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Delegates give overwhelming support to Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports

More than 90% of visitors to last month’s biggest ever Betting on Sports conference rated its networking opportunities as either very good or excellent. This came from a survey made available to the 2,500 registered delegates for #bosweek, which also found considerable praise for the party locations, speaker lineup and conference app, as well as the presence of so many …

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Industry giants headline shortlists for SBC Awards 2018

SBC Awards

Industry giant bet365 will be hunting a famous fifth consecutive Bookmaker of the Year title at this year’s SBC Awards, but an array of big hitters are ready to steal the show in front of more than 700 attendees at a stunning London venue – The Artillery Garden at the HAC. The shortlists for the 38 prizes were confirmed this …

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Experts call for thought-out approach to sports betting regulation in the US

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Jake Williams, head of legal for the US at Sportradar, said that alignment with the major US sports leagues was a good idea for sports betting stakeholders, but stopped short of taking sides in a hot debate over the presence or absence of an integrity fee and official data. Speaking at last month’s Betting on Sports conference, Williams defended the …

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Next stop New York after record Betting on Sports returns

Betting on Sports

SBC Events reached new heights after welcoming a record number of delegates, exhibitors and top-level industry speakers to last week’s Betting on Sports Week in London. There were 2,500 registrations across the week, a significant increase on the 1,300 for the event’s second running in 2017, with more than 270 of those speaking across the Betting on Sports conference tracks, …

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Hall of Fame ‘perfect finish’ to successful Betting on Sports

Hall of Fame

The third Sports Betting Hall of Fame evening at the spectacular Natural History Museum has been hailed as the perfect conclusion to last week’s hugely successful Betting on Sports 2018. Set against the stunning backdrop of London’s Natural History Museum and hosted by former Sky Sports favourite Kirsty Gallacher, the awards saw five industry legends recognised for their tremendous contributions to the world of …

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Industry should expect ‘No Rationale’ in quid pro quo tax game

Amid the hopes and expectations of the industry’s future, deliberated at the Betting on Sports 2018 conference, was the hard reality of the ‘UK Tax Hike’ on online gambling services awaiting industry leaders. “Its seems a long distance now, the days of Tessa Jowell, the former Minister of Culture, Media & Sports under Tony Blair, stating that the UK would …

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BetterBetting’s Brink: Taking the BETR platform to the next level

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SBC spoke to BetterBetting Founder and CEO Adriaan Brink, who spoke about the success of the firm’s BETR platform, as well as its progression plans for the coming year. SBC: What has happened with BETR since the launch of the product in July? AB: Since launching the product in July, ahead of the FIFA World Cup, we have made significant improvements …

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Formula 1 MD to reveal details of $100m live betting deal at Betting on Sports

Formula 1, the world’s most prestigious motor racing competition, has announced a ground-breaking sponsorship and data rights commercial partnership with Interregional Sports Group (ISG) to produce a F1 betting offering and give fans new ways to get closer to the sport they love. In a first-of-its-kind partnership for the sport, Formula 1, ISG and Sportradar will work with data taken …

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Stickyeyes: Industry SEO specialist gears up for #bosweek

In the digital era, the complex world of SEO and algorithms is becoming increasingly crucial for driving traffic and creating business. The sports betting industry is no different, and a number of marketing firms have formed to provide guidance on these very topics. Digital and content marketing agency Stickeyes talks us through the best way to drive traffic, spend efficiently and …

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Work Hard / Play Hard! Mkodo and HiPay to sponsor official #bosweek networking party!

Mkodo and HiPay have been confirmed as the headline sponsors for the official networking party in #bosweek (18-21 September), held at the stunning Altitude 360 on Wednesday 19 September. Altitude 360, located on the 29th floor of Westminster’s tallest building – Millbank Tower, has been selected by SBC Events for its 360-degree view of the UK’s capital city, renowned party …

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