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Dr Jack Garnham: Reducing the burden of responsibility for iGaming operators with outsourced compliance solutions

“iGaming operators are competing in an ever-evolving and increasingly complex regulated world,” writes Dr Jack Garnham at Rokker Research Labs, who outlines the reasons why companies must outsource compliance and regulatory matters to expert third-party providers such as Pretty Technical. Whilst regulators are keen to protect players, a fine balance is required to discourage customers seeking out unregulated grey and …

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SBC Innovation Report: Football Player Props, Part 2


We put the latest football player prop products under the microscope in conjunction with Stats Perform and Degree 53  The second in a three-part series for SBC News features BoyleSports’ Player First markets Link below to download a full report with 25 real-life player prop case studies to inform and inspire Last week, we released a new free guide examining how …

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W2 and Crucial Compliance: Simplifying the compliance burden for igaming operators

Crucial Compliance

Writing a shared account for SBC News, Warren Russell from W2 and Crucial Compliance’s Paul Foster explain why the move towards tighter enforcement for global regulators leaves operators needing to strengthen their compliance efforts today. Global regulators continue to tighten regulations to ensure licence holders meet the highest possible safer gambling and AML standards. As part of these efforts, regulators …

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Why Neosurf chose to back the creation of League Circuit Oceania

The support shown by Neosurf for the League of Legends (LoL) scene in Oceania proves that its commitment to gaming events extends way beyond positioning itself as a way to pay. Chief Commercial Officer Andrea McGeachin told SBC News that the corporate philosophy for Neosurf, a global payments solution enabling gamers to pay online without credit card usage and without …

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Three years of BETER – creating fast ‘beterable’ content for the betting industry


Alex Barkar, founder and CEO of BETER, delivers a timeline for the company’s journey from sports content startup to established provider targeting maximum reach for its solutions, including both live streams and odds for the Setka Cup and ESportsBattle tournaments, as well as worldwide esports events coverage.  2018 – what BETER time to start? The creation of our company was …

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SBC Innovation Report: Football Player Props, Part 1

football player

We put the latest football player prop products under the microscope in conjunction with Stats Perform and Degree 53  The first in a three-part series for SBC News features Ladbrokes’ Five-a-Side game It is just two short years since betting on shots, passes and tackles was popularised and they’re now a core feature of almost all tier one sportsbooks. Fan …

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Scan N Play: Cashless transactions in casinos and retail gaming

Scan N Play

Sam Milton, Commercial Manager at Trustly, on revolutionising the deposit and withdrawal experience for land-based gaming operators through Scan N Play. Across consumer sectors, there’s growing demand for cashless and contactless payment methods. As casinos, gaming halls and betting shops start to open back up, that same demand will apply for land-based gaming. While card-like apps have begun to fill …

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David Clifton, Licensing Expert: Gambling can’t hide from its spotlight

Since my last “Licensing Expert” article for SBC News, the stand-out issues in UK gambling regulatory terms have been (a) the circumstances giving rise to the UK Government’s 20 April announcement of an independent review into the collapse of Football Index and (b) the sudden unexpected departure of Neil McArthur from his position as Chief Executive of the Gambling Commission …

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Google takes stricter stance on privacy for gambling apps


In the latest updates of the Google Play Terms of Services, the technology giant announced the welcome development that it will allow real money gambling apps in 15 additional jurisdictions effective from 1 March, writes Stuart Godfree, Managing Director at mkodo. With much of the industry previously restricted to Apple’s platform, this move triggered many operators to reconsider its app …

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Keep to core business: How Internet Vikings is handling hosting


Having a physical server in a data center is not “core business”. Now, this is a stance which could be attributed to so many companies offering any sort of online service, but it definitely applies to igaming operators increasingly pressured in so many other key areas. As part of this exclusive interview for SBC, Internet Vikings founder Rickard Vikström spoke …

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