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Coordinators or curators? Why choosing the right partner(s) is key to iGaming success

Fast Track

A business should never focus on anything unless they believe they can do it better than everyone else, said Simon Lidzén (pictured), CEO for iGaming engagement platform provider Fast Track. We spoke to him about working with the right third party solutions to meet different business needs, how automation can make iGaming operators less vulnerable to financial penalties and why …

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Peter Murray: W2 affordability takes central role in the safer gambling arena

affordability

The ‘laser-like’ focus of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) on player protection, combined with the likely compliance updates from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) led review of the UK Gambling Act, could mean that adoption of W2’s new real-time affordability solution becomes vital for the country’s gaming operators. We spoke to W2 Head of Sales Peter …

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W2 releases first real time affordability solution for UK operators

affordability

W2 has launched a new real-time affordability check solution to support the needs of operators adapting to evolving compliance guidance from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). UKGC guidance requires licensees to put affordability at the heart of their safer gambling commitments for 2021, and will undoubtedly become a central focus in the Gambling Act review, particularly as so many fines …

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Assaf Dor, Cellxpert: Rewriting standards for iGaming affiliation

Cellxpert

The need to present clearer, more transparent player data for affiliates and provide a stronger management layer for operators to mitigate new regulatory requirements is behind the vision that Cellxpert has for the ‘industry standard’ of affiliate marketing in the iGaming sector.  SBC News caught up with CEO and Founder Assaf Dor (pictured above), who took us through some of …

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Crucial Compliance: Responsible gambling must be at the heart of every boardroom

Compliance, regulations and responsible gambling have been three areas which have become a key focus for the gambling industry in recent years, as companies look to ensure that they are deploying the most effective player protection measures.  SBC spoke with Andy Masters, the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer of Crucial Compliance, and Paul Foster, Managing Director, to discuss company expansions, …

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Affiliate concerns: Maintaining trust in the modern market

Affiliate - Safe Affiliate Programs

Trust and integrity between an affiliate and a sports betting or gaming operator has always been a hot topic. This is based on an unusual relationship between the two partners, where the operator holds the key to any affiliate earnings as the affiliate business is a “deliver first” get paid after operation.  Ellen Learmonth, who manages the affiliate program for …

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Aurum cements place in gaming industry with rebrand

Reconciliation specialist Aurum Solutions has reiterated its place in the gaming industry after confirming a rebrand and the launch of its new website. The site, which will include a dedicated gaming section, will offer information on the ways in which Aurum helps automate reconciliations to ‘improve accuracy and compliance’. Phil Hall, Director of Aurum Solutions, explained: “Our new website contains …

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Rightlander prioritises social responsibility with monitoring system launch

Marketing compliance specialist Rightlander has launched a new monitoring system which will allow operators to highlight affiliate issues relating to social responsibility and the protection of vulnerable customers. The ‘Social Responsibility Report’ will be made available for UK and Sweden-facing operators, with Rightlander emphasising that the monitoring system develops ‘entry levels essentials’. Ian Sims, founder of Rightlander.com, explained: “Regulatory guidelines …

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Peter Murray, Alexem Services: Adapting to industry technological changes is key

Regulation Technology, or RegTech, is increasingly becoming an integral part in ensuring operator compliance across the gaming industry. Speaking to Peter Murray of Alexem Services, he explained that artificial intelligence will continue to grab the attention of the iGaming industry in the next few years, and that regulation is racing to try to keep up with both the demands of …

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SBC selects GamblingCompliance as Official Compliance Partner

SBC selects GamblingCompliance as Official Compliance Partner

GamblingCompliance, the leading provider of independent legal, regulatory and business intelligence to the global gambling sector, has been selected as the Official Compliance Partner for SBC’s 2020 programme of market-leading sports betting and igaming industry events. The two businesses have an established working relationship, but the new enhanced media partnership will see GamblingCompliance take on a more high-profile role at …

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