The SBC Weekly Digest for 14/05/21

Your weekly roundup of the most popular articles from SBC News, SBC Americas, CasinoBeats, SlotBeats….

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Better Collective’s revenues for the first quarter of 2021 grew by 86% to $47 million, whilst recording an organic growth of 19%.

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The UK National Lottery has strengthened its commitment to supporting community sports, striking a partnership with the Rugby League World Cup with a focus on positive social impacts.

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Bad week for…

Supporter boycotts saw Manchester United miss out on a £200 million training kit sponsorship tie-up with ecommerce company The Hut Group.

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The hearing regarding the distribution of £4.5 million in funds to customers of collapsed trading platform Football Index has been taken to the High Court of Justice in England and Wales.

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“Any iGaming operator expanding into LatAm needs to work with lots of different local payment options, must research these schemes in detail, understand their processes as well as local regulations and restrictions. If it doesn’t, it will inevitably suffer authorisation and conversion issues.”

Jens Bader, CEO of CashtoCode, explains why payment providers must fully understand the complexities of the Latin American market before entering.

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£4.5 billion
The Premier League has agreed principal terms with Sky, BT, Amazon and the BBC for the multi-billion renewal of its media rights deal, subject to government approval.

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YGAM has made three new appointments to its Board after hiring Christina Okorocha, Anne Casey and Kwaku Owusu-Ansah.

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AGTech Holdings posted a revenue increase of more than 50% year-on-year in its financial report for Q1 2021.

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$250 million
Nuvei has entered a cash agreement to purchase Simplex for $250 million, enhancing its portfolio of alternative payment methods.

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In a special edition of the Double Espresso Show, David Mann, CCO of Swintt, and Fredrick Elmqvist, CEO of Yggdrasil Gaming, shine a light on game mechanics and regulatory challenges.
Recommended Reading
Part three of the SBC Innovation Report – in collaboration with Stats Perform and Degree 53 – delves into the ways that Sky Bet has continued to innovate the player prop product experience.

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The gaming industry is ‘more about numbers and revenues’ and ‘less about big names’, according to Yahale Meltzer of Groove Gaming.

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Speaking to InsiderSport, Real Betis’ Head of Data Analysis, Alvaro Arranz, breaks down the reasons why the team has become one of ‘La Liga’s most progressive-thinking clubs’ with the support of Stats Perform.

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Alex Kornilov, CEO of Betegy, discussed the operator’s commercial strategy in the US market, the significance of March Madness and the leveraging of data and content for player engagement.

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Artículos Recomendados
La Junta General Extraordinaria de Accionistas de Codere ratificó con “amplia mayoría” el acuerdo alcanzado con los acreedores del grupo, y propuesto por el Consejo de Administración, para liquidar la sociedad actual y trasladar los activos a una nueva.

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Mientras se aguarda la presentación del proyecto de regulación del juego online en Chile, prometido por la Subsecretaría de Hacienda en enero de 2021, la Comisión de Gobierno, Descentralización y Regionalización del Senado nacional ya ha iniciado un debate sobre nuevas normativas que se incluirían en la ley Nº 19.995 sobre el juego.

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