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Champion Sports names Simon Noble as head of sportsbook product

| By Aaron Noy

Champion Sports, the platform behind some of the largest online sportsbooks in the world, has named Simon Noble as head of sportsbook product.

Noble is an online sports betting veteran having worked at industry giants including the Stars Group and Pinnacle during his 20-year career.

As head of sportsbook, Noble will be responsible for defining, articulating and executing the product vision to deliver best in class solutions that increase market share and drive growth.

Noble started his career in online gambling back in 1996 as a founding partner of Intertops, the first company to accept a bet online.

Since then, he has held product, marketing and management roles at Pinnacle Sports, Full Tilt Poker and The Workshop, bringing unrivalled knowledge and experience to Champion Sports.

Mark Robson, CEO of Champion Sports, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Simon to the team and for Champion Sports to leverage his incredible skills and unique understanding of the industry.

“These are challenging and uncertain times for sports betting operators and Simon’s experience will prove vital in helping our partners adapt and capitalise.”

Simon Noble, head of sportsbook product at Champion Sports, said: “It is an honour to join Champion Sports as head of sportsbook and to work alongside the incredible team already in place.

“This is combined with a market-leading product and service offering, which we will continue to develop and fine-tune to provide our partners with the bespoke sports betting solution they need.”

Champion Sports has developed a state-of-the-art sportsbook platform that offers more than 30,000 live markets across 50+ sports around the world.

Its technology also includes leading reporting and risk management as well as rapid bet settlements and payments, allowing operators to enjoy generous profit margins.