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Betby’s Chris Nikolopoulos: success is contingent upon product excellence

SBC News Betby’s Chris Nikolopoulos: success is contingent upon product excellence

According to Betby Chief Commercial Officer Chris Nikolopoulos, the landscape of sports betting regulation is in a constant state of flux, introducing new complexities that necessitate adaptability and technological acumen across diverse jurisdictions.  SBC: Tier 1 is a term that’s often bandied around, but what exactly constitutes a Tier 1 sportsbook solution in your opinion? Chris Nikolopoulos (CCO, Betby): Tier …

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Betting on traditional sports and esports: challenges and benefits for bookmakers

SBC News Betting on traditional sports and esports: challenges and benefits for bookmakers

Hot on the heels of a key pair of developments for the company, Sergii Mishchenko, CEO of GGBET UK, assesses the key similarities and differences between esports and sports, the key developments that we can expect to see through the current year, what exciting things are in store and much more. SBC News: Thanks for taking the time to talk …

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Simon Westbury, Sport Generate: looking to create the “Netflix of gaming” with esports

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The betting and gaming industry is putting in its final preparations before descending upon London for the final time for ICE.  Ahead of the final edition of ICE London, SBC News caught up with Simon Westbury, CEO of Sport Generate, a Digitain Group company, to discuss the supplier’s product showcase at the show as well as gain some insight into …

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SBC Leaders magazine: Sky Betting & Gaming still thinking big

SBC Leaders Issue 29

Sky Betting & Gaming may be sitting at the very top of the UK gambling industry, but as its Chief Commercial Officer Steve Birch tells the new issue of SBC Leaders magazine, the business still has big ambitions for further growth. In an in-depth interview – which covers the operator’s close relationship with other Flutter-owned brands, the evolution of its …

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Metric experts on the UK racing state of play

SBC News Metric experts on the UK racing state of play

SBC sat down with Metric Gaming’s racing experts Mike Coultard and Charlie Casey to discuss the state of play of the UK racing scene, how operators can be more competitive in a challenging landscape, and of course, some tips for Cheltenham. SBC News: Can you both tell us a bit about your experience and roles at Metric? Mike Coultard, Head of Sales: …

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Stuart Simms, FairPlay: Oddschecker rebrand showcases our full capabilities

SBC News Stuart Simms, FairPlay: Oddschecker rebrand showcases our full capabilities

In line with last week’s announcement that FairPlay Sports Media (FPSM) has become the new identity of Oddschecker, Stuart Simms, CEO of the freshly rebranded group, spoke to SBC News about representing a global network and expanded services beyond affiliate marketing. Nothing new for Oddschecker or FairPlay…. Why embark on this course of action? Oddschecker is a heritage brand recognised …

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Leadstar Media: analysing the UK sports betting market search data

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The ever-evolving landscape of the UK sports betting market is marked by intriguing shifts in user behaviour and brand dynamics. A closer look at the search data reveals a panorama of trends that provide valuable insights into the industry’s current state. Assuming the US as separate gaming markets, which they indeed are, the UK is currently the largest regulated gaming …

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Tim Kennedy, SUZOHAPP: Transatlantic success and what to expect in 2024

SBC News Tim Kennedy, SUZOHAPP: Transatlantic success and what to expect in 2024

Tim Kennedy, SUZOHAPP’s VP of Sales Europe, reflects on the company’s 2023 performance and the gaming sector as a whole, whilst shedding some light on its ambitions for the coming months. Last year saw more roll-outs in the US and Canadian betting markets, with notable industry names such as Fanatics. Meanwhile, SUZOHAPP also entered the lottery markets – introducing a …

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Assessing AI opportunities and a second wave for crypto

SBC News Assessing AI opportunities and a second wave for crypto

As one year ends and another begins, a series of reflections and predictions are to be expected. However, despite the optimism that encompasses many as January commences, numerous challenges remain and emerging trends continue to provide various opportunities. In the conclusion of a two-part SBC News special, a selection of these, including player retention, emerging tech, markets of promise and …

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