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Spotlight Sports integrates Crossword’s Rizikon to boost supplier management


Spotlight Sports Group has implemented Crossword Cybersecurity’s Rizikon Pro, a supplier assurance and third party risk management platform for SMEs. The integration of the system has enabled Spotlight Sports to halve the time spent on supplier management, gain better visibility of its supplier risk and cut the costs of maintaining its ISO 27001 Information Security ...

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AstroPay partners with Diego Schwartzman in global ambassador deal


AstroPay has marked the first time in which a professional tennis player has joined its roster of global ambassadors after agreeing to a new, 12-month partnership with Diego Schwartzman. Schwartzman, who is already off to a strong start at this year’s Wimbledon tournament, will now wear a kit featuring the AstroPay logo. “Schwartzman shows a ...

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Bloated Scientific Games seeks to shed lottery & sports betting weight


The board of Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has this afternoon disclosed that it will pursue a ‘strategic divestment’ of the technology group’s lottery and sports betting units. The decision is reported to be supported unanimously by the SGC board, including Executive Chairman Jamie Odell and Executive Vice Chair Toni Korsanos. Issuing a short statement, SGC ...

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Smarkets snaps up Shaddick in bid to lead all politics trading


Smarkets has confirmed the appointment of Ladbrokes veteran Matthew Shaddick as its new Head of Political Markets.  Shaddick led Ladbrokes Politics trading for 18-years, and is replacing former Smarkets political lead Sarbjit Bakhshi, who left the company at the start of the year. Smarkets backed the appointment of highly regarded Shaddick, who will be tasked ...

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UKGC issues update on BetIndex administration as investigation continues


The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has released an update on the situation regarding BetIndex, the parent company of football trading exchange Football Index, which remains in administration. Explaining its stance, the regulator stated that it is the responsibility of BetIndex administrators and the courts to resolve the return of funds to customers affected by the ...

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XLMedia recruits transformation pro Nigel Leigh as new CIO


XLMedia has confirmed the appointment of Nigel Leigh as new Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the London AIM-listed digital publishing group. An expert in executing digital transformation strategies, Leigh joins XLMedia’s executive management team from UK news publishing group JPIMedia, where he spearheaded several projects, which overhauled the firm’s multimedia assets and digital advertising strategy. ...

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Galway racecourse eyes 5,000 capacity but admits ‘there’s a long way to go’


Ballybrit Race Track is reportedly developing plans to increase its capacity to 5,000 spectators for the upcoming Galway Races festival, according to the Racing Post. Irish racing has already seen 1,000 spectators attend the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at Curragh racecourse with the fixture functioning as a pilot test event, following a similar strategy ...

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Betano replaces NOS as principal sponsor of Sporting Lisbon


Sporting Club Lisbon has named Kaizen Gaming sportsbook brand Betano as the Primeira Liga team’s new premium sponsor ahead of the 2021/22 season. European betting and technology company Kaizen Gaming, which has been operating in Portugal since 2019, will have a presence across the club’s assets, including a prominent position on the front of Sporting’s first-team shirts, due for release on 1 ...

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Betway secures three-year premium partnership with Schalke 04


Betway has further enhanced its marketing in the sports space, signing a three-year agreement with German football club FC Schalke 04. Under the terms of the agreement, Betway will become the new premium partner of the Bundesliga team, benefiting from branding and advertising around the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen for the next three seasons. “It’s ...

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SPER publishes aligned framework on Swedish gambling’s terms and conditions


Spelbranschens Riksorganisation (SPER), Sweden’s independent online gambling trade association has published a ‘draft framework’ outlining best practices on consumer terms and conditions for its members to follow.  The advisory framework has been developed in response to criticism by Konsumentverket – Sweden’s Consumer Agency with regards to the unaligned standards of the Swedish regulated market’s terms ...

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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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