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Esports Technologies joins ESIC integrity charter 

Esports Technologies has joined the anti-corruption charter led by the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC), which aims to eliminate match-fixing and corruption from all levels of professional esports.  Las Vegas-based Esports Technologies is one of the fastest-growing suppliers of esports-customised wagering platforms, data API feeds and odds/risk management solutions. Last April, it became the first dedicated esports wagering systems provider to …

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SBC launches Martin Lycka’s Safe Bet Show with Feldman interview

SBC has launched a new video podcast featuring Entain Plc’s Senior Vice President for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling Martin Lycka as he looks closely at the way the industry is approaching player protection and social responsibility.  Martin Lycka’s ‘Safe Bet Show‘ will see leading figures from the gambling industry placed in the hot seat as Lycka quizzes them …

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Wiraya and A GAME ABOVE: Partnering to produce full lifecycle potential

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Just yesterday, customer activation software provider Wiraya announced a long-term partnership with customer experience marketing agency A GAME ABOVE.  Writing exclusively for SBC News, the CEOs of both businesses discuss the journey to making customers believe in their offering across all stages of the lifecycle, and how they plan to promote the value benefits for consumers, client brands and product …

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Scientific Games leadership commits to salary cut to navigate COVID-19 headwinds

Barry Cottle, President and Group CEO of Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), has this morning issued a personal statement on the firm’s contingency planning and workforce actions to counter global COVID-19 impacts. Cottle has confirmed that SGC will implement a series of cost-savings measures seeking to secure long-term company jobs as it reduces workforce hours.  Drastic actions have seen the firm’s …

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BetConstruct offers support to land-based casinos amid COVID-19 pandemic

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BetConstruct has stepped in to support land-based casinos amid the COVID-19 pandemic by live streaming casino games played in-venue on a dedicated online platform. This is part of the igaming software provider’s offer to help land-based casinos utilise physical resources by extending to the digital medium. The solution, said BetConstruct, provides answers to some of the problems facing land-based casinos …

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MGM seeks new Chairman as Jim Murren ends leadership tenure

MGM Resorts International has revealed its transition plan following the news of chairman and CEO Jim Murren’s decision to step down before his contract expiration.  The search process is set to be run by a committee of independent directors formed by the board alongside a ‘nationally recognised’ executive search firm. In a statement issued, Murren expressed his gratitude to MGM …

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William Hill US expands Vegas profile by acquiring CG Technology sportsbooks

Further to publishing its Q3 trading statement this morning, FTSE bookmaker William Hill confirms that its ‘US division’ will expand its Las Vegas footprint by acquiring the sportsbook assets of CG Technology. CG Technology has operated Nevada-based sportsbooks since 2009, establishing six luxury wagering premises in The Venetian, The Palazzo, The Cosmopolitan, Palms Resort, the Tropicana and Silverton Casino. Furthermore, …

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Morten Andersen, Better Collective: Why iGaming businesses must do their homework to succeed in the US

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Morten Andersen, the all-time leader for number of games played in the National Football League (NFL), will be joining the Better Collective team in his role of Brand Ambassador at next week’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. For the latest in the popular Better Collective Spotlight series, Andersen outlined his contribution to the company’s US mission, as well …

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