Tag Archives: Marco Castaldo

SBC Leaders: Regulatory blindspots and the industry’s COVID bounceback

SBC Leaders: Regulatory blindspots and the industry’s COVID bounceback

“We need to be able to look ourselves in the eye and say we did everything we could,” explained William Hill CEO Ulrik Bengtsson, as he contemplated the importance of social responsibility and player protection across the betting and gaming industry. This exclusive interview with Bengtsson opens the second edition of SBC Leaders for 2021, where he shares his views …

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Genius Sports nets data and trading partnership with Microgame

Genius Sports has secured a major commercial agreement with Microgame SPA, having been appointed as sportsbook data and trading services provider for the Italian online gambling platform this week. Under the terms of the deal, Microgame SPA will move to upgrade its data capacity and trading services with Genius Sports’ official data provisions. The partnership will cover Microgame’s entire portfolio …

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SBC Digital Italy to deliver timely assessment of Italian market opportunities

SBC Digital Italy Preview

This week’s SBC Digital Italy conference and exhibition is set to deliver a timely and in-depth analysis of the latest developments in one of Europe’s largest betting and gaming markets.  The online event on Wednesday 17 February will bring together 750 executives from the Italian gambling industry to exchange ideas about the future of the sector at this time of …

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Microgame: Capitalising on the ‘step change’ for Italy’s betting market

Microgame: Capitalising on the 'step change' for Italy's betting market

The pandemic has brought about a ‘step change’ in the development of the Italian betting market, said Microgame CEO Marco Castaldo (pictured, left), who believes that operators are now beginning to realise the online growth potential. Speaking ahead of next week’s SBC Digital Italy, he explained why those operators who can differentiate the overall user experience by specific player segments …

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SBC Digital Italy announces high-level speaker line-up

SBC Digital Italy Speaker Preview

The SBC Digital Italy conference and exhibition is set to feature some of the most influential figures from the Italian betting and gaming industry, including senior executives and specialists from Gamenet Group, SKS365, Betsson Group, SNAITECH and E-Play24. The online event on 17 February 2021 has an agenda that covers the tough trading and regulatory environment for Italian operators, the …

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SBC Digital Italy set to address betting and gaming industry’s biggest issues

SBC Digital Italy

The SBC Digital Italy conference and exhibition is set to see 25 of the country’s most influential betting and gaming industry executives tackle a highly topical agenda that addresses the many challenges facing the sector.  While Italy can boast one of Europe’s largest and longest-established regulated gambling markets, the industry has a host of problems related to regulation, taxation, government …

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BOSE Digital: Separating product from service for multi-jurisdictional success

It’s important to distinguish product from service, said Microgame’s Marco Castaldo, as a collection of CEOs for leading sports betting and gaming suppliers discussed the best way of working with operators on a multi-jurisdictional basis.  Speaking at Betting on Sports Europe – Digital in the ‘Market fragmentation – Supplier CEO Panel’, sponsored by Altenar, Castaldo was replying to an opening …

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Betting on Sports Europe – Digital unveils high-level speaker line-up

Betting on Sports Europe - Digital

The Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and exhibition will feature one of the highest level speaker line-ups the industry has seen, with senior executives and specialists from Betsson, Danske Spil, FIFA, GVC, Kaizen Gaming, Kindred Group, Pinnacle, and Superbet among those set to take part. The agenda for the event on 21 – 22 October tackles head on …

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SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital: A new reality for omnichannel

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In principle, the challenges for delivering an effective omnichannel strategy remain the same across all gambling territories, but in some cases regulations dictate that this is now more about recreating the same user experience than it is syncing up distribution channels. That was one of the main takeaways from the ‘Creating an omnichannel experience’ panel, sponsored by Italy-based B2B service …

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Omnichannel marketing: The “twin remedy” for Italy’s advertising ban

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The more that Italian sports betting and gaming operators embrace the omnichannel concept, the less they will miss traditional media advertising. That’s according to Marco Castaldo, CEO at Microgame (pictured left), who believes most of the money pre-advertising ban last summer was “spent ineffectively anyway”. We are looking ahead to next month’s SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, where Castaldo is …

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