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CasinoBeats Slots Festival survey: What operators want from new games

CasinoBeats Slots Festival Survey

Original game features and multiplayer functionality are set to be key to the success of the next generation of slots, but jackpots are likely to remain the single most appealing factor for players, a survey of operators for this week’s CasinoBeats Slots Festival has found. The one-day Festival on Thursday 4 February will see a host of leading developers showcase …

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How can influencer marketers educate audiences in the IPL?

As influencer marketing becomes a commonplace strategy in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other sports within the country, operators and firms alike must educate customers about the products that sports stars and celebrity personalities are advertising. Parimatch, a firm that teamed up with MMA icon Conor McGregor in 2019, is one such company that places a strong emphasis on …

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Why self-regulation is fundamental to realising gaming’s potential in India

Why self-regulation is fundamental to realising gaming’s potential in India

Skill gaming is one of the fastest growing ‘sunrise economies’ in India, according to Sunil Krishnamurthy – general secretary of the All India Gaming Federation Advisory Board (AIGF) – but without a self-regulated market, gaming’s economic potential cannot be fully realised. Speaking as part of the BetConstruct sponsored gaming track on the second and final day of the SBC Digital …

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SBC Digital – India: Potential markets and paths for success

With a total population of around 1.3 billion, India is a highly attractive and potentially lucrative market for a range of different industries, including sports betting and gaming. Speaking at the SBC Digital – India on a Vbet-sponsored panel , four affiliate and marketing specialists discussed the potential of India’s market for affiliates, highlighting key jurisdictions and sectors, as well …

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SBC Digital – India: Challenges and opportunities in the horse racing sector

India is one of the most prominent emerging markets in the global sports betting industry. Both online and offline gambling are legal in India, but it is up to regional state governments to form local regulations. Speaking at the SBC Digital – India event on a Sportradar-sponsored panel entitled ‘Horseracing – leading the way to regulation’, Jaydeep Chakravartty, Vice President …

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SBC Digital – India: Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development

Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development in India

The main goal for introducing a legalised sports betting framework across India is to protect the end user, said Sportradar’s William Howie, who stressed that regulated operators have a responsibility to ensure that their offering is more engaging than that of the grey market. Howie, Head of Premium Cricket at Sportradar, spoke as part of a cricket-focused panel at this …

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AIGF leaders join SBC Digital India’s high-level speaker line-up

SBC Digital India event preview

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) is set to play a central role in this week’s SBC Digital India conference and exhibition, where the body’s senior team will join a stellar line-up of speakers ready to share valuable information about the opportunities in the country’s real-money gaming market. The AIGF represents the major players in the Indian online skill games …

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SBC Digital India: Where gaming and technology meet

SBC Digital India

Next week’s SBC Digital India conference and exhibition is set to deliver an in-depth examination of the link between India’s world-renowned technology industry and its rapidly growing gaming sector.  The online event on 27-28 January 2021 will bring together international operators and leading figures from all sectors of the Indian real-money gaming industry, including a strong contingent of technology experts. …

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Igaming expansion sees Betting on Sports America evolve into SBC Summit North America

SBC Summit North America

Gambling industry event organiser SBC has announced that it is expanding its successful Betting on Sports America (BOSA) conference and exhibition to incorporate another fast-growing part of the US entertainment landscape – online gaming. Under the umbrella brand of SBC Summit North America, the new look event will still be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey, but …

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GLMS releases 2020 Annual Monitoring and Intelligence Report

Lottery integrity body Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has released its 2020 Annual Monitoring and Intelligence Report, which outlines the organisation’s main highlights, key facts and figures for the year. The GLMS has experienced significant growth in 2020, in particular its executive committee and team has expanded in addition to its schedule of digital events. The report contains interviews with …

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