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SBC Leaders: Why technology is an ‘enabler’ for player entertainment


“Technology is all about what it can do to the player experience, how it generates excitement and even the social elements that it creates,” Jette Nygaard-Andersen, CEO of Entain, told SBC Leaders as she highlighted the ways technology can enable new consumer behaviours. In an exclusive interview with SBC Leaders, Nygaard-Andersen shone a light on ...

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BetInvest: Using product development to stay ahead of the curve


In 2021 the sports betting business swiftly returned to a new form of normality, and with that, BetInvest has ramped up both its product development and content services in order to stay ahead of the market, writes Stanislav Mykhailov, the company’s Head of B2B Department. Last year’s events have expedited the progress that was already ...

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Entain hits peak online momentum as leadership launches £100m innovation programme 


Entain Plc has lauded its diversified business model as the FTSE100 gambling group achieved 22 consecutive quarters of double-digit online growth.  Publishing its interim 2021 trading results (period ending 30 June), Entain registered group revenues of £1.79 billion, up 11% on corresponding 2020’s results of £1.61 billion. Period growth was attributed to improved online trading ...

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TrueLayer hires former Trustly executive Roberto Villani


Open banking platform TrueLayer has hired former Trustly executive Roberto Villani as its new Head of iGaming A highly experienced commercial and payments specialist, he will define and manage TrueLayer’s strategy for iGaming alongside the company’s Chief Revenue Officer Max Emilson and UK Country Manager Jamie Morton. Responding to his appointment on LinkedIn, Villani said ...

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Betsson gains Peru top spot with $25m takeover of Inkabet


Betsson AB has continued its recent expansion in South American markets by announcing that it has reached an agreement to acquire the online business of sportsbook and casino operator Inkabet.  The deal has been formalised by Betsson subsidiary SW Nordic Limited, which has agreed to an initial consideration paying $25 million to acquire the Peru-licensed ...

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Betway becomes first betting partner of Springboks Rugby 


Betway has signed a ground-breaking agreement with South African Rugby (SA Rugby) to become an ‘associate partner’ of the Springboks national team.  Securing a three-year partnership, Betway has become the first betting operator to partner with SA Rugby – an agreement that will see its brand promoted on the matchday shorts of the Springboks from ...

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HappyBet boosts European profile with AC Milan link


Italian sports betting operator HappyBet has partnered with AC Milan, becoming the official betting partner of the Serie A club in Germany and Austria. The betting subsidiary of the Snaitech group, one of the leading incumbents in the Italian betting and gaming sector, HappyBet has detailed its commitment to place innovation ‘at the heart of ...

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Paysafe appoints Chirag Patel as new CEO of Skrill and Neteller wallets


Paysafe Group has confirmed the appointment of Chirag Patel to the position of Chief Executive of its Digital Wallets unit. The former payments officer for Amazon and Santander Bank will be charged with overseeing the commercial growth strategy and operations of Paysafe’s digital wallets of Skrill and Neteller. Patel will replace Lorenzo Pellegrino as leader of ...

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Kambi leads sportsbook makeover of Island Luck Bahamas


Kambi Group Plc has expanded its commercial reach to the West Indies after becoming the exclusive online sportsbook platform provider of The Bahamas’ Island Luck casino.  Founded in 2009, Nassau-based Island Luck casino operates as the largest gambling enterprise licensed by the Gaming Board of The Bahamas. Kambi has secured a multi-year agreement to redevelop ...

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UK Racing’s bloodstock rights strengthened by new BIF code of practice


The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has confirmed that a new ‘Bloodstock Industry Code of Practice’ will be incorporated into the rules of UK racing as of 16 August. The Code has been developed by the newly established Bloodstock Industry Forum (BIF), which was tasked with updating the rules and practices on the buying and selling ...

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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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