Tag Archives: Bill South

Bill South: Traders are the frontline in the fight against betting corruption

Match-fixing and betting corruption is a major challenge for both operators and sports sanctioning bodies, due to the detrimental impact it has on the fairness of wagering markets as well as the integrity of sports. In a recent update published on the William Hill Plc website, Bill South, the company’s Director of Security and Community Affairs, discussed how effective match …

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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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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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Betting on Football shows how to follow the leaders

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For high level sports betting staff looking for a crash course in leadership, SBC Events has lined up an eight-panel agenda on the first day of Betting on Football 2017, covering key industry topics such as self-regulation, match-fixing, investment, market consolidation, new brands in football betting and affiliate leaders. The Leadership Track is one of four main tracks across the …

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Close to HOME…William Hill launches first ever ‘International Community Week’

FTSE-listed William Hill hosted its first ever ‘International Community Week’ in which employees across eight countries in four continents spent the week of 20-26th volunteering for local charities. The charity week was part of the company’s community and social initiative, ‘Close to HOME’, in which William Hill looks to support the local communities where its business properties are based. William …

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Top European football clubs sign up for Betting on Football 2017

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Betting on Football has demonstrated its pulling power amongst top football clubs in Europe by attracting representatives from clubs such as Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Celtic, VfL Wolfsburg, Arsenal, Chelsea, Rangers, Charlton Athletic, AC Milan, AS Roma, and organisations like La Liga and the Scottish Football Association. Representatives at #bofcon2017 will include Mark Davies, Head of New Business for reigning …

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Protecting its members from corruption is ESSA’s number one priority

Bill South, William Hill’s Director of Security and ESSA board member, is one of the many speakers at the Betting on Sports conference, which launches today. South is part of an integrity panel including Phil Suddick of the Tennis Integrity Unit and Alex Inglot from Sportradar, who will be discussing the latest trends in the battle again match fixing. South …

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Double Whammy – William Hill signs integrity agreements with the English and Scottish FA’s

Both the English FA and the Scottish FA have announced the signing of betting integrity memorandum of understandings (MoU) with William Hill to safeguard the sport. The two separate MoU’s cover all professional football events and associated governing bodies within England and Scotland, and within the jurisdiction of both FA’s. William Hill will exchange information with the two individual governing bodies related to suspected betting …

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