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Perfect 10: The reasons not to miss Betting on Football 2018

Betting on Football

Betting on Football 2018, the fifth edition of the largest international sports and betting trade conference, will take place at Stamford Bridge from 20-23 March. Featuring 1,500 senior executives, 200 leading industry speakers and 50 key sessions #bofcon2018 has become a must-attend event for the entire sports betting sector. Here are just ten of the key reasons why missing this …

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OPTIMA’s Jacob Lopez: The evolving relationship between online, OTC and self service betting

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As CEO of OPTIMA, a leading supplier of sports betting and gaming provisions, Jacob Lopez is in an optimal position to analyse how betting platforms will develop and maintain relationships between retail, digital and self-service stakeholders as consumer demands and technologies evolve.  The Seville based supplier, which boasts partners in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, has gone from strength to …

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Jacob Lopez Curciel – OPTIMA – Developing an In Play horse racing product to capture the eye

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Last month, SBC Events marked a landmark year in horse racing with a dedicated full day conference track at Betting on Sports, held at the Olympia Conference Centre in London. As part of the ‘Betting on Racing’ track, the ‘After the off – Opportunities in live betting’ session facilitated a high-level discussion around the opportunity to engage new punters with …

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Nomination deadline draws near for expanded SBC Awards

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Nominations have been flying in for this year’s SBC Awards, sponsored by OPTIMA, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December at the stunning Artillery Garden in central London. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, will be centred around the presentation of 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and 17 Supplier awards. The process of …

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Jacob Lopez – OPTIMA – A personal device in a retail environment

OPTIMA - iSHOP

Jacob Lopez, Founder & CEO at OPTIMA, spoke to SBC News about the company’s new influx of staff, year-on-year revenue increases and its new engagement tool for retail betting shops. SBC: We understand that OPTIMA has hired 50 new employees in the last six months; what specific departments have you targeted with these appointments? JL: Yes, but we are still …

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OPTIMA to present multi-channel gaming platform at EXPOJOC

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Spanish-based sports betting and gaming provider OPTIMA will introduce its MGS multi-channel gaming platform at EXPOJOC 2017 in Valencia (13-14 June). OPTIMA said that visitors to its EXPOJOC booth (B-7) will be able to see a complete range of products, designed for operators who want to contract an independent platform which they can develop in a personalised way without sharing …

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#bofcon2017 – Suppliers evolve within a consolidated market place

SBTech CEO Richard Carter said it is unlikely that operators will move all product development in-house, after suggesting that it only “makes financial sense in the board room”. Carter was part of the Supplier CEO panel at Betting on Football 2017, alongside BetConstruct CEO Vahe Baloulian, OPTIMA speaker Jacob Lopez Curciel and BtoBet Kostandina Zafirovska. The session featured a discussion around …

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OPTIMA – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

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OPTIMA is the Gold Sponsor for Betting on Football 2017, the fourth edition of the largest international football and betting trade conference at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge. Ahead of the 3-5 May event, we spoke to Jacob Lopez Curciel, CEO at OPTIMA, about why football is such an attractive sport for betting, how the market is changing from a consumer …

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The supplier side: Betting on Football debates key issues for the value chain

Suppliers - #bofcon2017

The betting industry’s leading suppliers will be debating the key issues affecting the value chain across the sector at next month’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge. The event will explore how online gaming suppliers have been affected by a wave of M&A and an increased focus on in-house competencies within the industry. BetConstruct CEO Vahe Baloulian, BtoBet CEO …

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Optima CEO urges first-time ICE visitors to enjoy the conference

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As the sports betting and gaming industry prepares for its flagship week in London, Optima CEO Jacob Lopez Curciel has urged first time ICE visitors to enjoy the 2017 conference. This mantra to enjoy the week is underlined by OPTIMA being one of the premium sponsors for this year’s London Baby networking party, that is being held on 7 February at Café …

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