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Google takes stricter stance on privacy for gambling apps


In the latest updates of the Google Play Terms of Services, the technology giant announced the welcome development that it will allow real money gambling apps in 15 additional jurisdictions effective from 1 March, writes Stuart Godfree, Managing Director at mkodo. With much of the industry previously restricted to Apple’s platform, this move triggered many ...

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Pinnacle integrates Dota 2 into esports tournament


Online betting operator Pinnacle has brought Dota 2 into the second edition of its Pinnacle Cup tournament in cooperation with Relog Media. Launching on 5 May, the tournament will comprise an initial 10-team round-robin stage followed by a best-of-three double elimination bracket, after which two teams will be invited to participate in a playoffs stage, ...

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Betway owner Super Group sets course for $4.2bn NYSE IPO


Betway is set to become the industry’s next listed US property, as its owner Super Group outlined its intentions to merge with an SPAC vehicle to secure a footpath to listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). This Sunday, Guernsey-based Super Group confirmed that it had ‘entered a definitive agreement’ to combine its business ...

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Codere shares fall by 12% after liquidation agreement with creditors


Spanish online sports betting and casino operator Codere has seen its shares fall by 12% to €1.08, after coming to an agreement with its creditors that will see the firm enter liquidation. As a result of the liquidation, Codere asset’s will be transferred to a new corporate structure in order to ensure the variability of ...

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Matchroom media arm enhances OTT operations with Loop acquisition


Matchroom has announced that it has acquired Loop – a live streaming and production company that has previously collaborated with the promoter. Becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Matchroom Media – the agency’s media arm launched earlier this year to act as home to production of live events – Loop will help to deliver content ...

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GBGB works to ‘raise welfare and integrity’ with rule amendments


The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has made amendments to the Rules of Racing as part of a commitment to ‘continue raising welfare and integrity standards’. As part of its enhanced implementation of the Greyhound Commitment, the GBGB has made two primary amendments to the Rules of Racing – Rule 212 & 213 and ...

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Swedish regulator accepts proposals but maintains some objections


The Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Inspectorate, has accepted some proposals for further regulation of the country’s industry, but maintains objections to others. Notable recommendations made by the Swedish government’s ‘Gambling Market Inquiry’ in December 2020 included a tightening of advertisement regulations, including a call for a prohibition of advertising of casino games between 06:00 and ...

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Europe flagged as continent responsible for most betting alerts by GLMS


The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has released its report for Q1 2021, identifying Europe as the continent most responsible for suspicious betting alerts. Overall, 323 alerts were recorded during the first quarter of 2021, with Europe the only continent demonstrating triple figures, accounting for 160 suspicious betting activity warnings. Asia followed with 66, with ...

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75% increase in sports betting turnover drives NSoft Q1 growth


Software provider NSoft has countered coronavirus headwinds to meet its commercial targets for Q1 2021, reporting strong growth for its sports betting products in particular. Identifying its Live Sports Betting solution as ‘the best performing product’, NSoft reported a total turnover increase of 75% when compared to the same time period in 2020. The operator ...

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beBettor and SBC Webinars present the UK Affordability Update


The SBC Webinars series continues on Tuesday 25 May with the UK Affordability Update hosted by beBettor, the specialist in helping operators to understand customer affordability through non-intrusive checks.  This timely session comes as affordability issues continue to be at the forefront of UK-licensed betting and gaming operators’ thinking, in the wake of the Gambling ...

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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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