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#bofcon2017 – Suppliers evolve within a consolidated market place

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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Betting on Football shows how to follow the leaders

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For high level sports betting staff looking for a crash course in leadership, SBC Events has lined up an eight-panel agenda on the first day of Betting on Football 2017, covering key industry topics such as self-regulation, match-fixing, investment, market consolidation, new brands in football betting and affiliate leaders. The Leadership Track is one of four main tracks across the ... Read More »

Top European football clubs sign up for Betting on Football 2017

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Betting on Football has demonstrated its pulling power amongst top football clubs in Europe by attracting representatives from clubs such as Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Celtic, VfL Wolfsburg, Arsenal, Chelsea, Rangers, Charlton Athletic, AC Milan, AS Roma, and organisations like La Liga and the Scottish Football Association. Representatives at #bofcon2017 will include Mark Davies, Head of New Business for reigning ... Read More »

Betting on Football extends exhibition space due to increased demand

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Betting on Football will see its biggest ever exhibition space this year after organisers SBC Events extended the floorspace due to popular demand. After selling out 85% of the available stands at the conference, which is being held at Stamford Bridge on 3-5 May, SBC Events has made more space available on the show floor to enable more suppliers to ... Read More »

Betting on Football 2017 covers the globe with football betting market updates

Betting on Football

Betting on Football 2017 will underline its international credentials by delivering an extensive update on football betting markets across the globe, from an increasingly digitalised Africa, to a newly regulated Italy and the potential for legalised sports betting in Donald Trump’s North America. With less than three months to go until the fourth incarnation of the event at Stamford Bridge ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Jacob Lopez Curciel – Optima – My ICE 2017

BetConstruct - My ICE 2017

Jacob Lopez Curciel is the CEO at Optima. He admits to liking everything about ICE, but specifically ‘the high pace of the business flow and the amount of contacts and relationships created every year which is amazing’. Just a week before the conference, we caught up with him to talk about his preparation for ICE 2017, where to find him and ... Read More »

OPTIMA to showcase award-winning I-Shop at ICE

OPTIMA MGS is preparing to exhibit at the ICE Totally Gaming exhibition on the back of a successful year culminating in the winning of an award for its retail technology. OPTIMA MGS won the Innovation in Retail Betting – Best Retail Betting Product at December’s SBC Awards for its I-Shop product, which had already led to queues of industry experts ... Read More »