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The Potential of the Online Gambling Market

The first gambling online site was launched at a time the internet was becoming popular with various people across the world. Since then, it has grown tremendously in almost all the parts of the world. According to research carried out by Juniper Research, the global market for online gambling could grow even higher in the future. Last year it was worth $620 billion, which included British names like William Hill PLC, Playtech PLC and Paddy Power Betfair PLC, which dominated the list. This year, the market has made a tremendous improvement growing by 13%, reaching $700 billion. The research...

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Over 30 speakers to speak at GiGse this year

This year’s GiGse will be co-located with Juegos Miami at The Miami Biltmore from May 30- June 1. The event will be graced by over 30 speakers who will deliver 13+ hours of insight into the gaming industry to the audience and another 7+ hours of networking. The speech will cover North American gambling, gaming and betting in 2018. Top Speakers of The iGaming Industry Some speakers who have confirmed as attending the event include Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill US, Art Manteris, VP Sport and Race Operations, Station Casinos / Red Rock Resorts as well as Benjie...

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Silchester Purchases Five Percent of William Hill

Silchester International Investors, a Mayfair-based investment firm, has purchased 5% of William Hill, 43.35 million shares were bought by the hedge fund managers at a price of 240p a share. To put this into greater perspective, their investment in the bookmaker is presently worth £104 million. The investment may have come at a good time for the bookmaker. William Hill had a tough 2016. The company suffered from weaker than predicted revenues. This forced it to reduce its profit forecasts to £280 million from its previous £300 million estimates and also resulted in the ousting of its then CEO...

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Betting Innovation: Interview with Onionsack CEO Jonathan Power

Onionsack is a unique provider of text betting messaging platforms for most of the major UK and Irish bookmakers, including , , and Totepool . The company's platform drives the IM and Text betting channels, generating and delivering personalized in-play bet marketing messages. It allows customers to simply type and send their bet and, within seconds, they receive a receipt of the transaction, followed by another if they win. Onionsack prides itself on understanding the written bet. Most recently the text betting messaging provider worked with Paddy Power to provide the bookmaker's customers with the ability to place bets...

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William Hill to Bring eSports Betting to Nevada

Famous UK bookmaker and will soon become the first sportsbook granted an eSports license in the U.S. state of Nevada. Once the license is acquired, the company will work in partnership with Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino to offer betting lines on eSports (video gaming) competitions in Nevada. The Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) approved the application to accept bets on eSports tournaments that was put forth by the bookmaker and the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino. According to the Las Vegas Sun newspaper, the Nevada GCB said wagering will occur under Regulation 21.120 which permits bets on events...

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US Election Bets Heat Up as Odds Raise for Trump

As the 2016 United States presidential election draws ever nearer, US election bets are heating up with more and more bettors making wagers on who they think will become the next American president. Surprisingly, although there is strong support behind Hillary Clinton outside the wagering world, inside the betting markets, Donald Trump appears to be crushing Clinton. Recently, there has been a rise on the number of bettors who have placed their money on Donald Trump to win the presidency. According to Paddy Power, almost every last-minute bets being placed on the US presidential election are for Trump. A...

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New Betting Powerhouse: Amaya May Merge with William Hill

Canadian betting company Amaya Inc. of Montreal and UK bookmaker William Hill Plc are reportedly in talks, discussing a potential merger. William Hill announced the possible amalgamation that would see the companies merge as equals. Such a merger would create a betting powerhouse worth an estimated $5.6 billion (£4.6 billion, €5.1 billion). Once the announcement was made after markets closed Friday, William Hill’s shares increased as much as 6.5% to 313.6 pence, which rose the company’s market value to 3.7 billion pounds (roughly $3.3 billion). Amaya’s stock gained 8.2% to CAD$23.21 on the report, making its value $3.4 billion...

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NYX Gaming Acquires Gaming Rival for £270 Million

NYX Gaming Group has announced the acquisition of OpenBet, a market leading B2B sportsbook and digital gaming company. NYX acquired OpenBet for £270 million and the combined strength of these two top suppliers will provide the finest betting and gaming solutions across all channels to customers worldwide. The acquisition was backed by both Sky Betting and Gaming and . Sky Bet contributed £20 million while bookmaker William Hill will purchase £10 million of NYX’s equity and contribute an additional £80 million via a note redeemable in shares or cash. Both NYX and OpenBet are suppliers to the book maker, with...

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Bookmakers Favor Trump, Clinton in US Presidential Race

Many Americans are getting behind Donald Trump, hoping that if he wins this year's US presidential election, he'll, “Make America Great Again.” But some people want to see him for a very different reason – so they can cash in at the bookmaker's. Bookmakers, especially those in the UK, are famous for allowing people to bet on pretty much anything, and the 2016 contest for the White House is no different. And with nearly two dozen candidates and a race that has often times felt more like a reality TV show, the betting action has been wild. Donald Trump...

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Women in Gaming: Unique Interview with Top Industry Leaders

The online gaming industry has many female team leaders who have contributed to the success of their business. In honor of International Women’s Day, we conducted a special multi-interview with some of the iGaming industry’s top experts and former WiG (Women in Gaming) winners. We presented each with the same five questions and are pleased to provide you with the insightful thoughts and opinions of these incredible female professionals who are true leaders in their field. Introduction (In Alphabetical order)   Ebba Arnred (CMO at Play'n GO): I started in the industry longer ago than I care to remember, when CDROM...

