The first edition of BETFEST is ready to go for May 15, 2021, the event, which is organized by the Sports Betting Community (“SBC”) in conjunction with SeventySix Capital Sports Advisory, will give fans of sports and seasoned sports bettors the opportunity to join sports celebs, betting professionals, and top industry executives in an online conference where they will share their experiences about the popular online betting industry.
Not only will the person assisting the event learn the ins and outs of the online gaming industry, but there will also be an opportunity for professionals looking to get into the betting industry to partake in an online career fair. BETFEST will provide an education program for beginners in sports betting, while also having a virtual meet-and-greet with brand ambassadors, sportsbook promos, and a job fair.
The event will include professionals from brands such as William Hill, the NBA, ESPN, and many more. Here is a breakdown of the key speakers for BETFEST and what they will be discussing.
BETFEST Online event key speakers
The BETFEST online event will include how the Capital One Arena became the first sports complex in the United States to offer sports betting to the public. That chat will be presented by Joe Asher, former CEO of William Hill US, and Zach Leonsis, SVP of Strategic Initiatives for Monumental Sports and Entertainment (owners of the Washington Wizards and Capitals).
Professional bettors such as Bill Krackomberger, Frank Betti, and Captain Jack Andrews will provide inside tips on how to become a better bettor and use every stat available to win big online.
Content writers such as The Athletics’ Senior NBA Writer Joe Vardon and Jeff Sherman, VP of Risk Management at Westgate Resorts will discuss betting on the NBA. While there will be a slew of speakers discussing how sports odds are created and what goes into sports betting. The speakers will be Doug Kezirian of ESPN’s Daily Wager, Aubrey Levy of theScore, Johnny Avello of DraftKings, Art Manteris of Station Casinos, Geoff Reiss of Yahoo! Sports, and Joseph Solosky of NASCAR.
For those looking for a career in the sports betting industry, the BETFEST Jobs Fair will be a unique opportunity for networking and seeing what job opportunities are out there in this fast and growing industry.