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Parimatch: “It’s not even about money. It’s about your brand’

Despite the recent challenges laid out to gambling companies this year, mainly the COVID-19 crisis and the temporary halting of sport and retail, firms in the sector are always looking to develop its brand to secure long-term benefits. Speaking at SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, Ivan Liashenko, Parimatch chief marketing officer, provided his services to discuss how to take a …

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SBC Spotlight: Mark Robinson – From All Black to Microgaming…

Kicking off October, SBC begins its ‘spotlight features’ by interviewing Microgaming Senior Partnerships lead Mark Robinson on his unique journey from All Black rugby international to igaming executive.   As the industry faces critical questions on how to broaden its workforce appeal to new talent, Robinson reflects on his critical choices and learnings that have seen his career transition from …

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Footstock… Where player trading meets fantasy football

Backed by a high-coverage media campaign across talkSport’s network, September saw the UK debut of new football trading platform Footstock. A fresh arrival from Germany, Footstock merges popular fantasy football engagements with in-depth player trading components, seeking to become the best value and most rewarding football trading platform for all football fans. CMO James Copeland gives SBC the lowdown on …

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Caesars reaches agreement on William Hill takeover

Caesars Entertainment has confirmed that it has reached an agreement with William Hill which will see the US operator complete a £2.9 billion acquisition of the UK bookmaker. The acquisition, which awaits the approval of anti-trust and regulatory bodies, will support William Hill’s ongoing expansion into the US market by creating ‘one of the largest gaming-entertainment companies’ in the market. …

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SIS: Offering an omni-channel experience for online and retail customers

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Rachel Coulson, Head of Product Proposition at SIS, highlights how operators can adjust their online sportsbook offering to optimise engagement with both online and retail customers within the current climate. Retail has long been the cornerstone of the betting industry in many countries and for a significant proportion of bettors it is the place where they will always choose to …

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WTC: Why you should move your gaming business to Gibraltar

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In the first of a two-part series, Brian Stevendale – a 20-year veteran of the Fairhomes Group, an Investment and Property Development Group located in the World Trade Center Gibraltar – writes for SBC News about the gaming-friendly ecosystem on ‘the Rock’ and why so many enjoy doing business in the sun. Julian Jarvis is the CEO at Pragmatic Play, …

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Winning Post – Flip-flopping Number 10 wants control of Gambling Act reforms

Regulus Partners observes odd Downing Street movements, as PM Boris Johnson seeks direct control of UK gambling reforms. Facing a daunting end-of-year schedule, ensuring that the UK economy can withstand a COVID-19 winter and Brexit fallout… Regulus asks why is Boris picking on gambling? UK: in Parliament – Casinos reel from ‘curfew’ as Johnson preaches morality “As flies to wanton …

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SBC Digital Summit Africa announces big-name speaker roster

SBC Digital Summit Africa Speaker Preview

The SBC Digital Summit Africa virtual conference and exhibition will feature the strongest speaker line-up ever assembled for an African betting and gaming industry event, with 60 senior executives set to share their experiences of working in markets across the continent. The speaker roster for the event on 6 – 7 October is packed with people who have hands-on experience …

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WATCH: Embracing technology key for safer gambling strategies

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The uptake of innovative technology could be a key component in global safer gambling strategies as funding begins to increase. That was agreed by panelists at this month’s SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, who pinpointed the need to significantly increase the low number of people who seek treatment. You can also click here to see the full panel from the …

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Inside Edge: Goals, goals and more goals…but no draws

goals - Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha (back centre) scores his side's third goal of the game during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester.

Over the next few months, Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – will be looking at the best of the weekend’s sporting activity. This time, it takes more of a ‘lessons learned’ approach now that the ‘Big Five’ football leagues are all back in action. Can the goalfest really continue? Why are we seeing no draws? And are the …

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