Tag Archives: WHLabs

Jamie Hart departs as Managing Director of Sun Bets

New UK bookmaker Sun Bets has confirmed that Managing Director Jamie Hart is set to leave the leadership position having chosen to join Romanian betting operator SuperBet (SuperBet.ro).  Both Sun Bets management and Jamie Hart confirmed the departure to SBC, with the operator having begun the search for a new leader. Australian gambling operator Tabcorp, joint venture partner with News …

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Hart steps down as William Hill innovation director

Jamie Hart Director of Innovation & Customer Experience for William Hill has confirmed his official departure from the bookmaker. Hart who had re-joined the company in 2008 heading up in-house development, had played a central part in the creation of William Hill industry innovation incubator WHLabs. As innovation director, Hart had overseen the development and integration of William Hill core …

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Stu Weston – William Hill – Building Trafalgar

October 2015 saw William Hill launch its new sports betting platform ‘Trafalgar’. The in-house developed platform aims to create a joint web and mobile infrastructure for the operator as it seeks further differentiation in a saturated betting market. SBC spoke to Stu Weston William Hill Sportsbook Director on the creation and development of Trafalgar, and why William Hill is prioritising innovation …

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BetGame wins £150,000 William Hill WHLabs Accelerator Programme

Hosting its first ever industry innovation showcase at The Trampery (Shoreditch – London), William Hill announced esports betting platform BetGame as the winner of its WHLabs Accelerator Programme. BetGame a Manchester start-up focused on bridging the gap between mainstream console gaming and casual betting will take home £150,000 prize. William Hill will also partner with the unique start-up to maximise …

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William Hill appoints Crispin Nieboer as interim digital MD

Further to this morning’s 2015 (unaudited) performance update, FTSE listed betting operator William Hill has confirmed that Crispin Nieboer will replace Andrew Lee as Manging Director of its digital business division on an interim basis. Lee who has served as MD of William Hill Digital since 2012, has been placed on gardening leave, with the operator yet to announce his …

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WHLabs – William Hill to launch trio of iOS apps in 2015

William Hill, industry innovation incubator WHLabs has detailed the upcoming launch of three in-house developed first iOS apps that will offer brand new ways for its customers to bet. The free-to-download apps -– Cheer Me Up, Yes/No and Rapid, are currently being BETA tested. WHLabs management revealed that the apps are  being launched to customers outside of the core sportsbook, …

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Crispin Nieboer – data & personalisation are the key to William Hill’s future growth

Tasked with leading new innovation for William Hill, Crispin Nieboer Director of Corporate Development & Innovation believes refining data for a  further personalised customer engagement as the operator’s key to future growth. Nieboer a founding team member of WHLabs, William Hill’s specialist industry incubator shed personal insight to marketing news source The Drum. With regards to data and customer personalisation, …

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William Hill rolls out Project Trafalgar

William Hill today announces the full roll-out of Project Trafalgar, its new sports betting platform. The in-house developed project consists of a new website infrastructure and new mobile app, will aim to enhance the customer engagement with a clean, responsive layout and faster in-play betting as well as representing a powerful platform for future development. The new front end provides …

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William Hill announces finalists for WHLabs accelerator programme

William Hill accelerator WHLabs has announced the finalists chosen to take part in the betting industry’s first technology accelerator programme. WHLabs and their partner and co-investor L Marks will support the innovative start-ups for three months, with the aim of helping the teams deliver compelling new in-store, online or omni-channel customer experiences. Each of the five companies accepted into the …

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William Hill – WHLabs delighted with quality of accelerator applicants

Issuing an update on its industry accelerator programme, William Hill has stated that it has been delighted with the level and quality of the applications it has received. In June the operator announced that it had opened strategic start-up accelerator programme WHLabs in London and Tel Aviv in order to target future market growth and product innovation. William Hill is …

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