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5 of the best value players for FF

With Fantasy Football an established way for people to enjoy football for almost 20 years now, SBC has set up its own community league here. Sam Cooke gives some advice to would-be managers who are interested in joining the fun on where the value is hidden. 1) Bojan, Stoke City (£5.5m) How Bojan has found himself at the Britannia is …

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5 players any Fantasy Football team MUST have

With Fantasy Football an established way for people to enjoy football for almost 20 years now, SBC has set up its own community league here. Sam Cooke gives some advice to would-be managers who are interested in joining the fun about who they should sign. 1) Yaya Toure, Man City (£11m) A midfielder who dominated the league last season and …

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10 rules for choosing a Fantasy Football team

With Fantasy Football an established way for people to enjoy football for almost 20 years now, SBC has set up its own community league here. Sam Cooke gives some advice to would-be managers who are interested in joining the fun. 1. Playing time. The number one rule; if they ain’t playing they ain’t scoring points. It’s especially vital to watch …

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4 September for Monsoon Meetup in Manila

The Sports Betting Community/Asia Gambling Brief social networking evening will now be held on Thursday 4 September in Manila. The Monsoon Meetup will once again be held in Makati’s exclusive 71 Gramercy after a hugely successful night at the same venue in February. The event is sponsored by First Cagayan, DFNN, Betcoin Tech, Neustar and EveryMatrix, with CalvinAyre.com the event’s …

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Rob Painter – SkyBet – On Sponsorship

With the English football season starting on the 9th of August, SBC caught up with SkyBet Marketing Director Rob Painter, to discuss football betting sponsorship. In June 2013 SkyBet became the title sponsors of the English Football league, a deal which has seen the SkyBet brand covered through multiple channels. Rob Painter has worked with some of the UK biggest brands as …

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EIG Berlin Content Build Up – SBCNews.co.uk

The revamped Excellence in iGaming show in Berlin (21st – 23rd October) promises to be the most important gaming conference in years, as numerous key topics and concerns will be covered on the show floor. EiG Berlin will be looking to bring to the forefront the biggest issues, factors and trends concerning gaming’s present and future. The expo will showcase …

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Igaming & Data Management – The Black Box Relationship

SBC’s Affiliate and Marketing  Correspondent Marc Pedersen asks why the industry is still so protective over player data that could be mutually beneficial. Speaking at the May Betting on Football Conference, Better Collective’s Head of Marketing Andreas Phillipsen, eloquently described igaming’s current data distribution between operators and marketing partners as ‘black box relationships’. These three words combined expertly to explain …

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Thompson wins Onside’s World Cup Quiz

Freelance sports trader Alan Thompson has proved himself ahead of the World Cup by winning the Onside Analysis World Cup Quiz, run in conjunction with SBC News. Thompson answered all the questions correctly and won a World Cup Trading Pack developed by Onside Analysis, the specialist in football performance and data analysis. Thompson said: “The pack is excellent, a quality …

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Bet365 named Best Football Bookmaker

Bet365 picked up the Best Football Bookmaker title at the inaugural Betting on Football Awards last week, outpacing the competition with 35% of the popular vote. Bet365 took the award, sponsored by BetConstruct, ahead of the four other finalists: BetVictor, Paddy Power, Pinnacle Sports and SkyBet. On behalf of Bet365, James Woods, Head of Performance Marketing, collected the award from …

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Betting on Football: the Vegas experience

Exclusively for today’s Betting on Football Conference, Don Best‘s Todd Fuhrman interviews Jay Kornegay, VP of Race & Sports Operations at The LVH, about the role football plays in Las Vegas sportsbooks. Don Best Sports, with offices in Las Vegas, United States and Vancouver, Canada, is the leading provider of US sports information to the sports betting industry. Don Best …

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