William Hill

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)+4%
William Hill was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in London, GB

William Hill Office Locations

William Hill has offices in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Halifax and in 134 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 £1.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% 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 (31-Oct-2017)

2.2 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (27-Dec-2016)

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


1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

272.2 m304.2 m377.9 m382.2 m

Gross profit

1.2 b1.3 b1.2 b1.2 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


206.7 m222.1 m282.1 m215.5 m

Accounts Receivable

7.7 m9.4 m5.3 m20.4 m

Current Assets

272.7 m282.2 m342.9 m291.7 m


286.4 m282.1 m271.5 m345.7 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

267.6 m368.2 m300.9 m265.9 m

Cash From Financing Activities

755.2 m(286.2 m)(157.8 m)(154.6 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(30.5 m)(27.6 m)5.2 m(16.8 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2 x
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William Hill Market Value History

William Hill's Web-traffic and Trends

William Hill Online and Social Media Presence

William Hill News and Updates

Exclusive: Paddy Power Betfair, William Hill hold deal talks with CrownBet

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill have separately held talks about a deal with Australia's CrownBet as UK-focused gambling companies seek to expand overseas to offset tougher regulations in Britain.

William Hill Comes under Pressure to Reveal FOBTs Clampdown Financial Consequences

Bookmaker William Hill will be pressured to disclose this week how the pending clampdown on fixed-odds betting terminals will impact its profitability, The Times reported. The company is set to post its trading update for the third quarter of the year on Monday. Late last month, the UK Government fi…

Former William Hill CEO Comments on Paddy Power Betfair CEO’s Support for FOBTs Crackdown

News emerged last week that Paddy Power CEO Breon Corcoran was backing a reduction of the maximum stake accepted by the highly demonized fixed-odds betting terminals from £100 to just £10 or even less. Mr. Corcoran’s comments on the matter expectedly drew criticism from other industry representative…

Silchester International Investors Gambles on William Hill

Investment management firm Silchester International Investors has purchased a 5% stake in gambling operator William Hill, The Telegraph reported earlier today. William Hill shares currently stand at £239.9, well below their four-year high of £465. The London-based hedge fund has thus become the four…

William Hill Closes Israel-Based Office

Gambling operator William Hill is planning to close its Israel-based office, forex trading news outlet LeapRate has reported citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter. The major UK bookmaker expanded its physical presence to Israel back in 2008 when it formed its online gambling division –…

William Hill Company Life and Culture

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