Tag Archives: iGaming

Acroud: The sports betting comeback and focusing on fast-growing markets

Acroud

Robert Andersson (pictured) is the CEO for Acroud, a leading company for iGaming lead generation. He spoke to SBC about how its poker heritage sets it apart from other affiliates, as well as putting more focus on sports betting, opportunities afoot in the US and how operators must move away from the ‘easy’ bonus led approach. SBC: Can you just …

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How TVBET is capturing attention with its content creation

Generating high-end, modern content is a key component to elevating the customer experience when it comes to live games, explained TVBET, whose representatives wrote the following article for SBC News about its aim for continuous improvement and the creative process behind some of their game mechanics. Currently, live games are growing in popularity among players, with a small number of …

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Armenia tightens up gambling regulations with new location restrictions

Armenia is reported to be tightening up its gambling regulations, with measures due to impact both the location and size of betting venues. Reported by Armenian media outlets, during a government meeting Finance Minister Atom Janjughazyan stated that bookmakers will now be required to operate solely at locations which are a certain distance away from ‘heavily populated areas, as well …

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Costello: ‘Swedish limits aren’t for player protection, they’re just pure politics’

Recognised as one of igaming’s most lucrative marketplaces, conditions in Sweden have been drastically altered following the government enforcing a series of wagering and deposit restrictions. The safer gambling measures were instantly criticised by licensed operators as well as the country’s regulator. The panel discussing ‘the fallout from Sweden’ at the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital weighed in on developments. …

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India’s Andhra Pradesh imposes blanket ban on online gambling

New measures have been put in place in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh which impose a blanket ban on online gambling, targeting direct restrictions on online poker and rummy services. Perni Venkataramaiah, the state’s Minister of Transport, Information and PR, confirmed the news, stating that the Council of Ministers had agreed to amend the state’s 1974 Gaming Act to …

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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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Sweden: Soft2Bet CEO Chaikin on prospering in igaming’s brave new world

After the regulated Swedish online gambling market formally opened in January 2019, it’s fair to say that it hasn’t turned out as many had expected. Fuelled by concerns that the COVID-19 lockdown could lead to greater incidences of gambling-related harm, the Swedish regulator recently introduced additional player-protection measures to what many already considered to be a challenging market. For an …

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Romania’s ONJN adds 20 sites to blacklist

Oficiul Național pentru Jocuri de Noroc (ONJN), the national gambling office of Romania, has added a further 20 sites to its ‘blacklist’ of unauthorised gaming sites. The sites added to the blacklist includes 488365.com, a domain that links to Bet365, as well as Megapari.com, Fivecasino.net, 22-bet.net, and Megaslot. The regulator confirmed that each of the sites added must be blocked …

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Sapar Karyagdyyev: Avoiding the pitfalls of a white-label solution

Sapar Karyagdyyev, CEO of Gamingtec, looks at the key challenges when adopting a white-label solution, and why companies must exercise caution when entering the igaming market. Using a white label offering is one of the most popular solutions for entrants interested in beginning their casino or sportsbook operations. Browsing the internet, one can find lots of tips and suggestions explaining …

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Fast Track’s Dan Morrison: Why now is the time to digitalise player engagement

Dan Morrison reflects on his journey from a bootstrapped entrepreneur to his new role as the Commercial Director of Fast Track, looking at the evolution of player engagement strategies and how a digitalised, customer-centric approach benefits the entire iGaming industry. A unified player engagement strategy: more problems than solutions? The evolution of the internet is perhaps the single most important …

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