Tag Archives: EGR Magazine

Sky Betting & Gaming hires Giovanna D’Esposito as Sky Bet Italia MD

Bolstering its European operations, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has appointed Giovanna D’Esposito as Managing Director of Sky Bet Italia. Industry news source EGR Magazine reports that the former Paddy Power Italy MD, will be charged with establishing and leading SB&G products within the Italian market, as the firm looks to grow its operations outside of its core UK marketplace. …

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Andrew Bagguley departs as Ladbrokes Digital MD

Industry news source EGR Magazine has broken the news that Ladbrokes Managing Director of Digital Andrew Bagguley has left the operator after only six months in the leadership role. Bagguley the former Ladbrokes Director of Mobile Devices (January 2014 – April 2015), had been promoted to the role vacated by incumbent CEO Jim Mullen, with the aim to continue the …

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William Hill rolls out ‘Priority Access’ with Mastercard

William Hill has partnered with Mastercard to launch ‘Priority Access’ its pre-paid card which will allow customers direct access to funds held in their accounts. William Hill Customers will be able to use the cards anywhere a debit or credit card is accepted. William Hill disclosed to industry news source EGR Magazine that the card had been rolled out to …

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eGaming Review publishes EGR Operator Marketing & Innovation Awards shortlist

Industry news source eGaming Review has announced its shortlist for the 2015 EGR Operator Marketing & Innovation Awards. The second EGR Operator Marketing & Innovation Awards, aims to recognise the operators who have contributed the most to product innovation and creative marketing in order to enhance the online betting and gambling sectors. This year’s awards, sees European operator Unibet lead …

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Betfair appoints Johnny Devitt as new Chief Marketing Officer

Betfair has appointed Director of Online Marketing Johnny Devitt as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Industry news source EGR Magazine, confirmed the appointment of Devitt who will take over marketing and branding initiatives for Betfair. The operator had created the senior management role following the departure of former Brand Director Mark Ody as Betfair merges online marketing and branding responsibilities under …

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James Arnold leads Betway’s re-launch of Dream Bingo

Former Boylesports Chief Marketing Officer James Arnold will lead Betway’s re-launch of Microgaming powered DreamBingo.com. Betway is targeting a leading UK market position for its online bingo product following an overhaul of its division. The re-launch will see Dream Bingo supported with a new website and brand. Arnold further confirmed to EGR Magazine that Dream Bingo would soon launch new …

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UKGC delays appointment of Jenny Williams Chief Executive replacement

Industry news source EGR Magazine has revealed that the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) will not name a successor to outgoing Chief Executive Jenny Williams until the conclusion of May’s UK General Election. The UKGC had announced in September 2014, that Williams was due to depart as its Chief Executive following 10 service leading UKGC operations. The regulatory body had hoped …

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Martin steps down as CEO of 666Bet

Barry Martin CEO of sports betting operator 666Bet has resigned from his position leading the UK betting market newcomers. The news of Martin’s decision to relinquish the operators CEO position was first reported by industry news source EGR Magazine on Friday 22 January. EGR Magazine reports that Martin has decided to take up a new consultancy role under KPI Gaming …

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Head of PR Jiwani leaves Stan James

Stan James Head of PR Rory Jiwani has left the operator to pursue personal projects. Stan James confirmed the departure of Jiwani to industry news source EGR Magazine. The news of Jiwani’s departure comes after the Gibraltar based operator announced the re-launch of its website StanJames.com. Stan James further confirmed that it would support its new website with a new …

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Boylesport re-brands and launches new marketing for UK push

Irish bookmaker Boylesports has undergone a re-brand, as the bookmaker set to target the UK gambling market. Boylesports’ founder John Boyle and champion jockey Barry Geraghty unveiled the new Boylesport brand at a special event in Dublin. Industry news source EGR Magazine reports that the re-brand will be supported by a new multi-content advertising campaign, which will be launched in …

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