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William Hill names Bowcock as new chief executive

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willhill1William Hill has appointed Philip Bowcock as chief executive on a permanent basis.

Bowcock previously served as chief financial officer at the bookmaker, but took on the role of chief executive on an interim basis in July 2016.

Prior to joining William Hill in November 2015, Bowcock was finance director at Cineworld Group for four years and has

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Operating profit falls for William Hill in 'challenging year'

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willhill1William Hill posted a 10% fall in its annual operating profit as the UK bookmaker cited challenging trading conditions and unfavourable football results.

The company’s profit for the 12 months through to December 27 fell to £261.5m (€310m/$328m) from £291m, while earnings per share fell by 13% year-on-year.

Revenue increased slightly to nearly

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William Hill poised to promote Philip Bowcock to CEO position: report

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willhill1UK bookmakers William Hill has reportedly ended its search for a new chief executive, and will instead promote Philip Bowcock to the position.

According to the Financial Times, William Hill is set to announce Bowcock’s appointment “as early as Friday,” when the bookmaker is due to report its full-year results for 2016. Bowcock, the company’s chief f

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William Hill majority shareholder urges merger – report

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willhill1Parvus Asset Management, the London-based hedge fund that is currently the largest shareholder in William Hill, has urged the bookmaker to consider pursuing a takeover deal.

According to the Times newspaper, Parvus has said William Hill should align itself with another leading gambling company in order to help ensure a positive future for the firm.

 

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William Hill to post lower-than-expected results FY 2016

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willhill1William Hill has cited unfavourable football and horseracing results in December as one of the main reasons for lower-than-expected profits in 2016.

In a trading update published ahead of its full-year results statement in February, the bookmaker said operating profit for the 12 months to December 31, 2016, amounted to £260 million (€300.7 mi

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William Hill Australia revives Centrebet brand

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willhill1Bookmaker William Hill’s Australian division has revived its dormant Centrebet brand only months after streamlining its down under operations into a single corporate presence.

On Tuesday, William Hill Australia formally announced the rebirth of its Centrebet website and mobile app, which is being positioned as the home of the “serious” racing bet

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William Hill to sponsor ITV racing coverage

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willhill1William Hill has agreed to sponsor UK commercial broadcast ITV’s horse racing programming.

As of this month, ITV has become the new home of terrestrial coverage of racing, after the sport switched from Channel 4.

William Hill will support the broadcaster under an initial one-year deal, with the bookmaker to sponsor ITV’s live programming across t

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William Hill lose Australian Open courtside presence

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Be The House sign deal with William Hill The Australian division of UK bookmakers William Hill won’t have a courtside presence at this year’s Australian Open tennis event.

Hills made history at the 2016 Australian Open by becoming the first official betting partner of the nation’s biggest annual sporting event. The deal, believed to have been worth a cool AU$5m, marked the first time a b

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Be The House sign deal with William Hill

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willhill1Be The House, an innovative new gaming company, is launching its unique Cash In Roulette product with William Hill, as it looks to breathe life back into the casino vertical.

 Cash In Roulette offers bets over consecutive spins of a roulette wheel, in

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William Hill US first to offer eSports bets in Nevada

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willhill1William Hill is set to become the first US sportsbook to legally take wagers on an eSports event this weekend.

On Friday, William Hill US announced that the sportsbook at the Downtown Grand Casino in Las Vegas would be taking wagers on this weekend’s IEM Oakland eSports event. Bettors have their choice of wagering on which of the six teams will win

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018
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