Traders Conference

London, 1 November 2017

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The only event of its kind, The Matchbook Traders Conference unites the most influential people in betting. From leading academics to legendary gambling icons, meet the individuals that are shaping the future of betting.

 

Started in 2015, the first ever Matchbook Traders Conference took the stage to a sold out crowd. Proving to be a winning concept, the event was named in the Top 10 Global Gaming Conferences by Calvin Ayre, and earned a 90% approval rating from delegates, with 9 out of 10 delegates stating they would recommend the event to a friend.

 

The 2017 event is gearing up to be bigger and better. We are busy working on putting together a diverse agenda, bringing you some of the best educational content in sports betting. Check back soon for updates.

Why You should attend

  • Meet some of the most influential minds in betting.
  • Get a glimpse of the trends that are shaping the future of betting.
  • Deepen your understanding through Q&A sessions and workshops.
  • Network with 600 sharp bettors and industry professionals.

Speakers

Harry Findlay

Harry Findlay

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.
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Brad Allen

Brad Allen

Brad is a journalist at gambling trade magazine EGR Intel and spends most of his free time hunting for value in US sports markets. He has been betting semi-professionally on the NFL and MLB for close to ten years.
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Michael Carlson

Michael Carlson

Mike Carlson has been the leading broadcaster of American sport in the UK for 25 years, and been the face of  American football for BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, Screensport, Eurosport and Sky. A dual national who's lived in Britain for 40 years, he's also written three books on film directors, and committed journalism for outlets as varied as the FT, Spectator, Guardian, Pro Football Weekly and Headpress, and presented the Americarnage and Crime Vault Live podcasts. He's covering the NFL this year for BBC TV and Talksport radio.
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Nick Goff

Nick Goff

Nick worked as Head of Football Trading or Head of Trading for several leading sports books in London, Gibraltar and Malta from 2003-2016 before moving into professional betting. Nick focuses mainly on football and the NFL, specialising in English and Scottish football, though he is also active at major racing meetings and in snooker. 
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Neil Channing

Neil Channing

Neil has pretty much always been a gambler, from marbles and football stickers at a young age, taking a big interest in pontoon from the age of eleven, switching to poker at fourteen, then discovering racing at fifteen, the weekly football coupon at sixteen, the dogs at seventeen and casinos at eighteen. After completing his university education Neil moved into the poker and bookmaking business which eventually had him going from twice being a millionaire to being broke. But not to be deterred Neil was more than capable of using his poker skills to keep the wolf from the door. Neil now he spends almost all his time gambling on football, horses and playing a little poker when he fancies it, while also enjoying helping other gamblers to make money through his successful tipping site Betting Emporium.
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Tickets

Tickets

£200

early bird

Buy your tickets now at the reduced early bird rate of just £200. Early bird tickets will be available until 01 October 2017. Tickets will return to full price after this date. Make sure not to miss out and get your tickets now!

AGENDA

We are busy working on putting together a diverse agenda, bringing you some of the best educational content in sports betting. Bit by bit, we’ll announce the latest speakers to join our stage in November. Check below for the latest updates.

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Matchbook Welcomemore infoMark Brosnan 9:30 amMain Hall
2Advanced Trading Strategiesmore infoComing Soon 10:00amMain hall
3Advanced Sports Analyticsmore infoComing Soon 10.30amMain Hall
4Pro Panel: NFL betting insights and analysismore infoNeil Channing , Nick Goff , Michael Carlson , Brad Allen 11.00amMain Hall
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.
5Gambling for Life - the man who won millions and spent every pennymore infoHarry Findlay 12.00pmMain Hall
6Sports trading as an asset classmore infoComing Soon 2.00pmMain Hall
7Applying economic forecasting and analysis to sports bettingmore infoComing Soon 3.30pmMain Hall
8Session TBAmore infoComing Soon 4.15pmMain Hall
9Keynote Speaker (TBA)more infoComing Soon 5.00pmMain Hall

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