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Betfred plan mobile first strategy for Aussie market entry

SBC News Betfred plan mobile first strategy for Aussie market entry

Betfred announced plans to launch its brand in Australia, applying a mobile first strategy to its marketing and operations, as it aims to establish itself in the market. Betfred believes that utilising mobile channels for the Australian igaming market will create a point of difference between them and their competitors. Luke Brill Managing Director of Betfred Australia, announced that the …

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Brazil Internet Constitution Policy set to restrict igaming operators

SBC News Brazil Internet Constitution Policy set to restrict igaming operators

Brazilian Government drafted its ‘Internet Constitution Policy’, a set bills designed to implement policies and standards for governance and regulating internet and digital use in the region. Part of the drafted Bill has been geared towards implementing potential policy for the governance of igaming in Brazil. The Bill sets to implement restrictions on use of unlicensed online gambling and sports …

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Mark Davies Camberton: gambling industry has fallen behind the curve

SBC News Mark Davies Camberton: gambling industry has fallen behind the curve

Ahead of the Betting on Football Conference – 8th of May Stamford Bridge, Team SBC catches up with Mark Davies of Camberton Public Relations to discuss marketing context and brand management ahead of new legislation for igaming and sports betting operators. Mark Davies is an expert at gaming and sports betting public relations, corporate communications, reputation management and stakeholder management. …

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UKGC to host workshops on illegal gaming machines

SBC News UKGC to host workshops on illegal gaming machines

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is set to plan a series of training workshops in order to help local councils identify illegal gaming machines in their constituencies. The UKGC is set to provide training in partnership under its Local Authority Liaison Unit (LALU) The training courses in identifying illegal machines will be set in gaming premises such retail  bookmakers and …

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Phumelela Gaming taken to South African court over unfair pricing

SBC News Phumelela Gaming taken to South African court over unfair pricing

Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Ltd South Africa’s biggest racetrack owners, have been taken to court over unfair increases in racetrack fees operations and track broadcasting. South African news sources report that 37 regional bookmakers, mostly operating from the Gauteng province, have filed against the Johannesburg racetrack operator. Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Ltd increased the price to purchase live broadcasts of …

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Fred Done selects Injured Jockey Fund as the Betfred Charity of the Year

SBC News Fred Done selects Injured Jockey Fund as the Betfred Charity of the Year

Fred Done owner of UK sports betting and gambling operator Betfred has plans to raise £2.2 million for the Injured Jockey Fund (IJF). The money raised from Betfred donations will be used for the creation of Jack Berry House, an injury centre in Malton North Yorkshire which will focus on the rehabilitation of injured jockeys. The injury centre is currently …

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Erkki Nikunen appointed Finnplay VP of Sales

SBC News Erkki Nikunen appointed Finnplay VP of Sales

Finnplay, the Gaming software provider, which specializes in agile, affordable and customized gaming solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Erkki Nikunen as Vice President of Sales for the company. Prior to joining Finnplay, Mr. Nikunen served in various management roles in Paf an association governed by public law on the Finnish island of Åland and whose role …

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Interwetten target World Cup 2014 boost

SBC News Interwetten target World Cup 2014 boost

Sports betting operator – Interwetten posted a year on year 7% increase in revenues for the opening quarter of 2014, the operator posted  revenues of €11.1 million (£10.1 million). The operator cited the performance of its mobile sports betting inventory as the key driver for its performance, mobile operations now account for 40% of the operators overall turnover. Furthermore Interwetten had …

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Income Access Sign Social Partners

SBC News Income Access Sign Social Partners

Affiliate marketing specialist Income Access has signed up two new partners to its newly launched social gaming network following deals with Chumba Casino and PlaySpace. The partnership with Chumba Casino, the free-to-play and sweepstakes casino operated by Australian gaming start-up Virtual Gaming Worlds, marks the first time that Income Access has partnered with an operator to allow affiliates to promote …

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Betclic Everest withdraws operations from Russia

SBC News Betclic Everest withdraws operations from Russia

Senior management at igaming operator Betclic Everest have announced that the operator will withdraw all of its igaming operations from targeting the Russian igaming market. The decision by the operator comes days after Betclic announced that it would no longer allow wagering and accept customer subscriptions from Belgium. Betclic Everest announced its decision following the Russian gaming authorities’ decision to …

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