Erin-Marie Gallagher

Trio charged over illegal Premier League streaming service

Three operators of a pirate streaming organisation have been issued with a 17-year jail sentence, after they were found to be providing illegal access to a number of Premier League games over the last decade. It is estimated that the trio had supplied a streaming service to over 1,000 pubs, clubs and homes across England and Wales. “The fraudulent companies …

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SIS: Rohini Sardana – Engaging new audiences in the esports world

Back in February, racing content and sports data provider SIS (Sports Information Services) launched its new esports-focused Competitive Gaming, a betting product tailored to esports sportsbooks. In a catch up with the Head of Product Propositions at SIS, Rohini Sardana, we discussed how the first month has been for Competitive Gaming. Sardana told SBC about the decision behind the expansion …

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LC Tech: Giuseppe Lo Cascio – US expansion opens up the door to engaging with a wider audience

With more and more markets beginning to consider the idea of igaming and sports betting regulation, it is becoming increasingly important for industry stakeholders to consider operating in multiple jurisdictions across the world. This year will see SBC host its inaugural Betting on Sports America which will take place at the Meadowlands Exposition Centre in New Jersey. Among those attending …

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OtherLevels: Brendan O’Kane – Customer expectations will be the driving force for innovation

Ahead of this year’s Betting on Football, we have turned our attention towards everything innovation, catching up with OtherLevels Founder and CEO, Brendan O’Kane. We spoke about the acceleration of innovation in recent years, and the importance of personalisation for a sportsbook experience. At this year’s event, Brendan will be speaking as part of our Betting on Innovation track, where …

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Sweden’s Spelinspektionen proposes tougher advertising regulations

Swedish regulator Spelinspektionen has proposed new plans to restrict excessive gambling advertising, while also focusing on the formalisation of a cooperation deal with the country’s Konsumentverket consumer agency. The new plans will split responsibilities between the two bodies, as well as formalise the forms of information exchange and consultation. The regulator has not specified just how much advertising is considered …

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SkillCorner: Morgan Jacquin – The industry must keep offering a betting experience that keeps players coming back

Football and technology appear to go hand-in-hand with one another, especially given the increasing use of VAR technologies across a number of UK and international fixtures. In the run up to this year’s Betting on Football, SBC caught up with Morgan Jacquin, Head of Business Development at SkillCorner, to discuss technological innovation in the world of football. Jacquin tells SBC …

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New Betting on Football track answers industry’s burning questions

With only a few days until the Betting on Football conference returns to Stamford Bridge, SBC has introduced a new format to one of the panels which will allow the audience to pose the big questions to some of the industry’s most influential figures. Set to bring the Leadership in Betting track to a lively close on Wednesday 20 March, …

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Schleswig-Holstein sets out plans to extend expired licences

Legislators from the German state Schleswig-Holstein have proposed a new bill which would extend recently expired casino and igaming licences across the state. The proposed legislation will set out the ways in which operators that hold an expired licence would be authorised to continue its igaming offerings across the state until the state can issue new licences. Due to the …

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Betfred donates £1.25m Cheltenham profits to charity

Betfred’s appeal to help fund the Royal Manchester Hospital £4 million appeal for vital equipment has reached its halfway point, with Fred Done donating all profits made from all over-the-counter bets during the Cheltenham Festival to the iMRI appeal. On the first day of the festival, which is said to traditionally be one of the busiest days in the racing …

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William Hill advances ‘Nobody Harmed’ campaign with Dan Whitlam appointment

As part of the advancement to its ‘Nobody Harmed by Gambling’ campaign launched in July 2018, William Hill has appointed Dan Whitlam as its Head of Responsible Gambling for retail. Whitlam will be tasked with working alongside the Compliance, Gaming, L&D and Data Science divisions to strengthen and develop the ways in which the operator identifies, interacts and intervenes with …

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