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Cyprus showcases brand new national self-exclusion scheme 

SBC News Cyprus showcases brand new national self-exclusion scheme 

Cyprus has announced that it is launching the National Self-Exclusion Platform (NSEP) as part of the country’s Safer Gambling Strategy 2022-2025. Spearheaded by the National Betting Authority (NBA), the scheme will deliver added protection for customers of the rapidly growing Cypriot gambling market.  The main safeguard is allowing players to opt in for self-exclusion so that they can control their …

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GR8 Tech: A product must be comfortable for both operator & player

SBC News GR8 Tech: A product must be comfortable for both operator & player

Profitability. A primary focus for any business, but a concept that is fraught with a range of challenges in ensuring that the correct path is consistently trodden, and that success is ultimately maintained. While maximising profitability is the ultimate aim, achieving such a feat is far from simple. A key facet of this is ensuring that market demands are consistently …

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Kambi to revamp network following unsatisfactory 2023 results 

SBC News Kambi to revamp network following unsatisfactory 2023 results 

Kambi Group Plc has declared that it has achieved a ‘stronger foundation for growth’, following a difficult close to year-end trading which impacted its full-year 2023 results. Publishing its Fourth Quarter and FY2023 results this morning, the Stockholm-listed sports betting technology group registered a 23% decline in Q4 revenues to €44.3m (Q42022: €58m). The decline in period revenues was attributed …

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DGOJ and RFET raise match-fixing standards in Spanish tennis

SBC News DGOJ and RFET raise match-fixing standards in Spanish tennis

The Royal Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) has joined the General Directorate of Gambling Regulation (DGOJ) as the latest partner of the Global Betting Market Research Service.  According to the Spanish tennis governing body, the added information sharing capabilities that the service offers will allow it to better safeguard the sport from suspicious activity. The partnership allows RFET and DGOJ to …

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MaxBet nets record sponsorship of FK Partizan Belgrade

SBC News MaxBet nets record sponsorship of FK Partizan Belgrade

MaxBet, the Balkan market subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment, has announced its ‘biggest sponsorship agreement ever’ – becoming the principal sponsor of FK Partizan Belgrade. As reported by the Serbian media, MaxBet has agreed to terms on a €5.5m deal to become the ‘general sponsor’ of FK Partizan Belgrade for the next three and a half years. The deal sees MaxBet …

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PIN-UP.TECH raises the bar on anti-fraud processes with ML and AI models

SBC News PIN-UP.TECH raises the bar on anti-fraud processes with ML and AI models

PIN-UP.TECH, part of the international ecosystem PIN-UP Global, has announced that it will take anti-fraud processes to a ‘new level’ using its own ML/AI models. According to the company, routine checks are now performed automatically, taking into account all available transaction data. In a statement, the firm cited effective risk management as being one of the most important factors for …

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Flutter adds BetConstruct gaming offering to Betfair platform 

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Flutter Entertainment has put pen to paper with BetConstruct for the integration of the latter’s gaming offerings to the Betfair International platform.  Thanks to the new partnership, Flutter – which has a presence in more than 20 regulated markets through its portfolio of brands such as Betfair – will be able to continue its strategy of supplying players with safer …

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Peru seeks new president for Directorate of Gambling ahead of 2024 shake-up

SBC News Peru seeks new president for Directorate of Gambling ahead of 2024 shake-up

The government of Peru seeks a new President to lead the General Directorate of Casino Games and Slot Machines (DGJCMT). The development comes following the removal of incumbent Eduardo Sevilla Echevarría, whose tenure was terminated yesterday by MINCETUR, Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism. MINCETUR issued an update signed by Minister of Trade Juan Carlos Mathews Salazar detailing that …

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Sky Bet expands FTP suite with Incentive Games

SBC News Sky Bet expands FTP suite with Incentive Games

Sky Bet has linked with Incentive Games, as the operator looks to tap into the igaming industry and free to play games to elevate player engagement. As a result of the collaboration, the operator will launch Match 5 as the firm looks to elevate the crossover from igaming to sportsbook. John Gordon, CEO and Co-Founder of Incentive Games, said: “We’re incredibly …

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Kambi and PENN shake hands on retail sportsbook deal extension

SBC News Kambi and PENN shake hands on retail sportsbook deal extension

Kambi Group plc has inked a new deal with PENN Entertainment that extends their previous sportsbook platform agreement past the July 2024 expiry date.  Now lasting until 31 December 2025, the partnership will enable Kambi to continue supplying PENN’s retail US casinos with its sportsbook solutions lineup, such as kiosks, point-of-sale terminals, odds boards, and Bring Your Own Device technology. …

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