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Inspired agrees five year contract extension with William Hill

Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the leading supplier of SBG Video Lottery and Virtual Sports products, today announces it has signed a five-year extension to its long-term partnership with William Hill for the supply of server-based video lottery gaming machines and Virtual Sports. The new contract also includes over 4,000 additional Eclipse cabinets in William Hill’s 2,400 licensed betting offices. The premium …

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Tom Waterhouse appointed as CEO of William Hill Australia

William Hill has appointed Tom Waterhouse, as Chief Executive Officer of William Hill Australia. Waterhouse is expected to take charge of the bookmakers Australian igaming division by the end of the July. The operator had been seeking to appoint a CEO for its Australian operations, former Sportingbet Australia Managing  Director Michael Sullivan had been overseeing regional operations for the bookmaker. …

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Colin Cole-Johnson joins Rank Group as Director of Digital Gaming

Henry Birch, Rank Group’s recently appointed CEO, has recruited former William Hill colleague Colin Cole-Johnson to head up Rank Group’s digital gaming division. Cole-Johnson will be in charge of Rank digital assets for Mecca Bingo and Grosvenor Casinos, plus potential future brands. Cole Johnson joins Rank as former director of igaming for William Hill, representing Henry Birch first significant appointment, …

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Bookmakers count the cost of Oscar consolation

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Germany’s 7-1 demolition of Brazil has left some bookmakers scratching their heads over how some of their punters still managed to make money from correct score predictions. Four Paddy Power customers bet on the 7-1 scoreline, with one Essex punter seeing his £5 stake turn into £2,500. Spokesperson Josh Powell commented in the Paddy Power Blog: “If you think it …

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William Hill appoints Henderson as new CEO

William Hill PLC has appointed James Henderson as Chief Executive Officer of the group, effective from 1 August 2014. He is appointed to the Board as CEO Designate with immediate effect. James Henderson has been with the Group for 29 years and is currently Group Director, Operations, with oversight for the UK Retail business, Online, William Hill Australia and William …

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Bookmakers count cost of England’s early exit

British bookmakers are cursing their luck that England delivered such a dire display and see themselves dumped out of the World Cup at such an early stage. They had been been anticipating a monumental haul this tournament, one which would provide a financial breakwater ahead of the forthcoming tax changes. William Hill predicted a turnover double that of the previous …

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William Hill takes Inspired mobile games

Inspired Gaming Group, supplier of SBG Video Lottery and Virtual Sports content, has announced a deal with William Hill to supply premium HTML5 games to its mobile gaming platform. William Hill Online is a leader in the UK’s online betting and gaming business and one of Europe’s largest online gambling operators. The first HTML5 game launched under the new partnership …

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Trinity Mirror launches Mirrorracing.com with William Hill

William Hill and UK Newspaper group Trinity Mirror have announced the launch of a new betting focused racing website – Mirrorracing.com The launch of Mirrorracing.com will represent the third igaming related product released by Trinity Mirror this 2014, following the launch of affiliate betting websites – Mirror Free Bets and Mirror Football. The website aims to give horse racing enthusiasts …

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