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Betting on Sports to welcome record number of exhibitors

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Nearly 150 of the biggest sports betting operators, platform providers, affiliates and payments firms will be setting up camp in the biggest ever Betting on Sports exhibition. Held from 18-21 September at Olympia London, #boscon2018 will feature 6,300 sqm of exhibition space. This area has been expanded to house at least 140 exhibitors over two floors, while there will be …

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OPTIMA’s Jacob Lopez collects Azar ‘Business Excellence’ gong

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Jacob Lopez, the founder and CEO of sports betting and gaming solutions provider OPTIMA, has hailed the contribution of his team after landing an award from the Azar Magazine. Azar, a leading publication dedicated to all things betting and gaming in Spain, has recognised Lopez with a ‘Business Excellence’ award. Since July 2012, Lopez has driven huge growth for OPTIMA …

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6 of the Best – OPTIMA’s Jacob Lopez

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This week’s 6 of the Best takes us to Spain, a country with “paradise-like beaches” and whose national team provided a dream win for today’s subject – OPTIMA CEO Jacob Lopez. Keep reading to find out about the film based on a true story that such a small number of people understood, and why Spanish success in Russia this summer …

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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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