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William Hill implements ‘technology first’ strategy following tough 2015

Presenting its full year 2015 corporate results this morning (52-week period ending 29 December), William Hill governance detailed that the company had paid circa £87 million in additional UK gambling duties. The hefty tax charge would impact the FTSE listed betting operator’s top-line metric performance, with William Hill announcing FY 2015 operating profit slump of 22% to £291 million (FY …

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Kristof Fahy joins Ladbrokes as CMO

Ladbrokes is pleased to announce that Kristof Fahy has today joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer, leading on all brand and marketing activity across the Ladbrokes’ Digital and Retail offer. Kristof Fahy said: “I’m delighted to arrive at Ladbrokes at such an exciting time for the company. Ladbrokes has an extremely strong brand and I’m looking forward to building upon that strength with our …

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William Hill declares record operating profits in 2014

Reporting on its 2014 full year results, William Hill was able to declare a record operating profit of £372 million up 11% on FY 2013 £335 million. William Hill governance stated that its strong 2014 performance had driven by its continued product diversification, which had seen 40% of revenues generated from its digital channels. Key 2014 sporting events such as …

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888 ends William Hill takeover talks

Israeli igaming operator 888 Holdings has revealed that it has ended takeover discussions with William Hill Plc. The operator stated that the negotiations had been terminated due to significant differences in value and pricing as William Hill offered 888 Plc 200 pence per share. 888’s shares jumped more than 20% last Friday after it said it had received a takeover …

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Thomas Murphy departs as William Hill General Counsel

William Hill has announced that Thomas Murphy General Counsel and Head of Business Systems has stepped down from his role. Murphy’s General Counsel role will be replaced by Michael Leadbeater Head of Commercial. Murphy departs from William Hill after seven years of service, having joined as company secretary in January 2007. Murphy will join online travel platform technology provider Travelport …

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