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Scout Gaming Group has joined forces with GBG, the experts in digital identity, to further enhance its commitment to responsible gaming. Scout Gaming will leverage GBG’s technology to automate affordability checks so that it can better protect players from gambling beyond their means.
Scout Gaming is committed to offering a great customer experience, while safeguarding all players. By leveraging GBG’s identity verification, affordability and anti-fraud solutions, Scout Gaming will be able to:
- Leverage geo-affordability indicators: Assess a player’s risk of gambling beyond their means based on postcode-level data, such as their area’s average property values and typical negative financial indicators.
- Improve compliance and prevent money laundering: GBG’s technology ensures that identities are quickly and securely verified, while any Know Your Customer or Anti-Money Laundering issues are flagged instantly.
- Deliver a smooth customer onboarding experience: GBG’s affordability checks run in the background in real-time, ensuring that Scout Gaming can minimise friction for players and improve the customer experience. Scout Gaming is also replacing manual document checks with GBG’s IDScan – a digital solution that automates the verification process – making it easier for Scout Gaming to onboard the ‘good’ players and identify the ‘bad’ actors in real-time.
Andreas Sundal, Chief Product Officer at Scout Gaming Group, said: “Scout Gaming is committed to a best-in-class approach to compliance. GBG’s extensive experience in the sector and its smart technology, allows us to deliver exactly that while making it easier to maintain, manage and improve our KYC and AML processes.”
Amy Watkins, Gaming Sector Specialist and New Business Development Manager at GBG, said: “Automating the identity verification process of players is becoming vital in the fiercely competitive gaming sector, not just to meet regulatory requirements and mitigate fraud, but to deliver the very best customer experience too. We’ve worked with Scout Gaming to deliver a tailored solution that will ensure it can quickly and securely verify an individual and make the on-boarding process as smooth as possible. The company will also be able to flag potential issues, whether that be fraud or affordability, in real-time.”
About Scout Gaming
Scout Gaming Group is a multiple award-winning licensed and regulated premium provider of B2B Fantasy Sports & Sportsbetting. The company offers a flexible and customizable sports entertainment platform with the core pillar being the network-based Fantasy Sports solution (SGN) and a fully-managed Sportsbook capable of being tailored to market needs, whether real money Fantasy Sports, odds-based sports wagering or Free2Play. Technology and operations are 100% proprietary, having developed from the ground up and operated in-house, – allowing for virtually any sport, league, or game format to be offered. The company has achieved several industry-firsts such as the world’s largest globally pooled DFS network (SGN), Fantasy Matchups, Bet-on-my-team, Player Odds and the world’s first natively integrated DFS and Sportsbook solution – all via one single integration. The Group has 100+ employees and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with development and operations in Bergen, Norway, and Lviv, Ukraine and Malta. Scout Gaming is listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market and the Certified Adviser is Redeye AB. Contact details: [email protected], +46 (0)8 121 576 90.
GBG are the experts in digital identity software. Helping organisations across the globe eliminate customer friction and fraud from their digital experiences. GBG develop and deliver digital identity, address verification, fraud prevention and compliance software to over 20,000 customers globally.
Through the combination of the latest technology, the most accurate data and our unrivalled expertise, GBG helps organisations ranging from start-ups to the largest consumer and technology brands in the world deliver seamless experiences, so their customers can transact online with greater confidence.
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