Features

MustardBet – Enhancing the in-play experience

The world of online sportsbooks is becoming an increasingly saturated environment, so much so that the team at MustardBet took the decision to completely rethink the sports betting experience, and develop their own bespoke platform. Believing it has now developed an attractive product, the overall aim to make Mustardbet stand out by doing “things a little bit differently to the …

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Jim Dale: BWS: Don’t blame the weatherman!

The current summer heatwave is set to have an impact on all major sporting events. SBC speaks to Jim Dale founder of British Weather Services (BWS), who urges betting leadership to up their recognition of weather impacts on markets and enterprise! ____________________ SBC: Hi Jim great to catch up. From your personal experience, why is betting a ‘weather-sensitive industry’? What does this …

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Betting on the subcontinent: Will India legalise gambling?

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Earlier this month, the Law Commission of India published a 145-page report that recommended the licensing and regulating of gambling in the vast South Asian nation, as a way of curbing the rise of online betting activity. We caught up with two of the sports betting world’s most respected legal figures, Giulio Coraggio and Vincenzo Giuffre of DLA Piper, to find …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Pointing to the next stage in the fight against gambling-related harm

  Last month I wrote about the latest effort by the UK Government to “drive action” across online gambling, gambling advertising, research, education and treatment of problem gambling and, more widely, the public health agenda with regard to gambling. Perhaps the industry’s most immediate major reaction to this has been the announcement by William Hill of a new corporate objective …

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Winning Post – The changing face of sports broadcasting

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Global: sports rights – hi ho silva lining? MP & Silva has reportedly missed key payments to various rights holders (including EPL) and is in financial difficulties. MP & Silva (only fourteen years old) was once seen as one of the most successful sports rights management agencies and its potential fall signals something much bigger than corporate mismanagement. Significantly, one …

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Daniel Corcos – Why 10Bet is Backing Blackburn All the Way

10Bet, one of the world’s fastest growing online sports betting operators, has signed a major three-year partnership agreement with EFL Championship side Blackburn Rovers, becoming the club’s Official Principal Sponsor. 10Bet Marketing Director Daniel Corcos explains the thinking behind the deal. __________________________ 10Bet’s deal to become the Official Principal Sponsor of EFL Championship side Blackburn Rovers marks our first foray …

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Better Collective Spotlight – CasinoVerdiener – Building an affiliate legacy

In the first of a new series – ‘Better Collective Spotlight’, SBC breaks down the marketing portals of leading industry affiliate publisher Better Collective. 2018 has been a marquee year for Better Collective’s enterprise, which has seen the company IPO on the Stockholm Nasdaq. SBC speaks to Lead Content Editor Karoline Hall on developing Better Collective’s first proposition, German-language casino …

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AgiproNews’ Italian View: Calcio eagerly awaits the Ronaldo factor

Italian betting and football stakeholders have suffered a summer of discontent, with no Azzurri representation at Russia 2018 and the new Lega-5Star coalition government implementing a blanket ban on betting advertising and sponsorships across all sports and media formats. Navigating a disruptive summer, Italian betting, media and sports have called for any good news story… Step forward Cristiano Ronaldo and …

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Phillip Bowcock: William Hill points towards a ‘new direction’ on problem gambling

Further to presenting William Hill’s new corporate objective ‘Nobody Harmed by Gambling’, Group Chief Executive Phillip Bowcock has penned an open letter to investors and sector stakeholders detailing William Hill’s enhanced initiatives on social responsibility and sector sustainability. Bowcock outlines that the industry must undertake a new approach in combating gambling harm in order to regain public trust… ______ “We …

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Winning Post – Why time is of the essence for UK Parliament

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: Regulation – Where’s the Harm? The publication this week of Britain’s first reporting framework for gambling-related harm offered a glimpse of future public policy debates – and set out a number …

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