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ICE 2018: Encouraging respectful representation of females

The controversy around the portrayal of women at last week’s ICE London exhibition is rumbling on with Kate Chambers, Managing Director of  show organiser Clarion Gaming responding to the negative press by emphasising that Clarion’s priority has always been “to encourage respectful representation of women.” It was just the night before ICE 2018 that the Gambling Commission’s chief executive Sarah Harrison described the way …

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Sarah Harrison – UKGC – Diversity can help tackle the industry’s ‘ugly side’

Issuing her final industry address as Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), Sarah Harrison reflects on her two and half year leadership tenure, stating that she has seen ‘the good, the bad and ugly’ of the sector. Speaking at today’s ‘World Regulatory Briefing’, ahead of ICE 2018. Harrison seeks to breakdown the current industry priorities, that UK betting …

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ICE Africa announced for 2018 as Clarion expands scope

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Clarion Gaming has announced the creation of ICE Africa for 2018, and has taken the strategic step to fast track the development of Gaming Africa to coincide with it. This follows what Clarion Managing Director Kate Chambers described as a “hugely positive coming together of all sectors of the industry”, in what will be the first occasion the ICE brand …

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All-in Diversity project launches first of its kind global diversity initative

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Betting and Gambling is tackling the issue of diversity and inclusion on a global scale with a first of its kind initiative, The All-in Diversity Project. The industry-driven project aims to benchmark diversity, equality and inclusion across the global betting and gaming sector. As well as looking to measure, and facilitate an open and objective discussion about diversity across the entire industry on a …

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GamCrowd conference signs up Clarion as Start-up Partner

Clarion Events, organiser of ICE Totally Gaming, will be the Official Start-Up Partner of GamCrowd’s one-day conference on June 21st as part of London Technology Week. Taking place at the Hippodrome Casino on Leicester Square, the conference demonstrates how dynamic the gambling tech scene is, providing a deeper understanding of the sector for people from inside and outside the industry. …

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Gamcrowd and Clarion announce the line-up for Pitch ICE

GamCrowd and Clarion Events have announced the line-up of participants for Pitch ICE ahead of this year’s ICE Totally Gaming at the ExCeL Centre in London 2nd-4th February.  The pitches will take place on the Tuesday and Wednesday at stand N7-460. Entrepreneurs and start-ups were asked to apply to claim a place in the Pitch process before December 31 and the …

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Totally Gaming Academy hopes to educate ICE visitors

The Totally Gaming Academy, a range of training courses inspired by industry personality Lucien Wijsman and developed in order to enhance bottom-line revenues for both gaming operators and suppliers, will be using its debut appearance at ICE to showcase its portfolio of courses with a series of one hour introductions and tasters. The presentations will be held in the Totally …

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Clarion to buy 75% stake in £19.7m iGaming Business

Consolidation in the gaming industry has spread into the events and media arena with Clarion Events in advanced talks to acquire iGaming Business from Electric Word Plc. Clarion has agreed to purchase Electric Word’s 70% share of the business and will also buy a further 5.1% from founder Michael Caselli, who will retain the remainder of the shares, in a …

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Sports Betting Academy hopes to bring back odds-compiling expertise

Clarion Gaming has extended its Academy initiatives into sports betting, with industry stalwart Jonathan Smith taking on the role of teacher. The world of the trading team has experienced huge upheaval since the new millennium. The introduction of Betfair and a successful exchange mechanism that allowed customers to set their own prices shifted the balance of power away from traders …

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Slot management is not a game of chance

Jelena Kuzmanov, product owner at Danish affiliate Better Collective, attended the recent Slot Academy in Holland on behalf of SBC News – and she found it an enlightening experience. When you walk into a slot parlour, you might think that one looks like any other – it’s just some slots, placed all over the room, not much philosophy around it. …

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