William Hill

Yanica Sant on Monday shared that she has been promoted to Group Legal Director – Regulatory at 888 William Hill.

Her new role comes around a year after she moved to the UK to join William Hill as Group Senior Legal Counsel – Regulatory. Just a few months later, international gambling conglomerate 888 Holdings completed the acquisition of the betting and iGaming company for £2.2 billion (€2.59 billion), 888 Holdings’ largest acquisition since its listing in 2005. The acquisition has prompted Dr Sant’s role within the group to continue to “grow and evolve”.

Yanica Sant / LinkedIn
Yanica Sant / LinkedIn

“Grateful for the support and opportunities I have received and I am definitely looking forward to this new challenge. Excited to continue working alongside a dedicated team,” she added.

Prior to her time at 888 William Hill, she worked at Malta Gaming Authority for more than seven years in various positions. Dr Sant had initially joined as a Legal Department Intern in 2014, before she worked her way up the corporate ladder to roles including Head of EU Affairs and Policy and Data Protection Officer, as well as General Counsel.

She holds a Doctor of Laws a Bachelor of Laws, both from University of Malta, and was also awarded a Notary Public Diploma in 2014. She also holds a Master of Laws in Computer and Communications Law from Queen Mary University of London.

William Hill is one of the world’s leading betting and iGaming companies, employing around 12,000 people. It has its origins in the UK, where it was founded in 1934 and is still headquartered to this day. It also has a digital and international hub based in Malta under the name William Hill International, which has the ambition to build a “digital-led, internationally diverse gambling company of scale”.

Featured Image:

888 William Hill / William Hill


Casino / Pexels

Benjamin Delsinger resigns from Director role at Malta-based Together Gaming

8 June 2023
by Fabrizio Tabone

He has been replaced by Frank Heinänen, with effect from the start of June.

Exient promotes Christa Agius to Chief Operating Officer

7 June 2023
by Robert Fenech

As COO, she will be responsible to build out the company’s capabilities.

Jean Pierre Attard appointed Executive Chairperson of INDIS Malta

6 June 2023
by Helena Grech

He officially begins the new role on 1st July 2023.

‘Robust legislative framework’ needed to boost Malta’s position as a global financial hub, says MIA CEO

6 June 2023
by Fabrizio Tabone

Maria Cauchi Delia was speaking during the institute’s Biennial Conference 2023, during which the key areas that need reforms to ...

Close Bitnami banner