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APBGG: Industry cannot afford complacency on underage gambling

Industry figureheads and wider health and education stakeholders addressed the issue of whether children are really gambling – at the latest meeting of the ‘Parliamentary All Party Betting and Gaming Group’ (APBGG – 26 February 2019). The subject matter which has become a prominent issue for the UK gambling industry was discussed by –  David Williams, Director of Public Affairs …

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Rank Group appoints ‘media pro’ David Williams as new Public Affairs lead

London-listed gambling operator The Rank Group Plc (Rank) continues the restructuring of its senior executive management team, confirming the appointment of industry communications expert David Williams as new Director of Public Affairs.  Williams the former long-term Media & PR Director of Ladbrokes UK (2004-2017) joins Rank Group leadership, from newly formed racecourse pool-betting operator, Britbet, where he formerly served as …

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britbet unveils latest range of multi-leg bets

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britbet has revealed the latest range of multi-leg bets that the pool betting operator’s customers can enjoy when the racecourse-backed partnership launches in July. The GOLDPOT, SILVERPOT and PLACER bets will also feature new innovations, including life-changing minimum guaranteed prize pools, cash-out and consolation dividends. Cash-out will allow customers betting on the new multi-leg britbet products the option of cashing-out …

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How britbet is bringing innovation to pool betting

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Aiming to bring some much needed innovation to the pool betting landscape, britbet recently unveiled a plethora of new pool betting markets, as it looks to grow the value and target market of pool betting. We spoke to David Williams, the Director of Communications at britbet who detailed the importance of britbet’s fresh approach to pool betting, as well as …

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Britbet unveils fresh approach to pool betting

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Britbet has revealed details of some of its new bet types which will arrive on British racecourses this summer when the new pool betting operation launches. The pool betting operation has also outlined its ambition to deliver a flexible approach to take-out rates across their bet types for online Britbet customers. As well as the familiar win and place pools, …

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Britbet at centre of racecourse pool betting operations

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Through the formation of a new partnership, Britbet has been revealed as the customer facing brand for racecourse pool betting operations. As part of an agreement between the majority of British racecourses to offer pool betting services from July of this year, it has now been announced that Britbet will be its customer facing name. Under the terms of the …

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David Williams joins up with British Racing Bet

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British Racing Bet has a new Director of Communications, with it announced that David Williams is to join the firm. The entity has been founded by a vast majority of British racecourses, with the aim of delivering pool betting on British racing, it is also detailed the venture is to operate at in excess of 50 racecourses, upon its launch …

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K8 chooses EveryMatrix software for UK casino relaunch

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K8 Gaming cited the “large experience” and “solid background” built by EveryMatrix, after choosing the industry provider to drive the re-launch of its casino brand in the UK. The UK-K8 brand will also offer multiple sports betting options via EveryMatrix’s fully-managed sportsbook solution, while the site will also utilise EveryMatrix payment and affiliate platforms. David Williams, K8 Gaming Manager, said: …

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LADbible hires former Ladbrokes PR man Alex Donohue as ODDSbible partnerships lead

Ladbrokes long-term PR Manager and Head of News Alex Donohue has joined the LADbible Group taking on the role of Brand Partnerships Manager for its ODDSbible vertical. Donohue leaves the UK bookmaker following seven years of service within Ladbrokes’ PR and media relations team. Joining the LADbible Group, Donohue informed SBC that he was taking on a ‘newly created role’ …

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TRP dispute sees ARC shut down Ladbrokes racetrack betting points

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has ordered Ladbrokes to shut down its six racecourse properties due to its ongoing content dispute with joint-venture subsidiary The Racing Partnership (TRP). The bookmaker has been told that retail points at Doncaster, Wolverhampton, Lingfield, Worcester, Southwell and Windsor racetracks will be shut down for an ‘indefinite period’. ARC’s decision follows legal charges by TRP against …

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