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Yggdrasil Gaming selects SBC Summit to showcase latest innovations


Yggdrasil Gaming, the leading provider of casino slots and table games to the igaming sector, has chosen the inaugural SBC Summit in Barcelona as a key venue for its 2020 promotional activity.  SBC’s new flagship event, which takes place at Fira de Barcelona on 8-11 September, is set to be one of the biggest gatherings ...

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Winning Post: UK gambling sleep walks into a review of stakes & prizes


Regulus Partners analyses the events of what could become a defining week for UK gambling, as an under-pressure Gambling Commission commits to a review of stakes and prizes, whilst the conservative government appoints its eighth DCMS leader. _______________________ When the story of the prohibition of gambling in Great Britain comes to be written, this week’s ...

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William Hill appoints Adrian Marsh as new Group CFO


FTSE250 bookmaker William Hill has this morning confirmed the appointment of Adrian Marsh as new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) replacing incumbent Ruth Prior. Marsh joins William Hill’s executive leadership team from international packaging group DS Smith Plc, where he served as Group CFO during a seven-year tenure in which the company rose up the ...

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Bayern Munich executive Jörg Wacker criticises Interstate Treaty’s ‘false protections’


FC Bayern Munich board member Jörg Wacker has become the latest German sports and business figurehead to criticise the online betting restrictions of the nation’s ‘Fourth Interstate Treaty on Gambling’ inbound for 2021. Despite Lander (state) consensus being reached on eliminating restrictions on online casino products, Germany’s Bundesrat (Federal Council) maintains controversial requirements attached to ...

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Spanish joint-proposal seeks to revamp Quiniela coupons with a female touch


Spain’s Professional Footballers Association (AFE) is working with centre-right political party ‘Ciudadanos’ (Citizens) to revamp Spanish football’s  ‘Quiniela’ (pools) by enhancing coupons featuring women’s football matches. The collaboration aims to present Congress with a draft proposal which will introduce Liga Futbol Femenino (LFF) ‘Primera Iberdrola’ matches, Spain’s top tier of women’s’ professional football, to Quiniela ...

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Coronavirus disruptions see AGBrief postpone ASEAN Summit


Issuing a corporate statement, Asian gambling B2B publisher AGBrief has moved to postpone its flagship ‘ASEAN Gaming Summit’ (17-19 March 2020) citing the travel disruptions and potential health risks of the coronavirus outbreak. Updating delegates and partners, AGBrief informs that its ASEAN summit has been rescheduled to the dates 28-30 July 2020, maintaining the venue of ...

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Everton cuts ties with SportPesa


Premier League football club Everton FC has issued a statement confirming that it has mutually ended its shirt sponsorship with Kenyan online betting group SportPesa. On Sunday night, Everton management announced that by mutual consent SportPesa would not fulfil its five-year principal shirt sponsorship agreement, secured in May 2017 as a club-record deal for The ...

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NSW issues Ladbrokes and Neds with its largest ever gambling fine


The New South Wales (NSW) Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority has fined Ladbrokes Australia and Neds a record $207,500 penalty for presenting wagering inducements to New South Wales residents. The fee is New South Wales’ largest gambling fine and follows the authorities recent crackdown on gambling regulations having also fined gaming machine technician Riad Allam and ...

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Paysafe hires former Barclays UK platform lead Sujit Unni as new CTO


Online payments group Paysafe has confirmed the appointment of Sujit Unni as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO), leading the firm’s product cycles, payment networks and innovation frameworks. A key leadership hire for Paysafe’s corporate strategy, Unni joins Paysafe from Barclays UK, where he served as a Managing Director overseeing the development of the firm’s retail ...

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Tough closing period weighs heavy on LeoVegas 2019 results


LeoVegas AB has detailed a tough closing period to 2019 trading, in which significant Q4 exceptional costs have impacted the firm’s full-year performance. Updating investors, the operator explained that it has booked €6 million attributed to restructuring costs, on top of a €10 million Royal Panda impairment charge. The expenses see LeoVegas post Q4 2019 ...

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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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