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Never mind the rhetoric: Underage statistics are headed the right way, say Rank executive

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Taking the stand at last month’s parliamentary talks on kids and gambling, the Rank Group’s David Williams laid out core stats which drew a very different picture to that of the familiar “depressing” and myopic media narrative. Last month the Rank group took the opportunity in addressing legislators to set the record straight on core issues regarding the characteristics of...

Rank appoints new CFO

Rank appoints CFO
Mecca Bingo and Grosvenor Casino operator the Rank Group has appointed a new chief financial officer in the form of former Experian executive Bill Floydd. Floydd will step into the shoes of Clive Jennings - who left the company this August after 18 years of service. The language surrounding Jennings’ departure followed the polite “pursuing other opportunities” template, but Rank’s...

The Rank Group Plc appoints David Williams as Director of Public Affairs

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Rank is pleased to announce the appointment of David Williams as its Director of Public Affairs. David will take up the newly-created role on 3 December 2018, reporting into Rank’s Chief Executive, John O’Reilly, as the Group continues to bolster its senior leadership team as part of the wider business transformational programme. David joins Rank from the racecourse pool-betting operation, Britbet,...

Coo-Coo- Ca-choo, Mrs Linneweber

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Taking a trip back to the source, Sam Spencer argues that the latest news from the Linneweber VAT disputes can’t possibly affect the DCMS’ decision on when to cut FOBT stakes for the sake of problem gamblers. Can it? It all began in Bavarian bars at the turn of the millennia where Mrs Edith Linneweber was left in charge of...

Mecca Bingo staff help charity hit £1.8m

Staff at Mecca Bingo clubs across Britain have enjoyed a well-deserved celebration after making their contribution to a national campaign that has raised £1.8m for the Carers Charity. Mecca Bingo employees across the country have been celebrating after raising £1.8m for the charity Carers Trust. The Rank Group, which owns Mecca and Grosvenor Casinos, began its partnership with Carers Trust...

Mecca Bingo confirms £145m winnings payout to customers

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Mecca Bingo has paid out £145m in prize money to customers playing in its clubs over the last 12 months - an average of £390,000 per day.   And the company, not surprisingly, are proud of their achievement. “To pay out more than £145 million in prize money to our customers in just one year is fantastic,” said Caroline Webb, spokesperson...