Andrew McCarron

Betting on Football acquires AffiliateINSIDER Bootcamp to deliver the Digital Marketing Forum

SBC Events and AffiliateINSIDER have collaborated to provide enhanced value to delegates at the Betting on Football conference by creating The Digital Marketing Forum, a new gathering for marketing professionals to discuss disruption, new disciplines and best practice in online marketing. The Digital Marketing Forum will run on the 21 March 2019 during the Betting on Football conference at London’s …

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Children’s exposure to betting ads lowest for 10 years

Children saw nearly 40% fewer gambling ads in 2017 than they did in 2013 according to the latest report from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The report found that children on average see 2.8 adverts for gambling products a week. The report also found that the levels of children’s exposure to sports-related gambling ads in 2017 were on average of …

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Industry taken to task over use of ‘gagging orders’ in settlements

The Gambling Commission has warned the gambling industry that the indiscriminate use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in settlements with customers over problem gambling issues will not be tolerated. Last year, stories broke in the national media about some major bookmakers adding ‘gagging orders’ to deals with their customers preventing them from going to the Commission with a complaint against any …

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SBC moves at ICE London to brand new stand location S3-206

SBC (Sports Betting Community) will be in a new location at this year’s ICE London exhibition at the ExCeL Centre from 5-7 February, moving into the main south hall itself at stand S3-206. The SBC team will be on hand throughout all three days to showcase upcoming events in 2019, including Betting on Football (19-22 March), Betting on Sports America …

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WATCH: USA will be the biggest regulated sports betting market in the world within five years

Ahead of April’s Betting on Sports America conference and exhibition, SBC continues its look at the US market and revisits H2 Gambling Capital’s David Henwood‘s thoughts about the potential size of the US market. Filmed at Betting on Sports Conference 2018  in London last September, Henwood reveals that his firm thinks that the illegal offshore market is even bigger than …

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WATCH: How will the American market progress in 2019?

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Ahead of SBC’s Betting on Sports America conference, which is being held on 23-25 April 2019, check out what some of the key names in the industry predicted would happen in 2019 when they came to last September’s Betting on Sports conference in London. Listen to opinions from SG Gaming’s Keith O’Loughlin, Betting on Sports America Chief Advisor Sue Schnieder, …

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SBC strengthens conference team appointing Ana-Luiza Olanescu as production lead

Sports Betting Community (SBC), the organiser of Betting on Football, Betting on Sports America, Betting on Sports and CasinoBeats Summit, has strengthened its conference team with the appointment of Ana-Luiza Olanescu as Head of Conference Production and Content. Olanescu joins SBC’s London office from Informa, where as Editor in Chief she was responsible for content at four international conferences in the …

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SBC to celebrate 10th birthday at London Baby

Sports Betting Community (SBC) will mark its 10-year anniversary by hosting next month’s London Baby, the largest networking party held on the first night of  ICE London, one of the biggest gaming industry exhibitions in the world. On Tuesday 5 February, around 900 industry guests will be joining in the celebrations at one of the hottest party destinations in central …

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Mr Green would accelerate William Hill international growth

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William Hill has laid out some of the rationale behind its £245m offer to acquire online casino group MRG, the parent company of Mr Green in its offer document to shareholders. The company believes that the acquisition will give William Hill access to an international hub in the shape of Malta from which to drive international growth together with deeper …

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Unibet falls foul with ‘sponsored’ Henderson tweet

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a tweet from the account of horseracing trainer Nicky Henderson promoting one of his blogs on Unibet’s content site did not qualify as ‘editorial content’ and should have been marked as a sponsored marketing communication. The tweet, posted on 27 October, stated: “We’re underway with the jumps and my exclusive @unibet blog is now ready …

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