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William Hill ends legal fight with US rival Scientific Games

Bookmaker William Hill has ended its legal spat with Scientific Games after agreeing a share sale and commercial deal with its US rival. The UK gambling company had moved to block Scientific’s CAD$775m (£453m) attempted takeover of fellow American company NYX by beefing up its stake in the latter.

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5/24/2018

article Ocean Resort Casino partners with William Hill for sports book
(Atlantic City) -- One of the two new casinos that will be opening at the end of June has partnered with Nevada’s largest sports book to run its sports wagering...

5/8/2018

article Positive opening momentum sees William Hill look forward to Russia 2018
(UK) -- FTSE bookmaker William Hill Plc has detailed a positive opening to its 2018 trading, as the firm continues its digital recovery, while restructuring its...

5/7/2018

article Online revenue up at William Hill
(UK) -- Net revenues at William Hill were boosted by bookmaker-friendly sporting results during the opening quarter, though bettors were found less likely to re-spend...

3/8/2018

article William Hill sells its Australian business at a huge loss
(Australia) -- A combination of circumstances in Australia are serving to make the climate significantly harsher for gambling operators there. Several states have...

3/7/2018

article William Hill Australia Sells to CrownBet for $300 Million
(Australia) -- William Hill has announced the sale of its Australian businesses, including TomWaterhouse.com, to CrownBet and group of investors linked to founder...

3/5/2018

article CrownBet set to sign William Hill deal: sources
(UK) -- Corporate bookmaker CrownBet is set to double in size with the acquisition of rival William Hill's Australian business. Street Talk understands CrownBet has...
article William Hill blasted over failing to close problem gambler's account
(Australia) -- Tom Waterhouse's online sports-betting company, William Hill Australia, has been rebuked by its regulator for potentially "systemic"...

2/28/2018

article William Hill falls foul of ASA over promotion
(UK) -- William Hill has been hit with its second regulatory issue in two weeks following a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) concerning one of its...
article William Hill’s (WMH) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group
(London) -- Credit Suisse Group reissued their outperform rating on shares of William Hill (LON:WMH) in a research note published on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX...

2/23/2018

article William Hill’s Australian write-downs spoil online resurgence
(Australia) -- UK bookmakers William Hill reported an eight-figure loss in 2017 as writedowns at its Australian division offset online revenue growth. On Friday, Hills...

2/22/2018

article Gambling Commission imposes record fine on William Hill for anti-money laundering failures
(UK) -- The Gambling Commission has announced that William Hill Group (International) Limited (“William Hill”) will pay a minimum of £6.2 million as...
article William Hill Fined £6.2M For Violating Law
(UK) -- This week's cautionary tale for the operators who take things too lightly comes from the good ol’ UK, where even the biggest of names get slapped on...
article William Hill Fined £6.2M For Violating Law
(UK) -- This week's cautionary tale for the operators who take things too lightly comes from the good ol’ UK, where even the biggest of names get slapped on the wrist...

2/20/2018

article Why has William Hill been fined, what are the money laundering issues and what is the Gambling Commission?
(UK) -- A probe by the Gambling Commission found ten customers were allowed to deposit huge sums linked to criminal offences. William Hill made £1.2million from...
article William Hill fined £6.2 million by UK Gambling Commission
(UK) -- Systemic senior management failure to protect consumers and prevent money laundering will result in William Hill Group (WHG) paying a penalty package of at least...

2/13/2018

article bet365 Reportedly Eyes William Hill’s Australian Gambling Business
(Australia) -- Online gambling giant bet365 is considering the acquisition of the Australian business of its rival William Hill, local news outlet The Australian...

2/3/2018

article William Hill Repays Stolen Money Gambled on Its Website
(UK) -- Gambling operator William Hill made a £500,000 payment to the Dundee City Council, after a former council staff member was sentenced to jail time for...
article William Hill (LON:WMH) Price Target Raised to GBX 330 at Barclays
(London) -- William Hill (LON:WMH) had its price objective boosted by equities researchers at Barclays from GBX 315 ($4.42) to GBX 330 ($4.63) in a research report...

1/26/2018

article William Hill struggle highlights issues for betting industry
(Australia) -- Late one Friday night in early 2013, Australia’s soon-to-be federal treasurer, Joe Hockey, tapped out a message on Twitter. "It's just...

1/20/2018

article William Hill (WMH) Raised to Buy at Canaccord Genuity
(London) -- William Hill (LON:WMH) was upgraded by research analysts at Canaccord Genuity to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday...

1/15/2018

article William Hill May Dispose of Australian Assets Due to Gambling Crackdown
(UK) -- Today, the British gambling operator William Hill published a trading statement for the year ended on December 26th, 2017 sharing its expectations for its full-...
article William Hill is reviewing its Australian business in light of gambling regulation changes
(Australia) -- Bookie William Hill had begun a strategic review into its business in Australia, as the business comes under more pressure from new regulation. The group...

1/14/2018

article William Hill ‘reviewing’ Australian business
(Australia) -- Bookmaker William Hill has indicated it may offload its Australian business after a regulatory crackdown in the country. In a trading statement that...

12/17/2017

article William Hill (LON:WMH) PT Raised to GBX 305 at Morgan Stanley
(London) -- William Hill (LON:WMH) had its price objective raised by equities research analysts at Morgan Stanley from GBX 295 ($3.97) to GBX 305 ($4.10) in a research...

