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SBC Summit North America set to bring fresh perspectives with focus on iGaming

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The upcoming SBC Summit North America, powered by the improved version of the dedicated event app, SBC Connect Plus, is set to host a record-breaking 3,500 senior industry experts and some of the most recognizable brands in the region, as they share their knowledge on the flourishing iGaming and sport betting industry in North America.

The 3-day event will begin with a limited-capacity pre-day conference on May 9, which will feature the Player Protection Symposium, Compliance, and Leadership tracks. The core exhibition and conference will then take place on May 10-11 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey and present attendees with a vibrant exhibition hall, an expert-led conference agenda and an abundance of networking opportunities.

Attendees at the SBC Summit North America will get access to 60 exhibiting operators, affiliates and suppliers, as some of the leading names in the industry including Bet365 PartnersBetegyCatena MediaContinent8IGT PlayDigitalKey AffiliatesKinectifySportradar and White Hat Gaming, will be showcasing their services, offerings and technology on the expo floor.

The extensive conference agenda, which this year will display a stronger focus on iGaming, will tackle a variety of topics such as technological innovation, state-by-state regulations and marketing strategies. The core conference agenda’s far-reaching scope will take place over 5 stages and 10 dedicated tracks, including iGaming Americas, Sports Betting Product, Marketing/Affiliates and Emerging tech that will host the First Pitch start-up competition.

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The event will include exclusive keynotes on innovative thinking and leadership from the likes of Frank Abagnale (cybersecurity expert, fraud prevention specialist and the inspiration behind Steven Spielberg’s “Catch Me If You Can”), Matt King (CEO, Fanatics Betting and Gaming), Jan Jones Blackhurst (Board Member, Caesars Entertainment Corporation), Barry Gibson (Chairman, Entertain) and Bill Miller (President & CEO, American Gaming Association).

Alongside Keynotes, there will be over 300 speakers representing influential operators, data-driven affiliates, regulators, as well as leading media outlets, sports teams and leagues, such as Rhea Loney (Chief Compliance Officer, BetMGM), E. Sequoyah Simermeyer (Chairman, National Indian Gaming Commission), Jennifer Matthews (Vice President – Brand Marketing, FanDuel) and Stephen Krombolz (SVP of Business Development, Tipico), to name a few.

Rasmus Soark, CEO and Founder of SBC, said: “SBC Summit North America has always focused on the future and how the industry can be innovative, despite restrictive regulations. As we’re getting closer to the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court overturning PASPA, it’s exciting to see that sports betting has been legalized in most US states and start early conversations about iGaming launch and entry strategies.

“Our speakers, exhibitors and sponsors have all proven in one way or another that you can drive growth with innovative approaches, cutting-edge products, and unwavering dedication to improvement, so there’s plenty for our attendees to uncover.”

Throughout the summit, attendees will have ample opportunities to network with key industry decision-makers, whether during the day on the exhibition floor or at the evening networking events held in the heart of New York City. The daytime schedule includes the Global Gaming Women BreakfastAfrican Americans in Gaming and Tribal Gaming Breakfast meetups, among other networking opportunities

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In the evenings, attendees can connect with new and existing leads in a more informal setting at the pre-registration networking drinks at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge at Moxy Times Square (May 9), the official party at Slate NYC, which will also host the Sports Betting Hall of Fame ceremony (May 10) and the closing party at Versa NYC (May 11).

Attendees can also purchase tickets to the lavish SBC Summit North America Awards ceremony, hosted by Meredith Marakovits, the New York Yankees’ clubhouse reporter for the YES Network. The ceremony, taking place on May 11 is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the best operators, suppliers and affiliates in the industry at the New York Hilton Midtown.

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Play’n GO announces partnership with Canadian operator Loto-Québec

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Play’n GO, the world’s leading casino entertainment provider, has today announced a partnership with Canadian operator Loto-Québec, launching the Swedish gaming giant’s games into another Canadian province.

Already active in another Canadian province , this partnership sees Play’n GO’s content available in the province of Québec exclusively with Loto-Québec, a state-owned corporation, where online players now have access to titles such as Tome of Madness. 

