Luke Massey

Inside Edge: Penalties galore…but has the market overcorrected?

penalties - Referee Peter Bankes checks the VAR pitch side monitor before giving a penalty for a hand ball against Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier during the Premier League match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.

Over the next few months, Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – is doing a Friday round-up of the best of the weekend’s sporting activity. As you can imagine, penalties are top of this week’s agenda. Three game weeks down and we’re beginning to get a taste of what this Premier League season may have in …

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SB Betting: Preparing to explore more African countries

SB Betting

SB Betting Software is ready to explore more countries with Premierbet, a pan-African operator whose team used the lockdown period to make a major upgrade to its platform. Speaking exclusively to SBC News, SB Betting Software COO Michal Glowacki (pictured) was full of praise for the operator’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Operating across Africa, Premierbet was hit by the …

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SIS: Offering an omni-channel experience for online and retail customers

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Rachel Coulson, Head of Product Proposition at SIS, highlights how operators can adjust their online sportsbook offering to optimise engagement with both online and retail customers within the current climate. Retail has long been the cornerstone of the betting industry in many countries and for a significant proportion of bettors it is the place where they will always choose to …

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WTC: Why you should move your gaming business to Gibraltar

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In the first of a two-part series, Brian Stevendale – a 20-year veteran of the Fairhomes Group, an Investment and Property Development Group located in the World Trade Center Gibraltar – writes for SBC News about the gaming-friendly ecosystem on ‘the Rock’ and why so many enjoy doing business in the sun. Julian Jarvis is the CEO at Pragmatic Play, …

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“Unafraid to invest”: Africa potential drives 22BET’s PSG deal

PSG - Kylian Mbappe - FOOTBALL : OGC Nice vs Paris SG - Ligue 1 Ubereat - Nice (Photo by Lionel Urman/Sipa USA)

While some sportsbooks see Africa as an afterthought, 22BET is “unafraid to invest” in it. That was a key takeaway from an SBC News interview with Olatunji Idowu (Director of 22BET Africa), who took us through the operator’s recent deal with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and mapped out some of its key target markets in the continent. SBC: Can you summarise …

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Inside Edge: Goals, goals and more goals…but no draws

goals - Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha (back centre) scores his side's third goal of the game during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester.

Over the next few months, Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – will be looking at the best of the weekend’s sporting activity. This time, it takes more of a ‘lessons learned’ approach now that the ‘Big Five’ football leagues are all back in action. Can the goalfest really continue? Why are we seeing no draws? And are the …

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Bitcoin, Brazil and the Bombay Club: Tim Heath on all things Coingaming

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Tim Heath recently stepped down as CEO of the Coingaming Group to focus on its fast-growing venture capital (VC) fund. He explains how Christmas musings brought lift off for the group and how its VC fund opens doors for Bitcasino.io and Sportsbet.io, before discussing his “new baby” and first of its kind for the industry – the Bombay Club. You …

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Fonbet marketing: Alexey Khobot on promotion in an era of restrictions

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Alexey Khobot, who joined Fonbet shortly after its launch in 1994, created the company’s first software and now develops robots, spoke to SBC about its early approach to marketing and the ways in which legislative restrictions have influenced promotions. Early years – the reasons for no marketing “The company has been around for over 25 years, but only recently started …

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Sportsbook Widgets from Altenar – a versatile tool for early player engagement

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Stanislav Silin, CEO for sportsbook software and services provider Altenar, mentioned sportsbook widgets as a new feature for its sportsbook in a new video series “Coffee Break with Altenar”, which was launched on social media a couple of weeks ago.  SBC: In one of the first episodes (see video embed above), you introduced a new product addition for Altenar – …

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BtoBet and Aspire: Mixing emerging market strength with mature market clout

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BtoBet‘s acquisition by Aspire Global was an “ideal match” for both companies, who have found a mutual balance in each other to achieve their goals. That was the view of BtoBet founder Alessandro Fried, who explained that his company has gained a partner to quickly reach markets missing from its global footprint, while Aspire has filled an important gap for …

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