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Dave McDowell: Why ‘modern and modular’ technology is crucial for meeting changing customer demands

Dave McDowell: Why ‘modern and modular’ technology is crucial for meeting changing customer demands

Modern technology, content and platform stability were among the core components highlighted when it comes to considering whether or not operators should consider platform migration. As part of the webinar entitled ‘Is your platform prepared for the ultimate 18 months of sports betting?’, FSB CEO Dave McDowell explained that the company underwent a series of technology upgrades which has helped …

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FSB: When should operators contemplate platform migration?

Bookmakers are being asked whether their platform is up to the rigours of the next 18 months of high profile sporting events, or whether their current set-up will give their competitors an unwanted edge. The pandemic-enforced rescheduling of the international sporting calendar has created a programme of major events that are set to be one of the busiest periods sportsbook …

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FSB and SBC Webinars present: Is Your Platform Prepared for the Ultimate 18 Months of Sports Betting?

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The SBC Webinars series continues on Tuesday 25 May when FSB hosts Is Your Platform Prepared for the Ultimate 18 Months of Sports Betting? The pandemic-enforced rescheduling of the international sporting calendar has created a programme of major events that are set to be one of the busiest periods sportsbook operators have ever experienced. Sports fans can look forward to …

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Keith Laidlaw joins FSB advisory board

Keith Laidlaw joins FSB advisory board

FSB has strengthened its leadership team after confirming that Keith Laidlaw will join the company’s advisory board to support IT and technology strategy. The software provider lauded the technological experience of Laidlaw, who previously held senior level roles at Entain (formerly known as GVC Holdings), Party Gaming and OnGame. In his new role, he will work alongside Sam Lawrence, FSB’s …

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FSB selects Glenn Elliott as new COO

Sports betting platform provider FSB has confirmed that former SG Digital executive Glenn Elliott has joined the company’s executive leadership team as new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Elliott will be tasked with overseeing the company’s account management team as well as managing FSB’s five operational service divisions: Sports, Platform, Marketing, Retail and SaaS Hosting. Commenting on his new role, Elliott …

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Russell Colvin joins FSB as retail lead

Industry platform provider FSB has enhanced its Business Development team after naming Russell Colvin as the new Head of Retail Sales. Colvin has joined the firm from Playtech’s BGT Sports division where he held the role of Commercial Director. In his new role, Colvin will oversee the sales of FSB’s retail products such as its Self Service Betting Terminal and …

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Dave McDowell, FSB: Hitting the bullseye during the global sports blackout

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FSB Tech CEO Dave McDowell (pictured) discusses taking the Remote Darts League (RDL) right through from concept to sourcing players and event production, how he hopes it will open the industry’s eyes to the power of FSB’s data automation platform, and why the RDL has quickly found a place within the darts community – with opportunities for both male and female …

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What drives betting innovation: operators, players or suppliers?

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Innovation is a buzzword that routinely dominates the industry agenda. From a sports betting supply standpoint, innovation often comes in the form of new proprietary features, which combine to deliver a new future for sportsbook personalisation. You can read a full series on the subject here. Yet, within this popular summer series focused on the importance of pricing, risk management, AI …

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Raising the bar: Why FSB isn’t waving the white label flag to regulation

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FSB has implemented ‘state-of-the-art systems’ for customer protection to prevent future issues for its white label platform. Dave McDowell, FSB CEO, added that the recent crackdown on white label operators by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) shows that the regulator isn’t afraid to take “pretty severe measures” against companies who don’t raise their game when it comes to customer protection, …

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