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SBC recognises new industry talent with Rising Star award

SBC will crown the inaugural Rising Star in Sports Betting at the SBC Awards 2016, which will be held on December 7 at Under the Bridge nightclub. This prestigious award has been created to recognise the most prolific emerging operator or affiliate in the sports betting industry. Andy McCarron, Managing Director at SBC, said: “We are particularly excited about crowning the ... Read More »

Is your company a ‘hard hitter’ in the sports betting industry?

SBC is inviting the ‘hard hitters’ in the sports betting industry to put themselves forward for one of 15 awards created to recognise excellence in 2016. If you feel your company deserves special recognition this year, make sure you get your nomination in before October 25. The SBC Awards 2016, which will be held on December 7 at Under the Bridge ... Read More »

Argyll Entertainment sponsors star hostess Hayley McQueen for SBC Awards 2016

Award winning producer and TV sports presenter Hayley McQueen is to present the SBC Awards 2016 on Wednesday 7th December. Argyll Entertainment, the company behind the Alan Brazil-branded BetonBrazil sportsbook, has been confirmed as the sponsor of the evening hostess. McQueen, a familiar face to viewers of Sky Sports News HD and Sky Sports’ football coverage, will be opening the ... Read More »

PAOK FC sponsors two signed shirts at BiG Sports Dinner auction

SBC Events has thanked PAOK FC for contributing two shirts signed by the PAOK squad to the auction at the BiG Sports Dinner in London on Friday 16th September. The shirts were sold to social sports and gaming company Oddslife for a total of £700, with all proceeds going to the BiG Foundation, a registered charitable organisation in the UK. ... Read More »

Nominations open for new look SBC Awards recognising the cream of the sports betting industry

The SBC Awards is the culmination of a landmark year for the betting industry, which has seen a wave of consolidation, a profitable European Championships, the rise of DFS and esports, and the inaugural Betting on Sports conference. SBC is inviting the industry to join in with the year-end celebrations and nominate companies for one of the 15 awards created ... Read More »

Integrated betting markets & extended engagement with DFS

Shergul Arshad, the Founder of Mondogoal, spoke at BOS alongside Lottomatica’s Ubaldo Baldi, Oulala CEO Valery Bollier and Sportito CEO Riccardo Mittiga. Off the back of signing partnerships with Lottomatica, SISAL and more recently the Microgame Group in Italy, Arshad discussed the vast potential benefits for bookmakers to include a daily fantasy product. He said: “It poses a particularly interesting integration for live ... Read More »

Virtual sports is all about the locale

Virtual sports is something which an increasing number of operators are adding to their arsenal, and with the vast improvements in the games themselves as well as an expansion of the variety of games available this trend should be set to continue.  Editec’s Simon Burrell commented when asked if virtual if all about football: “Not at all. It very much ... Read More »

Research, learn and understand before embarking in esports

Of the four esports sessions at Betting on Sports this year one was focused on the commercial opportunities and the pitfalls to avoid when entering esports in some form.  It was hosted by Dominic Sacco, Founder of eSports News UK and Content Director at the British Esports Association. On the panel were James Dean of ESL UK and Ollie Ring ... Read More »

BOS – Find a bookmaker ambassador with the right personality

The CEO from Argyll Entertainment, the operator behind the new BetonBrazil sportsbook, has stressed the importance of bookmakers finding the right personality to reach an extended audience. Stuart Tilly spoke about making Alan Brazil part of the brand itself and ‘more than just an ambassador’, by using his personality to shape the design, audio content and prizes around the website. ... Read More »

BOS – Predicted growth for cricket and golf betting markets

George Oborne, Managing Director of India Bet, said that cricket has the potential to become a ‘growth sport for betting’, particularly given the huge turnover in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other Twenty20 competitions, the way it lends itself to in-play betting and its status as a relative minor in the UK betting market. He was backed up by Todd ... Read More »