Luke Massey

Pronet Gaming: It pays to stay alert to live sports changes

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As disruption to the live sports calendar continues, Pronet Gaming Sportsbook and Trading Director Thomas Molloy examines what lessons the industry has learned from last year.  The shockwaves that resounded from last year’s shutdown of elite sport across the globe still resonate. Leagues and events that would in normal times be enjoyed by millions, not only inside stadiums but also …

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W2 releases first real time affordability solution for UK operators


W2 has launched a new real-time affordability check solution to support the needs of operators adapting to evolving compliance guidance from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). UKGC guidance requires licensees to put affordability at the heart of their safer gambling commitments for 2021, and will undoubtedly become a central focus in the Gambling Act review, particularly as so many fines …

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Will Stephenson takes new business development role at Metric


Metric Gaming has announced the appointment of experienced industry executive Will Stephenson as its new Head of Business Development.  A new role created within the business, Stephenson’s appointment highlights Metric’s plan for continued growth in 2021. As part of this growth, Turbo Vegas Sports is due to launch next month, serviced by a fully localised Metric sportsbook. TurboVegas was, until …

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Assaf Dor, Cellxpert: Rewriting standards for iGaming affiliation


The need to present clearer, more transparent player data for affiliates and provide a stronger management layer for operators to mitigate new regulatory requirements is behind the vision that Cellxpert has for the ‘industry standard’ of affiliate marketing in the iGaming sector.  SBC News caught up with CEO and Founder Assaf Dor (pictured above), who took us through some of …

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Changes at the top as Dotan Lazar steps up to LSports CEO


Sports betting data provider LSports has announced the appointment of former COO and co-founder Dotan Lazar (pictured) as its new chief executive officer (CEO). His promotion follows the transition of former co-founder and CEO Shaul Lazar into the company’s first chairman and advisor position.  Dotan Lazar said: “I’m extremely proud of the company’s achievements during the past years. LSports keeps proving …

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Fast Track signs former Microgaming CCO Jean-Luc Ferrière


Having worked as a brand ambassador for Fast Track since October 2020, former Microgaming CCO Jean-Luc Ferrière has formally joined the player engagement platform provider in the same position. He joins a strong senior leadership team at Fast Track including Christopher Hirst, Patrik Potocki and CEO Simon Lidzén, who said: “Jean-Luc has proved that he is able to get the …

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Keep your affiliates in check: How automated tools can help operators stay compliant


Hordes of affiliates queuing up to push your product may seem like the ideal situation for an iGaming brand, but as told by GiG Media, it can actually be daunting in the face of new regulations across the globe. A new wave of regulation has crashed across Europe, with Germany being the latest to enforce new rules. Germany’s new rules …

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Jens Hilgers, Bayes Esports: Digital and analogue realities will continue to merge


Bayes Esports will carry out a generational change to its software and a complete overhaul of the odds system in 2021, says co-founder Jens Hilgers (pictured above), as the company looks to capitalise on the huge growth of the esports betting market. A leading esports data provider, Bayes – like so many others in the sector – has seen demand …

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What does a betting operator’s ideal customer engagement stack look like?

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What does an ideal customer engagement stack look like? A key question for operators across the betting and gaming industry that we put to Xtremepush Head of Sales for Sports Betting Victor Sevciuc, who gave the following detailed account. To start off, any stack you put together must solve specific industry challenges. That might sound obvious, but actually I’ve come …

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How Sebastian Jarosch is building a better future for Betsson Group Affiliates

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Reputation management, showing support to its affiliates and growing the team with new talent have topped the bill for Sebastian Jarosch in his first few months at Betsson Group Affiliates. It hasn’t been the easiest of starts for Jarosch, who joined the team as Head of Affiliates with the Covid pandemic in “full swing” and with affiliates partners facing new …

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