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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – No surprises from UKGC’s review of online gambling

It can surely have come as no surprise that, after all that has happened in recent months, the Gambling Commission has announced proposals designed to provide greater protections for children, reduce problem gambling risks to vulnerable customers and act on its long-held perception that operators have not been doing enough to properly know their customers and to intervene at an …

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Franz Ömer – bet-at-home: Standing out in a thriving German market

European online betting operator bet-at-home has benefited from growth in online betting markets, achieving record growth in its yearly results for 2017. Record annual results, paired with continued online growth position the company strongly as it approaches a key period in 2018, with the conclusion of the European football season and the commencing of the Russian World Cup.  Bet-at-home CEO …

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Winning Post: Match-fixing allegations rock Albanian football

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. GB: horseracing – barriers belong on the course only… A week since the Cheltenham Festival concluded. Better to let the dust settle before drawing significant conclusions. However, some important …

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Marc Wood: Pay360 – Meeting 2018’s compliance demand…

As industry operators are being further pressured to improve their AML and compliance disciplines, all stakeholders face a tough balancing act in servicing betting consumers’, verification, customer services, payment and UX options.  Speaking at BOFCON2018, Marc Wood Head of Gaming at Pay360 details how industry leaders should approach 2018’s AML and Compliance conundrum _____________________ SBC: Hi Marc. In 2018, why …

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Suren Khachatryan: Digitain – The Eastern Promise of World Cup 2018

Suren Khachatryan, Chief Executive of Digitain, details to SBC readers and #bofcon2018 delegates why Russia 2018 will be a challenge for all industry operators. A key stakeholder in CIS betting, for Khachatryan World Cup 2018 further holds a personal connection for Digitain operations… ———————– The Betting on Football Conference (#bofcon2018) and World Cup 2018 complement each other and like Butch Cassidy …

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Lewis Hamilton favourite as Formula One explodes into action

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The Formula One curtain raiser gets underway this weekend, with Melbourne once again playing host as the razzmatazz rolls back into town. Australia welcomes the glitz and glamour, to open a season which sees Lewis Hamilton aim to become back to back World Champion for the second time in his career. The enigmatic Englishman, Britain’s most successful driver, is favourite …

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Twelve40’s Andy Jarrett – Enhancing white label lottery solutions

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White label lottery providers Twelve40 have already seen two key expansions to their platform in 2018, as well as having a keen and active interest in new markets, and Africa in particular. The firm, who also produce instant win titles to complement their lottery offering, have recently announced a duo of new deals to integrate virtuals, via VSoftCo, and sports …

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Elvis Džombić – Sportingtech – The power of the Pulse platform

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Having only launched in 2017, Sportingtech is a relatively new player in the industry preparing to showcase its online gaming platform at this week’s Betting on Football. On the eve of the show, we spoke to Head of Business Development Elvis Džombić about Sportingtech’s USP, the developing partnership with Income Access, and the importance of building a platform that is …

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Scott Longley – A short history of gambling shirt sponsorship in football (part 2)

 Speaking to industry stakeholders, Scott Longley details the ‘high-water mark’ of betting shirt sponsorship in football. As leadership is pressured to deliver a better ROI on football marketing, what does the future hold for the sector’s relationship with the beautiful game… ____________________ SBOBET has claims to being perhaps the most far-sighted sponsor to have ever appeared on the front of …

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Winning Post – UKGC recommendation gives hope to bookies

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. UK: DCMS Review – Gambling Commission recommendations The Gambling Commission has published its advice to the government on action to be taken under the DCMS Review into machine stakes, …

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