12/11/2017

article William Hill ends legal fight with US rival Scientific Games
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill has ended its legal spat with Scientific Games after agreeing a share sale and commercial deal with its US rival. The UK gambling company...

11/25/2017

article William Hill plc (WMH) Upgraded to “Buy” at Bank of America Corporation
(London) -- Bank of America Corporation upgraded shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, November 7th,...

11/21/2017

article William Hill working to block prospective competition
(New Jersey) -- When Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corp. reported third-quarter earnings earlier this month, executives said they were optimistic about the company...

11/19/2017

article William Hill Comes under Pressure to Reveal FOBTs Clampdown Financial Consequences
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill will be pressured to disclose this week how the pending clampdown on fixed-odds betting terminals will impact its profitability, The Times...
article William Hill set to post growth as gambling industry braces for change
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill is expected to report another quarter of growth tomorrow as the gambling industry gears up for government plans for tighter restrictions.

11/13/2017

article Legal battle lines drawn in US
(USA) -- A courtroom battle is likely for bookmaker William Hill to protect its market in US sports betting. The company is trying to block competitor Scientific Games...

11/11/2017

article William Hill set for US court battle after company it part owns lodges legal complaint
(New Jersey) -- William Hill looks set for a US court showdown over its attempts to block a rival’s takeover of an American business the British bookmaker has a...

11/10/2017

article Bank of America – Merrill Lynch: Time to bet on William Hill
(UK) -- It’s the time of the year for window dressing and the folks over at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Merrill) are suggesting that the stocks of British...

11/4/2017

article William Hill plc (WMH) Earns “Buy” Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
(UK) -- Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) in a research note released on Wednesday morning. Deutsche Bank AG currently...

10/13/2017

article Mark Brooker appointed by William Hill as Chair of Corporate Responsibility Committee
(UK) -- William Hill PLC (LSE: WMH) has confirmed the appointment of former Betfair exec Mark Brooker as the UK-based bookmaker’s new Chairman of Corporate...
article William Hill now using Realistic Games table content
(UK) -- Realistic Games’ table game content has gone live with William Hill. The casino supplier’s blackjack, roulette, Perfect Pairs and 21+3 content is now accessible...

10/2/2017

article Former William Hill CEO Comments on Paddy Power Betfair CEO’s Support for FOBTs Crackdown
(UK) -- News emerged last week that Paddy Power CEO Breon Corcoran was backing a reduction of the maximum stake accepted by the highly demonized fixed-odds betting...

8/9/2017

article William Hill inks Loftus Road Stadium deal
(UK) -- British gaming and sportsbetting firm William Hill has signed a two-year deal granting it exclusive permission to operate a sports book inside the home ground of...

8/3/2017

article William Hill happy with independence despite industry consolidation
(UK) -- The boss for British gaming and sportsbetting firm William Hill has reportedly declared that the operator can survive and thrive on its own after last year...
article William Hill Australia’s Profits Nosedive and Credit Betting Ban Won’t Help
(Australia) -- William Hill Australia has failed to capitalize on a 28 per cent growth in the amount wagered by Australian punters in the first half of the year. The Tom...
article William Hill’s results show players’ shift to online casino and betting
(UK) -- The financial performance of betting giant William Hill, which also operates an online casino, has once again signposted that mobile is the future of the...
article William Hill plc (LON:WMH) Receives GBX 302.73 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages
(London) -- William Hill plc (LON:WMH) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the...

8/1/2017

article William Hill online gambling growth fails to offset decline in high street betting
(UK) -- Pre-tax profits dipped in the first half of hte year at gambling operator William Hill, as revenue dropped in the group's retail division.

7/30/2017

article William Hill plc (LON:WMH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG
(UK) -- William Hill plc logoWilliam Hill plc (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research...

7/23/2017

article William Hill plc (WMH) Given New GBX 254 Price Target at Peel Hunt
(UK) -- William Hill plc logoWilliam Hill plc (LON:WMH) had its price objective decreased by Peel Hunt from GBX 285 ($3.72) to GBX 254 ($3.32) in a research report...

6/27/2017

article William Hill to close online operations in Israel
(UK) -- William Hill is to close its online operations in Israel and reportedly lay off more than 200 of the company’s 250 employees based in Tel Aviv. Leaprate....

5/9/2017

article William Hill's betting shops are plodding, raising questions about their future
(UK) -- Bookies love to use sports metaphors when they report results. In that spirit, perhaps we should describe William Hill’s latest trading statement as...
article William Hill hails online growth after ‘positive’ start to 2017V
(UK) -- William Hill has cited ongoing growth within its online division as one of the key drivers behind a year-on-year increase in revenue during the 17 weeks to April...

4/28/2017

article Senior staff exit as William Hill restructures online arm
(New York) -- William Hill has confirmed that three senior members of staff have departed the company as it continues an overhaul of its online division. Stuart Watson...

4/24/2017

article William Hill PR director leaving after nearly half a century of service
(UK) -- After 45 years with the bookmaker, public relations guru Graham Sharpe is leaving United Kingdom-based William Hill. Sharpe, who in March 1972 signed on with the...

3/30/2017

article William Hill Appoints Ruth Prior as CFO to Mend Profitability
(UK) -- Gambling operator William Hill today announced that Ruth Prior will replace Philip Bowcock as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bowcock has recently been appointed as...

