Events

Events news and features

Optima acquisition sees Sportradar offer full betting solution

OPTIMA

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

SBC brings U.S. sports betting industry together at G2E

SBC at G2E

Sports Betting Community (SBC) will be at the forefront as the sports betting industry descends on Las Vegas to take part in the Global Gaming Expo. Fresh off another successful Betting on Sports conference in London, SBC will not only have a presence on the show floor by having a booth for G2E, but will also host the official G2E …

Read More »

Mansion revamps VS profile with IMG ARENA

Gibraltar-based Mansion Group has revamped its virtual sports offering, securing a multi-year agreement with IMG ARENA, the betting innovation studio of leading international sports agency and publisher IMG. Integrated through IMG ARENA’s existing partnership with Leap Gaming, Mansion has deployed a full suite of VS content across its UK online gambling portfolio. Moving forward, Mansion customers will benefit from instant …

Read More »

William Hill US CEO to feature in Official Sports Betting Guide to G2E

sports betting guide

Live streaming of sports will be key for in-play betting in America, according to William Hill US CEO Joe Asher.  In an exclusive interview in the Official Sports Betting Guide to G2E, produced by SBC Magazine, Asher revealed: “I think live streaming for in-play is going to be really big in the US – one of the big opportunities in …

Read More »

Looking beyond the “usual runners and riders” for platform and sportsbook delivery

sportsbook

In an increasingly competitive environment, made more difficult by the chilled winds of regulatory oversight, Conall McSorley from gbet explains why operators are duty bound to evaluate their platform and sportsbook providers with compliance and differentiation the watch words at this years’ Betting on Sports. Betting on Sports is a genuinely unmissable show that improves in terms of quality of …

Read More »

Svenska Spel’s Fredrik Wastenson reviews Swedish market re-regulation

Svenska Spel

Sweden’s online gambling industry has endured a turbulent period since legislation to re-regulate the market came into force at the beginning of 2019. We spoke to Fredrik Wastenson, CEO Svenska Spel Sport & Casino, for his take on events. Ahead of his appearance on the Nordics – Navigating Risky Waters in Uncertain Times panel at Betting on Sports 2019, the …

Read More »

Snooker ace Ronnie O’Sullivan heads to Olympia London

Ronnie O'Sullivan, Betting on Sports

Betcris Ambassador and snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan will be in attendance at the fourth Betting on Sports conference and exhibition, which takes place at Olympia London this week.  The event marks the first public appearance of ‘The Rocket’ since he reaffirmed his position as the world’s most dominant snooker player with a dramatic victory in the Shanghai Masters, his 72nd …

Read More »

Over 250 operators at Olympia London for Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports 2019

Over 250 operators from around the world will descend on London this week to attend the fourth Betting on Sports conference and exhibition from SBC Events. Held at Olympia London from 17-20 September, Betting on Sports is the largest dedicated sports betting conference in the world and provides the most extensive conference agenda of any event in the industry.  SBC …

Read More »