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Global Reviews – The importance of WebChat in Sports Betting

Since 2014, Global Reviews has been measuring the number of sites using webchat as well as the desire from consumers to use webchat when seeking help and support whilst researching a purchasing a product or service online. Of the 182 brands benchmarked across Australia, Ireland and the UK, only 67 currently have webchat compared to the 115 who do not …

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Bookies’ Corner – America Awaits…Clinton vs Trump TV Showdown!

Next Monday New York will host the first ‘US Presidential’ TV debate. With nationwide US Election polls tightening, the race to the White House is expected to go down to the wire. SBC’s ‘Bookies Corner’ gets the lowdown on ‘Clinton Vs Trump,’ with just 45 days to go until America hits the polls (8 November), the US Election has become …

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William Hill reveals ‘starting line up’ for its Sports Book of the Year Award 2016

William Hill has announced the official longlist for its 2016 ‘William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award’, the most valuable and prestigious prize is sports writing. Unveiling its longlist, William Hill presents seventeen sports books’ covering nine different sports, all vying to follow 2015 winner ‘The Game of Our Lives’ by David Goldblatt. Making this year’s longlist is ‘No …

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London Conference will address both DFS and esports

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. has announced that the second international eSports 2016 Conference will take place on September 23rd at the Strand Palace Hotel in London. It will be run alongside and in conjunction with the Daily Fantasy Sports Expo. Marc Lesnik, Conference Organiser, said of the two events: “I have seen for the last 2 years a die hard group of …

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Winner Winner, Betting on Sports 2016 Ticket

The winners of SBC’s Betting on Sports Conference Ticket Giveaway have been revealed.  The lucky trio are Danish sports betting consultant Mikkel Gronfeldt, James Holt Pre-Match Football Compiler at William Hill and WantMyBet Founder Olly Joshi. By entering the Linkedin competition the three had their names picked out of the virtual hat and will now have complementary access to sports betting’s …

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William Hill – Frances Morris favourite to replace Sir Nicholas as Tate leader

Following last week’s announcement that Sir Nicholas Serota would step down as Director of Tate Galleries, William Hill has placed Tate Modern director Frances Morris as its favourite to take over leadership of the leading UK art institution. Serota leaves Tate, following thirty years’ service garnering multiple plaudits for championing modern arts in the UK and successfully expanding Tate institutions …

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SBC Podcast – A daily push on sponsorship activation

Check out the new SBC Podcast featuring the discussion at this year’s Betting on Football #bofcon conference about partnerships between football clubs and betting firms and the best ways for activation . Tony Kenny, Head of Sponsorship for William Hill, and Mark Davies, Head of New Business at Leicester City, agreed that the days of making a sponsorship deal and waiting to the end …

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William Hill – Brexit will happen In 2019…Probably!

Returning from her summer holidays in the Swiss Alps, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has again reiterated to her cabinet that ‘Brexit means Brexit’. Facing growing scepticism regarding the Conservative Party’s ability to negotiate a successful withdrawal from the European Union, May and her cabinet are expected to present the public with an initial Brexit update. The Conservative Party has …

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Ladbrokes says no to ‘Bake Off’ market

Ladbrokes will not open a market on popular BBC TV baking competition ‘The Great British Bake Off’ (program often referred to as Bake Off or GBBO). Last year the FTSE-listed betting operator was stung for £10,000 following a flurry of early market bets placed on Nadiya Hussain the eventual winner of Bake Off 2015. Ladbrokes management would host an investigation …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – James Fleming – Emerchants

Emerchants are a leading provider of prepaid payment solutions, offering prepaid debit card programs which are specifically designed for the online betting and gaming industry. After enjoying success in Australia with Bet365, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sportsbet and CrownBet, they will be in market with major European partners starting in Q4 2016. Emerchants are keen to introduce its solution, and the …

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