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William Hill provides sports betting and gaming services. The company operates licensed betting offices that offer various betting and gaming services, including horseracing, greyhound racing, football betting, virtual racing, numbers betting, and other services. It also operates online betting and gaming business that provides in-play and pre-match betting and gaming, and gaming machines, as well as offers online casino, poker, and bingo products. William Hill provides telephone betting services, such as bet in-play betting, and sports betting and gaming services through mobile apps.

TypePublic
Founded1934
HQLondon, GB
Websitewilliamhillplc.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)12,000(-22%)
Job Openings650
Revenue (FY, 2018)£1.6 B(-5%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)£2.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at William Hill

Roger Devlin

Roger Devlin

Chairman
Mark Brooker

Mark Brooker

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Jane Hanson

Jane Hanson

Independent Non-Executive Director
Robin Terrell

Robin Terrell

Independent Non-Executive Director
Lynne Weedall

Lynne Weedall

Independent Non-Executive Director
Gordon Wilson

Gordon Wilson

Independent Non-Executive Director
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William Hill Office Locations

William Hill has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
1 Bedford Ave, Bloomsbury
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William Hill Financials and Metrics

William Hill Revenue

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William Hill's revenue was reported to be £1.62 b in FY, 2018 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2019)

811.7m

Gross profit (H1, 2019)

614.5m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2019), %

75.7%

Net income (H1, 2019)

(61.2m)

EBIT (H1, 2019)

(38.1m)

Market capitalization (21-Apr-2021)

2.9b

Closing stock price (21-Apr-2021)

2.7

Cash (2-Jul-2019)

433.4m

EV

3.5b
William Hill's current market capitalization is £2.9 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.6b1.7b1.6b

Revenue growth, %

1%7%(5%)

Cost of goods sold

382.2m432.0m385.6m

Gross profit

1.2b1.3b1.2b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

837.0m802.6m811.7m

Cost of goods sold

207.3m196.6m197.2m

Gross profit

629.7m606.0m614.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

75%76%76%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

215.5m317.0m510.5m

Accounts Receivable

20.4m17.9m7.8m

Prepaid Expenses

41.5m45.6m47.9m

Current Assets

291.7m393.4m573.9m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

227.0m544.9m433.4m

Current Assets

308.1m613.6m504.5m

PP&E

195.4m134.0m281.3m

Total Assets

2.4b1.5b2.0b
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

225.6m(43.7m)(687.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

86.6m30.1m76.1m

Accounts Payable

37.0m75.1m(28.4m)

Cash From Operating Activities

265.9m290.1m198.1m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

109.0m(802.3m)(38.1m)

Depreciation and Amortization

43.3m39.4m71.0m

Accounts Payable

7.6m10.4m(10.4m)

Cash From Operating Activities

115.3m111.0m72.4m
GBPFY, 2016

EV/EBIT

13.7 x

EV/CFO

11.6 x

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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William Hill Operating Metrics

FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019

Unique Online Active Players

2.25 m2.39 m2.98 m

Revenue per Unique Online Active Player

£237.8£258.3£213

Average Number of Betting Shops

2.37 k2.38 k2.36 k2.34 k2.33 k2.31 k

Average Profit per Shop

£68.3 k£68.12 k£64.42 k
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William Hill Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CG TechnologySeptember 09, 2020
Mr Green & CoOctober 31, 2018
Grand ParadeAugust 02, 2016£13.6 m
Brandywine Bookmaking LLCMay 03, 2011$15.7 m
American WageringApril 14, 2011$39 m
PlaytechOctober 20, 2008
49’s Limited
A.J.Schofield Limited
American Wagering, Inc.
Arena Racing Limited
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William Hill Revenue Breakdown

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William Hill revenue breakdown by business segment: 39.1% from Online, 55.2% from Retail and 5.7% from Other

William Hill revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.9% from Rest of the World and 85.1% from United Kingdom

William Hill Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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William Hill Online and Social Media Presence

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William Hill Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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William Hill News and Updates

888 bets big on William Hill with £2.2bn acquisition

888, a world leading online betting company, beat the odds to snap up William Hill in a £2.2bn acquisition. 888 The post 888 bets big on William Hill with £2.2bn acquisition appeared first on CityAM.

Caesars Entertainment to sell William Hill non-US assets to 888 for $3 billion

Caesars Entertainment to sell William Hill non-US assets to 888 for $3 billion

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. Announces Agreement to Sell William Hill Non-US Assets to 888 Holdings Plc for £2.2bn

LAS VEGAS and RENO, Nev., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) ("Caesars") today announced an agreement to sell the non-US assets of William Hill to 888 Holdings Plc for approximately £2.2 billion. After the repayment of debt and other working capital...

William Hill Voices Disappointment with Mr Green’s Regulatory Failings

British bookmaker William Hill has expressed its disappointment in relation to the hefty seven-figure fine its Europe-facing online casino and wagering subsidiary Mr Green has been slapped with by the Swedish Gambling Authority. Spelinspektionen, the Swedish gambling regulator, earlier this week ann…

Caesars Launches Revamped Betting Experience Following William Hill Acquisition

Casino operator Caesars Entertainment, Inc. this week unveiled its new sports betting experience, Caesars Sportsbook, following the acquisition of British wagering specialist William Hill. Caesars rolled out its new gambling product with a multi-million-dollar nationwide marketing campaign. The comp…

William Hill Bets on Contentstack For Innovation and Market Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Contentstack, a leading content experience platform, today announced that William Hill, a global sports betting and online gaming brand, has chosen Contentstack as its core content experience platform, as part of an aggressive strategy to...
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William Hill Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was William Hill founded?

    William Hill was founded in 1934.

  • Who are William Hill key executives?

    William Hill's key executives are Roger Devlin, Mark Brooker and Jane Hanson.

  • How many employees does William Hill have?

    William Hill has 12,000 employees.

  • What is William Hill revenue?

    Latest William Hill annual revenue is £1.6 b.

  • What is William Hill revenue per employee?

    Latest William Hill revenue per employee is £135.1 k.

  • Who are William Hill competitors?

    Competitors of William Hill include IGT, Crown Resorts and Flutter Entertainment.

  • Where is William Hill headquarters?

    William Hill headquarters is located at 1 Bedford Ave, Bloomsbury, London.

  • Where are William Hill offices?

    William Hill has an office in London.

  • How many offices does William Hill have?

    William Hill has 1 office.