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David Yatom Hay, Soft2Bet: navigating the complexities of regulation

SBC News David Yatom Hay, Soft2Bet: navigating the complexities of regulation

Entering new markets presents its own set of challenges, but navigating the ever-changing regulatory landscape within the global gambling space is something that Soft2Bet has become very adept at.  Having recently entered the Italian market, and with licences for Sweden, Greece and Romania acquired earlier this year, Soft2Bet’s General Counsel David Yatom Hay has had his work cut out for …

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Soft2Bet: turning regulatory challenges into new opportunities

Soft2Bet: turning regulatory challenges into new opportunities

The last year has been a busy one for Soft2Bet, with the igaming and sportsbook solution provider entering several new markets in the first half of the year alone.  But according to David Yatom Hay (pictured, right), Soft2Bet’s General Counsel, this is just the tip of the iceberg, with big plans already in motion to pursue new, promising opportunities around …

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TMT Analysis: Verifying identities is easier than you think – William Hill learnt the hard way

SBC News TMT Analysis: Verifying identities is easier than you think – William Hill learnt the hard way

Fergal Parkinson, Director of TMT Analysis, asks whether gambling companies should be doing more to verify players’ identities, drawing upon the recent example of William Hill. British gambling giant William Hill has recently been hit with a record-breaking £19.2m penalty by the UK Gambling Commission. It could have been even worse – the regulator reportedly considered suspending the organisation’s licence.  …

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Year in Review: Q2 continues to set the tone with M&A shakeups and regulatory debate

Year in Review

As 2022 gathered pace, it was clear that the year was going to be one of extensive M&A, trading and regulatory activity, as companies published their first quarterly updates and the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) had some big decisions to make. Kicking off Q2, Betsson and Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) revealed respective major accomplishments, as the former made a strong …

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Alex Beecham, Checkd Media: a two-way conversation is crucial for entry to new markets

SBC News Alex Beecham, Checkd Media: a two-way conversation is crucial for entry to new markets

Entering any new market can be tricky, but according to Checkd Media Managing Director Alex Beecham, working with operators can help ensure high standards to engender long term market trust. Speaking ahead of Betting on Sports Europe, Beecham outlines some of Checkd Media’s plans for global expansion as he highlights the importance of a ‘two-way conversation’ between operators and affiliates. …

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Funanga: How cash can help operators navigate payment challenges in Latin America

Funanga: How cash can help operators navigate LatAm payment challenges

Emerging markets are always high on the agenda for iGaming operators writes Jens Bader, CEO of CashtoCode, however some regions such as Latin America (LatAm) can prove tricky – which is why cash can help relieve some of the regulatory headaches when entering new regions. At any given moment, iGaming operators are exploring the opportunities they present or trying to …

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Spelinspektionen clears four of underage betting allegations

SBC News Spelinspektionen clears four of underage betting allegations

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has ruled that four operators have been cleared following allegations that they had offered markets on sporting events which included a ‘majority of participants’ under the age of 18.  ATG, Betsson, Hillside Sports and Kindred Group-owned Spooniker all had cases cleared by Spelinspektionen after it was initially thought that the four operators had offered markets on the …

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AGA presents a US Betting Overview: Plans, Progress & Partnerships webinar

SBC AGA US Betting Industry Webinar

The Betting on Sports webinar series resumes on Wednesday October 2 when SBC Americas presents ‘U.S. Betting Industry Overview: Plans, Progress & Partnerships’, an exclusive discussion with the American Gaming Association (AGA). Ahead of the G2E Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas (October 14-17 2019), the AGA’s Senior Director of Government Relationships, Jessica Feil, will present an in-depth analysis of …

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