Interviews

Aiste Garneviciene – Betgames.TV – My ICE 2016

Ahead of ICE Totally Gaming we spoke to Aiste Garneviciene of Betgames.TV to hear her views on how she prepares for ICE, how it’s just like Christmas and what Betgames.TV has planned for the event. Aiste Garneviciene is COO at BetgamesTV, a developer and supplier of innovative and interactive gaming products for betting operators based in Lithuania. BetgamesTV will be present …

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Michael Garforth & Aidan Nutbrown – Sporting Index – Political betting in the USA

With the outspoken and divisive Donald Trump still leading the Republican candidacy polls ahead of the US Primaries in February, many are taking a keener interest than they ordinarily would in this year’s race for the White House. Despite his lead in the polls, many are refusing to believe Trump will actually become president and betting exchange Matchbook has already …

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Nicholas Hill – EveryMatrix – My ICE 2016

ICE Totally Gaming is considered by many to be the iGaming industry event of the year, and Nicholas Hill of EveryMatrix couldn’t agree more. Nicholas Hill is Sales and Marketing Director at EveryMatrix, an iGaming software provider which is taking charge of stand N6-310 at ICE. Here he discusses what the firm will be doing at this year’s show and how he …

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Bragi Egisson – Fanaments – Focus on the fun

Fanaments is a real money fantasy sports site from Iceland. Created by the trio of CEO Bragi Ægisson, CPO Arnor Davidsson and CTO Gudmundur Sveinsson, Fanaments enjoys the exclusivity of being the only multi-sports fantasy site in Europe. Launched in August 2015, it has since paid out over €300,000 (£224,348) and enjoyed month to month growth of at least 100%. SBC spoke to CEO …

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Anthony Cousins – Unibet targets UFC turnover records in 2016

With the media frenzy around the Aldo vs McGregor fight and Ronda Rousey’s surprise defeat, 2015 was certainly the highest profile year in the history of UFC. We caught up with Unibet’s Head of Sportsbook Anthony Cousins, to discuss their official betting partnership with UFC, reflect on a record breaking 2015 and look ahead to 2016. _____________ SBC: Anthony, as …

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Thomas Nielsen – Magnet Gaming – London Baby 2016

Ahead of London Baby 2016, the ultimate ICE Totally Gaming week event for networking and socialising, we caught up with Magnet Gaming’s Thomas Nielsen to gauge his thoughts on ICE and how the wider iGaming industry is looking as we make our way into 2016. Founded in 2014 Magnet Gaming is a Danish cross platform digital slots provider for the …

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Ian Hunter – MRG Systems – My ICE

ICE Totally Gaming takes place between February 2nd to February 4th at London’s ExCeL Centre. As the largest iGaming event in the UK calendar there’s always a lot going on, and plenty of industry figures to talk to.  Here SBC profiles Ian Hunter of MRG Systems to see how they prepare and what he’s excited about ahead of this year’s event. …

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Stu Weston – William Hill – Building Trafalgar

October 2015 saw William Hill launch its new sports betting platform ‘Trafalgar’. The in-house developed platform aims to create a joint web and mobile infrastructure for the operator as it seeks further differentiation in a saturated betting market. SBC spoke to Stu Weston William Hill Sportsbook Director on the creation and development of Trafalgar, and why William Hill is prioritising innovation …

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Grant Farwell – Matcherino – Let the fans decide

Following a successful 2015 for the eSports industry, 2016 looks set to be even bigger with the likes of EA, Activision Blizzard and ESPN showing their intent to capitalise on this momentum by establishing their own divisions and, in the case of Activision, acquiring a major organisation. Based in Seattle, Matcherino is a platform dedicated to bringing the fans closer to the …

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James Fleming – Quick payments ‘the most important retention tool available’

James Fleming, Commercial Director at emerchants Europe, talks about how his firm’s payment service has transformed the way customers get funds from bookmakers. Emerchants is providing gaming operators with the ability to give their customers instant access to funds via a prepaid card. Can you give a bit of flavour how it works? Our original goal was to dramatically improve …

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