Tag Archives: Jette Nygaard-Andersen

SBC Summit Barcelona to mark return of major betting and igaming industry events

SBC Summit Barcelona

Next week’s SBC Summit Barcelona will mark the long-awaited return of major international business events for the sports betting and igaming industry with a high-level conference and exhibition attended by the sector’s major players.  With Barcelona open for large-scale events and free from quarantine requirements for visitors, the 2021 edition of the Global Betting and iGaming Show will go ahead …

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Flutter joins EGBA as organisation strengthens sustainability pledge

Flutter Entertainment has become the latest operator to join the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA). By joining the Brussels-based trade group, Flutter has reiterated its commitment to industry responsibility and safer gambling across the European betting and gaming sector, with the organisation representing EU licenced and regulated operators. The Dublin-based FTSE 100 company joins a range of prominent betting …

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Betting and gaming affiliates set for SBC Summit Barcelona meet-up

SBC Summit Barcelona

This month’s SBC Summit Barcelona will be one of 2021’s key meeting points for operators and affiliates, with more than 130 affiliate businesses set to attend the global betting and igaming show. The event will take place as planned at Fira de Barcelona Montjuïc on 21 – 24 September, as Catalonia and Barcelona are fully open for business events. It …

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SofaScore set to make exhibition debut at SBC Summit Barcelona

SofaScore, the live score specialist, is set to exhibit at a betting and gaming industry event for the first time when it takes part in next month’s SBC Summit Barcelona. The Summit takes place on 21 – 24 September, when senior executives and key decision makers from international sports betting operators will gather at Fira de Barcelona Montjuïc for a …

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Jette Nygaard-Andersen to deliver ‘Entain to Entertain’ keynote at SBC Summit Barcelona

Jette Nygaard-Andersen at SBC Summit Barcelona

Jette Nygaard-Andersen, the CEO of Entain, is to share the thinking behind the company’s much discussed move towards creating a global leader not just in betting and gaming, but also in interactive entertainment, when she delivers a keynote at next month’s SBC Summit Barcelona conference and exhibition. The keynote will open the first day of the conference (22 September) at …

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Entain acquires Unikrn platform to advance its esports vision

Entain has laid out a blueprint in a bid to achieve its goals of becoming “a world leader in sports betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment,” spearheaded by the acquisition of the technology platform, products and team of Unikrn. The purchase of the esports betting and entertainment media firm is expected to be finalised later in the year, and comes amid the appointment …

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SBC Leaders: Why technology is an ‘enabler’ for player entertainment

“Technology is all about what it can do to the player experience, how it generates excitement and even the social elements that it creates,” Jette Nygaard-Andersen, CEO of Entain, told SBC Leaders as she highlighted the ways technology can enable new consumer behaviours. In an exclusive interview with SBC Leaders, Nygaard-Andersen shone a light on the first six months as …

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Entain hits peak online momentum as leadership launches £100m innovation programme 

Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

Entain Plc has lauded its diversified business model as the FTSE100 gambling group achieved 22 consecutive quarters of double-digit online growth.  Publishing its interim 2021 trading results (period ending 30 June), Entain registered group revenues of £1.79 billion, up 11% on corresponding 2020’s results of £1.61 billion. Period growth was attributed to improved online trading across all markets (except Germany), …

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Entain invests in enhanced protections for interactive entertainment audience

Entain Plc is planning on improving safety and support structures of its interactive entertainment projects as the company aims to implement lessons learned in other sectors to safeguard the growth of its wider customer base. Through its not-for-profit Entain Foundation, the Group plans to build on work initiated with partners in the US to help video gaming and esports players …

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Entain accelerates igaming content development across multiple markets

Entain has announced plans to double investment in its in-house game studios to accelerate content development across several international markets, including the UK, the Baltics and the US. New content will include ‘first of their kind’ free-to-play slot tournaments, which so far have seen over 30,000 UK-based Entain customers take part in June following the launch, whilst international customers of …

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