Erin-Marie Gallagher

EPIC selected as CSPPA gambling awareness partner

EPIC selected as CSPPA gambling awareness partner

EPIC Risk Management has been selected by the Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association (CSPPA) to become its global Gambling Awareness Partner. This agreement, lauded as the ‘first of its kind’, will see EPIC and CSPPA work together to minimise gambling-related harm within the esports sector. “We’re delighted to announce such a landmark  agreement. I must applaud the leadership of the CSPPA …

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Spotlight Sports Group ramps up Cheltenham excitement with Coral mini-series

Spotlight Sports Group ramps up Cheltenham excitement with Coral mini-series

In the run up to this year’s Cheltenham Festival, Spotlight Sports Group and Coral have teamed up to produce a new cinematic mini-series.  The mini-series, entitled ‘My Festival’, will consist of five cinematic features with insights from Coral ambassadors Colin Tizzard, Tom Scudamore and Chris Hughes. Sam Houlding, Spotlight Sports Group Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are excited to be …

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Low6 remains ‘on track’ for Q2 IPO

Low6 remains ‘on track’ for Q2 IPO

Low6’s plans to launch an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in Q2 2021 ‘remain on track’, according to Pires Investments – a shareholder in the mobile betting games and app developer. On 14 December 2020, Pires purchased the shares for a total consideration of £200,010. This was followed by Low6’s closure of a pre-IPO round, which subsequently raised £3.3 million in …

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EuropeBet goes live with LVision’s BetBooster

EuropeBet goes live with LVision’s BetBooster

EuropeBet has enhanced its sportsbook offering after becoming the latest company to integrate LVision’s BetBooster product. By going live with the bet stimulation technology, EuropeBet will be able to drive engagement among sports bettors ahead of an ‘action-packed calendar of sports in 2021 including the rescheduled European Football Championships’. “EuropeBet is a brand I really admire, and I’m thrilled we’re …

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Soft2Bet boosts Nordic expertise with Noer promotion

Soft2Bet boosts Nordic expertise with Noer promotion

Peter Christian Noer has been selected as Soft2Bet’s new Regional Manager for the Nordic markets, strengthening the sportsbook platform provider’s position within the region. Following an ‘impressive spell’ as the Country Manager for Sweden, Noer will now take responsibility for helping Soft2Bet to continue growing its footprint across Sweden, Norway and Finland – three areas identified as ‘key territories’ for …

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Microgame: Capitalising on the ‘step change’ for Italy’s betting market

Microgame: Capitalising on the 'step change' for Italy's betting market

The pandemic has brought about a ‘step change’ in the development of the Italian betting market, said Microgame CEO Marco Castaldo (pictured, left), who believes that operators are now beginning to realise the online growth potential. Speaking ahead of next week’s SBC Digital Italy, he explained why those operators who can differentiate the overall user experience by specific player segments …

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Inside Edge: Could Bayern take gold in the Champions League?

Inside Edge: Could Bayern take gold in the Champions League?

With the Champions League just around the corner, Joe Mellor and Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – explain why they’re backing Bayern for the title and why Guardiola’s men could be the ‘pick from the English bunch’. A lot can happen from the end of the Champions League and Europa League group stages and the …

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Intertops celebrates 25 years since first online bet with revamped sportsbook

Intertops celebrates 25 years since first online bet with revamped sportsbook

Intertops has celebrated 25 years since it became the first company to accept an online bet by launching its new, redesigned in-play sportsbook. On January 17 1996, Jukka Honkavaara – now a SBC Hall of Fame inductee – placed a $50 wager with Intertops on Tottenham Hotspur to beat Hereford United in an FA Cup fourth round tie. With odds …

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Betfair enhances video content with Spotlight Sports Group extension

Betfair

Spotlight Sports Group has extended and expanded its live video content partnership with Betfair which will focus around the Racing Post Live show. Every Saturday afternoon through 2021, Racing Post Live will broadcast live reactions from racing experts as well as exchange prices and tipping throughout the day’s racing. With the aim of driving bettor engagement, the video partnership will …

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Australia’s Senet launches new CSR accreditation

Australia’s Senet launches new CSR accreditation

Senet – an Australian gambling law, regulatory, and compliance advisory – has released a new compliance accreditation to protect individuals from the risks associated with problem gambling and money laundering. Known as Senet Assure and Senet Assure Premium, the accreditation has been designed to safeguard gaming organisations and venues, their customers, and their communities. Paul Newson, a regulatory and gambling …

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