Tag Archives: KYC

David Pope: HooYu – Betting needs to stay alert on temporary KYC actions

The four months of global lockdown has seen several regulators place temporary player restrictions across licensed gambling marketplaces.    Facing further regulatory scrutiny, David Pope Marketing Director of digital customer identification solutions provider HooYu tells SBC that betting would be foolish to think of new KYC demands as pandemic stopgap measures.  _____________________ SBC: Hi David, great to catch-up. Are you …

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Roger Tyrzyk, IDnow: Helping online operators stop the bad guys

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‘Non manipulable’ identity verification solutions, such as those provided by IDnow, are vital across all industries where companies carry out customer interactions that require a high level of security – something which can, of course, be applied to online gambling. We asked Roger Tyrzyk, IDnow Country Manager for UK&I, Malta and Cyprus (pictured above), to discuss the ‘best of both’ …

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HooYu – SBC webinar to examine COVID-19’s impact on global gambling sector

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HooYu, experts in customer onboarding, KYC and customer insight, will host a special SBC Webinar on Wednesday, 13 May (BST 3:00- 4:00 pm) evaluating the true cost of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the global gambling sector.  HooYu will be joined by SBC and H2 Gambling Capital for COVID-19’s impact on gambling gross yield and how the industry can look …

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Alastair Graham: AgeChecked – Betting needs to get smart on Age ID

Calling for an imminent review of the 2005 Gambling Act, the UK government seeks to scrutinise the ‘under the bonnet’ components servicing online gambling incumbents. Amid heightened political scrutiny, Alastair Graham Chief Executive of age attribution software provider AgeChecked, details to SBC why in 2020 industry leadership needs to deepen its skillset and sophistication of tools related to age verification …

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Peter Murray, Alexem Services: Adapting to industry technological changes is key

Regulation Technology, or RegTech, is increasingly becoming an integral part in ensuring operator compliance across the gaming industry. Speaking to Peter Murray of Alexem Services, he explained that artificial intelligence will continue to grab the attention of the iGaming industry in the next few years, and that regulation is racing to try to keep up with both the demands of …

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Trustly Live to help land-based casinos go cashless

Trustly Live

Online payments specialist Trustly has launched Trustly Live, a brand new solution bringing instant cashless payments to land-based casinos and sportsbooks. Now that consumers are increasingly using less cash in their everyday lives, Trustly Live – the company’s first product built specifically for land-based gaming – is there to help operators keep up with this changing behaviour. For example, only …

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Gbet: Where KYC is a self-imposed standard not a regulatory obligation

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‘Know your customer’ is a phrase that almost always applies in the betting space to the person at the sharp end of the betting equation, namely the punter placing the bet. But it has equal if not greater importance further up the supply chain, especially if you’re a bespoke software supplier to those wanting to establish or enhance their sports …

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Expansion seeking W2 secures £3 million Series A funding

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W2 will expand its sales and marketing efforts after securing Series A funding to the tune of £3 million from Mercia Technologies PLC and the Development Bank of Wales. This will be used to build on an exceptional 2018 for W2, a B2B software provider focused on streamlining customer acquisition and managing regulatory risk by performing real-time identity verification, anti-money …

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W2’s Warren Russell: Screening new customers with a simplified on-boarding process

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W2 is a data screening solutions provider which helps major organisations, including those active in the sports betting industry, to conduct regulatory Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Fraud prevention checks. Six months on from securing significant growth fund investment, we caught up with the company’s CEO Warren Russell to discuss the development of its sales, marketing and technical …

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Double C Foundation seeks to bring crypto into play with relaunch of CasinoCoin

Double C Foundation a new industry body focusing on the development of crypto facilities and dynamics for the gambling sector has announced that it will relaunch CasinoCoin (CSC). CasinoCoin is an open source, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency designed specifically for the regulated online gambling industry, Double C Foundation aims to relaunch the coin with the aim of bringing crypto functions to a …

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