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Dearbhla O’Brien put forward to lead Irish Greyhound Racing

The board of Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) has proposed the appointment of Dearbhla O’Brien as new chief executive replacing outgoing incumbent Gerard Dollard. O’Brien’s appointment has been put forward to Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine for approval to lead Irish greyhound racing’s governing body. The GRI’s preferred candidate is the current CEO of WorkandTravel.ie – Ireland’s leading …

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Novibet unites with GBG to boost seamless player journey

Novibet has strengthened its digital identity capabilities through a new partnership with GBG.  The collaboration will seek to optimise the brand’s overall customer onboarding experience, for the UK market – as Novibet deploys GBG’s ID3Glbal technology to onboard players. Nikos Katsaros, Legal & Compliance Director, Novibet commented on the link: “We chose GBG based on their proven experience – successfully …

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Gambling shirt sponsorship set to be banned in the Premier League

As part of the forthcoming review of the UK Gambling Act, betting and gambling firms are set to be banned from appearing on the front of football shirts, according to a report by Sportsmail.  The review will likely see widespread changes to UK gambling advertising regulations, whilst it has it also been reported that the impact of pitchside and television …

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SBC Advisory Partners extends network with eight associates

SBC Advisory Partners, the pioneering consulting and transaction advisory service for sports, betting & gaming sector, has announced eight industry experts have joined the organisation as associates.  The new associates will assist SBC Advisory Partners in its goal of offering clients a comprehensive knowledge and contact network for the sports, betting and gaming industries across the globe. The new associates …

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Crucial Compliance links with The FRC to deepen social responsibility tech

Crucial Compliance has partnered with The Face Recognition Company (FRC), as it deepens its focus on responsible gaming controls for retail gambling operators.  Strengthening its social responsibility, FRC has formed a proprietary facial recognition solution that recognises individuals of interest in real-time and raises alerts. Paul Foster at Crucial Compliance, said: “The Face Recognition Company is at the cutting-edge of …

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OKTO and Kaizen Gaming link focuses on mobile payment journey

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Gametech firm Kaizen Gaming has partnered with OKTO, enabling Stoiximan and Betano players with a seamless user experience.  The collaboration is aiming to ‘modernise the player payment experience’, as it focuses on a seamless physical-to-digital payment method through Stoiximan.Cash and Betano.Cash.  Kostas Georgoulas, Director of Strategic Accounts of OKTO, commented: “Our partnership with Kaizen Gaming is in line with our …

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Monzo CEO calls for universal gambling self-exclusion

TS Anil, the new chief executive of digital bank Monzo, has published an open letter to the UK government calling for the increased enforcement of responsible gambling safeguards on UK licensed operators and financial services providers.  The statement comes as social responsibility and customer affordability take on heightened importance, with UK gambling faces imminent changes as the government undertakes its …

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Crucial Compliance deepens player protections with monitoring system

Gibraltar-based safer gambling consultancy, Crucial Compliance, is enhancing player protection through the launch of its behavioural-based monitoring system for player protection.  Crucial Player Protection (CPP) is designed to enable gaming companies to traverse regulation and build a safer gambling environment in one package. Uniting player behaviour monitoring through advanced modelling, including full suite player management, the launch seeks to provide …

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Cashless journey at the heart of OKTO and GeWeTe collaboration

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OKTO has united with GeWeTe in order to boost cashless payment services through Cash Redemption Terminals (CRT) internationally.   The collaboration will place a heightened focus on mobile payments and security as the cashless journey becomes an increasingly prevalent priority for consumers.  GeWeTe will also expand its capabilities through the OKTO digital wallet, elevating the way it allows users to embark …

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SBC announces digital future for Europe, America, CIS & Africa

SBC has finalised its autumn 2020 conference & exhibition calendar, with two new regional showpieces focusing on Africa and the CIS added to its highly popular Digital Summit series. Meanwhile SBC’s two successful sports betting events Betting on Sports Europe and Betting on Sports America will also be transferred to the virtual environment as a response to the continuing COVID-19 …

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