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‘Digitally Ready’ William Hill to ramp up marketing

Looking forward to a new European football season, FTSE-listed William Hill is preparing to undertake a significant marketing outlay in order to entice customers back to its digital sports betting products. Presenting to investors, William Hill’s strategy update, new Chief Executive Philip Bowcock detailed that the bookmaker was planning dynamic marketing campaigns, focusing on customer engagement through its social media …

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William Hill hails revenue growth amid 11% drop in profits

William Hill has claimed wagering growth across all four of its divisions in the first half of 2017, although profit before interest and tax was 11% lower than the corresponding period in 2016. However, given that there was some revenue growth (3% to £837.0m) against last year’s figures which had been boosted from the Euro 2016 tournament, and adjusted operating …

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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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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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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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