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Cobra Casino completes SOFTSWISS Sportsbook integration

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Cobra Casino, an operator already running on the SOFTSWISS Online Casino Platform, has rolled out a sportsbook solution for its players via the same provider. The SOFTSWISS Sportsbook offers 1,200 betting markets across 22,000+ live events each month, covering over 180 sports including esports.  Integration of the sportsbook platform, confirmed both parties, was “quick and smooth”. Cobra Casino received full …

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Aspire Global reports strong performance for BtoBet client Bettarget.com

Aspire Global has reported ‘major success’ for Bettarget.com during the operator’s first three-months, leveraging the former’s BtoBet platform to enhance its sportsbook offering. The Nasdaq Stockholm-listed B2B betting and gaming provider has been supplying Bettarget with services via its BtoBet unit with a specific focus on sports betting operations in the UK and Irish markets.  During its initial three month …

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ANJ warns of underage gambling exposures with Mon Quotidien 

ANJ – France’s unified gambling regulator – has partnered with children’s news journal Mon Quotidien to publish ‘Jeux d’argent et protection des mineurs’ (‘Gambling and the Protection of Minors’).  The special edition of Mon Quotidien sees ANJ launch its first education-specific campaign targeting children aged 10-to-14, whilst further raising awareness of gambling behaviours amongst families and schools of the journal’s …

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Better Collective Spotlight: Taking the safer gambling conversation to the next level

For November’s Better Collective Spotlight, we delve into the world of social responsibility and some of the initiatives that the Danish sports media publisher has introduced to tackle problem gambling behaviour. Following on from Safer Gambling Week (SGW), which took place from 1 – 7 November, Esben Skou Vinther, Senior Director for Group Strategy & Execution, told SBC News that …

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Spelinspektionen reveals Swedish sales increase of 5%

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Inspectorate, has detailed a 5% year-on-year increase in the number of betting and gaming sales in the country during Q3 2021. Publishing the preliminary sales figures for the third quarter of the year (players’ contributions minus winnings paid out), the authority updated that gaming companies with a Swedish licence – there are now 95 companies with …

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Winning Post: Anti gambling lobby makes bold move for Boris full attention

Regulus Partners observes a week of bold anti-gambling lobby plays carried out in Commons, the House of Lords and UK media – undertaken to ensure that PM Boris Johnson maintains his election pledge to drastically reform the UK gambling sector. The heat on gambling was turned up again this week as the Peers for Gambling Reform and the Gambling-related Harm …

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Government backs PSTI safeguards to end use of default passwords

Gambling leadership has been alerted to the government-backed Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill – which aims to safeguard the use of smart devices. Drafted by the DCMS, the legislation will allow the government to ban universal default passwords and force firms to be transparent to customers about what they are doing to fix security flaws in connectable products. …

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Better Collective hires ‘media pro’ Pernille Holbøll to lead global brand development 

Better Collective AS has appointed Pernille Holbøll as Senior Director of Group Media & Branding of the Stockholm-listed global sports betting and igaming publishing group. Holbøll will join Better Collective senior management from 1 March 2022, as she finalises her duties as Editor-in-Chief of Danish tabloid newspaper Ekstra Bladet. A figurehead in Danish media and journalism, Holbøll has formerly served …

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EPIC Risk Management extends partnership with boxing prospect Quarless

Gambling harm consultancy EPIC Risk Management has announced an extension of its sponsorship arrangement with boxer Nathan Quarless. The contract renewal will see the partners cooperate on gambling harm reduction and awareness programmes, building on the Merseyside-born fighter’s own experience with gambling addiction. Lived-experience focused organisation EPIC has been sponsoring Quarless for the past two years as part of a …

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Angels back Slipper’s PickGuru to crack live sports gaming conundrum  

PickGuru, the new venture of Stats Perform and DAZN Co-Founder Oliver Slipper, has completed its seed funding round securing an enterprise investment of £2.6 million.  The start-up’s angels that include Paddy Power, have backed Slipper to deliver a ‘social gaming disruptor’ that will bridge real money wagering engagements with live sport. Launching his latest venture, Slipper has gathered a heavyweight …

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