Tag Archives: Betting on Sports 2018

“Last Untapped Market”: Will India reach its betting potential?

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With a population of 1.3 billion and a GDP of $2.4 trillion (dwarfing that of Brazil, Canada and Russia amongst others), describing India as an ‘emerging market’ is something of an understatement. As things stand, gambling in the vast South Asian nation is heavily restricted, other than selective categories such as lotteries and horse racing. The model is similar to …

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Leigh Herdman – Algosport – Riding the wave of innovation in sports betting

Algosport

Algosport only launched in 2017 but has already entered the UK and Europe, with ambitious and advanced plans for global expansion in the new year. Leigh Herdman, founder and CEO, spoke to SBC News about the rise of his company, which offers bookmakers new bet types based around same game multiples and remains focused on next generation betting products. SBC: …

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European Lotteries Association joins Betting on Sports Week in September

European Lotteries

The European Lotteries Association will host a meeting for members of its Sport Working Group at next month’s Betting on Sports Week in London (18-21 September), while several of its headline members have been lined up to speak at the event. European Lotteries is the umbrella organisation of national lotteries operating games of chance for the public benefit, which brings …

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Betting on Sports Week welcomes 250 expert speakers to Olympia London

Betting on Sports Week will present no fewer than 250 thought leaders, innovators and decision makers gathered from the sports betting, esports, casino, affiliates, media and sports sectors. The speakers will all play an integral role in making this year’s Betting on Sports conference the biggest and best on record, with the event taking place from 18-21 September at London’s …

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Betting on Sports to welcome record number of exhibitors

Betting on Sports

Nearly 150 of the biggest sports betting operators, platform providers, affiliates and payments firms will be setting up camp in the biggest ever Betting on Sports exhibition. Held from 18-21 September at Olympia London, #boscon2018 will feature 6,300 sqm of exhibition space. This area has been expanded to house at least 140 exhibitors over two floors, while there will be …

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Betting on Sports 2018 “a unique opportunity” for the PGA TOUR

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The changing landscape of sports betting across the USA has been long debated by many quarters, since that monumental day on May 14, when the US Supreme Court found in favour of New Jersey and repealed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). As the writing, debate and speculation continues, acquisitions are made and new relationships formed, while the …

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SBC Events hits the bullseye with Betting on Sports Week agenda

The CEO of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC), the Chief Legal Officer of the PGA Tour and a five-time snooker World Champion will join the strongest lineup of speakers the sports betting industry has ever seen. The PDC’s Matt Porter, Len Brown from the PGA Tour and Ronnie O’Sullivan were just three of the names that caught the eye as …

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Influencer marketing expert boosts AffiliateFEST agenda

AffiliateFEST

Affiliate Insider has promised to keep “affiliate entrepreneurs ahead of digital disruption” after securing Influencer CEO Ben Jeffries as a keynote speaker for AffiliateFEST 2018. The fourth edition of AffiliateFEST is being held at Hilton Olympia on Wednesday 19 September, alongside the Betting on Sports Week in London (18-21 September). At just 22 years of age, Jeffries has already become …

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Six events make up ‘must attend’ Betting on Sports Week in September

Betting on Sports

SBC Events will invite more than 2,500 delegates to “feel the pulse of the sports betting industry” through six events at this year’s Betting on Sports Week in London. Taking place from 18-21 September at Olympia London, #boscon2018 will feature five conferences – Betting on Sports, ESI London, Casino Beats Summit, AffiliateFEST and Sponsorship Forum, as well as a lavish …

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O’Sullivan makes price-effective plea in snooker’s fixing fight

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Five-time World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan says that more “price-effective” tournaments could be the answer in snooker’s fight against match-fixing. His comments came after the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) sanctioned three players – Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng, both from China, and Welshman David John. The trio have been suspended until the outcome of formal hearings, which will …

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