Andrew McCarron

SBC moves at ICE London to brand new stand location S3-206

SBC (Sports Betting Community) will be in a new location at this year’s ICE London exhibition at the ExCeL Centre from 5-7 February, moving into the main south hall itself at stand S3-206. The SBC team will be on hand throughout all three days to showcase upcoming events in 2019, including Betting on Football (19-22 March), Betting on Sports America …

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WATCH: USA will be the biggest regulated sports betting market in the world within five years

Ahead of April’s Betting on Sports America conference and exhibition, SBC continues its look at the US market and revisits H2 Gambling Capital’s David Henwood‘s thoughts about the potential size of the US market. Filmed at Betting on Sports Conference 2018  in London last September, Henwood reveals that his firm thinks that the illegal offshore market is even bigger than …

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WATCH: How will the American market progress in 2019?

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Ahead of SBC’s Betting on Sports America conference, which is being held on 23-25 April 2019, check out what some of the key names in the industry predicted would happen in 2019 when they came to last September’s Betting on Sports conference in London. Listen to opinions from SG Gaming’s Keith O’Loughlin, Betting on Sports America Chief Advisor Sue Schnieder, …

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SBC strengthens conference team appointing Ana-Luiza Olanescu as production lead

Sports Betting Community (SBC), the organiser of Betting on Football, Betting on Sports America, Betting on Sports and CasinoBeats Summit, has strengthened its conference team with the appointment of Ana-Luiza Olanescu as Head of Conference Production and Content. Olanescu joins SBC’s London office from Informa, where as Editor in Chief she was responsible for content at four international conferences in the …

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SBC to celebrate 10th birthday at London Baby

Sports Betting Community (SBC) will mark its 10-year anniversary by hosting next month’s London Baby, the largest networking party held on the first night of  ICE London, one of the biggest gaming industry exhibitions in the world. On Tuesday 5 February, around 900 industry guests will be joining in the celebrations at one of the hottest party destinations in central …

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Mr Green would accelerate William Hill international growth

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William Hill has laid out some of the rationale behind its £245m offer to acquire online casino group MRG, the parent company of Mr Green in its offer document to shareholders. The company believes that the acquisition will give William Hill access to an international hub in the shape of Malta from which to drive international growth together with deeper …

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Unibet falls foul with ‘sponsored’ Henderson tweet

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a tweet from the account of horseracing trainer Nicky Henderson promoting one of his blogs on Unibet’s content site did not qualify as ‘editorial content’ and should have been marked as a sponsored marketing communication. The tweet, posted on 27 October, stated: “We’re underway with the jumps and my exclusive @unibet blog is now ready …

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Greek OPAP makes 50m euro stake in Stoiximan & Betano brands

Athens-listed  Greek gambling group OPAP has swooped to acquire a 36.75% stake in the holding company of Stoiximan Group, TCB Holdings Ltd for a consideration of €50 million. TCB operates online gaming services under its Stoiximan brand in Greece and Cyprus, and uses its Betano brand in Romania and Germany. In 2017, Stoiximan Group had revenues of 136 million euro and …

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Formula 1 MD to reveal details of $100m live betting deal at Betting on Sports

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Formula 1, the world’s most prestigious motor racing competition, has announced a ground-breaking sponsorship and data rights commercial partnership with Interregional Sports Group (ISG) to produce a F1 betting offering and give fans new ways to get closer to the sport they love. In a first-of-its-kind partnership for the sport, Formula 1, ISG and Sportradar will work with data taken …

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50 CEOs & 120 Directors confirmed to speak at #bosweek

A strong line-up of 50 CEOs will be sharing their expertise at this month’s Betting on Sports Week on a final agenda that boasts over 120-director level speakers, and over 250 speakers across the week. The full agenda for Betting on Sports Week has been released with six Betting on Sports conference tracks, the CasinoBeats Summit, and the Esports focused …

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