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BetInvest: Why egames is reaching the same level as traditional sports


In the last year, we have seen a substantial rise in the uptake of ‘egames’ such as virtual betting markets and esports.  According to BetInvest, this rising demand for egames inspired their team to supply a product that combined the excitement and anticipation of real sport events with a modern approach –  offering its network ...

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Regulated and taxed market growth fuels 888 Q1 uptake


888 Holdings has underlined its confidence in delivering on its 2021 financial expectations and corporate objectives, following a strong opening to its full-year trading.    Publishing its trading results for Q1 2021, 888 registered a substantial increase in revenue driven chiefly by expansion in regulated markets and growth across all core product channels.  The group reported ...

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Focus on regulated markets drives Kindred Q1 growth


Kindred Group Plc’s focus on regulated European markets, alongside a return of a strong sporting calendar, has helped drive the operator’s growth during Q1 2021. Publishing its financial results for the three months ended 31 March, Kindred reported that EBITDA had jumped from £32.5 million in the corresponding period last year to £97.6 million – ...

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Pinnacle enhances safeguarding via GamBan software signup


Online sports betting operator Pinnacle has enhanced its self-exclusion capabilities via a partnership with GamBan, taking advantage of the latter’s blocking software. The partnership will see Pinnacle utilise GamBan’s software to offer effective, free-of-charge safeguarding to customers, enabling those who wish to self exclude to not only block themselves from its own website but also ...

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Irish Senators debate responsibilities and launch date of gambling regulator


The topic of problem gambling has taken centre stage in the Irish Oireachtas, as Senators debated the introduction of Ireland’s independent gambling regulator set for 2023. Under the terms of the ‘Interim Gaming and Lotteries Act’, passed in December 2020, the government will conduct a large overhaul of Irish gambling regulations in 2021, with the ...

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Scientific Games ranks as Greece’s top tech workplace


Scientific Games has been recognised as Greece’s best technology workplace, having ranked fifth on the ‘Hellas – Great Place to Work’ corporate employment index.  The Nasdaq technology group jumped-up two spots on the Hellas 2021 employment index, registering as Greek tech’s highest-ranking incumbent. The ‘Great Place to Work’ index is published annually by the Hellas ...

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Kindred sees high risk player revenues decline to 3.9%


Kindred Group has underlined the continued progress on its corporate sustainability objectives as its revenues generated from harmful gambling decline to 3.9%. The Stockholm-listed online gambling group published its latest ‘safer gambling update’, informing stakeholders that its ‘share of gross-win revenue derived from high-risk players’ had decreased from 4.3-to-3.9% during the trading period. At the ...

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Evolution hits strong 2021 opening off NetEnt and Red Tiger acquisitions


Evolution Gaming has reported a 105% revenue increase in Q1 2021, driven by its acquisitions of NetEnt and Red Tiger Gaming, as well as expansion in global markets and continued high demand. Overall group revenue rose to €235.8 million during Q1, whilst the NetEnt takeover resulted in the total closure of the firm’s synergy project ...

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LeoVegas to challenge Spelinspektionen ‘poor AML’ judgement


LeoVegas AB has launched an appeal against the SEK 2 million penalty (€200,000) issued by Swedish gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen related to “shortcomings in the work against money laundering and terrorist financing”. Spelinspektionen communicated that LeoVegas had failed to comply in ensuring the risk-based AML safeguards of Sweden’s ‘Money Laundering Act’.  The penalty notice specified that ...

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SBC Digital Payments

29 April 2021

SBC Digital Payments will bring together fintech’s leading minds, operator decision makers and experts on the intricacies of payments in the betting and gaming industry, to share their insights and discuss the cutting edge of this key area for success.

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SBC Digital North America

9 - 10 June 2021

SBC Digital North America focuses on the burgeoning North American sports betting and igaming industry, providing an industry-leading platform where all the industry’s key players come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

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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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