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Betfair hit by poor judgement on Italian turnover tax


Betfair has been provided bleak options by Italy’s ADM customs and monopolies agency as to how it should calculate Italy’s temporary turnover tax on its ‘Exchange’ betting product. Last summer, the Italian government imposed a 0.5% turnover tax across all sports wagering verticals (retail, digital and virtual sports) – a year-long measure approved as part of Italy’s ...

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Winning Post: Q4 betting margins… Feeling lucky?


Regulus Partners kicks off its 2021 insights by analysing covid restricted consumers pent-up demand for sports betting enlarging betting’s Q4 margins and the House of Lords deep interest in the Gambling Act’s review…   In the depths of the first wave of lockdowns, online sports betting was among the beleaguered sectors of the gambling industry, ...

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Cellxpert to oversee CasinoFriday affiliate program


Cellxpert has been selected by CasinoFriday – the first casino brand of 1UP Entertainment – to oversee and manage its new affiliate program. Through the new partnership, Cellxpert will strengthen CasinoFriday’s global expansion strategy by leveraging its HTML5 ad serving capabilities.  Moreover, the 1UP Entertainment brand will benefit from the enforcement and implementation of ‘an ...

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Changes at the top as Dotan Lazar steps up to LSports CEO


Sports betting data provider LSports has announced the appointment of former COO and co-founder Dotan Lazar (pictured) as its new chief executive officer (CEO). His promotion follows the transition of former co-founder and CEO Shaul Lazar into the company’s first chairman and advisor position.  Dotan Lazar said: “I’m extremely proud of the company’s achievements during the ...

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Entain seeks new CEO as Segev departs to DAZN


Entain CEO Shay Segev has resigned as Group CEO of the FTSE100 online gambling group to join DAZN as ‘joint-chief executive’ of the global sports OTT platform. “Shay has a notice period of six months and will remain in his current role for that period or until a successor is in place,” read Entain’s statement. “The ...

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Pronet Gaming opens Sofia ‘innovation hub’


Pronet Gaming has opened a new ‘innovation hub’ in Sofia, Bulgaria, which will support the growth of its tech systems and client partnerships. The Sofia hub, which will be led by Pronet Gaming General Manager Tsvetanka Dimitrova, will house 40 tech professionals that will work primarily on optimising product development and innovation projects for the ...

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Call for further information on Buenos Aires betting licences


Argentine political party Coalición Cívica ARI has requested further information concerning the granting of gambling licences in the capital of Buenos Aires.  Within the party’s request, nine deputies and senators mentioned the names of two local businessmen, Cristóbal López, who is under investigation for corruption, and Daneil Angelici, the former president of top flight football ...

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Australia forms Advisory Council to oversee new sports integrity unit


The government of Australia has revealed the nine counsellors forming the ‘Sport Integrity Australia Advisory Council’ – a new body formed to provide oversight and guidance on integrity matters impacting all levels of Australian sports.  The development of an ‘Advisory Council’ was approved as a measure of Australia’s revamped ‘Sports Integrity Act’ which was amended ...

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Luckbox appoints Ran Kaspi as CFO to drive next phase of growth 


Luckbox has strengthened its executive leadership team by appointing Ran Kaspi as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Kaspi has joined Luckbox from drone safety systems provider ParaZero Ltd, where he formerly served as financial lead of the ASX-listed company. The executive has prior industry experience having led the ‘economic and performance team’ of 888 Holdings ...

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KSA hits Curaçao operator with €600K penalty


Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority, has imposed fines totalling €600,000 on Curaçao-based operator Virtual Coin Gaming NV for ‘offering illegal games of chance’. Publishing its enforcement notice, KSA named Virtual Coin Gaming as the operating firm of unlicensed domains futgalaxy.nl and futgamer.net – websites deemed to be actively targeting Dutch consumers. The KSA ...

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SBC Digital India

27 - 28 January 2021

SBC Digital India is the premier online event for igaming in India and will deliver a fully virtual and interactive conference, exhibition and networking experience to delegates with an interest in the betting and gaming industry. SBC Digital India will provide an excellent and unique platform for learning and knowledge sharing with the industry’s top experts in the region as well as establish and develop relationships and explore emerging business opportunities.

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SBC Digital Italy

17 February 2021

SBC Digital Italy will focus on one of Europe’s main betting & gaming markets, home to many of the industry’s strongest and most innovative companies.SBC Digital Italy will take place on SBC’s widely acclaimed interactive platform, enabling conference sessions, one-on-one networking and roundtables, product showcases, and more.

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SBC Digital Latinoamérica

2 - 3 March 2021

Now in its second edition, the first day will address the entire Latin American market and sessions will be mainly conducted in Spanish, while the second day will focus on Brazil and most sessions will be conducted in Portuguese.The event will be held on SBC’s digital platform, allowing for unparalleled conference content, networking, and innovation showcases from leading suppliers.

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SBC Digital Africa

30 - 31 March 2021

SBC Digital Africa is the 2nd edition of the largest virtual event dedicated to the African continent. To shed light on both emerging opportunities and unique challenges in the most important African markets, SBC will bring together the key industry experts and industry leaders to share their insights.

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