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William Hill PLC
Address: William Hill
Greenside House
50 Station Road Wood Green
London N22 7TP UK
Internet: http://www.williamhillplc.co.uk/
Phone: +44 020 8918 3600
Fax: +44-20-89183775
Key Executives
Chairman Gareth Davis
Chief Executive Ralph Topping
Group Finance Director Neil Cooper
Senior Independent Non Executive Director David Edmonds
Investor Relations: Annual Report 2011
Annual Report 2010
Annual Report 2009


Background Information

About William Hill PLC
William Hill is synonymous with delivering a high-quality gaming and betting experience, whether online, in our shops, on the phone, or on the move.
An established and trusted brand, we took more than £18bn in stakes in 2011.
We are building our business by bringing the excitement of gaming and betting to UK and international customers through a strong retail presence and our growing online activities.
Through our expertise, passion and commitment to customer satisfaction, we aim to deliver an unrivalled experience for our customers, sustainable growth for the business and good returns for our shareholders.


News 2017
August 3, 2017 William Hill Flags 30pc Hit from Proposed Credit Bet Rules
July 10, 2017 William Hill Announce Planet Lottery
March 30, 2017 William Hill Appoints New CFO to help with Turnaround

News 2014
December 3, 2014 William Hill wins “Best Use of Agile in Private Sector” Award in Partnership with Radtac at At Prestigious Management Ceremony, The UK Agile Awards
December 3, 2014 William Hill Exits Dutch Gaming
November 3, 2014 William Hill PLC Suspends Operations in the Philippines
September 25th 2014 William Hill Renews Bingo Deal
July 17, 2014 William Hill Appoints Waterhouse as CEO of Australian Operations
July 4, 2014 Operations director James Henderson Appointed CEO William Hill
May 8, 2014 David Edmonds Retires from Board
February 28, 2014 Bookmaker to Cut Costs to Offset New Tax Regime
February 17, 2014 William Hill Sticks to 2015 as Date to Replace CEO
February 17, 2014 Bookmaker Turns Tables Suggesting Councils Curb New Applications
February 15, 2014 Bookmaker on the Hunt to Fill Big Shoes
January 17, 2014 Pera Training Joins Forces with William Hill to Launch Apprenticeship Scheme
January 20, 2014 UK Bookmakers Report Pleasing Returns on their Australian Brands
January 13, 2014 Social Media Exchange over High-Stake Betting Terminals Gets Heated

News 2013
December 19, 2013 William Hill to keep online base in Gibraltar after Tax Change
November 3, 2013 Bookmaker has Big Expansion Plans, from Lotteries to Increasing its Machine Business
October 16, 2013 Grandfather Puts his Money where his Faith is – a Bet that Paid off in More Ways than One
September 45 2013 William Hill Looks to Consolidate Brands
August 19, 2013 William Hill Exits Chinese Market
August 8, 2013 William Hill Shares Success with Employees
August 8, 2013 William Hill PLC Agrees To Acquire Australian Online Betting Business, Tomwaterhouse.Com
August 3, 2013 Bookmaker to Challenge Online Tax
August 3, 2013 Expansion Down Under will pay off for William Hill
July 30, 2013 Microgaming Forges Relationship With William Hill
July 4, 2013 32Red Awarded Costs Following High Court Victory in Trade Mark Dispute with William Hill
July 3, 2013 William Hill Lead Contender in Waterhouse Sale
June 21, 2013 UK's Biggest Online Bookmaker, Sees Profits Leap by a Third
June 10, 2013 Test Case Goes Before Judge for Betting Shops
May 31, 2013 William Hill Launches Corporate Bond Sale
May 13, 2013 Betting Chain Adopts Mobile Technology to Support Customer Demand
May 9, 2013 CEO to Steer Company Until at Least 2015
May 8, 2013 William Hills Signs Deal with Racetrack in New Jersey
May 2, 2013 William Hill Moves Into the FTSE100
April 19, 2013 William Hill Significant Strategic Progress and Profit Growth Continues
April 13, 2013 Betting Giant Expected to Post Strong First-Quarter Earnings
April 13, 2013 William Hill Completes Acquisition
April 13, 2013 32Red Awarded Damages in Trade Mark Dispute
April 7, 2013 Gaming Company May Face 'Investor Revolt' Over Executive Pay at Pending AGM
March 21, 2013 The Best Way to Regulate and Control Betting is to Have Legitimate Bookmakers Involved
March 19, 2013 William Hill Completes Sportingbet Acquisition
March 4, 2013 William Hill Announce Strong 2012 Results
March 1, 2013 Expanding William Hill Buys Out Online Partner
February 16, 2013 Sportingbet Shareholders to Weigh Takeover Decision by Thursday
February 15, 2013 Racing Commission Approves the Acquisition of Renowned Top End Book Maker
February 13, 2013 William Hill Extends Datacash Deal
February 7, 2013 Playtech Lifted by Partnership with William Hill
January 30, 2013 William Hill Posts Strong Figures from Its Online Business
January 30, 2013 William Hill to Apply for Norwegian Gambling License
January 29, 2013 William Hill Signs Up to Next Generation of Retail Betting Software with Openbet Promote
January 29, 2013 William Hill Boosted By Online Growth
January 26, 2013 William Hill PLC: Publication of Prospectus & Restoration of Trading
January 26, 2013 Sportingbet's Australia Directors in Line for £15m Retention Bonus
January 18, 2013 Recommended Offer for Sportingbet By William Hill Australia
January 1, 2013) William Hill Launch New Campaign Developed By Fabula


