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SBC Summit Rio: Fast Track views Brazil as igaming’s most dynamic challenge

SBC News SBC Summit Rio: Fast Track views Brazil as igaming's most dynamic challenge

iGaming CRM experts Fast Track underscore the dynamic energy and potential of Brazil’s forthcoming online gambling marketplace as a key reason for their Silver Sponsorship of the SBC Summit Rio. Speaking ahead of Summit Rio (5-to-7 March), Jean-Luc Ferrière, MD Americas details how Fast Track will leverage best-in-class CRM solutions, particularly in AI, to help clients engage with Brazilian audiences …

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Heat dials-up on the conclusion of UK gambling’s staking limits and financial risk checks

Bacta to make land-based gaming case to Parliament

As the end of February approaches, speculation mounts on how the UK government will proceed to apply financial risk checks and staking limits as part of the Gambling Review, which remains under its White Paper consultation phase. Attention turns to the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) carrying out its seven White Paper consultations in 2024, examining technical elements related to: “Socially …

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Magnus Linder, Better Collective: Taking big steps in diversification and expansion

SBC News Magnus Linder, Better Collective: Taking big steps in diversification and expansion

Magnus Linder, Director of Northwest Europe for Better Collective A/S, opens up on the latest developments for the company, including acquisitions, strategy and its vision to become a preferred partner and industry leader. ________________ SBC: Last summer you acquired four Swedish websites from the Everysport Group: SvenskaFans.com, Hockeysverige.se, FotbollDirekt.se and Innebandymagazinet.se. Circa six months on from that deal, what have …

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Better Collective tops FY2023 high targets ahead of Playmaker refresh   

Better Collective

Better Collective A/S states that it has exceeded financial expectations in revenue and earnings following a transformative year for its business, which acquired seven new media properties for €300m. Year-end trading sees the Stockholm and Copenhagen listed media group’s revenues stand at €327m (FY2022: €269m), alongside an EBITDA result of €110m (FY2022: €85m). Corporate results outperformed the enhanced targets of …

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Netherlands opens consultation on KOA playing limits 

KSA to make player protection enhancement case to Dutch Justice Ministry

The Ministry of Justice and Security of the Netherlands has launched a consultation on applying ‘play limits’ as a mandatory requirement of the Remote Gambling Act (KOA Act). The consultation seeks insights and feedback on KOA protections endorsed by Legal Protection Minister, Franc Weerwind, who leads the Dutch government’s ongoing review of the KOA Act, which initiated the Netherlands’ regulated …

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Betinvest and Abios confirm new efootball content collaboration

SBC News Betinvest and Abios confirm new efootball content collaboration

Sportsbook solution provider Betinvest and esports data and technology firm Abios have announced a new partnership this week. Under the terms of the deal, Betinvest will supply Abios with efootball content from two professional leagues, CyberLive!Arena and Esport Pro Club.  In a statement confirming the move, Betinvest noted that Kambi-owned Abios will now be able to enhance its monthly offerings …

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Raketech hails sub-affiliate growth to hit elevated FY2023 targets  

SBC News Raketech hails sub-affiliate growth to hit elevated FY2023 targets  

Raketech Plc has delivered on elevated targets for 2023, bolstered by the expansion of its media network and partnerships. Publishing its Q4 trading results this morning, the Nasdaq OMX-listed igaming media group registered period revenues of €22.7m, up 45% on Q4 2022 comparatives of €15.8m. Headline growth was credited to a threefold jump in sub-affiliate income totaling €11.4m (50% of …

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Kambi to revamp network following unsatisfactory 2023 results 

SBC News Kambi to revamp network following unsatisfactory 2023 results 

Kambi Group Plc has declared that it has achieved a ‘stronger foundation for growth’, following a difficult close to year-end trading which impacted its full-year 2023 results. Publishing its Fourth Quarter and FY2023 results this morning, the Stockholm-listed sports betting technology group registered a 23% decline in Q4 revenues to €44.3m (Q42022: €58m). The decline in period revenues was attributed …

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MaxBet nets record sponsorship of FK Partizan Belgrade

SBC News MaxBet nets record sponsorship of FK Partizan Belgrade

MaxBet, the Balkan market subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment, has announced its ‘biggest sponsorship agreement ever’ – becoming the principal sponsor of FK Partizan Belgrade. As reported by the Serbian media, MaxBet has agreed to terms on a €5.5m deal to become the ‘general sponsor’ of FK Partizan Belgrade for the next three and a half years. The deal sees MaxBet …

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PIN-UP.TECH raises the bar on anti-fraud processes with ML and AI models

SBC News PIN-UP.TECH raises the bar on anti-fraud processes with ML and AI models

PIN-UP.TECH, part of the international ecosystem PIN-UP Global, has announced that it will take anti-fraud processes to a ‘new level’ using its own ML/AI models. According to the company, routine checks are now performed automatically, taking into account all available transaction data. In a statement, the firm cited effective risk management as being one of the most important factors for …

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