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Simon Collins Appointed as the New Director for Betting and Gambling Brands of News UK

One of the biggest British media News UK has appointed Simon Collins as the New Managing Director for Betting and Gambling. Simon Collins is the Co-Founder of the Gaming Realms.

Collins would look after the Betting and Gaming brands of the News UK. Dream Team is one of the most popular brands that he would take care of in his new role. Dream Team is the largest Fantasy Football Game in the commercial sphere. Collins would additionally head the Sun Bingo and Sun Racing. Both of these brands offer bets along with Betway, Coral, Ladbrokes, William Hill, and Unibet.

Interacting with the media, Collins said that he is extremely excited to take his new role. He said there are few opportunities to develop an exciting business. He is also looking forward to work with the talented team of one of the biggest UK brands.

Collins has a prestigious track record, especially with the Gaming Realms. He co-founded the company in 2012 and lead the team to develop the Bear Group B2C real-money gaming business. It was later sold to River iGaming.

Before Gaming Realms, he founded Bingo Operator Cashcade. Cashcade created brands such as Foxy Bingo and Cheeky Bingo. The Cashcade was later acquired by PartyGaming back in 2009.

The news was expected after Simon Collins stepped down from the position of the Non-Executive Director on the board of the Gaming Realms.

Scoot Taunton has welcomed Collins and believes he is the perfect fit for the role. Scott is the Executive Chief of Gambling Brands of News UK. He said that in the industry there is hardly anyone who has experience such as Simon Collins. He further commented that Collins is known for the audience-building and creating value for the digital gaming brands. Scott said that News UK is now embarking on the path of growing the brand such as Dream Team, Sun Bingo, and Sun Racing and Collins is the best leader for the same.

Source: https://www.igamingbusiness.com/news/news-uk-appoints-collins-md-betting-and-gaming

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Debopom Sanyal

Debopom Sanyal

Debopom is a web journalist and news enthusiast. He has been writing about world politics, science, health, finance, and technology. An avid sports enthusiast, Debopom has done his Masters in Finance and Bachelors in Engineering.

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