Italy

Battle against match-fixing in the spotlight at SBC Digital Italia

SBC Digital Italia match fixing

Italy’s leading experts on the integrity of sport are set to share their insights on the latest developments in the ongoing battle against match-fixing during the opening day of the SBC Digital Italia conference and exhibition. The online event on 28-29 July features an agenda that examines all the key issues influencing the future of the betting and gaming industry …

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Italian gaming’s leading CEOs to discuss future of industry at SBC Digital Italia

SBC Digital Italia CEO Panel

The CEO panel at this month’s SBC Digital Italia conference and exhibition is set to see leaders from Lottomatica, SNAITECH, Sisal and Novomatic Italia share their ideas for the future of the betting and gaming industry. The online event on 28-29 July 2021 features a comprehensive agenda that addresses the major issues faced by both the online and retail sectors, …

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Agenda published for new SBC Digital Italia betting and gaming conference

SBC Digital Italia

The SBC Digital Italia conference and exhibition is set to see 60 of the most influential figures from the betting and gaming industry share valuable insights about the future of one of Europe’s largest regulated gambling markets.  From political pressure and the possible tightening of regulations, to the post-COVID reshaping of Italy’s retail sector and how to handle the rapid …

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Italian eyes on ADM’s judgement call on future concessions and licensing 

Italy’s Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has confirmed that sports betting concessions will be extended until 31 October.  The decision was authorised following an ‘in-depth assessment’ taken by the Ministry of the Economy to ‘apply a reprieve’ on betting licences that were due to expire at the end of June. Last year, at the peak of Italy’s COVID-19 outbreak, the …

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Sisal backs Turin innovation lab to nurture its tech workforce talent  

Sisal, the operating firm of Italy’s SuperEnlatto lottery draw, has launched its founding ‘Innovation Lab’ hosted at Turin’s prestigious ‘Agnelli Foundation’ academic centre.  The Lab forms part of Sisal’s wider ‘economic and investment charter’, in which the company seeks to train Italy’s emerging workforce in the future technology fields of artificial intelligence, digital transformation and the engineering of advanced technology …

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EGBA orders Italy to explain planned licensing reduction 

The European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) has issued a notification to the European Commission demanding that Italian authorities explain why they have published a draft law proposal seeking to reduce the number of online gambling licences by two-thirds. A reduction of online gambling licences had been initially proposed by the former 5Star-DP coalition government, as a draft measure attached to …

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Vermantia launches virtual greyhound racing for Eurobet

Vermantia has launched its pre-recorded Virtual Greyhound Racing product in Italy for Eurobet, one of the leading betting operators in the region. Through the deal, Eurobet has access to exclusive, fully-licensed, greyhound races from multiple active UK greyhound tracks, featuring full high definition footage from a regularly updated library of races. Eurobet’s online players are, therefore, now able to enjoy …

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Italian Gambling reawakens to a transformed landscape

Italy’s bookmakers and gambling venues have begun to reopen their businesses following more than a year observing the government’s strict lockdown orders enforced across all regions. Approved by Italian Health Minister, Roberto Speranza, from 31 May, 2000 gambling venues (bookmakers, arcades and bingo halls) were allowed to reopen across the regions of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Molise, and Sardinia. Further reopening …

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Marco Caccavale: Sisal is the proven steward to revitalise the National Lottery

Italian giant Sisal SPA surprised the industry with its ‘late bid’ to compete in the UK government’s Fourth National Lottery Competition, which opened for tenders last summer. Speaking to SBC,  Marco Caccavale, Sisal International Managing Director outlines the Italian suitor’s bid against high-profile competitors.  Having won back-to-back tenders to operate Turkey and Morroco’s national lotteries, Caccavale underlines Sisal’s credentials as the …

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