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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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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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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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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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Nomination deadline draws near for expanded SBC Awards

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Nominations have been flying in for this year’s SBC Awards, sponsored by OPTIMA, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December at the stunning Artillery Garden in central London. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, will be centred around the presentation of 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and 17 Supplier awards. The process of …

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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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Leadership…Changing the outside perception of the gambling industry

August and September have been turbulent months for the betting sector, in which stakeholders see themselves placed at the top of political maelstrom following a number of high-profile social responsibility and advertising failures. The industry’s wider perception and relationship with governing bodies would dominate discussion during Betting on Sports 2017 CEO panel. Panel Moderator Vahe Baloulian, CEO of BetConstruct, set the …

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Shaun Simmonds – why gamification will rule at Russia 2018

Shaun Simmonds, Founder of Supersub Sport and Sportpesa’s UK representative, takes a look ahead at next year’s World Cup in Russia and predicts a creative surge to attract a new audience. The fact that next summer’s World Cup will be in Europe is a huge plus. I remember covering a match between USA and Ghana on Twitter at 11pm on …

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