News 2012
December 18, 2012 William Hill Gets More Time for Sportingbet Deal
December 10, 2012 William Hill Extends Its Sponsorship of the Winter Festival
December 4, 2012 William Hill Cuts Sportingbet Offer
December 4, 2012 William Hill Announce Withdrawal From Greek Market
December 2, 2012 Deadline for William Hill-Sportingbet Deal
November 30, 2012 William Hill To Renegotiate Sportingbet Approach
November 28, 2012 Playtech Limited: Further Announcement Re: William Hill Online
November 28, 2012 William Hill Bets on More Trading Space
November 12, 2012 William Hill to Get More Time for Sportingbet Bid
November 9, 2012 William Hill Seeks Sportingbet Bid Extension
November 5, 2012 William Hill Now Open to Swedish Market
November 2, 2012 William Hill CEO Steps Down From SPL Chairman Role
November 1, 2012 William Hill: Total Voting Rights
October 29, 2012 Another Round of Consolidation is Looming in the Highly Competitive Corporate Bookmaker Sector
October 23, 2012 Bookmakers Renew Funding Deal for Horse Racing
October 22, 2012 William Hill Announce Senior Online Management Changes
October 22, 2012 William Hill Release Q3 Interim Management Statement
October 19, 2012 William Hill Eyes Buy-Out of Playtech Stake in Online Joint Venture
October 16, 2012 Legal Team to Advise in Sportingbet Acquisition
October 16, 2012 Sportingbet Would Agree to Accept Sweetened William Hill Offer
October 15, 2012 Second William Hill Bid Rejected By Sportingbet
October 12, 2012 Market Jitters Over William Hill's Expansion Costs
October 12, 2012 Political Animals Announce William Hill As New Sponsor
October 8, 2012 Equities Research Analysts Differ on William Hill Rating
October 1, 2012 Statement by the Board of Sportingbet regarding the approach by William Hill plc (“William Hill”) and GVC Holdings plc (“GVC”)
October 1, 2012 Analysts Watching William Hill
October 1, 2012 William Hill Consider Raising Offer For Sportingbet
September 30, 2012 Sportingbet Reportedly Rejects Takeover Bid From William Hill
September 28, 2012 William Hill Creeps Higher Amid Talk of Consolidation
September 23, 2012 Paddy Power Facing Increased Competition
September 20, 2012 William Hill Continues To Back UK Snooker Championship
September 19, 2012 William Hill Considers Joint Takeover of Sportingbet
September 20, 2012 William Hill Considers Joint Offer For Sportingbet
August 31, 2012 William Hill Sponsors Scottish National Football Team
August 22, 2012 William Hill PLC Director Declaration
August 5, 2012 William Hill Appeals Judgement on Betting Levy
August 1, 2012 William Hill Cranks Up Focus On Social Media
August 1, 2012 Director Deals - William Hill PLC
