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Scott Davies sharing experiences to help prevent problem gambling


“Some people will understand, some won’t. But there was a point when betting was the reason I was getting out of bed in the morning. Not the football, not my family, I just got up and placed bets, that was it. It was all I wanted to do.” Whether it’s the lifestyle, passion for the ...

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Lighter JPJ Group focused on returning Jackpotjoy to growth


Publishing its full-year 2018 results, the governance of London-listed JPJ Group declares that it has delivered record revenues and corporate earnings, ahead of its market consensus. Completing year-two as an LSE enterprise, JPJ records a 10% increase in group revenues to £319 million (FY2017: £289m), despite its flagship Jackpotjoy (UK) brand delivering a flat revenue ...

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Sweden’s Spelinspektionen proposes tougher advertising regulations


Swedish regulator Spelinspektionen has proposed new plans to restrict excessive gambling advertising, while also focusing on the formalisation of a cooperation deal with the country’s Konsumentverket consumer agency. The new plans will split responsibilities between the two bodies, as well as formalise the forms of information exchange and consultation. The regulator has not specified just ...

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Christer Fahlstedt – Paf on course to eliminate all big player losses by 2020


Detailing an ‘industry first’, Åland Island (Finland) based betting group Paf has moved to openly publish a detailed breakdown of its customers’ annual wins and losses as part of its corporate social responsibility mandate. Updating the market, Chief Executive Christer Fahlstedt detailed that the initiative would bring stakeholder transparency to Paf’s player wagering limits and further ...

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SkillCorner: Morgan Jacquin – The industry must keep offering a betting experience that keeps players coming back


Football and technology appear to go hand-in-hand with one another, especially given the increasing use of VAR technologies across a number of UK and international fixtures. In the run up to this year’s Betting on Football, SBC caught up with Morgan Jacquin, Head of Business Development at SkillCorner, to discuss technological innovation in the world ...

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Denmark to enforce new Code of Conduct seeking highest industry standards


Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority ,has announced that national stakeholders have agreed on new responsibility provisions, measures and adjustments to be attached to the Danish Gambling Act. A political agreement has been approved which will see Spillemyndigheden enforce a new ‘Code of Conduct’ for all licensed gambling incumbents to adhere to, beginning 1 July 2019. ...

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Assessing the football and betting sponsorship dynamic


Much has been written regarding the industry’s relationship with sports, none more so than football, where criticism has suggested measures must be put in place to curb what is seen as an over saturation of marketing, sponsorships and advertising. This topic is set to fall under the microscope at the sixth annual Betting on Football, ...

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UK Policy Committee – DCMS’ FOBTs policy fits purpose but assumptions cannot be tested


The UK government’s independent Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) has published its assessment of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) policy enforcement on ‘FOBTs wagering and social responsibility standards’. The RPC has reviewed whether DCMS inbound UK gambling FOBTs regulatory policy (to be enforced 1 April 2019), has effectively assessed social costs/benefits, industry ...

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FIS breaks the bank with Worldpay $43 billion transaction


Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) has agreed to purchase global leading payment solutions provider Worldpay Inc for a reported $35 billion (debt not included) transaction, exemplifying the industry shift towards large scale consolidation. The deal will be biggest takeover to date in the payments industry, which will see FIS assume Worldpay’s debt obligations – bringing ...

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Betting on Football

19 - 22 March 2019, Stamford Bridge, London

Betting on Football 2019 is a must-attend event for members of the football & betting industries. The event focuses on everything related to football and betting, including leadership, legislation, marketing & sponsorship, innovation and data.

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Betting on Sports America

23 - 25 April 2019, New York

Betting on Sports is finally coming to America and is the must-attend event for members of the US sports & betting industries. Experience no less than 40 conference sessions, 3 conference rooms and 6 main conference tracks over 3 days. 

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Betting on Sports

17 - 20 September 2019, Olympia London

Betting on Sports Week 2019 is a must-attend conference and exhibition for members of the sports, betting and gaming industries. You will experience the very best industry speakers and content with plenty of high level networking and business opportunities. 

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CasinoBeats Summit

17 - 20 September 2019, Olympia London

The CasinoBeats Summit is running alongside the wider Betting on Sports Week, which takes place on 17 – 20 September at Olympia London. As a delegate you will have full access to both events. The 2nd edition of the Summit will bring together operators, suppliers and a range of sector visionaries to consider the challenges facing the online casino sector. 

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