Sportsbook

Shergul Arshad – Mondogoal – Football innovation in EGaming

Shergul Arshad, founder and CEO of Mondogoal, a Fantasy Football company based on the Isle of Man, talks about the daily game format, outlook for the sector and shares his predictions for this year’s EPL season. Shergul was Head of Digital at one of Europe’s top football clubs, AS Roma, before founding Mondogoal. He is also a former eBay, Amazon …

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Pirc asks for Betfair investor veto

Shareholder and corporate governance adviser Pirc has recommended that Betfair investor’s reject the operators interim report and accounts at the upcoming general meeting (Thursday 4 September). Pirc management recommended these actions after The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) had called for a review of Betfair auditing and corporate governance, following several breaches of dividend misconduct over the past three …

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Hesse Ministry issues twenty sports betting licences

After months of deliberation and reassessment of its gambling and sports betting regulatory framework, The Hesse Ministry of the Interior and Sports (HMDIS) has awarded its first set of federal German sports betting licences. The governing body confirmed that it had approved twenty sports betting operators who applied to the Hesse Ministry for permission to promote sports betting services under …

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Jason Trost – EIG Berlin Interview – Product Independence

Innovation of igaming’s products lines, value chains and services will be key theme at this year’s EIG Berlin Expo.  Team SBC & EIG caught up with Smarkets Founder & CEO Jason Trost to discuss the values of producing technology in-house, product independence and innovation blocks and factors. Smarkets is an online betting exchange platform challenging the bigger exchanges in the …

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SBTech partners with Belgium’s BetFIRST

SBTech signed an exclusive deal with BetFIRST to provide its powerful sports betting platform for the regulated Belgium market  SBTech will provide BetFIRST, Belgium’s leading online and land-based gaming operator, with its powerful online and mobile sports betting platform and will see BetFIRST switching from its current sports provider into SBTech platform. This includes a superior live and mobile betting …

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EZTrader Signs strategic partnership with Feyenoord Football Club

EZTrader Inc has announced the signing of an exclusive, three year strategic partnership with Netherland’s top flight club  Feyenoord Football Club. Under the terms of the exclusive agreement, EZTrader will be a strategic partner of the club and the partnership extends to all the team’s activities and on-line presence including a shared website. Eric Gudde, General Director of Feyenoord, commented on the partnership ‘Thanks to …

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Distressed BetButler stops trading ahead of potential sale

Distressed sports betting broker BetButler.com has ceased trading of its betting services, ahead of a potential sale of its customer database, to an undisclosed third party buyer. The following statement was published on BetButler.com: “The Board of BetButler Limited has been approached by a third party regulated gaming business to acquire the customer database, including all balances and pending withdrawal …

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Access Industries makes cash offer for Perform Group

Investment conglomerate Access Industries, publically announced its intention to buy outright sports media rights and data insights company Perform Group PLC.  Access Industries currently owns 42.5% of Perform Group, the conglomerate announced that it had made a “final cash offer” of 260p per share. The potential acquisition sees Perform Group valued at £702 million, Access Industries offer represents a shareholder …

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Martin De Knijff – Metric Gaming – Being SuperLive

The online sports betting industry has seen a rising concern with regards to product innovation offered by sports betting providers. With these concerns in mind, Team SBC spoke to Metric Gaming CEO Martin De Knijiff about the recently launched Metric Gaming SuperLive sports betting platform. SuperLive allows customers to wager on in-game events as they unfold in real time. Offering …

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Yea & Teufelberger outline strategy for bwin.party recovery

Having reported a revenue decrease of 7% in their H1 2014 interim results, bwin.party Chief Executive Norbert Teufelberger and company Chairman Philip Yea outlined key criteria for the operator’s recovery. The company directors pinpointed to a restructuring of bwin.party senior management, with a view to bring in fresh ideas and new approaches which will aid the operator in saturated markets. …

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