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SBC to strengthen operator relationships with Kelly Kehn appointment

SBC to strengthen operator relationships with Kelly Kehn appointment

SBC has moved to further strengthen its close associations with the world’s leading sports betting and igaming operators with the appointment of Kelly Kehn to the key role of Global Relationships Director. Kehn is highly-regarded in the gaming industry, holding a number of senior positions over the last eight years, most recently as the Co-Founder of All-In Diversity Project, the …

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ARC’s Tony Kelly to join Hong Kong Jockey Club

Racecourse owner Arena Racing Company has announced that Managing Director Tony Kelly is set to leave the company at the end of July. Kelly will take up the role of Executive Director Racing Business & Operations with the Hong Kong Jockey Club in the autumn. Kelly joined the company in August 2004 as Group Finance Director of Northern Racing Ltd …

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Culture Secretary appoints new Gambling Commissioners

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has appointed three new Gambling Commissioners to the regulator’s 10-strong board.  Alison Hastings and Trevor Pearce CBE have both been given 4 year terms, while Jonathan Scott has been given 5 years. Alison Hastings is a Non-executive Director and Vice President of the British Board of Film Classification, a Press Complaints Commissioner, a Non-executive Director of …

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John Haddock promoted to Betfred CEO

Betfred managing director John Haddock has been promoted to the role of CEO. Haddock has been with the firm over 30 years and helped oversee the organisation’s huge expansion, going from c450 betting shops in 2004 to almost 1,400 today. The CEO chair has been vacant since Trevor Beaumont’s departure two years ago. Haddock told the Racing Post: “I’m delighted …

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Gala Coral gets Thorne on its side

Gala Coral Group has announced that Fiona Thorne has joined its management team in the newly created role of Corporate Affairs Director. Thorne, former CEO of Fishburn Hedges, takes up her new role in early April. She will report to Gala Coral Group CEO Carl Leaver. In the new role Thorne will be responsible for the development and delivery of …

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