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Focus on regulated markets drives Kindred Q1 growth

Focus on regulated markets drives Kindred Q1 growth

Kindred Group Plc’s focus on regulated European markets, alongside a return of a strong sporting calendar, has helped drive the operator’s growth during Q1 2021. Publishing its financial results for the three months ended 31 March, Kindred reported that EBITDA had jumped from £32.5 million in the corresponding period last year to £97.6 million – something which the operator group …

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Martin Lycka: The importance of being liquid

Market-by-market, regulators face critical choices in how to govern the intricacies of managing product liquidity vital for all online gambling disciplines. Martin Lycka, Entain Plc’s Senior VP of North American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling examines how regulators should approach online gambling’s complex liquidity conundrum, maintaining a balance between effective market management and commercial appeal for consumers. ____________________ Liquidity is …

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Delasport: Growing a global footprint through technology

Delasport: Growing a global footprint through technology

When considering global expansion, technology should always be your greatest enabler. That’s according to Avi Shemesh, Founder of Delasport, who explained why the best technology is key to meeting the needs of players across multiple gaming jurisdictions. SBC: Delasport has grown its global footprint in recent years, having established a presence in Europe, Latin America and the US. How do …

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Sportradar adds 10-year extension to EHF integrity deal

Sportradar adds 10-year extension to EHF integrity deal

Sportradar has extended its integrity partnership with the European Handball Federation (EHF) for a further 10 years.  Under the agreement, Sportradar Integrity Services will provide a range of solutions and services to help safeguard EHF national team, club and international youth competitions from integrity threats through to 2030. Celebrating the 10-year extension, Sportradar Integrity Services Managing Director Andreas Krannich said: …

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Alberto Alfieri: Leading the way for Gamingtec’s B2C growth

Earlier this year, Gamingtec set itself an ambitious goal of making significant headway in the B2C sector, which doesn’t come without its own set of challenges. Heading up Gamingtec’s B2C division is Alberto Alfieri (pictured), who will lead the way for the company’s expansion into additional European markets. Discussing plans for his new role, Alfieri looked back upon childhood lessons …

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EU research agency demands urgent action on loot box consumer safeguards

The European Union (EU) has been urged to improve and align standards and safeguards related to loot boxes’ design features and consumer interactions. The recommendation follows research undertaken by the EU’s committee on ‘Internal Market and Consumer Protection’ (IMCO), which analysed ‘loot boxes in online games’ and ‘their effect on young consumers’.    The IMCO report has been described as the …

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BtoBet: Personalizing UX for the European player

Personalization

In a relatively short time span the European market has become a saturated environment for operators, who routinely face big challenges with regards to player acquisition, retention and churn. All this whilst keeping in mind that the vast majority of betting sites offer essentially the same odds, bet types and markets. Therefore, personalization is a must to mitigate these challenges, …

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6 of the Best – ECOMMPAY’s Paul Marcantonio

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Paul Marcantonio, Head of UK & Western Europe at ECOMMPAY. Read on to discover which England international side provided a sporting highlight, a best bet that hasn’t yet landed and which category proved to be particularly tough. Best Holiday Not a particularly glamorous, but my best holiday experience was/is Olu Deniz in …

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A no-deal brexit would be detrimental for British horse racing industry, warns Goffs’ chairman

The UK Chairman of Bloodstock sales group Goffs, Henry Beeby, has warned MPs that allowing a no-deal Brexit to occur will have adverse effects on the breeding and racing industries in the UK. Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal suffered an overwhelming defeat in the House of Commons on Tuesday, which has dented hopes for a secure future in the …

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Dave Hammond: “The SBTech culture is one of winning and driving expansion”

Earlier this month, Dave Hammond left his role as B2B Divisions Director at Paddy Power Betfair to take up the reign as COO of SBTech, charged with driving growth through 2019 and beyond. Following the appointment we spoke to Hammond regarding the transition, personal and company-wide ambitions, the future of online sports betting and much more. ____________________ SBC: Why was …

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