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SBC Leaders membership expands ahead of SBC Summit Barcelona

SBC Leaders has grown to 60 member companies ahead of its biggest meet-up to date, at this month’s SBC Summit Barcelona conference and exhibition. PAF, Apuesta Total, Nederlandse Loterij, Slots Million, Adjarabet, Retabet, BetWarrior, and the Ukrainian Gambling Council are among the new members of the exclusive group for international betting and gaming operators and operator associations. The membership has …

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Sacha Dragic: How SuperBet has maintained its entrepreneurial DNA

The possibility of an operator acquisition seemed “impossible” for SuperBet even as recently as 2018, said former Founder and Executive Chairman Sacha Dragic.

The possibility of an operator acquisition seemed “impossible” for SuperBet even as recently as 2018, said former Founder and Executive Chairman Sacha Dragic. However, two recent acquisitions have enabled the Romanian company to expand its reach across new markets without compromising its core values. Speaking as part of the SBC Leaders podcast, Dragic began discussions by giving an overview of …

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Robert Chvátal: SAZKA’s transformation has pushed the static boundaries of European lotteries

Speaking exclusively to SBC Leaders, Robert Chvátal reflects on his eight tenure leading SAZKA Group, transforming the Czech operator into Europe’s dominant pan-national lottery operator that now targets winning the National Lottery’s 2023 stewardship by putting forward a generationally innovative bid to reinvigorate the UK’s lottery market.  ____________ SBC: Thanks for speaking with us. 2020 marked your eighth year of …

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SBC Leaders: Why technology is an ‘enabler’ for player entertainment

“Technology is all about what it can do to the player experience, how it generates excitement and even the social elements that it creates,” Jette Nygaard-Andersen, CEO of Entain, told SBC Leaders as she highlighted the ways technology can enable new consumer behaviours. In an exclusive interview with SBC Leaders, Nygaard-Andersen shone a light on the first six months as …

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SBC Leaders: Pushing crypto boundaries and opportunities in the US

“If you don’t stop, or if you stand still, you’ll be left behind.” This was one of the warnings from Coingaming Group’s CEO Maarja Pärt as she explained how the company is pushing boundaries within the technology, crypto and investment spaces.  This exclusive interview with Pärt kickstarts the third edition of SBC Leaders for 2021, where she touches upon her …

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SBC Leaders – Jesper Svensson: “Betsson is at the forefront of digitalisation”

The betting and gaming industry finds itself on the forefront of fast-paced digitalisation challenges according to Jesper Svensson – CEO of Betsson AB‘s global operations – who states that industry incumbents must ‘push forward’ and take advantage of the new opportunities that present themself in 2021 and beyond.  Speaking to Kelly Kehn SBC’s Global Relationship Director in the latest episode …

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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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SBC Leaders – Combining education and differentiation with sporting passion

Latin America is a prominent emerging market in the international sports betting sector, with countries such as Colombia having already embraced regulation, whilst others such as Argentina, Mexico and Brazil are beginning to open their sectors.. Speaking to SBC Digital – Latinoamerica, the SBC Leaders Panel outlined the significance of the emerging market and highlighted key factors for success in …

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SBC Leaders: Lessons learned from 2020 and the road to recovery

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Drawing upon lessons learned can help build the foundation for strong future performance, explained Elen Barber, Chief Marketing Officer at Kindred Group. An exclusive interview with Barber kicks off the first 2021 edition of SBC Leaders, delving into all things marketing, sponsorship, regulation and responsible gambling. Yet as the magazine title would suggest, Barber is far from the only leader …

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SBC Leaders announces association’s first members

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SBC Leaders, the new association for the betting and gaming industry’s most influential operators, has announced its initial membership list.  The invitation-only group provides a forum for the leadership teams of its members to connect and share ideas, collaborate on major issues, and promote the industry as a positive sector for both employees and players. The international operators that comprise …

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