Tag Archives: sports betting

Operator CEOs head 20/20 Vision track at Betting on Sports 2019

Betting on Sports 2019 20/20 Vision Track

Jesper Svensson, CEO of Betsson, and Pinnacle CEO Paris Smith are among the leaders offering their insights on the key issues shaping the betting industry as part of the 20/20 Vision – The Future In Focus track of Betting on Sports 2019.  The track, which takes place on the second full day (Thursday 19 September) of SBC’s flagship event at …

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William Hill enters mobile betting market in New Jersey

Just in time for the kick off of the much anticipated NFL season, William Hill and FanDuel are looking to enrich the sports betting experience in New Jersey, offering mobile betting to its punters. The two firms commenced offering mobile sports betting New Jersey on Saturday night, becoming part of the State’s growing mobile sports betting market and taking the number …

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Winning Post: Complications continue over Italian regulations

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Australia: betting market – new (Aussie) rules? In Australia, the coming of POC taxes, combined with the tightening of online gaming regulations, has been well reported. But now we can see it starting to shape the Australian market through financial results, especially given the wave of consolidation – and market exits. While the majority of operators are seeing these developments …

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ICS‑digital’s Ben Jones: iGaming and the future of entertainment

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After hitting £31.23 billion by the end of 2016, the iGaming industry’s total worth is forecasted to reach £57.73 billion by the end of 2020, writes ICS‑digital Marketing Executive Ben Jones. In the past decade, the world of iGaming has exploded. Since the introduction of new legislation in 2014, the UK’s remote gambling sector alone has increased more than three …

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U.S Court considers New Jersey bid to legalise sports betting

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The U.S Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the state of New Jersey to legalise sports betting within its borders. The decision means that the case will be heard in the country’s highest court, with New Jersey having to convince five of the court’s nine justices to side with it against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act …

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John Pettit – Playtech BGT: Unifying individual strengths, dynamics & intelligence

Unifying all of its sports betting assets under the Playtech BGT Sports division, leading industry technology provider Playtech aims to bring market innovation through the optimal convergence of its joint products, services and user engagement mechanisms. John Pettit Managing Director of Playtech BGT UK, Ireland, Australia & Asia details to SBC readers his firm’s serious intent at challenging the sports …

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New Jersey’s bid to legalise sports betting continues

On Wednesday a court of twelve judges heard the case of whether New Jersey’s plan to introduce sportsbooks to its casinos and racetracks is legal under federal law.  The potential market in the USA is huge, as evidenced by the case of Nevada. Sports betting is legal there and $4.2bn (£2.9bn) was taken in wagering last year. Unsurprisingly many states are …

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Colossus Bets products launched in Nigeria by 1960Bet and NairaBet

Two betting operators based in Nigeria, 1960Bet and NairaBet, have agreed a deal with Colossus Bets to launch the company’s products on their sites. Both are leading bookmakers in the country. The terms of the agreement will see both 1960Bet and NairaBet launch the Colossus collection, including the flagship Pick 7 Colossus, which is live now on both sites. Akin Alabi, Founder and CEO …

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Tipico and Couchsport team up for betting app Stake It

Berlin based operator Couchsport has announced the release of its second betting app Stake it, via a partnership with Tipico.  This app follows on from the success of Tippn, an app released in Germany last year by sports betting provider Tipico and startup Couchsports. Alex Napetschnig, Founder of Couchsport, said of the app: “Building on the success of Tippn, we want to …

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Ian Hunter – MRG Systems – My ICE

ICE Totally Gaming takes place between February 2nd to February 4th at London’s ExCeL Centre. As the largest iGaming event in the UK calendar there’s always a lot going on, and plenty of industry figures to talk to.  Here SBC profiles Ian Hunter of MRG Systems to see how they prepare and what he’s excited about ahead of this year’s event. …

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