Next Week's Betting on Sports Conference 2016 to Have Wide International Attendance

Published September 6, 2016 by Vincent O

Next Week's Betting on Sports Conference 2016 to Have Wide International Attendance

The Betting on Sports Conference 2016 that is set to take place on September 15th and 16th will be discussing the topics of the bookie - DFS relationship and the new European money laundering and data protection laws.

Only days separate us now from the Betting on Sports Conference 2016, which will be taking place on Thursday 15 and Friday 16th of September in London. The capital of UK will be hosting many of the biggest names in the sports betting industry, including CEOs and managers from many of the world’s leading sportsbooks.

The event will be organized by SBC events and is definitely the largest sports betting conference of the year with over 70 influential speakers on the list. The main topic of the conference will be the relationship of sports books and daily fantasy sports sites in the coming months.

DFS and Sporstbooks

The daily fantasy sports are becoming larger by the day and there is an emerging need for them to work closely with the existing sports books to mutual benefit. This is the reason that this year’s Betting on Sports Conference will be based mostly around this relationship, with leading bookmakers form all around the world meeting representatives from top DFS sites for two days of discussions and networking.

Alongside the representatives from the influential and longstanding international bookmakers, the conference will also include the DFS insiders such as Shergul Arshad (Mondogoal Founder & CEO) and Ubaldo Baldi (Skill Games & DFS manager at Lottomatica) as well as representatives of some brands that are only just entering the sports betting industry such as the Leo Vegas CEO, Johan Styren, who will be discussing the plans and hopes of his company for the upcoming period.

New Data Protection and Money Laundering Laws

Other than the relationship of bookmakers and DFS sites, a big topic of the Betting on Sports Conference 2016 will also be the upcoming money laundering and data protection laws that are set to go into power this year. Several influential insiders such as the former Gambling Commission CEO Jenny Williams will be delivering an interactive workshop meant to help the bookies better understand what they need to do in order to fully comply with the new laws.  

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