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World’s Sexiest DJ Kellie Acreman to entertain at the SBC Awards

SBC Events has announced the signing of internationally acclaimed DJ Kellie Acreman for its awards ceremony on December 7 at Chelsea FC’s Under the Bridge night club. Sponsored by EnergyBet, and voted the ‘World’s Sexiest DJ’ in 2009, Kellie Acreman will be entertaining the 500 guests through the evening by providing a mix of music to reflect the occasion. Simona Pinterova, …

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Bet365 to defend title as SBC Awards shortlists announced

The SBC Awards shortlist is finally ready, and the sports betting industry is one step closer to recognising the very best companies in 2016. Bet365 will defend its ‘Bookmaker of the Year’ prize at the SBC Awards 2016, after being shortlisted alongside Sky Betting and Gaming, Unibet, 10Bet and Pinnacle. The Stoke-based bookmaker is also in the running for the …

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Nomination deadline extended for SBC Awards 2016

SBC has decided to extend the nomination deadline for the SBC Awards 2016 by another week. Companies now have until Tuesday 1st November to put themselves forward for one or more of the 15 awards created by SBC to recognise industry excellence in 2016. This means the nomination stage for the SBC Awards 2016 will get a ‘Halloween night’ finale. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Hayemaker signs up for Betting on Sports 2016

David ‘Hayemaker’ Haye, a former boxing World Champion in two weight divisions, will be one of the headline panel speakers at the Betting on Sports conference on 15-16 September, organised by SBC Events. David Haye will be alongside Adam Roland from Heavyweight Sports, and Stuart Tilly from Argyll Tech, the operator behind the new Alan Brazil branded sportsbook BetonBrazil, to …

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Isle of Man GSC investigates TGP Holdings Cheltenham 2016 payment disputes

Responding to numerous customer complaints filed against TGP Holdings’ betting brands 138.com, 12Bet, Fun88 and TLC Bet, relating to closed Cheltenham 2016 winning player accounts. The Isle of Man’s Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC) has announced that it will investigate the matter and TGP operations’ which saw its subsidiary brands close multiple accounts on suspicion of ‘bonus abuse and fraudulent activity’. …

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Premier League clubs face £90m Asian betting clampdown

Asian facing football sponsorship  deals by sports betting operators have come under threat from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), as it ruled that from August it would grant licences only to operators that are “a British facing business and either currently transact with British consumers or have a clear business plan for doing so” Barclays Premier League football clubs may …

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Betting on Football feature: A history of shirt sponsorship in football

With the announcement of Manchester United’s record breaking initial £44.75m per year shirt deal with Chevrolet, a time when teams played without commercial association in just their club’s colours seems a world away from the modern game. You needn’t look back far however; it was not until 1977 that the FA lifted their official ban on kit sponsorship and today …

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