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6 of the Best – Favbet’s Nikos Chalikias

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This week’s 6 of the Best gives our readers an insight into the life of “true working-day routine lover” Nikos Chalikias, the CEO at Favbet. Keep reading to find out about his crazy 10-day trip to Bangkok, the sporting comeback which served as a pre-cursor to Liverpool’s Miracle of Istanbul, and a Netflix series where every episode feels like a …

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6 of the Best – Better Collective’s Gavin Moore

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Gavin Moore, Head of Traffic and Brand for leading iGaming affiliate Better Collective, has completed his 6 of the Best profile for SBC News. Find out about the film Moore has a newfound appreciation for, the sporting comeback he’ll never forget, and the author he discovered upon moving to Denmark.  Best Holiday Before I became a dad, I was an …

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6 of the Best – LeoVegas’ Gloria Cereda

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Gloria Cereda, Account Management Lead at LeoVegas, has become the latest industry high-flyer to complete a 6 of the Best profile for SBC News. Find out which band gave her goose bumps, two books that she strongly recommends for all women, and why she chose to pursue a career in marketing. Best Holiday The best trip of my life so …

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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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Champions League changes to impact bookies and bettors

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Uefa has this week announced a raft of changes to European competition, with the new system, that is set to be in place from the 2018/19 season, designed to represent an evolution of the Champions League and Europa League. Amongst the raft of changes, is one particular key example regarding kick off times, that could be of significant interest to …

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Andrea Pirlo joins 1xBet as brand ambassador

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Andrea Pirlo, one of the most revered players in recent football history, has joined 1xBet as a brand ambassador in a deal that will run for the whole of 2018. Pirlo, who will feature in 1xBet advertising campaigns and take part in marketing events, made this announcement on his Facebook page: “I’m glad to announce my ambassador partnership with 1xBET …

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Football INDEX expands into new markets

Football INDEX, the world’s first football stockmarket which enables ‘football traders’ to buy and sell real money shares in the world’s top professional footballers, has announced its expansion into Sweden and Canada. As of this month, football fans in Sweden and Canada will be able to utilise their football knowledge and build a portfolio by selecting from over 2,000 footballers …

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OPTIMA – the choice for those who want to lead and be different

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Sports betting and gaming solutions provider OPTIMA enjoyed a frantic end to 2017, completing two key deals in addition to scooping the SBC Award for Standalone Platform Provider of the Year. Beginning the new year where they left off the old, Jacob Lopez, OPTIMA Chief Executive Officer, spoke to SBC at last week’s ICE Totally Gaming held at the ExCeL …

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How Spurs success can elevate England optimism

To the elation of football fans all over the globe, the Champions League returned this week and with it came strong away performances from Premier League clubs. A four goal drubbing at St Jakob-Park meant that tournament favourites, Manchester City set the record for the biggest away win in the knockout stages by an English side in the history of …

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Theo Walcott hits form to light up League of Legends

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Gameweek 25 of the Premier League saw another raft of midweek fixtures thrown into the mix, providing a number of eye catching results. Swansea kicked things off with a 3-1 victory over Arsenal, following up on their 1-0 triumph of Liverpool, at the Liberty Stadium. Bournemouth’s thumping 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge was the pick of Wednesday’s results, while Tottenham …

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