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6 of the Best – Pinnacle’s Ben Cronin

This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Ben Cronin, Head of Content Marketing at Pinnacle. Continue reading to discover who was an unlikely hero in the Hammers’ Premier League return, which iconic film director never disappoints and who triumphed in a favourite album dilemma. Best Holiday I would like to be able to recall some great tales of adventure …

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BetRegal diary: Making the trip to London to meet the BOS

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Aly Lalani, Head of Marketing at BetRegal.com, reflects on his company’s Betting on Sports debut, sharing expertise to the tune of a ‘Latin Beat’ and finding folks with a focus on “getting things done”. It’s now been almost a month since the Betting on Sports conference took place in London, and I thought it would be a good time to …

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The booming business opportunity for online gambling merchants

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Paul Marcantonio, Head of UK/Western Europe at ECOMMPAY, has suggested that the amount of money consumers over the age of 60 are putting into online gambling is proof that the baby boomer generation can adapt to the new technologies sweeping the market just as well as their millennial counterparts. Marcantonio spoke about the booming business opportunity – pun intended – …

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EPIC Risk Management: Uniting the industry for harm minimisation

EPIC Risk Management is the UK’s leading independent gambling harm minimisation consultancy, placing its key focus on the highest prevalent sectors. EPIC identifies and reduces the brand, reputational, financial and human risks caused by gambling in the workplace. The firm’s Business Development Manager Mark Potter spoke to SBC about EPIC’s calculated strategy when it comes to increasing education around problem …

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Winning Post – Assessing tax hikes in Ireland

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Ireland: betting duty – they never had it so good…. On Tuesday the Irish government announced a doubling of betting duty to 2% of turnover in its 2019 Budget (with exchange duty …

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Andrew Dagnall: Bettorlogic – What Netflix & Spotify can teach betting incumbents…

As Industry platform and software developers seek to deliver the next level of betting consumers engagement and functionalities, seasoned sector technology veteran Andrew Dagnall (CEO – Bettorlogic) believes that betting’s product journey should begin with entertainment giants – Spotify and Netflix… __________________ SBC: Andrew, thanks for the catch-up. As a tech consumer, why are Netflix and Spotify recommendation engines so …

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SBC’s On The Ball – Going Dutch

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at new plans from to level the playing field in Dutch football, as well a new betting partner for one of Italy’s top clubs. Eredivisie big guns to spread wealth In a bid to strengthen …

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John Hagan: “Responsible Gambling Week is the biggest ever national conversation with our customers”

John Hagan, Chairman of the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling, looks ahead to the second annual Responsible Gambling Week, kicking off at the start of next month. Responsible Gambling Week is taking place from November 1-7th and is an industry-wide event supported by every gambling sector. The event is in its second year and this year it is taking place …

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“Everybody suffers” – BOS panel delivers FOBT fallout update

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David Webb, UK Product and Compliance Manager for BetConstruct, said that removing the need to prove there was a demand for a betting shop when applying for a local authority premises licence has contributed to today’s perception that there is a “proliferation of betting shops” – something the government wants to stamp out. Webb was moderating a Betting on Sports …

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NetEnt’s Erik Nyman on driving American progress

Operating in the US market for almost three years, NetEnt is looking to build on experience and continue to establish itself as one of the leading suppliers in the growing US market. Having previously played a key role in the firm’s expansion in Europe and with WLA customers, Managing Director of NetEnt Americas Erik Nyman spoke to SBC about NetEnt’s …

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