3/25/2017

article Stories of Old Nevada: The Pyramid Lake Indian Wars, Part 1: Williams Station Massacre
(Nevada) -- This is the first in a series of articles about some of the most tragic events in the history of Nevada. About once a month, I will send out a story to...

3/23/2017

article William Hill to remove services from Poland
(Poland) -- After reporting yearly revenues back in February and citing a ‘challenging year’ for 2016, sports betting company William Hill has now decided to...

3/14/2017

article William Hill tests ‘interactive shop windows’ for Cheltenham 2017
(UK) -- Bringing innovation and player engagement to its retail betting shops, bookmaker William Hill has launched a series of interactive shop window takeovers...

3/10/2017

article William Hill's new boss must make the best of a difficult hand
(UK) -- What might work in the favour of Philip Bowcock, who wasn't at the top of the short list, is that expectations are not high. He'll be seen as a winner if...

3/5/2017

article William Hill to Up Its Game in Australia Gambling Market
(Australia) -- Australia is one of the largest digital gambling markets outside the UK, said British bookmaker William Hill this week, and as such it will be upping its...

3/2/2017

article William Hill interim boss hails turnaround
(UK) -- The interim chief executive at William Hill said the uncertainty over who would fill the vacancy at the top of the company had not diverted the attention of the...

2/25/2017

article William Hill releases financial results for “a challenging year”
(UK) -- Global online gaming and sportsbetting giant William Hill has released its financial results for 2016 showing that “a challenging year” had produced...

2/24/2017

article William Hill Ends 2016 with Profit at Bottom End of Guided Range
(UK) -- Major UK gaming and sports betting operator William Hill today announced its financial results for the 52 weeks ended December 27, 2016. The company generated...
article William Hill's potential next CEO backs curbs on TV gambling adverts
(UK) -- The man tipped to lead the UK’s second-biggest bookmaker has broken ranks with the industry by offering support for a curb on TV gambling adverts.

2/13/2017

article William Hill’s Largest Shareholder Demands Sale of Gambling Company
(UK) -- Parvus Asset Management, a London-based hedge fund that controls 14.3 percent of the UK bookmaking and gambling company, is reportedly pushing William Hill to...

1/5/2017

article William Hill Rehabilitates Australian Centrebet Brand
(Australia) -- William Hill’s Australian business announced earlier this week that it has decided to resuscitate the Centrebet brand just shortly after it had...

1/1/2017

article William Hill Leaves Czech Republic After New Gambling Regulations
(Czech Republic) -- Leading casino and sports betting operator, William Hill has decided to leave the Czech Republic Market right before new gambling laws went into...

12/29/2016

article William Hill exits Czech Republic as new licensing regime looms
(Czech Republic) -- UK bookmaker William Hill has exited the Czech Republic just days ahead of the market’s new online gambling regime taking effect. This month,...

11/19/2016

article William Hill to Take First Legal eSports Bets in US
(Las Vegas) -- William Hill’s sportsbook at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the first such venue to legally accept wagers on eSports...

11/14/2016

article William Hill raises profit forecast as online business recovers
(UK) -- William Hill said its full-year profits will be at the top end of forecasts, after the bookmaker’s troubled online business returned to growth in its third...

11/13/2016

article William Hill turns to Hollywood for new ‘fast’ commercial
(UK) -- UK Bookmaker, William Hill, has turned to the Hollywood Director Paul W. S. Anderson in a bid to move away from the ‘crass cliches’ that the gambling...

10/20/2016

article William Hill abandons gambling merger talks with Canada's Amaya
(UK) -- William Hill and Canadian online gambling company Amaya have abandoned merger talks, leaving the British bookmaker struggling to find a partner in a fast...

10/18/2016

article William Hill and Amaya Call Off £5-Billion Merger Talks
(UK) -- Gambling operators William Hill and Amaya announced today that they have scrapped plans for a £5-billion merger that would have created another industry...
article William Hill, Amaya drop short-lived gambling merger talks
(UK) -- William Hill (WMH.L) and Canadian online gambling company Amaya Inc (AYA.TO) (AYA.O) have abandoned merger talks, leaving the British bookmaker struggling to...

10/15/2016

article William Hill to press ahead with controversial merger talks
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill plans to continue talks over a multi-billion pound merger with Canadian online poker giant Amaya in defiance of opposition from its...

8/23/2016

article Rank seeks new deals after failed bid for William Hill
(UK) -- British casino operator Rank Group is still on the lookout for M&A opportunities after talks over a joint bid for William Hill ended last week, and will...
article EU vote 'no direct hit' to bingo owner
(UK) -- Rank, which recently pulled out of a joint bid with 888 for rival William Hill, said it will not be affected by the plunge in the pound as it is a predominantly...

8/20/2016

article 888 Holdings and Rank Group to no longer pursue merger with William Hill
(UK) -- Just days after their acquisition offer was turned down by William Hill, 888 Holdings and Rank Group have announced they will not be pursuing an attempt to...
article 888-Rank Ditches Pursuit of William Hill
(UK) -- 888 and Rank’s daring bid to acquire William Hill has collapsed following the bookmaking giant’s refusal to open negotiations. The consortium, formed...

