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ICSS & Portuguese Olympic Committee introduce ‘Code of Conduct on Sport Betting Integrity’

SBC News ICSS & Portuguese Olympic Committee introduce 'Code of Conduct on Sport Betting Integrity'

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and the Comité Olímpico de Portugal (COP) have announced a landmark code of conduct on sport betting integrity that will be introduced throughout Portugal and other members of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP). With existing and emerging threats to the integrity of sport on the increase, the new code of conduct …

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Binary.com feels the forex

SBC News Binary.com feels the forex

Binary.com, the UK fixed-odds trading provider, has added three new forex pairs to its offering as demand for forex trading in emerging markets builds momentum.  The three new pairs are: USD/MXN (US Dollar / Mexican Peso) NZD/JPY (New Zealand Dollar / Japanese Yen) USD/PLN (US Dollar / Polish Zloty) The top five most traded currencies remain the US Dollar, Euro, …

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GamCrowd looking for LaunchPad start-ups

SBC News GamCrowd looking for LaunchPad start-ups

GamCrowd.com, the gambling specific crowdsourcing platform, and Clarion Events, organisers of EIG, are looking for 5 start-ups to take part in the Launch Pad and to take a stand at the GamCrowd sponsored start-up village. EIG runs from the 21-23 Oct in Berlin. This year the format has been substantially revamped and it now has a specific focus on start-ups and fundraising, …

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Rank Group plans digital platform switch ahead of 2015

SBC News Rank Group plans digital platform switch ahead of 2015

Rank Group Chief Executive Henry Birch has outlined plans to optimise Rank Group’s digital gaming strategy ahead of 2015. The newly appointed CEO, has stated that a switch in igaming platform and provisions supplier will be critical to the operators future performance. Speaking to EGR Magazine, Birch commented that Rank Group’s digital management team had been studying igaming suppliers and …

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Betdigital to supply HTML5 games on Odobo platform

SBC News Betdigital to supply HTML5 games on Odobo platform

Content and systems developer Betdigital has agreed a deal to supply its recognisable and popular games portfolio to multiple operators through the Odobo Marketplace. Betdigital’s  content includes: Super Pots Bar-X, Shamrock Surprise, Royal Gems and City of Gold. Super Pots Bar-X is a good example of how the talented team uses unique maths models and minimalist graphics to produce classic games that are …

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UK Law: Is the GBGA too late with its point of consumption legal challenge?

SBC News UK Law: Is the GBGA too late with its point of consumption legal challenge?

In a series of articles, David Clifton, director at licensing and gambling consultancy Clifton Davies, takes a look at the changes to the UK’s gambling licensing laws which are due to be in place by October. The big question is whether the GBGA is too late with its point of consumption legal challenge. Through its solicitors, in letters before action …

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William Hill partners with BT Sports

SBC News William Hill partners with BT Sports

William Hill have sealed a multi-content advertising partnership with UK multimedia corporation British Telecom, to promote its gaming services throughout all BT Sports’ media inventory. William Hill betting promotions will appear on BT Sports Premiership TV broadcasts, additionally the sports betting operator will receive further coverage on BTSports.com and BT Sports mobile app. The deal will see the Gibraltar-licensed operator …

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Point of consumption facing Gibraltar challenge

SBC News Point of consumption facing Gibraltar challenge

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has filed its legal challenge against the UK’s point of consumption law in a bid to seek a Judicial Review on the changes. The GBGA argues that the new regime, introduced through the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 and also the guidance and policies of the Gambling Commission of Great Britain, is “unlawful, because …

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Malta iGaming Seminar announces Declan Hill as a Keynote Speaker

SBC News Malta iGaming Seminar announces Declan Hill as a Keynote Speaker

The Malta iGaming Seminar partners announced that they have recruited Canadian Investigative Journalist and Academic, Declan Hill, as a Keynote speaker for MIGS 14, the International iGaming Seminar, that will be held this year between the 11th and 12th  November 2014 in Malta.  Mr. Hill is one of the world’s foremost experts on match-fixing and corruption in international sports. He …

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