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William Hill US records successful DC sportsbook premiere

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The William Hill US subsidiary of British sportsbetting giant William Hill reportedly recorded aggregated stake worth approximately $9.1 million from its first full month of operation within the United States’ small District of Columbia (DC) jurisdiction. According to a short report from iGamingBusiness.com, the subordinate premiered a temporary sportsbetting facility within the federal city’s ...

William Hill completes acquisition of American rival CG Technology

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British bookmaker William Hill has reportedly announced that its American subsidiary has completed its planned purchase of local rival CG Technology and is now looking to rapidly incorporate the acquisition’s setup into its own already extensive operation. According to a Tuesday report from the Bloomberg news service, the London-listed operator’s William Hill US subordinate ...

William Hill primed to acquire American rival CG Technology

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British bookmaker William Hill is reportedly poised to increase its already large presence in the American sportsbetting market after receiving unanimous permission from the Nevada Gaming Control Board yesterday to move ahead with its planned purchase of local rival CG Technology. According to a Wednesday report from Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the London-listed operator ...

William Hill will not be re-opening 119 British shops post-lockdown

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In the United Kingdom and prominent high street bookmaker William Hill has reportedly revealed that it will not be re-opening 119 of its shops following the recent partial lifting of a coronavirus-related lockdown. According to a Wednesday report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the London-listed firm is responsible for approximately 1,500 retail wagering ...

William Hill hoping to raise £200 million via a new share offer

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In the United Kingdom and prominent high street bookmaker William Hill has reportedly launched a fundraising drive in hopes of bringing in approximately £200 million ($251 million) to better surmount the recent financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Tuesday report from the Financial Times newspaper, the London-listed operator is running a ...

Betfred founder buys sizable stake in rival sportsbetting firm William Hill

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The billionaire founder of giant British bookmaker Betfred, Fred Done, has reportedly spent an undisclosed amount in order to purchase slightly over 3% of the shares in London-listed rival William Hill. According to a Monday report from the Racing Post newspaper, the 77-year-old’s acquisition of some 874,189,537 shares means that he now holds a ...

William Hill comes to Michigan via Grand Traverse Band partnership

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Leading sports betting operator William Hill has signed a long-term partnership agreement with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB). The collaboration will see the renowned sports book brand become the exclusive provider of the federally recognized tribe’s online sports betting and online casino gaming throughout the state of Michigan. US ...

William Hill closes Mr Green online sportsbook in Germany

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British sportsbetting giant, William Hill, has reportedly shuttered the Germany-facing online sportsbook run by its Mr Green and Company AB subsidiary following the imposition of a new local regulatory regime. According to a report from CalvinAyre.com, the Malta-headquartered subordinate released a statement on Monday in which it advised marketing partners that it was ‘closing ...

William Hill to operate sports betting facilities at Circus Circus Casino

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Late last week, William Hill revealed that they are taking over the sports betting operations at the Circus Circus Casino. The announcement was made at the same time as Phil Ruffin closed on the purchase of the property, with a $825 million deal. Ruffin bought the property from MGM Resorts International. Renovations Coming:  After ...

William Hill US unveils ‘Thanksgiving Bowl’ football odds tutorial

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Millions of Americans will be marking this year’s edition of the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday later today by taking to backyards, sports fields and vacant lots in order to enjoy a game of ‘pickup’ football. These informal semi-athletic contests are often referred to as a ‘Thanksgiving Bowl’ and involve squads of families and friends ...

William Hill US becomes official sports betting operator of NBA; operator agrees new partnership with Capital One Arena owner in D.C.

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Internationally-known betting and gaming company William Hill U.S. has inked a new partnership making it the authorized sports betting operator of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, the operator will have use of official NBA betting data and league marks in its U.S. sports books ...