Magnus Olsson, Chief Commercial Officer, Play’n GO said: “At Play’n GO, we have always been clear in our vision to be active in every regulated market in the world, and this partnership with Loto-Québec is the next step on that journey.

“Our past success in Canada gives us confidence that players in Québec will enjoy the best Play’n GO content, and we look forward to many years of success with Loto-Québec in the province.”

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Stéphane Martel, Head of Product and Innovation at Loto-Québec added: “As the sole iGaming operator in Québec, we pride ourselves on offering titles that truly add value to our platform, lotoquebec.com. We are happy to bring Play’n GO games to our players.”

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Court Decision Upholds iGaming Ontario’s Model

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iGaming Ontario has welcomed the decision of the Ontario Superior Court, which found that iGaming Ontario’s model is consistent with the Criminal Code and that iGaming Ontario is conducting and managing igaming in the province.

“We have always been confident in our model and are pleased that the court has ruled in our favour, and that Ontarians can continue to play with confidence in our regulated igaming market,” said Martha Otton, Executive Director of iGaming Ontario.

“Ontario’s model meets the requirements and contributes to the public good by protecting players, their data and their funds, while helping to fund priority public services in Ontario, and bringing well-paid, high-tech jobs and economic development to Ontario,” Otton added.

In dismissing the application brought forward by the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK), the Superior Court found that iGaming Ontario is the “operating mind” behind Ontario’s competitive igaming market in accordance with the conduct and manage requirements of the Criminal Code.

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iGaming Ontario will continue to conduct and manage igaming as it has since the launch of the regulated market on April 4, 2022.

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Bragg Gaming Appoints Renowned iGaming Executive Neill Whyte as Chief Commercial Officer

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Bragg Gaming Group, a global iGaming technology and content provider, announced that Neill Whyte has been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), effective 1st May 2024, establishing a new global commercial structure at the Company and bolstering its leadership team.

Whyte brings over 18 years of experience in the iGaming sector, most recently in the role of Chief Commercial Officer at Digital Gaming Corporation’s (DGC), B2B iGaming Division. After joining DGC in early 2020, he was responsible for the commercially successful launch and growth of its content distribution business in the US.

Prior to joining DGC, Whyte held multiple positions in the gaming industry including as Head of Business Development at Isle of Man-based iGaming specialist Apricot Investments, as Board Member at Swedish iGaming product and Lottery content distributor Genera Networks, and in various senior roles over eleven years at leading iGaming content supplier Microgaming, including as Head of Product Channels.

In his new role with Bragg, Whyte will be tasked with leading the Company’s global commercial teams to drive growth across all of the Company’s product verticals which include proprietary online casino content from its Atomic Slot Lab, Indigo Magic and Wild Streak Gaming studios, exclusive content from content partners, HUB a leading casino content aggregation platform, Fuze player engagement, as well as its award-winning player account management (PAM) platform and turnkey solutions.

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Matevž Mazij, Chief Executive Officer at Bragg, said: “I am very pleased to be announcing today the appointment of Neill Whyte as Chief Commercial Officer at Bragg. His iGaming product and market knowledge, together with his record in driving growth from developing successful and mutually beneficial commercial partnerships are exceptional.

“As we leverage our broad content and product portfolio to grow in existing and new markets, including in the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe, Neill’s unique combination of knowledge, skills and experience in this sector are a perfect fit for our ambitions at Bragg.”

Neill Whyte, Chief Commercial Officer at Bragg, said: “It’s an honor to join Matevž and the wider teams at Bragg already in place across North America, Europe and in India. I have been impressed with the depth and quality of the content, product and technology offerings at Bragg, and its ability to rapidly adapt, certify and deploy this content and technology in newly regulated markets is a distinct advantage.

“We also have a huge opportunity to grow our footprint with our existing customers in markets in which we are already established. Our content and product roadmaps are second to none, and I’m planning to get on the road in the coming weeks and months to meet the team and our customers and to start building for the next stage of mutual growth. I can’t wait to get going.”

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