Tag Archives: Champions league

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

OPTIMA & BTC Partnership

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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The Jockey Club welcomes National Express onboard

National Express has signed a three year ‘Official Coach and Bus Partner’ agreement with The Jockey Club. This deal will see the UK’s largest coach operator provide dedicated services across the United Kingdom, direct to all major events in The Jockey Club’s racing calendar. As part of the new service, it’s promised that it will “provide customers with drop off …

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SBC’s on the ball: Barnsley, Antoine Griezmann and Anderlecht

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 looks at “exploitative” ticket prices, Barcelona being reported to FIFA and an intriguing new owner at Barnsley.  ____________________ Getting the ‘Moneyball’ rolling at Barnsley It could be a big 2018 for Barnsley FC, after the Championship …

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BT and Sky agree content sharing deal ahead of bidding rights

A landmark new deal has been signed between Sky and BT for the two firms to be able to sell channels on both platforms. As part of the new deal, the BT Sport channels, which provide coverage of UEFA Champions League and Premier League football will be supplied to Sky, as well as this, BT will be able to sell …

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Paddy Power pays out on City winning the title

Ahead of this Sunday’s eagerly awaited derby clash, bookmakers Paddy Power have already taken the bold decision to pay out on City winning the title. With an eight point lead at the top of the table, many pundits believe that a City victory at Old Trafford on Sunday will all but end the title race, however Mourinho’s United side come …

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bettingexpert: Spurs fans enjoy European success on Unibet

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Tottenham Hotspur might be experiencing a wobble in the Premier League, but their Champions League matches are proving to be a hit on bettingexpert, particularly with odds from Unibet. Two of the top four matches on the bettingexpert tipster community in November featured Mauricio Pochettino’s side, including their Dele Alli inspired victory over Real Madrid at Wembley and a 2-1 …

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Tight at the top in League of Legends

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It’s been a weekend of mixed fortunes for fantasy football managers, with a stuttering top two in SBCs League of Legends being very much reeled in by the chasing pack. Sports expert Constantinos Digonis Pinillos has leapfrogged his way into third place, taking advantage of the paltry 23 and 30 points scored by current leader Charlie Cole and second placed …

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Bringing out the heavy artillery for this year’s SBC Awards

SBC Awards

There is just two weeks to go until this year’s SBC Awards, the annual end of year celebration for the sports betting industry at Artillery Garden (Tuesday 5 December). With tables fast selling out for the event, we caught up with our hosts Matt Lorenzo, a former Sky Sports presenter, and Luis Garcia, a Champions League winner with Liverpool. Keep …

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