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William Hill Awards its Biggest Payout Ever

A Woman from Scotland, who wishes to remain anonymous, has won an amazing £2.5 million jackpot after playing the online slot, Festival of Lights, at on Valentine’s Day. For about the past 18 months, the progressive slot, developed by Blueprint Gaming, had been building until the lucky single mom and teacher scored the life-changing prize on February 14th. Even more amazing is that this is not the first time the woman has won at William Hill. Three months ago she won £30,000 on a different online casino game. When asked what she intends to do with her massive win,...

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William Hill to Launch 4 Classic Betdigital Slots

Betdigital, a UK-based iGaming content developer, has recently signed a deal with one of the UK’s leading multichannel gambling operators, . The agreement will result in the launch of four classic Betdigital slot games across the gambling operators multiple channels. The four slots, which include titles like Giant Gems and Blazing 7’s, will be integrated onto the William Hill Casino platform via the remote gaming server (RGS) from GECO Gaming. The new gaming content will be launched across the operator’s desktop, mobile, and retail platforms. The benefit of launching the games via GECO Gaming’s RGS is that it provides...

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The 5 Best Mobile Casinos

If you want to enjoy the very best real money casino gaming experience when you are on the go, these mobile casinos will offer you the best entertainment. VegasMaster has done its research and presents the top five casinos for mobile...

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Cat in Vegas Slot Launched at William Hill Casino

has added another thrilling video slot to its already extensive array of casino games: the Cat in Vegas slot. Playtech is the software developer behind William Hill’s latest slot addition. The game features a cartoon orange cat styled with a look that appears to be based on Hunter S. Thompson, the infamous gonzo journalist from “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”. The 5-reel, 3-row and 20-payline slot opens up with a 3D animated sequence and is equipped with bright, crisp, and colorful graphics. The paylines are not fixed, which enables players to adjust presently active paylines. Cat in Vegas...

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William Hill and 888 Takeover Talks Come to an End

Last week, had confirmed rumors that had made a bid of £750 to buy them. However, on Monday, the 888 takeover talks came to an end after an agreement failed to be reached between William Hill and a key 888 shareholder. 888 said in a statement it released on Monday, that “Due to a significant difference of opinion on value with a key stakeholder, it has not been possible to reach agreement on the terms of a possible offer and the board of the company has agreed with William Hill to terminate discussions.” When takeover talks were initially announced,...

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888 Shares Soar after William Hill Takeover Talks

888 Holdings, an online gambling group, has recently confirmed that the UK’s largest bookmaker, , made a £750m bid to buy them. On Tuesday, after the online gaming firm made the announcements, 888 shares skyrocketed increasing as high as 28% to 185.7p, following rumors that the bookmaker had made a 210p share offer. William hill is looking to grow its online gambling operations and, according to a report from The Times, the bookmaker and the 888 board have reached a preliminary agreement over a 210p-a-share offer. Commentators within the industry have stated that a 210p-a-share offer would be a...

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William Hill, Founder Of The William Hill Empire

The question on everyone’s mind is who is William Hill and how did the company William Hill that we know today actually begin? Well it was a long and gradual process, Hills interest in the industry and dedication and commitment began at young age. Let’s take a look back over the years and learn about William Hill history and who he was. Click To View The Timeline Of William's Hill Empire Info-graphic.   It started back in 1903, William Hill was born on July 16th 1903 in Birmingham England to a family of 13 children. He attended Old Know...

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William Hill Teams Up With Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe

Leading online sports betting and casino operator, recently announced a partnership with the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Lake Tahoe. As a part of the deal, William Hill US will provide a place for sports fans to wager in the William Hill Sports Book venue in the new Lake Tahoe casino and hotel. Currently, William Hill already operates 104 sports book and racing venues in Nevada. Chief Operations Officer of Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe, Don Marrandino, commented on the recent deal and said, “Teaming with a world-wide market leader like William Hill guarantees our Hard Rock Hotel...

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Gibraltar Online Casinos Protest British Tax

The British government plans to implement a 15 percent tax on British gamblers placing bets with Gibraltar online casinos. Online gambling officials in Gibraltar are protesting the tax which would greatly increase costs for online casinos based in Gibraltar including Ladbrokes and William Hill. The director of operations for Ladbrokes, Steve Buchanan, commented that the tax would put "a huge and unwanted cost on our business." Gibraltar's gambling commissioner said that the gambling tax runs "clearly against the common-sense logic of electronic commerce.” Located at the south of Spain, the small peninsula of Gibraltar has become one of the...

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Net Entertainment and William Hill Join Forces

Net Entertainment, a leading online casino operator, signed a deal with UK bookmaker, William Hill to supply a variety of online games for both PC and mobile devices. This partnership will allow William Hill casino to distribute games powered by Net Entertainment. “Net Entertainment is one of the leading suppliers of best in breed online casino content in the market today, and we are fully committed to make sure we can provide our player community with the very best experience, which now can be further realized through our agreement with Net Entertainment,”  said James Curwen, director of gaming at...

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