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ESI announces first wave of speakers for Digital Summer esports event  

ESI, the leading B2B esports events company has revealed the agenda and its first wave of speakers for ESI Digital Summer presented by Kinguin Lounge, a week long series of panels, keynotes and networking spanning a different region each day from August 17th to 21st. The world class agenda will see 100 speakers debating, and providing insight into, the biggest …

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iGB Live postponed due to COVID concerns

iGB Live, due to take place at the RAI in Amsterdam, has become the latest gaming event to be postponed as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which had already been rescheduled to take place in Amsterdam in September, will now take place in the Dutch capital on 13-16 July, 2021. In an email to delegates, iGB …

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SBC announces digital future for Europe, America, CIS & Africa

SBC has finalised its autumn 2020 conference & exhibition calendar, with two new regional showpieces focusing on Africa and the CIS added to its highly popular Digital Summit series. Meanwhile SBC’s two successful sports betting events Betting on Sports Europe and Betting on Sports America will also be transferred to the virtual environment as a response to the continuing COVID-19 …

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SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital 2020 announces free ticket initiative

SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital 2020

SBC has announced that the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital 2020 will now be a free to attend event in order to help the industry as it adapts to the challenging times caused by the Coronavirus. The virtual edition of the Global Betting & Gaming Show, which will be held on 8-11 September, is set to be the most comprehensive …

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DraftKings CBO – Industry ‘only just scratched the surface’ of US sports betting

Ezra Kucharz, Chief Business Officer at DraftKings, believes there are still big things to come from the US market when it comes to sports betting and told audiences at the SBC Digital Summit North America that the industry can play a huge role in fan engagement for US sports while they are unable to allow spectators at games. “What is …

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SBC Digital Summit North America’s stellar line-up brings together betting & gaming industry’s major players

SBC Digital Summit North America Speakers

SBC Digital Summit North America gets underway on Tuesday July 14, when all the major international and U.S. betting & gaming operators will be joined by leading suppliers, affiliates, regulators, and sports organizations for three days of high-level content, networking and product showcases.  The virtual conference and exhibition features a stellar 100-strong speaker roster, giving delegates the opportunity to learn …

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Covid uncertainties see G2E 2020 cancelled

The 2020 Global Gaming Expo (G2E 2020), organised by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and partner Reed Exhibitions has been cancelled due to the continuing uncertainties of event impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The move to cancel the event, commonly known as ‘G2E Vegas’ and set to take place at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in the city in early October, …

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SBC Digital Summit North America to examine key challenges for the land-based industry

SBC Digital Summit North America

The Land-Based track at SBC Digital Summit North America will see senior executives share their ideas for how sportsbooks, tribal casinos, and lotteries can bounce back from the financial damage caused by the COVID-19 shutdown. The North American edition of SBC’s highly-successful virtual conference and exhibition series takes place on July 14-16 2020, with content and associated networking sessions from …

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Nominations open for SBC Awards 2020

SBC Awards 2020

Nominations are now officially open for the SBC Awards 2020, firing the starting gun on the race to find the sports betting and gaming industry’s outstanding performers of the last 12 months.  The winners will be honoured at a lavish ceremony in London in December, during which 700 guests will enjoy fantastic hospitality and entertainment, as the industry looks to …

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Adapting and evolving in the industry during COVID-19

Speaking on the second day of CasinoBeats Malta Digital, Paris Smith, CEO of Pinnacle, claimed that ‘every crisis is an opportunity’ as she explains how her company evolved at the start of the COVID-19 crisis. As part of the Leaders’ Panel, Smith went on to praise her ‘loyal’ and ‘dedicated’ staff and how there have been lessons learned from the …

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