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SBC Awards 2018 produces a record 32 different winners

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A record 32 different companies were recognised for excellence in the sports and gaming industries at last night’s SBC Awards ceremony in London, with bet365 once again taking home the Bookmaker of the Year prize. On a night of festive-themed celebration for the industry, bet365 stole the show in front of 700 attendees at The Artillery Garden, before Sergey Portnov, …

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Delegates give overwhelming support to Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports

More than 90% of visitors to last month’s biggest ever Betting on Sports conference rated its networking opportunities as either very good or excellent. This came from a survey made available to the 2,500 registered delegates for #bosweek, which also found considerable praise for the party locations, speaker lineup and conference app, as well as the presence of so many …

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UFC 229 sets new records with Parimatch

Shrouded in controversy and awash with excitement, this weekend’s UFC 229 card from Las Vegas not only drew viewers from all over the globe, but it also smashed betting records with the UFC’s official betting partner Parimatch. The international online betting group revealed that amongst their customers, this weekend’s fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor was the most popular …

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Parimatch CEO Sergey Portnov: The “wild” decision to enter Tanzania

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Speaking at this year’s Betting on Football conference, Parimatch CEO Sergey Portnov spoke about his company’s “wild” decision to move into the Tanzanian sports betting market. Just over a month on, Portnov gave SBC News readers some further insight into why he chose to enter a country that is not yet ready to fully embrace the phenomenon of online betting, why …

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Global Operator CEO’s to discuss challenges of international betting industry at #boscon2017

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Betting on Sports (12-15 September) will embrace the challenge of operating within a fast-changing global industry by uniting five leading CEO’s from the sports betting space.   Markus Peuler, CEO at Mybet, will be joined on the first day CEO panel at #boscon2017 by Pinnacle’s Paris Smith, BetBright’s Marcus Brennan, Favbet’s Nikos Chalikias and Parimatch’s Sergey Portnov. This high-level discussion …

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Sports betting industry’s ‘most comprehensive agenda’ at Betting on Sports

BOS Agenda

SBC Events has launched what it believes is the most comprehensive conference agenda the sports betting industry has ever seen for Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September). Featuring 42 sessions across Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September, #boscon2017 will present over 150 experts from both the betting and sporting arenas, spanning three conference rooms at the Olympia Conference Centre in …

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Betting on Sports extends exhibition space to include 50 exhibitors

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SBC Events has reacted to the huge success of last month’s Betting on Football conference by scaling up the exhibition space to drive innovation and product display at Betting on Sports 2017 (13-15 September). The Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington in London will now be hosting up to 50 exhibitors across the first two days of #boscon2017, which will include …

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#bofcon2017 – Reflecting on the regulatory steps taken by Russia

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The BetOlimp CEO said that a regulated market in Russia presents challenges, but also “brings opportunities for established operators to become leaders in the region”. Alexey Sinyushkin was part of a star-studded Eastern European focused panel at Betting on Football 2017, reflecting on the recent steps taken by Russia to formally regulate its online sports betting market, which includes a …

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Betting on Football explores opportunities in the CIS and beyond

Betting on Football

Three of the leading Eastern European-focused gambling operators will be represented in a Betting on Football 2017 session exploring new opportunities in the CIS and beyond. Parimatch chief executive Sergey Portnov, BetOlimp chief operating officer Alexey Sinyushkin and Favbet chief executive Nikos Halikias will be joined on a market profile panel (3 May) at #bofcon2017 by a trio of experts …

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Nominations open for new look SBC Awards recognising the cream of the sports betting industry

The SBC Awards is the culmination of a landmark year for the betting industry, which has seen a wave of consolidation, a profitable European Championships, the rise of DFS and esports, and the inaugural Betting on Sports conference. SBC is inviting the industry to join in with the year-end celebrations and nominate companies for one of the 15 awards created …

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