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Eilers & Krejcik confirmed as Supporting Partner for Betting on Sports America

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Eilers & Krejcik, a boutique research firm focused on servicing the gaming equipment, sports, and interactive gaming sectors within the global gaming industry, has been named as a Supporting Partner for this year’s Betting on Sports America conference and exhibition. Organised by SBC Events, the event taking place at Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey from 23-25 April is expected …

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iovation: Stopping fraud without degrading the experience for your ‘good’ players

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As a provider of online fraud prevention and authentication solutions to eight of the top 10 gambling platform providers worldwide, iovation is well placed to combat the growth of fraud and abuse reports across the industry. SBC News caught up with Angie White, the firm’s Product Marketing Manager, to discuss the key findings from its ‘2019 Gambling Industry Report’ and …

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Changing global dynamics see Paddy Power Betfair & Stars Group discuss giant merger plans

The Sunday Times has this weekend reported that the governances of Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) and The Stars Group Inc held mutual talks in late 2018, discussing a ground-breaking merger. The two enterprises, which are competing to dominate global gambling’s new landscape disrupted by the repeal of US PASPA federal laws, multiple changes in European regulatory frameworks and the UK’s enforced …

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SBC’s On The Ball: QPR, Reddit and Chicago Fire

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered, this week’s edition looks at a controversial new sponsorship for West Ham, as well as an innovative new initiative between QPR and Ticketmaster. FA to investigate West Ham Sponsorship  The Football Association (FA) will carry out inquiries into …

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Bet.works continues recruitment drive with Marc Brody appointment

New US technology incumbent Bet.Works, has undertaken a further leadership appointment, hiring experienced executive Marc Brody as new Senior Vice President of Business Development. Brody’s duties in the new post will include identifying and acting upon opportunities for US growth, as well as overseeing the business development and account management teams for Bet.Works. David Wang, Bet.Works CEO, said: “We are …

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Gavin Isaacs: Helping SBTech to navigate key regulated markets

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Having joined SBTech just three weeks ago, Gavin Isaacs has already set about using his 20 years of high-level gaming experience to bolster the company’s US presence. We spoke to Isaacs about how his experience with Scientific Games, Bally and SHFL Entertainment can be translated into success for his new employers, what convinced him to join the SBTech project, and …

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William Hill US settles content lawsuit against FanDuel

William Hill US has settled its copyright infringement lawsuit against FanDuel after the competing sportsbook operator distributed a near-identical “how to bet” guide at the Meadowlands Park Racetrack. It has been reported that the money received as part of the settlement will be used to fund the development of creative writing programs at universities across New Jersey, as well as initiatives …

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Bet.Works recruits ‘proven player’ Quinton Singleton as operations lead

New US-market technology incumbent Bet.Works have confirmed the appointment of Quinton Singleton as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Updating the market, Bet.Works details the appointment of Singleton former strategy lead for NYX Gaming as a major coup for its developing prospects and propositions. Singleton joins Bet.Works leadership from SG Digital, where he most recently served as Vice President of …

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Kambi continues US charge with Parx Casino sportsbook launch

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Kambi has added another string to its US bow, after launching the on-property sportsbook of the largest gaming property in Pennsylvania, Parx Casino. Coming after two days of testing observed by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the decision to signal the green light means the betting platform and systems provider powers three of the state’s four live sportsbooks. Matthew Cullen, …

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WATCH: USA will be the biggest regulated sports betting market in the world within five years

Ahead of April’s Betting on Sports America conference and exhibition, SBC continues its look at the US market and revisits H2 Gambling Capital’s David Henwood‘s thoughts about the potential size of the US market. Filmed at Betting on Sports Conference 2018  in London last September, Henwood reveals that his firm thinks that the illegal offshore market is even bigger than …

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