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UKGC recommends FATF guidance to safeguarding risk-based supervision 


The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has prompted operators to review the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) updated AML guidance with regards to safeguarding their customers’ risk-based supervision approach.  Established in 2001 by the G7, the FATF serves as the financial crime and anti-terrorist financing unit, responsible for developing intergovernmental cooperation to combat the growing threat ...

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Marco Caccavale: Sisal is the proven steward to revitalise the National Lottery


Italian giant Sisal SPA surprised the industry with its ‘late bid’ to compete in the UK government’s Fourth National Lottery Competition, which opened for tenders last summer. Speaking to SBC,  Marco Caccavale, Sisal General Manager for Lotteries outlines the Italian suitor’s bid against high-profile competitors.  Having won back-to-back tenders to operate Turkey and Morroco’s national ...

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Bojoko debuts sports betting site in Finland


Bojoko has made its first entry into the sports betting sector after launching its Bojoko Sports website in the Finnish gaming market, with further market entries planned for the near-future. The launch, said Bojoko, forms part of the company’s strategy to ‘establish itself as a globally recognised online gambling affiliate brand’ and will allow operators ...

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SIS expands Orenes partnership with Trading Services deal


SIS (Sports Information Services) has expanded its partnership with Orenes, providing its Versus Apuestas brand with early morning prices and derivatives for horse racing and greyhound racing content. The prices and derivatives will cover UK and Irish fixtures as well as international horse racing from North America, the Czech Republic, Dubai, Germany, Hungary and Latin ...

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Genius secures BAL data partnership to enhance presence in global basketball


Genius Sports has maintained its strategy of global expansion by  securing a partnership with the Basketball Africa League (BAL), taking on the responsibilities of Official Provider of Real Time BAL Statistics. A long time data partner of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and its 200-member leagues and federations, Genius will build on its presence in ...

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Enteractive’s Engager helps operators reach “otherwise unreachable” player segments


Enteractive has taken player engagement and personalisation ‘to the next level’ by launching new player-centric retention mobile service Engager, which will form part of its (Re)Activation Cloud suite. The Engager service, available in multiple languages, will combine the use of technology with ‘real human interaction’ to allow companies to ‘truly connect with players on their ...

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KSA and UKGC agree to collaborate on regulatory best practices


Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority, has entered a ‘cooperation agreement’ with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC).  The regulators will work together ‘to better support their respective supervisory tasks’ by sharing general information and exchanging regulatory best practices on enforcement policies and licensing. Updating Dutch stakeholders, KSA chairman René Jansen stated that the organisations ...

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LeoVegas poised to launch in New Jersey following Caesars deal


LeoVegas has set its sights on the New Jersey betting market, having developed plans to launch its online casino brand in the state, following an agreement with leading US gambling conglomerate Caesars Entertainment. Marking its first expansion into the burgeoning US gambling industry, LeoVegas expects to be able to accept its first American customers during ...

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LiveScore enlists Cristiano Ronaldo as global brand ambassador


Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is set to join global sports media business LiveScore as the firm’s official global brand ambassador. As part of the deal, the real-time sports updates provider has linked with Juventus star Ronaldo in a partnership that will launch ahead of the upcoming 2020 UEFA European Championships this summer. Central ...

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Parions Sport returns to tennis as sponsor of Lyon ATP250


Parions Sport, the flagship sports betting subsidiary of Groupe FDJ, has declared its ‘return to tennis’, becoming a principal sponsor of the ATP250 Lyon Open.  Beginning this Monday, the Lyon Open (17 to 23 May) is recognised as one of the lead tournaments in the build-up to French tennis’ Roland Garros Grand Slam Championship (24 ...

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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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