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Meet Chris Evans, Business Development Manager of Bitcoin Gambling Guide

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Chris probably needs no introduction to some of our readers, but just in case you still haven’t heard about him you must know that his BDM of the Bitcoin Gambling Guide, he’s continuously helping the the cryptocurrency community but also the online gambling industry!

GAV: Hi Chris, thank you for answering our questions we really appreciate it knowing that you’re pretty busy. For start please share your profile with us so our readers can get a better idea of who you are!

Name: Chris Evans
Age:37
Hometown: Sydney
Living in: Sydney
Favorite Food:Thai (Who doesn’t love a good green curry)
Must Read Book:TED Talks
Profession/Job title: Business Development Manager for www.bitcoingg.com

GAV: Tell us and our readers a bit about yourself! How did your career start in the industry? What determined you to engage in this activity and start working at Bitcoin Gambling Guide?

Chris: Well, I’m born and raised in Sydney, but it was on a business trip to London in early 2012 with my team in DHL, that my career in the bitcoin casino industry firmly had a seed planted.  I was amazed to see how developed the online betting bitcoin industry was – although in reality it was at that point still in its infancy – and a friend gave me my first 3 bitcoins to use. I trialed the crypotcurrency, won and lost, all the while looking for an opportunity to get my teeth into.  This is when I approached the idea of Bitcoin Gambling Guide to see if I could make it work and spread the word.  Bitcoingg is still a project that I’m learning from everyday, and I’m in a perfect position to speak with platform providers, bitcoin casino brands, managers and CEO’s.  The industry is constantly evolving and I know we have a great product and service to offer – i couldn’t be happier that I made the move to this industry.

GAV: Could you tell us a bit about the Bitcoin and after that about Bitcoingg.com?  What are the strong points of the website and what makes it stand out from the other Bitcoin websites?

Chris: Bitcoin for me is not the future, but the present, its the new way to pay and get paid without the need for unnecessary exchange rate, and credit card fees, plus what really interests me is the technology. Bitcoin is a perfect match for gambling which is backed up by the variety of bitcoin casinos and bitcoin sportsbooks now available. The two industries seem to be growing together very well.
Bitcoingg.com is the main source of information today and here are some of the highlights:

  • We have over 600 reviews of games,platforms, brands, people, technologies and more
  • A complaint system for players to raise their concern which then goes directly through to the brand.
  • A review and ranking system which culminates in the brands being awared the BGG Certificate of Trust – Examples can be seen in footers of mbitcasino.com and bitstarz.com
  • An advertising agreement with an external agency that has all the connection sin all of the right places
  • Many returning readers that also signup to our mailing list
  • External writers from around the globe with more languages currently being added
  • Social media presence across all platforms
  • My team has lots of knowledge and experience, we are open minded and welcome cooperation’s 

Bitcoingg.com is not another review site but a one stop shop for bitcoin gambling.

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GAV: How did you start and what bumps did you have to overcome?

Chris: I started with a very small site plan, basic design and no traffic, actually from scratch.  It was my intention to always focus on the player providing good information, updated reviews and a ranking/complaints system.  This small seed has grown into a site that is trusted by players and brands alike, with now thousands of pages of information.

GAV: We have surfed your website and found some really good quality content. Are you writing it by yourself or you have a team writing for you? How many casinos do you have on your website?

Chris: We have over 400 bitcoin casinos, 100 bitcoin poker rooms, around 50 bitcoin sportsbetting sites plus many more besides – on average we add 8 – 10 a week.  More than that we review slot games, software providers, and technologies which are related to the bitcoin industry, this happens by publishing news daily.  I write myself, but of course I also have more writers on staff along with a whole host of external journalists wanting to share their experiences with bitcoin and bitcoin gambling.

GAV: How hard is it for you to keep the content fresh and relevant on your website, when a lot of fluff and nonsense appear on the Internet on a daily basis?chris evans

Chris: Myself and my writers are players and bitcoin fans.  We read, we check, we investigate, we learn and after that we write.  We are also lucky to receive lots of information from partners, customers, and industry professionals.

