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Inside Edge: England’s revenge bid and Ronaldo goes for 100


Over the next few months, Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – will be looking at the best of the weekend’s sporting activity. This time, we go from Cristiano Ronaldo and his bid to join the international 100-club, to England’s revenge mission in Reykjavík and Serena Williams’ latest attempt at matching Margaret Court’s 24-time ...

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A helping hand(over): BMIT Technologies virtual agent finds customer service balance


Finding the right balance between live and automated support for customer service is an ongoing debate in the iGaming industry. While the process of ‘deflecting’ (to technology) for simple case resolution is now well established, the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) brought new challenges as well as creating opportunities. For example, finding that line where ...

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Wesley Taylor joins Crucial Compliance as non-exec director


Responsible gaming and AML strategy specialist Crucial Compliance has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Wesley Taylor as a Non-Executive Director. Under the new role, Taylor’s main responsibility will be financial oversight and governance, as well as advising on sustainable growth strategies. Commenting on his new role, Taylor said: “I am delighted ...

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Arc crowds limited as French COVID cases surge


French restrictions on public gatherings could mean that this year’s Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe could be limited to 5,000 attendees. According to the Racing Post, race organisers France Galop had hoped that the event would gain the green light from the Paris police and city authorities to host 15,000-20,000 people with social distancing ...

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ESIC issues update on Mountain Dew League investigation


Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has confirmed that it is nearing the conclusion of its investigation into match-fixing allegations related to the ‘Mountain Dew League’ (MDL) tournament series operated by associate member ESEA, a subsidiary of pro-esports tournament organiser ESL. Countering ‘social media speculation’, ESIC has issued the update on its ongoing investigation of ESEA’s MDL ...

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Sportradar’s Carsten Koerl and DraftKings’ Jason Robins to open SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital


SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital is set to open with two of the sports betting & gaming industry’s most influential figures, when Carsten Koerl (CEO & Founder, Sportradar) and Jason Robins (Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder, DraftKings) take part in an exclusive In Conversation session. The theme of the event’s keynote, which is scheduled for Tuesday ...

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UKGC calls for final input on slot design


The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) will close its public consultation on online slot design and in-game features today (3 September), concluding its gathering of opinions and insights on how to safeguard slot development and making games safer for the general public. Marked as a key research directive, the UKGC launched its consultation on slot design ...

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Betfred bid for bankrupt Phumelela refused


Betfred is reported to have been rejected in its last-minute attempt to acquire bankrupt South African heritage wagering and racetrack operator Phumelela Gaming & Leisure.  South African racing news sources reported that Phumelela’s bankruptcy auditor refused to review Betfred’s ZAR 900 million (€45m) counteroffer submitted at the end of August as Phumelela closed its window ...

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Ioannis Koutrakos joins Kaizen Gaming as marketing lead


Kaizen Gaming has strengthened its senior leadership after confirming that Ioannis Koutrakos will become the new Group Marketing Director. Koutrakos, who will take responsibility for marketing and communication projects that involve both Stoiximan and Betano brands across all markets, will take over from Chris Tzalavras who is now Head of Commercial for Stoiximan. Celebrating his ...

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GambleAware strengthens Bet Regret campaign with new partners


Launching the next wave of its Bet Regret safer gambling campaign, GambleAware has secured new partnerships with Supporters Direct Scotland and MAN v FAT. In addition, the charity has also renewed its existing partnership with both the Football Supporters Association (FSA) and the Scottish Football Supporters Association. The new and extended agreements will focus on ...

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SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital

8 - 11 September 2020

The SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital is the online version of SBC’s flagship event, with over 10,000 delegates and 100 exhibitors. You can look forward to a Global Betting & Gaming Show that will deliver a fully virtual and interactive conference, exhibition and networking experience to executives in all industry sectors and from all regions. The event will offer a unique opportunity to meet and network in the themed networking sessions, round tables and workshops with a global audience of decision-makers, in and around the world-wide industry.

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SBC Digital Summit Africa

6-7 October 2020

The SBC Digital Summit Africa is the largest virtual event dedicated to the African continent. Featuring a star-studded roster of speakers and sessions which will cover over two days the most important markets and opportunities, the event will deliver a fully virtual and interactive conference, exhibition and networking platform to operators, affiliates, suppliers and investors involved or interested in the African betting & gaming industry.

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Betting on Sports Europe Digital

21-22 October 2020

Betting on Sports Europe – Digital is the online version of the foremost conference for senior executives from European sports betting operators, providing a forum for high-level discussions that will help to shape the future of the industry. The fully virtual event will feature an interactive exhibition to allow operators to view the latest industry innovations and talk business with suppliers. There are also multiple networking opportunities, including sector-specific roundtables, workshops, and a Virtual Networking Bar, to help make connecting with fellow industry professionals straightforward.

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SBC Digital Summit CIS

4-5 November 2020

The SBC Digital Summit CIS is the largest virtual event dedicated to the CIS region. It will deliver a fully virtual and interactive conference, exhibition and networking platform to all delegates with an interest in the booming CIS betting and gaming industry. The event is a must-attend event for all operators, affiliates, and suppliers keen on taking advantage of and exploiting the massive opportunities in the region.

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Betting on Sports America Digital

1-3 December 2020

 

Betting on Sports America Digital is the online edition of the largest dedicated sports betting trade show in North America. It features a high-level digital conference that will see senior executives from major operators, regulators, and sports organizations share ideas that will help to shape the future of the U.S. sports betting industry. Along with the content, there will be a wide range of opportunities to connect and talk business, including an interactive expo hall showcasing the latest innovations from leading suppliers, themed networking roundtables, and workshops.

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