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6 of the Best – Gamban’s Daniel Umfleet

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Daniel Umfleet, Managing Director of Gamban. Continue reading to discover an expensive World Series escapade, an album and movie crossover and how betting on yourself can really pay off. Best Holiday  This is a hard one to pin down. I’ve been very lucky in my travels with Gamban thus far, and have seen some …

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IGT posts stable 2018 despite international slowdown

The governance of New York-listed gambling/lottery technology and systems provider IGT Plc has published its full-year 2018 results, underlying marked improvements within its North American lottery division maintained against a tougher international back-drop. Updating the market, IGT reports stable group revenues of $4.8 billion (FY2017: $4.9bn), despite the company recording a tough Q4 2018 closing, in which consolidated revenues declined …

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Sports betting to accelerate significant growth of North American sports

Increased sponsorship opportunities and the heightened value of media rights are set to elevate the growth of North American sports in the coming years according to research by the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The research suggests that new inventory related to gambling, digital media platforms, uniform rights, and incremental in-venue signage and naming rights opportunities will play a key role in enhancing the …

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NetEnt’s Erik Nyman on driving American progress

Operating in the US market for almost three years, NetEnt is looking to build on experience and continue to establish itself as one of the leading suppliers in the growing US market. Having previously played a key role in the firm’s expansion in Europe and with WLA customers, Managing Director of NetEnt Americas Erik Nyman spoke to SBC about NetEnt’s …

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IGT strengthens partnership with the Louisiana State Police

Gambling technology and lottery systems supplier International Game Technology (IGT), has confirmed a nine and a half year extension to its contract with Louisiana Police. Working through its IGT Global Solutions Corporation subsidiary, its sees an upgrade of video gaming monitoring systems provided for the Video Gaming Division of the Louisiana State Police’s Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) …

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Stars Group finalises lucrative Sky Bet acquisition

The Stars Group has announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming. The deal, which is believed to be worth around  $4.7 billion, comes after the Stars Group successfully executed its public share offering raising $622 million in capital for this acquisition. Rafi Ashkenazi, The Stars Group’s Chief Executive Officer, commented on the deal: “This …

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SBC’s On The Ball – International insight

The Russian World Cup kicked off in style yesterday evening, with the hosts taking apart an amateur looking Saudi Arabia side, in front of a jubilant Moscow crowd. To mark the commencing of football’s showpiece event, this edition of On The Ball aims to give a greater insight into some international stories, analysing the 2026 World Cup, as well as …

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ICE London confirms double digit attendance increase

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An independent audit has declared 2018’s ICE London as the biggest on record, with visitor numbers confirmed as 33,536, an 11 percent increase on 2017s figure. The seventh consecutive year of growth for the event also saw a 17 percent rise in the average number of visitors per stand, and a 12 percent increase in the visitor numbers per square …

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SBC Global launches Americas dedicated website

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Sports betting event organiser and media company SBC Global has launched a brand new website this week dedicated to covering news and developments in the burgeoning Americas markets. SBC Americas (www.sbcamericas.com) will specialise in all aspects of sportsbook, betting, gaming and gambling in the Americas including North, Central, Latin and South America as well as Canada and the Caribbean. Joining …

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ARC agrees deal with TSG Global Wagering Solutions

Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) has agreed a significant distribution deal for North American thoroughbred and greyhound racing with TSG Global Wagering Solutions (“GWS”). The deal commences from April 2018, under an exclusive arrangement, which sees ARC take GWS horseracing and greyhound content for distribution for fixed-odds betting in independent betting shops in the UK and across the international market. GWS …

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