8/18/2016

article Bookmakers Rank Group, 888 drop pursuit of rival William Hill
(UK) -- Casino and bingo hall operator Rank Group Plc (RNK.L) and online gambling company 888 Holdings Plc (888.L) ended efforts to take over rival British bookmaker...
article Rank and 888 end pursuit of William Hill
(UK) -- Rank Group, the casino and bingo hall operator, and the online gambling firm 888 Holdings have withdrawn their proposal to merge with rival William Hill. Rank...

8/16/2016

article William Hill rejects fresh takeover bid as 'meritless'
(UK) -- Betting giant William Hill has batted away a revised takeover approach from Rank Group and 888, saying it is “highly opportunistic” and “...

8/15/2016

article William Hill clashes with bidders over takeover offer
(UK) -- The gulf between William Hill and its suitors Rank Group and 888 has widened even further after a row erupted over how the mooted takeover should be valued,...
article William Hill rejects 888 and Rank's revised takeover approach
(UK) -- William Hill has rejected a revised takeover proposal worth more than £3bn from 888 Holdings and Rank Group, saying there was no merit in entering into...

8/14/2016

article All bets are off as Rank and 888 weigh up fresh bid for William Hill
(UK) -- Rank Group and 888 are weighing an improved bid for William Hill this weekend, as the chairman of Britain’s biggest bookmaker launched a fresh attack on...

8/11/2016

article William Hill in gambling takeover spat with Rank and 888
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill has again firmly rebuffed 888 Holdings and Rank Group, after the latter reiterated the case for their unsolicited £3.16bn offer.
article William Hill Upholds Resistance to Offer for U.K. Bookmaker
(UK) -- U.K. bookmaker William Hill Plc maintained its resistance to a 3.2 billion-pound ($4.2 billion) offer from 888 Holdings Plc and Rank Group Plc after the suitors...

8/10/2016

article 888 founder's son attacks William Hill for spurning takeover bid
(UK) -- A member of 888’s founding family has attacked William Hill for spurning the £3.2bn joint takeover bid it made with Rank Group, claiming the strongly...
article Rank Group, 888 would welcome talks with William Hill board
(UK) -- Casino and bingo hall operator Rank Group Plc and online gambling company 888 Holdings Plc said they would welcome an opportunity to talk with the board of...

8/9/2016

article William Hill rejects £3.2bn takeover bid from Rank and 888
(UK) -- William Hill has spurned a £3.2bn joint bid from smaller rivals Rank Group and 888 for “substantially” undervaluing the troubled bookmaker and...

7/30/2016

article William Hill ready to mount defence against raiders
(UK) -- Britain’s biggest bookie will this week set out its blueprint for fighting off a takeover by two smaller rivals. William Hill will unveil plans to...

7/26/2016

article Bookmaker William Hill confirms approach from Rank and 888
(UK) -- British bookmaker William Hill gave a frosty response to a proposed takeover bid from 888 Holdings and Rank Group on Monday, saying it saw little merit in the...

7/25/2016

article Rank Group and 888 Holdings Confirm Merger Talks and Interest in William Hill
(UK) -- After Casino News Daily reported on Sunday that major gambling operators The Rank Group and 888 Holdings are mulling a £2-billion tie-up, the two companies...
article William Hill - Approach from Rank Group and 888 Holdings
(UK) -- On 25 July William Hill announced that it had received a preliminary approach from online gambling group 888 Holdings and casino operator Rank Group. William...
article William Hill approached by 888 and Rank for gambling merger
(UK) -- UK betting firm William Hill has been approached by rival gambling companies 888 and Rank Group about a merger. William Hill said it would "listen to and...
article William Hill gives frosty response to Rank and 888 approach
(UK) -- British bookmaker William Hill (WMH.L) gave a frosty response to a proposed takeover bid from 888 Holdings (888.L) and Rank Group (RNK.L) on Monday, saying it...
article William Hill is lukewarm on ambitious three-way merger deal
(UK) -- William Hill has fired a shot across the bows of suitors Rank Group and 888 amid scepticism that the pair would be able to pull off an ambitious three-way tie-up...
article William Hill receives joint merger offer from 888 and Rank Group
(UK) -- William Hill has received a joint merger offer from rival gambling companies 888 Holdings and casino operator Rank Group. The UK bookmaker said it would "...
article European shares advance as Ryanair and William Hill surge
(UK) -- European stocks rose on Monday, with low-cost airline Ryanair climbing after it issued a bullish outlook while shares in William Hill surged on bid interest from...
article William Hill Australia To Launch Gambling Card As Hunt For New CEO Begins
(Australia) -- William Hill Australia is slapping down its bankroll on the prospect of a new top-up card for local customers. The UK giant, which operates online Down...
article William Hill jumps as rivals 888 and Rank make potential £3bn merger approach, but bookmaker gives suitors a frosty response
(UK) -- Betting group William Hill has been approached by online rival 888 Holdings and casinos operator Rank Group over a potential £3billion three-way merger...
article William Hill jumps as rivals 888 and Rank plot bid
(UK) -- Shares in William Hill have jumped after rivals 888 and Rank said they had joined forces to prepare a bid for the bookmaker. William Hill (WMH +) jumped 7.3% to...

