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#boscon2017: Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint suggests ASA rulings were ‘last straw’

Speaking at last week’s Betting on Sports 2017,  Sky Betting & Gaming CEO Richard Flint said that his company “had to act” after recent rulings by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The rulings, which led to Sky Bet closing its affiliate hub, deemed that an affiliate partner of the operator had used dubious adverts which promoted the idea that ‘gambling …

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Exploring the possibility of affiliate licensing at #boscon2017

The future of affiliates has drawn a great deal of attention from the gambling industry in recent weeks, it’s something that caused Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint to question ‘how the system could carry on?’  With a whole host of industry experts discussing what the future holds for affiliates at the Betting on Sports 2017 conference, an idea that was consistently …

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Sky Bet’s Affiliate Hub closure due to ‘increasingly tough enforcement stances’

Affiliate updates

Sky Bet’s decision to close its affiliate hub has been the hot topic of the week in online betting and gaming and it’s one which will get great scrutiny at next week’s Betting on Sports Conference. The closure of Sky’s affiliate programme has the potential to send ripples throughout the industry on several levels, which is why the issue will …

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Strongest ever speaker lineup for next week’s Betting on Sports

Speaker lineup

There’s just one week left to secure your ticket to Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), an event stocked with the strongest lineup of speakers the sports betting industry has ever seen. Next week Olympia Conference Centre will open its doors to more than 1,200 high-level delegates, including representatives of more than 120 operators, 80 high-level affiliates and hundreds of …

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More than 120 operators confirmed for Betting on Sports 2017

Operators - #boscon2017

More than 120 operators, 75 top level affiliates and 80 suppliers will be joined by some of the biggest sports organisations in Europe at this year’s Betting on Sports conference, held from 12-15 September. Among the 120 operators at #boscon2017 will be the recently merged Paddy Power Betfair, a premium sponsor of the event, and Ladbrokes Coral, which will be …

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Danske Spil’s Jens Nielsen heads the sportsbook session at #boscon2017

sportsbook

The Head of Sportsbook session featuring Danske Spil’s Jens Nielsen, Mr Green’s Enda Gaffney and Vladimir Dratsjov from Olympic Entertainment Group (OlyBet) will provide an explosive start to the ‘Leaders in Betting’ track at Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September). Kicking off the first full day of #boscon2017 in the main auditorium at Olympia Conference Centre (13 September), the trio …

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Sports betting industry’s ‘most comprehensive agenda’ at Betting on Sports

BOS Agenda

SBC Events has launched what it believes is the most comprehensive conference agenda the sports betting industry has ever seen for Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September). Featuring 42 sessions across Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September, #boscon2017 will present over 150 experts from both the betting and sporting arenas, spanning three conference rooms at the Olympia Conference Centre in …

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Sky Betting & Gaming renews long-standing Playtech partnership

Playtech & Sky Bet

Sky Betting & Gaming has renewed its partnership with Playtech by agreeing a multi-product deal which extends across Playtech’s dedicated Live Casino environment. The long-standing partnership has facilitated year-on-year growth within gaming, live and bingo verticals at Sky Bet, who recently picked up an inaugural award recognising marketing excellence and innovation across the Playtech Casino network of global licensees. For example, …

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Sky Bet nets three-year deal with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Yorkshire CCC & Sky Bet

Leeds-based operator Sky Bet has signed a three-year deal to become an Official Betting & Gaming Partner for Yorkshire Country Cricket Club (CCC). The deal is set to build greater awareness of Sky Bet’s growing range of online and mobile betting services through engagement with the club’s supporter base and stakeholders. Sky Bet, which holds a 4/5 performance rating on …

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Deeper Integration…Sky Betting & Gaming extends platform partnership with NYX Gaming

Updating the market, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed that it has extended its lead platform provider partnership with NYX Gaming’s OpenBet systems. The renewal of partnership follows the successful launch of Sky Bet Italia in Q4 2016 on the OpenBet platform. NYX detailed that moving forward it would support SB&G’s international market initiatives, building a full roadmap of …

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