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Countdown to Cheltenham: Fitzdares on boosting engagement ahead of The Festival

There’s less than a week to go in the Countdown to Cheltenham, and the racing industry has turned its attention to the runners and riders which are tipped for success.  Speaking to William Woodhams, CEO of Fitzdares, he told SBC that the pre-Festival events such as The Fitzdares Club have been key in boosting engagement with the four-day event for …

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Betting on Sports Europe to address industry’s looming crisis

Betting on Sports Europe 2020

What can the sports betting industry do to avert an industry-wide crisis across Europe will be a key theme at this year’s Betting on Sports Europe conference, being held at Stamford Bridge on 2-4 June.  The conference will take place against a backdrop of the sports betting industry coming under fire from both politicians and the media, with the criticism …

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SBC continues to grow media operation with SlotBeats addition

SBC has continued to grow to its news network with the launch of SlotBeats, sister site to leading online and land-based casino news portal CasinoBeats.  SlotBeats is the latest addition to SBC’s expanding media operation, which includes websites that attract a monthly audience of more than 170,000 unique visitors from the gambling and sports industries, as well as the SBC …

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On-course bookies rail against ‘severe’ age-verification penalties

Members of the racing industry have expressed concerns over the UK Gambling Commission’s ‘absolutely horrendous’ decision to make seven on-course bookmakers pay what amounts to 2.5% of their gross profit for an entire year, as a penalty for allegedly allowing a 16-year-old was able to place a £5 bet at Royal Ascot 2019. The seven bookmakers affected have been granted …

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SBC selects GamblingCompliance as Official Compliance Partner

SBC selects GamblingCompliance as Official Compliance Partner

GamblingCompliance, the leading provider of independent legal, regulatory and business intelligence to the global gambling sector, has been selected as the Official Compliance Partner for SBC’s 2020 programme of market-leading sports betting and igaming industry events. The two businesses have an established working relationship, but the new enhanced media partnership will see GamblingCompliance take on a more high-profile role at …

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Major industry players ‘honoured’ to be shortlisted for coveted SBC Awards

SBC Awards 2019

The SBC Awards 2019 ceremony is fast approaching and the shortlisted companies are eagerly awaiting one of the most prestigious events in the sports betting and igaming industry calendar.  The awards were originally founded to recognise the achievements of the companies driving innovation and growth in the gaming sector, and since their inception in 2014 have grown significantly both in …

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SBC to strengthen operator relationships with Kelly Kehn appointment

SBC to strengthen operator relationships with Kelly Kehn appointment

SBC has moved to further strengthen its close associations with the world’s leading sports betting and igaming operators with the appointment of Kelly Kehn to the key role of Global Relationships Director. Kehn is highly-regarded in the gaming industry, holding a number of senior positions over the last eight years, most recently as the Co-Founder of All-In Diversity Project, the …

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Operator attendance soars 37% at Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports 2019 Operator CEO panel

The status of the Betting on Sports and CasinoBeats Summit events as the leading forums for international operators was further strengthened by a 37% increase in operator delegates at the 2019 edition. The September events, which were both held at Olympia London, saw representatives of 190 operators based in 36 different countries and serving every major market in the world …

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Safer Gambling Forum: ‘The buzz word is understanding’

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. During Responsible Gambling Week (RGWeek 2019), which runs until 13 November, SBC will look at some of the topics addressed during the forum, and what measures the …

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SBC granted associate membership of The European Lotteries

SBC european lotteries

SBC has been accepted as an associate member of The European Lotteries (EL), as it continues to strengthen its working relationship with the state lotteries sector. The membership of the leading European umbrella organisation of national lotteries has been approved by EL’s Executive Committee and is expected to be fully ratified at the General Assembly in June 2020.  SBC has …

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