Interviews

interview: Boris Becker Holds Court

Thanks to igaming operator YouWin! SBC has managed to get an exclusive interview with six  time Grand Slam Champion and tennis legend Boris Becker. Boris has opened the 2013 EIG Expo Barcelona and will be acting as brand ambassador for YouWin. SBC’s Mark McGuiness  and Clarion Events Ewa Bakun caught up to discuss Barcelona, Sports and what the German tennis …

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From betting shops to betting affiliate

David Archer established the affiliate business Biggerbet in 2010 and has developed a portfolio of leading affiliate websites including www.horseracingresults.co.uk, www.cheltenhamfestivalnews.com and one of the largest in the UK, www.freebets.com. He was the joint-owner and managing director of North East bookmaking chain Reuben Page for almost two decades, before selling most of the business to Gala Coral. He then founded …

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SBC Interview with David Galan – CEO Picklive Live Fantasy Sports

Following on from their recent announcement with Sportech Plc this week, SBC business correspondent Mark McGuinness caught up with David Galan, CEO of live fantasy sports operator Picklive to chat about the company’s current and future plans. Picklive integrates fantasy sports within gaming/ sports betting businesses by converging fantasy sports, in-play betting, social gaming and live second screen entertainment. Set-up in …

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SBC Interview – Mark Bosman International CEO BetTech ‘Emerging Markets & Opportunities’

This week SBC catches up with Mark Bosman, International CEO of BetTech Gaming, to discuss African and emerging market igaming and development. Mark co-founded BetTech Gaming, the global provider of premium technology solutions to gaming companies, with Chief Executive Officer Jesse Hemson-Struthers, in August 2009. His role as International CEO sees him focus on business development and identifying new market …

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SBC Interviews Rory Anderson CEO of 12BET Europe

The SBC team catches up with Rory Anderson CEO of 12BET Europe, to discuss 12BET plans for the European Market, cultural betting differences between Asia and Europe and igaming football marketing. Rory joined 12BET in January 2010 with a remit to grow the European business from scratch.  Before joining the company Rory had spent the past seven years working in …

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SBC EIG Interview – Starting Up In iGaming! – Keith McDonnell – Totel Football

Keith McDonnell is CEO of kmigaming.com and business development director at TotelFootball, the groundbreaking fantasy sports pools betting product. He will be representing TotelFootball in The Pitch at EiG 2013. Keith has extensive experience of global gaming markets, having previously served as managing director of Bodog Europe and Bodog Asia, while other previous roles include being head of online at …

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EIG EXPO 2013 – Jumio to Interview Convicted Fraudster Tony Sales

Delegates attending the forthcoming EiG (8-10 October, Barcelona, Spain) will gain a unique insight to the motivations, mindset and most importantly the methodology of Britain’s most successful card fraudster. Tony Sales, who at the height of his criminal ‘career’ was defrauding retailers, finance houses and financial institutions of £30 million through false identities, credit cards and other fraudulent schemes, will …

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SBC EIG Interview – James Bennett Square In The Air

This week SBC catches up with James Bennett Director at Square in the Air, a specialist gaming PR and communications Agency, to discuss marketing trends and communication strategies in igaming. James Bennett has 13 years’ experience as a senior business journalist across print and online in the UK and the UAE, where he helped set up and launch The National, the …

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SBC Interviews Bill Squadron of Bloomberg Sports

This Week the SBC team catches up with Bloomberg Sports President Bill Squadron, to discuss sports data analysis and Bloomberg Sports (BSports) product range as it aims to tackle the European sports betting market. Launched as Bloomberg Sports in 2010, BSports takes the technology developed by Bloomberg, the leading global provider in financial data and analytics, and applies it to …

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SBC – EIG Interview – Giles Thomas Director of Mimo Brands Talks iGaming Branding!

SBC catches up with Giles Thomas Founder and Director of Mimo Brands. Mimo specialises in branding in an omni-channel world, and boasts considerable experience launching and migrating brands on and between different channels in many sectors. Prior to setting up Mimo, Giles was Director of Marketing at Sega and MTV Networks. Heading up launches of new technologies, programs and TV …

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