In our next interview we spoke with Andreea Cocoranu, the manager who deals closely with the betting terminals Bling and the one who knows all about these machines, their addressability, the advantages of using them, the locations for which they are fit, but also about the type of betting of these devices. We recommend that you read this interview and that you get acquainted with this new trend entering the Romanian market of betting-the betting terminals.
Where is your Bling betting system installed at this time? In what type of locations? How many of them?
Bling terminals are installed all around Romania, in locations like bars, restaurants and clubs. The Bling Company has by now over 150 locations.
To which type of players does your Bling betting system address?
We address both simple players who want to play one ticket only, regardless of the complexity of the bet, as well as those who want to bet a lot of tickets on various types of betting type which are more complex.
What are the main advantages of the Bling betting system operators? Why would anyone install a terminal in its location?
The presence of a Bling betting machine provides that respective location with a substantially higher flow of customers, and thus revenue can grow exponentially. At the same time, one of the biggest advantages is that it is very easy to implement a Bling betting system in any location. If, normally, in order to have sports betting in a location, that location should be set up accordingly and you have to hire a sports betting operator, with a Bling gaming machine, all of these costs can be avoided.
Please describe the entire Bling betting system with all its components?
The Bling betting system contains two displays, one of which is a “touch screen” model used to provide a user friendly platform, and the other monitor shows the most wagered events or the dog races. The betting machine also consists of a bill acceptor that can read the created betting ticket in order for you to be able to find out if your ticket is a winner or a loss. The Bling betting machine also has a heat printer which prints the betting tickets.
On what sports events and generally what sports can anyone bet using your betting system and what betting offers do you make to the bettors?
The Bling betting machine contains all the important sports events that are included in the betting offer of any sport betting organizer. The Bling betting system offers many types of sports including : fotbal, handbal, tenis, basket etc.
What are the key benefits brought to the bettors by the Bling betting system, compared to other similar systems and with the classic offline betting system used by the betting houses?
The advantages of Bling betting systems are: a user friendly application, the possibility to create a ticket on a desktop, tablet or smart phone named „virtual ticket”, or to create a ticket using only the code of the required sports event.
What makes the Bling betting system different from the competition?
The customers have access to all the information they need regarding the bet they want to make, the rate of the bet, the fact that it is very easy to cancel an event from the betting ticket and to check out the events and developments on the ticket, the tickets are issued very fast and of course, it provides information on the most wagered events.
What are the steps to follow from the time of order until the actual installation at the location of your betting terminals? How long does all this process last?
The installation of the Bling betting terminals lasts about two weeks after one receives all the necessary documents to form the working point.
What strategic steps do you want to take this year? Which is the target?
This year, 2013, we aim to open in Romania a minimum of 1,000 locations.
What future plans do you have for the Bling betting system?
We work to improve the application in order to provide the bettors with a faster and easier type of betting.