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SBC Magazine Issue 9: Esports future, online shift and Brazil betting soap opera

SBC Magazine

The future for esports betting, the regulatory soap opera in Brazil, a new COO for LeoVegas and how online gaming can drive the industry’s comeback are just some of the key topics in Issue 9 of SBC Magazine. Available to view online HERE, we start by analysing Sergey Portnov’s “calculated risk” approach to Parimatch leadership, before reflecting on how Carsten Koerl …

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GVC appoints Dean Shannon as Australia CEO

The governance of FTSE250 GVC Holdings Plc has this morning confirmed the appointment of Dean Shannon as inbound Chief Executive of its Australian division. Shannon will succeed Jason Scott as leader of GVC’s Australian business unit, overseeing the corporate development of ‘Ladbrokes Australia’ and ‘Neds’ brands. Prior to the appointment, Shannon has maintained a close relationship with GVC, serving as an …

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Home crunch triggers FTSE bookmakers’ Australian arms race

FTSE bookmaker William Hill Plc has lit-up the Australian gambling market, by confirming that it has entered ‘in-depth discussions’ with Crown Resorts to acquire its controlling 62% stake in online betting subsidiary Crownbet. The cumbersome merger of Tabcorp-Tatts has dominated the Australian betting industry’s agenda and context in 2017, however, seeking to expand its international assets William Hill may have …

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Ladbrokes Coral appoints Jason Scott as Ladbrokes Australia CEO

Ladbrokes Coral Plc has confirmed that Jason Scott will serve as its CEO of Ladbrokes Australia, following a ‘successful time in charge’ as the division’s interim leader. Last February, Scott was appointed interim CEO of Ladbrokes Australia, following the departure of Dean Shannon. Prior to the interim appointment, Scott had served as the division’s Trading Director. A key stakeholder in …

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Sponsorship Spotlight – Ladbrokes extends NRL presence with Newcastle Knights

Last month, Ladbrokes Australia extended its presence in the National Rugby League (NRL) by agreeing to sponsor the back of Newcastle Knights’ home and away shirts for the 2017 season. We caught up with interim CEO Jason Scott to discuss the early impact of the deal and the company’s approach to sponsoring both Newcastle Knights and the Gold Coast Titans in …

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Ladbrokes Coral appoints Jason Scott as interim CEO of Ladbrokes Australia

Updating the market, Ladbrokes Coral Plc has confirmed the appointment of Jason Scott as Interim Chief Executive of the Ladbrokes Australia division. Scott’s promotion to CEO is further supported by the appointment of Greg Sedgwick as Non-Executive Director. The confirmed appointments, see Scott a veteran executive of Ladbrokes Australia promoted with immediate effect to interim-CEO, following the departure of Dean …

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