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WATCH: Scientific Games delivers sports betting aggregation first with OpenMarket

OpenMarket

Scientific Games is now ready to deliver “rapid innovation” to its customers through OpenMarket, a first aggregation platform for sports betting “anywhere on the planet”. Launched at this month’s ICE London (see video above), OpenMarket has become the sixth component of the OpenSports sportsbook solution for the online arm of Scientific Games. Keith O’Loughlin, SVP for Sportsbook, Digital for Scientific …

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Betgenius – Euro 2020: Adding player markets to BetBuilder will deliver margin gains

In part two of Betgenius’ Euro 2020 optimisation series , James McKiernan, Commercial Director for Europe, explains why same-game multiples will once again be a hugely popular product and how operators can set their offering apart… _____________ Same-game accumulators and request-a-bet (RAB) products were one of the biggest success stories of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Allowing punters to bet …

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Yggdrasil Gaming selects SBC Summit to showcase latest innovations

Yggdrasil at SBC Summit

Yggdrasil Gaming, the leading provider of casino slots and table games to the igaming sector, has chosen the inaugural SBC Summit in Barcelona as a key venue for its 2020 promotional activity.  SBC’s new flagship event, which takes place at Fira de Barcelona on 8-11 September, is set to be one of the biggest gatherings of high-level igaming executives on …

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Winning Post: UK gambling sleep walks into a review of stakes & prizes

Regulus Partners analyses the events of what could become a defining week for UK gambling, as an under-pressure Gambling Commission commits to a review of stakes and prizes, whilst the conservative government appoints its eighth DCMS leader. _______________________ When the story of the prohibition of gambling in Great Britain comes to be written, this week’s events in Parliament may well …

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Insider Sport: On the ball – FIFA announces player protection fund

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on Juventus’ decade long stadium deal, FIFA’s salary protection fund, Everton’s TikTok announcement and Valencia trailing an in-stadia food delivery service.   _____________________ FIFA to launch new player wage protection platform FIFA has announced plans …

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AgiproNews Italian View – Dignity Decree’s blanket ban shows no effectiveness

Italian betting leaders attending the ICE2020 London conference detailed their frustrations as Italy’s new coalition government continues to enforce a blanket ban on gambling advertising sanctioned by the former administration’s Dignity Decree mandate. Prior to the conference, online gambling trade body LOGiCO bluntly stated that the Decree had failed in its core objectives of reducing Italian gambling spend and safeguarding …

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Paddy Power: Sinn Féin surge sees coalition uncertainty

The Irish gambling landscape is set to face some major changes in the coming months, but what has been a surprise to many is the mass seat gains of Sinn Féin. Speaking to Joe Lee, Head of Political Betting at Paddy Power, he explained that punters are backing a second general election before the end of the year, while a …

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Betting turns to Tote dynamics to engage esports crowds

Betting’s current context sees Tote betting and pool systems function as a wagering discipline primarily serviced through horse racing. To date debate and opinion have focused on how to modernise the Tote for modern audiences, dragging pool systems into the 21st century In order to capitalise on its exponential growth in recent years, a handful of esports operators have opted …

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UKGC defends ‘comprehensive National Strategy’ protecting consumers from present and future harms

Neil McArthur, Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), accompanied by Chairman Dr Bill Moyes, yesterday gave evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee investigating the ‘social and economic impact of the Gambling Industry’. A two-hour hearing saw McArthur and Moyes detail industry intricacies and diverse social factors attached to regulating the UK gambling sector amid a backdrop …

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Betsson Group backs CasinoBeats Malta and SBC Summit

Betsson sponsors CasinoBeats Malta and SBC Summit

The close working relationship between SBC and Betsson Group has been further strengthened by the news that the igaming giant is to sponsor both the CasinoBeats Malta and SBC Summit events. Betsson has been an active participant in many previous SBC events, but has chosen to step up its involvement for the online casino conference and exhibition in Malta, where …

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