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Betting CEOs expected ‘no soft landing’ for 2020

Betting’s C-level agenda holds no respite, as European markets prepare for another round of COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown enforcements.    Moderating a CEO panel at this morning’s Betting on Sports Europe – Digital, Keith O’Loughlin, SVP of Sportsbook & Platforms for SG Digital, asked participants whether a second wave has created further disruptions for betting returning to any semblance of normality. …

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Danske Spil begins roll out of player ID cards

Danske Spil has started to roll out its new player ID cards, shifting all land-based betting towards an account-based digital system. The ID card, branded ‘Sikkert Spil’ (‘Safe Play’) – has initially been made available to stores that sell Oddset and Tips services. Rolled-out this October, the state-owned operator confirmed that the card will be made mandatory throughout its partner …

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Niels Erik Folmann: The pandemic was not just a commercial issue, but also one of integrity

With a lack of live sports markets over the last few months, betting companies and punters alike have switched their attention towards a range of new sports, leagues and betting opportunities – but doing so has resulted in fresh concerns regarding the integrity of such markets. Discussing how the pandemic has affected the ways in which companies approached the last …

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Danske Spil calls for esports makeover with Pinnacle Solution

Pinnacle Solution, the B2B unit of low margin bookmaker Pinnacle Sports secures its biggest esports partnership to date, announcing Denmark’s state-owned lottery operator Danske Spil as a new client of its full suite esports wagering platform. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. The partnership will see Danske Spil integrate …

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Danish FA backs Danske Spil’s Safe Play campaign

Danske Spil has confirmed a new partnership with the Danish Football Association (DBU) which will see the duo collaborate on a new campaign to protect underage gamblers. The partnership comes ahead of Danske Spil’s flagship ‘Sikkert Spil’ campaign, which will roll out a new Game ID to everyone who wants to gamble in stores, regardless of age and deposit. Niels …

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Nikolas Lynhe-Knudsen to lead Danske Spil as CEO

Danske Spil has named Nikolas Lynhe-Knudsen as its new Chief Executive Officer, who will begin his new role from 1 October 2020, taking over from Susanne Mørch Koch. Lynhe-Knudsen currently holds the position of executive board member and director of economics, technology and media production at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), having also held a number of high profile business …

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Keith O’Loughlin: The four pillars supporting state lottery success for Scientific Games

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Scientific Games is now serving seven lotteries with sports betting solutions in Canada, Europe and Asia after a second half of 2019 littered with lottery contract wins. After closing the summer by finalising a fresh deal with Milli Piyango (Turkey’s National Lottery), Scientific Games has celebrated an autumnal double by extending its player account management (PAM) and instant games partnership …

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Danske Spil to roll out ID verification cards

In a bid to minimise the number of underage gamblers accessing its products, Danish operator Danske Spil has rolled out new identification requirements across its retail premises.  The move, which will see Danske Spil launch both physical and electronic player cards, will be used as a means of identifying players and customers looking to purchase Danske Spil products at retail …

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Safer Gambling Forum: The industry needs bold leadership to implement change

At the inaugural SBC Safer Gambling Forum, which took place at the CasinoBeats Summit in September, industry leaders came together to discuss some of the most pressing responsible gambling topics at the minute. Ahead of Responsible Gambling Week, which runs from 7-13 November, SBC will look at some of the topics addressed during the forum, and what measures the industry …

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Leader of the Year kicks off Sport in Focus at Betting on Sports

Sport in Focus

The 2018 Sports Betting Leader of the Year Sergey Portnov will be kicking off the Sport in Focus track at this year’s Betting on Sports conference. Sport in Focus is one of four tracks held on the first full day (18 September) of SBC’s flagship conference, which takes place at Olympia London from 17-20 September. Portnov, who took home the …

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