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Alberto Alfieri: Leading the way for Gamingtec’s B2C growth

Earlier this year, Gamingtec set itself an ambitious goal of making significant headway in the B2C sector, which doesn’t come without its own set of challenges. Heading up Gamingtec’s B2C division is Alberto Alfieri (pictured), who will lead the way for the company’s expansion into additional European markets. Discussing plans for his new role, Alfieri looked back upon childhood lessons …

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EU research agency demands urgent action on loot box consumer safeguards

The European Union (EU) has been urged to improve and align standards and safeguards related to loot boxes’ design features and consumer interactions. The recommendation follows research undertaken by the EU’s committee on ‘Internal Market and Consumer Protection’ (IMCO), which analysed ‘loot boxes in online games’ and ‘their effect on young consumers’.    The IMCO report has been described as the …

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BtoBet: Personalizing UX for the European player

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In a relatively short time span the European market has become a saturated environment for operators, who routinely face big challenges with regards to player acquisition, retention and churn. All this whilst keeping in mind that the vast majority of betting sites offer essentially the same odds, bet types and markets. Therefore, personalization is a must to mitigate these challenges, …

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6 of the Best – ECOMMPAY’s Paul Marcantonio

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Paul Marcantonio, Head of UK & Western Europe at ECOMMPAY. Read on to discover which England international side provided a sporting highlight, a best bet that hasn’t yet landed and which category proved to be particularly tough. Best Holiday Not a particularly glamorous, but my best holiday experience was/is Olu Deniz in …

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A no-deal brexit would be detrimental for British horse racing industry, warns Goffs’ chairman

The UK Chairman of Bloodstock sales group Goffs, Henry Beeby, has warned MPs that allowing a no-deal Brexit to occur will have adverse effects on the breeding and racing industries in the UK. Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal suffered an overwhelming defeat in the House of Commons on Tuesday, which has dented hopes for a secure future in the …

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Dave Hammond: “The SBTech culture is one of winning and driving expansion”

Earlier this month, Dave Hammond left his role as B2B Divisions Director at Paddy Power Betfair to take up the reign as COO of SBTech, charged with driving growth through 2019 and beyond. Following the appointment we spoke to Hammond regarding the transition, personal and company-wide ambitions, the future of online sports betting and much more. ____________________ SBC: Why was …

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Winning Post: Changing perceptions of animal betting sports

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. US: Florida greyhounds – dog days are over Florida, home to the oldest continually operated dog track in the world (and one of the largest) has banned wagering on greyhound races in …

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RMG unites with SIS and Perform for Australian racing dispersal

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has announced an alliance with Sports Information Services (SIS) and Perform, for the European distribution of Australian horse racing. Set to be shown exclusively across the continent’s betting shops, as well as via online operators and Racing UK, RMG is the chosen distribution partner of Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) and Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA). As …

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Regulators unite to tackle video game skins and loot boxes

Global gambling regulators have joined forces in an attempt to address concerns over the “blurred lines between gambling and video games”. Also stressing issues regarding skins and loot boxes in such titles, fifteen gambling regulators from across Europe, in addition to the Washington State Gambling Commission, have signed an agreement to address the risks. A pledge to tackle “unlicensed third-party …

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Manchester United expands MUTV streaming capabilities

After the successful launch of MUTV on iOS, Android and MUTV.com last season, Manchester United has elevated its digital network by making it available on four new platforms: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox. The announcement comes at one of the most popular times for the MUTV platform, with the club’s official media outlet getting exclusive access of …

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