Christina Thakor-Rankin

Christina Thakor-Rankin

Gaming Consultant/Advisor at 1710 Gaming Ltd


Christina has close to 30 years’ experience in the global betting and gambling sector.

Starting out in the pre-dotcom era with a career that spans both on and off-line, covering all aspects of betting and gambling operations (including sportsbook and trading), and responsible for managing multiple business disciplines, functions and teams across a range of channels, products, and customers, from regulatory compliance and money laundering to strategic development, marketing and responsible gaming with some of the world’s best known brands including William Hill and Virgin.

She is currently Principal Consultant at 1710 Gaming Ltd working with start-ups, investors, operators, regulators, law enforcement and industry groups across the world, advising on all aspects of the betting, gaming and gambling cycle – from developing legislation and regulation to business strategy and full operational set-up and business re-engineering. She continues to work as a practicing Compliance Officer and MLRO for licensed operators in a number of jurisdictions.

She serves as a committee member for the National Council on Problem Gambling, is advisor to the All-India Gaming Federation, Co-Founder of the All-In Diversity Project and a regular contributor to industry publications and events.