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SBTech to showcase new Asian facing products at G2E Asia

SBC News SBTech to showcase new Asian facing products at G2E Asia

SBTech, are set to showcase their cutting-edge live betting and mobile offering and their recently launched Asian facing solution at G2E Asia, the premier Asian trade event, held in Macau. SBTech will showcase their entirely new Asian platform, available for online and mobile. The interface has been specifically designed to address the Asian punters preferences and includes an advanced agent …

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Has gambling advertising reached its watershed?

SBC News Has gambling advertising reached its watershed?

Today Helen Grant MP described gambling advertising as ‘pervasive’ while announcing a set of measures clamping down on the betting industry, put together as much for enhanced player protection as they have with one eye on next’s year’s General Election. While it obviously isn’t a good sign for the gambling industry (or indeed the TV companies), the government has actually …

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Strong quarter for Ladbrokes

SBC News Strong quarter for Ladbrokes

One of the UK’s oldest and largest retail bookmakers has warned of potential shop closures and job losses in 2015, because of regulatory uncertainty and a 5% hike in Machine Games Duty (MGD). Speaking as Ladbrokes released its Q1 Interim Management Statement, Chief Executive Richard Glynn, said: “The unexpected recent tax increases and ongoing uncertainty surrounding regulation are unwelcome. We …

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Ministerial statement: Betting shops and gambling

SBC News Ministerial statement: Betting shops and gambling

Minister for gambling Helen Grant MP has made this statement to Parliament: “The 2005 Gambling Act was introduced by the then Government with the aim of liberalising the gambling market in Great Britain. Nearly seven years on from the Act’s implementation, the gambling industry has developed in innovative ways, with new products now marketed and made available on a greater …

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Strong casino performance helps Playtech post strong opening to 2014

SBC News Strong casino performance helps Playtech post strong opening to 2014

Igaming software provider Playtech posted a strong start to 2014 (period up to 31st of March 2014), reporting increased revenues of 17%. Casino proved to be the software providers main performance driver, posting a 25.5% year on year uplift of €55.4 million / £ 45.6 million (2013 – €44.1 million). Playtech management stated that its strong casino performance had been …

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South Africa drafts first online gambling bill

SBC News South Africa drafts first online gambling bill

South African government officials published the countries first online gambling bill  draft. Initial reactions to the proposed bill have been positive, as tax levy’s on igaming verticals may be kept to as low as 6% of gross gaming revenues.  The draft bill  is currently being studied by government stakeholders, and is likely to be amended. The draft bill sets to …

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Kambi to provide 32Red with sportsbook

SBC News Kambi to provide 32Red with sportsbook

32Red Plc has entered into an agreement with Kambi Sports Solutions to deliver a fully managed sportsbook solution. The agreement will enable 32Red to offer a significantly upgraded sports betting experience to its customers through online and mobile channels. The new sportsbook will be fully integrated with 32Red’s Microgaming platform, enabling players to move seamlessly between casino and sports and …

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Element Wave agrees mobile partnership with Colossus Bets

SBC News Element Wave agrees mobile partnership with Colossus Bets

Mobile optimization and retention specialists Element Wave has announced that it has signed a deal with sport pools provider Colossus Bets.Element Wave will provide real time mobile analytics and push notifications to its mobile app users, whilst future plans are also to use push notification for Colossus Bets revolutionary – cash in offers. Speaking on behalf of Element Wave, Chief …

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Bettorlogic announces partnerships with three major operators

SBC News Bettorlogic announces partnerships with three major operators

Bettorlogic, the providers of unique, real-time bet stimulation technology, today announces that is has signed deals with three of Europe’s major operators: BetClic Everest Group, Betsson and Bwin. BetClic Everest Group and Bwin are taking a full range of Bettorlogic services for football, tennis and NFL, while Betsson are initially concentrating on the full range of services for football. As …

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