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SBC Interviews SMarkets CEO Jason Trost

Smarkets is an online betting exchange platform challenging the bigger exchanges in the igaming market with its financial trading technology. Jason, a graduate of Computer Science at Northwestern University and a background in financial trading, has built the business and its platform from scratch over the past 5 years. Smarkets has been listed as one of the European Start-ups to …

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SBC Interviews Tim Axon Maxymiser Principle Consultant iGaming.

With igaming marketing reaching peak saturation and player acquisition costs becoming more expensive, the SBC team caught up with Tim Axon, Principle Consultant for the gaming sector at conversion specialists Maxymiser, to talk about website optimisation and marketing big data issues that affect igaming operations. Tim Axon has 13+ years’ experience in the customer marketing and return-on-customer space and is …

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Betting Operators: Act on Fixing Or Be Forced To

Sport and sport gambling are two sides of a coin, even if sport itself is in many ways unenthusiastic about the relationship. Some in sports are even contemptuous of the link but this ultimately will be to their own cost. There never has been and there never will be a way of entirely dissociating these two acutely human entertainments. While …

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SBC interviews Manx Telecom Sales Director Fergal McKenna

SBC looks to introduce its members and readers to leading players in the igaming sector. This week we feature an exclusive interview with Manx Telecom Sales Director Fergal McKenna. Manx Telecom is the Isle of Man-based hosting provider chosen by some of the world’s biggest igaming brands, including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Paddy Power. Fergal graduated from Trinity College …

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Rasmus Sojmark – Notes from WGES Barcelona

SBC was invited by the Terrapin events team to visit this weeks World Gaming Executive Summit (WGES)and create a live blog from the conference floor. Looking at the line-up of gaming, commerce and digital experts speaking at this summit,this was something that nobody would dare turn down. The summit focused on technology and innovation a subject that is dear to …

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WGES Live Blog: In Conversation With Sports Betting CEOs

SBC WGES Live Blog Thursday– WGES Live Blog:  In Conversation With Sports Betting CEOs – New Markets & New Technologies Session – WGES Tech Innovation -13:00 CET Topic – Tech innovation – Sports betting innovation Session Speakers –  Kristen Nylen, Chief Executive Officer, Kambi Sports, United Kingdom, Mr Magnus Silfverberg, Chief Executive Officer, Betsson, Sweden Jack Davison, Chief Commercial Officer, Betgenius, United Kingdom, Melissa Blau, Director, iGaming Captial, …

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WGES Live Blog: The World According to Facebook – What to do With Gambling?

SBC WGES Live Blog Thursday– The World According to Facebook – What to do With Gambling?   Session – WGES Social Gaming -9:30 CET Topic – Facebook Trends, Igaming & Social Gaming Session Speaker –  Sean Ryan Director of Gaming Facebook   Session Summary Sean Ryan Director of Facebook Gaming, discusses trends with regards to social gaming. Ryan further discusses the complex history of …

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WGES Live Blog – In Conversation With Chinese Operators:

SBC WGES Live Blog Wednesday – In conversation with the Chinese operators: an introduction to the Chinese way of making money Session – WGES New Markets -16:30 CET Topic – Examination of recent history M&A in gambling, with view to finding out growth through acquistion Session Speakers –  Geaspar Byrne, Head of Corporate Development, Strategic Planning and IR, AGTech Holdings …

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WGES Live Blog – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly – Examining the Lessons Learned From the Deals of the Past 5 Years

SBC WGES Live Blog Wednesday – The good, the bad & the ugly – Examining the lessons learned from the deals of the past 5 years and where the opportunity lies in the next 5! Session  – WGES Regulation & Economic Deals -15:30 CET Topic – Examination of  recent history M&A in gambling, with view to finding out growth through acquistion …

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WGES Live Blog – Latest Conference Pics

Check out the latest pictures from World Gaming Executive Summit Barcelona Day 1 – Innovation & Customer Strategy! Dont forget to follow our live blog for more information on WGES summit.   [flagallery gid=11]

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