GAV: We are pretty sure that you receive many messages from Affiliate Managers on a daily basis showcasing their best products. What are your thoughts on how Affiliate Manager-Affiliate relationships should be built?

Chris: I do not deal with affiliate managers as my focus is purely on the content and what value can I add for the players, I left all of that side of the business to an external marketing company to take care of.

GAV: How do you see the future of the online casinos and the Bitcoins? For instance, will it become a truly global phenomenon?

Chris: This only requires a short answer – these two sectors are a perfect match which is proven daily by the amount of new bitcoin casino brands constantly coming into the industry.

GAV: Can you name one change that you want to see in the Bitcoin ecosystem?

Chris:Yes, I want it to be easier to use and more accessible. For people already using bitcoin, it’s easy for us to buy, sell, and trade, but unfortunately for 8 out of 10 people in the western world they still do not know how to use it. We need to offer better education on the subject.

GAV: What would be your advise to the new affiliates who are looking to venture into Bitcoin?

Chris: New affiliates need to find a niche as the market is already full for the main sports and games. For example there is missing information in golf and F1, so if an affiliate knows these subjects then they should concentrate there as it would be a great niche. It’s the same with specific markets like Latin America which is still developing and Australia which has great potential.

GAV: How do you see the Central and Eastern European affiliate market, do you think that this region is somehow overlooked by brands that are not applying for licenses, etc. ?

Chris: I do not see this as an area that is overlooked personally, like my answer above, it’s all about finding your niche.

GAV: Since SIGMA is almost here, we would like to ask your opinion on these event, are you guys attending these conferences or are you going to be in Malta? How about the London Affiliate Conference?

Chris: I like going to conferences but unfortunately time is never on my side. Luckily this is where my external journalists come to the fore, but i am hoping to make it to LAC in London next year.
GAV: have you got a favorite celebrity and if you’d have to a pick a destination in Eastern Europe, where would you travel?

Chris: Celebrity wise in the bitcoin space, then I would say Roger Ver due to the way he handles the bitcoin industry. Eastern Europe – probably Romania.
GAV: Where you wouldn’t want to travel?

Chris: I’m ready to visit anyplace with good wine 🙂

GAV: What is your opinion about the GamblingAffiliateVoice.com?

Chris: I love the site and I believe in the added value of talking to the marketers is great for the community.

GAV: Thank you very much Chris it was a pleasure talking to you, we wish Bitcoin Gambling Guide all the best!

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MyAffiliates is officially the most used affiliate marketing software by the iGaming industry.

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MyAffiliates is officially the most used affiliate marketing software by the iGaming industry

 

MyAffiliates is officially the most used affiliate marketing software used in the gaming industry.

The exercise was conducted on a sample of 1,100 affiliate programs with data provided by Statsdrone revealing that MyAffiliates is used by almost 16% of gaming operators, followed by Affilka (11.8%), Income Access (10.5%) and NetRefer (7.8%).

The findings of the recent exercise, based on a sample of 1,100 affiliate programs, affirm MyAffiliates’ position as the preferred choice among gaming operators. With nearly 16% of operators utilizing our software, we are honoured to be entrusted with facilitating their affiliate marketing efforts.

While we celebrate this achievement, we also recognize the evolving landscape of the industry. The fact that 17% of gaming operators still rely on proprietary software presents significant opportunities for ready-built solutions like MyAffiliates to further expand our market share and empower more operators to optimize their affiliate marketing strategies.

Considering this significant milestone, we at MyAffiliates extend our heartfelt gratitude to our clients and partners for their unwavering trust and support. This achievement underscores not only the effectiveness of the MyAffiliates platform but also the dedication of our team to continually innovate and provide unparalleled service to our users.

John Wright, CEO of Statsdrone, expressed his insights regarding MyAffiliates’ dominance in the iGaming industry, stating, “We know that MyAffiliates has an advanced platform for operators and is one of the reasons we know that MyAffiliates has become the most popular affiliate platform in iGaming. We hear from affiliates it is one of their preferred platforms to work with so for us it isn’t much of a surprise to see why operators choose MyAffiliates. In the last 6 months, we’ve noticed more MyAffiliates brands being requested on our platform, and I can’t see why that trend won’t continue.”

