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SBC Digital Summit CIS: Football and sports betting ‘need’ one another

Football, which is arguably the ‘biggest sport in the world’, captures the attention of supporters and professional players across the globe. Fans who crave the sport often become more immersed via the route of betting and gambling.  The ever-changing industry is inevitably taking advantage of this spike in activity but with new, stricter regulations being fixed in place, what does …

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SBC Digital Summit CIS: A one-size fits all solution is no longer good enough

Personalisation and the use of enhanced technologies are among some of the several ways in which betting and gaming operators can continue to engage with players, with a ‘one size fits all’ solution now considered to be redundant. Speaking at the SBC Digital Summit CIS this morning on a panel entitled ‘Platform to Success’, Sergey Berezhnoy – Chief Product Officer …

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SBC Digital Summit CIS: Key to staying afloat is diversifying products

In what has been an ‘unbelievable year’ for betting operators and media and marketing companies alike, the vast majority of firms believed that they had benefited from the after effects of COVID-19, as was the consensus from the guest speakers at the SBC Digital Summit CIS event. Mark McGuinness, Director of Marketing and Customer Success at Dam Mad Media and …

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SBC Digital Summit CIS: Ukraine warned of high licensing fees

2020 saw Ukraine launch global gambling’s most ambitious regulatory endeavour, aiming to deliver a comprehensive ‘Gambling Law’ framework governing all industry disciplines for land-based and online gambling verticals by 2021.  Speaking on the ‘Welcome to Ukraine’ panel at the ‘SBC Digital Summit CIS’, Boris Baum, Deputy Advisor to the Head of the President’s Office, revealed a first-hand account of the …

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Ukraine is CIS market with greatest online potential, say SBC Digital Summit CIS experts

SBC Digital Summit CIS

Ukraine is the CIS market that offers the best growth opportunity for online betting and gaming operators, a survey of the expert speakers at this week’s SBC Digital Summit CIS virtual conference and exhibition has found. The online event on 4 – 5 November will provide an in-depth assessment of the sports betting, casino and poker industries in the CIS, …

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Gaizka Mendieta and Georgian football greats join SBC Digital Summit CIS line-up

SBC Digital Summit CIS - Gaizka Mendieta

Former international football stars Gaizka Mendieta, Georgi Kinkladze, Zurab Khizanishvili and Revaz Arveladze are set to take part in a special panel at SBC Digital Summit CIS analysing the relationship between professional sports and the business world. The Betting and Sports – More Than Just A Companion? session takes place on 5 November, the second day of the virtual conference …

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SBC Digital Summit CIS unveils stellar speaker line-up

SBC Digital Summit CIS

SBC Digital Summit CIS represents an unrivalled opportunity to gain valuable information about the region’s betting and gaming industry, with senior executives from Parimatch, adjarabet, Liga Stavok, Fonbet, FavBet, BetBoom, and Betlive part of a stellar speaker line-up.  The virtual conference and expo on 4 – 5 November has an agenda focused on the growing markets in the CIS region, …

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adjarabet strikes strategic deal to become betting partner of SBC Digital Summit CIS

Georgia’s largest betting operator adjarabet has signed a strategic partnership agreement with event organiser SBC that sees the Flutter Entertainment-owned business become the exclusive betting partner of the forthcoming SBC Digital Summit CIS.  The senior executive team of adjarabet will also play a key role in the virtual conference and expo on 4 – 5 November, with three of them …

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Giancarlo Sergi: Education is a key factor in combating match-fixing

The most effective way to combat match fixing is to ensure that players are educated on the subject matter and effective prevention measures are in place, according to Giancarlo Sergi, General Secretary, Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS). Taking part in a panel entitled ‘Assessing the impact of the Tennis review of integrity’ on day two of Betting on Sports Europe …

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BOSE Digital: The growth of esports demands a better standard of product

As the game and data standards become more robust, it is becoming much safer for bookmakers to take bets on the esports market. On a W2-sponsored panel titled ‘Esports – A Safer Bet?’ on day two of Betting on Sports Europe – Digital 2020, panellists discussed whether bookmakers are becoming more comfortable with taking bets on esports. Paris Smith, CEO …

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