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Star Wars latest offering hotly tipped as 2017’s highest grossing film

With the recently-released trailer creating a considerable buzz amongst fans, William Hill has tipped ‘The Last Jedi’, the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise, to become the highest-grossing film of 2017. The British bookmaker has given odds of 1/6 on the film surpassing the $1.10 billion (£831.38 million) grossed by Beauty And The Beast back last March, but believes it …

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William Hill – Labour publishes its ManifestNO but Corbyn is still being backed to remain as party leader

Yesterday’s official publishing of the Labour Party Manifesto, has done little to convince political punters that Jeremy Corbyn is the man to back for the 2017 UK General Election (8 June). Issuing a market update this morning, bookmaker William Hill has revealed that betting on the Tories is currently outmatching Labour wagers by 10:1. Guided by the strapline “For The …

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William Hill player scoops $1 million jackpot on Playtech slot

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A 48-year-old European player on William Hill has become a millionaire after scooping the largest ever progressive jackpot on a Playtech Age of the Gods™ slot game. The anonymous male, who was spinning just $1 per spin, was rewarded with an additional $3,000 bonus following his $997,690 jackpot win on Age of the Gods: King of Olympus™. Since being launched …

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William Hill refunds punters on Will Young’s abrupt Strictly exit

Following Tuesday’s announcement by the BBC that contestant Will Young would no longer be participating in this season’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, UK bookmaker William Hill has moved to refund all bets placed on the pop star to win the competition. The departure of Young narrows Strictly’s celebrity line-up to twelve contestants as the show enters its fourth week. BBC management …

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Murray replaces Joshua as SPOTY favourite

After winning Wimbledon on Sunday afternoon, Andy Murray has moved ahead of Anthony Joshua as the bookmakers’ favourite to win this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year.  Murray is now 4/5 with William Hill to win the award for two years running, with Anthony Joshua at 6/1 and Welsh hero Gareth Bale at 8/1. It was also revealed that …

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Following the Foxes – Can anyone be this season’s Leicester City?

The Premier League fixtures were revealed yesterday to little fanfare due to the ongoing European Championships. Accordingly William Hill has also released its odds for these opening games, with Leicester City priced at 10/11 to beat newbies Hull City. The more interesting odds on show though are those for the overall league winner. Leicester themselves are priced at 25/1 to …

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