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Punters back Boris to survive vote of confidence but premiership is in doubt beyond 2022

Following a four-day public holiday celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, the British public has woken to news that PM Boris Johnson will be subjected to a vote of confidence by fellow Party peers.  The vote was triggered this morning as Sir Graham Brady, Chair of the 1922 Committee, informed the media that he had received over 54 letters (15% …

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BGC members to open 15,000 tech vacancies under ‘Levelling Up’ agenda

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has provided further details on its ‘Levelling Up’ plans for the next five years, as the standards body aims to assist with the UK’s post-COVID bounceback. Issuing an update this morning, the British betting and gaming trade association and standards body detailed that its members plan to generate 15,000 tech jobs over the next …

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Slovakia to upgrade gambling advertising rules

The Office of Gambling Regulation of Slovakia has announced that it will publish a ‘Concept of Responsible Advertising‘ document that aims to drastically improve gambling advertising standards across all media disciplines.   The document seeks to inform licensed operators and media entities of acceptable standards with regards to the advertising of gambling products/services to Slovak consumers. Operators and media stakeholders have …

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‘Giving customers the courage to try’ – Shape Games’ CCO on industry innovation

As a raft of innovations roll out across the international betting industry, customer retention remains one of the key challenges that firms aim to solve.  Ahead of this week’s Betting on Sports Europe (BOSE) conference at London’s Twickenham Stadium, Morten Tonnesen, CCO at event sponsor Shape Games, outlined his views on gaming’s business obstacles and how these can be solved.  …

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QuinnCasino secures first major agreement with Scottish football club

QuinnCasino has entered a collaboration to become Dundee United‘s principal partner and will appear on the front of the kit for the 2022/23 football season. Benefitting from advertising across a number of ‘key touch points’ at Tannadice, the online gambling company will have branding on the men’s first team home and away shirts. “We are delighted that QuinnCasino is becoming …

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JD McNamara: Better Collective is planting its flag in the Canadian market

Ontario is quickly becoming a powerhouse in and of itself as betting companies look to make their mark on the Canadian market.  JD McNamara (pictured), Country Director at Better Collective, takes this month’s spotlight piece to dissect the growing opportunities in Canada and the need for a more personalised approach to this newly regulated market. SBC: Over the past three-years …

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Spain’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs to propose comprehensive loot box law

Alberto Garzon, Spain’s Minister of Consumer Affairs, has vowed that Spain will become the first European country to have a ‘specific law’ to govern loot box and video game incentives.  The measure was declared at a video games seminar hosted by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, which since 2020 has led the federal overhaul of Spain gambling laws. Garzon declared …

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Stats Perform and Sporting Solutions to debut Betting Innovation Centre

Stats Perform and Sporting Solutions will work together to explore and develop new B2B products with the launch of the “Betting Innovation Centre”. The two companies believe that the new Betting Innovation Centre will connect pricing and content at scale, allowing partners to “unlock the true potential of popular betting experiences like player propositions and bet builders”. Shane Gannon, SVP …

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Government of Brazil seeks guarantees that gambling operators will pay all domestic tax charges 

As Brazil proceeds to develop its gambling and sports betting regimes, the federal government is reported to seek assurances that foreign businesses will be liable to pay all domestic taxes.  Local media reports that the federal government has thrown its weight behind a measure that would force foreign companies to establish a domiciled office in the country to guarantee a …

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