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Betinvest: Esports is crucial to the betting industry


Esports is one of the fastest growing entertainment sectors in the world today, with industry revenues set to grow to over £930m this year, according to a report by market intelligence firm Newzoo. With the industry starting to take shape, it is imperative that the betting industry conforms to the scene in order to fully ...

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BetConstruct offers support to land-based casinos amid COVID-19 pandemic


BetConstruct has stepped in to support land-based casinos amid the COVID-19 pandemic by live streaming casino games played in-venue on a dedicated online platform. This is part of the igaming software provider’s offer to help land-based casinos utilise physical resources by extending to the digital medium. The solution, said BetConstruct, provides answers to some of ...

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Treasury pledge delivers relief for retail and hospitality 


Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has declared that the UK government will take a ‘wartime approach’ to safeguard the UK economy and businesses of all sizes with a package of new measures. Flanked by PM Boris Johnson, Sunak announced that the Treasury department had reserved £330 billion in business loans (equivalent to 15% of ...

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Wiseodds launches poker-inspired betting platform


Sports betting supplier Wiseodds has confirmed the launch of its new ‘skill-based peer-to-peer platform’ which will combine the social element of online poker with sports betting. The new platform allows punters to compete against one another in ‘poker-inspired rooms’ to predict the outcome of sporting events. Lilit Nikoghosyan, Head of Operations at Wiseodds, said: “We’re ...

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UKGC suspends Lotteries.com licence over AML concerns


The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has undertaken a review into the licence of International Multi-Media Entertainments Limited, which operates lottery betting site Lotteries.com. The suspension, which is effective immediately, comes after the operator was found to be in breach of the Commission’s AML and social responsibility protocols. “We have instructed the operator to ensure that ...

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Smarkets: Biden takes US presidential lead


As US election candidates continue on their campaign trail across the States, former Vice President Joe Biden has become one of the front-runners in the Democrats leadership race. SBC spoke to Smarkets’ Head of Political Markets Sarbjit Bakhshi, who explained some of the reasons behind Biden’s popularity, and why it could be a very volatile ...

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Rank confirms Euro business support to navigate COVID-19 impact 


Rank Group Plc is the latest gaming industry incumbent to issue a COVID-19 update to investors, today citing a slowdown in UK venue trading over the last three weeks. The LSE operator stated that despite the slowdown its UK venue portfolio of Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo ‘remained profitable last week’. Following the UK government’s ...

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Digitain signs new white label agreement with BetShah


Digitain will expand its global portfolio by providing the white label sportsbook and casino platform for BetShah. The new agreement means that Digitain will ensure the support and development of the BetShah strategy, both for online sportsbook and casino, to a global market.  A white label option provides the operator with the key platform products, ...

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BHA postpones UK racing until the end of April  


Issuing a statement, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has confirmed that all British horseracing will be suspended until the end of April. The BHA stated that after taking into account the government’s recent advice regarding the growing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the only option was to suspend all racing in order to ensure that safety measures ...

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Blexr promotes Ian Hills to Malta General Manager


Industry publisher and lead generation network Blexr has confirmed the promotion of Financial Controller Ian Hills to the leadership position of Malta General Manager. A former Mr Green executive, Hills joined the Malta-based publisher in December 2018 heading up Blexr’s financial and commercial units. In his new remit as General Manager, Hills will be tasked ...

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Betting on Sports Europe 2020

2-4 June 2020, Stamford Bridge London

Betting on Sports Europe is the foremost conference focusing on the European sports betting industry, where senior operator executives come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities the facing the industry. Betting on Sports Europe will provide a sharp focus on matters in all the individual sports betting markets across the continent, bringing together each region’s key players under one roof to discuss best practice in tackling the main challenges facing the industry.

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CasinoBeats Malta 2020

22 - 24 June 2020, Intercontinental Malta

The conference and exhibition will bring together 1,500 senior-level attendees from operators, suppliers and regulators as well as a carefully selected range of sector visionaries to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the online casino sector. CasinoBeats Malta brings vital industry insight, knowledge sharing and networking opportunities directly to one of online gaming’s spiritual homelands.

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SBC Summit

8-11 September 2020, Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona

The SBC Summit is where the world’s leading operators, suppliers, regulators and other industry stakeholders come together to share the latest developments in sports betting and igaming. It is a unique opportunity to reach and network with a global audience of decision-makers, stay updated on the latest developments and be a part of the current discussions in and around the world-wide industry.

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Betting on Sports America 2020

1 - 3 December 2020, Meadowlands Expo Ctr, New Jersey

The Betting on Sports America conference presents 200 leading industry speakers across 40 sessions, with a 61,000 sq ft large exhibition that brings you 50 exhibitors, world-class hospitality, and the very best networking and business opportunities. Each evening there will be networking events at some of the most exclusive venues in New York and New Jersey.

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