Events

Operator attendance soars 37% at Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports 2019 Operator CEO panel

The status of the Betting on Sports and CasinoBeats Summit events as the leading forums for international operators was further strengthened by a 37% increase in operator delegates at the 2019 edition. The September events, which were both held at Olympia London, saw representatives of 190 operators based in 36 different countries and serving every major market in the world …

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Efcharistó… Better Collective launches Greek Bookmaker Awards for 2020

Leading industry affiliate marketing publisher Better Collective AS has confirmed that it will launch a ‘Greek Bookmaker Awards’ show hosted by subsidiary Betarades on 23 January 2020. Confirming the event, Better Collective states that it seeks to ‘shine a light’ on the Greek market and further support its best bookmakers and wider stakeholders. The 12-category awards night will be hosted …

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Ruud Gullit and Kirsty Gallacher to host SBC Awards 2019

Ruud Gullit and Kirsty Gallacher to host SBC Awards 2019

Dutch football great Ruud Gullit and former Sky Sports presenter Kirsty Gallacher have been confirmed as the hosts for the SBC Awards 2019, which take place on 3 December at London’s stylish Battersea Evolution venue.  The event recognises excellence among sports betting and igaming operators, affiliates and suppliers, with the winners set to be announced in front of an audience …

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North American operators land SBC Awards shortlist spots

SBC Awards US Nominees

FanDuel Group and The Stars Group lead the North American charge at the SBC Awards 2019 with places on the shortlists of the headline operator categories.  The SBC Awards, which take place in the stunning setting of Battersea Evolution in Central London on Tuesday 3 December 2019, were established to recognise excellence in the sports betting and igaming sectors around …

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International operators vie for Sportsbook of the Year prize at SBC Awards

Industry powerhouse bet365 will be hoping to make it six in a row when the winner of the Sportsbook of the Year prize is announced at the SBC Awards 2019, but it must see off strong international competition to do so.  The victors of all 41 SBC Awards will be unveiled in front of an audience of more than 700 …

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PE Forum: The payout partner challenge in emerging markets

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The pursuit of the perfect payout process for a gaming operator can “stutter” if the payment service provider (PSP) struggles to adapt to new markets. That’s according to Paloma González Mascaraque, Head of Payments at BetConstruct, who joined a panel on ‘Payments in emerging markets’ at this year’s PaymentExpert Forum (18 September) – held as part of the Betting on …

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SBC launches Spanish-language website

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Sports betting event organiser and media company SBC has launched a dedicated news portal for the Spanish-speaking gaming industry, www.sbcnoticias.com. The new website will cover sports betting, igaming, casino and other global gaming news in Spanish, with a particular focus on emerging markets in Latin America, as well as Spain. It marks the first time SBC has launched a website …

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Optima acquisition sees Sportradar offer full betting solution

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Sports data and content supplier Sportradar has confirmed the acquisition of the award-winning sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform business Optima, with the deal effective immediately. The acquisition sees Optima extending Sportradar’s current betting services portfolio to become a full-service B2B data, betting, trading and player management platform business. Acquiring Seville based Optima, Sportradar governance details that will create a …

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SBC sets new records with Betting on Sports 2019

Betting on Sports 2019

Visitors to last month’s Betting on Sports and CasinoBeats Summit events in London have given it an overwhelming show of support through the post-event survey, in which 99% of respondents said that they would recommend the conference to colleagues.  The feedback from the event has been overwhelmingly positive and the post-event delegate survey found that: 100% of survey respondents are either very likely …

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Strongest ever SBC Awards shortlists announced

SBC AWARDS 2019 shortlists announced

Betsson Group lead the way in the most competitive ever SBC Awards, featuring in no fewer than 11 categories when the shortlists were unveiled today.  The winners of the 41 categories will be announced at a lavish ceremony in the stunning setting of Battersea Evolution, London on Tuesday 3 December 2019, in front of an audience of more than 700 …

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