Tag Archives: US

888’s SI Sportsbook ‘powers consumer deposits’ in Nuvei partnership

888 has announced its partnership with Nuvei, a payment processing company, which will provide a payment solution for the betting company’s recently launched SI Sportsbook. In alliance, Nuvei is to supply it’s instant bank payment solution to 888 in order to ‘power consumer deposits’ to the sportsbook platform, ‘providing seamless, real-time’ bank account funding. Yaniv Sherman, SVP Head of US …

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Anton Kaszubowski: The US is becoming a big name game

The US market has become the golden goose of the global sports betting industry, presenting itself as the ‘land of opportunity’ for those looking to expand their international footprint.  Strategy expert Anton Kaszubowski – Founder and Managing Director at SBC Advisory Partners – takes a look at why the US market has become a ‘big name game’ and why mergers …

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Better Collective Spotlight: Gaining a unique US position via Action Network

Better Collective Spotlight: Gaining a unique US position via Action Network

With more and more states weighing up the opportunities that betting regulation can bring, Marc Pedersen – CEO US at Better Collective – believes that the US is the obvious place for the sports betting media Group to continue its execution strategy. In this month’s Better Collective spotlight, Pedersen spoke to SBC about the ways in which Action Network will …

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Keep to core business: How Internet Vikings is handling hosting

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Having a physical server in a data center is not “core business”. Now, this is a stance which could be attributed to so many companies offering any sort of online service, but it definitely applies to igaming operators increasingly pressured in so many other key areas. As part of this exclusive interview for SBC, Internet Vikings founder Rickard Vikström spoke …

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Time for growth: Triggy’s new CEO, data and the US market

SBC sat down with Triggy’s new CEO Martina Åkerlund and co-founder Björn Nilsson to discuss what the future holds for Åkerlund in her new role, as well as how her previous experience in the banking industry will influence her leadership especially when Triggy is expanding and entering the US market. SBC: Firstly, congratulations on the new role! Why did you …

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National economies: What role does sports betting play?

The ethical implications of introducing a legalised betting framework can be considered ‘controversial’, said Alexandra Kalchuk at BetInvest. She explained that there is a balance to be achieved for countries that wish to benefit from the economy boost betting can bring while acknowledging – and containing – some of the problems or reputational issues that come with the decision. In …

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Spotlight Sports Group enhances US content

Spotlight Sports Group has revealed plans to grow its content portfolio with more in-depth analysis, pre-game and in-game statistics and picks for the four major US sports. The new content will be aimed at both retail outlets and online sportsbooks, having been designed to ‘educate and reach new customers across the US’ as more states continue to legalise sports betting. …

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William Hill reduces cashburn as focus shifts to reopenings

William Hill has reduced its ‘cashburn’ and further restructured terms on its debt bonds, as the company secures full financial flexibility navigating COVID-19 headwinds. Publishing both a Q1 trading update for the unaudited 17 weeks to 28 April 2020 as well as a COVID-19 update, William Hill revealed that retail closures, a drop in sports betting markets and international coronavirus …

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International profile buoys Flutter during troubled times

The continuation of racing across Australia and the US has come as a welcome relief for Flutter Entertainment, as its retail estate faces a blow from the postponement of global sporting events. Publishing a Q1 trading update for the three months ended 31 March 2020, Flutter reported group-wide year-on-year revenue growth of 16% in Q1, reported at £547 million for …

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