Tag Archives: iGaming

BtoBet introduces new strategy to shift sports betting reliance

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The ongoing COVID-19 crisis can be turned into an opportunity for bookmakers to diversify strategies and overcome an over-reliance on the sports betting calendar, said BtoBet CEO Alessandro Fried. The sportsbook and igaming platform provider has initiated a new strategy designed to help operators retain a current fold of players and shift engagement from betting on sports events to other alternative …

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Cillian Barry: SportCaller – How FTP is adapting to the new world with soft-touch engagement

Cillian Barry, SportCaller’s Managing Director, underlines why free-to-play games (FTP games) can help fill in the void for both sportsbooks and their social responsibility initiatives during the untimely hiatus of global sports disrupting all business components… ___________________ When we eventually look back at this time of tragedy and unsettling uncertainty which has defined the coronavirus pandemic, it seems The Great …

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Poker legend Molly Bloom in for CasinoBeats Malta

Molly Bloom to host Molly's Malta Game at CasinoBeats Malta

Molly Bloom, the American entrepreneur, author and legendary organiser of high-stakes VIP poker games featuring Hollywood A-listers, is to deliver a keynote at CasinoBeats Malta in March and host the event’s very own poker tournament. Bloom, whose memoir Molly’s Game was turned into an Oscar-nominated hit movie in 2017 starring Jessica Chastain, will open the second day of the event …

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Greek Ministry of Finance submits draft legislation to European Commission

The Greek Ministry of Finance has confirmed that online sports betting and other games will be subject to different licences as shown in the draft gambling regulations submitted to the European Commission. The draft legislation comes as the Ministry of Finance seeks to implement further controls on the gambling industry. As confirmed in the legislation, online sports betting licences will …

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Danish government raises taxes for igaming operators

The Danish government has revealed plans to raise the level of tax paid by igaming operators in Denmark, which is due to come into effect in 2021. Operators will now pay tax equal to 28% of gross gaming revenue, up from the previous 20%, which is expected to generate DKK150m (£17.1m) in tax revenues. Denmark’s Social Democratic Party-led minority government …

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Strongest ever SBC Awards shortlists announced

SBC AWARDS 2019 shortlists announced

Betsson Group lead the way in the most competitive ever SBC Awards, featuring in no fewer than 11 categories when the shortlists were unveiled today.  The winners of the 41 categories will be announced at a lavish ceremony in the stunning setting of Battersea Evolution, London on Tuesday 3 December 2019, in front of an audience of more than 700 …

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Darko Gacov, Singular: Using technological innovation to secure market advantage

Operators are continuing to find new ways to both keep up with and adapt to a rapidly changing technology landscape, explained Darko Gacov, Founding Partner at Singular Group. But one of the main challenges for suppliers at the minute is developing encaptivating features which give them the edge over others. SBC: In recent years there has been a big focus placed upon …

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Better Collective Spotlight: Applying ‘In-House’ SEO excellence to Brazilian facing brand

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Better Collective has been crowned Best In-House Team at the inaugural SEMrush Nordic Awards for the work between its in-house Organic Performance and Digital Intelligence teams on the optimisation of Brazilian facing website Sites de Apostas. The leading igaming affiliate, who this week reported Q1 revenues up 97 per cent, said that the award was proof that its growing stable …

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Schleswig-Holstein sets out plans to extend expired licences

Legislators from the German state Schleswig-Holstein have proposed a new bill which would extend recently expired casino and igaming licences across the state. The proposed legislation will set out the ways in which operators that hold an expired licence would be authorised to continue its igaming offerings across the state until the state can issue new licences. Due to the …

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BtoBet: Uberizing iGaming with a glocal approach

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BtoBet has recently launched its latest industry report titled ‘Uberizing iGaming with a glocal approach‘, which amongst other aspects focuses on a harmonised approach for adapting technology to the highly demanding iGaming industry. This document also takes a closer look at both technological dilemmas and the need to act decisively at a local level according to the knowledge at hand, …

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