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Head of Content

Rebecca Mackay(Rebecca Mackay)


Rebecca brings 6+ years of editing, proofreading, and fact-checking to the table. As Head of Content, she verifies all content before publication and rigorously examines data to confirm accuracy. She cross-references with all departments involved and consults with industry experts. Rebecca has obtained the Poynter ACES Introductory Certification in Editing and Fact-checking Fundamentals with IFCN. This certification proves her commitment to upholding the high standards Irishluck has in place.

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Who is Rebecca Mackay?

Rebecca Mackay is Irishluck's Head of Content. She has years of experience behind her in research, fact-checking, and reviewing. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the team. With a background in writing and content creation, Rebecca oversees the strategic development and implementation of all content initiatives at Irishluck. She is heavily involved in content planning and the day to day operations. Irishluck works closely as a team, and as the Head of Content, Rebecca makes sure all ideas are heard. She spends her days fact-checking content the team sends her, such as online casino reviews, news articles, Learning Hub articles, and everything else we publish.

As the Head of Content, Rebecca earned a prestigious Poynter ACES Introductory Certificate in Editing & Fact-checking Fundamentals with IFCN. As a result, she knows what the readers are looking for, and the processes writers follow to produce their work. Knowing both helps ensure that all content is of top-notch quality.

What Does She Do at Irishluck?

Let's take a deeper look into Rebecca's areas of expertise and what she does on a day-to-day basis at Irishluck:


Fact-checking involves ensuring that all information presented on the site is correct. There's a lot of work behind all of this, but Rebecca has a process in place:

  1. Verifying Information: Our guides, reviews, articles, and other pieces of content are backed up with facts and figures. She cross-references multiple sources to ensure the authenticity and reliability of the information provided to our readers.

  2. Source Evaluation: Cross-referencing multiple sources also involves verifying such sources. Rebecca assesses whether the sources used are real and credible. This includes checking the validity of the search results, the source's reputation, when the information was updated last and more.

  3. Correction of Errors: If errors are found, as the Head of Content, Rebecca advises the team of such errors and gives her suggestions on how to correct them.

Editorial Reviewing

Irishluck has a strict Editorial Principles policy that ensures that the content presented is top-notch. As Head of Content, her editorial reviewing duties include:

  1. Content Development: Rebecca works hand in hand with Irishluck's writers and editors to create engaging and helpful content for our audience. This includes brainstorming different topics, outlining key points, testing new strategies, and guiding the overall content strategy.

  2. Editing and Proofreading: She reviews all content for clarity, coherence, grammar, and style. She ensures that articles adhere to Irishluck’s editorial guidelines and maintains a consistent tone and voice.

  3. Quality Assurance: She conducts final reviews to ensure that each piece of content is polished and ready for publication. This involves checking for any remaining errors, adhering to the best SEO practices, and verifying that all links and references are verified, accurate, and functional.

Research Skills

A lot of research is involved to ensure our content is kept up to date in this ever-changing industry. Take a look at how Rebecca does it:

  1. In-depth Analysis: She thoroughly researches various topics related to online gambling, casino reviews, industry trends, and player preferences. This involves analysing market reports, studying regulatory updates, and staying current with the latest industry developments.

  2. Data Gathering: Every day, Rebecca collects data from various sources, including industry publications, academic journals, government reports, and expert interviews. She adds all of the data gathered into our database after it has been verified.

  3. Improving Content: She uses her research findings to enrich the content with valuable insights, statistics, and expert opinions. This adds depth and credibility to the articles, making them more informative and engaging for readers.

  4. Monitoring Trends: Rebecca continuously monitors trends in the online casino industry to identify emerging topics and new areas of interest. This proactive approach allows Irishluck to stay ahead of the curve and provide timely, relevant content to its audience.

What's It Like Working With Rebecca Mackay

Rebecca is in touch with all members of the team every day. Let's see what they have to say about their experience working with her!

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Siobhan Aslett

Rebecca and I talk every day about various sports book matters (and girl talk!) What I love about her is that she always has resources ready at hand, no matter what the topic is. Stuck on rugby results? Rebecca has a link. I know I can rely on her to share the best resources and writing and editing tips.

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Cameron Murphy

I am very happy that Rebecca is part of our team. Her input is valuable, and she always upholds Irishluck's standards. She has brought a lot of knowledge regarding fact-checking, writing, and verifying data. We always say tat our main goal is to provide accurate information, and Rebecca helps us achieve that!

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Contact Rebecca

Reach out to Rebecca. She'll be glad to answer!

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