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William Hill buys Playtech stake

Written on March 1, 2023 at 3:26 pm, by

William Hill has purchased the stake held by Playtech, giving the bookmaker total control of its online business. Playtech’s 29% stake in William Hill Online was acquired for the eye-watering sum of £424 million, and follows William Hill’s recent big-money move to buy the Australian and Spanish operations of Sportingbet for £460 million. According to  Continue Reading »

Online gambling market grows in the UK

Written on February 17, 2023 at 2:33 pm, by

The online casino and gambling industry is experiencing an unexpected boom, according to UK government statistics. The industry has grown consistently since Labour introduced the Gabling Act in 2005, allowing online casino and gambling companies to advertise in the UK, as well as several EU countries and white listed locations such as the Isle of  Continue Reading »

Playtech mobile casino launched through Betfred

Written on January 15, 2023 at 2:32 pm, by

Leading online casino software developer Playtech has launched a version of its mobile platform for Betfred customers. The mobile casino will include 20 different table and slot games, including some of the popular themed slots.  Users will be able to access the games at their leisure, and it is expected that in due course Betfred  Continue Reading »

Facebook Strikes Deal with 888 Holdings

Written on January 12, 2023 at 2:31 pm, by

Facebook has reached an agreement with 888 Holdings, the company behind 888casino, which will make a range of real money games available to the social network’s UK users. This follows an earlier deal with Gamesys which led to the release of Bingo Friendzy, the social network’s first real money gambling app, back in August 2012.  Continue Reading »