Tag Archives: Valery Bollier

Betting on Football puts the World Cup in the spotlight

World Cup

More than 30 experts have been confirmed for World Cup and Beyond, a seven-session track dedicated to Russia 2018 at this year’s Betting on Football (20-23 March). World Cup and Beyond will kick off with ‘Life beyond the bonus’, a panel featuring Mybet CMO Florian Guede and BetBright CEO Marcus Brennan. It has been designed to address the future of …

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Valery Bollier – Oulala – The rise and rise of DFS

The Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) vertical has continued to grow and break new ground throughout 2017, and threatens to potentially eclipse those achievements next year. For DFS providers Oulala a number of key market expansions have been announced, with the years culmination coming at the SBC Awards, where the firm scooped Best DFS Product. Valery Bollier, CEO and co-founder of Oulala, …

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Oulala secures Safaribet Kenya deal to continue network expansion

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Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) B2B provider Oulala has continued its network expansion by striking a two year deal with Safaribet Kenya. Under the terms of the deal Oulala’s Iframe and then API will be involved in the integration, with an official launch scheduled early next year. Valery Bollier, Chief Executive Officer at Oulala, said:  “We are very pleased that Safaribet …

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Valery Bollier – Oulala – The year gone by

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The daily fantasy sports industry has had quite a year in 2016 with legal battles raging throughout the USA, many of which are far from over, and a number of operators stepping things up a gear in Europe. The big two of DraftKings and FanDuel entered Europe, despite the costly court battles Stateside, and smaller operatos such as Mondogoal and …

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Oulala gains investment and makes two senior hires

Oulala.com, the daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator and B2B provider, has announced the closing of a new funding round of €1.35m (£1.12m), coming from private investors. Oulala will use the raised funds to gain more traction on the B2B landscape, and to confirm its leading position as the first DFS network specialised in European football. Benjamin Carlotti, Managing Director of Oulala …

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Oulala enters LATAM with Sebastian Pino

DFS operator and B2B provider Oulala.com has decided to spread its operations to LATAM by offering its platform to Argentinean football clubs. The Malta based firm has partnered with Argentine entrepreneur Sebastian Pino to propel the new move. Oulala will be targeting prime regional markets such as Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia. Its primary focus however will be Argentina, which …

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International betting community gathers in London for Betting on Sports 2016

London will be subjected to a sports betting industry invasion on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th September, as sports betting operators from around the globe arrive to network and discuss the latest trends and developments. Betting on Sports 2016 has attracted sportsbook operators from the UK, Central and Eastern Europe, US, Canada, Africa, Asia, and even Australia. Organised by SBC …

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Malta Gaming Authority makes DFS announcement

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) announced recently that daily fantasy sports is exempt from the requirement of a gambling licence. This is evidently the first step towards the skill-based licensing framework which will likely take Malta to the centre stage of DFS action in Europe. It should also attract an influx of new operators to the island. In its press release, …

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Is it time for bookmakers to embrace fantasy?

Bookmakers are constantly on the lookout for new additions and features to both retain punters and attract new ones. This is ever trickier in an increasingly flooded marketplace. It’s one which shows no signs of clearing out too with numerous sportsbooks popping up this year from casino operators opening their own sportsbooks to the recent launch of Sun Bets. Real money …

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BOS Speaker Profile – Valery Bollier – Oulala – Making fantasy moves

Valery Bollier is the CEO of Oulala, a company that is fast making tracks in DFS and has recently announced a move into India and Australasia via a deal with Cardinal House Group.  Valery is speaking on a panel at Betting on Sports 2016 (September 15-16) on the topic of how DFS operators and bookmakers can work together for mutual …

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