888 head of safer gambling Romero leaves role

| By Nosa Omoigui
888 Holdings’ head of safer gambling Pedro Romero has stepped down from his role after five months in the position.
888 safer gambling head Romero steps down

Prior to his role at 888, Romero had also worked at Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) and most recently William Hill, where he also held positions relating to safer gambling. Before this, he had served at Jackpotjoy.

Romero was in his role during in the 888’s major acquisition of William Hill’s non-US assets in a £2.2bn deal. The acquisition is set to close in the first half of 2022.

Romero announced his departure via LinkedIn.

“I’d like to let all my connections know that I have left my role as head of safer gambling at 888holdings,” he said.

“Thank you to all within the company, especially my fantastic safer gambling team who I will be missing. I will be looking for a new challenge in the new year. Excited to share what is next to come.”

Romero’s departure comes one week after Safer Gambling Week 2021.

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