Kirsty Gallacher, a former Sky Sports presenter, and 3-time UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year, Peter Schmeichel, have been confirmed to be the hosts for this year’s SBC Awards, which will be held on the 4th of December 2018, at the stunning HAC Artillery Garden. The awards recognise the achievements of online casinos and affiliates, as well as suppliers from across all the major disciplines including payments, marketing, platform providers and data.
Outstanding Sports Personalities Hosting SBC Awards Show
Having made her television debut in 1998, Gallacher has gone onto become one of the most recognisable faces in sports broadcasting, enjoying an illustrious 20-year career on Sky Sports. She was recently confirmed as Brand Ambassador of William Hill.
Gallacher will be joined on stage by Schmeichel, the legendary goalkeeper who enjoyed a trophy-laden eight-year spell at Old Trafford.
Gallacher will be joined on stage by Schmeichel, the legendary goalkeeper who enjoyed a trophy-laden eight-year spell at Old Trafford and helped his native Denmark to unexpected success at the 1992 European Championships in Sweden. The “Great Dane” lifted the Premier League in five of his eight seasons with Manchester United, as well as three FA Cup’s and a League Cup, before captaining the side to Champions League glory as the final part of the club’s infamous 1999 treble winning season.
There will be a Q&A on stage before the start of the awards, where Schmeichel will be answering questions about his career.
Schmeichel will be available for meet and greets throughout the evening, while there will be a Q&A on stage before the start of the awards, in which Gallacher will be asking the questions for Schmeichel to answer about his career.
Both Celebrities Pleased to Be the Hosts
Schmeichel said: “It is a pleasure to be associated with the SBC Awards, an increasingly important indicator of the highest performing companies in sports betting - a sector that continues to play a significant role in the world of sports, and particularly football."
Gallacher added: "Having witnessed first-hand the excitement around SBC organised events, I can't wait for the SBC Awards 2018. Given my long association with football, it is particularly exciting for me to share the stage with a true footballing legend.”
Closing off a Successful Year in Style
This year’s Christmas-themed ceremony has been expanded to recognise excellence across 38 categories, which includes 12 Operator/Affiliate awards and 20 Supplier Awards, alongside five new Casino Beats Awards and the inaugural Leader of the Year Award.
Rasmus Sojmark, CEO & Founder of SBC commented: “We are very proud to have two such outstanding sports personalities hosting this year’s SBC Awards. Peter Schmeichel and Kirsty Gallacher will play a big part in delivering an unforgettable awards evening to close off a successful year in style.”
Traditionally, all attendees will also be treated to a champagne and cocktail reception, an exclusive 3-course seated dinner and unlimited wine, beer, spirits and mixers on the table, alongside evening entertainment, including one of London’s top DJs.