William Hill handed 6.2m GBP fine for money laundering failures

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UK bookmaker and online gambling operator William Hill has been fined £6.2m (€7m or $8.6m) by the UK Gambling Commission for falling short on money laundering checks and not meeting social responsibility regulations. An investigation by The Commission found that 10 customers of William Hill were able to deposit large sums of money that were… Read more »

NYX Gaming wins race to acquire Openbet for 270m GBP

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NYX Gaming Group has announced to the market that it has a binding agreement to purchase Openbet from the private equity company Vitruvian Partners LLP. The total price tag to acquire Openbet’s B2B business is expected to total £270m (€338m or $386m). NYX will be supported in their bid from bookmakers William Hill and Sky… Read more »

Scottish woman wins 2.5m GBP at William Hill Vegas

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A woman from Scotland has beaten all the odds to win a staggering £2.5m (€3.2m or $3.6m) slot jackpot, just three months after she pocketed £30,000 from the same bookmaker. William Hill confirmed that the single mothers win was the biggest they have ever paid out. The win occurred on the The Festival Of Lights… Read more »

888 shares increase after William Hill takeover bid

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Casino operator 888 saw its share prices increase by more than 20% this week after reports revealed a takeover bid from leading UK bookmaker William Hill. The news announced by 888 comes just hours after it was speculated by media outlets that William Hill was involved in advanced talks with the operator over a potential… Read more »