William Hill — from past to present
Well, who among us has not watched the classic gangster movies about the birth of betting business? Then it was clandestine betting and “black cash” has been in the hands of the mafia. But at the same time the first legal bookmakers began to appear available to any person. And it was perfectly legal. One of the first such offices, which will be discussed in my article — is “William Hill”. Few people know that this is probably the oldest bookmaker in Europe, which has betting system by the Internet and off-line network across the UK and Ireland. William Hill Bookmaker company was founded in 1934. Shares of the company William Hill are included in the hundred best companies according to the Financial Times.
It received a license to conduct all activities in the field of gaming and betting, where William Hill have a wealth of experience and a long tradition. The company launched its website in May 1998, and since June 2002 its shares have been quoted on the London Stock Exchange. On the territory of the United Kingdom we can find more than 2,200 betting offices, in Ireland — more than 50. Such widespread evidence proves that William Hill is one of the world leaders in betting and gambling.
But what caused such popularity of this bookmaker? The fact is that William Hill is not standing still and is constantly evolving, that does not go unnoticed among gamblers. And not only in the expansion or improvement of the functional design, and above all — in a variety of sporting events for betting. William Hill accepts bets on a variety of sports such as American football, baseball, basketball, hockey, football, tennis, motoracing, boxing, athletics and winter sports. Moreover, you can also place bets on handball, volleyball, golf, rugby, cricket, snooker, darts and Gaelic sports (such as hurling and Gaelic football). And of course, in the long list of sports are invariably present racing and greyhound racing. Also, at William Hill you can place bets on the outcome of political events, as well as special rates for large entertainment events, for example, the winners of reality TV shows and various competitions broadcast on TV.
Special rates — bookmaker takes bets on the alternative most sports. In the football matches you can make a bet on the “correct score”, the outcome of half, the total number of goals or bets with a handicap. Bets on the author’s of best, first or last goal are also accepted.
Live Betting — sports betting fans will have the all the necessary information about this kind of rates and characteristics of placing them on Betlive Console. This feature is available for football, tennis, basketball and snooker, among others.
The software includes exclusive casino and poker room. In the “Games”, “Vegas” and “Skills”, players are offered such classic games like roulette and blackjack, as well as virtual dog racing, keno and, of course, bingo. Thanks to the “Mobile betting”, users can find all the factors and make a bet on any sport, no matter where they are. Learn more about mobile betting can be found in section “Mobile / Telephone”. On the same page, fans can sign up to bet free SMS informs them about all the news and updates are available, as well as on the latest rates and credits. Section Comments in real time (Live Commentary) contains the latest information about horse racing and dog racing in Britain and Ireland.
The site is translated into many languages, including German, Polish, English, Spanish and Chinese, among others. At this point, clients from Bulgaria, Georgia, Germany, USA, Hong Kong, Israel, Malta, the Netherlands and Turkey are not permitted to the placement of bets.