25 people die in a fire at a furniture factory in…

first_imgThe factory that went up in flames in EgyptMore than 20 others were injured by the blaze in El Obour, an industrial city some 35 kilometres northeast of the Egyptian capital.An investigation is underway but reports suggest a gas cylinder exploded and that the plant did not have the safety clearances required to operate.The factory owner and a number of other officials are said to have been detained in connection with the blaze.Such incidents are relatively frequent in Egypt because of dilapidated buildings and safety standards being flouted.A separate fire at a food market in Egypt’s second city of Alexandria left 11 people injured on Tuesday, a health ministry official in the city said.At least 35 people died last week in a boat collision on the Nile that prompted criticism of Egypt’s transportation and infrastructure safety standards.last_img read more

Betting on Sports to welcome record number of exhibitors

first_imgShare Kambi takes control of Churchill Downs BetAmerica sportsbook August 28, 2020 Nearly 150 of the biggest sports betting operators, platform providers, affiliates and payments firms will be setting up camp in the biggest ever Betting on Sports exhibition.Held from 18-21 September at Olympia London, #boscon2018 will feature 6,300 sqm of exhibition space. This area has been expanded to house at least 140 exhibitors over two floors, while there will be no fewer than eight dedicated networking areas to facilitate business, networking and 1-on-1 meetings between delegates.As well as leading operators such as Pinnacle and Betway, the star-studded exhibition lineup extends to some of the best platform providers the industry has to offer, including OPTIMA, SG Digital, Bit8, BetConstruct, SB Tech, Kambi, FSB, GiG, Digitain and Sporting Solutions, as well as virtual sports focused Kiron, VSoftCo and Golden Race.Meanwhile, #boscon2018 will embrace the importance of producing engaging digital content and leveraging the power of sports data through exhibition stands hosted by Catena Media, Perform Group, Sportradar and the Press Association.Finally, there will be a huge nod to the payments technology underpinning the sports betting industry. This includes a stand for HiPay, Wirecard, ECOMMPAY and Trustly, who have enjoyed the successful 2018 launch of Pay N Play in-banner betting, a product which offsets high marketing costs by decreasing abandonment rates at the registration stage.Renaud Baudry, Marketing & Product Manager for iGaming at HiPay, said: “HiPay is exhibiting at Betting on Sports for the second time in 2018. From a payment provider point of view, getting to such events is the best way to keep up with one of the most dynamic and fast growing industries – sports.“The Betting on Sports agenda presents a unique opportunity to set up meetings with the industry’s leaders, share moments during networking events and learn from the high quality conferences.“I’m convinced that this year’s event will once against blow everyone’s mind thanks to the work of the SBC team, who have once again succeeded in gathering C-levels in the best London venues in a friendly atmosphere within a few exciting days.”Sam Barrett, Director of Gaming at Trustly, added: “Trustly has been exhibiting at the Betting on Sports event for a number of years and seen first hand how it has continued to expand and improve year on year with high quality exhibitors, delegates and networking opportunities. We are looking forward to the Betting on Sports Week this September and the opportunity to talk to old and new clients.”Sergey Harutyunyan, Chief Business Officer at BetConstruct, commented: : “Excited and inspired, BetConstruct team travels to London, UK from September 18 – 21 for this year’s Betting on Sports Conference.“We will showcase a number of our improved sports betting offerings, data feed solution and products licensed in UK, Spain, France, Malta and other over 10 countries. Making sure that the visitors find their stop at our stand worthwhile, we will show the enhanced versions of our White Label Sportsbook and Virtual Sports Software, as well as tell more about Spring BME.“BOSCON 2018 is an excellent opportunity to come together with the global gaming community. Joining the exhibition alongside the conference we are looking forward to talking sports and betting with the peers and sharing insights on challenges of the global industry.”For enquiries regarding sponsorship or exhibition opportunities, please contact us on [email protected] are available at the excellent Early Bird Discount rate HERE. Share StumbleUpon Related Articles Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Submit Xtremepush secures ‘OpenMarket’ supplier accreditation   August 26, 2020last_img read more