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PressEnter recruits Phillip Bell as new commercial lead  

SBC News PressEnter recruits Phillip Bell as new commercial lead  

PressEnter Group continues to strengthen its executive management team by appointing Phillip Bell as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).  Bell will lead the commercial development of PressEnter’s portfolio of challenger brands, which includes UltraCasino, NitroCasino, 21.com, XLBet and JustSpin. An expert in customer acquisition and devising ROI strategies, Bell joins PressEnter from igaming publisher QIH Group, where he served as Head …

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German Atlas cites “2.3% of population affected by a gambling disorder”

SBC News German Atlas cites "2.3% of population affected by a gambling disorder"

Drogenbeauftragter, the Federal Drug Commissioner of the Bundestag, has published the ‘Gambling Atlas of Germany’, providing comprehensive statistics and data on the harms and addiction associated with problem gambling. The Atlas is the first ‘scientifically grounded report’ to measure problem gambling in Germany following the launch of the Fourth Interstate Treaty on Gambling (GlüNeuRStv), which came into effect on 1 …

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Genius Sports upgrades 2023 landing on strong cash-in of new NFL and PL services

SBC News Genius Sports upgrades 2023 landing on strong cash-in of new NFL and PL services

Genius Sports Inc has raised its full-year 2023 corporate guidance, as Q3 trading outperforms expectations.  The NYSE-listed sportstech group declared a key milestone as it surpassed corporate revenues of $100m for the first time in Q3. Group revenues stood at $102m, exceeding third quarter guidance of $100m and representing 29% year-on-year growth on 2022 comparative results of $77m. A breakdown …

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 Paraguay Gambling Law amendments question Conajzar privileges 

SBC News  Paraguay Gambling Law amendments question Conajzar privileges 

Fourteen members of Paraguay’s Chamber of Deputies have called on the government to modify articles of the Gambling Law. The deputies have urged the government to end the privileges of Conajzar, the National Gambling Commission of Paraguay, in granting concessions for gambling licenses. The deputies signed a proposal seeking to revise six articles of Paraguay’s Gambling Law (8, 11, 13, …

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Kambi & LiveScore to break new ground for sportsbook audiences

SBC News Kambi & LiveScore to break new ground for sportsbook audiences

SBC provides as insiders view on LiveScore choosing Kambi Group as its new principal sportsbook technology provider. As new sportsbook supplier of LiveScore Bet and Virgin Bet brands, Kambi Chief Commerical Officer Cecilia Wachtmeister, states that Kambi will onboard its most technically ambitious partner. James McKay, Sportsbook Director of LiveScore Group, highlights the importance of Kambi tech in emboldening LiveScore’s …

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Safer Gambling Week gathers widest support for 2023 edition 

SBC News Safer Gambling Week gathers widest support for 2023 edition 

The UK gambling sector has pledged the highest participation and coverage to promote Safer Gambling Week (#SGWeek23) taking place from 13th – 19th November 2023. Organised by the trade bodies of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), bacta and the Bingo Association, Safer Gambling Week is now in its seventh year, which sees “the whole industry coming together to further …

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DGOJ penalty list highlights black market exposure of Spanish gambling

SBC News DGOJ penalty list highlights black market exposure of Spanish gambling

Spain’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs has reported that fines totalling €71m have been imposed on online gambling businesses during the first half of 2023. The Ministry, which oversees federal governance of Spanish gambling, stated that these penalties were imposed on 30 online gambling firms, in which the most ‘serious infractions’ of unlicensed gambling were fined ‘€5m each and suspended for …

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MGA launches dedicated ESG Code for online gambling

SBC News MGA launches dedicated ESG Code for online gambling

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has announced a landmark initiative, becoming the first regulatory authority to introduce an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Code of Good Practice specifically designed for the online gambling sector. Hosting a press conference, MGA leadership cited: “The ESG Code seeks to serve as an instrument for self-regulation, helping remote gaming companies align with best practices …

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DSWV welcomes Luise Evers as the new Press Lead

SBC News DSWV welcomes Luise Evers as the new Press Lead

Deutsche Sportwettenverband (DSWV) has confirmed the appointment of Luise Evers as the new Spokesperson and Press Officer for the German Sports Betting Trade Association. The appointment will see Evers assume full responsibilities for DSWV’s press relations as well as both internal and external communication channels. Evers holds extensive experience in corporate communications, having formerly served as a Communications Manager for …

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Andrew Rhodes: UKGC wants a transparent relationship with Gambling operators

SBC News Andrew Rhodes: UKGC wants a transparent relationship with Gambling operators

Andrew Rhodes, Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission, has admitted that “the debate around gambling has not become an easier one. I have found myself saying a number of times how polarised different positions sometimes are”. The statement was made at the Commission’s largest-ever gathering of industry stakeholders’, in which Rhodes addressed the audience on common challenges at a …

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