August 1, 2012 William Hill Staff Given £3.5 Million in Share Scheme Payouts
July 30, 2012 William Hill Market Share Boosted By Online Platform
July 30, 2012 William Hill Prepares to Challenge UK Online Gaming Tax
July 27, 2012 William Hill Posts Higher H1 Profit
July 27, 2012 William Hill Raises Hopes For Olympic Sports Betting Boost
July 27, 2012 William Hill Renews Legal Battle With Betfair As Profits Soar
July 13, 2012 Nevada Gaming Control Board Grants Irish-Listed Bookmaker Preliminary Finding Of Suitability
June 29, 2012 William Hill and British Horseracing Authority Challenging Ruling that Exempts Betting Exchanges from Levy
June 29, 2012 Paddy Power Prepared To Gamble On Nevada Licence
June 27, 2012 Strong Backing For William Hill
June 27, 2012 William Hill Live with 2,000 of Inspired’s Newest SBG SLOTS with Unique Marketing & Rewards Features
June 24, 2012 William Hill Makes Big US Play
June 21, 2012 Nevada Gaming Commission Grants Licence To William Hill
June 8, 2012 William Hill Online Launches Passoker Ahead of Euro 2012
June 6, 2012 Betting Group William Hill Applauds Spain’s New Gambling Laws and Licences
June 5, 2012 William Hill Shuts Down Australian Betting Website
May 6, 2012 William Hill Shareholder Revolt Set To Continue
May 3, 2012 William Hill Named ‘Best In Class’ At The 2012 Betview Awards
May 1, 2012 Score Media Announce Partnership With William Hill
April 20, 2012 Sportsbook Underpins Strong Q1 At William Hill
April 15, 2012 William Hill's Move Into US Market Stalls In Nevada
April 13, 2012 William Hill Records Largest Bet In History
April 5, 2012 Enetpulse Announce Tennis Data Deals with bet365, William Hill and Paddy Power
April 4, 2012 William Hill Launch Live Casino in Italy
March 13, 2012 William Hill Chief Receives Further Pay Rise
March 13, 2012 William Hill Publishes Annual Financial Report
March 11, 2012 William Hill To Start Talks With Playtech
March 4, 2012 Britain's Biggest Bookmaker Eyes International Expansion
February 24, 2012 William Hill And Playtech In Exit Discussions
February 24, 2012 UK Gambling Group Continues Strong Momentum in 2011 Driven By Innovation and Investment
February 7, 2012 William Hill Criticized As Online Odds Better That Betting Shops
January 24, 2012 William Hill Loses Appeal in Its Trade Mark Dispute with 32Red
January 19, 2012 William Hill Partners With Inspired To Be Exclusive Gaming Machine Provider
January 17, 2012 William Hill, Bet365 Vie to Lead In-Play Betting – Survey
January 11, 2012 William Hill Signs Sports Sponsorship Deal with The Global Herald
January 6, 2012 William Hill Signs Ground Breaking Sponsorship Deal With The FA

