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Stats Perform: How to generate ‘the best analysis possible’ from FA Cup fixtures

Featuring 160 games and over 700 clubs from the top-tier to tenth division of the English football pyramid, the FA Cup poses unique challenges for data collection and analysis. Ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool, Stats Perform’s Sr. Data Editor & Audience Engagement Manager, Matt Furniss, disclosed the lengths data providers need to go to …

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SOFTSWISS: high-level support key to client satisfaction

A wide range of games, flexibility in discussing terms of service and quick resolution of issues were highlighted as the key factors that companies consider when choosing an igaming partner. That’s according to a new SOFTSWISS Game Aggregator survey conducted by Kantar Ukraine in January and February of this year. Respondents made it clear that the main reasons for ending …

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SBC Summit North America 2023 confirmed for May in New Jersey

SBC Summit North America 2023 has been confirmed for May 9-11, when the region’s leading sports betting and igaming event will return in significantly expanded form at Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey.  The conference and tradeshow has enjoyed strong growth since its launch in 2019 and has established itself as the place for the U.S. and Canadian online …

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Sorare: How NFTs add the ‘extra dimension’ to the sporting experience

NFTs are infiltrating numerous industries, with both major sports leagues and betting companies increasingly drawn towards the emerging digital assets, although this has not gone unnoticed by regulators. Shortly after assuming his position as Head of Sales at Sorare, the providers of an NFT-based digital fantasy football platform, Dan Sormaz discussed sports’ engagement with the blockchain with Insider Sport, whilst …

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PandaScore: How game literacy requirements impact barrier to entry in esports and betting

With interest in esports as a betting product continuing to rise, Oliver Niner, PandaScore’s Head of Sales, highlights the importance of simplicity when promoting the market to the general consumer.  To read Oliver Niner’s interview with SBC about the distribution, consumption and operation of esports betting products, click here. Esports has seen consistent growth year-on-year, with more viewers, companies, consumer brands …

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SECAP publishes desired working framework for Brazil sports betting market 

The groundwork for Brazil’s pending regulation of its federal sports betting regime has become clearer as government agency SECAP publishes a ‘draft proposal’ outlining its preferred regulatory outcomes.  Back in 2019, SECAP – Brazil’s Secretariat of Evaluation, Planning, Energy and Lottery – was placed directly in charge of finalising the legislation of Brazil’s sports betting regime, a mandate that needed …

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Take a tour around the igaming world at CasinoBeats Summit 2022

CasinoBeats Summit 2022 is set to provide delegates with a whirlwind tour of the igaming world when the Global Casino conference track presents in-depth examinations of the latest developments in both emerging and established markets. The igaming industry conference and exhibition takes place on 24-26 May, when 2,000 delegates will gather at the InterContinental in St Julian’s, Malta to hear …

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OMEGA Systems: Creating a true omni-channel experience

The trend in the gambling industry in recent years of business increasingly shifting to online verticals is showing no signs of slowing, and for OMEGA Systems it has informed the core development of its product.  Taking time to discuss the company’s movements with SBC’s Joe Streeter, Editor of Payment Expert, at ICE London 2022 last month, OMEGA’s Chief Commercial Officer, …

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Kindred sharpens proprietary focus to counter post-covid global realities 

Kindred Group Plc remains optimistic of its long-term prospects, as short-term European market headwinds have ‘applied temporary pressure to its headline revenue and profits’.  Publishing its Q1 trading statement (unaudited period ending 31 March), Kindred registered corporate revenues of £247 million, down 31% on corresponding 2021 results of £352 million. A tough opening to 2022 trading saw Stockholm-listed online gambling …

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ANJ: Transformative 2021 marks sports betting as France’s ‘hyper-growth segment’

French gambling witnessed a ‘spectacular year of online growth’, according to the 2021 Market Report published by l’Autorite Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) – French gambling’s unified regulatory authority. Mitigating continued COVID-19 circumstances impacting land-based venues and the sporting calendar, France’s gambling market recorded total GGR turnover of €10.7bn up 7% on FY2020 results of €10bn. Described ‘as the first pillar …

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