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GR8 Tech: A product must be comfortable for both operator & player

SBC News GR8 Tech: A product must be comfortable for both operator & player

Profitability. A primary focus for any business, but a concept that is fraught with a range of challenges in ensuring that the correct path is consistently trodden, and that success is ultimately maintained. While maximising profitability is the ultimate aim, achieving such a feat is far from simple. A key facet of this is ensuring that market demands are consistently …

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Assessing AI opportunities and a second wave for crypto

SBC News Assessing AI opportunities and a second wave for crypto

As one year ends and another begins, a series of reflections and predictions are to be expected. However, despite the optimism that encompasses many as January commences, numerous challenges remain and emerging trends continue to provide various opportunities. In the conclusion of a two-part SBC News special, a selection of these, including player retention, emerging tech, markets of promise and …

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Domenico Mazzola, Flows: advanced tech & data key to ensuring player welfare

SBC News Domenico Mazzola, Flows: advanced tech & data key to ensuring player welfare

In a world where engagement, acquisition and retention have arguably been key topics of conversation for many years, the necessity of ensuring a safe environment for players is one that has eclipsed all of these to be placed front and centre of the industry’s attention. With the role of automation in player engagement previously examined by Flows, Sales Director Domenico …

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David Yatom Hay, Soft2Bet: navigating the complexities of regulation

SBC News David Yatom Hay, Soft2Bet: navigating the complexities of regulation

Entering new markets presents its own set of challenges, but navigating the ever-changing regulatory landscape within the global gambling space is something that Soft2Bet has become very adept at.  Having recently entered the Italian market, and with licences for Sweden, Greece and Romania acquired earlier this year, Soft2Bet’s General Counsel David Yatom Hay has had his work cut out for …

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BetConstruct: Receiving a Danish licence gives us a “sublime advantage”

Danish Gambling Committee

BetConstruct has made its entry into the Danish market after receiving a new licence from Spillemyndigheden, the country’s gambling regulator.  The licence means that BetConstruct will be able to offer its online casino games, sports betting and live casino products as well as retail solutions for betting shops to operators across Denmark.  In a statement, BetConstruct said: “Obtaining a licence …

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NSW Government ensures ‘no one is left behind’ in problem gambling campaign

SBC News NSW Government ensures ‘no one is left behind’ in problem gambling campaign

The NSW Government has announced investment in a campaign helping people from diverse communities who are facing problems with gambling; ‘The Number that Changed our Life’. Aimed at those who are uncertain of how to get help, the four-month programme specifically supports people experiencing gambling harms from across Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Arabic and Hindu communities. Minister for Multiculturalism, Mark Coure, …

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LeoVegas gains financial flexibility via issue of unsecured bonds

Gustaf Hagman, LeoVegas CEO

LeoVegas has disclosed the successful issuance of senior unsecured bonds of SEK 500m in 2020 under a framework of up to SEK 800m. The online gambling group first announced this intention in November 2020, suggesting that it would enable the group to deliver on its expansion strategy amid a “focus on regulated markets and markets soon to become regulated”. Alongside …

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George Stalev, Delasport: Staying one step ahead of technology trends

George Stalev, Delasport: Staying one step ahead of technology trends

At a time when technology is constantly changing, George Stalev – Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Delasport – believes that companies must stay ‘one step ahead’ of competitors if they wish to stand out from the crowd. Speaking to SBC News, Stalev explained why ‘a technical approach is often the best way to solve a problem’ before touching upon the …

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BGC highlights importance of gambling’s ‘symbiotic relationship’ with sports

BGC highlights importance of gambling’s ‘symbiotic relationship’ with sports

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has emphasised the financial support that the betting industry provides for UK sports which have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic. In a submission to a House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into ‘sport in our communities’, the BGC stressed that the likes of horseracing, snooker, football and rugby league have …

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