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Operator CEOs head Betting on Sports Europe speaker line-up


Ulrik Bengtsson (William Hill), Anthony Werkman (Betway) and Paris Smith (Pinnacle) are among the operator CEOs set to share valuable insights on the future of the industry at Betting on Sports Europe 2020. Overcoming the regulatory, reputational and operational challenges faced by the European sports betting sector is the central theme of this year’s conference, ...

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Winning Post: Betway Hammering piles on the pressure


As global news is dominated by the outbreak of COVID-19, industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners starts off the week by breaking down how the coronavirus has impacted the gambling industry, and at what point gambling needs to take a new approach to enforcement of regulation. Global: Covid 19 – It’s the end of the world as ...

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COVID-19 disruptions see Flutter revise 2020 guidance


FTSE100-listed Flutter Entertainment has become the first UK betting firm to revise its full-year 2020 corporate guidance. Issuing a market filing, Flutter governance at present anticipates that COVID-19 disruptions across core betting territories may result in a £90-110m decline in its group-wide full-year EBITDA results. Flutter governance has predicted that the COVID-19 outbreak will affect ...

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UK racing preparing to move behind closed doors


As the COVID-19 outbreak has continued to disrupt the sporting world, the racing industry has ramped up preparations for the sport to be held behind closed doors. Taking place later today, the sport’s tripartite leadership, including racecourses, participants and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), will discuss an approach recommended by the industry’s COVID-19 Steering Group. ...

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William Hill Foundation comes under fire for Alzheimer’s collaboration


William Hill’s partnership with charity The Alzheimer’s Society has drawn criticism from MPs and health practitioners stating that betting should hold no connection with dementia, according to a report in The Times. Last spring, a newly relaunched ‘William Hill Foundation’ announced The Alzheimer’s Society as a lead partner seeking to raise the charity £2 million ...

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Spiffbet points to next stage of growth with Panorama LatAm


Spiffbet, a developer of live-action sports betting games, has announced a major partnership with Panorama Gaming launching its unique games portfolio within South American markets. Stockholm-based Spiffbet, a specialist studio developing hybrid betting content for casino and bookmaker incumbents, will publish its entire games suite on Panorama Gaming’s platform suite. Updating the market, Spiffbet management ...

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BetBlocker.org gains UKGC charity recognition


Free online gambling control tool BetBlocker.org has confirmed that it has been accredited by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) as a responsible gambling charity. The credential sees BetBlocker.org listed as one of six charities on the UKGC’s website tackling gambling prevention complexities. Developed by industry dispute mediator ThePogg.com, BetBlocker is a free app which provides ...

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bet365 continues Manchester expansion with new offices


Leading UK online bookmaker, bet365 has expanded its operating capacity within Manchester after confirming it has taken a five-year lease on a city-centre building. It comes after the online bookmaker launched its DevOPs department in November 2019, which significantly boosted bet365’s operational capacity. “We are thrilled to welcome Bet365 to the final three floors at ...

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Malta MGA follows UKGC lead suspending Stakers.com


The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) follows the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) in suspending the B2C licence of incumbent Stakers Limited, operator of Stakers.com Issuing a statement on 10 March, the MGA declared an immediate ‘enforced suspension’ of Stakers licence, prohibiting the operator from servicing any wagering activities under its jurisdiction. “Stakers Limited is thus no ...

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ATG warned by Swedish regulator over bonus ‘violation’


Sweden’s gambling regulator, Spelinspektionen, has issued a warning to ATG regarding a number of technical issues which allowed players to receive bonus offers on multiple occasions. In February, the operator sent a letter to Spelinspektionen informing the regulator of the issue. Under Sweden’s Gambling Act of 2018, licensees are prohibited from offering players a bonus ...

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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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