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SBC Digital Italy set to address betting and gaming industry’s biggest issues

SBC Digital Italy

The SBC Digital Italy conference and exhibition is set to see 25 of the country’s most influential betting and gaming industry executives tackle a highly topical agenda that addresses the many challenges facing the sector.  While Italy can boast one of Europe’s largest and longest-established regulated gambling markets, the industry has a host of problems related to regulation, taxation, government …

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CasinoBeats Summit and Malta’s Summer iGaming Week set for July 2021

CasinoBeats Summit 2021

The CasinoBeats Summit 2021 conference and exhibition in Malta has been moved to the new dates of 13-15 July, when it will form a central part of the island’s first Summer iGaming Week (SIW2021). CasinoBeats Summit is set to take place in an integrated live and online format, with 750 senior executives and decision makers from the igaming industry attending …

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Clarion Gaming confirms ICE 2021 postponement

SBC News Clarion Gaming confirms ICE 2021 postponement

Clarion Gaming has this morning confirmed that its flagship ICE London and iGB Affiliate conferences have been postponed for a further year. The corporate events company had planned to host smaller editions of its ICE and iGB shows at London’s ExCeL exhibition centre from 29 June – 1 July 2021. However, following concerns from industry stakeholders, the organiser has been …

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CasinoBeats Slots Festival survey: What operators want from new games

CasinoBeats Slots Festival Survey

Original game features and multiplayer functionality are set to be key to the success of the next generation of slots, but jackpots are likely to remain the single most appealing factor for players, a survey of operators for this week’s CasinoBeats Slots Festival has found. The one-day Festival on Thursday 4 February will see a host of leading developers showcase …

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How can influencer marketers educate audiences in the IPL?

SBC News How can influencer marketers educate audiences in the IPL?

As influencer marketing becomes a commonplace strategy in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other sports within the country, operators and firms alike must educate customers about the products that sports stars and celebrity personalities are advertising. Parimatch, a firm that teamed up with MMA icon Conor McGregor in 2019, is one such company that places a strong emphasis on …

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Why self-regulation is fundamental to realising gaming’s potential in India

Why self-regulation is fundamental to realising gaming’s potential in India

Skill gaming is one of the fastest growing ‘sunrise economies’ in India, according to Sunil Krishnamurthy – general secretary of the All India Gaming Federation Advisory Board (AIGF) – but without a self-regulated market, gaming’s economic potential cannot be fully realised. Speaking as part of the BetConstruct sponsored gaming track on the second and final day of the SBC Digital …

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SBC Digital – India: Potential markets and paths for success

SBC News SBC Digital - India: Potential markets and paths for success

With a total population of around 1.3 billion, India is a highly attractive and potentially lucrative market for a range of different industries, including sports betting and gaming. Speaking at the SBC Digital – India on a Vbet-sponsored panel , four affiliate and marketing specialists discussed the potential of India’s market for affiliates, highlighting key jurisdictions and sectors, as well …

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SBC Digital – India: Challenges and opportunities in the horse racing sector

SBC News SBC Digital - India: Challenges and opportunities in the horse racing sector

India is one of the most prominent emerging markets in the global sports betting industry. Both online and offline gambling are legal in India, but it is up to regional state governments to form local regulations. Speaking at the SBC Digital – India event on a Sportradar-sponsored panel entitled ‘Horseracing – leading the way to regulation’, Jaydeep Chakravartty, Vice President …

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SBC Digital – India: Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development

Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development in India

The main goal for introducing a legalised sports betting framework across India is to protect the end user, said Sportradar’s William Howie, who stressed that regulated operators have a responsibility to ensure that their offering is more engaging than that of the grey market. Howie, Head of Premium Cricket at Sportradar, spoke as part of a cricket-focused panel at this …

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AIGF leaders join SBC Digital India’s high-level speaker line-up

SBC Digital India event preview

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) is set to play a central role in this week’s SBC Digital India conference and exhibition, where the body’s senior team will join a stellar line-up of speakers ready to share valuable information about the opportunities in the country’s real-money gaming market. The AIGF represents the major players in the Indian online skill games …

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