January 3, 2012

William Hill Total Voting Rights

January 3, 2012

Study Finds Levying a Point of Consumption Tax on Online Gambling Would Seriously Hurt the Government’s “Consumer Protection Policy Objectives


Company News 2011
December 26, 2011 Betfair Hits Out at BHA and William Hill Over Legal Action
December 20, 2011 William Hill Under the Spotlight of Citigroup Analysts
December 16, 2011 OFT Considers Local Betting Shop Divestments in Betfred/Tote Merger
December 6, 2011 Profits Lift at William Hill’s Potential Takeover Target
November 27, 2011 Proposals to Change the Taxation of Online Betting Companies Could Grow the Black Market
November 18, 2011 Former Executive Hits Cantor Gaming With Counter claim in Its Lawsuit Over Competition in the Industry
November 9, 2011 William Hill Reviews £13m Media Account
November 7, 2011 Director Deals - William Hill PLC
November 3, 2011 William Hill Has Agreed to Sell Its Remaining 15 Betting Shops in the Republic of Ireland to Boylesports
November 2, 2011 William Hill Scraps Takeover Talks
November 1, 2011 Racing, Betting Industries Reach Agreement on Board Levy
October 27, 2011 William Hill Continuation of Key First Half Trends in Q3 Leaves William Hill on Track for Full-Year Expectations
October 24, 2011 William Hill Sacks Seven Managers After Tel Aviv Plot Uncovered
October18, 2011 William Hill's Tel Aviv Operation Hit By Disruption
October 17, 2011 William Hill Walkout
October 17, 2011 Probability plc and UK Bookmaker William Hill Have Been Granted More Time to Reach a Potential Takeover Agreement
October 12, 2011 William Hill Appointments to Board
October 6, 2011 Turf TV Renew Announce Long-Term Contract with William Hill
Sept 30, 2011 William Hill to Sponsor ESPN’s European Football Coverage
September 19, 2011 Government’s New Takeover Panel Rules Apply from Today
September 18, 2011 William Hill May Buy Gaming Company Probability
August 25, 2011 William Hill Becomes New Sponsor of the Scottish Cup
August 22, 2011 William Hill Appoints First Head Of Mobile Marketing
August 13, 2011 Football Punters Score Big With New Racing Post/William Hill App
August 5, 2011 Betting Shops Caught Up In London Riots
July 26, 2011 William Hill Unleash Their New Mobile Betting Site
July 22, 2011 William Hill To Sponsor Real Radio Scotland's New Football Phone-In Show
July 18, 2011 William Hill Comments On Gambling Tax Proposals
July 13, 2011 William Hill Bets On Italian Online Market
July 13, 2011 Government to Announce New Offshore Betting Tax
July 7, 2011 William Hill Latest To Review Ad Spend With News of the World
June 26, 2011 William Hill's Timing Almost Perfect
June 13, 2011 Betting Boss Receives £1.2m Incentive
May 26, 2011 William Hill Launches Innovative Irish Betting Site
May 26, 2011 British Bookmaker Backs Ireland’s Proposed 2% Online Revenue Tax
May 14, 2011 Gambling Giant in Web Talks With Playtech
May 13, 2011 Playtech Resolves Dispute with Partner William Hill
May 8, 2011 UK Bookmaker Buys Its Third US Acquisition
May 3, 2011 William Hill Picks Up Another US Gambling Asset
April 21, 2011 Strong First Quarter Performance from William Hill
April 15, 2011 William Hill Gambles on Expansion Into the US
March 18, 2011 William Hill Gets Playtech Injunction Extended
February 25, 2011 William Hill Announce 2010 Final Results
February 23, 2011 William Hill Gets Injunction to Block Ladbrokes-Playtech Deal
February 20 2011 Manufacturers Agree to Remove Gaming Machines
February 20 2011 Gambling Firms to Report Results
January 21, 2011 Online Gambling Operator Wins Trademark Victory Against William Hill
January 19, 2011 William Hill Plc Issues Trading Update, Lift From Online Betting Profit
January 11, 2011 William Hill to Push Innovations to Marketing Fore


Company News 2010
Sept 24, 2010 William Hill Responds to the HBLB’s Consultation on Betting Exchanges
Sept 21, 2010 Inspired Launches Virtual Cycling For Retail and Online
Sept 20, 2010 William Hill Eyes Tote and Says Competition Rules Outdated
Sept 6, 2010 William Hill To Struggle To Grow In 2011
August 26, 2010 Strong William Hill Online Growth and Excellent Machines Performance Deliver Operating Profit Increase
August 25, 2010 Largest UK Sports Betting Provider Charged Wiener PR -Agentur
August 1, 2010 Long-Awaited Merger of Internet Gaming Firms Finally Completed
July 28, 2010 William Hill Appoints New Chairman
July 26, 2010 William Hill Telephone Betting Service To Move Offshore
July 27, 2010 UK Bookmakers Flee The Country, Britain's Online Gambling Revenues Look Poised To All But Collapse

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