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SBC Events launches Knowledge Centre for industry professionals

Knowledge Centre

SBC Events has marked the launch of its new Knowledge Centre by sharing specialist sports betting insight from a trio of industry big hitters. During last month’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge, SBC gathered valuable knowledge for sports betting and gaming professionals by conducting exclusive video interviews with speakers and high-level delegates. The first three of these videos ... Read More »

Legendary goalkeeper David James stars in SBC Penalty Shoot Out

David James - SBC Penalty Shootout

Former England international goalkeeper David James faced down industry sharpshooters in the SBC Penalty Shootout at Stamford Bridge, the home of SBC Events’ annual Betting on Football Conference. James, who sits second in the list of goalkeepers for most Premier League clean sheets with 169 in 572 matches, faced strikes from industry representatives in a penalty shootout competition which was ultimately ... Read More »

Betting on Sports announces eight conference tracks ahead of September event

SBC Events has increased its focus on industry leading content and thought leadership debate at this year’s Betting on Sports conference (#boscon2017 13-15 September) to meet the demands of organisations sending staff from multiple areas of the business. The second incarnation of the largest international sports and betting trade conference will introduce no fewer than eight conference tracks combined with ... Read More »

Betting on Sports extends exhibition space to include 50 exhibitors

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SBC Events has reacted to the huge success of last month’s Betting on Football conference by scaling up the exhibition space to drive innovation and product display at Betting on Sports 2017 (13-15 September). The Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington in London will now be hosting up to 50 exhibitors across the first two days of #boscon2017, which will include ... Read More »

97.4% of attendees recommend Betting on Football

Betting on Football

Betting on Football 2017 has been hailed as a great success with 97.4% of visitors to the conference saying they would recommend it to a colleague, according to a survey carried out by SBC Events. Delegates, sponsors, speakers and exhibitors from the 3-5 May event also rated the networking opportunities at Stamford Bridge as 70% ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’ while ... Read More »

Ronan Smith – Secure Trading – The rise of cryptocurrency

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Just two weeks after sponsoring Betting on Football 2017 at Stamford Bridge, SBC caught up with Secure Trading Senior Account Manager Ronan Smith to discuss the evolution of mobile payments, the role of crypto-currencies and the impact of payment processing on customer acquisition. SBC: What’s next in the mobile payment space? RS: For Secure Trading, it’s obvious that mobile devices are ... Read More »

Spiffx launches four new Take5 games at Betting on Football

Take5 products

Spiffx Founder Lennart Gillberg says that his company has spotted a “vertical between casino games and sports” after choosing Betting on Football 2017 to launch B2B products Take5Live, Take5Slot, Take5Odds and Take5Spin. Gillberg also confirmed that Take5Live, which allows customers to place bets on there being a goal within the next five minutes, is launching in Kenya this week with ... Read More »

#bofcon2017 – New innovation and the impact of automation on trading

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Paolo Personeni, Managing Director of Managed Trading Services at Betradar, has predicted that “voice activated sports betting is around the corner”. Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Personeni was part of a panel discussing the evolution of the trading floor, the increased use of algorithms to define odds and the presence of more data which “means automation will become generally ... Read More »

#bofcon2017 – Suppliers evolve within a consolidated market place

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SBTech CEO Richard Carter said it is unlikely that operators will move all product development in-house, after suggesting that it only “makes financial sense in the board room”. Carter was part of the Supplier CEO panel at Betting on Football 2017, alongside BetConstruct CEO Vahe Baloulian, OPTIMA speaker Jacob Lopez Curciel and BtoBet Kostandina Zafirovska. The session featured a discussion around ... Read More »

#bofcon2017 – Exploring marketing value outside of the Premier League

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Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Nottingham Forest Commercial Manager Mark Bullock confirmed a renewed sponsorship deal with 888sport, described as “the biggest in the club’s history”. Bullock hailed the ongoing success of the partnership with the Gibraltar-based 888sport, which has helped the club to successfully “combine a binary market with the engaged, emotive fan”. As part of the deal, ... Read More »