Betting on Sports

Three new members announced for Sports Betting Hall of Fame

Nominations have opened for the latest inductees to the Sports Betting Hall of Fame, which recognises those people who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry. In a revamped ceremony, this year’s Hall of Famers will be recognised at a lavish event held at the prestigious National History Museum (Thursday 20 September) during Betting on Sports Week. This year …

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Oddslife signs up betFIRST for ‘BetSurvivor’ World Cup game

Oddslife has teamed up with Belgian operator betFIRST to launch a last man standing social betting game ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia. BetSurvivor has been produced by Oddslife, the tech company behind the recently launched SportKenya, to find the sharpest predictor at this summer’s tournament. This new venture will help to establish another network for betFIRST, part …

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Mr Green CEO tips England for ‘year of redemption’

Mr Green CEO Jesper Kärrbrink has predicted a “year of redemption” for English football, but expects Germany and a Kylian Mbappé inspired France to contest the World Cup final. Kärrbrink, who will play a starring role during Betting on Sports Week (18-21 September), has made a series of predictions for this summer’s tournament in Russia, which concludes in Moscow on …

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AffiliateFEST to provide “deep dive” insights from iGaming experts

AffiliateFEST

AffiliateFEST is the only event where iGaming affiliates pick up “deep dive” tangible insights from acquisition marketing experts, all speaking under non-disclosure agreement (NDA). Established in 2015, AffiliateFEST offers growth hacking content for affiliates focused on developing their acquisition marketing skills. The fourth edition of the event is being held at Hilton Olympia on Wednesday 19 September, as part of …

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Ronnie O’Sullivan signs up for Betting on Sports snooker session

Snooker

Five-time world champion Ronnie ‘The Rocket’ O’Sullivan will be sending delegates ‘Snooker loopy’ at this year’s Betting on Sports conference in London (18-21 September). Appearing as an ambassador for BetCris alongside the operator’s UK CEO Hilly Ehrlich, the Rocket is set to play a starring role in a session dedicated to why snooker is such a good fit with the …

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Betting on Sports Week returns to London in September

Betting on Sports

Over 2,000 delegates from across the world will make their way to Betting on Sports Week to join the international betting and gaming trade conferences, held 18-21 September at Olympia London. It’s an entire week dedicated to gaming, with five conference rooms and two exhibition areas: Betting on Sports (Betting Conference and Exhibition) ESI London (Esports Conference and Exhibition) Casino …

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SBC Awards caps ground-breaking 2017 for SBC Events

SBC Events

The disco-themed SBC Awards provided SBC Events with a fittingly stunning finish to 2017, a year in which both its headline conferences recorded growth of more than 100%. The success of the ceremony at the Artillery Garden, which featured a silent auction that raised £1,700 for GambleAware and saw bet365 collect the Bookmaker of the Year prize for the fourth …

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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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Analysing how to increase integrity in tennis at #boscon2017

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Tennis makes an all too regular appearance in reports from ESSA. In fact, 31 of the 53 cases in the last report published by the international betting integrity body related to suspicious betting activity in the sport. At last week’s Betting on Sports conference, increasing the integrity of tennis and reducing instances of match fixing was discussed in great depth, …

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SBC Events breaks attendance records with second Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports

A record number of delegates, exhibitors and top-level industry speakers attended the second edition of the Betting on Sports conference, held from 12-15 September at the Olympia Conference Centre in London. There were more than 1,300 registrations, a 100% increase on the number for the inaugural edition of the event and a 30% increase on attendance from this year’s biggest …

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