SBC Magazine Issue 8: International expansion and picking up the sporting slack

first_imgShare Share A focus on international expansion and how we, as the betting and gaming industry, will get through COVID-19 are the key themes throughout Issue 8 of SBC Magazine.Now available to view HERE, it starts by tracking the journey of Giovanni Garrisi from a mathematician beating the pools to starting a 50/50 JV with Stanley Leisure, seizing an opportunity to become the sole owner of Stanleybet and creating Magellan Robotech.We also catch up with Petra Zackrisson, Chief Corporate Development Officer for Betano, to find out how the international brand of the Greek founded Stoiximan/Betano sportsbook and casino group is building towards ‘top three’ status in Romania and Portugal.However, these are just two of five articles dedicated to sports betting, preceding similarly well-stocked sections for all things US market, casino, payments and marketing.A selection of the betting experts featured include Stanleybet CEO Giovanni Garrisi, Smarkets CTO Robin Harrison, Nederlandse Loterij CTO Maurice Meijer, Sportech CEO Richard McGuire, Sportradar MD for Sports Partnerships David Lampitt, Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter, SIS Commercial Director Ian Baynes, BHA Executive Director Will Lambe and Charles Cohen, IGT VP Sports Betting.Meanwhile, on the gaming side we also hear from EveryMatrix CEO Ebbe Groes, Evolution Gaming Head of Marketing Amy Riches, Genting Bet Head of Casino Chris Worthington, SG Digital SVP Gaming Dylan Slaney and Relax Gaming CPO Simon Hammon. Trustly duo Nicholas Tucker and Ken Myles are first up to talk about payments, before more from the likes of W2 Global Data CEO Warren Russell and Steven Armstrong, Group Director of AML at William Hill. And finally for marketing we have Rongtian He, Hashtage Sport CEO and Kevin Roth – a meteorologist working for RotoGrinders.As you might imagine, there is plenty of focus throughout all sections on products expected to pick up some of the slack as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on the 2020 sporting calendar – most notably virtuals, esports and a deeper selection of casino games.You can also expect to find interviews and expert analysis on topics ranging from the future of horseracing to positioning for growth in the US to the development of the live casino vertical, the impact of age verification measures and everything you need to know about this month’s SBC Digital Summit – a five-day remote gathering for the whole industry.For all this and more, download your copy or view it online today by clicking HERE! UK Racing pushes for drastic levy reforms as deep recession looms August 25, 2020 Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 StumbleUpon Xtremepush secures ‘OpenMarket’ supplier accreditation   August 26, 2020 Submit Related Articleslast_img read more

Athletes of the Week

first_imgWith Lakewood needing to win both of its games last week to make the playoffs, the Lancers’ Rembert came up big. On Monday, he scored 26 points to help the Lancers upset Compton 58-54. Then on Thursday, he poured in 19 as Lakewood defeated Millikan 62-38 to clinch third place in the Moore League and a berth in the CIF Southern Section Division I-AA playoffs. GIRLS BASKETBALL Tenaya Watson, Sr., Sequoia Crandell, Jr., Wilson Watson scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Crandell had 17 points and 15 rebounds as the Bruins nearly upset No. 1-ranked Poly in a game that decided the Moore League championship. The 55-52 loss was a great improvement from the 73-36 beating by the Jackrabbits in their first meeting of the season. GIRLS WATER POLO Heather McKeon, Jr., Kelsey Schafer, Sr., Wilson Both scored twice to avenge the Bruins’ loss to Millikan for the Moore League championship a year ago and give Wilson its 11th overall league title. BOYS BASKETBALL Patrick Rembert, Sr., Lakewood center_img BOYS SOCCER Gerardo Garcia, Sr., Millikan Garcia had three assists in a 6-2 victory over Lakewood on Wednesday to give him a school-record 35 for his career. GIRLS SOCCER Amber Lopez, Jr., Valley Christian Lopez had three goals and an assist for the Crusaders in a 9-1 victory over Windward on Thursday. WRESTLING Jeremy Gendreau, Jr., St. John Bosco Gendreau went 3-0 with three pins at the CIF-SS Division III Dual Championships, helping the Braves to a semifinal appearance. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

PCTC Liberty Joins ARCs Fleet

first_imgNew Jersey-based carrier American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC) has added M/V Liberty, a 2006-built pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) to its fleet. A naming ceremony will be held in the port of Charleston, South Carolina, in June 2017, according to the company.Previously known as M/V Topeka, the 6,350 car equivalent units (CEU) ship was re-flagged to American registry on January 31, 2017. The re-flagging was conducted by the US Coast Guard (USCG) in the port of Bremenhaven, Germany, the firm said.VesselsValue’s data shows that M/V Liberty was owned by Norway-based RoRo shipping company Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA.Being the eight RoRo vessel in ARC’s fleet, the vessel has a length of 200 meters and a beam of 32.2 meters.M/V Liberty is able to carry tracked vehicles, helicopters, trucks and other military and high and heavy project cargoes and will be enrolled in the Maritime Security Program (MSP) and the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA), ARC said.Founded in 1990, ARC is owned 50/50 by Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Wallenius.last_img read more