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William Hill – 80% of bets favour Scottish YES vote

SBC News William Hill - 80% of bets favour Scottish YES vote

William Hill revealed that 80% of the bets taken on their Scottish Independence market backed the yes vote for the upcoming on referendum on Thursday 18 September. William Hill, Scotland’s biggest bookmaker revealed that it had so far taken more than £2 million in betting money for the market. The Scottish Referendum has become the biggest political market the operator …

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SBC Asia and AGB Celebrate Successful Monsoon Networking Party

SBC News SBC Asia and AGB Celebrate Successful Monsoon Networking Party

Over 200 industry professionals gathered at Manila’s hottest nightspot on Thursday the 4th of September to join SBC Asia and Asia Gaming Brief for another episode of the best iGaming industry networking event in Asia. Dubbed the “Monsoon Meetup”, the name proved fitting as guests watched torrential rains covering the city on the outside, while drinks were flowing freely on the inside …

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Betfair release % chance charts on Scottish Referendum outcome

On 18 September, Scotland’s voters will decide whether to stay part of the United Kingdom or go it alone. Betfair’s political trading desk has released a set of charts monitoring % chance of the Scottish Referendum’s Yes and No campaigns. The charts published by Betfair’s Exchange demonstrate the implied % chance of each voting outcome. Betfair’s Exchange has so far …

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Nick Hill – EveryMatrix – The New Game

SBC News Nick Hill - EveryMatrix - The New Game

As future legislative changes and new taxation schemes enter the online gaming sector, SBC caught up with Nick Hill Sales & Marketing Director of EveryMatrix, to discuss impacts on igamings operational value chain and its affect on the relationships between B2B and B2C services providers. Nick Hill has been involved in Internet Gaming for the past 13 years in various …

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Breon Corcoran – sustainability key to Betfair’s future performance

SBC News Breon Corcoran - sustainability key to Betfair’s future performance

Following the positive results published in its opening Q1 2015 results, Betfair Chief Executive Breon Corcoran outlined that the operator would focus on product refinement and operational sustainability in order to continue Betfair’s improved financial performance. The operator report increased net gaming revenues of 30% to £117.3 million (Q1 2014: £90.4 million). Betfair further reported that all gaming verticals had witnessed …

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4 September for Monsoon Meetup in Manila

SBC News 4 September for Monsoon Meetup in Manila

The Sports Betting Community/Asia Gambling Brief social networking evening will now be held on Thursday 4 September in Manila. The Monsoon Meetup will once again be held in Makati’s exclusive 71 Gramercy after a hugely successful night at the same venue in February. The event is sponsored by First Cagayan, DFNN, Betcoin Tech, Neustar and EveryMatrix, with CalvinAyre.com the event’s …

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Mkodo’s Mark Gibson on joined-up messaging

SBC News Mkodo’s Mark Gibson on joined-up messaging

Mark Gibson, mkodo Business Development Director and Chair of the AIME Mobile Betting Gaming Forum, believes that the different mobile marketing channels need not be viewed separately. Developing an excellent, market-leading, mobile proposition for your customers to enjoy is one thing but you’re only taking advantage of half the opportunity if you don’t address acquisition and engagement strategies. Within mobile, …

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