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Tipico and CVC enter William Hill offcut chase  

Tipico, Germany’s biggest betting firm, is reported to be ‘among the frontrunners’ vying to acquire William Hill’s UK and European offcuts, put up for sale by Caesars Entertainment. As reported by Sky News this afternoon, ‘City sources’ have disclosed that Tipico tabled a ‘credible offer to Caesars’ – who have priced William Hill’s surplus units at a combined value of …

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GambleAware names Entain as top Q1 donor with £2m contribution

GambleAware has published its list of Q1 betting industry donors, revealing that Entain topped its list of contributors with a donation of £2 million. GambleAware currently requests that all licensed operators donate 0.1% of their gross annual gambling yield directly to GambleAware, whilst firms with an annual gross gambling revenue under £250,000 per annum are asked to donate a minimum …

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William Hill rides as title sponsor of Racing League  

William Hill has become the title sponsor of the inaugural ‘Racing League’ – UK horse racing’s first team-based competition which aims to revive public interest in the heritage sports.     Beginning on Thursday 29 July at Newcastle Racecourse, the Racing League will feature 12 teams riding in 36 handicap races, with the competition taking place over a six-week period. Competition organiser …

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William Hill: Striking a positive workplace balance for post-lockdown business

As the sector emerges from COVID-19 lockdowns, the challenge of maintaining a positive balance between workplace safety and business efficiency has been on the minds of leadership teams.  Speaking to SBCNews, Mark Skinner, Chief People Officer at William Hill, discussed the company’s ‘Balance Project’, a hybrid working strategy informed by employee feedback, with the objective of creating a safe and …

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Boston’s Advent fund joins William Hill’s chasing pack 

Boston-based private equity fund Advent International has been cited as a new suitor vying to purchase William Hill’s UK and European assets.  As reported by The Times, Advent joins a raft of companies who have stated their interest in acquiring William Hill UK and European offcuts, made expendable by new owner Caesars Entertainment in its pursuit to become the US …

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City examines vital interims as gambling faces sweeping judgement calls  

From London to Wall Street, the interim results of global gambling’s listed incumbents will be probed as the industry faces systemic changes inbound during the second-half year trading. Though the finely balanced outcome of the UEFA Euro 2020 Championships will impact incumbents bottom lines – city analysts will be focused on evaluating which companies are best equipped to thrive in …

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1account initiates consultation regarding multiple account holders

1account has initiated a consultation with leading gambling industry figures for views on how digital technology can assist gamblers with tracking their financial position across multiple accounts in real time. The firm has cited research from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), the average UK gambler has three betting accounts, whilst younger gamblers are likely to have five or more accounts. …

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‘Fakta om spel’ site launched to ‘increase awareness’ about Swedish market

The ‘Fakta om Spel’ (Facts about Gambling) website has been launched by four of Sweden’s largest operators, with the aim of increasing awareness of the country’s gambling market. First announced last month and developed in cooperation with BOS, the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling, the new website has the backing of Betsson, Kindred Group, LeoVegas and William Hill. Fakta …

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Big Step makes Scottish football debut with Edinburgh City partnership

Edinburgh City FC has become the latest football club, and the first in Scotland, to partner with Gambling with Lives’ Big Step initiative. A grassroots project, the Big Step’s primary aim is to ‘kick gambling ads out of football’, and has the backing of several MPs including the Labour Party’s Carolyn Harris, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on …

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Soft2Bet secures MGA licences to push forward with international growth

Soft2Bet has strengthened its status in the European gaming sector after acquiring licences from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) for two of its brands, Campobet and YoyoCasino. CampoBet is one of Soft2Bet’s best performing brands in Europe, offering a range of sports betting options and casino games as part of a ‘all-in-one entertainment experience,’ whilst YoYo casino had be tailored …

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