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SBC Magazine Issue 11: Ralph Topping, SPACs and the best way to spend £100m

Kicking off Issue 11 of SBC Magazine, we have an exclusive interview with former William Hill CEO Ralph Topping, who reflected on his journey from a part-time cashier in one of Glasgow’s independent betting shops to the boardroom of William Hill. He looked back on the ways that UK betting shops have evolved in recent years and how bookmakers have …

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The key questions about the industry’s future, answered at Betting on Sports Europe – Digital

Betting on Sports Europe - Digital

Next week’s Betting on Sports Europe – Digital is set to provide invaluable insights on the industry’s hottest topics, as 120 expert speakers share their ideas for the future of the sector.  Delegates at the virtual conference and exhibition on 21 – 22 October can expect to learn the answers to key questions, including: How should the industry approach its …

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Blueclaw: Enhancing SEO and PPC Performance

Blueclaw at Betting on Sports Europe - Digital

As competition for players continues to grow, developing effective SEO and PPC strategies is becoming ever more important for sportsbooks and affiliates.  Marketing agency Blueclaw, which counts tier one operators and leading affiliates among its client base, will shed some light on how to approach the challenge of improving online visibility and player acquisition at next week’s Betting on Sports …

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SBC Awards 2020 shortlists highlight major industry accomplishments

SBC Awards 2020 Shortlists Announcement

International operators like Betsson Group, LeoVegas and Kaizen Gaming lead the way in the race for the SBC Awards 2020, with multiple nominations on the shortlists unveiled today.  Also in the running for picking up an iconic SBC Awards trophy are key suppliers and affiliates such as Sportradar, SG Digital, Oddschecker, Golden Race, Catena Media, BetConstruct, and Gambling.com Group. With …

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Betting on Sports Europe – Digital unveils high-level speaker line-up

Betting on Sports Europe - Digital

The Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and exhibition will feature one of the highest level speaker line-ups the industry has seen, with senior executives and specialists from Betsson, Danske Spil, FIFA, GVC, Kaizen Gaming, Kindred Group, Pinnacle, and Superbet among those set to take part. The agenda for the event on 21 – 22 October tackles head on …

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Virtual sports is not like slots, says Golden Race CEO

virtual sports

“Virtual sports is not like a slot game. You can’t just integrate it and let it go. You have to adapt, change according to what the market needs and work on a daily basis.” That was an appeal by Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter to delegates at the SBC Digital Summit Africa, where he joined a panel on ‘Enhancing the …

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FIFA to highlight steps to protect the integrity of football at Betting on Sports Europe – Digital

FIFA Head of Integrity Ennio Bovolenta

FIFA Head of Integrity Ennio Bovolenta will deliver the keynote for the Sports Integrity track at this month’s Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and exhibition. The virtual event on 21 – 22 October will bring together senior executives from the European sports betting industry to share knowledge and ideas about the key issues influencing the future of the …

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Africa must set it own course on VIP management

The comparisons between the European experience and Africa’s prospects with regards to servicing VIP programmes was a key focal point on yesterday’s ‘VIP in Africa’ panel at the SBC Digital Summit Africa. Taking part in the discussion was Ilze Jansone, managing director of online gambling in the West Africa region for BetBonanza, Brad Williams, head of VIP at Bet.co.za and …

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Five valuable insights for operators on day two of SBC Digital Summit Africa

SBC Digital Summit Africa Day Two Preview

Day two of the SBC Digital Summit Africa virtual conference and exhibition will again provide invaluable opportunities to learn what it takes to succeed in the continent’s betting and gaming markets.  The conference agenda for Wednesday 7 October will see senior executives with on-the-ground experience of a wide variety of African markets share their knowledge of the key issues affecting …

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Adeniji: Regulatory disconnect a ‘headache’ for operators

The Nigerian national and state regulatory committees must ‘find the synergy to synchronise together’ to achieve a balance between state and national regulations according to Ibukun Okeowo, CEO of Gibet. Speaking on the ‘Challenges of West Africa’ panel on the first day of SBC Digital Summit Africa, Okeowo explained that there is a disconnect between the different types of regulations …

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