Tag Archives: Camelot

Winning Post – Spain’s draft budget proposes good news for betting operators

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: Gambling and gender – what crisis? Gambling has been on the wrong side of practically every issue recently, especially in the UK. Entirely separately to gambling’s regular whipping, there has been …

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National Lottery rethink sees Camelot call for creative pitch

UK National Lottery operator Camelot Group has called for its first creative agency pitch in over 10-years, as the firm’s new leadership looks to revitalise the brand and messaging of the UK Lottery. To date, Camelot’s multi-million advertising account has been serviced by London marketing agency AMV BBDO (BBDO Group) who have acted as creative lead for National Lottery and EuroMillions …

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UKGC seeks Programme Director for National Lottery licence competition

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is seeking to recruit a Programme Director to work with its executive governance team on the upcoming National Lottery 4th licence competition. The commission informs that the Programme Director will be tasked with ‘laying the foundations’ for its National Lottery 2023 tender process. Since 1994 Camelot UK has held the exclusive rights to operate the …

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UKGC appoints James Mackay as ‘National Lottery 2023’ competition director

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has today confirmed the appointment of James Mackay as new Executive Director, charged with leading the next competition process for the licence of the UK National Lottery. A regulatory compliance and policy expert, Mackay joins UKGC leadership from UK rail networks’ supervisory body the Rail Delivery Group, where he most recently served as Head of …

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Camelot seeks to revamp The National Lottery’s retail and digital propositions

Camelot governance has issued further detail on implementing its four-point strategic recovery plan for the UK National Lottery, as the company seeks to overturn disappointing ticket sales and a downturn in fundraising for national charities. Further to the appointment of Nigel Railton as UK CEO of Camelot, the lottery group has outlined four key strategic objectives which will lead its …

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Camelot appoints Nigel Railton as UK CEO, tasked with ‘returning the National Lottery to growth’

UK National Lottery operator Camelot has today published its 2017/18 strategic review detailing major changes and initiatives for its operations and enterprise. Having undertaken a strategic review seeking to ‘return the National Lottery to Growth’, Camelot governance has confirmed the appointment of Nigel Railton as UK CEO. The appointment sees Railton the former Camelot International CEO, replace Andy Duncan (resigned …

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Racing Post welcomes new Tech leaders in Kryvossidis & Savoy

UK betting media group, The Racing Post has confirmed the appointment of Nikos Kryvossidis as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Kryvossidis takes over from Paul Carse who departed the business earlier this year. Kryvossidis joins Racing Post leadership team, from UK National Lottery operator Camelot Group, where he previously served as CTO of Camelot UK Digital properties (2015-2017). Kryvossidis has …

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Moving to OtherLevels: CRM specialist joins from Camelot

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Andy Dellbridge, the new Head of Professional Services and Customer Success at OtherLevels, has been charged with helping its clients to maximise their investment in digital messaging. Joining from Camelot, the operator of the UK’s National Lottery where he had been Head of CRM and Digital Player Communications since February 2016, he will be responsible for the management of OtherLevels’ …

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Camelot governance calls for strategic review following 2016/17 ticket sales slowdown

Updating the market and stakeholders, Camelot UK the operating company of The National Lottery has confirmed that it will carry out a ‘strategic review’ relating to its slowdown of ticket sales. The operator recorded National Lottery ticket sales for the 2016/17 financial year (1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017) of £6,925.3 million, representing an 8.8% decline set against 2015/2016 record …

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Camelot reaps rewards & recognition for ‘I Am Team GB’ National Lottery campaign

National Lottery operator Camelot UK has won three prestigious advertising awards this April for its 2016 Olympic marketing campaign ‘I Am Team GB’. The multi-media campaign launched last summer following the Rio 2016 Olympics, has been recognised as the ‘Best Sports Participation Event’ at the 2016/17 BT Sport Industry Awards held on 27 April. Hosting its annual awards on the …

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