Features

Racing in casinos a virtual treat

Kiron Interactive Co-founder and co-CEO Steven Spartinos believes they have found the answer for casino operators and customers looking for fresh ideas! Barring developments in the look and feel of slot games, many casinos offer the same products today as they did 20 years ago. Roulette tables remain identical, blackjack cards are still dealt the same way, and craps dice …

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Analytics on OtherLevels

Mobile Gaming is at the forefront of this year’s ICE Exhibition, Team SBC decided to catch up with OtherLevels CEO Brendan O’Kane to discusses changes on mobile strategy and analytics Brendan has over 20 years’ experience in the mobile ecosystem. He managed global operators such as Cellnet/O2, and Cable and Wireless for Oracle Corporation, before growing Oracle’s Asia/Pacific services offering to …

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ICE 2014 – MetroPlay’s Jamie Walters on Creating Compelling Mobile Content

Continuing our series of interviews for the upcoming ICE 2014 conference, team SBC discuses with MetroPlay’s Managing Director Jamie Walters, mobile gaming strategies, marketing for mobile gaming and mobile content management. MetroPlay re-launched in 2013 its Metro Casino brand into the UK igaming market, with a dedicated focus on mobile take-up. MD Jamie Walters will be sitting on the panel …

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ICE 2014 – Nick Garner on iGaming SEO & Content Strategy

SBC catches up with Nick Garner ahead of a busy month for the igaming industry. Nick Garner CEO of Search and online Reputation agency 90 Digital discusses the latest trends in SEO, PR and online reputation management for igaming. Nick is a veteran of SEO for the igaming industry, having headed up international projects for Unibet and Betfair. SBC discuses …

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Graham Wood – ‘Betting Shops An Easy Target’

There is truth in the reports about how the poor and disadvantaged are being targeted by gambling companies making profits from those who can least afford it. Like vice sectors such as alcohol and tobacco, gambling cannot hide from this reality. However, whilst the media increasingly take aim at bookmakers and online gaming operators, little criticism seems to be directed …

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Cricket Australia Set Up Anti Corruption Unit

Cricket Australia (CA) has announced the creation of a dedicated unit to fight corruption in the sports, the unit will focus on match-fixing,betting fraud,  doping  and other activities that might undermine the integrity of its Australian Cricket, its national team and its national competitions. CA’s senior legal counsel Iain Roy would head the special unit. A Cricket Australia statement made by …

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Win a World Cup Shirt – SBC Survey!

Fancy wearing one of the shirts that will grace the World Cup 2014? Well take part in a quick SBC survey for a chance to win one for free,courtesy of team SBC! It’s only a 9 questions so it won’t take you more than 5 minutes of  your time. The answers will help shape the future of the Sports Betting …

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Paddy Power Acquire Hacketts

Irish gaming operator Paddy Power has announced the acquisition of independent bookmakers – Hacketts, who currently operate nine betting shops in the Irish regions of Limerick, Dublin, Clonmel, Templemore and Tullamore. The deal is set to be finalized in 2014 The acquired betting shops are set to be re-branded and re-decorated in the Paddy Power. The acquisition of Hacketts betting …

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Graham Wood – Match Fixing’s Blurred Lines

Amid the current debate revolving around match-fixing, it is important to remember that there are in fact a number of different variants, each with their own motivation. The latest case unearthed by a UK tabloid has already led to suspects being arrested on suspicion of “defrauding a bookmaker”. However in the past many examples of match-fixing have actually been designed …

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