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Mourinho’s men dominate week two in the SBC League of Legends

SBC League of Legends

Esports Insider’s Sam Cooke stormed into contention in the SBC League of Legends after amassing 76 points in the second week of this year’s Fantasy Premier League. However, Cooke is still 23 points off league leader James Birch, who might come to regret using his ‘triple captain’ chip so early in the season, despite Romelu Lukaku’s goal at the Liberty …

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Jacob Lopez Curciel – OPTIMA – Creating the right user journey for horse racing betting

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Jacob Lopez Curciel is the Founder, Chairman and CEO for OPTIMA, a licensed B2B Software Developer of sports betting and gaming solutions with partners in Europe, Asia, Africa and America. OPTIMA has been confirmed as the Platinum event sponsor for next month’s Betting on Sports, held at the Olympia Conference Centre from 12-15 September. The company will present software platform OPTIMA …

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Howzat: SportNation.bet partners with England’s Barmy Army

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SportNation.bet, the sportsbook owned and operated by Argyll Entertainment, has partnered with the Barmy Army, England’s internationally renowned cricket supporters club. Brokered by Reg & Co., the deal was officially launched at the Barmy Army Awards ceremony on the second day of the first ever day/night test match in the UK between England and West Indies at Edgbaston, hosted by …

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Ronnie O’Sullivan to speak at exclusive SBC Snooker Forum on 4 September

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Snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan will be a key speaker at the inaugural SBC Snooker Forum in London on 4 September. The invite only event, supported by bookmaker BetCris, will see the snooker icon discuss the relationship between the sport and the betting industry and also demonstrate the skills that made him the best in the world. O’Sullivan commented: “I am …

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Sportradar’s James Watson: Assessing the double-edged data sword for esports at #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), we spoke to Sportradar Head of Esports James Watson about data challenges in esports and his company’s relationship with ESL. Watson is part of the ‘Data Data Data’ session (14 September) in the ‘Betting on Esports’ track at next month’s event. SBC: Why did you decide to speak at Betting on Esports …

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Danske Spil’s Jens Nielsen heads the sportsbook session at #boscon2017

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The Head of Sportsbook session featuring Danske Spil’s Jens Nielsen, Mr Green’s Enda Gaffney and Vladimir Dratsjov from Olympic Entertainment Group (OlyBet) will provide an explosive start to the ‘Leaders in Betting’ track at Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September). Kicking off the first full day of #boscon2017 in the main auditorium at Olympia Conference Centre (13 September), the trio …

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Gaming and Sports Attorney Daniel Wallach: Embracing a legal sports betting environment in the U.S. at #boscon2017

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Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September) will debate the changing sports betting landscape in the U.S., just a few months after the Supreme Court agreed to hear New Jersey’s challenge against PASPA. We spoke to panellist Daniel Wallach, a Gaming and Sports Attorney at Becker & Poliakoff, about what he’s looking forward to at #boscon2017, why it’s important for him …

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Super seven – why you have to be at Betting on Sports 2017 #boscon2017

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Betting on Sports 2017, the second edition of the largest international sports and betting trade conference, will take place at Olympia Conference Centre from 12-15 September. Featuring 1,200 senior executives, 165 leading industry speakers, 44 key sessions across eight conference tracks and space for 60 exhibitors within the exhibition area, #boscon2017 has become a must-attend event for the entire sports …

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One to watch: Sirplay continues global expansion

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Over recent months, Sirplay has continued to expand its presence across world betting markets. Following the signing of new, high-profile deals in Africa and Latin America, SBC caught up with Bart Esposito, CEO of the Malta-based sportsbook and online gaming group, who discussed the company’s plans for the remainder of 2017 and beyond. SBC: Could you provide a brief history …

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Trustly’s Samuel Barrett: Strengthening the operator’s offering with innovative payments #boscon2017

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Ahead of Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), Trustly Director of Gaming Samuel Barrett, part of the Innovation in Payments session at next month’s event, spoke to SBC News about digital trends impacting the sector, as well as the changing relationship between bookmaker and payment provider. SBC: From an industry perspective, has payments been overlooked as a key dynamic for …

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