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OPTIMA joins call for FOBTs transition period

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OPTIMA CEO Jacob Lopez has echoed a call from GVC for the government to afford UK bookmakers a reasonable transition period to adapt their retail business models. Lopez was consulted by SBC on yesterday’s announcement, which saw the government reject advice from the Gambling Commission by cutting stakes on B2 Gaming Machines (FOBTs) from £100 to £2. To cover the …

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Chelsea legend Le Saux makes SBC Global Championship draw

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Trustly hopes to celebrate 10 years in the online payments industry by winning the SBC Global Championship, after its two teams were kept apart in yesterday’s live draw. The draw for next week’s competition at Stamford Bridge (22 May) was made by ‘Trustly Avengers’ captain (or Trustly Gaming Director) Samuel Barrett and Chelsea legend Graeme Le Saux, who will be …

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Stamford Bridge to host the inaugural five-a-side SBC Global Championship

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Five-a-side teams featuring players from some of the sports betting industry’s leading operators, suppliers, affiliates and media organisations will be taking part in the inaugural SBC Global Championship at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday 22 May. Supported by headline sponsor Trustly Group, the eight-team tournament played out in Chelsea kits will be officiated by former FIFA and Premier League referee Dermot …

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OPTIMA’s Javier Manceñido: Differentiation and flexibility to drive LatAm success

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Companies looking to enter LatAm need to look well beyond the hype about size and potential. Successful penetration of this vibrant region will require patience, attention to detail and a tailored approach to doing business. Find out more from Javier Manceñido, Vice President of Sales at OPTIMA, including why LatAm represents such a challenge for its new market incumbents, and …

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Horse racing plays “non-dismissible” role in Spain market growth

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Horse racing has enjoyed 200% growth in the Spanish market in the last five years, from €21 million in 2013 to a “non-dismissible” €90 million in online turnover during 2017. Online gaming revenue in Spain reached €560 million in 2017, with sports betting accounting for 55.57% of this figure. In play fixed odds and pre-event fixed odds betting made up …

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The Spanish perception of the gambling sector

On the opening day of the Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge, an expert panel gave their insight on the gambling market in Spain and how it’s perceived by the Spanish audience. The panel entitled Spain – a new window of opportunity, which took place as part of the Global Market Profiles track, saw suppliers and operators come together …

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OPTIMA’s Jacob Lopez: Facilitating the immediacy and convenience of mobile betting

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Optima CEO Jacob Lopez said that the rise of mobile betting has played a major role in the development of its MGS platform, which is now utilised by partners worldwide. OptimaMGS™ is a turn-key high performance gaming platform which allows operators to serve its customers through multiple engagement channels under a single system, using both integrated OPTIMA products as well as …

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Biggest ever Betting on Football takes on truly international agenda

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It’s Betting on Football by name, but so many of the topics to be discussed at next week’s international conference are far from exclusive to the beautiful game. Held at Stamford Bridge from 20-23 March, the #bofcon2018 agenda will combine expert analysis of this year’s football frenzy with a tour of the sports betting world and a breakdown of the …

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Perfect 10: The reasons not to miss Betting on Football 2018

Betting on Football

Betting on Football 2018, the fifth edition of the largest international sports and betting trade conference, will take place at Stamford Bridge from 20-23 March. Featuring 1,500 senior executives, 200 leading industry speakers and 50 key sessions #bofcon2018 has become a must-attend event for the entire sports betting sector. Here are just ten of the key reasons why missing this …

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Betting on Football brings record speaker lineup to London

Betting on Football

More than 200 industry experts will be sharing their knowledge and opinions on a wide range of subjects in and around football and betting at next month’s Betting on Football. Held at Stamford Bridge in just four weeks’ time (20-23 March), the fifth edition of the event has also attracted representatives from more than 150 gambling brands and over 100 …

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