Technology

William Hill Prepare for Australia with Relaunch of Brand

iGaming operator William Hill announced this Friday a 20% rise in it’s first half of 2013 year sales. William Hill stated that it had experienced a “record” Grand National, after Auroras Encore, the 66-1 outsider, rode to victory.The bookmaker also noted a gain of £400,000 staked on the birth of the Royal baby, which William Hill claimed to gain 4,000 …

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SBC Interviews SMarkets CEO Jason Trost

Smarkets is an online betting exchange platform challenging the bigger exchanges in the igaming market with its financial trading technology. Jason, a graduate of Computer Science at Northwestern University and a background in financial trading, has built the business and its platform from scratch over the past 5 years. Smarkets has been listed as one of the European Start-ups to …

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Social Gambling New Venture Gaming Realms To Begin Trading

New social gaming/gambling venture Gaming Realms part of is to begin trading on the London AIM Stock Market tomorrow morning. The new social gaming venture set-up by ex Foxy Bingo founders Simon Collins and Patrick Southon consisting of a £12m reverse takeover of social gambling operators Gaming Realms, BeJig and Alchemy Bet will begin trading on the Alternative Investment Market, …

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Colossusbets.com Launch £10M Prize Pool – ‘The Colossus’

Colossus Bets has announced the launch of its £10,000,000 Colossus betting pool. The prize pool will be available for betting for the forthcoming European football season. Colossus bets aims to attach lottery-sized sports prize pools to sports betting customers. This new product launch aims to revitalize the football and sports  pool betting in the European sports market. Other product features …

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SBC Interviews Tim Axon Maxymiser Principle Consultant iGaming.

With igaming marketing reaching peak saturation and player acquisition costs becoming more expensive, the SBC team caught up with Tim Axon, Principle Consultant for the gaming sector at conversion specialists Maxymiser, to talk about website optimisation and marketing big data issues that affect igaming operations. Tim Axon has 13+ years’ experience in the customer marketing and return-on-customer space and is …

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Smarkets set to unveil new sports exchange product this July.

Malta based sporting exchange Smarkets is set to unveil its new digital exchange product this July.  The sports betting exchange trying to take on igaming giants Betfair and Betdq  is set to announce new product innovations and product features to its current betting exchange interface. Founded by Jason Trost CEO  and Hunter Morris CTO, Smarkets enables peer to peer sports …

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SBC interviews Manx Telecom Sales Director Fergal McKenna

SBC looks to introduce its members and readers to leading players in the igaming sector. This week we feature an exclusive interview with Manx Telecom Sales Director Fergal McKenna. Manx Telecom is the Isle of Man-based hosting provider chosen by some of the world’s biggest igaming brands, including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Paddy Power. Fergal graduated from Trinity College …

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Aussie Tom Waterhouse Sued by Bet247

Australian white label sports betting brand Bet247 has filed a legal lawsuit against  sports betting expert Tom Waterhouse over  in the 2011 rescue of Bet247 customers following the failure of Bet247′s wagering services provider – Sports Alive to secure transaction funds for player wagering. The Melbourne-based  Sports Alive brand went into  quickly into liquidation, and an investigation by the Australian Gambling …

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188BET Adds Quickfire Mobile Gaming Content

iGaming operator 188BET has announced the launch of Microgaming quickfire games to its mobile and tablet casino mobile offerings. The partnership will see 188BET supplied with additional instant-play mobile games from Quickfire Microgamings mobile gaming services arm. This deal sees 188BET further add 30 HTML5 casino games to its current mobile casino portfolio. Titles will include popular games such as …

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Betradar Unveils New Virtual Sports Betting Product

Betradar, supplier of sports and betting related data has announced the release of its new virtual sports betting product “Virtual Horse Classics” (VHC). Virtual Horse Classics is a virtual simulation that allows horse enthusiasts and punters to gamble on virtual horse track meetings. Customers are given information on horses on the VHC inventory, such as weight, past performance, rider caliber …

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