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MGS – Live Blog – Gaming’s Social Revolution

Dara Nasr Head of Agency Sales at Twitter, discusses sports and social trends witnessed on Twitter. Focusing on how the mass public interact and engage with the social tool, Nasr breaks down the drivers and motives of social engagement and public reaction. Nasr gives sports betting and outside industry insights into how Twitter is being used to deliver better communication …

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SBC Interviews Bill Squadron of Bloomberg Sports

SBC News 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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Opportunities in the Social Club – Rasmus Sojmark Oddslife CEO

There can be little doubt that social casinos and social poker rooms have become hugely popular. While the debate of whether the traffic on these verticals can be turned into higher grossing ‘Real Money Gaming’ players still rages, Sean Ryan from Facebook recently said that the lifetime value of a social casino player was around US$500. It cannot be denied …

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Examining The Debate on Sports Integrity & Regulation of Gaming in Brazil

SBC News Examining The Debate on Sports Integrity & Regulation of Gaming in Brazil

Despite Brazil’s ban on most forms of gambling, betting is a popular pastime amongst Brazilian football-fanatics. The estimated size of the un-licensed sports betting market is unknown, but exponential growth is anticipated during the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016. With an intensified betting activity in an un-licensed and un-monitored environment comes a higher risk of …

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SBC Interviews Thomas Høgenhaven Chief Strategy Officer at bettingexpert.com

SBC News SBC Interviews Thomas Høgenhaven Chief Strategy Officer at bettingexpert.com

The SBC team catches up with Thomas Høgenhaven Chief Strategy Officer at bettingexpert.com, a leading traffic portal (Affiliate website) for sports betting. Founded in 2003 bettingexpert.com gives detailed reviews of igaming operators on all verticals. With head offices in Copenhagen, bettingexpert targets sports betting traffic from multiple European markets, making it a leading portal for sports betting advice. Having recently released …

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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.

SBC News 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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SBC interviews Manx Telecom Sales Director Fergal McKenna

SBC News 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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WGES Live Blog – Keynote address: the History & Future of Luck : Is Luck Becoming Obsolete?

SBC News WGES Live Blog - Keynote address: the History & Future of Luck : Is Luck Becoming Obsolete?

SBC WGES Live Blog Wednesday  – Keynote address: the History & Future of Luck : Is Luck Becoming Obsolete? And Where Does this Leave Gaming? Session  – WGES Customers & Strategy -9:00 CET Topic – Keynote Address for Day1 Session Speaker – Kevin Slavin, MIT Labs, TED.com Technology Speaker   Session Summary: In this session popular technology/ E-business expert and self …

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