The SBC Weekly Digest for 03/07/20

Your weekly roundup of the most popular articles from SBC News, SBC Americas, CasinoBeats, SlotBeats, Insider Sport & Payment Expert.

Good week for…
BOLIVIAN ONLINE BETTING

Bolivia has edged closer to legalising online betting after the Bolivian gambling authority proposed a new amendment to Law 060 on Lottery and Gambling.

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ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS
Governor Phil Murphy has given the green light for Atlantic City casinos to operate again with a 25% capacity.

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Bad week for…
WIGAN ATHLETIC
The suspension of the Championship season as a result of the pandemic has ‘significant impact on the recent fortunes’ of Wigan Athletic, driving the club into administration.

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UKGC
The UKGC has come under fire this week, after a parliamentary report branded the regulator as ‘toothless’ and in need of a ‘radical overhaul’.

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
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“The igaming industry faced its own challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, but their innovative approach, nimble decision making and great talent sustained business models.”

Clayton Bartolo, Malta’s parliamentary secretary for financial services and digital economy, praised the gaming industry’s response to the pandemic during his keynote address at CasinoBeats Malta Digital.

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NUMBERS GAME
66
House of Lords Gambling Select Committee’s report ‘Gambling Harm – Time for Action‘ has outlined 66 recommendations to address harms caused by gambling, including a ban on ‘bet to view’ streaming contracts.

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David Jeffrey, Director of Product, Barclaycard Payments, outlines three ways to strengthen the fight against fraud as the world begins to recover from COVID-19.

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$250m
Wynn Resorts has hailed its “quick and comprehensive” response to the global pandemic, having invested more than $250m into its COVID-19 relief efforts.

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23%
The ESA’s Sponsorship Sentiment Tracker revealed that 23% of respondents predicted an increase in sponsorship revenues this year, up from 6% in April.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
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Here are some of the highlights from the Working in Malta track on day one of CasinoBeats Malta Digital.
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Day two of CasinoBeats Malta Digital brought live casino into the spotlight, with panellists discussing how to adopt a more approachable product for casual punters.

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Payment Expert’s panel on ‘Cashless – The New Normal’ at the CasinoBeats Malta Digital Summit spoke about how cashless technology dynamics have been accelerated by the pandemic.

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During day three of the CasinoBeats Malta Digital Summit, panellists looked at how the industry could do more to teach its customers about RTP within the slots sector.

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Vermantia COO George Fotopoulos writes for SBC News about rising to customer expectations in the modern betting landscape.

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