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Market leaders headline SBC Digital Summit’s Digital Marketing Day


The Digital Marketing Day of the groundbreaking SBC Digital Summit will feature insights from market leaders across the affiliate sector, including industry heavyweights Jesper Sogaard (CEO & Co-Founder, Better Collective) and Stuart Simms (Group CEO, XLMedia, and former Global CEO of Rakuten Marketing). Taking place on 1 May 2020, the fifth day of the largest ...

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Ecommpay’s Anthony Medica: How fast payouts are key to boosting customer loyalty


The relationship between payments and sports betting is one that’s constantly evolving as operators seek to maximise customer engagement through the most efficient processes possible.  As such, the need for an efficient payment experience has grown exponentially in recent years. That view is supported by Anthony Medica, Business Development Manager at ECOMMPAY, who believes that ...

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Scientific Games appoints Rich Schneider as group product strategy lead


Nasdaq gambling technology supplier Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed the appointment of Rich Schneider as Group Chief Product Officer (CPO). A key new hire for SGC, Schneider has joined the executive team from Australia ASX competitor Aristocrat, where he served as CPO leading creative studios, hardware and product development. Updating investors, SGC governance details that ...

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No mass gatherings casts doubts over Irish sporting events returning before September


Major sporting events across Ireland are to face further setbacks after the Irish government confirmed that all mass gatherings of over 5,000 people will be banned until 1 September. The new restrictions will impact the 2020 All-Ireland championships, the League of Ireland, racing festivals and a number of other sporting events. Issuing a statement, government ...

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FDJ accounts for €50 million Q1 COVID-19 damages 


A strong opening to 2020 trading for Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) has been halted by COVID-19 disruptions, said the company, impacting its lottery and sports betting retail networks. According to its Q1 2020 trading update, FDJ has recorded a 5% decline in stakes to €4.1 billion (Q12019: €4.3bn), underlining a 60% drop in retail sales ...

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Cross-party MPs to review Gambling Act


The Parliamentary All Party Betting & Gaming Group (APBGG) has confirmed that it has launched its review of the Gambling Act 2005, pre-empting the review to be launched by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). The review, which will take place online, will consider written evidence from industry stakeholders and hold a ...

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Flutter shareholders greenlight Stars Group merger


Closing Tuesday trading, Flutter Entertainment governance confirms that company shareholders have approved the FTSE100 firm’s merger bid with Toronto TSX rival The Stars Group Inc (TSG). This afternoon, Flutter governance confirmed that following the conclusion of its extraordinary general meeting, group investors backed the Flutter-TSG combination by 99%. The merger which seeks to create a ...

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Jacob Kalms – 20Shots: Making fantasy betting a reality


As the race to offer ever more varied and engaging markets to punters continues, a start-up B2B supplier has made the familiar experience of fantasy football games the central theme of its fixed-odds betting product.   20Shots has developed software that allows operators to offer a range of fixed-odds fantasy football markets, with fans able to ...

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DCMS demands further ‘proactive steps’ to protect punters during lockdown


The government has urged UK gambling operators to ramp up its protection measures during the COVID-19 lockdown in a bid to mitigate what it has described as a “heightened risk of problem gambling”. In a letter to five chief executives of the largest gambling companies, the sports minister Nigel Huddleston (DCMS) has emphasised that “messages ...

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Sportsbet.au to absorb BetEasy as part of Flutter-Stars merger


Australian online bookmaker BetEasy will be absorbed by Sportsbet.au as part of the merger between respective parent groups The Stars Group (TSG) and Flutter Entertainment. Reported by The Australian, BetEasy is due to cease operations and begin operating under the Sportsbet banner. A spokesperson for Sportsbet said: “Flutter currently intends to pursue a single brand ...

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SBC Digital Summit 2020

27 April - 1 May

The SBC Digital Summit is the largest online event ever in betting and gaming, which allows the industry to interconnect, engage and network during turbulent times, as COVID-19 continues to spread with huge impact on all our businesses. To address the state of our industry, SBC has gathered 140 of the very best industry experts and thought leaders to share their views, discuss what tools we can use and look at the opportunities ahead of us.

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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 2020

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 Europe 2020

20-22 October 2020, The Kia Oval, 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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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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