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Industry big hitters make the shortlists for SBC Awards 2017

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Bet365 is facing fierce competition to retain its Bookmaker of the Year title at this year’s SBC Awards, after the shortlists were announced for the sports betting industry’s annual end of year celebration. Vying with the Stoke-based bookmaker for the ceremony’s key award on Tuesday 5 December will be Sky Bet, William Hill, Unibet, Pinnacle, Betsafe, BetVictor and 10bet. Meanwhile the …

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Champions League winner to co-host this year’s SBC Awards

Champions League

Luis Garcia, a Champions League winner with Liverpool and an official ambassador for the Anfield based club, has been confirmed as one of the hosts for this year’s SBC Awards. Held on Tuesday 5 December at The Artillery Garden in central London, Garcia will be fronting the end of year industry celebration that has been expanded to recognise excellence across …

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IEX President added to Matchbook Traders Conference lineup

Matchbook

Ronan Ryan, the President of The Investor Exchange (IEX) and Harry Enten, Senior Political Writer for FiveThirtyEight, have been confirmed as speakers for this year’s Matchbook Traders Conference, which takes place on Wednesday 1 November. Enten and Ryan have joined a list of speakers at 155 Bishopsgate that already includes Harry Findlay, the legendary gambler who has won over £20 …

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Tickets on sale for the betting industry’s end of year celebration

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Single tickets and part tables are now available for booking ahead of this year’s new look SBC Awards, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December in central London. More than 500 people will be at The Artillery Garden at the HAC, a stunning UK capital city venue, for the presentation of the 17 Supplier awards and 11 Operator/Affiliate awards. Guests …

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Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) backs Girls in Tech Gibraltar

Updating the market, Oslo-listed online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has announced that has partnered with technology initiative ‘Girls in Tech Gibraltar’ becoming its event Platinum Sponsor. Launched in 2016, Girls in Tech Gibraltar is a workplace initiative aimed at developing high quality, knowledge-led events for females working in all functions of technology’s value chain (marketing, development, commerce, research …

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The SBC Awards provides the perfect Christmas party in London

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The sports betting industry is gearing up for its annual celebration at the SBC Awards, held on Tuesday 5 December at The Artillery Garden in central London, which doubles up as the perfect Christmas party for everyone involved in the sector. The presentation of 17 Supplier awards, 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and three SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame inductees might …

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London’s calling: Matchbook Traders Conference makes capital city return

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The sports betting industry has been invited to get a glimpse of the trends that are shaping the sector, as the Matchbook Traders Conference returns to London on 1 November. Held at 155 Bishopsgate, near to Liverpool Street station in the UK’s capital city, this year’s event will also give delegates the chance to meet some of the most influential …

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Biggest ever Betting on Sports gets 96.7% seal of approval

Betting on Sports

SBC Events has expressed its delight at the feedback from Betting on Sports, after 96.7% of visitors to the conference said they would recommend it to a colleague. A post event survey, sent to the 1,300 registered #boscon2017 delegates, also found that 94% rated the networking opportunities at the event as ‘Very Good’ or ‘Excellent’. This included praise for the …

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Basketball royalty to appear at Global Gaming Expo

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NBA legend and two time hall of famer Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson is to deliver a keynote address at next month’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. Johnson is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars. The ex Los Angeles Lakers Point Guard is to deliver a …

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Golden Race to introduce new competition games in Las Vegas

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Golden Race has chosen Las Vegas, “the city of casinos par excellence”, as the place to introduce its new competition games to the sports betting and gaming industry. The virtual sports supplier, a Gold sponsor at the recent Betting on Sports conference, will be showcasing its new American Football and 3×3 Basketball products at next month’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) …

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