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Betting on Sports Europe – Digital unveils high-level speaker line-up

Betting on Sports Europe - Digital

The Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and exhibition will feature one of the highest level speaker line-ups the industry has seen, with senior executives and specialists from Betsson, Danske Spil, FIFA, GVC, Kaizen Gaming, Kindred Group, Pinnacle, and Superbet among those set to take part. The agenda for the event on 21 – 22 October tackles head on …

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Lockdown 2.0 – are you prepared if we lose live sports again?

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Uncertain times remain as we enter the final quarter of 2020, and the sports betting industry is fully aware that further lockdowns could follow as the number of COVID-19 cases start to climb sharply. We asked four key industry stakeholders about the lessons learned from lockdown earlier this year and how operators should prepare themselves in the event of future …

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Martin Lycka – The age of super mergers

As the key factions in the gambling landscape build alliance after alliance, GVC Holdings Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka muses on the way it is changing the world we work in.  The landscape of the fabled land of Gamealot has changed a lot over the last decade or so. Sir William hailed a Caesar from across the pond and …

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Campeón Gaming Partners: The story behind the success

Campeón

It hasn’t been plain sailing for iGaming affiliates of late, yet Campeón Gaming Partners (CGP) has bucked the trend by recording growth in customer registration of 258.6% from the first half of 2018 to now, and passing €5 million in commission paid to affiliates across the same period. In conversation with SBC News, the company’s affiliates and partnerships manager Andreza …

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Virtual sports is not like slots, says Golden Race CEO

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“Virtual sports is not like a slot game. You can’t just integrate it and let it go. You have to adapt, change according to what the market needs and work on a daily basis.” That was an appeal by Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter to delegates at the SBC Digital Summit Africa, where he joined a panel on ‘Enhancing the …

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FIFA to highlight steps to protect the integrity of football at Betting on Sports Europe – Digital

FIFA Head of Integrity Ennio Bovolenta

FIFA Head of Integrity Ennio Bovolenta will deliver the keynote for the Sports Integrity track at this month’s Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and exhibition. The virtual event on 21 – 22 October will bring together senior executives from the European sports betting industry to share knowledge and ideas about the key issues influencing the future of the …

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Inside Edge: The results that rescued the bookies

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Nick Haynes from Form Labs continues his Friday round-up of the weekend’s sporting activity. The Nations League and French Open top the bill this time, but not before he looks back on results that rescued the bookies a week ago.  Goals have been coming thick and fast at the beginning of this campaign, and even with the relaxation of the …

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Thinking Glocal: Digitain on the regional factors beyond the regulation

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Digitain has set about providing the ‘world’s sportsbook’ to operators in Europe, America, Africa and Asia, regardless of the size or relative maturity of the regional markets. It is perhaps best known for its work in ‘developing’ markets, where the challenges are quite different to years gone by. Feliciana Cannillo, Deputy CEO at Digitain, explains why times of porting – …

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Better Collective Spotlight: Staying on top of the tech game through QA mindset change

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For the latest Better Collective Spotlight on SBC News, we delve into the quality assurance (QA) work behind the scenes at Better Collective, helping popular platforms such as bettingexpert.com to work as efficiently as possible. Toms Jurjaks, Head of QA at Better Collective (pictured), explains more about how the company’s products benefit from these processes, why it’s so important in …

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Know Your Player… African betting can transition to risk-based-approach 

Meeting an increase in consumer demand and operating scale across multiple markets, African operators are being pressured to significantly upgrade their customer KYC provisions. The ‘Know Your Player’ panel at the SBC Digital Summit Africa observed that African betting will have to overcome ‘distinct market peculiarities’ in order to find a common approach on KYC as a corporate discipline. Robert …

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