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bettingexpert – Monaco’s win in Dortmund tops the bill for April

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The Champions League tie between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco came out as the top match in April on bettingexpert, with Unibet the top bookmaker for the match at the Westfalenstadion. Statistics from the bettingexpert community showed 238 tips on the quarter final first leg, with 52 of those placed on Unibet (21%), 33 on bet365 (13.9%) and 19 on William …

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John O’Reilly: William Hill – Industry entering exciting new stage

John O’Reilly Non-Executive Director at William Hill told the Betting on Football conference audience that he is excited that betting is entering a new stage, following landscape changes to the industry and its key stakeholders. O’Reilly, a + 25-year industry veteran, has seen significant industry shifts in betting driven by new technology, changing consumer habits and regulatory change. With regards to …

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#bofcon2017 – Joey Barton case puts the spotlight on betting integrity

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The Commercial Director at AFC Wimbledon said that it is “naïve” to think that players aren’t still placing bets via surrogate accounts, despite the FA’s efforts to implement a blanket betting ban. Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Ivor Heller also promoted a return to the old system, whereby players can bet, but not in league or cup competitions in …

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Acquisition ready Amaya Inc hires Robin Chhabra as Group M&A lead

Seeking to boost its industry M&A and commercial competencies, Toronto TSX-listed Amaya Inc has hired former William Hill Group Director of Strategy and Corporate Development Robin Chhabra. As of yet, Chhabra has been given no official executive title, however joining Amaya he will act as corporate M&A lead as the firm’s governance seeks to expand its industry portfolio. An industry financing expert, …

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William Hill culls digital product management team as Crispin Nieboer leads division’s restructure

FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill has culled a number of senior management roles within the firm’s digital division, as the company seeks to restructure and re-strategize its online gambling assets. The restructure has seen William Hill depart with three senior staff members of its digital product operations; Stuart Weston as Sportsbook Director, James Curwen Chief Product Lead and Juergen Reutter Chief Experience …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner – Snap!!!! Here comes another UK General Election

The Conservative government has announced another summer of political frolics by calling for a Snap Election on 8 June, in order to gain a PM Theresa May a clean mandate for Brexit. SBC Bookies Corner discusses whether Theresa made the right call judging her opposition, and what impact if any will this Election have on the UK political landscape and …

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140 world class speakers confirmed for Betting on Football

Fortuna Entertainment Group CEO Per Widerstrom, GVC Holdings COO Shay Segev and Ladbrokes Ambassador Chris Kamara are just three of the key names presented by SBC Events for the most extensive senior speaker line-up ever seen at a sports betting industry event. 140 industry leading speakers will be addressing the 800+ delegates attending next week’s Betting on Football 2017 at …

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Graham Sharpe departs as William Hill media lead following 45-years of service

Graham Sharpe, William Hill’s Media Relations Director has confirmed to the Racing Post that he is leaving the bookmaker following 45 years of service. Sharpe who joined the bookmaker in 1972, has served as William Hill political betting lead and is the co-founder of the prestigious ‘William Hill Sportsbook of the Year’ prize, the firm’s longest serving sponsorship initiative. A …

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How long will trading be the heartbeat of betting? Betting on Football takes a look

The trading operation of a betting company is the heartbeat of the operation – at least for now. Marketing has long been eating into its functions, although the emergence of the live betting phenomenon means that the pendulum has swung back the way of trading teams. But for how long? Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May) will deliver a comprehensive …

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William Hill backs Tottenham Hotspur’s ‘Elevator Programme’

Bookmaker William Hill will support Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur community initiative the ‘Elevator Programme’, helping young people in London Borough of Haringey gain employment. The ‘Elevator Programme’ has been developed by The Tottenham Hotspur’s Foundation, which the bookmaker will contribute to and aid as its official club betting partner. Moving forward, the programme aims to provide 18 – 24-year-olds …

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