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VSODDS.BET: Appealing to a more considered sportsbook user

With the unveiling of its new sportsbook, VSODDS.BET has underlined its ambition to place a greater focus on betting traders, offering only pre-match, fixed odds to players in core markets around the world. The company’s founder, Dalius Dabashinskas detailed to SBC the strategy for putting these ambitious plans in place by appealing to a more considered sportsbook bettor. SBC: Could …

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Winning Post – FOBT waiting game continues

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. UK: Problem Gambling Rate Declines – That’s Good, Right? Good things it appears, do come to those who wait. GB Gambling Commission executives have made much in recent times of the need …

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FSB’s Richard Thorp: Retail Betting – The Past and Future

Retail Betting

Last I checked, signs of impending apocalypse have yet to include high street bookmakers’ signs flapping in the wind. However, if you were to listen to many on the retail high street, the four horsemen are bearing down on retail operators – and at least one of them is riding a FOBT, writes Richard Thorp, Business Development Director for FSB. First, …

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“Last Untapped Market”: Will India reach its betting potential?

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With a population of 1.3 billion and a GDP of $2.4 trillion (dwarfing that of Brazil, Canada and Russia amongst others), describing India as an ‘emerging market’ is something of an understatement. As things stand, gambling in the vast South Asian nation is heavily restricted, other than selective categories such as lotteries and horse racing. The model is similar to …

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SBC’s On The Ball – La Liga continues quest for US expansion

After a frantic start to the club season, we head into an international break for the inaugural round of fixtures from the much-maligned UEFA Nations League. This edition of On The Ball looks at potential rule changes to the Premier League, as well as some significant progression to La Liga’s US expansion. Catalan Derby in Miami? After protests from both …

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6 of the Best – Twelve40’s Andy Jarrett

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Andy Jarrett, Twelve40 CEO. Continue reading to discover why Melbourne conjures up both good and bad memories memories and which Quentin Tarantino classic is a particular favourite, amongst much more. Best Holiday I’m very lucky to have visited some amazing places, but if I had to pick one I’d say the Maldives. …

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The journey so far: Happy 1st birthday BetRegal.com

BetRegal

In some respects, the time has flown by, while other elements of the journey have moved at a snail’s pace. That’s the view of Aly Lalani, Head of Marketing at BetRegal.com, as he reflects on an eventful, yet ultimately rewarding, first year for the new sports betting brand. As I sit here at the beginning of September typing this, I realize …

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Leigh Herdman – Algosport – Riding the wave of innovation in sports betting

Algosport

Algosport only launched in 2017 but has already entered the UK and Europe, with ambitious and advanced plans for global expansion in the new year. Leigh Herdman, founder and CEO, spoke to SBC News about the rise of his company, which offers bookmakers new bet types based around same game multiples and remains focused on next generation betting products. SBC: …

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Chris Murphy: Americas Outlook – New & Old worlds will collide in the development of US betting

Four months following the repeal of PASPA, intriguing partnerships have flourished as US and European gambling enterprises form strategic alliances seeking to crack world sports’ biggest market.  Chris Murphy Editor of SBC Americas details US betting’s early movers, and why they will likely collide against old influencers… ________________ Last time we reviewed the newly regulated American sports betting market I described …

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Winning Post – CMA diagnoses unhealthy withdrawal symptoms

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. This week, the GB Gambling Commission and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) grasped the thorny issue of account withdrawals, following an investigation into online bingo and casino providers, Jumpman Gaming and …

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