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UKGC and DCMS need to ‘be more strategic’ with gambling regulation, says NAO report

The National Audit Office (NAO) has suggested that the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) and Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) should be ‘incentivising companies to do more to make gambling safer beyond meeting minimum requirements’.  The report, which primarily looks at the ways in which the gambling industry is regulated, suggested that the UKGC and DCMS should ‘be …

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William Hill announces hospitality guru Roger Devlin as new Chairman

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Roger Devlin is to leave his post as Chairman of Sports Information Services (SIS) after nine years, to become Group Chairman of William Hill. Departing his role at SIS on January 31 next year, Devlin will is to become the William Hill Chairman Designate on February 1, before being appointed Chairman when current incumbent Gareth Davis steps down on April …

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‘Impossible’ task of finding a new Ralph Topping

William Hill chairman Gareth Davies has described the task of finding a like-for-like replacement for CEO Ralph Topping as ‘impossible’. With Topping looking to take retirement next year, it has fallen to Davies to head up the search for his successor and it is something that he ‘really goes to town on’. Speaking with CITY AM, Davies said that Topping …

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