Posts tagged ‘william hill’

Sports Betting Legalization in the US may Speed Up Because of the Pandemic

May 14, 2020

It has been over two years since the Supreme Court of the United States has stricken down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act or PASPA of 1992. This finally made sports betting federally legal. This happening allows the states in the US to decide for themselves whether they would legalize and regulate sports betting […]

Sportsbook Exposure Report on MLB Futures

July 25, 2019

With the baseball in the backstretch of the season, it is a good time to sit down and examine sportsbook’s heaviest exposures. If you are not hip to gambling jargon, this means we will examine which teams have the most money bet on them to win the World Series. In recent years sportsbooks have been […]

William Hill Exiting Switzerland and Latvian Markets

June 24, 2019

William Hill sportsbook let it be known through another sportsbook reviews themed website that they plan to pull the plug on their operations in two countries as of June 30, 2019.The reason they cited was expanding and complicated legal hurdles. Latvia passed a law back in April limiting or denying its citizens from using internationally […]

William Hill US Sues Fan Duel Sportsbook

October 24, 2018

When the supreme court allowed states to legalize and regulate sports betting earlier this year, many companies scrambled to get into the action. The two largest daily fantasy sports providers in the US, FanDuel and DraftKings, both started hiring experts and merging with companies already in the sector to bring forth a gambling product that […]

William Hill Enters Atlantic City Market

May 30, 2018

Many existing gambling venues inside Atlantic City who do not have sports betting operations elsewhere, will be looking for outside help to launch their sports betting product.¬†Ocean Resort Casino has teamed with well-known online sportsbook William Hill to offer sports betting services to their visitors. The plans currently have a 7,500 square foot sportsbook being […]

Paddy Power BetFair Purchases Majority Share of FanDuel

May 23, 2018

The UK bookie giant buys majority share of the Daily Fantasy heavyweight. We have had our eye on this possible merger for a few weeks and first reported it last week. The purchase price is that Paddy Power “will contribute its existing US assets and $158 million in cash.” The cash will be used to […]

NJ and William Hill Prepared for Legal Sports Betting

April 24, 2018

Oceanport, New Jersey – Home of the Monmouth Horse Track and presumably William Hill’s newest sports betting outlet. As we have reported in a half-dozen previous articles, the individual states within the United States are awaiting a ruling from the Supreme Court that will make sports betting legality decidable at the state level. Ahead of […]

Pokerstars Group Gobbles Up More CrownBet Shares

March 7, 2018

Almost immediately after William Hill announced it was selling its Australian business to Crownbet, The Stars Group (Parent company of Poker Stars) announced it had increased its investment share of Crownbet from 62% to 80%. The Stars Group had made its first purchase of the 62% mentioned above on February 27th. That initial investment purchase […]

William Hill Sells Australian Division to Crownbet

March 6, 2018

Last year we reported how there was new legislation in Australia that imposed fees and regulations and how, as a result,¬†gambling operators were leaving in droves. William Hill, the worlds biggest bookie, has just sold its share of Australian business to Crownbet. As per wikipedia: “Crown Resorts Limited is one of Australia’s largest gaming and […]

William Hill Prepared for U.S. Market

February 27, 2018

Events are moving fast on the state and federal level and it certainly appears the availability of sports betting in The United States will be growing considerably. States are already partnering with companies to be able to “throw the switch”. One company that is already in the US market is UK based William Hill (SBA […]