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Sarah Robertson, Kambi: Fine tuning can see lotteries & sports betting become dance partners


Requiring a deeper commitment of technology and software services, lottery operators have proved to be difficult partners for sportsbook suppliers.   Having recently won the contract to overhaul Belgium’s Loterie Nationale sportsbook capacities, Kambi Group, Senior Business Development Director, Sarah Robertson details to SBC why the sportsbook technology supplier is treating lotteries as a critical ...

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BetInvest: Creating a financial pillow to survive lockdown 2.0


After months of disruptions and uncertainty caused by the first wave of global lockdowns, the gambling industry was able to take some time to breathe a little easier.  But with the looming threat of further lockdowns now a bitter reality, it’s become apparent that we cannot take our feet off the pedals and become complacent. ...

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Compare.bet launches betting tips and odds comparison for UK users


Multi-vertical online gambling comparison site Compare.bet has increased its focus on sports betting by launching two new features – betting tips and odds comparison. A site with more of a background in online casino, creating a high-quality sports betting product has emerged as a key company objective for 2021. Compare.bet’s odds comparison service, which currently ...

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More than half of Scottish betting shops temporarily closed under Tier 4 measures


Approximately 500 betting shops are expected to close their doors in Scotland from Friday evening when a number of local authorities will enter ‘Level Four’ restrictions. Under the measures, all non-essential shops, pubs, restaurants and all other hospitality across 11 authorities will be forced to close until 11 December as the government aims to suppress ...

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BGC highlights importance of gambling’s ‘symbiotic relationship’ with sports


The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has emphasised the financial support that the betting industry provides for UK sports which have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic. In a submission to a House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into ‘sport in our communities’, the BGC stressed that the likes of horseracing, snooker, ...

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Codere modifies high coverage AS partnership to obey Spanish advertising laws


Codere has confirmed that it has renewed its media partnership with Spanish sports daily AS (AS.com) that will see the two companies continue to develop exclusive football content, despite the Spanish government enforcing new federal restrictions on betting advertising. Working with AS, last season Codere launched its interactive football show ‘Mister Underdog’ which proved a ...

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The importance of a customised payment widget for the client and end consumer


The payment widget is the most important part of the customer journey, said Artem Sydorenko, Marketing Manager at exactly®.  In discussion with SBC News, he explained why his company allows full customisation of its widget for clients, which helps to minimise any doubts in the mind of the consumer. The most significant of these doubts, ...

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MP Philip Davies defends GVC contract against media backlash 


Conservative minister Philip Davies (MP for Shipley) has hit back at ‘inaccurate reporting’ by The Guardian which disclosed his paid work for GVC Holdings.  On Wednesday 11 November, the Guardian published a report revealing that Davies and fellow Tory minister Laurence Robertson (MP for Tewkesbury) had taken on consultancy jobs advising betting and gaming organisations. ...

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Fun88 partners with Dota 2 champions OG


Fun88 has expanded its esports presence by securing a ‘multi-year agreement’ to become the ‘global betting partner’ of Dota 2 pro-team OG. The Isle of Man online bookmaker has, therefore, undertaken its biggest esports sponsorship commitment to date by partnering with the back-to-back champions (2018 and 2019) of ‘The International’, Dota 2’s annual world team ...

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IBIA and BOS strengthen integrity commitment with MoU


The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has entered into a new partnership with Sweden’s Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS) whereby the duo will ‘work together on projects of mutual interest’. Through the memorandum of understanding (MoU), BOS and IBIA’s collaboration will likely focus on the challenges presented by recent regulatory changes in Sweden. Gustaf Hoffstedt, secretary ...

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CasinoBeats Slots Festival

18 November 2020

SBC and CasinoBeats are presenting the first-ever Slots Festival, offering gaming professionals the opportunity to try out a wide range of games both from some of the sector’s establised providers as well as from upcoming new game developers. The day-long festival will see game developers showcasing their latest & hottest games through free plays and fun tournaments, not just slots but also live casino, poker and skill games.

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Betting on Sports America Digital

1-2 December 2020

Betting on Sports America Digital is the online edition of the largest dedicated sports betting trade show in North America. It features a high-level digital conference that will see senior executives from major operators, regulators, and sports organizations share ideas that will help to shape the future of the U.S. sports betting industry. Along with the content, there will be a wide range of opportunities to connect and talk business, including an interactive expo hall showcasing the latest innovations from leading suppliers, themed networking roundtables, and workshops.

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SBC Awards

9 December 2020

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. With 800 virtual guests attending the event, the 2020 SBC Awards will also celebrate the companies surviving and thriving through these unprecedented times. As always you can expect a night to remember as we have ensured that there will be plenty of fun and networking opportunities throughout the evening.

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