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PAGCOR remains vigilant as gambling threats loom over

SBC News PAGCOR remains vigilant as gambling threats loom over

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has expressed readiness to keep putting pressure on illegal operations in the country. According to the gambling regulator, ‘alien hacking and scam syndicates’ (AHaSS) continue to pose a significant threat to the Philippines’ national security, with the risk also spilling over to the regulated gaming market as well. Issuing a comment, Alejandro H. …

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SBC Summit Tbilisi: Tailored Growth Strategies for Eastern Europe & Central Asia

SBC News SBC Summit Tbilisi: Tailored Growth Strategies for Eastern Europe & Central Asia

Brands looking to expand into Eastern European and Central Asian markets face a complex landscape of regulations, diverse demographics, and ever-changing player preferences. SBC Summit Tbilisi’s conference will tackle these challenges head-on, providing attendees with regional growth strategies into key markets like Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Georgia, and Slovenia. The comprehensive ‘Market Focus’ track will commence on Tuesday, 25th of June, …

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Evgen Belousov, GR8 Tech: becoming a market leader in Asian markets

Evgen Belousov, GR8 Tech

Emerging markets can often form the foundation for companies to make significant headway across a much wider region, therefore offering a platform for sustained long-term success and growth. In discussion with SBC News, Evgen Belousov, GR8 Tech CEO, delves into why Asia represents a new frontier that it is believed will deliver numerous benefits across the long-term for the company. …

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William Hill scores sponsorship boost with Usyk v Fury fight

William Hill

William Hill was announced as the official UK betting partner of the ‘Ring of Fire’ boxing match between Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury. Taking place in the Saudi Arabian capital city of Riyadh on 18 May, the bout saw Ukraine’s Usyk beat the UK’s Fury by split decision to claim the undisputed heavyweight title.  Creating a significant sponsorship boost, the …

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EveryMatrix doubles Q1 EBITDA as igaming tech’s fastest growing player

SBC News EveryMatrix doubles Q1 EBITDA as igaming tech’s fastest growing player

EveryMatrix has declared a stellar opening to 2024 trading, maintaining its position as ‘the iGaming sector’s fastest growing technology firm’. Publishing a Q1 update this morning, EveryMatrix declared that it had achieved a ‘16-year quarterly high‘ across financial metrics and corporate KPIs. Headline growth saw EveryMatrix achieve corporate net revenues of €39m, up 66% year-on-year from Q1 2023 results of …

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Stake.com strikes + $100m in IPL wagers boosted by Rupee promo

SBC News Stake.com strikes + $100m in IPL wagers boosted by Rupee promo

Stake.com has benefited from a ‘major surge’ in betting on the Indian Premier League (IPL), as its sportsbook offering has been customized to engage with ‘cricket crazy audiences’. The cryptocurrency bookmaker announced that it has recorded more than $100m wagered on the IPL 2024 season thus far. IPL betting volumes are expected to reach record-breaking levels as the world’s biggest …

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Kindred taps into India’s “Silicon Valley” talent pool with new Bengaluru hub

SBC News Kindred taps into India’s “Silicon Valley” talent pool with new Bengaluru hub

Kindred Group is opening a new Tech Hub in Bengaluru, the capital of the state of Karnataka in India.  The hub will expand Kindred’s tech capabilities by tapping into a rich pool of talent to complement its operations teams across Europe and Australia.  Speaking to two of the key figures behind the development of the hub, Kindred shed some more …

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Delasport to serve Philippines market via new OKBET collaboration

SBC News Delasport to serve Philippines market via new OKBET collaboration

Igaming supplier and software developer Delasport has announced today the signing of a new sports deal with OKBET, one of the leading operators in the Philippines. Under the terms of the deal, it will supply sports services to its new partner with a view, it said, to “enhancing the experience of sports bettors in the Philippines even further”. OKBET currently …

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Uzbekistan signs decree to launch new gambling regime in 2025

SBC News Uzbekistan signs decree to launch new gambling regime in 2025

The Republic of Uzbekistan has issued a decree to launch a new gambling regime in 2025, ending the 17-year prohibition of all forms of gambling in the Central Asian nation. Signed by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the government of Uzbekistan will adopt new measures to improve the “regulation of the organization, and conduct of lotteries and risk-based games.” From 1 January …

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