Tag Archives: Euro 2020

ANJ: Record-breaking World Cup highlights visible change of French betting’s consumer make-up

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, ANJ

l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ), France’s unified gambling regulator, has stated that it is satisfied by the outcomes of its ‘World Cup assessment’, in which licensed operators observed its order ‘to reduce advertising pressure’.  As anticipated by ANJ, World Cup 2022 broke all previous French wagering records, as the event generated a total volume of €597m in stakes and €70m …

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Sportradar expands Norsk Tipping agreement with iSSBT retail integration

Norsk Tipping

Sports technology solutions provider Sportradar has integrated its internet-based Self-Service Betting Terminal (iSSBT) software into 245 retail outlets across Norway. The move is part of an expanded agreement to support the growth of Norwegian state gaming operator Norsk Tipping.   The 500-plus estate of iSSBT points of sale provides bettors with a similar user experience and features to Norsk Tipping’s online …

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Back to our roots: Why sport is at the core of the Enetpulse identity

SBC News Back to our roots: Why sport is at the core of the Enetpulse identity

With a completely updated visual and voice identity, Enetpulse is aiming to bring even more excitement back into the sports data solutions they provide to the worldwide market. But what does this new sports vibe actually show? Well, it’s an acknowledgement of what the core of sports data is, according to Enetpulse.  In a conversation with SBC News, Simon Skarsholm …

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SuperNopea and TurboVegas enjoy summer surge after timely Euro 2020 sportsbook launch


Just before Finland’s debut in the European football championship, Spiffbet joined forces with Metric Gaming to launch a sportsbook for Finnish flagship casino SuperNopea and Swedish casino TurboVegas.  The timing was almost perfect, said Metric Gaming CEO Jim Supple and Spiffbet Head of Casino Operations Maria Boelius, who combined to discuss the summer of 2021 for sports betting with SBC …

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ANJ gathers French consensus to reform gambling advertising standards 

SBC News ANJ gathers French consensus to reform gambling advertising standards 

A public consultation evaluating the standards and conduct of French gambling advertising has been launched by L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) – France’s unified gambling regulatory agency.  The consultation forms part of the ANJ’s pledge to reform French gambling’s advertising standards, which was brought into disrepute following multiple public complaints recorded during this summer’s UEFA Euro 2020 Championship. Updating stakeholders, …

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UKGC records stable July activity but concerns appear on higher slots engagement 

Sarah Garnder: UKGC consultation conclusions due this summer

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has recorded a ‘stable July’ as it continued to track the activity of the online gambling sector under COVID-19 circumstances.  Publishing its latest online monitoring report gathered from operator data, the regulator revealed that July registered 11.3 million active players, matching June results. July’s active player numbers remain well below the Peak +12 million recorded …

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Ebbe Groes, EveryMatrix: Locking in the margin


With domestic European football just underway and the realisation that Qatar 2022 will be here before we know it, Ebbe Groes, Group CEO at EveryMatrix, digs into the vital issue of sportsbook profitability.  Whether it is professional football, table tennis or FIFA, one aspect of a sports fan’s passion is always placed above all else. It isn’t the skill of …

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Reflecting on a summer of sport: How Enetpulse has improved client partnerships

SBC News Reflecting on a summer of sport: How Enetpulse has improved client partnerships

With the return of live sports events, including the rearranged Euro 2020 and Tokyo Olympics, it has been a very busy summer for Enetpulse.  Marc Stenum,  Head of Business Development at Enetpulse, explained how the Danish-based sports data provider has used the Covid crisis to rethink how it meets the needs of its clients. SBC: This summer has been jam-packed …

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BGC pledges to ‘maintain momentum’ on safer betting ahead of football restart

football fans white paper

As the new English football season gets underway this evening, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has pledged to ‘maintain the momentum’ on safer betting and player protection initiatives. This will include the continuation of measures, aimed at ensuring safe betting and protecting younger audiences, such as a pre-9pm watershed whistle-to-whistle ban on TV betting advertising from five minutes before …

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