We’re ready to name the first expert judges of the awards ceremony - Betting Awards 2016 - devoted to the best bookmakers!
We present specialist who will choose the best this year:
- Dmitriy Sergeev, executive development director at Rambler&Co, involved in the promotion of sports projects. Sports and media market representatives also know him as the founder of a web publication championat.com. He has been a managing director at gazeta.ru from 2011 till 2013.
- Paruyr Shahbazyan, founder and owner of BookmakersRating.ru. He’s also an independent expert in sports betting and a professional player at betting shops with 12 years of experience.
- Nikolay Oganezov, director of Regional Association of Gaming Business in SFD. He’s one of the most experienced Russian experts of the betting market with more than 20 years of experience. Over this period, he’s been actively participating in operations of public and government commissions, expert groups and councils. A member of the dedicated committee at Chamber of Commerce and Industry and of working group in the matters of lottery business at the State Duma Budget Committee. Nikolay Oganezov is also the head of the self-regulating organization of bookmakers.
- Dmitriy Malkov, head of strategic development and marketing board at the FON betting shop. Started his career in 1999 in Marafon betting shop, where he has worked his way up from the cashier to head of regional department.
- - Aleksandr Tkachuk, editor in chief of BookmakersRating.ru. Independent expert of sports betting and a journalist. Has been working at BookmakersRating incse the launch of the project in 2012. Aleksandr has worked his way up from the news author to editor in chief and SMM project curator. This March, he has shared his experience of creating content for punters with participants of Betting Trends Forum in Moscow.
The competent judges would have to choose winners in six nominations. Owners of three more awards will be acknowledged by you – just go to http://bettingawards.ru/en and vote. Awards ceremony will take place on June 2, as part of exhibition-forum Russian Gaming Week.