first_img Share Submit Share Betting on Football 2017 has been hailed as a great success with 97.4% of visitors to the conference saying they would recommend it to a colleague, according to a survey carried out by SBC Events.Delegates, sponsors, speakers and exhibitors from the 3-5 May event also rated the networking opportunities at Stamford Bridge as 70% ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’ while pinpointing this as the most important reason for attending the event.Feedback is already being used to improve future events, starting with Betting on Sports (13-15 September), which 85% of survey respondents have expressed an interest in attending.For example, an improved version of the official event app will be available for the conference in Olympia, Kensington, after 70% said that it had proved useful at #bofcon2017.The survey reported that the overall quality and level of the conference was very high. As specific highlights, attendees mentioned the keynote session from William Hill Non-Executive Director and industry veteran John O’Reilly, and a market update on Scandinavia featuring Mr Green CEO Jesper Kärrbrink, Danske Spil CEO Niels Erik Folmann, Veikkaus Senior Vice President Jari Vahanen and LeoVegas CEO Johan Styren.Jesper Kärrbrink commented: “SBC is here to stay. Betting on Football provided great networking and seminar focus. With a sportsbook and football focus, the exhibition was also very targeted and you basically found something interesting in every booth. I’m impressed with the high number of attendees, which made it possible to have a lot of productive meetings in just two days.”Meanwhile, Martin Wachter, the CEO for platinum sponsor and lead exhibitor Golden Race, praised the event’s growing business importance.He said: “Betting on Football is an incredibly valuable event in the sports betting calendar. It’s now very much established and has grown year on year to the extent that for us, it’s second only to ICE in terms of business importance.”These comments were emphasised by a survey finding that 100% of the exhibitors that responded are interested in returning for Betting on Sports.Tickets for Betting on Sports 2017 are on sale at a 50% off early bird rate until 15 JuneClick here to buy your ticket for an event covering everything related to sports and betting, which this year includes full day tracks dedicated to Betting on Racing and Betting on Esports. Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Kambi takes full control of LeoVegas sportsbook portfolio August 26, 2020 Veikkaus calls for early introduction of Finnish age verification measures August 28, 2020 StumbleUpon Related Articleslast_img read more

first_imgThe stage is set for the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League season as the draw for the group stages has been made in Monaco, France on Thursday, August 29, 2019.Liverpool will be hoping to retain their title after beating Tottenham Hotspurs in the final previous edition of the UCL.The UCL’s record winners, Real Madrid will hope to extend their figures of wins after having a disappointing 2018-2019 season of the tournament.The winners of the competition in 2012, Chelsea season have made a return to the tournament after finishing third in the English Premier League and also seeing off London rivals, Arsenal in the Europa League finals.This season’s edition will see 32 clubs from sixteen countries across Europe battle it out for the ultimate trophy.Big names have been drawn against each other for the group stages of Europe’s elite club competition.Real Madrid will face PSG whereas Champions League finalists, Tottenham Hotspurs, has been paired with Bayern Munich, and Napoli will play the defending champions, Liverpool.Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus have been grouped with Atletico Madrid of Spain, the club they knocked out in the Round of 16 last season.The first round of matches will be played from 17th and 18th September.The finals of this seasons Champions League will be played at the Ataturk Olympic in Istanbul on May 30, 2019.Here is the full list of who plays who in the group stages of the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League.GROUP AParis Saint- Germain – FranceReal Madrid – SpainClub Brugge – BelgiumGalatasaray – TurkeyGROUP BBayern Munich – GermanyTottenham Hotspurs – EnglandOlympiacos – GreeceCrvena Zvezda – SlovakiaGROUP CManchester City – EnglandShakhtar Donetsk – UkraineDinamo Zagreb – CroatiaAtalanta – ItalyGROUP DJuventus – ItalyAtletico Madrid – SpainBayern Leverkusen – GermanyLokomotiv Moskva – RussiaGROUP ELiverpool – EnglandNapoli – ItalySalzburg – AustriaGenk – BelgiumGROUP FBarcelona – SpainBorussia Dortmund – GermanyInter Milan – ItalySlavia Praha – Czech RepublicGROUP GZenit St. Petersburg – RussiaBenfica – PortugalLyon – FranceRB Leipzig – GermanyGROUP HChelsea – EnglandAjax – NetherlandsValencia – SpainLOSC Lille – Francelast_img read more

first_imgMASON CITY — A plea change hearing has been scheduled for a Mason City woman charged with insurance fraud and theft.34-year-old Amber Griffin was charged with four counts of insurance fraud by presenting false information and one count of second-degree theft after an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau.The bureau says the charges stem from an investigation that started back in February of last year as Griffin allegedly submitted multiple fraudulent insurance claims to her insurance company seeking reimbursement through her insurance policy.Griffin’s trial was scheduled to start next week, but online court records show that Judge Karen Salic on Tuesday approved the scheduling of a plea change hearing on March 20th.last_img