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2017 OVERVIEW

After a two year break, the much-awaited Matchbook Traders Conference returned in style with a day featuring everything from the fate of the global economy to expert views on sports data-modelling and political trading to why Wembley stadium once had hundreds of people waving inflatable bananas. It was a day of contrasts and insights as 300 of the sharpest minds in gambling gathered together in the heart of London’s financial district.

2017 AGENDA

# Session Speaker(s) Video Presentation
1 Matchbook Welcome more info Matchbook COO – Cian Nugent
2 How the economy will change and how it might affect sports betting more info Douglas McWilliams LINK DOWNLOAD
Economist Douglas McWilliams discusses how in a time of massive upheaval, the Irish, UK and world economies
are likely to be completely different in 10-15 years and what that means for the general public and sports
bettors specifically.
3 STATISTICAL MODELS FOR SPORTS BETTING: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY more info Luigi Colombo LINK DOWNLOAD
4 Sports trading as an asset class more info Charles McGarraugh LINK DOWNLOAD
5 Flash Boy: Meet the man trying to revolutionise financial trading more info Ronan Ryan
6 PRO PANEL: WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A SUCCESSFUL TRADER more info Dan Weston , Peter Webb, Caan Berry LINK
JOIN US AS WE SIT WITH THREE VERY TALENTED TRADERS AND DISCUSS THEIR JOURNEY TO SUCCESS. DRAWING ON THEIR
DIVERSE EXPERIENCE, WE DISCUSS THE KEYS TO SUCCESS FOR ANY TYPE OF TRADER.
7 THE FUTURE OF POLITICAL BETTING more info Harry Enten
9 Pro Panel: NFL BETTING INSIGHTS AND ANALYSIS more info Neil Channing , Nick Goff
Brad Allen, Michael Carlson
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The NFL Pro Panel go in-depth on how to hunt down value in NFL markets, the use of stats in NFL betting,
the possibility of a London-based NFL team and much more.
9 A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH HARRY FINDLAY more info Harry Findlay LINK
In the gambling fraternity, Harry Findlay has earned legendary status. He has been skint dozens of times,
won over £20 million and spent just as much. But he will not change. Fearless and formidable, bullish
and bombastic, there is no one in the gambling game who can match Harry’s style and seismic impact.