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SBC’s Year In Review: September’s big betting news

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As 2019 comes to a close SBC looks through the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports betting world.  This ninth edition looks at September and more specifically at how the right technology can boost a sportsbook offering, the rise of sports data partnerships, how sports betting is influencing affiliate marketing and a review …

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GiG lists SEK 400m bond on Stockholm Nasdaq

The governance of Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has confirmed that it has secured the right to float a new SEK 400 million (€40m) bond placement with interest repayments due for  2022. Issuing a corporate filing, GiG governance details that it will begin trading its new bond arrangement on the Stockholm Nasdaq Exchange on 27 December 2019. GiG’s transaction has …

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BtoBet to kick off 2020 with Neuron 3 launch

BtoBet is preparing to launch Neuron 3, the company’s 3rd generation iGaming single-solution platform which provides operators with all the necessary business management tools, APIs, widgets and content readily integrated. By using the platform, operators can focus on optimising the UX aspect of their business. The platform, which will be officially unveiled at ICE London, will also feature a unified betting …

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Playtech selects TruNarrative as network compliance lead

FTSE gambling group Playtech Plc has strengthened its compliance and transactional monitoring capacities by integrating TruNarrative ‘single platform’ KYC solutions. The partnership will see Playtech B2C customers benefit from a single platform managing compliance provisions for age and ID verification, document validity, PEP, sanction screening, KYC referencing and further customer protections. In its update, Playtech management details that it has …

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Peter Murray, Alexem Services: Adapting to industry technological changes is key

Regulation Technology, or RegTech, is increasingly becoming an integral part in ensuring operator compliance across the gaming industry. Speaking to Peter Murray of Alexem Services, he explained that artificial intelligence will continue to grab the attention of the iGaming industry in the next few years, and that regulation is racing to try to keep up with both the demands of …

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Mindway AI hires Rasmus Kjærgaard as new CEO

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Mindway AI, a Denmark-based software company which specialises in solutions for the identification of problem gambling behaviour among online bettors, has hired Rasmus Kjærgaard as its new CEO. As of 1 December, he has taken his seat at Mindway AI – a university spin-off by scientists from the Institute for clinical medicine at Aarhus University. It is part-owned by Better …

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Peter Nolte lays out Patagonia Entertainment’s 2020 LatAm vision

Peter Nolte, Chief Executive of Patagonia Entertainment, has told SBCNoticias that the bespoke supplier of industry B2B systems and platforms will move to significantly expand its operations in Peru, meeting increased LatAm wagering demands. Expanding its operational capacity beyond its home market of Uruguay, “Patagonia will open an office in Peru during the first quarter of 2020,” he detailed, following a ‘year of …

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IMG Arena nets SPFL global betting streaming rights

Closing 2019 trading, IMG Arena confirms that it has secured a long-term partnership to distribute Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) content to the global betting market. Agreeing terms on a five-year arrangement, IMG Arena will act as lead distributor of SPFL ‘live stream broadcasts’, and will maintain production set-ups for certain SPFL matches. The distribution will encompass Ladbrokes Premiership matches including the …

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EveryMatrix terminates Danish white label services

Industry platform and systems provider EveryMatrix has communicated that it has withdrawn its white label services for the regulated market of Denmark. Updating corporate stakeholders, EveryMatrix informs that it will be closing turnkey provisions for its partner white label brands of casinohouse.dk, 777.dk, victoriamilan.dk and JetBull. Via its closure statement, EveryMatrix underlines that the firm has ‘changed overall direction’ shifting …

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Netflix shows the way for iGaming says BtoBet

Netflix

Netflix provides an excellent example of the power of a company with a simple, clear customer strategy and business model adapted for the digital age, according to new insight on the player-first betting experience from BtoBet CMO Sabrina Soldà. Soldà explained that iGaming companies should take note of how Netflix is “redefining the concept of customer centricity through technological innovations”. …

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