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Paul Buck: EPIC – US stakeholders require a vital catch-up on gambling risks


This March, gambling harm prevention agency EPIC Risk Management announced its most ambitious initiative to date partnering with GVC Holdings, to launch gambling harm educations programmes for all stakeholders. Leading the directive supported by GVC’s US Foundation, SBC speaks to Paul Buck CEO of EPIC Risk Management on transferring gambling harm learnings to the US’ ...

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GiG to offer free coronavirus searches for online operators


Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has cracked down on affiliates exploiting the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by adding coronavirus keywords to its proprietary affiliate monitoring and compliance software, GiG Comply. Operators will benefit from free searches which will flag up whether their brand is being promoted inappropriately by affiliates. James King, Director of Sales, commented: “We don’t ...

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GameScorekeeper launches age verification system


With the aim of minimising the risk of gambling on events with a majority of under-age participants, GameScorekeeper has created a new age verification system. Launching the system, GameScorekeeper highlighted a number of esports athletes that are under-18. The esports betting supplier emphasised that more betting operators need to comply with regulations concerning the age ...

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UEFA confirms indefinite Finals postponement


UEFA the governing body of European football, has confirmed that all club finals have been ‘postponed indefinitely’ as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Last night, UEFA issued a short statement confirming its decision to postpone its roster of May finals for the Champions League and Europa League tournaments for both men and women’s ...

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Maxima delivers comprehensive legal guidance via Complitech


Global compliance agency Maxima has announced the launch of its ‘Complitech’ database solution, which outlines legislative and technical requirements for more than 20 online gambling markets. The Complitech database has been designed to deliver betting executive teams with acute information on all technical requirements needed for operators to launch product to new markets. Maxima detailed ...

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Golden Race launches updated virtual platform to help fill sports void


Golden Race has launched the latest version of its fully-managed virtual sportsbook, which it hopes will help to fill the void left by sports postponements. The online betting platform, available on both desktop and mobile, is tailored towards ‘the demands of the players who usually bet on real sportsbooks’ by featuring a variety of virtual ...

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COVID-19: GRH APPG calls for £50 daily limit during pandemic


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the gambling sector, the cross-party Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has called for operators to ‘do the right thing’ by imposing a ‘daily gambling limit of £50’. Confirmed in a letter to the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the APPG has also requested that the ...

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IGT names Max Chiara as inbound Group CFO


IGT has concluded its four-month executive search after confirming the appointment of  Massimiliano ‘Max’ Chiara as its new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from 6 April 2020. Max Chiara will replace long-term CFO Alberto Fornaro, who ended his nine-year tenure leading IGT’s financial units last December, joining South Korean e-commerce retailer Coupang Group.  Updating ...

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Racing APPG calls for government support in ‘uncertain times’


The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Racing and Bloodstock Industries has urged the government to play a role in ‘securing the future and sustainability’ of the sport after the COVID-19 outbreak brought about widespread disruption. In a letter signed by Conor McGinn MP and Laurence Robertson MP, the APPG has emphasised its support for ...

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Malta businesses criticise the country’s COVID-19 rescue package


Malta’s business community and trade unions have urged the government to rethink terms and conditions attached to its €1.8 billion COVID-19 ‘rescue package’. Last week, Malta’s new Prime Minister Robert Abela presented the Labour Party’s COVID-19 economic pledge, focusing on maintaining liquidity of Malta businesses. The Malta Treasury’s headline policy saw the government commit to a ...

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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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CasinoBeats Malta 2020

22 - 24 June 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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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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Betting on Sports America 2020

1 - 3 December 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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