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UKGC outlines tougher sanctions for betting operators

Coming into force on 31 October 2018, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has outlined that strengthened sanctions against gambling companies that break advertising rules or breach consumer law. The new regulations come after the UKGC went through an open consultation period and are the latest step as the industry trade body looks to implement its vision for the market, with …

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Parimatch CEO Sergey Portnov: The “wild” decision to enter Tanzania

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Speaking at this year’s Betting on Football conference, Parimatch CEO Sergey Portnov spoke about his company’s “wild” decision to move into the Tanzanian sports betting market. Just over a month on, Portnov gave SBC News readers some further insight into why he chose to enter a country that is not yet ready to fully embrace the phenomenon of online betting, why …

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Betting Gods: Creating a World Cup Paradise for tipsters and affiliates

Betting Gods provides a network for a host of sports betting tipsters, allowing punters to choose between a variety of both free and premium options when looking to get informed on the latest betting markets.  The upcoming World Cup will undoubtedly provide an unrivalled opportunity for Betting Gods to grow its audience, as new punters are aiming to become informed …

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Jesper Søgaard – Better Collective – Bringing our industry beyond the screen at LAC

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The affiliate sector has been shaken up by a growing wave of consolidation, combined with increased regulatory responsibilities and levels of compliance placed on affiliates. Ahead of the London Affiliate Conference (LAC), we caught up with Better Collective CEO Jesper Søgaard to discuss the state of the market, along with the importance of industry gatherings, and what he thinks will …

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Betting.net: Expanding to satisfy the desires of the punter

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The expansion of sportsbooks has meant that the offering provided by tipster and affiliate sites has also widened and become more informative with a greater emphasis on detail and  statistical data. Menghan Fu, Betting.net’s Operations Manager spoke to SBC about how supplying a wide range of content to advise the punter is something that has always been a foremost priority …

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#boscon2017: Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint suggests ASA rulings were ‘last straw’

Speaking at last week’s Betting on Sports 2017,  Sky Betting & Gaming CEO Richard Flint said that his company “had to act” after recent rulings by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The rulings, which led to Sky Bet closing its affiliate hub, deemed that an affiliate partner of the operator had used dubious adverts which promoted the idea that ‘gambling …

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Exploring the possibility of affiliate licensing at #boscon2017

The future of affiliates has drawn a great deal of attention from the gambling industry in recent weeks, it’s something that caused Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint to question ‘how the system could carry on?’  With a whole host of industry experts discussing what the future holds for affiliates at the Betting on Sports 2017 conference, an idea that was consistently …

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Affiliates a hot topic at #boscon2017

After Sky’s controversial decision to terminate its affiliate programme, it’s unsurprising that the subject of affiliates was discussed in great depth at this year’s Betting on Sports conference. Jesper Soegaard, CEO, Better Collective described Sky Bet’s decision as a ‘big move, that they could have handled better.’ Soegaard added that: “Cooperation between operators and affiliates is something we need to tie …

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Sky Bet’s Affiliate Hub closure due to ‘increasingly tough enforcement stances’

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Sky Bet’s decision to close its affiliate hub has been the hot topic of the week in online betting and gaming and it’s one which will get great scrutiny at next week’s Betting on Sports Conference. The closure of Sky’s affiliate programme has the potential to send ripples throughout the industry on several levels, which is why the issue will …

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XL Media’s Ory Weihs addresses the new business landscape for affiliates at #boscon2017

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A quartet of ‘Super Affiliates’ will be at Betting on Sports 2017 to discuss how the affiliate sector has become a primary gatekeeper for operators seeking new business. The day one ‘Leaders in Betting’ track session at #boscon2017 features four experts in ‘Navigating the new business landscape’, from XL Media CEO Ory Weihs to Better Collective CEO Jesper Soegaard, Clever …

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