SBC Awards

SBC Awards 2018 produces a record 32 different winners

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A record 32 different companies were recognised for excellence in the sports and gaming industries at last night’s SBC Awards ceremony in London, with bet365 once again taking home the Bookmaker of the Year prize. On a night of festive-themed celebration for the industry, bet365 stole the show in front of 700 attendees at The Artillery Garden, before Sergey Portnov, …

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Peter Schmeichel: “Gambling can be a little fun as long as people are wary”

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Goalkeeping legend Peter Schmeichel will be co-hosting this year’s SBC Awards alongside Kirsty Gallacher on Tuesday 4 December. Just a few weeks before the event, which returns to The Artillery Garden at the HAC, we caught up with him to discuss his dalliance with the gambling industry through Tipico, the size of the market in his native Denmark, and a …

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Kirsty Gallacher and Peter Schmeichel to host SBC Awards 2018

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Former Sky Sports presenter Kirsty Gallacher and three-time UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year Peter Schmeichel have been confirmed as hosts for this year’s SBC Awards, held on Tuesday 4 December at the stunning HAC Artillery Garden. Having made her television debut in 1998, Gallacher has gone onto become one of the most recognisable faces in sports broadcasting, enjoying an illustrious 20 …

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Industry giants headline shortlists for SBC Awards 2018

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Industry giant bet365 will be hunting a famous fifth consecutive Bookmaker of the Year title at this year’s SBC Awards, but an array of big hitters are ready to steal the show in front of more than 700 attendees at a stunning London venue – The Artillery Garden at the HAC. The shortlists for the 38 prizes were confirmed this …

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SBC Awards: The secret of success…Stoke Style!

Last year, Stoke-based bookmaker bet365 dominated the annual SBC Awards, walking away with three gongs – Football Bookmaker of the Year, Mobile Bookmaker of the Year and for the fourth year running, Bookmaker of the Year. SBC asked bet365 marketing team how the firm continues to excel… ___________________ SBC: You scooped three awards at last year’s SBC Awards, including the much …

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Nominations for the SBC Awards 2018 now open!

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The path to glory at this year’s SBC Awards is now clear, after the nomination phase for the 32 prizes on offer was declared open. Now in its fifth year of rewarding and celebrating the very best the industry has to offer, the number of categories has been boosted from 28 to 32, with 12 awards for operators and affiliates, as …

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Joe Lovelace – Marathonbet – A marathon not a sprint

We caught up with Joe Lovelace, Head of PR at Marathonbet, after the firm were awarded with Marketing Campaign of the Year at the recent SBC Awards. Lovelace reflects on a vintage year for Marathonbet, and outlines the plans moving forward into 2018. SBC: Firstly, how happy were you to receive the award, and why do you believe Marathonbet was chosen over …

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SBC Awards caps ground-breaking 2017 for SBC Events

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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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Golden Race – Martin Wachter – a “gratifying” year, virtual football and 2018

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As 2017 approaches its culmination, glances are increasingly being thrown towards a huge year ahead and the Russian World Cup on the horizon. Off the back of a winning performance at the SBC Awards 2017 Martin Wachter, CEO of Golden Race, reflects on a busy year for the virtual sports provider: “For Golden Race the year 2017 has been very …

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bet365 lands fourth consecutive bookmaker of the year award at SBC Awards

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Sports betting giant bet365 capped a triumphant night at the SBC Awards by collecting the headline Bookmaker of the Year prize for the fourth year in a row. Having also been crowned Football Bookmaker of the Year and Mobile Bookmaker of the Year, the Stoke-based operator only narrowly missed out on a fourth prize after William Hill beat it to …

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