Events

bet365 lands fourth consecutive bookmaker of the year award at SBC Awards

SBC Awards

Sports betting giant bet365 capped a triumphant night at the SBC Awards by collecting the headline Bookmaker of the Year prize for the fourth year in a row. Having also been crowned Football Bookmaker of the Year and Mobile Bookmaker of the Year, the Stoke-based operator only narrowly missed out on a fourth prize after William Hill beat it to …

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Hall of Fame entry for Paris Smith, Fred Done and Vigen Badalyan

Hall of Fame

Pinnacle CEO Paris Smith, Betfred Founder and CEO Fred Done and BetConstruct Founder and CEO Vigen Badalyan will be inducted into the SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame at this year’s SBC Awards. The fourth edition of this end of year industry celebration is being held tonight (Tuesday 5 December) at the stunning Artillery Garden at the HAC in Central …

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Affiliate Insider to boost growth and development in the affiliate sector

Affiliate Insider

SBC Global and Best Odds Marketing have joined forces to launch Affiliate Insider, a joint venture designed to spearhead growth and development in the gambling affiliate sector. SBC Global, a leading news and events company for the sports betting industry, will work with Best Odds Marketing and AffiliateFEST Founder Lee-Ann Johnstone, to operate a brand new affiliate news, training and …

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Bringing out the heavy artillery for this year’s SBC Awards

SBC Awards

There is just two weeks to go until this year’s SBC Awards, the annual end of year celebration for the sports betting industry at Artillery Garden (Tuesday 5 December). With tables fast selling out for the event, we caught up with our hosts Matt Lorenzo, a former Sky Sports presenter, and Luis Garcia, a Champions League winner with Liverpool. Keep …

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Where sports meet esports: Introducing the ESI Super Forum at #bofcon2018

ESI Super Forum

SBC Global and Esports Insider have teased the launch of the ESI Super Forum for next year’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge (20-23 March). Following on from the success of the Esports Insider Forum Series, held at Fnatic’s Bunkr between July and October, the ESI Super Forum has been confirmed as a stand alone event for the second …

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Plan for the World Cup and beyond at Betting on Football 2018 #bofcon2018

SBC Events has lined up a full day’s track dedicated to the FIFA World Cup at Betting on Football 2018 (20-23 March), as part of a comprehensive conference agenda ahead of next year’s tournament in Russia. Featuring eight main tracks and more than 40 sessions across Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 March, #bofcon2018 will present over 150 experts from the …

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Bede Gaming recognised in Sunday Times Tech Track 100 index

Bede Gaming has placed 76th on the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track, a league table documenting Britain’s fastest growing tech organisations. The suppliers of software to the online gambling industry, has been recognised for its growth and successes since inception five years ago. The Newcastle upon Tyne headquartered firm’s platform, for operators within the gambling industry, and currently powering some …

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SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame prepares to welcome three new members

Hall of Fame

Sportradar Founder and CEO Carsten Koerl, Sportingbet Founder Mark Blandford and Howard Chisholm, Managing Director of Chisholm Bookmakers, will be joined by three new Hall of Fame inductees at this year’s SBC Awards on Tuesday 5 December. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, is being held at the stunning Artillery Garden …

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Industry approval drives Betting on Football 2018 growth

Betting on Football

Betting on Football is ready to get even bigger in 2018, after 97.4% of delegates that completed a survey from this year’s event said they would recommend it to a colleague. The fifth edition of the largest international football betting conference, headline sponsored by OPTIMA and VSoftCo, will return to Stamford Bridge from 20-23 March to address key industry issues …

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GambleAware announces Machu Picchu charity fundraiser trek

Machu Picchu

GambleAware, the official charity for this year’s SBC Awards, has announced a trek around ancient Peruvian site Machu Picchu to raise awareness about gambling related harm. The experience, which will take place from 6-15 October in 2018, will be run by GambleAware’s trekking partner Charity Challenge, an organisation with 16 years experience in delivering treks to thousands of fundraisers. An …

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