iGaming Daily

10 Episodes

By: SBC Media

A daily podcast delving into the biggest stories of the day throughout the sports betting and igaming sector.

Ep 289: How operators can be the G.O.A.T, with Codere Online
Today at 3:24 PM

June and July will be marked by the Copa America where some of the best players and, depending where your allegiance lies, the G.O.A.T. himself will clash to compete for the continent's top prize.

With that in mind, sports betting operators are ready to clash themselves on a most competitive ground, for which they have been preparing well in advance.

And this will be the discussion of today's episode of iGaming Daily, supported by Optimove, where SBC Noticias' Senior Journalist, Fernando Noodt, tackles the important topic with Carlos Gonzalez De Las Cuevas...

Ep 288: Is iGaming going through a generational shift?
Last Friday at 3:51 PM

iGaming Daily's coverage of the Canadian Gaming Summit 2024 comes to a close as SBC Americas Editor, Jessica Welman, welcomes Martyn Elliott, Media Project Director at SBC, to discuss their conference experience.

The duo go over panel sessions that they attended, and one that Jessica moderated, as well as a potential generation shift, as casinos compete with social media platforms, such a TikTok, as well as the reoccurring topic of gambling advertisement in Canada, with Martyn offering a stark comparison to the UK from his own experience this week.

Host: Jessica Welman
Guest: Martyn Elliott<...

Ep 287: Alberta, you're on everyone's mind at the Canadian Gaming Summit
Last Thursday at 3:30 PM

iGaming Daily's coverage of the Canadian Gaming Summit continues on the conference room floor from Toronto as SBC Americas Editor, Jessica Welman, is joined by her partner in crime, Charlie Horner, Editor of the Canadian Gaming Business magazine.

The duo talk about Alberta, which seems to be the topic of the conference, and what the Provinces model will look like, in comparison to Ontario, the sports betting advertising bill in the Senate and a glimpse into the latest Canadian Gaming Business magazine.

To read more about the topics mentioned in today's episode, click on the...

Ep 286: Is Ontario's blanket ban on gambling ambassadors flawed?
Last Wednesday at 3:30 PM

Today’s episode of iGaming Daily, supported by Optimove, comes to you from the Canadian Gaming Summit in Toronto

Host Ted Orme-Claye, Editor of Insider Sport and Payment Expert is joined by Jessica Welman, Editor of SBC Americas, and special guest Martin Lycka, SVP American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling at Entain, to talk through their first day at the event.

The trio discuss Martin’s interview with former ice hockey player Luke Gazdic for the Safe Bet Show where he discussed his career in the NHL, how to protect athletes from gambling harm and the...

Ep 285: Unpacking Netflix & Aposta Ganha's Brazilian first, with Hugo Baungartner
Last Tuesday at 3:30 PM

Sit down, grab your popcorn, and relax as the latest episode of iGaming Daily takes listeners to Brazil following a first-of-its-kind partnership in the region.

Late last week, the Brazilian sports betting and casino site hit the box office as the firm partnered with Netflix to become the first betting brand to exclusively run advertising campaigns in Brazil for the streaming giant's customers.

Today's episode of iGaming Daily, supported by Optimove, features SBC Noticias Brasil's Senior Journalist, Isadora Marcante, and Aposta Ganha's Chief Commercial Officer, Hugo Baungartner, discussing the Netflix deal and the firm's plans...

Ep 284: A new crypto sports betting exchange, with BetDex Labs’ Varun Sudhakar

Last month BetDEX Labs launched its BetDEX Exchange sports betting offering which is tailored for bettors looking to place bets with no restrictions. It initially launched last year as a beta version and offers odds across markets such as football, baseball, basketball and cricket.

The CEO and Co-Founder of BetDEX Labs, Varun Sudhakar joins Viktor Kayed, Senior Business Journalist at SBC News on the latest episode of iGaming Daily, supported by Optimove to discuss the launch.

Also on the agenda is the operators new gaming license, the fallout from the collapse of the FTX crypto...

Bonus: How to write a winning SBC awards submission

Ahead of this Thursday's (June 20) deadline for the SBC Awards at the inaugural SBC Summit in Lisbon, iGaming Daily present a special video episode of the podcast, designed to help you write a winning entry.

SBC's Media Project Director, Martyn Elliott, welcomed Jai Maw, Co-Founder of Betting Hero, serial awards winners, and recent recipients of both Casino Affiliate of the Year and Employer of the Year at the SBC Awards North America, to help you write the awards submission that will get your business and your team the recognition it deserves.

Jai tells Martyn the...

Ep 283: From poker player to gambling researcher, with Kasra Ghaharian

It’s the last day of Neosurf’s takeover of iGaming Daily, supported by Optimove.

To round off the week Andrea McGeachin is joined by the Director of Research at the UNLV International Gaming Institute, Kasra Ghaharian.

The pair discuss the “three pillars” of the International Gaming Institute, Kasra’s own journey from the UK to Las Vegas and also dig deeper into some of his latest research, including how the data provided by payment companies can be used to identify problem gambling behaviour.

Host: Andrea McGeachin
Guest: Kasra Ghaharian
Producer: Anaya McDo...

Ep 282: US RG strategy needs to be more ‘proactive than reactive’, with Bill Pascrell III

The Neosurf Takeover continues this week on iGaming Daily as the firm’s CEO, Andrea McGeachin remains in full editorial control of the podcast. 

Presented by Optimove, Andrea is joined, once again of the podcast, by Bill Pascrell III, Partner at Princeton Public Affairs Group, to delve into the fast evolving RG space, the recent manoeuvre of some US operators going towards a “different coalition”, which Pascrell found a ‘little frustrating’. 

The duo also discussed thoughts on data sharing in responsible gambling and how the industry needs to be ‘proactive and...

Ep 281: RG the “No.1 priority over making money”, with White Hat’s Andy Whitworth

On the second episode of iGaming Daily’s Neosurf Takeover, Andrea McGeachin enters the iGaming space as she welcomes the CEO of the only iGaming supplier to be live in all seven active US states, White Hat Studio’s Andy Whitworth.

Supported by Optimove, today’s episode will see the duo discuss the success of White Hat in North America and hurdles the firm came across, such as personal licences, GLI certification and regulatory approval per state, to name a few.

Andrea also questions Andy on White Hat’s experience in entering the recently launched market o...