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‘The Avenue’ Central London announced as new home for William Hill Tech & Marketing

FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill is set to open its new technology and marketing dedicated office at ‘The Avenue’ on Tottenham Court Road in Central London. The bookmaker will move its technology development and online marketing operations within the new building operated by commercial real-estate developer Exemplar and property investment firm Ashby Capital. The Avenue a 30,000 sq ft office building, …

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Spectrum Gaming & Gaming Economics: Go West…The opportunities for European providers as land-based gaming meets online in US

As European betting and gaming markets saturate and see industry-wide costs driven up, the USA may provide fertile land for European betting stakeholders as US gambling giants redefine their customer propositions.  In a soon to be published industry White Paper, Spectrum Gaming and Gaming Economics assess current market dynamics, issues and stakeholder opportunities.  ______________________ Overseas online operators and providers who hope …

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William Hill – Uncertainty reigns in ‘Game of Thrones’ markets

With series seven of Game of Thrones rapidly approaching, William Hill’s market for who will end series eight as the ruler of the kingdom took a sudden and unexpected spike. Cersei Lannister came in from 14/1 to become the overnight favourite at just 5/2. However, despite a mass influx of overnight bets, Cersei has drifted back out in the market …

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McGregor’s punchy press performances proving popular with punters

Almost as anticipated as the fight itself, last week’s Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather vs ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor press conferences have evoked the imagination of punters. The tenacity of McGregor appears to have renewed faith from punters that he has something unpredictable planned for 26 August. Paddy Power’s Lee Evans told SBC: “We were forced to cut the odds on McGregor …

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NBA season finale claims June top spot on bettingexpert

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The last game of the NBA Finals between Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers was the top match on bettingexpert in June, with more tips than for the Champions League final. The Warriors beat the Cavaliers 120-129 at the Oracle Arena in California to cap a 4-1 triumph, after becoming the first team in NBA playoff history to reach the …

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City views tough Q2 trading outlook for FTSE bookmakers

Industry market analysts are weary of FTSE listed operator stock performance, taking the position that ‘punter friendly’ sporting results, rising costs and a tough 2016 comparable period, will have hindered all-round Q2 trading. As FTSE-listed bookmakers prepare to announce their full H1 trading results this coming July and August. City analysts have placed a gloomy forecast for industry H2 performance, …

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William Hill closes down Tel Aviv tech office

FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill is reported to be closing down its Tel Aviv (Israel) office, which will see the company make approximately 200 staff members redundant. Israeli news sources have reported that William Hill has warned Tel Aviv staff of the impending office closure, with the company beginning to cull staff numbers. The company aims to make 200 of its …

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William Hill takes title sponsorship of St Leger Festival

Agreeing to terms with racecourse operator Arena Racing Company (ARC), William Hill will become the new title sponsor of the St Leger Festival, a heritage event for UK racing stakeholders. Signing a three-year deal, the four-day festival will now be rebranded as ‘The William Hill St Leger Festival’ (13-16 September). Further to its sponsorship, William Hill has boosted the prize …

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Betting on Sports announces eight conference tracks ahead of September event

SBC Events has increased its focus on industry leading content and thought leadership debate at this year’s Betting on Sports conference (#boscon2017 13-15 September) to meet the demands of organisations sending staff from multiple areas of the business. The second incarnation of the largest international sports and betting trade conference will introduce no fewer than eight conference tracks combined with …

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Erlang Solutions: From bet365 to William Hill – how functional programming wins at the bookies

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With the Grand National behind us, and the Champions League final fast approaching, we wanted to know how bookmakers keep up with demand. To find out, we sat down with the experts at Erlang Solutions – CEO Stuart Whitfield and Francesco Cesarini, Founder and Technical Director. ____________________________________ SBC: bet365 are widely respected as the leader in online betting – what …

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