Tag Archives: SBC Awards 2016

EnergyBet takes a Leap with virtual sports betting debut

EnergyBet - Virtual Sports

EnergyBet has entered the virtual sports betting market for the first time after agreeing to offer its customers a range of markets from industry provider Leap Gaming. The partnership, which underlines EnergyBet’s commitment to creating a premium sportsbook product, will see Leap Gaming provide its full quota of virtual sports including tennis, horse racing, dog racing, velodrome cycling, speedway, and …

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BetBright pays out six figure winnings since Acca+1 launch

Acca+1

BetBright has paid out six figures in additional winnings since launching its award-winning Acca+1 product in October 2016. The Acca+1 takes any accumulator (acca) with five or more selections at combined odds of 7/1 or greater, and offers you the chance to increase your winnings with an extra risk free selection. If the risk free leg comes in along with …

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Martin Wachter – Golden Race – My ICE 2017

BetConstruct - My ICE 2017

Martin Wachter, the CEO at Golden Race, is getting ready for the biggest industry event of the year. However, he took some time out of his busy schedule to speak to SBC News about his preparation for ICE 2017 (February 7-9), where to find him in the London ExCeL and his excitement over sharing details of the company’s new online …

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bet365 lodges plans to build new facilities at Etruria Valley

Etruria Valley - Copyright: alexis84 / 123RF Stock Photo

The Stoke-on-Trent based bet365 has lodged plans to build a sports hall and staff training facility at Etruria Valley, as the company prepares to recruit up to 300 more workers over the next five years. The proposed development, which will also see nine jobs created, will include two tennis courts, two multi-purpose sports pitches and a sports hall for staff …

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Martin Wachter – Golden Race – What 2016 meant to me

Golden Race

SBC News caught up with Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter to reflect on an eventful 2016 in the sports betting industry, and an award-winning year for the virtual sports supplier. Favourite Memory of 2016 This 10th anniversary year saw so many successes for us and our partners, but to pick one – I’d say our recent opening party for our …

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SBC launches Hall of Fame to recognise individual achievements

Sports Betting Community is proud to announce the launch of the Sports Betting Hall of Fame, a new initiative created to recognise outstanding individual achievements within the sports betting industry. At next week’s SBC Awards 2016 on 7 December, SBC will recognise three members of the sports betting community who have made a real difference to the sector over the …

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Ten reasons why you should attend the SBC Awards 2016

The SBC Awards 2016 on Wednesday 7th December will round off a landmark year for the sports betting and gaming industry. Here’s ten reasons why you don’t want to miss out! 1. Get in the festive spirit The ceremony falls at the perfect time for you to bring your colleagues and partners along for an early Christmas party. At SBC, …

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Metric Gaming hires Jim Supple as one of three new executives

Metric Gaming has marked the launch of its London offices by hiring three new executives, including former Betfair and William Hill director Jim Supple. After 25 years’ experience in the betting industry, Supple is set to become the company’s COO. He will be joined by new CFO Steven Paterson, former Finance Director of William Hill’s retail division. Meanwhile, Sam Foulkes, …

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World’s Sexiest DJ Kellie Acreman to entertain at the SBC Awards

SBC Events has announced the signing of internationally acclaimed DJ Kellie Acreman for its awards ceremony on December 7 at Chelsea FC’s Under the Bridge night club. Sponsored by EnergyBet, and voted the ‘World’s Sexiest DJ’ in 2009, Kellie Acreman will be entertaining the 500 guests through the evening by providing a mix of music to reflect the occasion. Simona Pinterova, …

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BetConstruct targets Asian development with new Taiwan office

Software development company BetConstruct has moved closer to its existing and future partners in Asia by opening a new office in Taichung, Taiwan. BetConstruct has been working in the region for a few years already, and had targeted the opening of a new office as part of its overall Asian market development plan. The decision to open the new office …

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