has processed more than £5 million in pool wagers. …

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Ramsey Masri OtherLevels – EIG Berlin Interview – Mobile Matters

The EIG Berlin Expo begins tomorrow. SBC and EIG teams had time to interview Ramsey Masri CEO of Mobile Automation platform OtherLevels on mobile engagement and retention concerns effecting digital operators. A technology expert, Ramsey Masri discusses how mobile intelligence/data is effecting decision making within organisations. Masri further sheds insight on knowledge gaps  seen within mobile led operations and the …

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BetAdvisor: ‘Every tipster has a different strategy’

Stefano Saccani, Business Development and Affiliate Manager at Bet Advisor, explains the firm’s dynamics and its ambitions for the future under a new owner. SBC: Bet Advisor has recently come into new ownership – how is that switch going to inform the development of product and services? Stefano: Bet Advisor has been one of the best tipster platforms in the …

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Toby Oddy – Digital Fuel – The Agency Dynamic

Team SBC catches up with Industry marketing veteran Toby Oddy CEO & Founder of acquisition and ROI focused marketing agency Digital Fuel, to discuss changing dynamics and values in customer acquisition strategies. Having consulted numerous top tier igaming and sports betting operators on player acquisition projects and ROI practices. Toby outlines how the relationship between agency and operator should change/evolve with …

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Sergei Efimenko – Favbet – Thinking East

With numerous  Western European igaming markets reporting revenue declines in 2014, SBC caught up with Favbet Chief Operating Officer Sergei Efimenko to discuss Eastern European sports betting growth and how to create a betting audience in Eastern European markets. Sergei Efimenko discusses market intricacies, social and economic impacts that effect the regions gambling markets. Giving SBC readers real insight into …

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Andy Harris Realistic Games – EIG Berlin Interview – New Game Creation

With the sector seeing much uniformity in its product and gaming output, new game development and content partnership have now become  critical issues. Team SBC & EIG Berlin caught up with Andy Harris Commercial Director of Realistic Games to discuss new game development in igaming, in-game impacts and player gaming trends. Andy Harris has consulted various operators and business services …

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