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SBC appoints Bob McFarland as SVP Sales & Commercial – Americas


SBC has made a major investment into both the North American and Latin American sports betting and gaming markets with the recruitment of Bob McFarland for the role of Senior Vice President Sales & Commercial – Americas.  McFarland brings to SBC over 20 years of international events sales experience and most recently was Event Vice ...

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Winning Post: Bishop’s crusade invites an unwarranted examination


Despite UK gambling being dragged through the political storms of a torrid March fall-out. Regulus Partners states the House of Lords should save itself from an unwarranted debate on which government department takes reign of gambling’s regulatory oversight.   This week, members of the House of Lords will attempt to revive the idea that gambling ...

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Sportium takes ownership of Marca Apuestas


Sportium, the sports betting unit of Grupo Cirsa, has reached an agreement with Spanish news publisher Unidad Editorial SA to take control of the Marca Apuestas (MarcaApuestas.es) sportsbook brand. Marca Apuestas serves as the sports betting subsidiary of Marca (Marca.com), Spain’s highest-selling daily sports newspaper and highest coverage online news portal. Spanish business news source ...

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Flutter eyes Oddschecker sale as focus shifts to core business growth


Flutter Entertainment is actively reviewing options to sell its Oddschecker business, as the FTSE100 firm focuses its core operations to strengthen its global sports betting and igaming units  This afternoon, Sky News reported that Flutter had recruited New York investment bank Moelis & Company to advise on the sale of Oddschecker – recognised as UK ...

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Svenska Spel sees record participation for Elite Sports Scholarship programme 


Svenska Spel has revealed that its heritage ‘Elite Sports Scholarship’ programme has secured a record number of applicants for its 2021 edition. For the past 40-years, Svenska Spel, Sweden’s state-owned lottery and gambling monopoly, has operated its sports scholarship programme in partnership with Riksidrottsförbundet – Sweden’s Confederation for Sports. Each year, Svenska Spel awards 50 ...

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Victor Blanco to join Scientific Games as new CTO


The board of Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed that Victor Blanco will join the Nasdaq technology group as Chief Technology Officer in 2022. In his forthcoming role, Blanco will take responsibility for Scientific Games’ technology strategy across gaming, lottery, sports betting, and igaming, as well as support the development and execution of its range ...

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GambleAware to fund critical research on ethnic and female gambling harms 


GambleAware has called for the launch of two new research projects which will examine the ‘lived experience of gambling harm amongst marginalised communities and women’. The safer gambling research, education and treatment charity will fund each project with an investment of £250,000 to secure deeper insights and new evidence on gambling harm impacts within the ...

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AskGamblers dispute service to cover sports betting


Online gambling player community AskGamblers has expanded its customer mediation service to cover sports betting-related disputes.    The Catena Media owned property has operated its ‘AskGamblers casino complaint service’ (AGCCS) since 2009, returning more than $6m to customers in 2020 via settled disputes with operators. Players who seek to resolve a dispute with an AskGamblers ...

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Low6 creates added value for players through Uber for Business deal


Low6 has created added value for its players through its Weekly7 app which will provide players with a free Uber Eats voucher for every entry. The collaboration, according to Jamie Mitchell – Co-Founder of Low6 and CEO of the USA Operations – will help deliver an experience which will continue beyond the Weekly7 game which ...

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SBC Digital Payments

29 April 2021

SBC Digital Payments will bring together fintech’s leading minds, operator decision makers and experts on the intricacies of payments in the betting and gaming industry, to share their insights and discuss the cutting edge of this key area for success.

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SBC Digital North America

9 - 10 June 2021

SBC Digital North America focuses on the burgeoning North American sports betting and igaming industry, providing an industry-leading platform where all the industry’s key players come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

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SBC Digital Italia

28 - 29 July 2021

SBC Digital Italia will have an exclusive focus on one of Europe’s main betting & gaming markets. Home to many of the industry’s strongest and most innovative companies, the Italian market has often developed new approaches to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape, most recently with the introduction of the strict limitations placed on advertisement and promotion of betting and gaming operators.

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SBC Summit Barcelona

21 - 24 September 2021

SBC Summit Barcelona is the global betting & gaming show, representing the absolute top in terms of networking, learning and getting business done. It offers a unique opportunity to reach and network with a global audience of key decision makers from the betting and gaming industries.

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