7/24/2016

article 888 and Rank Group join forces to bid for William Hill
(UK) -- Online gambling group 888 Holdings and casino operator Rank Group (RNK.L) are joining forces with a view to making a bid for William Hill, the British bookmaker...
article Gambling groups Rank and 888 in takeover bid for William Hill
(UK) -- Gambling groups Rank Group and 888 Holdings are preparing a shock double bid for William Hill, Britain’s biggest bookmaker. Rank, which owns Mecca Bingo...

7/23/2016

article William Hill CEO Out Because Of Online Sports Betting Failures
(UK) -- The board of directors for UK sportsbook operator William Hill is replacing CEO James Henderson after two years on the job, because of struggling revenue for...

7/21/2016

article William Hill boss James Henderson leaves after falling at online betting and gambling hurdles
(UK) -- WILLIAM Hill has booted out chief executive James Henderson after he failed to get a hold on the galloping growth of online gambling. The horse-loving 54-year...

7/20/2016

article William Hill boss James Henderson abruptly departs after profit warnings
(UK) -- The boss of William Hill has abruptly left the beleaguered bookmaker after less than two years at the helm of the company. James Henderson, who only became chief...

5/18/2016

article Growth In Amounts Wagered Is A Win For William Hill US
(USA) -- William Hill, one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies, has something to be happy about after reporting a trading update for the unaudited...

3/25/2016

article Online 'breathers' cause pain at William Hill
(UK) -- New rules making it easier for online gamblers to take a breather from their betting accounts are hurting profit at William Hill Plc, and the pain is set to...

3/23/2016

article Online Gaming Timeouts Add to William Hill's Cheltenham Pain
(UK) -- New rules making it easier for online gamblers to take a breather from their betting accounts are hurting profit at William Hill Plc, and the pain is set to...
article William Hill: Betting firm complains 'panic button' allowing gamblers to take break is hurting profits
(UK) -- A “panic button” making it easier for problem gamblers to take a break from online betting by locking their accounts has damaged the profits of...

3/11/2016

article William Hill’s innovation chief steps down
(UK) -- Jamie Hart, director of innovation and customer experience at William Hill, has confirmed his exit from the company. Hart was in his second spell with William...

2/26/2016

article William Hill to install self-service betting points in all its shops as profits 22% fall due to higher gambling taxes
(UK) -- William Hill is to put self-service betting terminals in to every one of its 2,370 shops by the end of the year. The bookmaker announced bold plans to boost its...
article William Hill blames gambling taxes for profit slide
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill has announced a drop in operating profit of 22% for 2015, blaming gambling taxes imposed on its UK online and retail businesses. The...

2/13/2016

article William Hill teams up with NYX for OpenBet bid
(UK) -- Britain's biggest bookmaker, William Hill, has teamed up with an American gambling technology company in the £300m bidding war for OpenBet. William...

2/8/2016

article AlphaValue Reiterates Reduce Rating for William Hill plc (WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “reduce” rating restated by research analysts at AlphaValue in a research report issued on Thursday...

1/8/2016

article William Hill's ace in the hole
(UK) -- Gambling is an ancient industry that was wildly unprepared for shifts in user habits driven by online and mobile. But one of its biggest players is ensuring that...

1/4/2016

article William Hill plc’s (WMH) Reduce Rating Reaffirmed at AlphaValue
(UK) -- AlphaValue restated their reduce rating on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) in a research report released on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports.

12/5/2015

article William Hill's new Macau casino debuts Evolution Gaming Live Baccarat Squeeze
(UK) -- UK-listed online bookmaker William Hill is making a play for the Asian ex-pat gambler market by rolling out its new Macau-themed online casino.

11/21/2015

article Were Analysts Bearish William Hill plc (LON:WMH) This Week?
(UK) -- Out of 16 analysts covering William Hill PLC (LON:WMH), 11 rate it “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 69% are...

10/31/2015

article William Hill wins battle in Australian “in-play betting” controversy
(Australia) -- William Hill has been fighting for some time over a controversial practice that involves taking wagers during live game play of sporting events. The...

10/24/2015

article United Kingdom bookmaker William Hill warns on full-year profit
(UK) -- The profit warning came after the company said that third-quarter performance had been hurt by 23 million pounds in additional gambling tax and a weaker than...

10/23/2015

article William Hill issues profit warning as tough gambling taxes begin to bite
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill was hit by £23m in gambling taxes in the third quarter, warning that tough new regulations would see its profits continue to...

10/22/2015

article UK bookmaker William Hill warns on full-year profit
(UK) -- British bookmaker William Hill Plc said it expected its full-year operating profit to be near the lower end of analysts' expectations after a weak third...

10/8/2015

article William Hill rolls out new sports betting platform
(UK) -- William Hill has completed the launch of its new sports betting platform, ‘Project Trafalgar’. Developed by the bookmaker in-house, the project...

9/16/2015

article William Hill is left chasing the field as tie-ups reshape sector
(UK) -- William Hill began the year as Britain's biggest bookmaker but a series of mergers is pushing it down the pecking order and putting it under pressure to...

9/15/2015

article Deal flurry puts pressure on British bookmaker William Hill
(UK) -- William Hill began the year as Britain's biggest bookmaker, with an online and retail business that rivals struggled to match. A series of summer mergers is...

8/7/2015

article William Hill's a £44 million loser as new gambling taxes bite
(UK) -- Britain's biggest bookie has seen profits melt away after it was hit by £44 million of new gaming taxes. William Hill said that pre-tax profits fell by...

