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All-in Translations: One Flew Over the Football’s Nest

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They are known for localizing online casino content. Now they’re pleading football mania. All-in Translations CEO Roy Pedersen sums up 1,000 days at the football and betting crossroads to highlight the lessons learned. When I launched All-in Translations in Malta back in 2008, the company’s mission was to solve a very obvious problem: many of the people doing language localization …

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William Hill looks for its promise land striking Eldorado Joint-venture

FTSE250 bookmaker William Hill is set to significantly expand its US market propositions, entering a strategic joint-venture with Nasdaq casino and leisure group Eldorado Resorts.   Sky News has reported that William Hill governance is set to disclose its deal with Reno-based Eldorado, which at present operates twenty casino properties across ten US states. The pending agreement will see Eldorado …

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Sky Bet steps up with minimum bet guarantee

Sky Bet has become the latest online UK operator, to roll out a minimum bet guarantee to its customers. The guarantee will allow punters to bet to win £500 on Class 1 and Class 2 races from 10am on the morning of the race. The new minimum bet, which also applies to restricted customers, means that Sky Bet has become …

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William Hill enters mobile betting market in New Jersey

Just in time for the kick off of the much anticipated NFL season, William Hill and FanDuel are looking to enrich the sports betting experience in New Jersey, offering mobile betting to its punters. The two firms commenced offering mobile sports betting New Jersey on Saturday night, becoming part of the State’s growing mobile sports betting market and taking the number …

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Lyndsay Wright: William Hill – Unity & collaboration are key to beating problem gambling

Last July, William Hill governance launched its ‘Nobody Harmed by Gambling’ corporate initiative, outlining the industry’s biggest individual commitment to minimising gambling-related harms. Spearheading the FTSE betting group’s new social responsibility initiatives, Lyndsay Wright, Director of Strategy, Brand & IR details to SBC the significant operating and structural changes William Hill will undertake to fight problem-gambling on the front foot… …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – More of the same with yet more to come…

You’ve already read the headlines arising from the Gambling Commission’s 1 August response to its January 2018 consultation “Proposed changes to licence conditions and codes of practice linked to the fair and open licensing objective“. With effect from 31 October 2018 – just a matter of weeks away – changes to the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (“LCCP”) will mean that gambling …

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Partnership ready William Hill US set to undertake major recruitment drive

FTSE250 betting group William Hill Plc is set to undertake a major US recruitment drive, as corporate governance details that the company has significantly expanded its presence within Mississippi and West Virginia. On Friday, William Hill governance communicated that ‘subject to regulatory approval’, the company had agreed on lead sports betting supplier agreements with the following US casinos: Hard Rock Casino Hotel …

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Packing a punch: AJ joins William Hill global ambassador roster

William Hill has announced the signing of unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua OBE, as its new global brand ambassador. The sporting icon has signed an initial one-year deal with the bookmaker and will feature in the company’s exciting new integrated advertising campaigns over the next twelve months. AJ will also appear in the firm’s social media and PR activities, …

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William Hill notes ‘solid progress’ despite booking + £900 million FOBTs adjustment

FTSE bookmaker William Hill will settle exceptional charges and adjustments of £916 million, including a ‘£882 million non-cash impairment’ for its Retail division, as governance adjusts to the UK government’s Triennial Judgement reducing wagers on FOBTs machines to £2. Publishing its half-year 2018 results (26 weeks ending 27 June), William Hill governance has pre-booked corporate losses of £916 million, which …

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William Hill appoints ‘Media Pro’ Sharon Otterman as US marketing lead

FTSE-listed betting group William Hill Plc has confirmed the appointment of Sharon Otterman as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of its US division. A seasoned media executive, Otterman joins William Hill US senior leadership team from The Madison Square Garden Company, where she held the position of Executive Vice President for Marketing, leading the digital strategies of MSG venues and their …

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