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Paul Witten, SIS: Evolving your product offer with 24/7 content

Paul Witten, Product Director at SIS, told SBC Magazine how racing events 24/7 are driving additional revenues for operators globally, helped by the appropriate localised approach. Horse racing and greyhound betting events are becoming a key part of the product offer for international operators in a number of new territories, including regions where there has previously been little racing heritage. …

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Fabio Schiavolin – Snaitech: Gambling needs deeper skillset to navigate new decade of complexities

Speaking to SBC, Fabio Schiavolin, Chief Executive of Snaitech, has emphasised that entering a new decade, European sector incumbents will have to develop deeper skillsets as the ‘industry’s credibility remains in play’. Accustomed to leading Snaitech through Italy’s many political disruptions, last year at ICE 2019 Schiavolin warned European leadership counterparts that betting had to find its ‘public rationale’ in order to …

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Winning Post: Adtech kerfuffle highlights need for responsible gambling

Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners looks at the launch of Gamvisory, Penn National Gaming’s 36% acquisition of Barstool Sports and the use of adtech in safer gambling initiatives. US: sports betting – a seat at the table or a stool in the corner? This week Penn National Gaming announced that it would take a 36% initial stake in Barstool Sports, valuing …

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Gunter Boyks, Digitote: Giving technical control back to the operator


Digitote is offering sports betting operators the chance to take back control of their business by selling access to its technology platform, as well as individual modules, adding that payback of the cost of the full platform can be achieved in just 12 months. The betting solutions provider confirmed that the purchase options are available for retail only operators, standalone …

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Adrianus van Spreeuwel​, Bet4Pride: Building a betting brand for the LGBT community


A gambling site for the LGBT+ community is so much more than accepting bets on sports or casino, according to Adrianus van Spreeuwel​, Founder and CEO of Bet4Pride. Having spent the best part of a decade working for Mansion Group and bet365, van Spreeuwel helped to launch the Bet4Pride brand in the UK market late last year as a new white …

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Winning Post: US regulation… Signs of Old World problems?

Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners begins the week by detailing three US states in which the realities of regulating sportsbooks and betting market dynamics have taken on a familiar narrative for industry stakeholders… _____________________________ Three completely unrelated issues in three different US states have caught our attention this week, issues which demonstrate that expansion can go hand-in-hand with potential backlash …

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How sports betting operators can attract slot players with TVBET games

Sports betting operators now exist in a world where the player has the freedom to select from hundreds of online options, writes Peter Korpusenko, CEO at TVBET.  This choice might be based on the odds attached to betting selections, the layout of the site, proprietary features, or even the IT capacity behind the whole operation. However you look at it, …

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Winning Post: UK gambling faces its inevitable credit clean-up

Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners starts of the week by looking at the ban on credit cards for betting activity, and further additions to the safer gambling agenda in the UK. UK: regulation – taking credit? Gambling with credit cards, or through wallets funded directly from credit cards, will be banned in GB from April 2020. The consultation responses largely …

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Regulus Partners: Britain’s gambling review signals time for industry to go high

Following the confirmation of the UKGC’s anticipated credit card ban, industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners focuses on how the gambling industry should embrace diversity of outlook when it comes to the imposition of new policies, while at the same time insisting on intellectual rigour and honesty.  The subject of independence and the need to exclude bias from vested interest are …

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