Tag Archives: Tom waterhouse

BOSE: ESG can be financially beneficial if ‘handled right’

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policies are treated with scepticism by some, but companies may be underestimating the profitable potential of adopting such measures.  According to the speakers on the ‘Up and down the risk curve – is how we value sports betting changing?’ panel at the Betting on Sports Europe (BOSE) event, consumers are placing increasing value of ESG …

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Voxbet secures international investment to ‘drive international growth’

Sports betting software developer Voxbet has secured strategic funding from a number of international investors, led by Waterhouse VC CIO Tom Waterhouse and Tekkorp Capital CEO Matt Davey. The investments have been conducted via the two businessman’s respective firms, whilst Davey’s holding has leveraged the ‘expertise and experience’ of Robin Chhabra and Andy Clerkson, former executives at Fox Bet and …

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How Waterhouse VC is helping businesses ‘dominate their niche’

Our typical investment is “not well-understood” by most people, said Waterhouse VC Chief Investment Officer Tom Waterhouse, who outlined how his fund invests in businesses solving key problems for both the operator and the customer. He told SBC Americas why the fund is looking at high-growth opportunities in very specific areas, including companies within the emerging Metaverse space and those …

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Scientific Games appoints Glen Saville as global trading lead

Scientific Games has appointed Glen Saville as its new Senior Director, Global Trading, taking over from Benjie Cherniak. Based in Las Vegas, he will be responsible for growing Scientific Games’ global trading business overseeing Don Best Sports and SG’s European operations to offer a seamless, industry-leading service. With a wealth of operator experience within the global sports betting industry, Saville’s arrival adds strength to the …

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February Pains… European giants prepare for Australia rethink

February 2018 will be a landmark month for all industry stakeholders. The sector’s current agenda and context is dominated by the pending UK government’s judgement on industry FOBTs wagering and advertising standards. Nevertheless, it would be wise for all betting stakeholders to broaden their anxieties, as Australia moves to implement its ‘credit betting ban’ this 17 February, serving industry leadership …

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William Hill revives dormant Centrebet brand for Australian betting market

Seeking to expand its corporate presence within the Australian online betting sector, William Hill will implement a multi-brand strategy for the saturated market by reviving dormant brand Centrebet (Centrebet.com). The FTSE-listed bookmaker had acquired the Centrebet brand through its £450 million acquisition of online competitor Sportingbet’s ‘regulated market’ assets in 2013.   The move to revive Centrebet will likely surprise …

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William Hill Australia wins ‘Click to Call’ battle

William Hill Australia appears to have won the battle to keep its controversial ‘Click to Call’ betting feature, after the Australian Federal Police (AFP) announced that it would not investigate the operator for breaching online gambling laws regarding wagering on live sports markets In August, the operators ‘Click to Call’ feature had been referred to the AFP by the Australian …

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William Hill becomes first ever betting partner of the Australian Open

William Hill Australia has announced that it has become the first ever betting partner of the Australian Open Tennis Championships. William Hill Australia CEO Tom Waterhouse confirmed the partnership to the media today, as the operator becomes the first betting partner of a tennis Grand Slam tournament. The operator agreed its partnership with Tennis Australia and will work with event …

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Australian authorities getting pedantic over ‘in-play’ definition

The Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) and Federal Police (AFP) are stepping up their campaign against the betting industry over its in-play services by threatening action over bets taken during multiple day sporting events such as golf and cricket. Australian news sources report that the ACMA has asked William Hill, Crownbet and Sportsbet AU to clarify how wagers taken …

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Waterhouse stands by William Hill’s ‘Click to Call’ legality

Speaking to Australia’s Herald Sun, Tom Waterhouse William Hill Australia’s Chief Executive has publicly defended the operators ‘Click to Call’ feature that is currently being investigated by Federal Police. Whilst Australian market competitor Ladbrokes announced that it withdrew the feature in July. William Hill has stood by its product, claiming that it functions fall under the parameters of the nation’s …

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