SBC Events kicks off Betting on Football conference with trading workshop

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Three leading football trading experts will be appearing at the Totally Gaming Academy Workshop, organised by SBC Events, ahead of the Betting on Football conference in May.


SBC Events has announced the appearance of three leading experts in football trading and statistical odds compilation for the Totally Gaming Academy Workshop on Tuesday 2 May.

Sports Betting Academy course leader, Jonathan Smith will be leading the interactive, one-day event at Stamford Bridge alongside Ian McHale, Professor of Sports Analytics at Salford University, and Sporting Index Senior Football Trader Anthony Gray.Betting Business - SBC Events Totally Gaming Academy

The workshop, with six sessions covering the essential skills, models and pricing for football, represents an unofficial ‘Day 0’ for the Betting on Football conference (3-5 May), the largest international football betting trade conference.

The Totally Gaming Academy Football Odds Compilers Workshop opens at 09:00, with coffee and registration before the opening session about the difficulties of pricing commences from 10:00.

The agenda, which will also include a focus on the pricing of bookings, corners and goalscorers, will finish with a look at the future of football modelling, with attendees asked to consider other methodologies that may impact the future of pricing for the beautiful game.

Commenting on the workshop, Totally Gaming Academy’s Director, Paul Mills, said: “The opportunity to collaborate with SBC Events for a unique one-day training workshop on football trading, and particularly ahead of their flagship conference at Stamford Bridge, is exciting for the for the Totally Gaming Academy. The agenda provides comprehensive training on pricing football markets and serves as a perfect fit for the traders, odds compilers and market makers arriving in London for Betting on Football.”

Admission to the workshop costs £299, or just £199 if purchasing in conjunction with a Betting on Football ticket. The price includes lunch, refreshments and entry for networking drinks and Champions League semi-final action at Frankie’s Sports Bar & Diner from 19:00 until late.

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