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Kambi – Leaders’ Insight: Delivering the Edge through Instant Markets

Highlighting industry innovation and effective product development combined with new operational disciplines, Kambi leadership details to SBC, a full product breakdown on delivering its Instant betting markets. Key stakeholders, Max Meltzer, Jonas Jansson and Simon Noy, detail Kambi’s fresh approach to developing instant markets and how this immersive product has tested all corporate dynamics of Kambi’s intricate value chain… ___________________ …

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Winning Post – Significant statistics from Europe

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. Europe: Remote markets – Lies, damned lies and growth statistics. Italy’s online gambling market finished 2017 in style, with c. 34% overall regulated market growth (excluding lottery and …

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How Kenya’s gambling tax hike could affect its economy

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In June 2017, Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law a 35% tax on all gambling revenue from the country’s lotteries, betting operators, online sportsbooks, and similar. This rate is now one of the highest in the world, and is in addition to a 30% corporate tax operators must also pay. The new rate is a major increase from the …

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BtoBet: Making an impact by building a unique brand

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BtoBet believes that building a strong and unique betting brand requires exclusivity of offers, and an identity that expresses special values. For BtoBet, this has been achieved through the adoption of technology which allows scalability and compliance with any jurisdiction and business model. The environment is constantly changing as technologies improve and companies battle against each other to win a …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – A potentially lethal parting shot

Sarah Harrison departs from her position as Chief Executive of the Gambling Commission at the end of February 2018. Before she goes, she is leaving a potentially lethal parting shot for a substantial number of operators within the gambling industry.. I am referring to the Commission’s letter sent to all of its licensed online casino operators on 4 January, in which …

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Winning Post – Shake up in Sweden

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. Sweden: remote POC legislation – drafts or chess? The Swedish government has published a draft law to regulate gambling across channels, with an implementation date of 1 January 2019 (replacing the Lottery …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner – The World in 2018

SBC’s final Bookies’ Corner of 2017 looks at the year ahead, and what bookmakers believe will dominate the public’s agenda and interest. As we finish year 1 of Brexit negotiations and the Trump Administration, will 2018 deliver another rollercoaster ride for punters and bookmaker markets…SBC gets the bookies lowdown on 2018? __________________________ SBC: Will the UK continue to be a …

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STATSCORE – Dariusz Leczynski – Going wider and deeper to provide the best data

Dariusz Leczynski, Head of Product for STATSCORE, says there will be no compromise in the company’s dedication to providing data on the most intricate of sporting statistics in 2018. Leczynski explained that the company has been widening its coverage across a range of sports in recent times. This is demonstrated by the fact that STATSCORE scouts are currently gathering deeper info for …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Last chance saloon

In all my 35 years advising the UK’s gambling industry I can think of no time when it has been so besieged with adverse criticism from the Government, the Parliamentary Opposition, regulators, the media and the general public alike.  Clearly opinions on gambling (whether justified, exaggerated or prejudiced) expressed in the media heavily influence public opinion. The opinions expressed by …

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Winning Post – How 2017 shaped up for the gambling industry

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at how the gambling industry fared this year in its ‘Winning Post’ column. 2017 in review: growing up? Three key themes dominated the changing shape of the online gambling market in 2017: continuing channel shift, the continued march of Point of Consumption regimes, and increased …

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