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Sportradar’s Carsten Koerl and DraftKings’ Jason Robins to open SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital

Carsten Koerl and Jason Robins at SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital

SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital is set to open with two of the sports betting & gaming industry’s most influential figures, when Carsten Koerl (CEO & Founder, Sportradar) and Jason Robins (Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder, DraftKings) take part in an exclusive In Conversation session. The theme of the event’s keynote, which is scheduled for Tuesday 8 September at 10am CEST, …

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Omnichannel marketing: The “twin remedy” for Italy’s advertising ban

omnichannel

The more that Italian sports betting and gaming operators embrace the omnichannel concept, the less they will miss traditional media advertising. That’s according to Marco Castaldo, CEO at Microgame (pictured left), who believes most of the money pre-advertising ban last summer was “spent ineffectively anyway”. We are looking ahead to next month’s SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, where Castaldo is …

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Topping, Chandler, Mummery, Garrisi and Hidalgo join Sports Betting Hall of Fame

Sports Betting Hall of Fame 2020

Five new members will be inducted to the Sports Betting Hall of Fame at next week’s SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital. Despite the event moving online because of the COVID pandemic, SBC has decided to go ahead with the Hall of Fame ceremony and switch it to a virtual format, in order to pay tribute to some of the most …

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SBC Awards: The key to an effective submission

SBC Awards 2020

The SBC Awards, which is now in its seventh year, has officially opened its nominations section allowing individuals to reward and celebrate the very best in sports betting and gaming. In our latest webinar, ‘SBC Awards – How to write an Awards submission’ a panel of esteemed experts discussed the do’s and don’ts when it comes to writing the perfect …

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Jonathan Smith, Sportsbook Training Services: Building an in-play football model

Jonathan Smith, Sportsbook Training Services: In-Play Football Modelling Masterclass

Jonathan Smith, Founder of Sportsbook Training Services, is set to deliver a masterclass on In-Play Football Modelling at September’s SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital.  The session, worth £200, is open to all delegates at the four-day virtual conference and exhibition, and is free to attend. Smith’s masterclass on how to build a simple league winner simulation in Excel was one …

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Big Betting Balagan podcast set for live SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital show

Big Betting Balagan Podcast at SBC Summit Barcelona

SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital will offer delegates something very different to the usual virtual event networking options when it hosts a live episode of the Big Betting Balagan Podcast on 11 September.  The podcast is the invention of three betting and gaming industry veterans, Dan Phillips, Lee Richardson and Vigne Kozacek, who set out to create a forum for …

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SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO

SBC Magazine

We check in on the international expansion journey for the rebranded Kaizen Gaming, formerly Stoiximan/Betano, to kick off Issue 10 of SBC Magazine. Now present in six countries, and with a strong footprint in Europe, CEO George Daskalakis expands on the company’s symbolic name change, before assessing new opportunities in Latin America (LatAm) and sharing his disappointment over Germany’s failure …

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SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital unveils unrivalled speaker line-up

SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital speaker line-up

SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital will feature the strongest betting and gaming industry speaker line-up of 2020, with Carsten Koerl (CEO, Sportradar), Tim Heath (CEO Coingaming Group), Paris Smith (CEO, Pinnacle) and Giovanni Garrisi (CEO, Stanleybet Group) among the 200 senior executives set to share valuable insights and ideas.  The virtual event, which takes place on 8 -11 September 2020, …

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ESI announces first wave of speakers for Digital Summer esports event  

ESI, the leading B2B esports events company has revealed the agenda and its first wave of speakers for ESI Digital Summer presented by Kinguin Lounge, a week long series of panels, keynotes and networking spanning a different region each day from August 17th to 21st. The world class agenda will see 100 speakers debating, and providing insight into, the biggest …

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iGB Live postponed due to COVID concerns

iGB Live, due to take place at the RAI in Amsterdam, has become the latest gaming event to be postponed as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which had already been rescheduled to take place in Amsterdam in September, will now take place in the Dutch capital on 13-16 July, 2021. In an email to delegates, iGB …

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