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EPIC Risk Management recruits Dan Trolaro to strengthen US focus

Dan Trolaro, a problem gambling prevention specialist, has joined EPIC Risk Management as the harm minimisation consultancy’s Vice President of Prevention, as the company looks to expand its focus in the US. Effective from 9 August 2021, Trolaro’s new role will see him work to implement EPIC’s ‘blended, four pillar approach’ combining lived experience, prevention, policy, research and evidence, in …

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FSB appoints David Charnock to oversee LatAm growth

FSB has strengthened the leadership of its expansion strategy in the Latin American markets, appointing David Charnock as its Business Development Director for the region. As Business Development Director for LatAm for the sports betting and igaming platform provider, Charnock will operate out of FSB’s San Jose office, with the responsibility of ‘continuing the upward momentum’ that the firm has …

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Sky Racing World ‘expands menu of North American content’ via AmTote deal

Tabcorp subsidiary Sky Racing World has signed an agreement with North American 1/ST TECHNOLOGY, leveraging the latter’s AmTote International product. As 1/ST TECHNOLOGY’s leading offering in its portfolio, AmTote will be utilised by Sky Racing World as its wagering platform, initially to facilitate international commingling into Australian racing hosts’ pools for greyhound racing from the North American market. The new …

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Jumio strengthens board with appointment of Convery as CMO

End-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions provider Jumio has appointed Anna Convery as its new Chief Marketing Officer, following a positive trading year. Prior to joining Jumio, Convery held the position of CMO at cybersecurity firm Bradware for close to five years, overseeing the company’s marketing strategy whilst also driving revenue and increasing market share by enhancing corporate marketing contribution. …

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What’s next for Spotlight Sports Group’s Superfeed?

Superfeed

Providing content for the biggest sports events is the easy bit, but the challenge for Superfeed is to deliver the same level of coverage across the board – and “make more events matter” to the player, said Spotlight Sports Group Head of Digital Will Fyler. SBC News caught up with Fyler to reflect on the first three months for the …

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Tipico secures US-facing ‘strategic alliance’ with Gannett

German operator Tipico has enhanced its foothold in the expanding American sports betting market via a ‘strategic alliance’ between its US subsidiary and digitally-focused mass media company Gannett. As a result of five-year agreement, Tipico will become the official sports betting and igaming provider for the subscription-based media provider, incorporating its odds, props, free-to-play games and betting trends across the …

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Bojoko: Lessons learned from the European market

Bojoko: Lessons learned from the European market

Joonas Karhu, Chief Business Officer at Bojoko, talks about some of the lessons the award-winning affiliate has learned from the European market and how they can help companies targeting the US. There is no doubt about it; the US will become the largest, legal online gambling market in the world as states continue to embrace regulation and licensing and open …

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Gambling.com sets initial Nasdaq IPO pricing

Gambling.com Group Limited has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,250,000 ordinary shares offered by the company at $8 per ordinary share. The underwriters of the offering will also have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 787,500 ordinary shares from Gambling.com at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts, and commissions. The company noted …

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GLMS publishes 2021 Mid-term intelligence report

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has published its 2021 Mid-term Monitoring & Intelligence Report, citing ‘a busy first six months’ of the year, from education to policy-making, engaging with its members and monitoring to maintain sport integrity. The GLMS shared several activities in which its lottery, associate and regulating members have participated, enhancing the quality of sports betting and especially facilitating the …

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Euro 2020: Operator eyes smiling but lessons learned for domestic football return

Euro 2020

Thomas Molloy, Sportsbook Director at Pronet Gaming, reflects on a unique and record-breaking Euro 2020. It may have ended in heartbreak for Gareth Southgate’s men, but while England failed in their quest for glory in the Euro 2020 final against Italy, operators we spoke to around the world were left smiling after a very positive tournament experience. In all the …

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