SBC Events

RTSmunity: Let’s tackle match fixing in esports

As the esports market continues to expand, competitive gaming integrity is increasingly in the spotlight and under the microscope.  The creation of the ESIC with Ian Smith as Integrity Commissioner, as well as Valve’s decision to finally speak out on the issue of skins betting are recent developments whilst match fixing remains another major issue.  The question of how to tackle …

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Shergul Arshad – Mondogoal – DFS Destiny

Mondogoal is one of the largest DFS operators in the world and has partnerships with some of the football greatest clubs from Real Madrid, to Barcelona, Chelsea and Roma.  It recently established deals with SISAL and Lottomatica in Italy, and so the discussion about how DFS operators and bookmakers can complement rather than challenge one another has come to the …

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Graham Martin & Quirino Mancini join SBC Events Advisory Board

Sports Betting Community (SBC), the media and events group which focuses on the betting industry, has broadened its expertise with the recruitment of two new advisors ahead of the Betting on Sports Conference – the company’s latest two-day event in September. Bookmaker Graham Martin and lawyer Quirino Mancini have joined the advisory board for the group’s events division, SBC Events, …

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SBC launches 2-day Betting on Sports Conference

SBC Events is proud to announce the Official Launch of Betting on Sports, our TWO day conference in central London on 15th-16th September 2016. Betting on Sports is being held across two days at the five star Grange Tower Bridge Hotel and has been designed to provide world class hospitality, unlimited networking and business opportunities, and top of the class …

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BOFCON 2016 – Operator Panel: Getting the most out of Euro 2016

The Operator Panel rounded off #bofcon 2016 at Stamford Bridge, as three CEO’s spoke about getting the most out of the upcoming European Championships. The panel was made up of Simon Trim, CEO of Sporting Index, Mark Brosnan, CEO of Matchbook and Bernard Marantelli, CEO and Founder of Colossus Bets. All of the panellists spoke about the key focus they put …

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BOFCON 2016 – The dawn of DFS in Europe

The question of the value of club partnerships for both parties was the opener of the daily fantasy sports panel at Betting on Football (#bofcon) on Thursday afternoon.  Oulala Founder Valery Bollier, Sportego Founder Trev Keane, Mondogoal International Director Richard Graham and Fantasybet CEO Viktor Enoksen discussed DFS in Europe in a session chaired by Editec’s Simon Burrell. Mondogoal’s Richard …

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BOFCON 2016 – Game Time: Live Betting Products

Tom Light, Director of International Business Development at SBTech, confirmed that in-play betting is responsible for the large majority of turnover, and that betting around shorter time intervals will continue to be the most popular with players. He highlighted that players are pushing for quicker payment from won bets, and looking to make longer term bets into short term with …

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BOFCON 2016 – Trading Places Panel

The fourth session of this year’s Betting on Football Conference (#bofcon) at Stamford Bridge was focused on data and trading patterns. It featured Senior Odds Compiler at Super Soccer Jeevan Jeyaratnam, Paolo Personeni of Sportsradar and Nathan Rothschild, Co-Founder of iSport Genius, with the Founder of Sportsbook Training Services Jonathan Smith moderating the ‘Trading Places – How has the availability of …

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BOFCON 2016 – Read all about it: Content Marketing

Andy Meikle, CEO for Sportlobster, discussed the need to make content current, relevant, and published with an understanding as to why it has been shared and how it will actually benefit you. Speaking on the #bofcon content marketing panel, he acknowledged that content must be interactive, and mechanisms must be in place to quickly gauge its effectiveness. He also touched …

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BOFCON 2016: Khaled Naim on football and esports

The founder of esports agency Stark Esports, Khaled Naim, spoke at #bofcon today on the subject of FIFA as a gateway between football and esports.  Stark has a partnership with VFL Wolfsburg and further deals with a host of Bundesliga clubs including Bayern Munich are also on the cards. The terms of the Wolfsburg deal sees Stark aiding the side’s entrance into …

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