A global business with one united team William Hill is one of the world’s largest listed betting and gaming companies. We’ve been established since 1934 and we’re one of the most recognised, respected and trusted brands in the industry. Best-known as a bookmaker providing fixed odds sports betting, we also offer online casino games such as roulette and blackjack. Our products are available to customers whenever and wherever they want to gamble – in the shops, online, on the phone. As a thriving international company, we have 17,000 employees working together as one team worldwide – we began in the UK, where we now have around 2400 betting shops and many key enabling functions. Our Online business has its head-quarter's in Gibraltar with marketing and support operations in the Philippines, Israel and Bulgaria, plus offices in Italy and Spain. We had further international growth with the acquisition of key businesses in the US and Australia forming William Hill US and William Hill Australia. So whatever career you’re looking for, odds are we have the perfect opportunity for you at William Hill.
London, GB
Size (employees)
16,286 (est)
William Hill was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in London, GB
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William Hill Office Locations

William Hill has an office in Swindon, Coventry, Hanover, Lawrence and in 132 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Sylvia Lawla Court 50 Station Rd
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William Hill Financials and Metrics

William Hill Financials

William Hill's revenue was reported to be £1.60 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

164.5 m

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2017)

2.2 b

Closing share price (2-Oct-2017)


Cash (0-Mar-2018)

215.5 m
William Hill's current market capitalization is £2.2 b.
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

148.7 m163.6 m172.2 m172.2 m304.2 m377.9 m382.2 m

Gross profit

923.1 m973.1 m1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.2 b1.2 b
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

156 m146.5 m231 m231 m206.3 m189.9 m164.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

223.9 m241.7 m294.3 m294.3 m368.2 m300.9 m265.9 m

Dividends Paid

52.3 m60.9 m71.1 m71.1 m72.3 m74.4 m109 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(200.3 m)(180.7 m)(175.1 m)(175.1 m)(286.2 m)(157.8 m)(154.6 m)
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

2 x
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William Hill News and Updates

CrownBet Buys William Hill’s Ailing Australian Gambling Business

CrownBet has won the race for the Australian business of William Hill, the British bookmaker confirmed today. CrownBet and a group of shareholders, including the sports betting operator’s founder Matthew Tripp, would buy William Hill’s Australian division at an enterprise value of A$300 million. Cro…

Race for William Hill’s Australian Betting Business Narrowed to Two Bidders

Two bidders for William Hill Australia have been granted due diligence access to the business, the Australian Financial Review has reported citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter. British bookmaker William Hill announced in January that it had decided to review its underperforming Australia…

William Hill could have prevented Gambling Commission embarrassment

It is almost a new trend, gambling companies being fined for falling foul of the rules and being humiliated in public. These failures to do the right thing when it comes to responsible gambling regulation are nothing new. In 2014, my dad, David, was jailed for two years for fraud after stealing o…

bet365 Reportedly Eyes William Hill’s Australian Gambling Business

Online gambling giant bet365 is considering the acquisition of the Australian business of its rival William Hill, local news outlet The Australian reported earlier today. Reports about bet365’s interest in expanding its operations in Australia even further surface shortly after William Hill announce…

William Hill Repays Stolen Money Gambled on Its Website

Gambling operator William Hill made a £500,000 payment to the Dundee City Council, after a former council staff member was sentenced to jail time for stealing over £1 million from the local authority and gambling a portion of the money on the bookmaker’s website. Mark Conway was a senior IT […] The …

William Hill Appoints New Chairman at Critical Times

Today, the leading British gambling operator William Hill announced that it appointed Roger Devlin at the position of its chairman designate. Mr. Devlin, who is known as a veteran in the betting industry as well as an executive of the Football Association. Mr. Devlin is to join the UK bookmaker […] …
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