James Ross

BHA’s Nick Rust honoured with OBE

Nick Rust, the British Horseracing Authority’s Chief Executive, will receive an OBE for his services to the sport of horse racing.  Having served in his position for nearly six years, Rust will officially step down as chief executive from 1 January.  During his tenure, Rust has dealt with various challenges including the changes to the Levy, overseeing the review of …

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SNP warned of inbound job losses over tier-2 casino closures

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been warned by UK casino leaders that “hundreds of Scottish jobs’” have been placed at risk following the SNP’s enforcement that casino venues should be temporarily shut. New Scottish Government COVID-19 emergency measures enforced that any region placed under ‘Level 2’ requires local casinos to close entirely. Bosses have called on the Scottish First …

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BOSE Digital: How fantasy sports differentiates itself from other sports products

Betting on Sports Europe - Digital

Speaking on the first day at the Betting on Sports Europe – Digital, Bjorn Fjellby, Co-founder of FanTeam, instructed delegates on how to effectively use fantasy sports as a complementary tool for sportsbooks to both acquire and retain customers. Taking part in a discussion entitled Reducing CPAs with Fantasy Sports, which was sponsored by Scout Gaming, Fjelby explained: “It’s a …

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