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Aleš Gornjec – Comtrade Gaming – Understanding business & the regulation of sports bonusing

From a platform provider to client perspective, Aleš Gornjec General Manager of Comtrade Gaming details that the industry has to rethink and re-understand its all-round strategy with regards to bonuses and player incentives. __________________________________ More than 8.5 million pages on Google are devoted to online gaming promotions, which means that there is both strategy and opportunity when focusing on this ... Read More »

Martin de Knijff – Metric Gaming – Should we be betting on a “third way”?

 Metric Gaming CEO Martin de Knijff suggests that operators no longer have to accept the costly or same platform options of the past I have never cared much for convention – always looking instead for that proverbial “third way.”  It’s a trait likely shared by most entrepreneurs, and, simply put, a prerequisite for true innovation. The current betting platform market ... Read More »

Sam Hill – Betgenius: Introducing 3×3, the Groundbreaker for Basketball Betting!

Sam Hill Head of Business Development at Betgenius, introduces 3×3 basketball, the latest addition to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games sport roster. An action-packed sport, Hill details what makes 3×3 a great game for betting stakeholders. ____________________________ 3×3 is Played on a half-court, with just one hoop and games that last for 10 minutes, or until one team scores 21 ... Read More »

Believe the Hype! Unibet gearing up for monumental Mayweather vs McGregor fight

On Thursday 15 June, the official announcement of Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather vs ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor set the world of sports and media alight, with the Las Vegas boxing bout being instantly branded the ‘most hyped fight ever!’ The leading men of boxing and MMA will square-off at the Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena on 26 August, in a fight that ... Read More »

BHA ‘thanks’ the bookies who participated in ABP scheme

The now discontinued Authorised Betting Partner (ABP) scheme initiated by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to fill the funding gap left by offshore operators sidelining the old levy scheme raised £12m in its first-and-only year of operation. _________________________ According to the BHA’s annual report published at the very end of May, the ABP help fill a revenue gap ahead of ... Read More »

David Clifton: Licensing Expert – GBGA Tax Ruling… Are all bets now off in Gibraltar?

Almost a year ago, the Government of Gibraltar issued a statement following the Brexit vote in which it said that it had been working closely with the remote gambling industry in Gibraltar following that vote and had assured them of its support and vision for the sector in the short, medium and long term. It went on to confirm that ... Read More »

SBC Bookies’ Corner – Snap Judgment – UK 2017 Election Aftermath…

Another year… Another shock political outcome as PM Theresa May failed to secure her parliamentary majority following the shock results of the 2017 UK Snap Election (8 June).  SBC’s Bookies’ Corner’gauges the impact of the Snap Election results on the UK political landscape, as Theresa May handles a fragile government ahead of entering Brexit negotiations, while opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn ... Read More »

Gamble Gone Wrong! Bookmakers readjust UK political markets following stunning Snap Election results

UK bookmakers have moved to readjust their political betting markets, following the stunning results of the 8 June UK Snap General Election, which has been branded the ‘biggest miscalculation’ in modern UK political history. Last April PM Theresa May called for a June Snap Election, in order to increase her Parliamentary majority as the Conservative Government headed for crucial Brexit ... Read More »

Chandru Mullaparthi – Erlang Solutions – How to adopt non-mainstream programming languages

Chandru Mullaparthi - Erlang

Expert industry analysis from Chandru Mullaparthi, the Chairman at Industrial Erlang User Group, Director at Bluehouse Technology, and former Head of Software Architecture at bet365. ____________________________________ “Innovate or die” is a reality of life for most consumer facing industries these days. As the pace of progress in the computing industry shows no signs of slowing down, disruption by innovative startups is ... Read More »

SBC Bookies’ Corner – UK 2017 – Entering the Final Leg…

As Britain hits polling stations this Thursday 8 June, SBC details bookmaker opinion on what has been a short but intriguing General Election campaign. On first sight, the UK 2017 election was viewed as a Conservative Party ‘Whitewash’, however a number of blunders has handed the initiative to the opposition. Can Labour do the impossible, has Theresa underestimated her position ... Read More »