Clemence Dujardin, MyAffiliates Group CEO added: “As the leading affiliate marketing software in the iGaming industry, MyAffiliates remains committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions that empower gaming operators to maximize their affiliate programs’ performance and ROI.”

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ReferOn is shortlisted for two significant nominations in the AffPapa iGaming Awards 2024

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ReferOn is shortlisted for two significant nominations in the AffPapa iGaming Awards 2024

 

ReferOn, a state-of-the-art affiliate program management system, recently celebrated one year of the project since its launch in February 2023 and has been shortlisted in 2 significant categories of the AffPapa iGaming Awards 2024.

The ReferOn team is confirmed as the leader in the Affiliate System of the Year and Rising Star Provider of the Year categories – mention in these categories simultaneously proves the rapid growth of the platform, including the achievement of outstanding affiliate performance thanks to its flexible, clear, and transparent functionality.

ReferOn has quickly taken the lead in the affiliate gaming industry by offering a full suite of tools and services designed to simplify and empower affiliate marketing. Among its features are transparent data reporting and a range of management and reporting functions.

David Harris, B2B Affiliate Team Manager of ReferOn, noted the importance of the platform being mentioned in the nominations, “ReferOn’s inclusion on the shortlist for the AffPapa awards proves the result of hard teamwork and a commitment to innovation. We are committed to delivering the services our partners demand, and these nominations confirm that we are on the right track.”

The AffPapa iGaming Awards 2024 is the authoritative event from the leading iGaming directory AffPapa and is attended by operators, affiliates, and b2b providers. This year’s event will take place in Malaga, Spain during iGaming Club’s flagship event.

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Slotsjudge Awarded Best Affiliate in CEE at Prague Gaming & Tech Summit 2024

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It has been announced that iGaming entertainment and comparison site Slotsjudge has been awarded Best Affiliate in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) at the Prague Gaming & Tech Summit. This prestigious accolade marks a significant milestone in the Slotsjudge roadmap and is a recognition of the company’s services to the iGaming industry.

The Prague Gaming & Tech Summit brings together organisations and projects from a multitude of sectors including iGaming, eSports, Blockchain, AI, Fintech and VR. It is a highly regarded event that recognises and celebrates the works that make up and shape, the future of gaming and technology.

The Achievement and Its Significance

Winning the award for Best Affiliate in CEE is a huge achievement for Slotsjudge as it recognises the services and experiences created by the company within the iGaming industry. It is a reflection of the growth of the brand, innovation, relationships and adaptation in the wider market.

By winning the category for Best Affiliate in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Slotsjudge had to rise above some tough competition. The highly competitive shortlist featured big players in the industry, including AskGamblers, Casino Guru, and Gamblers Connect among others.

Slotsjudge is a project that stands out from others on the market due to its player-centric ethos, trustworthy guidance and unique, community-led SJ Shop. It is a specialist adviser and comparison guide in the region that aims to connect experts with operators and consumers in the industry.

Importance of the Award

The award for Best Affiliate is a testament to Slotsjudge excellence and credibility in the industry. It elevates their status and positions them as a leading player in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond.

The GamingTECH Awards is a remarkable celebration that honours industry excellence, embracing the latest advancements and trends. Not only do they recognise outstanding accomplishments in the CEE region, but also celebrate exceptional achievements across a wide range of sectors, showcasing the diverse talent and innovation within the industry.

Future Outlook

The award demonstrates Slotsjudge’s exceptional framework for performance and credibility to continue on its path to success, centred around core pillars, including gamification, community engagement and consumer personalisation. It holds immense significance as it not only boosts confidence but also opens doors for further future growth. As well as providing increased opportunities and industry-wide recognition within the iGaming affiliate market.

Editor in Chief of Slotsjudge and Product Owner of parent company SEOBROTHERS Aleksandra Andrishaka commented on the award:

“I am incredibly grateful to accept the award for Best Affiliate in CEE at the Prague Gaming & Tech Summit. It is a true honour and a validation of our hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence in this competitive market. Thank you to everyone who voted for us, and thank you to our wonderful Slotsjudge team.”

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