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Aleš Gornjec – Comtrade Gaming – Understanding business & the regulation of sports bonusing

From a platform provider to client perspective, Aleš Gornjec General Manager of Comtrade Gaming details that the industry has to rethink and re-understand its all-round strategy with regards to bonuses and player incentives. __________________________________ More than 8.5 million pages on Google are devoted to online gaming promotions, which means that there is both strategy and opportunity when focusing on this ... Read More »

Oskar Mühlbach – Garbo – Taking a niche product into a crowded industry

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Mr Green chief venture officer (CVO) Oskar Mühlbach has been tasked with relaunching Garbo.com, the company’s female player focused online casino brand. We caught up with Mühlbach to discuss his plans for the Swedish target market, providing a customer-centric experience and standing out within a crowded industry. SBC: With the relaunch of this product, what have you done differently and ... Read More »

Martin de Knijff – Metric Gaming – Should we be betting on a “third way”?

 Metric Gaming CEO Martin de Knijff suggests that operators no longer have to accept the costly or same platform options of the past I have never cared much for convention – always looking instead for that proverbial “third way.”  It’s a trait likely shared by most entrepreneurs, and, simply put, a prerequisite for true innovation. The current betting platform market ... Read More »

Operators charged over unfair bonus terms as CMA gets tough

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching enforcement action against a number of online gambling operators suspected of breaking consumer law with their labyrinthine bonus terms and conditions. As part of an ongoing investigation, the CMA is acting because it believes people aren’t getting the deal they expect from sign-up promotions and operators are unfairly holding on to people’s money. The ... Read More »

Betcartpartners to sponsor SBC Betting Forum networking drinks

The first edition of the SBC Betting Forum will take place on 12th July at this year’s iGaming Super Show, with Betcartpartners confirmed as sponsors of the event’s networking drinks. The event, co-organised with SBC Events, will feature talks on the latest industry trends and will also act as a networking opportunity for delegates at the Amsterdam show. The day ... Read More »

Sam Hill – Betgenius: Introducing 3×3, the Groundbreaker for Basketball Betting!

Sam Hill Head of Business Development at Betgenius, introduces 3×3 basketball, the latest addition to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games sport roster. An action-packed sport, Hill details what makes 3×3 a great game for betting stakeholders. ____________________________ 3×3 is Played on a half-court, with just one hoop and games that last for 10 minutes, or until one team scores 21 ... Read More »

Believe the Hype! Unibet gearing up for monumental Mayweather vs McGregor fight

On Thursday 15 June, the official announcement of Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather vs ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor set the world of sports and media alight, with the Las Vegas boxing bout being instantly branded the ‘most hyped fight ever!’ The leading men of boxing and MMA will square-off at the Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena on 26 August, in a fight that ... Read More »

SBC Events launches Knowledge Centre for industry professionals

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SBC Events has marked the launch of its new Knowledge Centre by sharing specialist sports betting insight from a trio of industry big hitters. During last month’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge, SBC gathered valuable knowledge for sports betting and gaming professionals by conducting exclusive video interviews with speakers and high-level delegates. The first three of these videos ... Read More »

ACT says YES to Tabcorp-Tatts AUS $11 billion merger

Following an arduous nine-month regulatory compliance review, the AUS $11 billion merger of Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group has received approval by The Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT). Tabcorp governance this morning issued a corporate update detailing the ACT’s ‘merger greenlight’, with full details of its competition review expected to be published on Thursday 22 June. Updating investors, Tabcorp governance stated ... Read More »

BHA ‘thanks’ the bookies who participated in ABP scheme

The now discontinued Authorised Betting Partner (ABP) scheme initiated by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to fill the funding gap left by offshore operators sidelining the old levy scheme raised £12m in its first-and-only year of operation. _________________________ According to the BHA’s annual report published at the very end of May, the ABP help fill a revenue gap ahead of ... Read More »