Luke Massey

EPG: Why working with exemptions could offset SCA setbacks

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Businesses operating in a “tricky industry such as gaming” could see conversion rates significantly drop once Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) is enforced next month, but it is not all doom and gloom writes Christian Diegelmann, CEO of Euro Payment Group (EPG) in Frankfurt and Malta. Here, he provides a quick rundown of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and associated …

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New Jersey bill clears the Golden path to NBA betting

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New Jersey lawmakers have cleared the path for Golden Nugget to take bets on NBA games after lifting restrictions on owners of a professional sports team. The New Jersey State Senate has passed Bill A5463, which reverses a ban on such owners from accepting wagers on that team’s sport. In the Garden State, this applied to Golden Nugget owner Tilman …

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Be there or be square: 3 key threats to your betting business

The future is not now. There are so many factors that influence the success of a betting website. So how can you plan ahead? Jakub Myszkorowski, Chief Commercial Officer at STATSCORE, takes us through three main threats that should not be left ‘uncared’ for, before highlighting a couple of solutions to keep you in the game.  How big is the …

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Keith O’Loughlin, SG Digital: Reimagining Scoreboards

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SG Digital SVP Keith O’Loughlin explores the importance of streamlined visualized data for sports bettors.  As sports betting continues its growth, both in established markets and in the rapidly expanding U.S. space, focus shifts from launches and go-lives to providing unparalleled player experiences. The entertainment landscape is constantly evolving, and with the upward trajectory of the U.S. sports ecosystem, player-centric …

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BtoBet prioritises player prop portfolio for Euro 2020

BtoBet is pushing on with its plans for Euro 2020 – a perfect “hunting ground” for player acquisition and revival – by providing bookmakers with a boosted sports betting package including more options for betting on star players and their statistics. This package, said the industry supplier, has been designed to reflect today’s punters want for more data and analytical …

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FSB Tech facing UKGC review after Blackbet suspension

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More scrutiny is being placed on the UK’s white label operation framework after the Gambling Commission revealed that it has initiated a review into FSB Technology over one of its licensees – Blackbet.co.uk. The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) said it has instigated the review of FSB’s licence under section 116 of the Gambling Act, which authorises it to take such action if it: …

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888 Holdings’ Guy Cohen on purchases, PASPA and poker

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Guy Cohen, SVP, Head of B2C at 888 Holdings, discuss his company’s BetBright deal, operating in the newly regulated US sports betting market, and making plans to restore poker to its former glory. SBC: You have been on an acquisition spree lately. Can you explain the philosophy behind this, particularly regarding your BetBright purchase? GC: Sport was the missing link …

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Better Collective Spotlight: ‘Lead generation’ white label gamification on Betarades

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For this month’s Better Collective Spotlight, we returned to Betarades – a provider of sports insights and free betting tips in Greece – to look at its Tipster League product launched in February. Edward Fowler, Marketing Automation Specialist at Better Collective, shares his insights on the product which lets users guess the outcome of events and compete for attractive monthly …

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Scientific Games lands Turkey National Lottery role

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According to an industry source, Scientific Games has been selected to exclusively supply its lottery instant games, Wave retailer terminals and instant ticket validation system to the consortium selected by the Turkey Wealth Fund to run the Turkey National Lottery. A joint venture (JV) between Italy’s Sisal and Turkish media giant Demirören Holding has secured the operating rights to the …

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Sportingtech to show Pulse power in Uganda through BetOn

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Sportingtech has increased its African market share by closing a deal with MENA Sports Consulting, trading as BetOn in Uganda. BetOn will be running off Sportingtech’s multi-management platform, Pulse, which combines sports, technology, casino games and betting into a single solution.  The Sportingtech platform is available through online, mobile and retail, utilising key features such as risk analysis tools, content …

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