Tag Archives: David Williams

SBC Digital Summit: Measured approaches ‘need to be based on evidence’

With this week’s announcement by the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) that it has agreed to voluntarily remove all gaming product advertising on TV and radio during the COVID-19 lockdown, the subject of safer gambling is hot on the thoughts of people in the industry. Speaking at the SBC Digital Summit, Andy Danson, partner at Bird and Bird, and a panel …

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APBGG: Industry cannot afford complacency on underage gambling

Industry figureheads and wider health and education stakeholders addressed the issue of whether children are really gambling – at the latest meeting of the ‘Parliamentary All Party Betting and Gaming Group’ (APBGG – 26 February 2019). The subject matter which has become a prominent issue for the UK gambling industry was discussed by –  David Williams, Director of Public Affairs …

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Rank Group appoints ‘media pro’ David Williams as new Public Affairs lead

London-listed gambling operator The Rank Group Plc (Rank) continues the restructuring of its senior executive management team, confirming the appointment of industry communications expert David Williams as new Director of Public Affairs.  Williams the former long-term Media & PR Director of Ladbrokes UK (2004-2017) joins Rank Group leadership, from newly formed racecourse pool-betting operator, Britbet, where he formerly served as …

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britbet unveils latest range of multi-leg bets

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britbet has revealed the latest range of multi-leg bets that the pool betting operator’s customers can enjoy when the racecourse-backed partnership launches in July. The GOLDPOT, SILVERPOT and PLACER bets will also feature new innovations, including life-changing minimum guaranteed prize pools, cash-out and consolation dividends. Cash-out will allow customers betting on the new multi-leg britbet products the option of cashing-out …

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Britbet unveils fresh approach to pool betting

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Britbet has revealed details of some of its new bet types which will arrive on British racecourses this summer when the new pool betting operation launches. The pool betting operation has also outlined its ambition to deliver a flexible approach to take-out rates across their bet types for online Britbet customers. As well as the familiar win and place pools, …

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K8 chooses EveryMatrix software for UK casino relaunch

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K8 Gaming cited the “large experience” and “solid background” built by EveryMatrix, after choosing the industry provider to drive the re-launch of its casino brand in the UK. The UK-K8 brand will also offer multiple sports betting options via EveryMatrix’s fully-managed sportsbook solution, while the site will also utilise EveryMatrix payment and affiliate platforms. David Williams, K8 Gaming Manager, said: …

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LADbible hires former Ladbrokes PR man Alex Donohue as ODDSbible partnerships lead

Ladbrokes long-term PR Manager and Head of News Alex Donohue has joined the LADbible Group taking on the role of Brand Partnerships Manager for its ODDSbible vertical. Donohue leaves the UK bookmaker following seven years of service within Ladbrokes’ PR and media relations team. Joining the LADbible Group, Donohue informed SBC that he was taking on a ‘newly created role’ …

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