IFBC 2017: Day One & Two Itinerary and Live Stream

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Update 8/5: Live Stream from Day Two

Update 8/4: Watch Stream from Day One

The International Football Betting Conference powered by Sportsbook Review is finally here. The IFBC 2017 takes place at the luxurious Sheraton Hotel & Casino in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Leading sports betting and gaming industry experts will be giving betting workshops over the two day event. SBR will live stream each workshop, which are being attended by sportsbook representatives, SBR Forum guests, and social media followers.

Below is an itinerary of this weekend's festivities, which are sponsored by YouWager, Intertops, and BetOnline.

Day One, Friday

All betting workshops take place at the Mezzanine floor in the ‘Salon Ambar’ banquet room. Read more about the speakers.

10:00AM
Speakers: Drew Martin & Teddy Covers
Topics: Differences in approach needed when betting NFL and NCAAF, futures, and money management.

11:00AM
Speaker: Matt Holt, VP of Business Development for CG Technology
Topic: Technology and the future of sports betting. A view from behind the counter.

1:00PM
Speaker: Gabe Morency
Topic: Bridging the gap between fantasy and sports betting. Keeping your emotions out of sports betting.

2:00PM
Speaker: Ed Feng
Topic: Turning a PHD into sports betting dollars. Statistical approach to sports betting.

5:00PM
$5,000 NL Texas Hold Em Poker Tournament sponsored by YouWager.

Where: Poker Room in Casino. Registration Closes at 4pm. Check in 30 minutes before to be seated. Only open to IFBC guests.

Format: Hyper turbo, five tables with each table paying $1,000 in 50%, 30%, 20% increments for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. (In the event that there are less tables, $5K divided among available tournament tables w/ same 50/30/20% payout structure).

Day Two, Saturday

10:00AM
Speaker: Clay Travis
Topic: Evolution of sports media and how to sniff out the BS, and thoughts on the upcoming football season.

11:00AM
SBR Roundtable with Peter Loshak and company
Topics: Live taping of weekly handicapping show.

1:00PM
Speaker: Marc Lawrence
Topic: Early season betting preview.

2:00PM
Speaker: Gil Alexander
Topic: What's in a betting line? Gil's philosophy and approach when it comes to picking winners.

9:00PM
Social mixer at Octavo Rooftop (8th floor of Sheraton). 4,000 colones cover charge to enter (approx $7).
Mingle & chat with event guests. Open to the public.

If you need to contact SBR staff or have any issues, check the IFBC email you received this week for cell phone numbers / WhatsApp contact info.

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