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How long will trading be the heartbeat of betting? Betting on Football takes a look

The trading operation of a betting company is the heartbeat of the operation – at least for now. Marketing has long been eating into its functions, although the emergence of the live betting phenomenon means that the pendulum has swung back the way of trading teams. But for how long? Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May) will deliver a comprehensive …

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William Hill backs Tottenham Hotspur’s ‘Elevator Programme’

Bookmaker William Hill will support Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur community initiative the ‘Elevator Programme’, helping young people in London Borough of Haringey gain employment. The ‘Elevator Programme’ has been developed by The Tottenham Hotspur’s Foundation, which the bookmaker will contribute to and aid as its official club betting partner. Moving forward, the programme aims to provide 18 – 24-year-olds …

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Bet365 holds firm despite changing bookmaker demand in Russia

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As the process of “squeezing out” foreign bookmakers in Russia gathers pace, bet365 is one of the only operators to avoid a decreased level of interest from Russian users. Data compiled by Bookmaker Ratings has shown that the practice of blocking online bookmakers prohibited in Russia has affected the number of inquiries via search engine Yandex, as users want to …

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No Grand National cheer for bookmakers as One For Arthur brings Scots glory

It appears that bookmakers will be counting the cost of One For Arthur’s Grand National win this Saturday, as Scotland gains its first Aintree champion stud since Rubistic in 1979. Updating the media, William Hill detailed that it had taken circa £25 million in Grand National bets, however the company will likely be paying out to Scottish punters who cashed …

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Betting on Football shows how to follow the leaders

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For high level sports betting staff looking for a crash course in leadership, SBC Events has lined up an eight-panel agenda on the first day of Betting on Football 2017, covering key industry topics such as self-regulation, match-fixing, investment, market consolidation, new brands in football betting and affiliate leaders. The Leadership Track is one of four main tracks across the …

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Close to HOME…William Hill launches first ever ‘International Community Week’

FTSE-listed William Hill hosted its first ever ‘International Community Week’ in which employees across eight countries in four continents spent the week of 20-26th volunteering for local charities. The charity week was part of the company’s community and social initiative, ‘Close to HOME’, in which William Hill looks to support the local communities where its business properties are based. William …

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Worldpay’s Ruth Prior joins William Hill as new CFO

FTSE-listed William Hill Plc continues its executive team restructure confirming the appointment of Ruth Prior as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior who joins William Hill, from leading global payments provider Worldpay, where she served as Deputy CFO (2013 -2017), will takeover the operator’s financial leadership duties of Philip Bowcock who last month was promoted to William Hill Group …

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Wyjście…William Hill withdraws all services from Poland

FTSE-listed William Hill has become the latest industry operator to fully withdraw its services from the newly regulated Polish online betting market. This week the bookmaker confirmed its market withdrawal to customers and media partners stating that it would shut down its Polish betting services on 1 April. The bookmaker has asked its marketing partners to stop all campaigns and …

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Bookmakers odds-on for Scots Referendum ‘Part Deux’ before 2020

As Prime Minister Theresa May is handed the right to ‘trigger Article 50’ by Parliament, beginning the negotiations for the UK to leave the European Union, Scotland’s SNP has begun to push for its ‘second referendum’ appeal. Declaring SNP’s political intent, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon stated that her party would seek for a government referendum approval between the autumn 2018-2019 …

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William Hill tests ‘interactive shop windows’ for Cheltenham 2017

Bringing innovation and player engagement to its retail betting shops, bookmaker William Hill has launched a series of interactive shop window takeovers promoting its Cheltenham Festival 2017 offers and market odds. The project led by Leeds-based retail and leisure marketing agency Savvy, will see William Hill promote a live in-store campaign utilizing interactive holograms of racehorse and jockeys. The horses …

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