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Morten Andersen, Better Collective: Why iGaming businesses must do their homework to succeed in the US


Morten Andersen, the all-time leader for number of games played in the National Football League (NFL), will be joining the Better Collective team in his role of Brand Ambassador at next week’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. For the latest in the popular Better Collective Spotlight series, Andersen outlined his contribution to the ...

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Digital gains see GVC up 2019 earnings guidance


FTSE gambling group GVC Holdings Plc has this morning upgraded its full-year EBITDA guidance to £670-680 million from its previous £650-670 million range. Updating the market, GVC governance points to continued online growth maintained during a ‘softer’ Q3 trading period, in which GVC delivered a 12% increase in net gaming revenues (NGR) despite competing against ...

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IGT joins Steering Group developing ‘Code of Practice’ on workplace diversity


New York-listed gambling technology group International Game Technology (IGT) has become the first industry incumbent to join the BSI Group’s ‘Workplace Code of Practice Steering Group’. Updating stakeholders, IGT confirms that it will collaborate with BSI the UK’s leading business standards association and industry workplace diversity and inclusion partner All-in Diversity Project (AIDP)  in developing ...

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UKGC supports local community through LoveBrum partnership


The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has ensured that it is continuing to ‘support the local community’ after forging a new partnership with Birmingham-based charity, LoveBrum. The charity, first established in 2015, has utilised its funding from the National Lottery Community Fund to support local causes, volunteer-led initiatives as well as helping projects across the city ...

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LeoVegas overturns Swedish licensing restrictions


Stockholm-listed online gambling group LeoVegas AB has communicated that it has re-established its five-year Swedish gaming licence, having won its appeal against gaming inspectorate Spelinspektionen. LeoVegas governance had challenged Spelinspektionen decision to limit its licence to a two-year operating period, in relation to committing UK advertising violations. Filing a challenge with the Swedish Administrative Court ...

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GVC forms ‘US Foundation’ driving new responsibility agenda


GVC Holdings has expanded its recently launched Global Foundation directive to US shores, announcing the formation of its new ‘US Foundation’ corporate responsibility programme. The US Foundation will lead the FTSE betting group’s North American strategy and standards for responsible gambling, corporate compliance and sports integrity disciplines. Supporting the development of US safer gambling and ...

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Camelot promotes CFO Clare Swindell to its Board


National Lottery operator Camelot UK has confirmed the appointment of Group CFO Clare Swindell as a corporate governance director, joining Chief Executive Nigel Railton as the second company executive to sit on the Camelot Board. Swindell has served as Camelot’s group financial lead since May 2017, having joined the lottery operator from Tesco owned retail ...

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Chelmsford calls on horsemen to help offset prize-money cuts


Following recent cuts to prize money across the racing scene, Chelmsford Racecourse has called for further support from horsemen to offset the drop in revenues as a result of loss in media rights. After the introduction of FOBT legislation, which dropped machine stakes from £100 to £2, an estimated 1,100 betting shops have closed their ...

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Codere reveals LATAM auditing inconsistencies


Bolsa Madrid gambling group Codere SA will launch an investigation into the auditing of its Latin American business unit, as the firm admits to inconsistencies published in its year-to-date financial reporting. Communicated through Spain’s CNMV market authority Codere governance confirms that it will review the auditing of its entire LATAM unit, following ‘overstated accounts’ reported ...

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SIS pens new partnership with Colossus Bets


Racing content and data provider Sports Information Services (SIS) has inked a new partnership with Colossus Bets, which will deliver British greyhound racing jackpots to operators across the world. As part of the new partnership, Colossus Bets will offer jackpots on British greyhound meetings, which will include mainstay features of minimum prize guarantees, Cash Out ...

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SBC Awards 2019

3 December 2019, Battersea Evolution

The awards recognise the achievements of operators and affiliates, as well as suppliers from across all the major disciplines including payments, marketing, platform providers and data. 

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CasinoBeats Malta 2020

24 - 26 March 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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Betting on Sports America 2020

28 - 30 April 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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Betting on Sports Europe 2020

2-4 June 2020, Stamford Bridge 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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SBC Summit

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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