Betting on Sports Europe Conference Comes to London

The huge industry event provides an excellent opportunity for responsible gambling companies to spread their word.
Betting on Sports Europe Conference Comes to London
November 09, 2021

Industry showcase Betting on Sports Europe takes place this week, with leading figures convening in London to compare notes on Europe’s sports betting industry.

Senior executives and sportsbook tech providers will be attending the event, held at Stamford Bridge — home of the current Champions League holders, Chelsea FC.

The conference and exhibition event takes from November 9 to 11, and will be one of the gambling industry’s biggest events of 2021 – with 2,000 delegates, 160 hand-picked speakers, and 30 exhibitors. It serves as a forum for all stakeholders in the field of sports betting, to discuss the current state of play, and debate how the sector may develop in the future.

The highlight of proceedings is a six-track conference which according to organizer, SBC Events website, “features speakers from 888, Betaland, Betsson, Betway, Carousel Group, ComeOn!, Crocobet, Danske Spil, Entain, Fitzdares, Flutter Entertainment, Gamesys, Lottoland, Lottomatica, Luckbox, OPAP, Napoleon Sports & Casino, Nederlandse Loterij, Pinnacle, Smarkets, Superbet, and William Hill.”

Responsible Gambling Groups Have Their Say

Of particular interest, is the opening day’s Innovations & Operations track, focusing on the most important product-related concerns facing sportsbooks today, and in the future.

The final panel of the day will be concerned with efforts to minimize harms from gambling. The discussion will, “evaluate innovations in player protection and assess how operators can minimize the effects of gambling related harm.”

The panel features industry experts including GAMSTOP CEO, Fiona Palmer – as well as Maris Catania, (Head of Responsible Gambling and Research, Kindred), Paul Foster (CEO, Crucial Compliance), and Nick Hill (Executive Director, PremierChain).

Other safer gambling groups will be exhibiting throughout the week including EPIC Risk Management, Gamcare and YGAM. There are also evening networking parties scheduled where these groups will get the chance to put forward the importance of responsible gambling programs.

Networking Opportunities Abound

Also speaking, will be representatives from technology and data suppliers “Sportradar, Genius Sports, OpenBet, Delasport, Sporting Solutions, SportsIQ, Bayes Esports, Ecommpay, Esports Technologies, Incentive Games, Golden Race, PandaScore, Oddin, TrueLayer, and Spotlight Sports Group.”

The event also features exhibits from “All-in Global, BetConstruct, Internet Vikings, Microgame, Mindway AI, mkodo, and Stats Perform,” plus “payments and compliance specialists such as 1account, HXRO, Inpay, OpenPayd, Payler, and W2.”

The conference concludes with a party at London’s Natural History Museum, featuring the Sports Betting Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The three-day event is organized and run by SBC. Founder and CEO, Rasmus Sojmark is clearly looking forward to the upcoming symposium:

“It’s two years since we were last able to stage an event in our home city of London and a lot has changed in the industry during that time. The agenda for Betting on Sports Europe 2021 covers the impact of those changes and also many of the big strategic decisions that operators still face as they look towards 2022 and beyond.”

Sojmark added, “Betting on Sports Europe is the only high-level conference dedicated solely to the future of the sports betting industry, and we’re delighted that the leadership teams of so many important stakeholders have agreed to participate.

“Their expertise looks certain to generate some fascinating discussions, both during the conference and in the networking areas at Stamford Bridge.”

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