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NEWS 6 December 2018
SBTech hires former Paddy Power Betfair exec as new COO
By Tim Poole

SBTech has appointed former Paddy Power Betfair B2B Director Dave Hammond as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Hammond joins the supplier on the back of 25 years in the gaming industry; 20 of which were spent at Inspired Gaming.

As part of his new duties, Hammond will oversee SBTech’s technology, research and development, operations and business analytics teams.

SBTech CEO Richard Carter said: "We’re delighted to have appointed Dave, whose vast operational experience and proven track record of implementing high-growth strategies in a host of senior industry roles will add huge value to the company as we continue to grow in the 20+ regulated markets we currently operate in. 

Hammond said: "I’m thrilled to have joined SBTech. The company’s proven omni-channel full platform technology is widely used and is rapidly being adopted by numerous well-known sports betting, gaming, horse racing and lottery brands on an international scale."

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Tackling the issue of UK self-exclusion

Harrison Sayers asks three industry executives about self-exclusion in UK gambling. Jack Symons, founder of Gamban, tells us why he saw it necessary to create his own self-exclusion software. Tracy Damestani, Chief Executive, National Casino Forum, explains how SENSE has long looked after those looking to avoid land-based casinos. Fiona Palmer, CEO of GAMSTOP, gives an update into the effectiveness of the UK’s National Online Self Exclusion Scheme.