8/6/2015

article Tough gambling taxes take a bite out of William Hill profits
(UK) -- TBookie William Hill’s profits have been hit by new levies on the gambling industry targeting “crack cocaine” fixed-odds betting machines and...

7/4/2015

article William Hill begins Supplying Casino Games Within Its Retail Network
(UK) -- Gambling has been around long before the internet was conceived. However, online gambling remains one of the most popular online activities and especially online...

6/21/2015

article Sunderland punter attacks bookies William Hill for using children to promote gambling
(UK) -- The bookmakers at the centre of a row over Dick Advocaat becoming the new Sunderland manager is involved in a new controversy.

6/17/2015

article NetEnt enters retail games content partnership with William Hill
(UK) -- Gambling content developer Net Entertainment (NetEnt) has entered a retail games supply with William Hill to supply games content throughout the operators UK...
article William Hill admits tweets 'were not acceptable'
(UK) -- William Hill has admitted that the use of the image of a child and teddy bears in its Twitter ads were "not acceptable".

6/15/2015

article William Hill criticised for adverts using images of children and teddy bears
(UK) -- William Hill has been criticised by the advertising regulator for using images including children and teddy bears to promote gambling. The company launched a...

6/10/2015

article William Hill plc Earns Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc. (WMH)
(UK) -- Citigroup Inc. reissued their buy rating on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm currently has...

6/5/2015

article Inspired secures exclusive mobile deal with William Hill
(UK) -- Inspired Gaming has inked an exclusive deal with William Hill and announced the launch of two new HTML5 mobile games. The mobile games, video lottery, and...
article William Hill to exit Romanian market
(Romania) -- On June 4th 2015 it was reported that William Hill will be withdrawing its services from the Romanian market because of current regulatory developments in...

5/27/2015

article William Hill CEO Appointed as RGT Trustee
(UK) -- The Responsible Gambling Trust announced earlier today that James Henderson, Chief Executive Officer of UK-based gambling operator William Hill, had been...

4/25/2015

article William Hill plc (WMH) Plans Dividend of GBX 8.20
(UK) -- William Hill plc (LON:WMH) declared a dividend on Friday, February 27th, AnalystRatings.NET reports. Investors of record on Thursday, April 30th will be paid a...
article William Hill Suffers Worst Week Ever as Profits Fall in Q1
(UK) -- William Hill saw profits fall by 19 percent in the first quarter of 2015, impacted by a number of factors including what the company called its worst week ever...

4/22/2015

article William Hill Becomes the First Bookie to Integrate App to Apple Watch
(UK) -- William Hill becomes the first bookie to integrate app to Apple watchLast week, Ladbrokes claimed to be the first bookie to receive Apple’s approval of a...

4/10/2015

article William Hill plc Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays (WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “equal weight” rating reissued by analysts at Barclays in a research report issued to clients and...

4/4/2015

article William Hill plc Stock Rating Reaffirmed by AlphaValue (WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc logoWilliam Hill plc (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “reduce” rating restated by equities researchers at AlphaValue in a research...

3/20/2015

article William Hill plc Lifted to Neutral at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc (LON:WMH) was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and...

3/10/2015

article Insider Selling: James Henderson Sells 63,038 Shares of William Hill plc Stock (WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc (LON:WMH) insider James Henderson sold 63,038 shares of William Hill plc stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 10th. The shares were sold...

2/27/2015

article William Hill declares record operating profits in 2014
(UK) -- Reporting on its 2014 full year results, William Hill was able to declare a record operating profit of £372 million up 11% on FY 2013 £335 million.
article William Hill plc Downgraded by Panmure Gordon to Hold (WMH)
(UK) -- Panmure Gordon cut shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has GBX 400...

2/21/2015

article Brokerages Set William Hill plc Target Price at $418.79 (LON:WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc logoShares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the twenty-three brokerages that are...

2/16/2015

article 888 ends takeover talks with William Hill
(UK) -- Online gaming operator 888 has ended talks regarding a possible takeover by UK bookmaking giant William Hill. The operator last week confirmed it had entered...
article British Gambling Website 888 Holdings Ends Takeover Talks
(UK) -- The British online gambling company 888 Holdings said on Monday that it had ended takeover discussions with its larger competitor, William Hill.
article Russell Lynch: 888 founder Avi Shaked should know when to take money off table
(UK) -- You don’t get to be an online-gambling multi-millionaire without being a smart guy. But in throwing out a £723 million bid for online poker and...

2/12/2015

article 888 confirms William Hill takeover talks
(UK) -- Online gambling operator 888 has confirmed that it has entered into talks regarding a possible takeover by UK bookmaking giant William Hill.

2/11/2015

article William Hill in Talks to Buy 888
(UK) -- Shares of online gaming firm 888 Holdings PLC soared Tuesday after the company confirmed that it has been approached by fellow gambling company, William Hill PLC...

2/10/2015

article 888 Jumps After Confirming Takeover Approach by William Hill
(UK) -- Online gambling company 888 Holdings Plc said it received an approach from William Hill Plc about a possible takeover, boosting shares by 18 percent.
article William Hill approach lifts shares in online gambling company 888
(UK) -- Online gambling company 888 Holdings has received a takeover approach from Britain's biggest bookmaker William Hill, it said on Tuesday,, lifting its share...

