Tag Archives: Dan Taylor

Betting bosses withdraw from upcoming APPG hearing

GVC Holdings Group CEO Kenneth Alexander has withdrawn from this week’s Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group (GRH APPG) hearing, with the group’s chair Carolyn Harris MP branding the executive’s decision ‘outrageous’. The APPG hearing, which will specifically focus upon identifying and resolving harms caused by online gambling, brings together representatives from a number of leading UK operators including GVC, William Hill …

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Peter Jackson – ‘Paddy Power will return to growth’

Presenting his first trading updating as Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) Group Chief Executive Peter Jackson has prioritised ‘returning growth to Paddy Power operations’. Updating investors on a successful full-year 2017 performance, in which PPB outperformed its market expectations, Jackson sets a high bar for PPB executives in 2018. Jackson praised PPB development teams for delivering the group’s combined platform system …

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Peter Jackson makes first moves as Paddy Power Betfair CEO

Having taken over the official leadership duties of Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) this week, new Chief Executive Peter Jackson has announced two major executive appointments for the FTSE100 bookmaker. Issuing a short statement, PPB governance confirmed the promotion of Dan Taylor to the newly created role of Chief Executive of Europe. A Paddy Power executive since 2015, Taylor has previously …

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Racing Post & BGT put content & information first with successful launch of new terminal retail product

Continuing its strategic partnership with Playtech subsidiary Best Gaming Technology (BGT), the Racing Post has combined to launch its new horseracing and greyhound product across + 12,000 self-service betting terminals within multiple UK operator retail betting estates. The partnership sees Racing Posts digital content which includes detailed racecards, the latest form, results, race predictor, Spotlight tips, key stats and trainer/jockey …

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Paddy Power bolsters retail racing content with The Racing Partnership (TRP)

Updating the market, Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) has announced that it has agreed a long-term racing media rights deal The Racing Partnership (TRP). The partnership will see TRP content distributed throughout PPB’s Paddy Power retail betting estates from the 1 January 2017. TRP racing content will now include UK all-weather racing from Lingfield Park, Southwell and Wolverhampton tracks. Additionally, Paddy …

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Paddy Power Retail MD Christian Woolfenden exits

The Irish Independent has reported that Paddy Power Retail Managing Director Christian Woolfenden has left the operator, moving back to the UK. The newspaper reports that, Head of Retail Operations Dan Taylor, will fill the role vacated on an interim basis. Woolfenden leaves Paddy Power following five years’ service, primarily as Chief Marketing Officer (2010 – 2014). During his tenure …

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