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Three gambling businesses owned by William Hill will pay a total of £19.2 million for “widespread and alarming” social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures, the Gambling Commission has announced. The settlement is the largest in the Gambling Commission’s history. WHG (International) Limited, which runs williamhill.com, will pay £12.5 million; Mr Green Limited, which runs mrgreen.com, [...]
Itai Pazner, the boss of gambling giant 888, is to step down “immediately” from the top of the business which he has led for four years – just weeks after the firm’s chief financial officer walked. The firm announced the move to markets in a terse statement this morning. It also announced it had launched [...]
Betting giant 888’s finance boss announced today he will step down as the betting giant’s revenue lag slightly behind last year’s levels. Yariv Dafna will step down in March after two and a half years at the company’s helm. The group – which owns retail and online brands such as William Hill, 888 and SI [...]
888’s revenue and profit fell in the second quarter as it completed the acquisition of betting company William Hill. The betting and gaming company suffered a 13 per cent revenue decline to £332.1m from £380.9m in the first quarter of last year. Stricter gambling laws in the UK and the closure of the Netherlands led [...]
British gambling giant 888 said today it expected revenues for the half year to dip as it feels the impact of stricter gambling measures and a temporary withdrawal from the Netherlands.
Gambling giant 888 is expected to complete its takeover of William Hill sometime “on or around” 30 June following a successful shareholders seal of approval.
Gambling giant 888 has agreed a renewed price for its acquisition of William Hill, dropping from £2.2bn to £1.95bn, and reflecting the change in the "macro-economic and regulatory environment" since the deal was first announced.
Caesars Entertainment is reportedly set to put Willian Hill’s non-American assets up for sale in the coming weeks. The Vegas giant bought the British high street stalwart in a deal worth just shy of £3bn last month, but is believed to be keen to offload the UK and European arms of the firm. Read more: [...]
William Hill today said its £2.9bn takeover by US casino group Caesars Entertainment had been cleared by a UK court despite shareholder protests. The bumper merger had been held up by a court hearing after minority shareholder HBK Capital Management raised concerns about disclosures relating to the deal. HBK and fellow US hedge fund GWM [...]
British bookmaker William Hill, currently in the process of being acquired by Caesars Entertainment, posted a steep fall in profit last year. Its adjusted pre-tax profit fell 91 percent to £9.1m in 2020. The firm saw net revenue fall by 16 per cent as the pandemic disrupted live sporting events and shut its betting shops. [...]
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