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Executive hires further strengthen SKS365’s operations

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SKS365, the international sports betting and gaming operator based in Italy which boasts €1.2bn in turnover through the brand Planetwin365 and almost 1000 shops, has continued its journey of strengthening its regulatory and market operations by announcing the appointment of two new executive hires.  Alexander Martin will now be taking on the role of Chief Executive Officer, while Andrew Mclver …

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Watch: Joe Lee on the importance of collaboration

Head of GB&I at Paddy Power Betfair, Joe Lee has emphasized the importance of developing a collaborative relationship between the betting industry and sports governing bodies when it comes to maintaining integrity in US sports. Lee also discussed the importance of public trust, both in the industry as well as in governing sports bodies. In an interview at the recent Betting on Sports Conference, …

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Peter Murray, Alexem Services: Adapting to industry technological changes is key

Regulation Technology, or RegTech, is increasingly becoming an integral part in ensuring operator compliance across the gaming industry. Speaking to Peter Murray of Alexem Services, he explained that artificial intelligence will continue to grab the attention of the iGaming industry in the next few years, and that regulation is racing to try to keep up with both the demands of …

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Mindway AI hires Rasmus Kjærgaard as new CEO

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Mindway AI, a Denmark-based software company which specialises in solutions for the identification of problem gambling behaviour among online bettors, has hired Rasmus Kjærgaard as its new CEO. As of 1 December, he has taken his seat at Mindway AI – a university spin-off by scientists from the Institute for clinical medicine at Aarhus University. It is part-owned by Better …

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Mikel López de Torre: Promoting core values through sponsorship agreements

Sponsoring a major sports league such as La Liga can allow betting operators to promote core values such as betting integrity and responsible gambling initiatives. Speaking to Mikel López de Torre, chairman of Jdigital, at September’s Betting on Sports, he explained some of the advantages associated with the Jdigital sponsorship of La Liga, and how events such as the upcoming …

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GLMS and SBC announce strategic partnership deal for 2020

SBC’s plans to expand into new markets have taken a major step forward with the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with one of the most respected organisations in the gaming industry, the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS). The relationship will see an increased focus on the state lotteries sector at SBC’s portfolio of market-leading events in 2020, including a …

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Bolivian Interim government names new Gaming Control general

Further South American gambling regulatory developments see Bolivia’s interim government confirm the appointment of Juan Carlos Antonio Abrego as the new Director General of Bolivia’s Gaming Control Authority (AJ Bolivia). Abrego’s appointment was confirmed by acting Bolivian Economic Minister Jose Luis Parada, hosting an official inauguration at AJ Bolivia offices in La Paz. Minister Parada underlined that Abrego’s appointment would …

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Eleven Sports appoints Luis Vicente as new CEO

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Luis Vicente has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of global sports provider Eleven Sports (ES) following an announcement by the group.  Joining the company from FIFA where he worked to champion new technologies, gaming, data and content strategies as the governing body’s chief digital transformation & innovation officer, Vicente will take up his new role as of …

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EveryMatrix enters Spain with CasinoEngine

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Industry platform and systems provider EveryMatrix has continued to build upon its European expansion strategy after it confirmed the launch of its CasinoEngine product in the Spanish market. CasinoEngine is fully certified and complies with the technical, security, and vulnerability standards imposed by the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ). Stian Hornsletten, Group Chief Commercial Officer of EveryMatrix, commented: …

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Five new US members for Sports Betting Hall of Fame

The Sports Betting Hall of Fame will see five new US-based members inducted next year at the Betting on Sports America conference in New Jersey, organised by SBC. The Sports Betting Hall of Fame recognises industry legends who have made an outstanding contribution to the betting and gaming industry over their careers.  The five new inductees into the Hall of …

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