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GiG Comply: Helping operators adapt to the fast-changing compliance landscape


“If you don’t value compliance then you don’t have a sustainable business model,” said GiG Head of Performance Marketing Jonas Petersen, who explained why GiG Comply is now a crucial companion for gambling operators adapting to the fast-changing compliance landscape. GiG Comply provides a web application software that allows operators to monitor their affiliate marketing websites for content including links, …

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SportCast: Bringing game-changing concepts to evolve sports betting


SportCast, a pioneer of the BetBuilder concept, is eyeing the ‘next phase’ of its vision to redefine the sports betting experience with the backing of Scientific Games. SBC News caught up with SportCast Managing Director Ryan Coombs and Operations Director Matthew Turk to find out how the recent acquisition will help drive future innovations from SportCast. This includes its ambitious plans …

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Why SoftSwiss Game Aggregator brings ‘clear added value’ for BCGame

Why SoftSwiss Game Aggregator brings ‘clear added value’ for BCGame

Chris Butler, Head of Operations at BCGame, said that games made available via the SoftSwiss Game Aggregator platform have proved a strong addition to its content portfolio. In conversation with SBC News about engaging new players within the casino space, Butler praised BCGame’s partnership with SoftSwiss, while also stressing that companies should steer away from the “simple copy and paste” …

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Soft2Bet: Players should never be coerced into betting beyond their limits


Ivan Lorinkov, Head of VIP at Soft2Bet, spoke to SBC News about facilitating enjoyable – but not addictive – gambling experiences, using real-time data to identify problem gamblers and why players should never be coerced into betting beyond their own affordability limits. SBC: How does Soft2Bet encourage an enjoyable gambling experience without it turning into an addiction? IL: VIP managers …

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Altenar: The new challenge in scouting for live betting data


An often overlooked side effect of Covid for sports betting, particularly outside of the most mature markets, is the impact stadium restrictions have on the provision of fast data, which can make it difficult for sportsbook operators to offer low latency in-play betting. “For us to operate live betting, we need real time coverage of what’s happening in every stadium …

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Alexandr Iaroshenko, Betbazar: Turning esports growth into retention


Esports grew exponentially during the pandemic with fewer other betting options available, but will it retain its player base as more traditional sports return? Alex Iaroshenko, CEO at Betbazar, helps us deep dive into last year’s esports performance, before suggesting that those operators not yet onboard can still enjoy ‘the rest of the party’. He also covers Counter Strike’s continued …

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Simon Westbury: Preparing the Digitain team for international expansion


“To me, the team that sits out there is my product.” A clear message for the growing sales team at Digitain from Simon Westbury, as he spoke exclusively from the igaming software provider’s head office in Armenia.  Westbury, Digitain’s Chief Business Officer, caught up with SBC News to discuss preparing for Euro 2020 and longer-term plans for international expansion. He …

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Jason Spiller, Dire Wolves: Neosurf more than just a sponsor for esports

Dire Wolves

Jason Spiller, owner of New Zealand-based esports team Dire Wolves, explains why corporate partners such as Neosurf should not be seen as just financial sponsors, but more as responsible contributors to the whole esports ecosystem. Given that nearly two thirds of New Zealand parents use gaming to supplement their childrens’ education, as revealed in the 2020 Digital New Zealand Report, …

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Winning Post: The curious case of Portugal

SBC News Winning Post: The curious case of Portugal

Once deemed as an unworkable marketplace following its 2016 tax and regulatory reforms, Europe’s biggest operators are eyeing returning to compete in Portugal. Regulus Partners examines whether Portugal can continue to defy expectations and maintain its growth appeal catering to an enlarged igaming marketplace, or will it follow the all-too-familiar script of other European markets, where growth is drained by …

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