Interviews

Smarkets boss says value crucial for betting exchange success

Smarkets CEO Jason Trost is hoping to carve out more business for his betting exchange by keeping its commission charges low. In an interview with February’s edition of Betting Business interactive, Trost said that sports betting customers will continue to become more informed and more demanding, meaning that the value offered by companies will be crucial towards success. He explained: …

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Andreas Krannich – Sportradar – The Integrity Fight

Sports integrity and match fixing are a key concern to regulatory bodies, as online sports betting looks for government approval and a coherent legislative framework in multiple jurisdictions. For a number of year’s sports data and insight specialist Sportradar has been helping numerous stakeholders fight against sports corruption using data and technology. Team SBC spoke with Andreas Krannich Managing Director …

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Bill Squadron – BSports – creating optimal insight with Match Analysis

SBC’s Andy McCarron caught up with BSports (STATS) President Bill Squadron to discuss the development of their European football insight/data tool Match Analysis. Sqaudron discusses how BSports are aiming to bring relevant data and analysis to European sports betting enthusiasts, in order to create a real impact in the market BSports (STATS) takes the technology developed by Bloomberg, the leading …

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David Webb – BetConstruct – New Solution

SBC’s Andy McCarron speaks to BetConstruct Retail Solutions Consultant David Webb on the launch of BetConstruct’s new retail betting inventory. David Webb details to SBC retail betting system management to engage new consumer expectations. __________________________ SBC: BetConstruct has got some big launches at ICE this year. What have you got lined up for the betting shop? DW: We have been …

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London Baby Sponsor Profile – Ezugi

With just one day to go before the SBC London Baby Party at Café de Paris, Team SBC caught up with Kfir Kugler CEO and Founder of Ezugi live deal software provider. A extremely knowledgeable igaming veteran Kfir Kugler gives SBC readers the lowdown on what Ezugi has in store for clients in 2015. SBC: What has your company and its …

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London Baby: Sponsor Profile – Cubits

ICE 2015 and London Baby are less than a week away! Team SBC caught up with London Baby sponsor Tim Rehder CEO of Cubits, the Bitcoin trading platform  that allows customers to buy bitcoin in minutes, making it one of the fastest digital currency platforms in Europe. SBC: What has your company and its services and operations learned from 2014? Tim: Quality …

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ICE 2015- Yahaya Maikori – Law Allianz – Africa in Focus

African sports betting and gaming market garnered much focus in 2014 as operators looked to extend services and competencies beyond western borders. Team SBC and ICE caught with Yahaya Maikori Senior Partner of Law Allianz – a law firm with core expertise in African Entertainment law  (gaming, technology, media & IP matters). Yahaya has advised state governments, institutions and helped several …

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ICE 2015 – Bill Pascrell III – US iGaming Progress 2015

With US iGaming performance figures underwhelming the industry in 2014, SBC and ICE caught up with Bill Pascrell III to discuss the current state of US federal legislation and policy concerning the igaming and whether there can be any market and federal progress for the industry in 2015 A partner with the Princeton Public Affairs Group Inc, Pascrell III has …

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Tauri Tiitsaar – Coingaming.io – Bitcoin Matters

Following on for last year’s first ever Bitcoin4igaming Conference held in London at the end of November. Digital currencies such as Bitcoin are tipped to have a seminal year in igaming, with many operators , affiliates and jurisdictions looking to these ’lines of  computer code’ to service a growing demand from players wishing to spend and play with Bitcoins.     SBC …

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London Baby Sponsor Profile: Magnet Gaming

SBC begins this week’s London Baby sponsor profile by speaking to Thomas Nielson Head of Game Licensing for igaming new comers Magnet Gaming, a Danish company with big ambitions for 2015. Magnet Gaming develops cutting edge games for online gambling operators, bringing cutting edge cross-platform experiences to igamers. Magnet Gaming are currently growing a portfolio of high quality HTML5-based slot machines and …

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