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Betting on Sports 2020 heads to Barcelona as flagship event continues growth

SBC (Sports Betting Community) has announced that its flagship Betting on Sports event is to relocate to Barcelona in 2020 as part of international expansion plans across the sports betting and gaming industries. Betting on Sports 2020 will now be held at Fira Barcelona on 8-11 September. Betting on Sports has been staged at Olympia London since 2017 – and …

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Philip Bowcock: William Hill – Nominal response on responsibility has hurt industry’s profile 

Operators who have only donated nominal amounts to GambleAware for research, education and treatment would have been better not bothering, according to William Hill Group CEO Philp Bowcock.  Speaking at World GES in Barcelona, Bowcock touched on this week’s announcement from the UK’s biggest operators to increase the amount of money they provide to GambleAware by a factor of ten, …

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Sportium lauded for its ‘Employee Innovation’ program

Seeking to deliver new products, propositions and directives to market, Ladbrokes and Grupo Cirsa Spanish betting joint venture Sportium has launched its “Sportium Employee Innovation Project” for 2019. The initiative has been backed by Barcelona-based business community Sant Cugat Empresarial, who have praised Sportium leadership for its forward-thinking directive and open employee policies. Closing 2018, Sportium held an open forum …

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Better Collective Spotlight: France’s final World Cup push tops tipster roundup on bettingexpert

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The World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium came out as the top match in 2018 across the bettingexpert tipster community. The match finished 1-0 at the Krestovsky Stadium, as Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti scored the only goal to take Les Bleus into the final. As part of the Better Collective Spotlight series, SBC News also learned that France’s subsequent victory over …

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SBC’s On The Ball – The leaks that rocked football

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition picks out some of the key stories from the leaks by German magazine Der Spiegel. Leaks, leagues and deceit The leaks of German magazine Der Spiegel sent shock waves through world football, unearthing information that could …

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Fonbet lauds link with “strongest football League in the world”

Russian bookmaker Fonbet has become an official partner for Spain’s La Liga on a three year deal, which is set to see “ground-breaking activation’s and brand promotion” begin this year via Project11. Dubbed “unique” for the firm, it marks the time that such a partnership with one of the world’s leading football leagues has been made. Alina Yakirevich, Marketing Director …

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SBC’s On The Ball – La Liga continues quest for US expansion

After a frantic start to the club season, we head into an international break for the inaugural round of fixtures from the much-maligned UEFA Nations League. This edition of On The Ball looks at potential rule changes to the Premier League, as well as some significant progression to La Liga’s US expansion. Catalan Derby in Miami? After protests from both …

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6 of the Best – Nektan’s Malcolm Campbell

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Malcolm Campbell, Head of Compliance at Nektan. Continue on to discover which Morgan Freeman hit never gets old, which side holds such sheer passion a full weeks wages was placed on its success and “one of the grittiest motor races of all time”. Best Holiday Amsterdam 2016. I’m the biggest blues and …

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SBC’s On The Ball: Europe in focus

After a breathtaking week of Champions League football, this edition of On The Ball analyses the repercussions of the latest round of European fixtures, as well as looking at some of Europe’s top clubs. Esports expansion for Manchester City After crashing out of the Champions League at the hands of Liverpool, Manchester City announced a new partnership with renowned Korean …

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Andy Wright – Sky Bet – The increasing influence of player props

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Team and players statistics are playing an increasingly integral role within the global sports wagering sphere, with the changing role of fans and the rising need for a deeper level of data seemingly having a direct knock-on effect. With a major change being undertaken in recent years, sports analytics firm Opta are one of the driving forces behind sports data …

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