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Berlin a perfect venue for gaming industry

JVH Gaming chief executive Eric Olders believes that EiG’s host city of Berlin offers a perfect venue for a gaming industry hoping to move forward from the shackles of the past. Olders, head of the Netherlands’ largest land-based gaming company as owner of Jack’s Casino and Flash Casinos, is a panellist at an EiG session in October, and hopes that …

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New speakers lined up for Kazakhstan Gaming Congress

The rapid growth of the gambling industry in Kazakhstan has enhanced the development of those affiliate programs that are able to provide a constant influx of customers and some even provide the lion’s share of business. However event organiser Smile-Expo believes that operators should consider a variety of options when choosing affiliate partners. In order to help make those decisions, …

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EIG Start-Up Launch Pad judge welcomes innovation generators

Embracing innovative start-ups is ‘a matter of survival’ for established corporations in the gaming sector, according to Burckhardt Bonello, the chief executive of Found Fair Ventures and founder of mybet. Bonello will take his place on an expert panel of judges who will grill the finalists pitching at the 2015 EiG Start-Up LaunchPad competition in Berlin in October. Bonello told TotallyGaming.com that he has been encouraged …

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Microgaming’s BiG Sports Dinner returns to the The Dorchester

Following on from the inaugural event in September 2014, The BiG Foundation has announced it’s second Sports Dinner event. The Microgaming’s BiG Sports Dinner will again take place at The Dorchester Hotel in London’s Mayfair, on Thursday 17th September 2015. The Microgaming’s BiG Sports Dinner, the only sports dinner in the Betting and Gambling industry, raised significant funds for a …

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GamCare releases dates for social responsibility training

Problem gambling organisation GamCare is offering new dates for its one day training course Social responsibility & problem gambling awareness. The course is designed for those working within the betting and gaming industry, and aims to give staff an understanding of social responsibility and interaction with players, raising awareness of problem gambling and signposting to support. GameCare said that all …

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PokerStars launches live California poker tournaments to support iPoker

Amaya Inc brand PokerStars has launched a series of California live tournaments named ‘Let California Play’ to raise awareness for internet poker and support for Californian pro-poker legislation. PokerStars has partnered with two Californian Indian tribes and three Los Angles card rooms to help host the tournaments. The online poker operator further confirmed the launch of website Californians4ipoker.com. A number …

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SBC’s Betting on Football conference returns

The Betting on Football conference is back, having been transferred to Arsenal FC. Betting on Football 2015 will be held at the Emirates on 10 September 2015 and once again plans to bridge the gap between sports betting and football. Organised by SBC Events, Betting on Football is a focused, one day conference, exploring the key facets of the betting industry’s …

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Industry set to debate responsible gambling & reputation matters at World Regulatory Briefing (WrB) this September

Clarion Events has announced that its World Regulatory Briefing (WrB) conference will return to London on 10 September 2015, bringing together the largest global gaming operators, regulators, and industry associations to discuss how to drive the adoption of responsible gambling and corporate responsibility. WrB London will be one the first forums to translate the true value of a good reputation as …

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ICE 2015 Round the World Winner takes the campaign to Uzbekistan

It’s not often that you attend the world’s most international and largest gaming exhibition only to find out that you’ve won a free round the world trip, but that’s exactly what happened to Simon Beacham, Head of Electronic Gaming for Grosvenor Casinos / Rank Group at February’s ICE Totally Gaming event held at London’s ExCeL Centre. Simon, who won the golden …

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Jelena Kuzmanov – Interesting volatility at first Slot Summit

Jelena Kuzmanov, product owner at Danish affiliate Better Collective, attended the recent Slot Summit in Bucharest on behalf of SBC News. Find out what she thought about Clarion‘s latest gaming event. SBC: This was the first Slot Summit – how do you feel it went? Great! As you pointed out – this was our first time there and it was …

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