The SBC Weekly Digest for 03/12/2021

Your weekly roundup of the most popular articles and videos from the SBC network, powered by Metric Gaming

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Good week for…
CODERE ONLINE

Codere Online has become the first Latin America-focused online betting and gaming operator to list on the North American Nasdaq stock exchange, as it outlines plans for growth in the region.

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COLORADO

A new gross gaming revenue record has been set in the state of Colorado, increasing by 64.4% from $17.4 million to $28.6 million.

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Bad week for…
GEORGIA

In a governmental update earlier this week, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili detailed that the country will initiate a wide reaching clampdown on the online gambling industry.

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UK NATIONAL LOTTERY

World record swimmer Adam Peaty told MPs that Camelot must give ‘more back to society’ while giving evidence to DCMS amid criticism of profits outweighing money to good causes.

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“@2x
Speaking to SBC Americas, Matt Ryter, Genius Sports’ Head of Fan Engagement, emphasised how an increased desire for engagement between sports teams and their followers has helped fuel the expansion of sports betting.

“For fans, betting provides a new competitive outlet to test their knowledge on all aspects of a game. From predicting the final score to the number of touchdowns in an NFL game or head-to-head NASCAR race markets, sports betting can help bring fans closer to the action, ensuring they watch more of the live action and for longer.”

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NUMBERS GAME
250,000
GAMSTOP celebrated a landmark figure this week as it announced that 250,000 people had signed up for the UK’s self-exclusion programme.

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$1.7 million
Connecticut enjoyed $1.7million in sales during its first legal month of sports wagering and online gaming, having launched on 12 October.

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$4.5 million
Supported by several sports media and online gaming investors, The Game Day has secured $4.5million is Series A funding, assisting the firm’s ambitions for further growth.

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£285,000
A former lottery executive has been jailed for three months after misusing £285,000 of company profits that were intended to go to charitable causes.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Richard
Richard Schuetz, owner of Schuetz LLC, shared his views on why California – and not Nevada – is the biggest gambling state in the US.
Recommended Reading
Speaking at SBC Summit North America, Bally’s Chairman Soo Kim explained that he expects much more growth in the sports betting space, adding that it is going to be ubiquitous in the near future.

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In the second part of CasinoBeats examination of live casino developments over the last two years, QTech Games CCO Ulf Norder shared his views on how the European offering can evolve.

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There are five key myths surrounding cybersecurity as it increasingly impacts the payments sector, according to Barry O’Donnell, Chief Operating Officer at TSG.

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Bayes Esports’ Senior Software Architect, Ben ‘Noxville’ Steenhuisen, and copywriter Niklas Weber, examined how esports can appeal to a wider demographic than just the stereotype of younger bettors.

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Artículos Recomendados
El Ministerio de Hacienda de El Salvador ha presentado una propuesta de Ley Orgánica de la Lotería Nacional de Beneficencia (LNB) ante la Asamblea Legislativa para autorizar las apuestas deportivas, juego online y lotería electrónica, eliminando al ente estatal como único operador.

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La Dirección de Obras Municipales (DOM) anunció que comenzó el procedimiento de invalidación del permiso de construcción de Enjoy en Pucón, que impediría que la multinacional complete su proyecto en la ciudad.

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