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SBC Leaders magazine: Sky Betting & Gaming still thinking big

SBC Leaders Issue 29

Sky Betting & Gaming may be sitting at the very top of the UK gambling industry, but as its Chief Commercial Officer Steve Birch tells the new issue of SBC Leaders magazine, the business still has big ambitions for further growth. In an in-depth interview – which covers the operator’s close relationship with other Flutter-owned brands, the evolution of its …

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Player financial risk checks a major worry for gaming operators, survey finds

Challenges in Compliance Survey

Obtaining the required personal financial information is the greatest barrier licensed betting & gaming operators face when onboarding players and the industry fears that mandatory affordability checks will make the situation worse, a new SBC study, commissioned by IDnow, has concluded. The finding emerged as part of the SBC Media Challenges in Compliance Survey, which saw senior compliance representatives from …

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SBC’s Player Protection day to debate safer gambling best practice

Player Protection Day

The inaugural SBC Player Protection online conference on 8 November 2023 will feature a speaker line-up that includes safer gambling experts from Betsson, bet365, 888, Entain, Fitzdares, Kindred and PENN Entertainment. Part of SBC’s Digital Innovation Series, the conference is designed to encourage the sharing of knowledge and best practice on key responsible gambling issues, with the aim of helping …

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Going for growth with Novibet’s George Athanasopoulos in SBC Leaders Magazine

SBC Leaders Issue 28

Strategies for growth is very much the theme of the new edition of SBC Leaders Magazine, as cover star George Athanasopoulos, CEO of Novibet, explains his approach to expansion. In addition to detailing the company’s launch in Latin America and strong performance in Greece, he reveals the reason its plans to go public via a SPAC deal were cancelled and …

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From football to esports: Betting on Sports Europe 2022 to examine industry’s key markets

Betting on Sports Europe 2022

The FIFA World Cup and the changing face of the markets for golf, tennis, horse racing and esports are among the topics set to be scrutinised by some of the industry’s leading lights at next week’s Betting on Sports Europe 2022 conference and exhibition.  The event takes place at the home of English rugby, Twickenham Stadium, on 7 – 9 …

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SBC Leaders latest issue goes live with new dedicated Canada section

SBC News SBC Leaders latest issue goes live with new dedicated Canada section

The latest issue of SBC Leaders Magazine, number 20, is published this week with a brand new addition to the editorial format. In keeping with the magazine’s remit to pursue news and developments in new markets, it now includes a dedicated Canada section. Kicking off proceedings is an interview with Shelley White who shares her journey into the betting industry …

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SBC joins the Ukrainian Gambling Council

SBC joins UGC

The Ukrainian Gambling Council (UGC), the body representing the betting and gaming industry in Ukraine, has welcomed SBC as its latest member.  Since legislation was passed in 2020 to legalise gambling in Ukraine, the UGC has emerged as a powerful voice in the industry and an important channel for communication between licensed operators and the government. Its members include Parimatch, …

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SBC announces CasinoBeats Summit and Spring iGaming Week 2022 details

CasinoBeats Summit 2022

SBC has announced that its CasinoBeats Summit 2022 conference and exhibition will take place on 24-26 May at the InterContinental in St Julian’s, Malta. The specialist online casino industry event will form part of Malta’s wider Spring iGaming Week (SIW2022), which also includes the KPMG Malta Gaming eSummit and the CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards. Delivered jointly by SBC Events, KPMG …

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SBC adds five new team members in ongoing recruitment drive

SBC job vacancies 2022

SBC has made five new appointments as the gambling industry events and media business continues to invest in strengthening its team to support its ambitious 2022 growth plans. The new additions take the company past 75 employees and it is recruiting for a further 15 newly-created positions in the first quarter of the year, with vacancies in the conference production, …

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