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SBC’s On The Ball – International insight

The Russian World Cup kicked off in style yesterday evening, with the hosts taking apart an amateur looking Saudi Arabia side, in front of a jubilant Moscow crowd. To mark the commencing of football’s showpiece event, this edition of On The Ball aims to give a greater insight into some international stories, analysing the 2026 World Cup, as well as …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Read on to hear Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale discuss a nearly moment for England, a duo of 1994 kit highlights and what …

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Why the time is right for a North American World Cup

Whilst the footballing world is heavily focused on Russia 2018, in less than one week FIFA will congregate on Moscow to announce the destination of the 2026 World Cup. Football’s governing body will decide whether the joint bid by the USA, Mexico and Canada is successful or whether the tournament is heading to the North African region of Morocco for …

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Flexible Kambi platform drives major UI upgrade on LeoVegas

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LeoVegas has overhauled the user interface (UI) on its sportsbook by using a new open API from Kambi, the operator’s sports betting supplier since its June 2016 launch. Kambi’s open APIs enable its customers to build on top of the sportsbook platform, affording them the key ability to innovate and differentiate in the market. LeoVegas has taken this “unique opportunity” …

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Sportech expands US focus as governance aims to reverse 2017 declines

London-listed betting and racing systems provider Sportech Plc has detailed its corporate recovery plan, following a tough 2017 in which the company restructured its operations having undertaken strategic review and cost reduction programme.   Publishing its full-year 2017 results, Sportech governance declares corporate losses of £23 million, as company trading was impacted by a number of high-cost write-downs. In its …

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Sportradar’s Neale Deeley: The quest for a legal, protected and competitive US market

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Sportradar’s Neale Deeley spoke to SBC News about the potential of a legalised sports betting market in the US, which he says has been both “overestimated” in terms of how quickly it can all become real, and “underestimated” in relation to the size of each state. For example, he notes that people know about California’s huge economy, but don’t realise that …

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Winning Post – Gambling debate rages on in British Parliament

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Belgium and Australia: Fiscal-regulatory policy – The house doesn’t always win Gambling operators have been on the wrong side of global fiscal-regulatory developments with alarming regulatory of late; but trends are there …

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SBC Global launches Americas dedicated website

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Sports betting event organiser and media company SBC Global has launched a brand new website this week dedicated to covering news and developments in the burgeoning Americas markets. SBC Americas (www.sbcamericas.com) will specialise in all aspects of sportsbook, betting, gaming and gambling in the Americas including North, Central, Latin and South America as well as Canada and the Caribbean. Joining …

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Winning Post – UKGC recommendation gives hope to bookies

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: DCMS Review – Gambling Commission recommendations The Gambling Commission has published its advice to the government on action to be taken under the DCMS Review into machine stakes, …

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Problem gambling awareness never been more important for USA

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Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) is underway in the USA, with the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), in collaboration with its affiliates, members and corporate partners across the country, now hosting its 14th such initiative. Titled “Have the Conversation,” this year places a focus on the importance of an open dialogue and candid discussion around the issue of problem …

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