SBC News Daniel Hurley - EnergyCasino - #Bofcon 2016

Daniel Hurley – EnergyCasino – #Bofcon 2016

EnergyCasino is an online casino operator based in Malta which is injecting some buzz into the industry with games from the likes of Microgaming, NetEnt and Greentube and its own brand of energy drinks.

Daniel Hurley, EnergyCasino
Daniel Hurley, EnergyCasino

Based in Malta and with a UK licence under its belt the operator is announcing itself on the UK scene and, as such, has become a sponsor at this year’s Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea FC, on April 21st.  

Ahead of the big day in the sports betting calendar we spoke with EnergyCasino UK Country Manager Daniel Hurley to talk Euro 2016, the forthcoming launch of the EnergyCasino sportsbook, and why they decided to get involved with #bofcon.

SBC: What’s the most important thing for operators to get right ahead of Euro 2016, and what’s the most challenging aspect of major international competitions such as this?

Daniel:  Being prepared to manage the increase in traffic and transactions will be a large challenge for all operators during any huge tournament like the Euros, as well as keeping page load times fast in order to ensure customers bet with them over their competitors. It’s also important that companies get their promotions right in advance so that they are competitive and attractive to new and existing customers.

SBC: How important is the sport of football to your business?

Daniel:  Football will be a hugely important part of our business this year. Most people know us as EnergyCasino, however we are currently in the process of developing our sportsbook product,, which will be launched later in the summer of this year and for that football will play a major role.

SBC: What effect will the major mergers of recent times have this year, if any?

Daniel: For us at the moment it’s interesting to see how the industry is developing and we always keep a close watch on changes in the market. It’s important for us now to focus on our own development but we also like to understand what’s going on in the marketplace at all times, which is why events such as SBC’s #bofcon are currently so important to us.

SBC: What does 2016 have in-store for you?

Daniel: We are launching the new EnergyBet sportsbook which is a very exciting time for all of us here at EnergyCasino!

It will have a major impact on our business and we want to produce a top tier product that will provide the quality that our customers expect of us. We are hard at work now in preparation and are looking forward to an exciting launch with some great offers for our new players and some exciting developments and partnerships in the pipeline.

SBC: Why did you choose to become a sponsor of this year’s #bofcon?

Daniel: As we are developing our sportsbook product now we felt it was the right time to attend key events such as #bofcon in order to know our market well and to meet with the key people that will help us to drive our business forward.

Sports Betting Community is a very important partner to us and do an ideal job in helping to introduce us to the right people and companies that will play a key role in driving our business forward.

SBC: Euro 2016 – who’s going to win, who’s going to shine and who’s going to slump?

Daniel: For sure it’s going to be a hugely exciting tournament.  On a personal level I hope to see the teams from the UK do well, I really believe England have a strong team and a good chance this year, I also hope to see Wales, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland competing well.

Many teams have a great chance but as a company that originates from Poland we would love to see Poland compete strongly. The Germany v Poland group game is going to be a huge game for both nations. If Hungary and Romania meet that will also be a massively exciting game. There are some very tough groups but we can be sure that the tournament will be extremely exciting from start to finish.

Tickets are still available for #bofcon, so if you’d like to come along for a day of excellent panel sessions and unrivaled sports betting networking opportunities then snap up a ticket today.



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