2/6/2015

article William Hill plc Earns Outperform Rating from Credit Suisse (WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc logoCredit Suisse reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) in a report released on Wednesday. Credit Suisse...

2/4/2015

article William Hill plc Receives Outperform Rating from Credit Suisse (WMH)
(UK) -- Credit Suisse reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) in a report issued on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 455 ($6.86)...

1/30/2015

article William Hill plc Given New GBX 480 Price Target at Morgan Stanley (WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc logoMorgan Stanley hoisted their price objective on shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) from GBX 460 ($6.90) to GBX 480 ($7.20) in a research...

1/16/2015

article William Hill plc Earns “Buy” Rating from Panmure Gordon (WMH)
(UK) -- William Hill plc logoWilliam Hill plc (LON:WMH)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Panmure Gordon in a...

11/3/2014

article William Hill suspends ops in Manila facility due to illegal gambling probe
(Philippines) -- Manila service centre operation has been served with notice that it is subject of an investigation by Philippines National Bureau of Investigation

10/22/2014

article William Hill profits boom 89%
(UK) -- William Hill released its unaudited Q3 interim management statement, the operator reports strong increases in Group net revenues (+23%) and operating profits (+...

10/14/2014

article William Hill leads fight on underage gambling
(England) -- William Hill branches in Yorkshire are leading the way in tackling underage gambling. The national chain, which has stores across Yorkshire and employs more...

9/27/2014

article William Hill Renews, Elray Gaming, New Playtech Reseller
(Isle of Man) -- Playtech is one of online gambling’s biggest software developer’s. The Isle of Man’s source of success comes from partnering with some...

8/9/2014

article William Hill Doubles Australian Profits
(UK) -- Nearly one year after its acquisition of Australian online betting provider tomwaterhouse, William Hill of Australia announced a near doubling of its operating...

8/5/2014

article William Hill has great potential in digital world
(UK) -- William Hill‘s new Chief Executive Officer James Henderson has proclaimed that the firm’s potential in the digital world is both exciting and...

8/3/2014

article Will Hill experiences 146% growth in mobile gaming
(UK) -- We’d love to claim that we told you so but actually we did. Last November [2013], GoMo News quoted the bookmakers, Ladbrokes, as predicting here that the [...

8/2/2014

article William Hill boss: journey to the top is a 'long haul'
(UK) -- It is fair to say that racing is something of an obsession in the Henderson household. Some of James Henderson’s earliest memories are of jostling to get...

7/31/2014

article William Hill cheered by record World Cup bets
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill today said the amount of bets placed on this year’s World Cup jumped 80 per cent compared with the last time the tournament was held.

7/6/2014

article Ralph Topping to Retire from William Hill
(UK) -- After more than 44 years working for the gambling giant, Ralph Topping is to retire as the head of William Hill. Topping is regularly credited with the expansion...

7/5/2014

article Quickspin Inks Major Deal with William Hill
(UK) -- Quickspin has been having a great run of things recently. At the EGR B2B Awards held in London not long ago, Quickspin won "Mobile Gaming Software of the...
article William Hill appoints insider James Henderson to top role
(UK) -- William Hill has picked an insider to succeed Ralph Topping, who is stepping down as chief executive this summer after 44 years with the bookmaker, reports...

7/4/2014

article Bookmaker William Hill appoints operations director as new CEO
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill has appointed its operations director James Henderson as chief executive, turning to an insider to see the group through a challenging...

6/29/2014

article Net Entertainment Signs First Land-based Deal
(Sweden) -- Sweden's Net Entertainment is entering the land-based sector for the first time after announcing the signing of a new agreement with William Hill.

6/8/2014

article Operations chief on track for top job at bookmaker William Hill
(UK) -- WILLIAM Hill is poised to name operations director James Henderson as its new chief executive, replacing departing boss Ralph Topping.

6/7/2014

article William Hill poised to name James Henderson as its new boss after lengthy search
(UK) -- William Hill, Britain’s biggest bookmaker, is poised to name operations director James Henderson as its new chief executive to replace outgoing boss Ralph...

5/11/2014

article £1 online bet makes gambler a millionaire
(Scotland) -- A GAMBLER has scooped a record £1.6 million payout from a £1 stake on an online casino game. The married man in his early 60s from Rutherglen,...

4/25/2014

article William Hill to shut 100 shops after Osborne's tax hike on 'crack cocaine' gambling machines
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill today threatened to close more than 100 shops after George Osborne’s tax raid on high stakes betting machines.

4/19/2014

article Photo finish for William Hill's Topping?
(UK) -- A defining few months for Ralph Topping, the (fairly) soon-to-be-departing chief executive of William Hill, who has transformed the bookmaker into a FTSE 100...

3/28/2014

article Analysis Of UK-Based William Hill Plc
(UK) -- Today I will be analyzing William Hill Plc. The company provides gambling services such as sports betting, online casino and operating gaming machines at its...

3/7/2014

article William Hill Has Evolved into an Android
(UK) -- UK-Bookmaker William Hill is fresh off the successful launch of its iOS platform and is continuing its drive into the iGaming market by launching a mobile...

