Tag Archives: Jake Pollard

Market Make-up: German books conform but do offer variety

SBC News Market Make-up: German books conform but do offer variety

The Market Make-up series continues as Jake Pollard and Propus Partners monitor German sportsbook offerings.  Though Germany sees a conformity on margin controls, bookmakers contrast by offering a wide range of unique betting markets and features like bet builders, and significant variation in the number of markets and overrounds applied across different operators. ____________________ As part of its ongoing series …

Read More »

FDJ takes centre stage on French gambling’s regulatory affairs

SBC News FDJ takes centre stage on French gambling’s regulatory affairs

SBC Correspondent Jake Pollard reports on the power plays of FDJ, as regulatory discussions turn to French gambling’s pending evolution… The Autorité Nationale des Jeux’s (ANJ) recent report into the illegal online casino market in France confirmed previously published estimates of its size, value and exposure to consumers. Yet, the question of its regulation and the possible outcome that Groupe FDJ may …

Read More »

Market Make-Up: French football sees battle on margin control…

SBC News Market Make-Up: French football sees battle on margin control...

In a new series, SBC Correspondent Jake Pollard dissects the intricacies of pricing European betting markets, for their unique and respective audiences. Supported by Propus Partners, Part 1 examines French football markets priced by a diverse cast of bookmakers, competing in a marketplace where margins and market share are impacted by markets offered, pay out ratios capped at 85% and …

Read More »

Industry innovations on display at Betting on Sports Europe

SBC News Industry innovations on display at Betting on Sports Europe

For European betting industry stakeholders interested in past, present and future innovations in the space, next week’s Betting on Sports Europe event in London will be the place to be. Hosted at the Stamford Bridge stadium, home to Chelsea FC, between 9-11 November, the event will showcase six tracks of panel discussions and speeches from prominent betting industry representatives – …

Read More »

Jake Pollard – Crisis can’t hide industry’s VIP deficiencies

SBC News Jake Pollard - Crisis can’t hide industry’s VIP deficiencies

COVID-19 disruptions dominate all global businesses agenda. Nevertheless, industry communications expert Jake Pollard details that betting leadership should expect higher scrutiny on VIP player engagements and interactions  during a time of global crisis.  _____________________ As the Coronavirus pandemic bulldozes into every facet of our lives, the £11.6m fine meted out to online sportsbook Betway by the Gambling Commission this month …

Read More »

SBTech hires Jake Pollard as new Communications & Content lead

Managed Services

Updating the market, sports betting platform and systems provider SBTech has confirmed the appointment of Jake Pollard as new Communications & Content Director. Pollard joins SBTech’s senior management team from industry corporate events’ organiser and news publisher iGaming Business (Clarion Gaming), where he led group editorial as Head of Content & Intelligence. Richard Carter, CEO of SBTech, commented on the …

Read More »