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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)…Change is on the way

Last month the Gambling Commission announced the results of its review of complaints processes in the gambling industry, carried out one year after the introduction of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) scheme. As matters stand, ADR providers can look only at disputes about the outcome of a gambling transaction, rather than the way a gambling business is being run, which ... Read More »

SBC Bookies’ Corner – Snap!!!! Here comes another UK General Election

The Conservative government has announced another summer of political frolics by calling for a Snap Election on 8 June, in order to gain a PM Theresa May a clean mandate for Brexit. SBC Bookies Corner discusses whether Theresa made the right call judging her opposition, and what impact if any will this Election have on the UK political landscape and ... Read More »

Why operators need to be aware of the new data protection rules

Professor Alessandro del Ninno, an advocate at Italian law firm Tonucci & Partners, will be presenting an update on the incoming rules over data protection that operators have to be mindful of at next week’s Betting on Football Conference. SBC caught up with him ahead of the show to discuss why it is so important. SBC: The EU General Data ... Read More »

Matt Wilson: Ball Street – No Hype… Why Fan Media should matter to all industry stakeholders

Matt Wilson Co-Founder & Chief Executive of Ball Street a specialist in sports social media engagement and content creation details to SBC the disruptive and often misunderstood nature of Fan Media. Focusing on viewer engagement and participation, Wilson has grown Ball Street’s network to be a leading social media vertical for sports. Wilson details to betting industry stakeholders the power ... Read More »

Darren Moore – Betting Gods – Connecting with major partners in Malta

Betting Gods - Malta

In December 2016, professional in-house and third party tipping resource Betting Gods extended its reach in Europe with a successful move into the Maltese sports betting market. We caught up with Darren Moore, Founder and Director of Betting Gods, to discuss the advantages of operating from a Malta office, the reasons behind the company’s recent growth and preparation for their ... Read More »

Susan O’Leary – Alderney – Strength in numbers

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Susan O’Leary, Director of eCommerce at Alderney, says a recent panel discussion at the ASEAN Gaming Summit suggests progress is on the horizon when it comes to combating match fixing. During the recent ASEAN Gaming Summit in Manila, I was invited to take part in a panel on sports betting regulation. Expertly moderated by Harmen Brenninkmeijer of Dynamic Partners, the ... Read More »

Jonathan Patterson – Qubit – Key Discipline…why personalisation marks the difference…

Jonathan Patterson Qubit Business Development lead for Betting & Gaming speaks to SBC on how industry operators are redefining their operations and forming new values through optimised personalization processes. Digital data and customization specialist Qubit has formed a number of tier-1 industry partnerships in 2016. SBC gains insight into why effective personalization can enhance all dynamics of the industry’s value ... Read More »

Sponsorship Spotlight – Brand synergy for Betsafe and MMA Cage Warriors

Betsafe

Betsafe has become the official gaming partner for Cage Warriors, in a two-year deal which includes extensive branding on the cage, in-arena event initiatives and the option to create engaging fan content with the fighters. SBC caught up with Global Brand Manager Neill Simpson to find out why MMA is so attractive to Betsafe, how they will measure the success ... Read More »

Riccardo Mittiga – Sportito – The DFS Dilemma

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Italian DFS operator Sportito is focused on conquering the European market. The company believes there is a possibility for daily fantasy sports to take off throughout Europe, as it did in the States, and it has started its conquest by focusing on the UK market.  Sportito is the Official DFS Partner of both Fulham FC and Burnley FC. The company ... Read More »

Daniel Graetzer: Mediatech – “Spain is now too big to ignore”

As further tier-1 operators emphasise regulated market growth, can the Spanish market deliver solid business conditions and long-term value for industry stakeholders? SBC speaks to Daniel Graetzer, executive director at Mediatech Solutions (R Franco Group) an industry technology supplier founded in Spain, on how the Spanish market is developing and becoming an attractive proposition to new players. ____________________________ SBC: Hi ... Read More »