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bhas nick rust honoured with obe

Nick Rust, the British Horseracing Authority’s Chief Executive, will receive an OBE for his services to the sport of horse racing.  Having served in his position for nearly six years, Rust will officially step down as chief executive from January

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september to october 2020 in review autumn signals a generational change

2020’s Autumn months held no respite for betting leadership, as the sector was placed at the forefront of global business headlines reporting on inbound changes be it through regulatory challenges, M&A or leadership changes… SBC – Politics and M&A make

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caesars takeover of william hill set to go ahead after antitrust period cleared

The antitrust period for Caesars Entertainment’s takeover of bookmaker William Hill has been cleared, it was revealed this week. In a statement, the Nevada-based casino operator commented: “Caesars continues to progress through obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals required to close

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2020 in review political whiplash follows covid storm

Having navigated March and April’s COVID storms, the betting industry was served a political whiplash across European jurisdictions as the months of May and June saw governments order tighter customer controls across all gambling verticals.   SBC – European governments order

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spain to form new body on gambling harmonisation

Spain’s DGOJ has signed a new ‘collaborative accord’ which aims to establish a ‘new technical body’ charged with harmonising Spain’s federal gambling laws, standards and market controls. The regulatory agency for Spanish gambling will work with ‘UNE’ – the ‘standardisation

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a fantastic achievement better collective reflects on sbc awards win

As 2020 draws to a close, what better way to round off the year than by celebrating the achievements of some of the industry’s leading companies. At the star-studded SBC Awards earlier this month, Better Collective was recognised as the

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gig enlisted by rootz for marketing compliance tool

Malta-based casino operator Rootz has reached an agreement with Gaming Innovation Group to make use of its GiG Comply compliance tool. The firm’s compliance monitoring system scans over 30,000 web pages each day for various types of content including igaming

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softswiss anti fraud service saves over e10 million in 2020

SoftSwiss has supported its partners in combatting security threats throughout 2020, with its anti-fraud and security checks service saving clients €10 million over the year. The service allows clients to carry out bonus abuse checks, block duplicate player accounts, carry

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betway extends partnership with blast premier

Esports tournament organiser BLAST Premier and global online gambling operator Betway have agreed to extend their existing partnership by one year. The partnership between Betway and BLAST has already been in existence for two years. It has seen the firms

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sbc digital online events series launches with focus on regional markets

SBC has announced the launch of SBC Digital, a series of online conferences and product showcases dedicated to several of the betting and gaming industry’s most attractive regional markets.  The series is the crucial third pillar of SBC’s services, sitting

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