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Betbazar: Efootball is boosting sportsbook spend at Euro 2020


SBC News caught up with Betbazar CEO Alex Iaroshenko to discuss why the explosion in popularity for Efootball over the last 12 months is only continuing alongside Euro 2020. Iaroshenko explained that the highest engagement with Efootball is coming around the live matches, making it complementary to the tournament schedule for sportsbook operators. He added ...

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Big Step makes Scottish football debut with Edinburgh City partnership


Edinburgh City FC has become the latest football club, and the first in Scotland, to partner with Gambling with Lives’ Big Step initiative. A grassroots project, the Big Step’s primary aim is to ‘kick gambling ads out of football’, and has the backing of several MPs including the Labour Party’s Carolyn Harris, Chair of the ...

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Dima Reiderman: Maintaining momentum in Spain’s disrupted igaming landscape


Following the publication of  the ‘Spain Betting Focus‘ report, BtoBet revealed that online casino growth had ‘closed the gap in the fight for the largest market share by vertical.’ Speaking to SBCNoticias, BtoBet COO Dima Reiderman outlined the growth prospects of the Spanish market following its continued adjustment to Royal Decree orders, as well as ...

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HBLB announces plans for distribution of £21.5 million SWSP loan


The Horse Betting Levy Board (HBLB) has agreed to terms on a £21.5 million loan secured from the British government as part of the Sport Winter Survival Package (SWSP). The loan has been issued as UK racing has suffered severe financial consequences as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, having lost around £400 million in ...

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Spotlight Sports Group selects Dan Pozner as new VP of Content


Dan Pozner has joined Spotlight Sports Group as the company’s new Vice President of Content.  In his new role, Pozner will take responsibility for the betting content across video, audio, data and editorial channels for tipster affiliate brand Pickswise. In addition, he will “cultivate a new roster of talent” by liaising with guest contributors, video ...

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Soft2Bet secures MGA licences to push forward with international growth


Soft2Bet has strengthened its status in the European gaming sector after acquiring licences from the Malta Gaming Association (MGA) for two of its brands, Campobet and YoyoCasio. CampoBet is one of Soft2Bet’s best performing brands in Europe, offering a range of sports betting options and casino games as part of a ‘all-in-one entertainment experience,’ whilst ...

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Bundesrat moves forward with no changes to unloved GlüNeuRStv regime


The German ‘GlüNeuRStv’ has maintained the much-disputed 5.3% wagering tax on online casino and poker verticals ahead of the launch of its online gambling regime on 1 July.  As the outstanding amendment for Germany’s Bundesrat (federal council) to resolve, the controversial tax received its approval from Bundesländer (state executives) this week as a federal measure ...

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Bevan Gibson to replace Tom Phillips as RaceTech Chairman


RaceTech Chairman Tom Phillips has announced his intention to step down from the position on 30 September, after a ‘distinguished career’ of 15 years. Having first joined RacingTech as a non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee in 2006, Phillips has overseen a number of major initiatives and milestones whilst serving as Chairman of ...

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Racing attendance raised in parliament as industry calls for greater reopening


The issue of spectator attendance at British racetracks has been raised in parliament, as calls for an increase in venue capacity from leading industry figures and organisations continue to mount. Raised during a debate regarding the Events Research Programme, MPs discussed the success of pilot events in helping inform decisions about the safe relaxation of ...

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Betway adds Nordea Open to tennis sponsorship portfolio


Betway continues to expand its sponsorship portfolio within pro-tennis, becoming the official betting partner of the Nordea Open – Sweden’s oldest and most popular ATP event. Taking place in the Swedish coastal town of Bastad from 5-to-17 July, the Nordea Open has been voted as tennis players as the ATP 250 Tournament of the Year ...

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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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SBC Summit Latinoamérica

27 - 28 October, 2021

SBC Summit Latinoamérica is Latin America's Betting and Gaming Event for senior executives, organised through a high level partnership between SBC and G2E, and will be held in a luxurious setting in Cancún, Mexico.

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Betting on Sports Europe

9 - 11 November, 2021

Betting on Sports Europe is the foremost conference in the European sports betting industry, where all the senior operator executives get together to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities the industry is facing.

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