Tag Archives: Dave McDowell

Keith Laidlaw joins FSB advisory board

Keith Laidlaw joins FSB advisory board

FSB has strengthened its leadership team after confirming that Keith Laidlaw will join the company’s advisory board to support IT and technology strategy. The software provider lauded the technological experience of Laidlaw, who previously held senior level roles at Entain (formerly known as GVC Holdings), Party Gaming and OnGame. In his new role, he will work alongside Sam Lawrence, FSB’s …

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Larry Pelzer and Mike Van Ermen join FSB’s US team

Larry Pelzer and Mike Van Ermen join FSB’s US team

FSB has strengthened its team ahead of its US entry after confirming the appointments of Larry Pelzer and Mike Van Ermen as the company’s new VP of Sales for North America and VP of Pre-Sales respectively. Pelzer will be based stateside, with his new role focusing on driving brand awareness and the introduction of FSB’s retail and online product portfolio …

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FSB selects Glenn Elliott as new COO

Sports betting platform provider FSB has confirmed that former SG Digital executive Glenn Elliott has joined the company’s executive leadership team as new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Elliott will be tasked with overseeing the company’s account management team as well as managing FSB’s five operational service divisions: Sports, Platform, Marketing, Retail and SaaS Hosting. Commenting on his new role, Elliott …

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Russell Colvin joins FSB as retail lead

Industry platform provider FSB has enhanced its Business Development team after naming Russell Colvin as the new Head of Retail Sales. Colvin has joined the firm from Playtech’s BGT Sports division where he held the role of Commercial Director. In his new role, Colvin will oversee the sales of FSB’s retail products such as its Self Service Betting Terminal and …

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Dave McDowell, FSB: Hitting the bullseye during the global sports blackout

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FSB Tech CEO Dave McDowell (pictured) discusses taking the Remote Darts League (RDL) right through from concept to sourcing players and event production, how he hopes it will open the industry’s eyes to the power of FSB’s data automation platform, and why the RDL has quickly found a place within the darts community – with opportunities for both male and female …

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What drives betting innovation: operators, players or suppliers?

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Innovation is a buzzword that routinely dominates the industry agenda. From a sports betting supply standpoint, innovation often comes in the form of new proprietary features, which combine to deliver a new future for sportsbook personalisation. You can read a full series on the subject here. Yet, within this popular summer series focused on the importance of pricing, risk management, AI …

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Raising the bar: Why FSB isn’t waving the white label flag to regulation

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FSB has implemented ‘state-of-the-art systems’ for customer protection to prevent future issues for its white label platform. Dave McDowell, FSB CEO, added that the recent crackdown on white label operators by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) shows that the regulator isn’t afraid to take “pretty severe measures” against companies who don’t raise their game when it comes to customer protection, …

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The new betting ecosystem: sharks, fish, whales and the trawlermen – part 2

Are schools of bloated sharks an accepted cost of doing business? In the second and final part of this series, Kevin Dale navigates through the choppy waters of minimum bet liabilities, player restrictions, volume incentives, premium charges and how to adapt to the new ecosystem. _____________________________ Amongst the player to player, or P2P models, pools companies have welcomed winners for …

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FSB Technology boosts platform scalability capabilities with Rackspace partnership

Industry platform provider FSB Technology (UK) Ltd has partnered with IT solutions company Rackspace to implement their own private cloud ahead of the new football season.  FSB has begun supplying software solutions to larger operators who want to control their own data feeds and trading teams. The technology will now allow the supplier to launch these new clients in their own …

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FSB Technology gains strategic investment from SportsMEDIA Technology

US-based real-time sports data integration, graphics presentation, and video enhancement solutions provider  SportsMEDIA Technology (SMT) has made a strategic investment in sports-betting platform provider FSB Technology (UK) Ltd. The seven-figure sum will allow FSB to further enhance its cutting-edge platform, which supplies tools for CRM, analytics, and mobile development. FSB’s modern technology is aimed at existing casino and sports-betting operators who want …

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