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Barley Laing: Melissa – Betting… It’s time to embrace biometrics

Barley Laing UK MD of Melissa Data Corp, details to SBC audiences that biometric technologies may become the betting’s industry’s remedy, following a year of tough compliance adjustments related to KYC, verification and customer duty enforcements… __________________ In the internet age, consumers demand a fast onboarding experience when signing up to a new service, otherwise, they will head elsewhere. This …

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OVWG’s Raffaela Zillner: Sustainable regulation is key for the development of the Austrian market

The ability to create an attractive gambling market is key to achieving good channeling rates in Austria, according to the Secretary General of the Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG), Raffaela Zillner.  Speaking at this year’s Betting on Sports conference in London, Zillner addressed some of the steps that the Austrian gambling market needs to take in order to establish …

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Major industry players ‘honoured’ to be shortlisted for coveted SBC Awards

SBC Awards 2019

The SBC Awards 2019 ceremony is fast approaching and the shortlisted companies are eagerly awaiting one of the most prestigious events in the sports betting and igaming industry calendar.  The awards were originally founded to recognise the achievements of the companies driving innovation and growth in the gaming sector, and since their inception in 2014 have grown significantly both in …

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Trustly celebrates 100 live brands for Pay N Play

Trustly is celebrating a huge company milestone after Pay N Play, the company’s innovative player registration and verification product, reached 100 live gaming brands. Introduced in 2015, Pay N Play allows customers to register and get verified to start playing on a gaming site simply by making a deposit. The KYC data for the customer is collected by Trustly during …

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The future for retail: Could ‘staff-less’ shops become a reality?

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It is widely accepted that we are entering a new era for retail betting, ushered in by the fast-tracked fixed odds betting terminal (FOBT) legislation and an increased expectation of technology amongst customers – for so many of whom digital is now king. Yet will this new era include the advent of ‘staff-less’ betting shops? Are bookmakers likely to respond …

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Winning Post: Gambling researchers puzzle the state of independence

Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners looks at the shifts in the French market, and the launch of a Christmas abstinence campaign France: FDJ IPO – plus ca change? As the IPO of FDJ looms (reportedly at the upper end of the price range on an over-subscribed book) ARJEL has reported another strong online market performance. Domestically regulated online revenue grew …

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SBC to strengthen operator relationships with Kelly Kehn appointment

SBC to strengthen operator relationships with Kelly Kehn appointment

SBC has moved to further strengthen its close associations with the world’s leading sports betting and igaming operators with the appointment of Kelly Kehn to the key role of Global Relationships Director. Kehn is highly-regarded in the gaming industry, holding a number of senior positions over the last eight years, most recently as the Co-Founder of All-In Diversity Project, the …

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Alik Harutyunyan, BetConstruct: Sharing large bet risk across the BetCloud network

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Industry software provider BetConstruct has addressed one of the biggest challenges for a sportsbook – accepting “unlimited” bets without risk – through the development of its BetCloud solution. Based on a “principle of synergy” for BetConstruct’s growing stable of operators, BetCloud is part of a global network in which each of these operators can share risks with each other. We …

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Safer Gambling Forum: Educating to prevent problem gambling

Responsible Gambling Week (RGWeek 2019) may be over but we have one more panel from our inaugural SBC Safer Gambling Forum for left to share.  Throughout RGWeek 2019 SBC has been looking at some of the topics addressed during the forum, and what measures the industry can take to promote responsible gaming.  With RGWeek 2019 having reached its conclusion on 13 …

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Boyan & Tzvetomir Naydenov, efbet: For the love of sports

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Close-knit brothers Boyan and Tzvetomir Naydenov founded the efbet sportsbook back in 2006 alongside their father Stefan. We sat down with both of them to discuss how a ‘love of sports’ has driven the development of the family-owned business ever since. Keep reading to find out how the efbet launch came about, why it quickly became apparent that online betting …

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