Mark Hicks and Martin Lycka Player Protection Symposium

NCAA counted 2K instances of bettor harassment during March Madness

According to NCAA Managing Director Mark Hicks, the organization has a pretty clear understanding of the scope of bettor harassment on social media. Speaking to...

SBC launches Player Protection Hub with new editor

SBC Media is launching the Player Protection Hub, a members-only community hub designed to share news, insight, research, education and best practices in responsible...
Several alcoholic beverages

Sports bettors more likely to binge drink according to the ICRG

Sports bettors are more likely to binge drink and consume more alcohol according to a new study from the International Center for Responsible Gambling...
Paysafe iGaming Pay By Safe

New online casino payments solution launched by Paysafe

In 2023, Paysafe reported an annualized transactional volume of $140 billion.
Athlete hands in a huddle

Iowa athletes file federal suit against sports betting investigators

A group of 26 athletes from Iowa and Iowa State University are suing the state for its allegedly unconstitutional investigation into their sports betting...

Safe Bet Show: Arthur Paikowsky talks his life in fundraising and the work of...

The Martin Lycka Safe Bet Show returned this month and Arthur Paikowsky, President of the International Centre for Responsible Gambling (ICRG), was the man...
A stack of credit cards

Pennsylvania legislators introduce bill to ban credit card use for online gaming

A bill has been introduced that would prevent players in Pennsylvania from using credit cards to fund their online gambling activities. Senate Bill 1159, introduced...
Colorado Illegal Gambling Campaign

New illegal gambling prevention campaign launches in Colorado

The campaign is aimed at educating bettors about the risks of illegal wagering.
Recently retired CFL player Shawn Lemon suspended for betting on games

Ex-CFL player Lemon suspended for betting on games

The Canadian Football League is the latest sports league to take action against a player for violating gambling policy. The CFL announced on April 24...
DraftKings logo on a phone

DraftKings hires Lori Kalani as Chief Responsible Gaming Officer

DraftKings has announced the appointment of Lori Kalani as its first Chief Responsible Gaming Officer. Kalani, who will report to DraftKings CEO Jason Robins, will...

Event News

Cordish gaming cannibalization

Cordish’s Rob Norton ballparks casino cannibalization at 15-23%

To some in the industry, Rob Norton is an obstructionist. The president of Cordish Gaming's stance against iGaming legislation in states like Maryland has...
Dan Marino SBC Summit North America

SBC Summit North America draws 5,000 attendees

SBC Summit North America once again packed The Meadowlands Convention Center for two days of networking, conference content and conversation. "We had nearly 5,000 of...
BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt

BetMGM may be ‘radio quiet’ but Greenblatt ready to speak out

Towards the start of his fireside chat with CNBC's Contessa Brewer at SBC Summit North America, BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt began by acknowledging that...
How Massachusetts is using research to rewrite the gaming playbook

How Massachusetts is using research to rewrite the gaming playbook

In Massachusetts, like in many states, things are changing fast in gaming. The state launched digital sports betting in March 2023 and experienced an immediate...