William Hill chief quits Twitter in wake of spat with betting campaigners

Posted on January 15, 2014 by admin
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The chief executive of bookmaker William Hill has closed his public Twitter account after a bizarre Saturday night row between himself and campaigners against high-speed, high-stake betting terminals.

Ralph Topping, the four-decade betting veteran who says he “never forgives” an insult, got involved in a heated discussion on social mediabetween his public affairs manager, Andrew Lyman, and the Campaign for Fairer Gambling 10 days ago over the fixed odds betting machines.

Read the full article in The Guardian online.