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Industry big hitters make the shortlists for SBC Awards 2017

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Bet365 is facing fierce competition to retain its Bookmaker of the Year title at this year’s SBC Awards, after the shortlists were announced for the sports betting industry’s annual end of year celebration. Vying with the Stoke-based bookmaker for the ceremony’s key award on Tuesday 5 December will be Sky Bet, William Hill, Unibet, Pinnacle, Betsafe, BetVictor and 10bet. Meanwhile the …

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Tickets on sale for the betting industry’s end of year celebration

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Single tickets and part tables are now available for booking ahead of this year’s new look SBC Awards, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December in central London. More than 500 people will be at The Artillery Garden at the HAC, a stunning UK capital city venue, for the presentation of the 17 Supplier awards and 11 Operator/Affiliate awards. Guests …

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Slow La Liga starters find form in top match on bettingexpert

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It has been a tough start to the season for Real Madrid, but the highlight of their 2017/18 campaign so far also doubles up as September’s top match on bettingexpert. Despite sitting outside of the top four in La Liga after seven games played, the Champions League winners from the last two seasons have been faultless in the competition again …

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The SBC Awards provides the perfect Christmas party in London

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The sports betting industry is gearing up for its annual celebration at the SBC Awards, held on Tuesday 5 December at The Artillery Garden in central London, which doubles up as the perfect Christmas party for everyone involved in the sector. The presentation of 17 Supplier awards, 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and three SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame inductees might …

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Go, Erlang, Elixir; what’s in a programming language anyway?

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“The right tool for the job” is a popular adage in the online betting industry, writes Erlang Solutions CEO Stuart Whitfield. In seven years at Erlang, I’ve learned that there are three key reasons why Erlang and Elixir are often the right tool for the job in online gambling and betting: superior concurrency, scalability, and reliability. bet365 has more than …

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Nomination deadline draws near for expanded SBC Awards

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Nominations have been flying in for this year’s SBC Awards, sponsored by OPTIMA, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December at the stunning Artillery Garden in central London. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, will be centred around the presentation of 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and 17 Supplier awards. The process of …

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More than 120 operators confirmed for Betting on Sports 2017

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More than 120 operators, 75 top level affiliates and 80 suppliers will be joined by some of the biggest sports organisations in Europe at this year’s Betting on Sports conference, held from 12-15 September. Among the 120 operators at #boscon2017 will be the recently merged Paddy Power Betfair, a premium sponsor of the event, and Ladbrokes Coral, which will be …

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Data hungry bet365 saves bankrupt Basho Technologies

Seeking to boost its operational database provisions, independent sports betting operator bet365 has agreed to acquire bankrupt Basho Technologies assets (deal undisclosed). Confirming the acquisition last week, bet365 Chief Technology Officer Martin Davies posted an update on Basho’s online community detailing that ‘an agreement had been reached, to buy all remaining Basho assets’. Founded in 2008, Washington-based Basho is a …

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Andrew Morgan – Independent Content Services – The local lingo

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Andrew Morgan, International Manager and Senior Editor at Independent Content Services, says proper translation is key to bookmakers succeeding in their plans for global expansion. Online bookmakers are now truly global. They operate in markets from Europe to America via Asia and Africa, with many looking to extend their reach further as new jurisdictions open their doors to online betting …

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Football holds sway on bettingexpert despite domestic break

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The Confederations Cup final between Chile and Germany came out as July’s top match on bettingexpert, in a month dominated by football despite the absence of domestic league action. Surprisingly, the Champions League qualifier between Rijeka and TNS took second spot behind the final in Russia, ahead of the competition’s third place play-off between Portugal and Mexico. Unibet was the …

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