Tag Archives: KPMG

Abios & BETER: helping operators inspire brand loyalty in the Netflix-generation

SBC News Abios & BETER: helping operators inspire brand loyalty in the Netflix-generation

Cutthroat competition and new digital consumer habits are increasingly forcing sportsbooks and affiliates to navigate difficult seas when trying to differentiate themselves and attract new audiences. But with extensive experience within the esports segment and digitally-native audiences, Abios and BETER are using their learnings to provide insights into how sportsbooks should be positioned to win the attention of the Netflix …

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EEG promotes Villani to CFO for reogranisation 

SBC News EEG promotes Villani to CFO for reogranisation 

Esports Entertainment Group Inc (EEG) has confirmed the promotion of Michael Villani to Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from 29 August. Villani served as the interim CFO of EEG following the departure of Damian Mathews in January. Prior to this interim appointment, Villani had served as the financial controller for the Nasdaq-listed firm. EEG highlighted Villani’s credentials, noting his nine-year …

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UKGC launches test hub for White Label compliance

Sarah Garnder: UKGC consultation conclusions due this summer

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has launched a new ‘test hub’ to facilitate the responsibilities and duties of working with non-licensed entities.  The hub is focused on providing information and guidance on the responsibilities of operators who choose to deal with ‘non-licensed entities’, including white-label partners. Located under the ‘Compliance’ tab, the hub defines the expectations and duties operators must …

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Sarah Gardner: UKGC to place spotlight on White Label management

SBC News Sarah Gardner: UKGC to place spotlight on White Label management

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) will initiate “two major projects to bolster the responsibilities of licensees in relation to third parties and white label arrangements” according to Deputy CEO Sarah Gardner during her address to the KPMG Gibraltar eSummit on 15 June 2023.  The projects form part of the Commission’s working mandate to put into practice the recommendations of the …

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EGBA: Members outperform wider adult services on online protection 

SBC News EGBA: Members outperform wider adult services on online protection 

The European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) has praised the effective consumer protection measures of its members.  The statement follows the publication of a report by Big-4 auditor KPMG, commissioned by the Brussels trade body which evaluated consumer protection measures offered by various adult online services, including gambling. The report saw KPMG undertake a review of six EGBA members, evaluating …

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Andrew Lyman: “Gibraltar Commission won’t apply artificial rules to meet FATF demands on tougher gambling sanctions”

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Andrew Lyman, Gibraltar’s Chief Commissioner for Gambling, has stated that his department is committed to helping the government remove the British Overseas Territory from the Financial Action Task Force‘s (FATF) ‘greylist’ – ‘in the quickest of time possible’.  The statement was made to delegates attending the KPMG Gibraltar e-Gambling Summit this morning, in which Lyman detailed his surprise at the …

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Flutter replaces KPMG with Deloitte as sportsbook auditor

SBC News Flutter replaces KPMG with Deloitte as sportsbook auditor

Flutter Entertainment has named Deloitte as the auditor for its Paddy Power and Betfair sportsbook brands, according to a report from The Times. Deloitte replaces KPMG – one of its rivals in the ‘Big Four’ auditing firms alongside PwC and EY– as Flutter’s auditor partner, ending a 20 year business relationship. By entering into the agreement with Flutter, Deloitte has …

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BGC delivers debut Gambling Anti-Money Laundering Group workshop

SBC News BGC delivers debut Gambling Anti-Money Laundering Group workshop

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has completed the first Training Day for the Gambling Anti-Money Laundering Group (GAMLG), in a bid to drive high standards and encourage best practice. Topics of discussion during the day-long session was consideration of key emerging risks, best practice and developments, which the standards body stated was a reflection of ‘the diversity of compliance …

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Rainbow Sports launches free data centre for African football’s commercial development 

SBC News Rainbow Sports launches free data centre for African football’s commercial development 

Pan-African sports agency Rainbow Sports Global has launched its ‘African Football Data Centre’, an open information platform tracking the commercial developments of Africa’s professional football leagues. The data centre has been co-developed by Football Benchmark, the dedicated football analytics and commercial reporting tool of Big-4 auditor KPMG – with a view to provide stakeholders the most comprehensive and accurate information …

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