Tag Archives: FSB

FSB names Andrew Bowen as new CFO

Sports betting platform and systems provider FSB has strengthened its leadership team after appointing Andrew Bowen as its new chief financial officer.  Prior to his new role, Bowen has accrued a number of years of senior-level experience in corporate and operational finance across the gambling sectors having previously served as the Finance Director of the eGaming Division at Ladbrokes.  From …

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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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UKGC – ‘white label compliance cannot be transferred’

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued a reminder to its remote operating licence holders regarding their obligations relating to compliance when operating gambling websites, including white labelled sites. The regulator has warned white label solutions providers that they hold the responsibility for the actions of their clients and that requirements on compliance – ‘cannot be transferred to any other …

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FSB Tech ranks 13 on Sunday Times ‘Tech Track 100’

FSB Tech has ranked as the thirteenth fastest growth UK enterprise in The Sunday Times ‘Tech Track 100’. Updating every year, the Tech Track 100 lists an index of the UK’s fastest-growing tech organisations, with experts judging a number of key criteria including year-on-year sales performance, technology development, operational management and market proposition. Generating a progressive year-on-year sales rise of 175% …

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Fitzdares bets big on ‘industry-first’ live chat app engagement

Private bookmaker Fitzdares has announced an ‘industry-first’ after launching a ‘built-in live chat function’ to support its mobile betting app. The premium bookmaker details ‘a game-changing service’ for its members, delivering a centralised hub to check prices, place bets or even ask for an opinion/advice from the Fitzdares trading team all from within the app. The launch of the live chat …

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Paul Graham, Mark Jarvis: The FOBT ruling has been tough for independent bookmakers

With the FOBT ruling coming into play earlier this year, the effect upon retail-focused bookmakers has been tough, with some having to close their doors for good. In a chat with Paul Graham from Mark Jarvis Racing, he told SBC that the FOBT ruling has been tough on independent bookmakers, but that he hopes the new partnership with FSB will …

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Round table – FSB: The future of sportsbook personalisation

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Some of the leading suppliers to the sports betting industry offered their insights into the future for sportsbook personalisation based on automated customer segmentation, advanced behavioural analysis and predictive AI-driven models. The second round table participant was FSB, who last week struck a new deal with Mark Jarvis Racing, one of the leading independent bookmakers in the UK. The company …

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Richard Thorp departs as FSB commercial lead

Richard Thorp long-term commercial lead for sports betting platform and systems provider FSB Tech, has confirmed through a Linkedin update, his departure from the company as Business Development Director. A seasoned executive in industry commercial development and marketing, Thorp has served as FSB’s commercial lead since 2014, joining the firm’s founding enterprise team from the Racing Post. Charged with leading …

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