Erin-Marie Gallagher

SIS takes greyhound content down under with Sportsbet deal

SIS takes greyhound content down under with Sportsbet deal

Sportsbet will strengthen its coverage of UK and Irish greyhound content after signing a new agreement with Sports Information Services (SIS).  The operator’s new greyhound offering will consist of up to 53 meetings per week from British tracks including Central Park, Crayford, Doncaster, Harlow, Henlow, Hove, Monmore, Romford, and Towcester as well as Irish action from Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick, Mullingar, …

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Ross Haselhurst to lead mkodo’s digital delivery strategy

Ross Haselhurst to lead mkodo’s digital delivery strategy

Ross Haselhurst has been named as the new Digital Delivery Director for mkodo, strengthening the company’s digital expertise.  In a newly created role, Haselhurst will take responsibility for mkodo’s product delivery as well as ensuring that “projects and processes are matured to drive results for clients”. “It is a fantastic opportunity for me to join mkodo and the Pollard family …

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Inside Edge: How much truth is there to the ‘Manager Bounce’?

Inside Edge: How much truth is there to the ‘Manager Bounce’?

In this week’s Inside Edge analysis, Joe Mellor and Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic –break down whether Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea’s new manager, can bring a new lease of life for the Blues, and if there is more value in ‘goals’ or ‘outright’ markets. Monday started with Frank Lampard becoming the second Premier League casualty of …

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Golden Race gains GLI approval for South African entry

Golden Race gains GLI approval for South African entry

Golden Race has been certified as a wagering B2B provider in South Africa after receiving the green light from Gaming Laboratories International Africa (GLI) to roll out its new V4 solution. The new certification solidifies Golden Race’s position in the South African market, allowing the virtual sports and betting technologies provider to offer its online products and solutions across the …

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Why self-regulation is fundamental to realising gaming’s potential in India

Why self-regulation is fundamental to realising gaming’s potential in India

Skill gaming is one of the fastest growing ‘sunrise economies’ in India, according to Sunil Krishnamurthy – general secretary of the All India Gaming Federation Advisory Board (AIGF) – but without a self-regulated market, gaming’s economic potential cannot be fully realised. Speaking as part of the BetConstruct sponsored gaming track on the second and final day of the SBC Digital …

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White Hat Gaming strengthens social responsibility standards following UKGC investigation

White Hat Gaming strengthens social responsibility standards following UKGC investigation

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has ordered White Hat Gaming to pay a £1.3 million regulatory settlement after an investigation identified ‘inadequate anti-money laundering and social responsibility procedures’. The operator’s payment has been made ‘in lieu of a financial penalty’ and will be directed towards delivering the National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms. In a statement, the UKGC stated that …

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Keith Laidlaw joins FSB advisory board

Keith Laidlaw joins FSB advisory board

FSB has strengthened its leadership team after confirming that Keith Laidlaw will join the company’s advisory board to support IT and technology strategy. The software provider lauded the technological experience of Laidlaw, who previously held senior level roles at Entain (formerly known as GVC Holdings), Party Gaming and OnGame. In his new role, he will work alongside Sam Lawrence, FSB’s …

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Esports is having its big moment, but will it last? 

Esports is having its big moment, but will it last? 

Esports has been a big topic of conversation in recent years, but what actually is it? For betting operators, there are basically two types of esports; hardcore video game competition such as CSGO, Dota, League of Legends etc. And sport replacement, or so called crisis content, which includes FIFA, NBA2k, and Ice Hockey. Prior to the COVID pandemic, sport replacement …

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Simon Johnson to lead Scientific Games’ EMEA growth

Simon Johnson to lead Scientific Games’ EMEA growth

Simon Johnson will oversee the gaming teams for Scientific Games in Europe, the Middle East and Africa after being promoted to Senior Vice President and Managing Director EMEA. In his new role, Johnson will now assume responsibility for the company’s ‘course of strategic direction’ across the EMEA as the company seeks new growth opportunities in the region. Johnson initially joined …

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SBC Digital – India: Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development

Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development in India

The main goal for introducing a legalised sports betting framework across India is to protect the end user, said Sportradar’s William Howie, who stressed that regulated operators have a responsibility to ensure that their offering is more engaging than that of the grey market. Howie, Head of Premium Cricket at Sportradar, spoke as part of a cricket-focused panel at this …

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