Latest News

The latest news!

Sportradar expands Norsk Tipping agreement with iSSBT retail integration

Sports technology solutions provider Sportradar has integrated its internet-based Self-Service Betting Terminal (iSSBT) software into 245 retail outlets across Norway. The move is part of an expanded agreement to support the growth of Norwegian state gaming operator Norsk Tipping.   The 500-plus estate of iSSBT points of sale provides bettors with a similar user experience and features to Norsk Tipping’s online …

Read More »

Anna Poghosyan, BetConstruct: harmony amid the chaos

“BetConstruct has found a neat way to translate chaos into harmony”, the company’s Head of Business Development Anna Poghosyan told SBC News, as she discussed the company’s new  igaming platform, Spring, and its igaming console, SpringBME.  Ahead of ICE next week, Poghosyan gave us a sneak peak of what we can expect from BetConstruct at the event before explaining why …

Read More »

Mike Grenham: Planet Sport – Live betting is no place for static content

Seeking a further edge on competitors, sportsbooks have fine-tuned all components of their betting product, yet their day-to-day content remains somewhat static. Mike Grenham, Managing Director of Planet Sport Group’s B2B betting arm, tells SBC why bookmakers need to build their live content competencies to service the needs of modern sports audiences… SBC: Hi Mike, can you explain the development …

Read More »

Michael Dugher: BGC accepts new CAP rules but government must deliver a definitive advertising solution  

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has stated that its members will support the introduction of tough new advertising laws banning the use of sports stars and celebrities announced by this week by The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP).  On Tuesday, CAP the monitor of UK advertising across traditional and digital formats, announced a ‘step change’ of rules from UK …

Read More »

Flutter hails £24m social impact of #ClubsinCrisis fund

Flutter Entertainment has revealed that its #ClubsinCrisis fund has generated £24 million in social/community benefits according to independent research conducted by Newton for a charity partner Made by Sport. The FTSE100 betting group launched its #ClubsinCrisis fund in March 2021, forming its Cash4Clubs partnership with Made by Sport – a UK  charity that champions local sports development as a vital …

Read More »

Metric Gaming recruits Marc Thomas as CCO to lead new game changing product launches 

Metric Gaming has moved to strengthen its business development capacity, naming Marc Thomas as new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).  A 25-year sports betting and igaming commercial veteran, Thomas joins Metric Gaming’s senior management team from industry consultancy Propus Partners. During his tenure there he provided strategic guidance on the management of the firm’s sports betting global supply chain for operators, …

Read More »

Coral trials  360° Virtual Reality experience to maintain racing revival 

Coral has begun to trial a 360° Virtual Reality (VR) Horseracing Experience, developed by Entain Plc’s in-house technology studio.  The first of its kind VR experience has been created in partnership with JockeyCam, a technology that captures the best live footage of racing action, providing audiences with the experience of what it is like to be a jump jockey.     Entain’s …

Read More »

CIRSA appoints Antonio Hostench as new Group CEO 

Grupo CIRSA has announced the appointment of Antonio Hostench as new Chief Executive of the Blackstone-owned Spanish markets gambling group. Yesterday, the board of CIRSA informed stakeholders that it had decided to split the duties of CEO and Chairman that Joaquim Agut had served since 2018, following US PE fund Blackstone’s buyout of the company. Agut will now solely act …

Read More »

Delasport enriches the betting experience with Ifbet launch

Igaming software solutions provider Delasport will now allow bettors to “connect multiple single bets with just one stake” following the launch of its new feature, Ifbet. Unveiled in collaboration with 18bet and CasinoWinBig, it is hoped that Ifbet will elevate the overall player experience while also giving the two operators the ability to differentiate themselves from the competition. Oren Cohen …

Read More »