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6 of the Best – EPIC Risk Management’s Paul Buck

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Paul Buck, CEO of EPIC Risk Management. Continue reading to discover huge hopes for Preston North End, an easy best album choice and which topic provided a touch of innovation. Best Holiday Great question and a hard choice. Tempted to plump for an unbelievable honeymoon in Singapore and Bali in 2001 – to this …

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BtoBet expands African presence through Innobet

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STM Gaming, the first partner of the ‘White Label Certification Program’ from BtoBet, has struck the latest in a series of African-based partnerships with Ugandan operator Innobet. Operators across Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Chad, Guinea and Namibia, amongst other countries, are going live this year through “a lite and simplified version” of the BtoBet igaming platform. Innobet will provide its players …

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Richard Flint – Industry needs to rethink treatment

Speaking to BBC News, Richard Flint outgoing Chairman of Sky Betting & Gaming (Sky Bet) has stated that the gambling industry ‘hasn’t done enough to look after problem gamblers’. Flint who departs Sky Bet governance this June, further details that industry leadership ‘should consider funding a network of gambling treatment centres’. Sky Bet’s outgoing chairman and former CEO, makes his …

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Gustaf Hoffstedt: BOS – Sweden faces new realities following first stage of re-regulation

Gustaf Hoffstedt, Secretary General of the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling (BOS), speaks to SBC on the early challenges and criticisms that a re-regulated Swedish market place has faced. _________________________ SBC: Gustaf, thanks for this interview. Leading BOS, can you detail your impressions on Sweden’s first quarter as a re-regulated online gambling marketplace?  Gustaf Hoffstedt: The re-regulation has been a …

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Kemp departs Ladbrokes Coral to join Together for the Tote

Together for the Tote has confirmed that Mark Kemp has been appointed as the group’s UK Managing Director, after holding the same position at Ladbrokes Coral. Due to take on the new role later in the year, Kemp has held a number of positions across the gambling sector with executive board experience across marketing, operations and product in both the …

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Luckbox picks OddsMatrix as lead sportsbook platform

Esports betting start-up Luckbox has extended its partnership with online gambling software and platform provider EveryMatrix, after agreeing to utilise its OddsMatrix engine as lead sportsbook solution. The announcement follows Luckbox launching its esports betting product in ‘beta mode’ to accept its first real money players. Updating the market, Luckbox informs that its first player wagers have been powered by the …

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‘Bettor Commitment’ sees GVC end BETDAQ Sunderland AFC sponsorship

GVC Holdings betting exchange property BETDAQ has rescinded its shirt sponsorship of Sunderland AFC, sticking to the principles of the FTSE100 betting group’s ‘Changing for the Bettor’  social responsibility mandate. Ending its relationship with Sunderland, GVC confirms that it has donated its shirt sponsorship to charity ‘Children With Cancer’, replacing BETDAQ as principle SAFC partner for the upcoming 2019-2020 football …

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Betfred extends Super League title sponsorship

Super League, the highest-level of professional rugby league for the Northern hemisphere, has secured its ‘biggest commercial deal ever’ after extending its ‘title sponsorship’ with Betfred for a further two seasons. Agreeing to new terms on a ‘multi-million-pound’ partnership, Betfred will continue to act as lead sponsor of the Super League until the end of season 2021, extending a partnership …

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WLA recognises mkodo as a lottery innovation stakeholder

London based mobile development and innovation studio mkodo has announced a significant coup for its gambling services and profile, confirming that it has been accredited with membership to the World Lottery Association (WLA). Recognised as the ‘leading authority’ for global lottery stakeholders, the WLA is a membership organisation, which seeks to act in the interests of ‘state-authorised’ lottery operators. In …

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Richard McGuire – ‘Transforming Sportech’ confident on US prospects and progress  

Speaking at Sportech Plc’s annual general meeting (AGM), company Executive Chairman Richard McGuire has updated investors on the firm’s ongoing corporate transformation strategy seeking to deliver ‘longer-term profitability’. McGuire currently leads Sportech, following the departure of former Chief Executive Andrew Gaughan last November, as the LSE listed racing systems supplier detailed that it would miss 2018 corporate expectations due to …

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