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BOFCON 2016 – Is the betting industry doing enough in the fight against corruption?

BOFCON afternoon schedule begins with a panel discussion on the betting industry’s ongoing fight against corruption and match-fixing. Presenting a diverse panel, Suzanne Davies (Director of Clifton Davies Consultancy) outlines the level of multi-stakeholder cooperation needed to undertake any effective fight on the matter. Davies introduces a panel representing the diverse actors/organisations needed in the battle against match-fixing and wider …

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BOFCON 2016 – The dawn of DFS in Europe

The question of the value of club partnerships for both parties was the opener of the daily fantasy sports panel at Betting on Football (#bofcon) on Thursday afternoon.  Oulala Founder Valery Bollier, Sportego Founder Trev Keane, Mondogoal International Director Richard Graham and Fantasybet CEO Viktor Enoksen discussed DFS in Europe in a session chaired by Editec’s Simon Burrell. Mondogoal’s Richard …

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BOFCON 2016 – Game Time: Live Betting Products

Tom Light, Director of International Business Development at SBTech, confirmed that in-play betting is responsible for the large majority of turnover, and that betting around shorter time intervals will continue to be the most popular with players. He highlighted that players are pushing for quicker payment from won bets, and looking to make longer term bets into short term with …

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BOFCON 2016 – Trading Places Panel

The fourth session of this year’s Betting on Football Conference (#bofcon) at Stamford Bridge was focused on data and trading patterns. It featured Senior Odds Compiler at Super Soccer Jeevan Jeyaratnam, Paolo Personeni of Sportsradar and Nathan Rothschild, Co-Founder of iSport Genius, with the Founder of Sportsbook Training Services Jonathan Smith moderating the ‘Trading Places – How has the availability of …

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BOFCON 2016 – Read all about it: Content Marketing

Andy Meikle, CEO for Sportlobster, discussed the need to make content current, relevant, and published with an understanding as to why it has been shared and how it will actually benefit you. Speaking on the #bofcon content marketing panel, he acknowledged that content must be interactive, and mechanisms must be in place to quickly gauge its effectiveness. He also touched …

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BOFCON 2016: Khaled Naim on football and esports

The founder of esports agency Stark Esports, Khaled Naim, spoke at #bofcon today on the subject of FIFA as a gateway between football and esports.  Stark has a partnership with VFL Wolfsburg and further deals with a host of Bundesliga clubs including Bayern Munich are also on the cards. The terms of the Wolfsburg deal sees Stark aiding the side’s entrance into …

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Metric Gaming FA Cup tickets up for grabs at Betting on Football

Delegates attending the Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge will get the chance to win tickets to the FA Cup Final by proving their betting prowess, courtesy of Metric Gaming. The Real Time In Play Betting Competition will focus on Arsenal’s home match against West Bromwich Albion with competitors using Metric’s SuperLive Platform in order to demonstrate they know …

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Vahe Baloulian – BetConstruct – #Bofcon 2016

Award winning developer and betting industry supplier BetConstruct is a silver sponsor at this year’s Betting on Football Conference (#bofcon). Ahead of the event this week we spoke to CEO Vahe Baloulian about getting things right ahead of a major tournament such as Euro 2016 and retention strategies beyond, as well as the year ahead, how mergers are like marriages and …

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Matt Wilson – Ball Street – The Influence Channel

Consumer engagement with football content is changing, as more viewers interact and seek opinion via social media channels. This new consumer take-up has led to advertisers revaluing their brand propositions and output.  Ball Street Co-Founder Matt Wilson details to SBC readers the rise of ‘Influence’ based marketing and how new social dynamics are changing advertiser practices and values. _______________________ SBC: …

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Betting on Football: Is Sky Bet’s sponsorship deal in a league of its own?

Clive Russell will have the honour of kicking off Betting on Football – #BOFCON – on Thursday 21st April. Russell, Managing Director of BD Sports Rights, will be leading a talk on Sky Bet’s sponsorship deal with the Football League and posing the question ‘Are they in a league of their own?’ Andrew McCarron, SBC Managing Director, confirmed: “We believe Clive is …

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