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BettingJobs – Data & analytics driving industry need for broader employee base

SBC News BettingJobs – Data & analytics driving industry need for broader employee base

Online gaming companies are evolving into multi-disciplinary technology, marketing and product companies where the demands are for capable and qualified staff both from within and outside the sector, according to the new salary survey released by industry recruitment specialists BettingJobs. Today’s online gaming businesses are evolving in line with the technology that powers them and this is particularly evident when …

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Insight: Experts comment on potential Ladbrokes Gala Coral merger

SBC News Insight: Experts comment on potential Ladbrokes Gala Coral merger

The potential merger UK legacy gambling operators Ladbrokes and Gala Coral has sent the industry into speculative overdrive as commentators and industry analyst try to gauge the effect of the heavyweight merger on the industry’s landscape. Both Ladbrokes and Coral’s governance have admitted that the merger talks are real and in action, Ladbrokes issued a statement to the FTSE market, …

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Unibet – Aldo vs McGregor to break UFC betting records

SBC News Unibet – Aldo vs McGregor to break UFC betting records

Set for Saturday July 11 at the Las Vegas MGM Grand Arena, UFC 189 Aldo vs McGregor is this years most anticipated mixed martial arts (MMA) fight. The main event will see stoic Brazilian featherweight champion Jose Aldo ‘Junior’ (28) take on raucous Dubliner ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor (26) in a fight that has caught the public and international media’s …

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Ladbrokes admits merger talks with Coral

SBC News Ladbrokes admits merger talks with Coral

Ladbrokes has revealed it is in shock merger talks with fellow bookmaker Coral as CEO Jim Mullen aims to make immediate progress in catch up with rival William Hill. Ladbrokes has issued a statement to the stock market, responding to press speculation about a merger, in which it admits to having talks. It said: “In response to recent press speculation, …

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Rahul Sood – Unikrn eSports wagering – Big Game Time!

SBC News Rahul Sood - Unikrn eSports wagering - Big Game Time!

The ongoing phenomenal growth in the popularity of eSports has ensured that it wouldn’t be long before significant investments began to appear left, right and centre. Three new start-ups, in the form of Unikrn, Vulcun, and AlphaDraft, have all seen considerable sums of money pumped into them in recent months as they look to conquer the eSports wagering market. Unikrn expanded …

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Arjan Korstjens – Quince Amsterdam – Slots future development & innovations

SBC News Arjan Korstjens - Quince Amsterdam - Slots future development & innovations

A headline speaker at the  Slot Summit  Romania, team SBC caught up with slots and games development and customer engagement expert Arjan Korstjens Strategy Director at Quince Amsterdam, an international Player Activation Agency. Having undertaken high level consultancy projects for Holland Casino, Lottomatica, Sisal, Merkur Casino and Grand Casino Luzern, Korstjens sheds light on the current development of slots, research of key …

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Andreas Meyer – Betradar – Creating data strengths for affiliate & media partners

SBC News Andreas Meyer - Betradar - Creating data strengths for affiliate & media partners

Ahead of the iGaming Super Show ( Amsterdam 23-26 June), SBC caught with up Betradar Sales Director Andreas Meyer to discuss sports data services and provisions for affiliate and marketing partners. Meyer outlines how extended data solutions can help affiliate drive more engaging content to their audience, and further gain affiliates and media partners marketing and brand individuality in a saturated market conditions. …

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Betfair – 2015 an excellent year following profits & revenue jump

SBC News Betfair - 2015 an excellent year following profits & revenue jump

Betfair governance has named 2015 (year end 30 April) as an excellent year, as the operator saw full year top line metric growth on all key performance verticals. Posting 5 consecutive quarters of double digit growth, Betfair would record corporate revenues of £476 million up 21% on FY 2014 £393 million. The operator would further record a boost in EBITDA …

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bettingexpert – Wolfsburg beats Manchester United as tipsters’ most exciting team

Games featuring German Cup winners Wolfsburg were predicted to be the most exciting matches last season, according to some of Europe’s best tipsters. Using data extracted from the vast bettingexpert.com tipping network, Wolfsburg’s matches were predicted to contain over 2.5 goals in almost 95 per cent of the tips, with only 5.66% of tips predicting fewer than 2.5 goals. The …

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