Features

Digitain targets igaming’s own version of the Netflix experience

Netflix

An ongoing discussion surrounding the personalisation of sports data has led to many in the industry searching for what has been described as the ‘Netflix experience’. This ‘experience’ is so-called because of Netflix’s personalisation process. The online TV and movie streaming service applies an algorithm which recommends titles to the user based on their viewing history. Similar use of data …

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Winning Post: Has Norway reached a Tipping point on loss limits?

Opening the week, industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners offers its insight into reviews to the UK gambling policy, changes to the Belgian advertising mandate, and Norway’s proposed maximum loss limits. UK: in Parliament – Watson keeps powder dry in rain-swept Brighton Britain’s ongoing political and constitutional crisis finally swept petty discourse on gambling policy aside this week – but only …

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Dinos Stranomitis, Altenar: Setting the standards for sports betting in Colombia

Colombia

Dinos Stranomitis, COO at Altenar, discusses the analysis behind creating the best sportsbook experience for Colombian players, why Coljuegos has adopted a clever approach to setting taxation and minimum RTP rates, and how maintaining the right working relationship with each and every one of its operators has helped his company to meet different regulatory challenges across the globe.  SBC: Colombia …

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InsiderSport: On The Ball – Revenues, Legal battles and the Coup de la Ligue

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From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This edition looks at Atletico Madrid’s revenue increase, Manchester United’s upcoming court battle and says farewell to the French Coup de la Ligue. LFC fails in trademarking pursuit Liverpool FC has lost its controversial attempt to trademark the …

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Better Collective Spotlight: Turning US-Bookies.com into the ultimate resource for US sports bettors

Michael Hageman, US Content Manager at Better Collective, and Victor Klein, one of the firm’s SEO Leads, combine to outline key information about one of Better Collective’s flagship US assets, including how it is ready to ‘scale out’ as more states offer online sports betting and why applying ‘dynamic CTA’s’ is the next step. SBC: Can you start by giving …

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Kelly Kehn: All-In Diversity – Where we stand on inclusion…

This week, employers across the country participate in ‘National Inclusion Week’, which aims to promote wider diversity and inclusion across a number of different sectors.  For global gambling, All-In Diversity Project (AiDP) continues to work towards establishing more inclusive corporate frameworks and cultures. Kelly Kehn, Co-founder of All-In Diversity, assess how incumbents have progressed on its inclusion directives, tackling complex issues …

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Alistair Boston-Smith, Bede Gaming: Working technology to boost sportsbook advantage

technology

Operators are under more pressure than ever to spread their resources across, and deliver, within rapidly growing regulated markets. Alistair Boston-Smith, Chief Strategy Officer at Bede Gaming, explains how important it is for brands to select the right technology to get the most from their sports offering. Let’s not beat around the bush, seeking geographical expansion or product diversification are …

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Jaime Debono: iGaming Academy – Testing times as industry faces its deep learning curve

 In 2019, regulatory penalties and warnings have underlined the industry’s need to enhance staff training and talent development. Nevertheless, does betting leadership understand the complexities of developing effective teaching modules for staff tackling a broader remit of enforced demands. SBC speaks to Jaime Debono, Managing Director of iGaming Academy on nurturing and enhancing the industry’s learning capacity… A dynamic that …

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Scott Longley: Health Scare… Politics & Problem Gambling

Can betting and its wider stakeholders, find unity and clarity on the urgent matter of defining ‘problem gambling as a public health issue’, or does sector leadership simply face an all too familiar political fallout? _____________________ The debate around problem gambling is an evolving one and the arguments are becoming ever more political. In particularly, the move towards viewing gambling …

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Winning Post: Sweden stresses its ‘duty of care’

Opening the week, industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners provides insight into whether Swedish gambling operators can effectively deliver a ‘duty of care’ to customers, and how the introduction of further problem gambling clinics can support harm prevention. UK: safer gambling – Leeds follows London on gambling disorder clinic This week, the second NHS clinic for problem gambling opened in Leeds. …

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