James Ross

James Ross

Multimedia Editor at SBC Media

Appears in 88 Episodes

Ep 308: Balancing marketing generosity, with Optimove's Shai Frank

Everyone loves a good discount. Whether that’s a renowned Black Friday offering that consumes most of the Western world every November or free money offerings in iGami...

Ep 306: Philippines continue 2024 illegal gambling crackdown

Very few would have put the Philippines on their 2024 bingo card to make big waves in 2024.However, the year has witnessed continuing developments in the Philippines, ...

Ep 293: Betting on Britain's ballot date

As the general election campaign drags on with both current Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak and, if the polls are to be believed, in-bound Prime Minister, Sir Keir Starmer...

Ep 292: Who's the man behind the Doe in DraftKings extortion suit?

Sadly, Thursday's usual duo of Jessica Welman and Charlie Horner will not be on today’s episode of iGaming Daily as Charlie decided that annual leave was more importan...

Ep 278: A 'sweep' over the Evolution and VGW lawsuits

We’re heading stateside in today’s episode of iGaming Daily as two of the US’ biggest iGaming suppliers have entered a legal battle over copycat game allegations. Evol...

Ep 271: From Mainoo to Montenegro

There’s been some interesting developments in Montenegro as its government authorised strict restrictions on payments for its online gambling space, which includes the...

Ep 260: Bulgaria imposes gambling law amendments

We’re heading to the Balkans in today’s episode of iGaming Daily, supported by Optimove, with Bulgaria witnessing proposals to tighten its gambling regulations in the ...

Ep 251: UKGC sets timeline to guide its pilot on affordability

Signs of clarity come to the UK gambling space as both the Gambling Commission and Betting and Gaming Council offer a clearer insight into how affordability checks wil...

Ep 240: The LeBron James inspired Position-less Marketer, with Optimove

iGaming Daily's CRM-focused series returns with its latest episode! Joining James Ross once again in the series is Optimove's CEO, Pini Yakuel, with the duo talking ab...

Ep 236: The state of CRM addressed with Optimove

Today’s episode is the long-overdue second part of our discussion with Optimove’s CEO, Pini Yakuel as part of our CRM-focused podcast. So James Ross and Pini decided, ...

Ep 232: The not so DOOMed influence of video games in casino

Throughout gaming, online casino games are one of the most popular hobbies around, with people from various generations and professions indulging in what's offered. Th...

Ep 207: An educational sparring session to CRM-marketing

Avid listeners of the iGaming Daily podcast would have been teased the start of our CRM-focused podcast with Optimove’s CEO, Pini Yakuel and today will see the start o...

Ep 206: A delve into the ever present branded slots

Branded slot games have been around for decades with its popularity catapulted by the rise of online casino. The compelling mix of popular franchises, iconic character...

Ep 204: CRM through the lens with Optimove

Today’s episode of iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove, will be slightly different than usual as James Ross will be looking at a future series that is set to launch u...

Ep 203: DraftKings lawsuit & Betsson's CEO offers 2023 insight

SBC Americas has been back on the litigation beat in recent weeks after a case between a former employer and employee came to light. DraftKings sued its former SVP of ...

Ep 202: Super Bowl remains an advertisement gold mine

This weekend saw the conclusion of three different tournaments on three different continents - in North America, the NFL season came to an end with the Super Bowl, an ...

Ep 201: Catena pins all on AI success after dire 2023 results

Catena Media has stressed patience following a difficult fourth quarter with the firm undergoing a strategic reboot. The Stockholm-listed igaming media group published...

Ep 192: Former Resorts World CEO's guilty plea explained

Last September, Scott Sibella announced an abrupt departure from Resorts World, stepping down as its President and CEO for, what was stated at the time, as violating c...

Ep 187: Digital Day Debrief

Most days we do like to cover the biggest or breaking news circulating the iGaming sphere, but there are the odd few days where raising awareness to a broader topic ta...

Ep 183: All eyes on Flutter’s NYSE future

A busy morning saw Flutter publish its full-year 2023 pre-close trading update, as industry and city eyes closely monitor the giant’s developments ahead of its New Yor...

Ep 182: BetMGM UK’s sporting glory & Bitcoin’s big moment

In todays episode of iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove, we're going to be tackling very different, but very multi-dynamic developments taking place on the opposite ...

Ep 181: New York teases fresh online casino bill

We’re in a New York state of mind in the first half of today’s episode of iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove as late last week, the concrete jungle once again introd...

Ep 180: Gladiators leave the gambling arena

The second business week of 2024 rang in the sounds of change as Flutter Entertainment announced that its long-term stalwart, Richard Flint, will leave the company's b...

Ep 179: Betting and gaming finally tenable in Brazil - what comes next?

On the 21st December, the Chamber of Deputies provided the gambling sector an early Christmas present, approving regulation, which witnessed the reintegration of onlin...

Ep 177: Record 180s and how the PDC can build on Littler momentum

The world of darts experienced a monumental shift over the Christmas period as the 2024 PDC World Championship drew in huge crowds, mainly down to the success of a the...

Ep 176: 2024 awakens to noises by bet365 and Entain

It’s a mere two weeks into 2024 and already there’s big noises coming out of UK giants bet365 and Entain. Publishing its 2022/2023 financial accounts, bet365 declared ...

Ep 174: Why operators need to be 'smarter and faster’ with Campeón Gaming’s George Merodoulakis

Detailing the operator’s expansion plans across several continents, with a focus on Latin America and Brazil, Campeón Gaming’s Group CCO, George Merodoulakis, explains...

Ep 170: SGG Media’s Troy Paul talks the science and art of social media success

During this year’s edition of SBC Summit North America, the team had the chance to sit down and talk about the latest trends in sports marketing with some of the bigge...

Ep 164: Talking about online casino generations

The Baby Boom, Generation X, Millennials and now Gen Z, names given to define different generations. However, it’s the latter of the four that has captured the attenti...

Ep 162: Winds of change for Entain and Brazil

There’s winds of change happening across the gambling sector as Entain’s troubled 2023 looks set to bring in new leadership and Brazil’s ongoing sports betting bill ge...

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