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William Hill forms data & compliance partnership with Featurespace

William Hill has partnered with Cambridge based risk management, data and compliance solutions provider Featurespace The partnership will see William Hill and Featurespace deploy a range of sophisticated machine learning analytics and technical expertise to interpret data and achieve greater consumer insight. Featurespace’s machine learning approach automates these processes to cut operational costs while gaining customer insight. Betting operators utilise a …

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William Hill to open early stage start-up accelerators in London & Tel Aviv

Targeting future market growth and product innovation, William Hill is set to open strategic start-up accelerators in London and Tel Aviv. Accelerators take equity stakes in early stage start-ups and venture ideas in exchange for help with capital, resources and mentorship. William Hill is set to offer eight companies an investment of £25,000 ($40,000) if they choose to join the …

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William Hill exits Portugal and Estonia markets

In accordance with “recent regulatory developments”, William Hill has confirmed that it will exit its betting and gaming services from Estonia and Portugal markets. The operator send email communications to its affiliates and media partners stating that its services for the markets would end on 28 June. Affiliates and media partners have been instructed to remove all William Hill marketing …

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Australian Federal Police to investigate Ladbrokes & William Hill Click to Call services

The Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) has handed its investigation of Ladbrokes Australia and William Hill ‘click to call’ betting services to the Federal Police amid claims that the operators are breaching betting laws. ACMA had been requested in May to investigate the operators’ services which mirror live/in-play betting a mechanisms which are not allowed by the provisions of …

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William Hill adds Inspired Virtual Sports to betting in-shop TV channel

William Hill has extended its omni-channel capabilities by integrating Inspired Gaming’s Virtual Sports services with its retail betting in-shop TV channel. William Hill’s Betting Shop TV channel, which is shown in-shop across c. 2,300 retail locations in the UK, is now being broadcast across online and mobile as an additional feed available to players via WilliamHill.com, from 5pm until 10pm …

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William Hill re-opens Grexit market

As Greece and the EU enter final debt crisis deadlock talks, William Hill has re-opened its market on whether the country will leave the Euro Zone by the end of 2015. Entering a critical 24 hour period, Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has set out new proposals to try and prevent Greece’s default on a €1.6 billion IMF loan. Greece …

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William Hill confirms departure of Neil Cooper as Group Finance Director

William Hill Group Finance Director Neil Cooper is set to leave the operator to join UK property developer Barratt Developments. Cooper leaves William Hill following five years leading the bookmaker’s financial operations. Cooper’s contract has a 12 month notice period, but his actual departure date will be confirmed by the operator in due course. William Hill confirmed that it had …

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NetEnt enters retail games content partnership with William Hill

Gambling content developer Net Entertainment (NetEnt) has entered a retail  games supply with William Hill to supply games content throughout the operators UK retail network. After a successful integration process, these games will now be made available in shops around the UK, with the first of these titles to be launched gradually over the next few weeks. Per Eriksson, President …

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William Hill – Sol Campbell 20/1 to become Tory London Mayor candidate

Having announced his intention to run as a Conservative Party candidate for London Mayor, former England and Arsenal FC footballer Sol Campbell has been priced at 50/1 by William Hill to win the mayoral race. The former England defender will take part in a hustings event with other candidates for the Tory nomination on 4 July. Campbell who has acknowledged …

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