SBC Events

England’s James Haskell confirmed as BiG Sports Dinner host

England Rugby’s James Haskell is the latest superstar confirmed for The BiG Sports Dinner. SBC Events has teamed up with the BiG Foundation to make the third annual sports dinner bigger and better than ever before, with a whole host of sporting icons such as Haskell appearing in London. Haskell’s stock is well and truly on the rise after a series of …

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Podcast – Listen to industry leaders discuss football

Check out the new SBC Podcast featuring the discussion at this year’s Betting on Football #bofcon conference by Simon Trim, CEO of Sporting Index, Mark Brosnan, CEO of Matchbook and Bernard Marantelli, CEO and Founder of Colossus Bets. All of the panellists spoke about the key focus they put on football, and the amount of planning that goes in to …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – Paul Witten – SIS

Betting data and media services supplier SIS has been confirmed as a sponsor for Betting on Sports! The company has recently added to its portfolio after announcing deals with UAE horse racing, BAGS international greyhound racing, and a five-year deal with Racecourse Media Group for picture and data rights at its 34 UK racecourses. We caught up with Commercial Director Paul Witten, who spoke …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – Vahe Baloulian – BetConstruct

BetConstruct, a developer and provider of both online and land-based betting solutions, has been confirmed as a Bronze Sponsor for the upcoming Betting on Sports conference. The company recently picked up the best Technology Supplier / Provider award at the 2016 International Gaming Awards, adding to its EGR B2B Award for Best Customer Service. BetConstruct’s has an extensive range of …

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Why live betting & esports is a match made in both heaven and hell

As a general rule of thumb esports are ideally suited to the live betting environment.  For an overwhelming amount of fans they’re consumed online via live streams, many esports communities are highly active on Twitter and Reddit, and the potential variety of in-play markets is huge and exciting. Back in September 2015 Betgenius released one of the most comprehensive esports …

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Tom Seymour – Durham CCC – BOS Speaker – A growing betting market for limited overs cricket

Bookmakers are using a range of sports for marketing purposes, but which sports are proving to be the best, and most accommodating, partners? Tom Seymour of Durham County Cricket Club (CCC) will be speaking on the ‘Different Ball Game’ panel at Betting on Sports. As Commercial Director for one of the leading clubs in the country, Seymour is well placed …

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Why the bookies love famous faces

Big name sports stars looking to keep bringing home the bacon post-retirement have a few options these days.  From attempting to emulate GNev’s punditry on Sky Sports, the usual route of remaining in the game as a manager, coach, scout or agent to opening a carp fishery in France if you’re Lee Bowyer, there’s another choice becoming all the more popular. …

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BOS Speaker Profile: Johan Styren – LeoVegas – New Faces… New Values!

The current trials and tribulations facing new sports betting operators will be discussed at BOS Conference’s ‘New Faces’ session. In a mature digital market, can new incumbents not only challenge legacy operators but further create fresh thinking and new industry values? Johan Styren CEO of igaming operator LeoVegas details to SBC readers the preparation and launch of LeoVegas Sports, as his …

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BOS Speaker Profile: James Watson – Sportradar – The skins volcano

Esports form a notable part of the agenda at Betting on Sports (#bettingonsports) next month, and with a plethora of issues to discuss and debate it’s no great surprise why.  One industry expert is Sportradar’s James Watson. James will be on a panel alongside Pavol Krasnovsky, founder of RTSmunity, exploring how live betting can work in an esports environment. In …

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SBC Events welcomes Ricky Hatton to The BiG Sports Dinner

Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton will be attending The BiG Sports Dinner in London on Friday 16th September. SBC Events has teamed up with the BiG Foundation to co-host the third annual dinner, and attract a raft of sporting superstars, which include the WBA, IBF, IBO and British boxing champion. Ray Parlour, who made 25 appearances in Arsenal’s 2004 ‘Invincibles’ campaign, …

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