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RecoverMe: Using mHealth to support problem gambling treatment


Easy access to problem gambling treatment has become somewhat of a priority, and mobile apps can ensure that individuals can manage and treat their gambling addiction. Dr Minal Jain and Dr Tejus Patel, co-founders of RecoverMe, sat down with SBC to discuss how cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness and industry collaboration can effectively support individuals in ...

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Cross-party think-tank calls for £100 monthly limit on gambling


Cross-party think-tank The Social Market Foundation (SMF) has called for further ‘protective regulation’ of wagering limits to be rolled out, advising regulators that gamblers should be limited to betting ‘£100 each month until they pass more stringent checks‘. Reported by the Financial Times, the think tank claims that it is ‘inevitable that gamblers will sometimes ...

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HBLB anticipates 40% drop in Levy reserves


The Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) has confirmed that reserves held to support the sport through difficult times will be 40% lower than pre-pandemic levels. Reported by The Guardian, the Board’s chief executive Alan Delmonte revealed that reserves are predicted to be around £30 million by the end of December, having been around £50 million ...

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German DSbV demands actions on illegal online gambling transactions


The German Casino Association ‘Deutsche Spielbankenverband’ (DSbV) said that payment blocking orders of unlicensed online gambling operators should be at the ‘top of the agenda’ for German lawmakers. The DSbV made its statement following the aftermath of the Wirecard AG’s multi-billion euro scandal, which it stated has rocked confidence in German banking and payment processing laws. ...

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William Hill accelerates transformation agenda to overcome COVID realities


A year-on from implementing its corporate transformation programme, William Hill Plc has praised the execution of its new strategy which has helped the company navigate covid complexities and further industry headwinds. Publishing its half-year results for the six months ended 30 June 2020, the COVID-19 disruptions to live sport were a key factor in the ...

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Belgian Pro League selects bwin as its new betting partner


GVC Holdings‘ European flagship sportsbook property bwin has been confirmed as the new betting partner of the Belgian Pro League and Eleven Sports for the next three seasons. The deal will cover the Jupiler Pro League, D1B and the Supercup, with the online operator also becoming the rights holder of the national betting streaming rights ...

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Merkur Sportwetten increases stake in Belgium’s Betcenter


Gauselmann Group subsidiary Merkur Sportwetten GmbH has grown its presence in the Belgian market after increasing its holding in Betcenter Group NV from 50.1% to 74.9%. The partial sale, which came in with retroactive effect on 1 January 2020, will mean that Seydi Tekin will remain as chief executive officer of Betcenter in the long ...

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IGT ‘prudent on recovery’ as company absorbs H1 losses of $291m


International Game Technology (IGT) cited the ‘intense impact’ of casino and gaming hall closures on its business, as the New York-listed gambling technology group recorded H1 2020 operating losses of $291 million. Absorbing Q2 double-digit declines across its core business segments of lotteries, International, North America and Italy, IGT recorded a 48% decline in revenues, ...

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SIS inks new partnership with RETAbet


Racing content and data services provider Sports Information Services (SIS) has enhanced its footprint in the Spanish and Latin America markets by entering into a partnership with Ekasa Reta’s flagship brand, RETAbet. Under the agreement, SIS will deliver its 24/7 Live Betting Channels, which will feature a mix of global horse and greyhound racing. This ...

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GAMING1 uses AI to combat problem gambling


GAMING1 has enhanced its offering of responsible gambling products by releasing a range of Artificial Intelligence player protection tools. The toolkit, which was designed by the company’s in-house product development team, aims to monitor all players activities and detect any early signs of problem gambling. Commenting on the launch, Sylvain Boniver, COO at GAMING1 said: ...

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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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