Interviews

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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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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