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Graham Cooke – Qubit – The Big Bet: Why data is the key to greater customer loyalty,,,

SBC News Graham Cooke - Qubit - The Big Bet: Why data is the key to greater customer loyalty,,,

SBC begins the month of June by speaking to Qubit CEO & Co Founder Graham Cooke on creating effective, team led data competencies for sports betting and igaming operators. A former Google Product Strategist, Cooke has led Qubit to become a leading business technology in web personalisation and digital insights. Qubit currently is one of the fastest growing digital businesses …

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eSports report – Phase 1 – Start-ups targeting eSports wagering

SBC News eSports report - Phase 1 - Start-ups targeting eSports wagering

With an estimated fanbase of 134 million worldwide, and growing fast, it’s no wonder that eSports is catching the eye of investors. AlphaDraft, Vulcun, and Unikrn are three firms which offer fans the opportunity to play fantasy leagues, and place bets on the big eSports events such as those held by Gfinity and others. Ali Moiz is the founder of Vulcun, …

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Mobile almost a third of total revenues

SBC News Mobile almost a third of total revenues

The latest Online Gambling Quarterly report from MECN has had a number of unusual events to assess, given that the first half of 2014 was marked above all by the FIFA World Cup and some events, such as the PokerStars acquisition, that shook up the industry. This new report covers online gambling industry benchmarks, KPIs, and related topics and comes …

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Ladbrokes – Betting heats up for Nobel Prize in Literature

SBC News Ladbrokes - Betting heats up for Nobel Prize in Literature

The 111th NobelPrize in Literature promises to be the closest in recent memory, with Kenyan poet Ngugi Wa Thiong’o  neck-and-neck with Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami as favourites to win the prestigious Nobel Medal for literature. The winner is set to be announced by the Swedish Academy in Stockholm on Thursday 9 October. The Noble Prize in Literature rewards the author from a country …

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Gambling Compliance – Positive outlook for UK’s online gaming industry

SBC News Gambling Compliance - Positive outlook for UK's online gaming industry

Growth in Britain’s online gambling industry is expected to remain robust, with turnover set to break £3bn in the next two years despite the Government’s point of consumption tax (PoC). A new report by GamblingCompliance Research Services (GCRS) estimates that the net gaming revenue (NGR) of Europe’s largest online market rose by 12.2 percent to £2.31bn last year. From December 1st, …

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EiG 2013 Start-Up LaunchPad winner Dorothy Creaven sheds pitch advice

SBC News EiG 2013 Start-Up LaunchPad winner Dorothy Creaven sheds pitch advice

Dorothy Creaven, who led the winning pitch at last year’s EiG Start-Up LaunchPad competition, has urged the finalists of the 2014 edition to time their presentations to perfection in order to make the most of their time in the spotlight.* On Friday, the five finalists for the Start-Up LaunchPad competition at EiG 2014 were unveiled by Clarion Events, the organiser of next month’s event …

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European Commission to extend Gibraltar corporate tax probe

SBC News European Commission to extend Gibraltar corporate tax probe

Gibraltar’s tax rulings and frameworks are to be further examined by the European Commission (EC), as European Union (EU) member states, notably Spain have complained about Gibraltar corporate tax regime favouring certain Gibraltar registered companies, who may have received illicit state aid. The EC will investigate Gibraltar’s corporate tax regime, focusing on its corporate tax exemption policies, in particular those …

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Tim Axon Maxymiser – iGame Case Study – The Game Changer

Tim Axon EMEA Head of Gaming at Maxymiser, explains how multivariate testing across the conversion funnel has aided European igaming client iGame Group to achieve optimal customer conversion and enhanced player engagement. With European igaming markets becoming more competitive and ultimately saturated, Tim Axon and iGame Group outline why it is crucial for operators to deploy consumer focused optimisation strategies …

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