Tag Archives: Chelsea FC

10bet announce Drogba as brand ambassador

10bet has announced former UEFA Champions League winner Didier Drogba as the betting firms global brand ambassador for the next two years.  The Ivorian, who made his name with Chelsea FC where he won four Premier League titles, announced the deal himself via a video posted to his personal social media page. A spokesperson for 10bet commented: “Didier is one …

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Assessing the football and betting sponsorship dynamic

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Much has been written regarding the industry’s relationship with sports, none more so than football, where criticism has suggested measures must be put in place to curb what is seen as an over saturation of marketing, sponsorships and advertising. This topic is set to fall under the microscope at the sixth annual Betting on Football, taking place this week at …

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Peter Woodfine, Vermantia: Why retail can still rival the solitary world of online betting

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On the eve of next week’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge, Peter Woodfine – Business Development Director at Vermantia – says in-shop betting is changing. But he is a firm believer that retail will always be detail. There’s been a lot of talk in the media about the death of retail, but to paraphrase Mark Twain – it’s been …

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Mobile access drives platform development for 1xBet

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1xBet, a headline sponsor for next week’s Betting on Football, will be using the conference to promote the development of its platform, which is both “intuitive and simple to use” with a modern interface that can be easily accessed from mobile devices. To emphasise this focus, the company’s Head of Business Development Evgenii Kiriushin said that it expects mobile development …

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Are we at peak betting? Find out at Betting on Football

Has the industry reached peak betting when it comes to technological innovations? That’s the question that will be asked on the first panel session of the ‘Leadership & Vision’ track (Wednesday 20 March) at next week’s Betting on Football conference. The subject matter – Peak betting – are economies of scale causing stagnation? – forms much needed executive debate and …

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AC Milan legend Franco Baresi to open Betting on Football 2019

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Legendary AC Milan and Italy central defender Franco Baresi has been confirmed as the star name to open this month’s Betting on Football conference. It is fitting that the sixth edition of the event, held at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March, will be opened by Baresi – a footballer that performed for AC Milan with such distinction that …

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Joe Petyt, Sky Bet: Taking a step forward from the defensive stance to VAR

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Amidst all the excitement, or intrigue, that surrounds the role of the video assistant referee (VAR) – particularly ahead of its impending introduction to the Premier League – bookmakers have so far been forced to take a defensive stance to the detriment of the customer experience. However, after a World Cup which passed “largely free of VAR incidents”, the bookmakers …

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Betting on Football conference sharpens agenda around key sports betting topics

The latest agenda has been revealed for the sixth edition of the Betting on Football conference, being held at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March, which provides an insight into some of the key topics to be discussed at this year’s event. Betting on Football is the only trade conference that brings together decision makers from international operators to …

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WATCH: OPTIMA CEO Jacob Lopez – Making up for lost time in Spain

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We caught up with Jacob Lopez, CEO at OPTIMA – the sports betting and gaming solutions provider confirmed as a ‘Headline Sponsor’ for next month’s Betting on Football conference. Ahead of the event, which takes place at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March, we talked all things OPTIMA, including the firm’s Betfred partnership, making up for lost time in …

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GamblingCompliance signs up for SBC’s Betting on Football & Betting on Sports America

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Sports betting media and events company Sports Betting Community (SBC) and leading regulatory intelligence portal GamblingCompliance have joined forces in order to improve the dialogue around gambling regulations. The partnership will see GamblingCompliance become the lead partner on the key compliance and regulatory tracks at SBC’s upcoming Betting on Football (19-23 March) and Betting on Sports America (23-25 April) conferences. …

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