Company Overview

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Founded:
July 1, 2009
Employees:
100
Headquarters:
London
Categories:
Sports, Gambling, Entertainment, Games
Description:
Online Bookmaker

Detailed Description

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Online, on the high street, on the phone

Founded in 1934, William Hill is one of the best-known names in the gambling industry, providing gaming and betting services across three channels: online, on the high street and on the phone. We have been listed on the London Stock Exchange (WMH.L) since 2002 and employ over 15,000 people in the UK, Ireland, Israel and Bulgaria.

Our aim is to give our customers what they want, when they want it, where they want it. We are one of the UK's leading bookmakers, with a trusted high-street brand based on our in-depth knowledge of fixed-odds betting and our unrivalled customer service. With the advent of internet betting and gaming, we have extended our market-leading brand to a new generation of customers around the world.

Key facts about William Hill Online:

-In 2009, we established William Hill Online, the leading European online gaming and sports betting business -Our online Sportsbook serves customers from over 175 countries, offering six languages and 11 currencies -In 2007, we took online bets from 169 countries for over 60,000 events (350,000 markets) and over 30 sports -Our gaming websites offer casino, poker, bingo and skill games Key facts about William Hill's retail business:

-We operate in around 2,300 betting shops across the UK and Ireland, most of which are open seven days a week, offering odds and taking bets on a wide range of sporting and other events -We process over one million betting slips every day -The gaming machines that we offer in the majority of betting shops enable customers to bet on roulette, slots and other random number generated events -Through a joint-venture with Codere, we are developing a retail business in Spain, operating under the Victoria brand -Our call centres for telephone betting can handle over 600 calls simultaneously We own and operate two Greyhound stadia (in Sunderland and Newcastle)

Past Team (1)

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    Ian Williams

    Head of Affiliates & Joint Ventures
    Oct 8, 2002 - Mar 21, 2004

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • William Hill

    Greenside House

    50 Station Road Wood Green

    London, N22 7TP UK

    GBR

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