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ECOMMPAY’s Arthur Gots: Evolving in parallel with the changing payments landscape

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In 2012, ECOMMPAY spotted a “gap in the market” for gaming-focused payment service providers by launching a bespoke solution that could be customised to each client’s business needs. Six years on, the firm’s Head of Operations and Customer Relations Arthur Gots sat down with SBC News to discuss the outdated ‘one-size-fits-all’ model, evolving within a tighter regulatory landscape, playing a …

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Winning Post – UK racing puts safety first

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. New Zealand: NZRB – the trouble with monopolies? New Zealand Racing Board’s results to July 2018 demonstrate continued progress online, with 20% growth in customers to 230,000 (nearly 5% of NZ’s population), …

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Lars Lien: Luckbox ready for disruption in 2019

For sector incumbents, 2018 will be remembered as the year of US market liberalisation, continued multi-billion M&A activity, record UKGC penalties, FOBTs reductions and strained relationships between betting and its wider stakeholders (media, the community, politics, governing bodies etc…) Amid all this mayhem, the sector has seen little with regards to fresh blood, delivering much needed new propositions and perspectives. …

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Dave Hammond: “The SBTech culture is one of winning and driving expansion”

Earlier this month, Dave Hammond left his role as B2B Divisions Director at Paddy Power Betfair to take up the reign as COO of SBTech, charged with driving growth through 2019 and beyond. Following the appointment we spoke to Hammond regarding the transition, personal and company-wide ambitions, the future of online sports betting and much more. ____________________ SBC: Why was …

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6 of the Best – Revolver Gaming’s Ryan Lazarus

This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Ryan Lazarus, Chief Executive Officer of Revolver Gaming. Continue reading to discover music and move dilemmas, high hopes for a Premier League side to end a long barren spell and what is described as “nothing better or more refreshing”. Best Holiday Snowboarding – nothing better or more refreshing and fun, than merging …

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How the Beautiful Digital Game Came to Life in the SiGMA Cup

O jogo bonito. The beautiful game. The origin of this phrase may be disputed, with both Pelé, Waldyr Pereira (Didi), Stuart Hall and H. E. Bates being mentioned as possible authors, but it is widely recognized as an accurate description of football. So, what is the most bonitomoment? For the CEO of All-in Translations, Tiago Aprigio, one of them belongs to Maradona. …

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Robin Reed: GiG – Stockholm new boy will match the sector’s active opportunities

Robin Reed Chief Executive and Co-Founder of Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has detailed his firm’s strategic vision and future strategy to new investors, as GIG prepares to end 2019 by listing as a new Stockholm Nasdaq enterprise. Founded six years ago in Oslo, Reed details that GiG’s enterprise founding team have been led by the mission of delivering ‘digital transformation’ …

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AgiproNews Italian View: ADM’s Trademark tarnished by Mafia investigations

The repercussions are gathering pace on November’s arrests relating to money-laundering and illegal gambling charges, undertaken by Italian Police’s joint ‘anti-Mafia’ taskforce.   No Italian gambling/betting stakeholder should expect an easy end of year, as Italian Parliament probes for an explanation on the nation’s biggest money-laundering investigation, underlying more than two-years of systemic AML and corruption failings. Last week, thirty …

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Dotan Lazar, LVision: Serving up increased data through live streaming conversion

Tennis has always been a key component of any sportsbook, with its fast paced, back and forth nature lending itself perfectly to betting, particularly around in-play markets. However, while sports such as football have enjoyed significant increases in both betting innovation and market coverage, tennis has been left a little behind. The importance of the delivery shouldn’t be underestimated, with …

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The ‘ideal’ gaming platform: Living up to the multifaceted label

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When it comes to the iGaming industry, the ideal gaming platform is often seen as one that, once developed, can be easily integrated into an existing operator’s environment. However important this might be, it is integration of a different kind – and particularly those that come much earlier in the developmental process, of most concern to BtoBet Chairman Alessandro Fried. …

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