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Nigeria is African market with greatest online potential, say SBC Digital Summit Africa experts


Nigeria is the African market with the greatest potential for online betting and gaming operators, a survey of the expert speakers at this week’s SBC Digital Summit Africa virtual conference and exhibition has found. The online event on 6 – 7 October will take an in-depth look at every aspect of the future of the ...

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How can affiliates remain important to operators?


Gone are the days when affiliates could build a review page for a gambling product, apply some SEO and sit back in anticipation of their audience. That’s the view of Ellen Learmonth, who manages the affiliate program for Golden Euro Affiliates (a partner of Safe Affiliate Programs).  Just a few months after sharing her concerns ...

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Winning Post: Stormont wants an overhaul of ‘hopelessly out of date’ gambling regulations


Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners observes some familiar narratives at play as a devolved Stormont plans its intended review of the Northern Irish Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements Act 1985. UK: Regulation – Gambling Review VII – Regulatory Thinking…Belfast and Slow This week saw the launch of yet another review of gambling in the UK ...

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SAZKA moves full steam ahead on National Lottery tender


Czech gambling conglomerate SAZKA Group has officially confirmed that it has entered the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) competition for the 4th licence to operate the National Lottery. Since the UKGC published its competition timetable at the start of the year, SAZKA has long been viewed as a ‘National Lottery suitor’ seeking to win the multi ...

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Sky Sports tackles social media abuse with new measures


Sky Sports has upped its commitment to tackling online abuse and hate across its platforms after rolling out a series of new measures across its digital and social sites. Currently, more than 40 million users engage on Sky Sports’ channels on digital and social media platforms which the broadcaster stated has ‘seen a spike in ...

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Rightlander powers up Trustly and Footstock marketing compliance 


Rightlander, a supplier of industry marketing compliance tools, has secured new software agreements with Trustly instant payments and the Footstock football trading platform. Beginning this autumn, Rightlander will provide its full suite of compliance tools to help Trustly and Footstock optimise their affiliate marketing platforms to fulfil responsible advertising duties across the UK and further jurisdictions. ...

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Ukraine publishes remit and objective of first Gambling Commission  


Ukraine’s Rada has sanctioned a series of ‘secondary laws’ to accompany its formally approved ‘Gambling Law’ mandate, establishing the foundation of Ukraine’s first-ever ‘Gambling and Lottery Commission’ (UGLC). Closing September proceedings, Rada ministers approved a secondary decree ‘on the formation of a gambling and lottery commission’, which will serve as the state’s legal entity to ...

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Racing Post launches QR code for betting shop paper download


The Racing Post will allow customers in betting shops to download its daily newspaper to their mobile devices after launching a new QR code system. The new initiative was launched post-lockdown to support high street betting shops increase footfall to their shops and offer customers a chance to read the paper in a safe manner. ...

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Norwegian regulator supports ‘holistic regulation’ to maintain player protections


Lotteritilsynet, Norway’s gambling regulator, has reaffirmed its belief that proposals for a new common gambling law will facilitate ‘a more holistic regulation of the Norwegian gambling market’. Responding to the Ministry of Culture’s consultation on regulatory reform of the gambling industry, Lotteritilsynet stated that a reform is needed which ‘will ensure responsible gambling’. Earlier this ...

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Kindred promotes ‘proven talent’ Erik Backlund to Group CPO


Kindred Group Plc has confirmed the promotion of long-term sportsbook lead Erik Backlund to the position of Group Chief Product Officer (CPO), further serving as a new member of the Stockholm-listed firm’s executive leadership team. The internal promotion sees Backlund replace Fredrik Kjell, who departed Kindred this autumn to join telecoms securities firm TrueCaller as ...

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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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