Interviews

ICE 2015 – Itai Zak SBTech – On Multi-Content Delivery & Service

In this week’s second ICE 2015 feature interview, Team SBC talks to SBTech CEO Itai Zak about creating and developing multi-content/ multi-product services for the igaming and sports betting sectors. An online gaming industry veteran, Zak previously served as an executive vice president of eGaming products at Spiral Solutions and as the general manager and executive vice president of eGaming …

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ICE 2015 – Andy Andrew SkillOnNet – The White Label Element

With ICE 2015 less than a month away, Team SBC caught up with Andy Andrew B2B Director for SkillOnNet igaming services to discuss the changing nature of white label operations and partnerships. Andy oversees product and partnership strategy for SkillOnNet, having implemented WMS, Net Entertainment and various independent suppliers’ content, Andy tells SBC how white label partnership must evolve and …

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Roy Clements – STATS – Speed and accuracy the watchwords for STATS

Sports data, insight and analyses has become big business in 2014, with the sector witnessing several mergers and acquisitions. Now forming a vital part of sports betting operational value chain, Team SBC speaks to Roy Clements Managing Director of STATS Europe, on his companies European ambitions. Clements tells the SBC team, that his firm’s data on US sports is provided …

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Richard Peters – Sports Revolution – The In-Stadia Experience

The experience of going to a stadium on a match day is one which has yet to be really altered by technological leaps and the digital age. Granted, everybody has a smartphone now, and so fewer than ever listen to the scores read out on the loudspeaker at halftime, but few clubs have fully embraced the digital age in terms …

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Youbetme – Jason Neubauer – Creating the Social Handshake

Youbetme is a social betting app which allows you to ‘bet on anything’. This is social betting and so whilst Youbetme facilitates and tracks the bets, it does not handle money. Players can play for whatever they choose amongst themselves, whether this is money, dinner, a drink or something a little more embarrassing. Player profiles keep a tally of wins, …

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Gareth Capon – Grabyo – Solving The Video Game

The protection of media content being shared by consumers through socially led verticals, has become a key issue for media right owners. Grabyo a London start-up believes that it has found the key to not only protecting content but also monetising video sharing clips on social platforms for media owners. Grabyo enables broadcasters and content rights holders to create, share and …

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Ewa Bakun / Jo Mayer – ICE 2015 – Breaking the ICE

Changes to worldwide regulatory requirements combined with new technology and consumer demands are set to deeply  impact the gambling industry’s convoluted value chain. The upcoming ICE 2015 (London Execl Arena 3-5 February) conference will play an important role in setting up the gambling industry’s 2015  key agenda and dicussions The dedicated gambling/igaming conference will look to bring a board range of …

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Peter Gough – Fenway Games – Creating a social dynamic

Team SBC catches up with Peter Gough, Founder of Fenway Games, an igaming industry start-up which has recently gone live on the GamCrowd.com equity crowdfunding platform. Fenway Games.is a developer of real-time, mobile and social products that operate during live sporting events and offer a high turnover of wagering opportunities. Its flagship title, SwitchPlayed, allows small-stakes bets to be placed in-play, to …

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Jörn Anhalt – Sportradar Group – Live Impacts

SBC caught up with Jörn Anhalt, Managing Director of Media Rights for the Sportradar Group, to discuss the impact of live-channel features on both digital and retail sports betting operations and consumer habits. Sportradar Group are European market leaders at providing syndicated sports content and betting related data and insight technology and provisions. Anhalt who leads strategic sales activities and …

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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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