Busy day of intercounty action to come

first_imgAnd there’s another familiar contest at Kingspan Breffni Park where Donegal and Monaghm will meet in their Ulster semi-final replay.The action begins at 7pm.In hurling, there are four games today in the first round of the All Ireland Qualifiers.Wexford will play host to Offaly in an all-Leinster contest at Innovate Wexford Park this afternoon, where there’s a half-past three start time.Also this evening, Westmeath will host Limerick at Cusack Park from 5pm.And there’s a 7 o’clock throw-in for the other two qualifier contests.Clare host Laois at Cusack Park in Ennis, while there’s a potential epic on the cards at Pairc Ui Rinn, where Cork will be playing host to the Dublin hurlers. The opening game of the day is the re-scheduled All-Ireland football qualifier between Laois and Armagh at O’Moore Park.After Laois were found to have used one-too-many subs during their victory two weeks ago, the two counties have been ordered to replay the match, with throw-in at 3pm this afternoon.Also in qualifier action, Sligo will host their neighbours Leitrim in their round 2A clash at Markievicz Park this evening, where there’s a 6 o’clock start time.last_img read more

William Hill calls for media review as betting faces up to new advertising demands

first_img StumbleUpon Share SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO August 25, 2020 Submit William Hill accelerates transformation agenda to overcome COVID realities August 5, 2020 Gamesys tops list for GambleAware Q1 donations July 10, 2020 Share Related Articles FTSE250 bookmaker William Hill Plc is set to review its UK media planning and buying advertising account, as the betting industry faces-up to a new marketing landscape forthcoming in 2019.UK marketing news source CampaignLive has revealed that William Hill governance will call for an evaluation of the firm’s media planning and buying strategy, currently managed by long-term incumbent Vizeum UK.Vizeum UK, who have served as William Hill’s lead media planning and buying agency since 2011, is reported to have committed to re-pitching for the multi £ account.The FTSE bookmaker will review its UK ad-spend and media planning strategy ahead of betting’s commitment to enforcing the provisions of the ‘Code for Socially Responsible Advertising’, announced last December by the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG).From July 2019, the UK betting industry has voluntarily agreed to implement ‘whistle-to-whistle’ ban on all TV betting adverts during pre-watershed (9 pm) live sports programming – with the exception of horse and greyhound racing.Further restrictions see digital broadcaster SKY UK confirm that from the beginning of the 2019/2020 English football season, only one betting/gambling related advert will be allowed to be screened per ad-break, with the new ad-policy implemented across its sports and entertainment networks.In late 2018, William Hill moved to restructure its senior marketing leadership, confirming the appointment of former BAT Tobacco and Premier Foods executive Charlotte Emery to the strategically created role of Group Global Brand & Marketing Director.William Hill becomes the first UK listed bookmaker to call for a media strategy review in 2019, with competitors likely to follow as betting leadership adjusts to new advertising realities in 2019.last_img read more