Tag Archives: National Lottery

Marc Etches – UK lotteries need to up their GambleAware contributions

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Speaking to the Lotteries Council on Thursday 19 April, Marc Etches, the Chief Executive of industry charity GambleAware, has called for UK lottery stakeholders and Camelot operator of the National Lottery to increase their donations for problem gambling prevention, research and treatment. Etches comments come a few weeks following the UK’s Public Accounts Committee’s publishing of its report into the ‘Future …

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Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale – Addressing non-betting football fans

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Innovation forms a crucial aspect of many industries, particularly amongst the plethora of spheres within gambling and gaming globally. With the cost of acquiring new customers and the rate of churn increasing, one particular challenge is how to engage and monetise new customers. Bruce Bale, CEO of Sportdec, briefly discusses this challenge and the motivation for innovation: “[It] is about …

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Winning Post – Spain’s draft budget proposes good news for betting operators

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: Gambling and gender – what crisis? Gambling has been on the wrong side of practically every issue recently, especially in the UK. Entirely separately to gambling’s regular whipping, there has been …

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Kazakhstan gets National Lottery courtesy of Scientific Games

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NASDAQ listed gambling technology suppliers Scientific Games Corporation, has announced that it is bringing lottery game entertainment to the Republic of Kazakhstan. Launching the National Lottery of Kazakhstan it was detailed that JSC Satty Zhuldyz is to operate the offering, after being awarded a 15 year contract, with Scientific Games serving as the exclusive supplier of all games, technology and …

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Independent bookies appeal to Theresa May over FOBTs

Independent bookmakers in the United Kingdom have made a written appeal to Prime Minister Theresa May, imploring the disregarding of a proposed £2 Fixed Odds Betting Terminal (FOBT) maximum stake. Ahead of government judgement on proposed wagering reduction, various representatives issued a reminder and agreement with May when she stated “From dynamic start-ups to established family firms, our small and …

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Winning Post – British gambling industry undergoes structural changes

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: 2017 Participation statistics – profound structural change continues The latest Gambling Commission Participation Data demonstrates a GB sector continuing to evolve along relatively established lines. There are few …

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Standards Matter… William Hill’s Bowcock seeks to follow Flint’s path

 Scott Longley details why industry leaders Philip Bowcock (Group CEO of William Hill Plc) and Richard Flint (CEO of Sky Betting & Gaming) share an aligned vision and solidarity in raising industry social responsibility standards. In 2018, the betting industry has more to lose than just a punishing FOBTs judgement… ______________ William Hill has just endured one of those weeks. …

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UKGC warns of Children’s gambling exposure and its consequences

The Gambling Commission has published its young persons survey, a report into the gambling behaviours of 11-16 year olds in England, Wales and Scotland, which warns of children’s exposure to gambling, and its long term impacts. Relating to situations within which youngsters could experience gambling where risks are not always explained, new data has raised questions of the impacts these …

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Kambi continues regulated market strategy with Sun International deal

Kambi Group has signed a ‘multi-channel agreement,’ to provide its sportsbook and technology services to gaming and hospitality group Sun International. The South Africa facing online sportsbook currently operate SunBet.co.za, and will migrate to the Kambi end-to-end sports betting solution, supported by a Bede Gaming backend platform, before launching into additional markets. Kristian Nylén, CEO of Kambi, said: “We are …

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