Tag Archives: uk

Entain witnesses emissions reduction in 2021-22 ESG report

Entain has witnessed a 7% reduction in absolute GHG emissions from 2020, as well as revealing a majority of its revenue stems from domestic regulated markets.  Publishing its 2021-22 ESG report, which sets out the firm’s approach to, and performance on, sustainability and ESG related issues, the operator revealed that, alongside the aforementioned, its UK and Republic of Ireland retail …

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SBC Leaders latest issue goes live with new dedicated Canada section

The latest issue of SBC Leaders Magazine, number 20, is published this week with a brand new addition to the editorial format. In keeping with the magazine’s remit to pursue news and developments in new markets, it now includes a dedicated Canada section. Kicking off proceedings is an interview with Shelley White who shares her journey into the betting industry …

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BT and Warner Bros. Discovery finalise UK and Ireland sports venture

BT and Warner Bros. Discovery have introduced a 50-50 joint premium sports venture in the UK and Ireland. The collaboration sees BT Sport transferred to Warner Bros. Discovery, meaning that the BT Sport network and Eurosport UK are operated together.  Additionally, BT will gain £93 million from Warner Bros. Discovery and up to around GBP540 million by way of an …

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Goodwin Racing introduces bet refunds in new FSB-powered sportsbook

Goodwin Racing has introduced a new sportsbook, Betgoodwin, which looks to offer modern technology to new and existing UK players, such as bet cash out and create a bet. In creating the development with software suppliers FSB Technology, the partners have made available ‘thousands of pre market and in play betting opportunities’ every month. The current free bet refund offers …

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William Woodhams, Fitzdares: Winning the long term game with customer experience

William Woodhams, Fitzdares: Winning the long term game with customer experience

Creating a more personalised customer experience has long been front and centre for Fitzdares, and according to CEO William Woodhams, a stand-out journey is what helps distinguish an operator from the competition. Speaking at the recent Betting on Sports Europe, you can view the panel sessions on demand here, Woodhams expressed the importance of customer experience when engaging with bettors. …

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Mikael Lijtenstein: Tapping into the UK’s rapidly evolving payments sector

Mikael Lijtenstein: Tapping into the UK’s rapidly evolving payments sector

Mikael Lijtenstein recently revealed that AstroPay would be strengthening its presence in Europe, with the UK highlighted as a key target market. Speaking to SBC News, the AstroPay CEO delves further into the reasons why the UK presents a “window of opportunity” for its products before addressing why technology and payments solutions must “keep up with ever-changing user preferences”. SBC: …

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Young and male — is the iGaming player stereotype true?

Young and male — is the iGaming player stereotype true?

When considering what makes a ‘typical bettor’, many often imagine a male aged between 18-35, but – according to Slotegrator – “there’s more and more reason to consider female gamblers and those in other age brackets as well”. A new guide published by the iGaming software provider highlighted the importance of operators having an in-depth knowledge of their customers – …

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Winning Post: NY developments, counting problem gamblers and video gaming

Will sports betting come to the rescue for Ney York’s COVID-hit finances? Regulus Partners believes that Governor Andrew Cuomo has a tricky balancing act if he wants to boost coffers with deregulation. And why are regulators changing how they count problem gambling behaviour? US: sports betting regulation – Cuomo takes a bite? There has been a long history of gambling …

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