2/28/2014

article William Hill 2013 Profit Down, But Online Drive Is Paying Off
(UK) -- Betting company William Hill PLC Friday reported lower 2013 profits due to higher finance and acquisition costs and investments it made in its online business,...
article Rise in online gaming fails to stem William Hill profit loss
(UK) -- Shares in FTSE 100 company William Hill are up a healthy 2.6 per cent following final results for 2013 showing a rise in online net revenue of 10 per cent and an...

2/24/2014

article Gambling curb 'will kill horses': William Hill boss says animals will need to be put down
(UK) -- Betting bosses yesterday claimed that greyhounds and racehorses would have to be put down if ministers implement a crackdown on roulette-style machines.

2/17/2014

article Ralph Topping remains in the job, but sports book William Hill is seeking a new CEO
(UK) -- William Hill PLC on Monday was forced to clarify media reports that its chief executive will leave the British bookmaker by the end of the year, saying a planned...
article William Hill starts hunt for new chief executive a year early
(UK) -- William Hill is reportedly on the hunt for a new chief executive to replace Ralph Topping a year earlier than expected.

1/28/2014

article We need curb on betting shops, says William Hill: Bookmaker's chief executive says clusters of outlets can cause harm
(UK) -- The boss of William Hill has conceded that clusters of betting shops can cause harm and alienate local communities. Ralph Topping, chief executive of Britain...

1/20/2014

article William Hill strikes deal with US horse race broadcaster
(UK) -- William Hill, Britain’s biggest bookmaker, has agreed a deal to take Turf TV’s US racing coverage in its 2,400 betting shops.

1/17/2014

article William Hill’s U.S. business posts 150 percent rise in net revenues
(Las Vegas) -- William Hill PLC on Friday said its Las Vegas-based subsidiary had a strong fourth quarter, with amounts wagered up 34 percent and net revenues up more...

12/24/2013

article William Hill to keep Gibraltar base despite tax clampdown
(UK) -- William Hill plans to maintain its online betting base in Gibraltar despite a tax clampdown that will cost it tens of millions of pounds. The company is one of...

12/22/2013

article William Hill sticks with Gibraltar
(UK) -- William Hill intends to maintain its online betting base in Gibraltar despite a UK tax clampdown that is likely to cost the bookmaker millions of pounds.

12/16/2013

article William Hill Backs Expanded UK Responsible Gambling Messages
(UK) -- William Hill is proposing that UK gambling companies voluntarily add expanded responsible gambling messages to every television commercial or print advertisement.

12/14/2013

article William Hill to Offer New Mobile Slots from Realistic
(UK) -- William Hill, one of the most popular bookmakers in the UK, has just signed a partnership with slot and table games developer Realistic Games, which means new...

11/20/2013

article William Hill and Infinity AR launch augmented reality gaming
(UK) -- Online casino games company William Hill has teamed up with Infinity Augmented Reality (AR) to release the first real-world environment mobile gambling platform.

10/8/2013

article William Hill Revenues Soar in Q3
(UK) -- William Hill Online has enjoyed a big third quarter in terms of revenues, although its customers have had the last laugh with some surprising football results.

9/7/2013

article William Hill Furthers U.S Reach
(UK) -- William Hill is extending its influence in the U.S. gambling market by announcing that it has partnered with a new casino in the Las Vegas Strip to provide...

9/3/2013

article William Hill To Offer Free-Play Betting In New Jersey [sub req'd]
(New Jersey) -- Monmouth Park is joining forces with the British bookmaking giant William Hill to become the first racetrack in New Jersey to offer customers “free...

8/29/2013

article William Hill to bring ‘traditional sports book model to a whole new level’ at SLS Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- SLS Las Vegas has partnered with William Hill to roll out its sports book when the forthcoming Strip resort opens in fall 2014.

8/28/2013

article William Hill to be race and sports book operator at SLS Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The remodeled SLS Las Vegas is roughly a year away from opening, but the $400 million Strip resort’s pieces are beginning to fall into place.

8/12/2013

article International gambling houses flexing their muscles like never before
(Australia) -- Is Australian bookmaking dying or is it just evolving into a foreign-owned, 21st-century structure that will have platforms around the world.

8/8/2013

article CITY FOCUS: Ladbrokes in race to catch up with rival William Hill
(UK) -- Good weather keeping punters out of betting shops has been blamed for poor half-year results at Ladbrokes – but what has investors mopping their brows is...

7/27/2013

article Bally Technologies and William Hill Partner in Gaming Industry
(UK) -- Bally Technologies is working with United Kingdom's William Hill Casino to spread its large variety of interactive casino games to the UK. William Hill is...
article Bally's and William Hill Team up for Video Slots Games
(UK) -- Bally Technologies, Inc., has teamed up with William Hill of the United Kingdom to introduce its innovative online slots games to a wider audience of players....

6/25/2013

article William Hill ad banned for linking gambling to seduction
(UK) -- A William Hill TV ad showing “sensual areas” of a female casino croupier’s body has been banned by the ad watchdog for linking gambling to...

5/31/2013

article William Hill considering options after sports betting kiosk ban
(Nevada) -- William Hill U.S., which operates 84 sports betting kiosks statewide, was evaluating its options Friday after the Nevada Assembly’s 41-0 vote to ban...

4/19/2013

article Online gambling drives William Hill profit higher
(UK) -- William Hil, Britain's largest bookmaker, said it would invest more to boost its share of the online market after that division fuelled a 8 percent increase...

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