Tag Archives: Joe Asher.

William Hill US expands Vegas profile by acquiring CG Technology sportsbooks

Further to publishing its Q3 trading statement this morning, FTSE bookmaker William Hill confirms that its ‘US division’ will expand its Las Vegas footprint by acquiring the sportsbook assets of CG Technology. CG Technology has operated Nevada-based sportsbooks since 2009, establishing six luxury wagering premises in The Venetian, The Palazzo, The Cosmopolitan, Palms Resort, the Tropicana and Silverton Casino. Furthermore, …

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William Hill US CEO to feature in Official Sports Betting Guide to G2E

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Live streaming of sports will be key for in-play betting in America, according to William Hill US CEO Joe Asher.  In an exclusive interview in the Official Sports Betting Guide to G2E, produced by SBC Magazine, Asher revealed: “I think live streaming for in-play is going to be really big in the US – one of the big opportunities in …

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William Hill appoints Robin Terrell as corporate Audit & Risk chair

FTSE bookmaker William Hill has moved to restructure its governance executive frameworks, confirming that Robin Terrell has been promoted as new chair of the firm’s corporate Audit & Risk Management Committee. Effective from 4 March 2019, Terrell will replace current Audit Chair David Lowden, who as previously announced will step down from the bookmaker’s board by March 2019. A commercial …

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William Hill US appoints Kenneth Fuchs as President of Digital

Kenneth Fuchs will bring “deep digital expertise” to William Hill US after the former CEO of STATS was appointed as President of Digital. Fuchs spent more than two years with STATS, a global sports data firm that counts Google, Apple, Amazon, ESPN, Microsoft and William Hill amongst its clients, as well as teams such as the New England Patriots and Golden States …

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Philip Bowcock – Global vision will reshape William Hill

William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock has stated to investors that his tenure will reshape the UK legacy bookmaker into a ‘digitally led and internationally diverse gambling business’. Speaking at the FTSE firm’s ‘Capital Markets Day’, Bowcock outlines the three strategic areas that will drive William Hill’s corporate turnaround, seeking to completely transform the bookmaker by: – Driving digital growth …

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William Hill US enters legal battle with FanDuel over copyright allegation

William Hill US has opened legal proceedings against competing sportsbook operator FanDuel, over alleged copyright infringement relating to a betting guide at the Meadowlands racetrack. The civil complaint filed by William Hill has outlined that the ‘How to Bet Guide’ distributed by FanDuel was identical to the Hill’s guide. One of the key passages in FanDuel’s guide features the wording …

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Power Play! William Hill & IGT partner targeting US lottery betting contracts

William Hill US and International Game Technology (IGT) have confirmed that they have entered a ‘multi-year agreement’, seeking to deliver sports betting provisions to US state licensed lottery incumbents. The alliance sees FTSE250 William Hill partner with IGT the leading technology systems supplier for North American lotteries. Last August, both organisations partnered to provide a ‘full-service sports betting solution’ for …

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Partnership ready William Hill US set to undertake major recruitment drive

FTSE250 betting group William Hill Plc is set to undertake a major US recruitment drive, as corporate governance details that the company has significantly expanded its presence within Mississippi and West Virginia. On Friday, William Hill governance communicated that ‘subject to regulatory approval’, the company had agreed on lead sports betting supplier agreements with the following US casinos: Hard Rock Casino Hotel …

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William Hill appoints ‘Media Pro’ Sharon Otterman as US marketing lead

FTSE-listed betting group William Hill Plc has confirmed the appointment of Sharon Otterman as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of its US division. A seasoned media executive, Otterman joins William Hill US senior leadership team from The Madison Square Garden Company, where she held the position of Executive Vice President for Marketing, leading the digital strategies of MSG venues and their …

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Home support – William Hill US sponsors Light FC Vegas

FTSE bookmaker William Hill has moved to expand its profile and coverage within Nevada, confirming that it will become the official betting partner of Las Vegas Lights FC (Lights FC). Playing in the United Soccer League, a division under MLS franchises, Lights FC is Las Vegas’ most popular professional soccer team, playing its games in Cashman Field (capacity: 10,000). The …

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